Check Out Mila’s Top 5 Picks for January and February

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

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