Mila Vincent is our correspondent for GRAND TIMES KIDS. Every month, Mila checks out shows with her grandmother, Johannah Luza, and tells you their favorite grandparent/grandchildren outings, with a little help from our Theatrically Speaking critic, Nancy Churnin.
The Secret Garden Presented by Outcry Theatre
The Broadway musical adaptation of the novel about Mary Lennox, an orphan who finds hope and a way to help by tending her Aunt Lily’s hidden garden Where: Addison Theatre Centre, Studio Theatre | 15650 Addison Rd., Addison When: Fri. Jan. 17 – Sun. Jan. 26 Phone: 972.836.7206 Web:outcrytheatre.com
Schoolhouse Rock Live! Presented by Dallas Children’s Theater
Music and fun ways to learn with songs like “Just a Bill,” “Three is a Magic Number” and “Conjunction Junction” Where: Rosewood Center for Family Arts | 5938 Skillman St., Dallas When: Sat. Jan. 25 – Sun. Feb. 23 Phone: 214.740.0051 Web:dct.org
Magic Tree House – Showtime with Shakespeare Presented by AT&T Performing Arts Center
Jack and Annie, the brother and sister of The Magic Treehouse series in a hip-hop musical where they go back in time to meet and help Shakespeare. Where: Wyly Theatre | 2400 Flora St., Dallas When: Thurs. Jan. 30 – Fri. Jan 31 Phone: 214.880.0202 Web:attpac.org
Frank-N-Friend Presented by Casa Manana
A new musical about a boy who learns what it means to be a friend after he builds a Frank-N-Friend monster to protect him from bullies Where: Casa Manana | 3101 West Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth When: Fri. Jan. 31 – Sun. Feb. 16 Phone: 817.332.2272 Web:casamanana.org
Judy Moody & Stink Presented by Eisemann Center
Judy Moody is determined to become famous but her brother, Stink, keeps messing up her plans in this national tour. Come early for Eisemann Extras! Where: Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr., Richardson When: Sun. Feb. 23 Phone: 972.744.4650 Web:eisemanncenter.com
Mila Vincent is our official “kid theatre reviewer.” Her favorite things to do are growing vegetables in her garden with her Dad, give to others on “kind” days with her Mom, swim with her baby sister, review shows with her grandmother Johannah Luza, and wear twirly dresses. Her favorite color is purple.