Wolf Trap’s Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods


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Get ready for a summer full of puppetry, music, entertainment, storytelling, and more! Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods (CTIW), literally tucked in the woods at Wolf Trap National Park, has been a summer tradition for generations of children and families!

The entertainment happens at Wolf Trap’s Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, located at 1645 Trap Rd., Vienna, VA 22182.

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June | July | Aug


June

June 18 & 19, 2019
David Engel: Willy Wonka’s Wondershow!
Mr. Wonka will lead you through eccentric challenges, fun-loving mayhem, and a world of pure imagination! Come to experience real magic, original music, bubble-play, and eye-popping puppetry. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

June 20, 2019
SaulPaul
Part singer-songwriter, part inspirational speaker, SaulPaul will have you singing along and feeling fine with his acoustic hip-hop music. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

June 21 & 22, 2019
Experiential Theater Company: Aesop’s Fables
Join in these classic tales in a whole new way! Experiential Theater is a hands-on dramatic adventure—if you’re in the room, you’re in the show! Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

June 25, 2019
The Gottabees: Squirrel Stole My Underpants
Oh no! A sneaky squirrel has stolen Sylvie’s favorite underpants! Follow Sylvie on a mysterious adventure with curious characters. Will our heroine rescue her underpants? Join us on this adventure to find out! Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

June 26, 2019
Moona Luna
Moona Luna is “the missing soundtrack for bilingual and bicultural kids” (The New York Daily News). Mixing Mexican folk, a rock sensibility, and alternating smoothly between English and Spanish, this is a performance you won’t want to miss! Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

June 27, 2019
Taratibu Youth Association: Unspoken Stories
An ensemble of talented young dancers performs hip-hop, modern, and traditional African dance to powerful music including contemporary gospel, spirituals, and native Zulu and Kiswahili vocals. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

June 28, 2019
Ants Ants Ants
With their optimistic lyrics and innovative instrumentation, Ants Ants Ants offers an invitation into that golden childhood we always dreamed of having and creating for the ones we love. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

June 29, 2019
Maru Montero Dance Company
Though its roots are in Mexican folk dance, Maru Montero Dance Company performs modern Latin dances, including mambo, cha-cha, and salsa. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

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July

July 2, 2019
Nomad Dancers & Raqs Habibi: Dancing from Cairo to Samarkand
A magic carpet ride across the Middle East from Cairo to Samarkand. This cultural adventure features colorful authentic costumes, veiled Persian princesses, and dances from the oasis and the caravansary. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 3, 2019
Hopalong Andrew: Songs of the Urban Cowpoke
Calling all cowboys and cowgirls! Clever and whimsical cowboy songs about city life performed in the great tradition of the American West. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 5 & 6, 2019
Madcap Puppets: The Great Space Caper
Famous space explorer, Buzby, crash lands his spaceship on a strange planet and forms an unlikely friendship with a stranded alien named Galax. Together, they uncover the mysteries of the universe as they search for a new planet that the funny little creature can call home. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 9, 2019
Mömandpöp: The Mömandpöp Comeback Special!
Mömandpöp is a musical comedy duo that the youngest patrons and adults will love! Experience award-winning, original music, crazy costume changes, and exciting audience participation, with a message of caring and kindness. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 10 & 11, 2019
The Deedle Deedle Dees
From exploring famous figures like Sacagawea and Abigail Adams to examining the theories of Tesla and Edison, hear songs inspired by history, science, folklore, and literature set to a rockin’ beat! Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 12 & 13, 2019
Kira Willey: Rockin’ Yoga Concert with Kira Willey & Friends
Kira and her rockin’ band put on unique, high-energy shows with lots of musical yoga breaks, rhythm games, singing, and dancing. This totally interactive performance will have everyone on their feet! Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 16 & 17, 2019
Jojo & the Pinecones
With their jazzed-up pop and popped-up jazz, Jojo and her group of exceptional musicians will have the whole crowd tappin’ their toes. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 18, 2019
Shannon Dunne Dance
Dancing to live, traditional Irish music, these dancers use the low-to-the-ground battering style footwork in figures, solos, and complex choreography to entertain, include, and inspire audiences of all ages. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 19 & 20, 2019
Vital Theatre Company: Angelina Ballerina The Musical
A special guest is coming to visit Camembert Academy! Angelina and her friends will perform all types of dance, including hip-hop, modern dance, the Irish jig, and of course, ballet. Will their famous visitor be impressed? Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 23, 2019
Falu
Nominated for a 2018 Grammy Award for Best Children’s Album, Falu has graced all three of Wolf Trap’s stages. Join her and the band for a musical journey through South Asia and around the globe, celebrating the diverse instruments, languages, sights, and humanity of the world. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 24 & 25, 2019
Red Yarn
Discover the dynamic roots of American music as Red Yarn weaves folk songs and puppetry into an engaging tale. With his lively performance and lush folk-rock recordings, this red-bearded bard shares positive values while reviving American folklore for younger generations. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 26 & 27, 2019
Maryland Youth Ballet: Cinderella
Will the slipper fit? Join the Maryland Youth Ballet as they bring this classic fairy tale of dreams and adventure to life through the mesmerizing magic of dance. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 30, 2019
Aaron Nigel Smith
Join this reggae rocker for some of his best-known children’s songs. Island rhythms will surely get everyone up to sing, dance, and play together. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

July 31, 2019
Culture Shock, Washington, DC
Experience hip-hop dance like never before. Culture Shock DC’s groundbreaking style is sure to have audiences popping, locking, and grooving all the way home. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

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August

Aug 1, 2019
Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers: The Legend of the Banana Kid
Little Chucky rides into town on his trusty goat for a showdown with Big Bad Bart and his gang of bandits. With a fistful of bananas, what could go wrong? Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

Aug 2 & 3, 2019
The Okee Dokee Brothers
With songs written under wide-open skies and harmonies fine-tuned around the campfire, The Okee Dokee Brothers encourage kids to get outside and get creative. Can’t make this CTIW show? See the full schedule here and plan a future visit!

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