2019-2020 Professional Season


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Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In A Play!"

September 20–October 27, 2019

Directed by Cara Gabriel
Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
All performances held in Glen Echo Park
Recommended for all ages


The award-winning, best-selling children's books jumps from page to stage as a musical experience you won’t forget! Gerald and Piggie are "bestus" friends, with Gerald taking care of all the worrying and Piggie living her best life. Piggie’s even happier and more excited than usual. They’re going to a party hosted by the Squirrelles! And so begins a day when anything is possible.



A World Premiere Play

The Velveteen Rabbit


November 15, 2019–January 1, 2020

Directed by Jenna Duncan
Based on the book by Margery Williams
Adapted by Patrick Flynn
All performances held in Glen Echo Park
Recommended for all ages

Margery Williams's classic toy story gets a vibrant retelling in this brand new adaptation. When the Child gets the Rabbit for Christmas, she is at first disappointed in her gift. But as the two quest and adventure through her storybooks, both Rabbit and Child grow and care for each other. And they discover that love is the greatest force in the Universe and can make impossible things Real.


The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats

February 14–April 5, 2020


Directed by Victoria Murray Baatin
Adapted for the stage by Jerome Hairston
Based on the books by Ezra Jack Keats
Produced by special arrangement with Plays for Young Audiences
All performances held in Glen Echo Park
Recommended for all ages

This beautiful show follows the character of Peter and his friend Archie around the neighborhood in four of Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved tales, The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, and A Letter to Amy. Renowned for his tender personality, the character of Peter faces relatable everyday challenges to which children of all ages will find delightfully entertaining.





Lyle the Crocodile

April 24–May 31, 2020

Directed by Danielle Drakes
Adapted for the stage by Kevin Kling
Based on Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber
All performances held in Glen Echo Park
Recommended for all ages

Alert the press! A crocodile has turned up in a bathtub in an apartment in New York City’s Upper East Side! Not to worry. Lyle the Crocodile becomes good friends with the folks in the building, except for Mr. Grumps, who hates well… everything except his cat. Will Lyle be able to prove his worth to Mr. Grumps and show that our differences actually make us beautiful?




Madagascar - A Musical Adventure

June 26–August 23, 2020


Directed by Helen Hayes Award Recipient Natsu Onoda Power
Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture
Book by Original Music and Lyrics by Kevin Del Aguila George Noriega & Joel Someillan

All performances held in Glen Echo Park
Recommended for all ages

We like to move it, move it! Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.



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