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'Yo Gabba Gabba! Live' and more kids' theater this weekend
Want to give your kids a live theater experience this weekend? Hudson Valley families can see familiar stories and favorite characters brought to life by onstage talents in local performances.
“We're Going on a Bear Hunt” in Mamaroneck
They’re not scared! Follow a family’s fun and foolish foray over, under and through assorted outdoorsy obstacles in search of a big bear, and see what happens when they find one. This amusing stage adaptation of the children’s book by Michael Rosen is appropriate for all ages.
When: 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27
Info: Emelin Theatre, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck; 914-698-0098; www.emelin.org; $13
“Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!” in Port Chester
Families with preschoolers can get their sillies out at a high-energy performance by some of their favorite Nick Jr. characters, such as DJ Lance Rock, Muno the friendly cyclops, Brobee the little green monster, Foofa the flower-head and Plex the yellow robot. See the colorful creatures perform their wacky brand of kiddie songs to drive home simple, wholesome messages, such as the importance eating your vegetables and being nice to your friends. For an added treat, splurge for the Gabba Party Upgrade and your little ones can meet, party and take a picture with the gang.
When: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27.
Info: Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester; 914-937-4126; www.thecapitoltheatre.com; $26-$61 admission; $80 for Gabba Party Upgrade
Can’t make it on the weekend? Catch it at 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (601 Broadway, Kingston; 845-339-6088; www.bardavon.org).