Family Favorites Coming to Irvine Barclay Theatre

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Looking to introduce your kids to the Theater? Irvine Barclay is a great place to start as it is a smaller venue than Segerstrom so the views are all great and it has an initimate feel to it. Also the acoustics are fantastic! The theatre has a reputation for wide-ranging programming in the fields of contemporary dance, music, and theater arts. Performances take place in the 756-seat Cheng Hall.

The Snowy Day and Other Stories

Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 2pm

 An imaginative musical play about the childhood joys and challenges of growing up, The Snowy Day and Other Stories is based on the best-selling books by Ezra Jack Keats. The Snowy Day celebrates the magic and boundless possibilities of the first snowfall. Follow Peter and his friends as they romp and play, start snowball fights and make snow angels. Using innovative shadow puppetry and songs, Keats’ treasured characters come to life in this humorous and fun adaptation of The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Goggles! and A Letter to Amy. Adapted for the stage by Jerome Hairston and produced by Childsplay Theatre Company, The Snowy Day and Other Stories is recommended for ages 3 and up. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students, and Family Packs are available for $20 each when purchasing four or more adult tickets. Tickets can be purchased at www.thebarclay.org or by calling 949.854.4646. Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA.

Toying with Science with Garry Krinsky – Morning Performance

Friday, March 13, at 10am and 7:30pm

Enter the zany, fun-filled world of Garry Krinsky’s Toying with Science. Known as a “living cartoon” for his non-stop energy and animated movement, Garry Krinsky uses stunning circus skills, interactive demonstrations and plenty of audience participation to explore the fascinating scientific principles that define our world. It’s a dynamic, fast-paced show brimming with original, upbeat songs, humor and delightful insight. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Tickets for the morning show are $18 per person or $10 each for groups of 20 or more. Tickets for the evening performance are $20-$25 and can be purchased at www.thebarclay.org. For groups, please call 949.854.4646. Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA.

Laurie Berkner Greatest Hits Solo Show

Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 2pm

Laurie Berkner is the undisputed “queen of kid’s music”, according to People magazine. With an average of nine million monthly streams and millions of CDs and DVDs sold, Laurie’s songs have become beloved classics of children worldwide. Laurie’s Greatest Hits Solo Show features popular hits like “Bumblebee (Buzz Buzz),” “Victor Vito,” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” “Pig On Her Head,” and “Rocketship Run.”  The rhythms and energy will keep kids enraptured…and adults can come along for the ride. Tickets are $24 to $50 and can be purchased at www.thebarclay.org or by calling 949.854.4646. Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA.

Jungle Book

Friday, April 24, 10am and 7:30pm

Saturday, April 25, 7:30pm

Based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale, the Jungle Book features your favorite characters like you’ve never seen them before. Using colorful animation, hypnotic lighting and inventive puppetry, this new theatrical adaptation is a joyous re-imagining of the best-loved stories told through modern eyes, transporting audiences to a jungle fantasy they’re sure to remember for years to come. Recommended for ages 6 and up, Jungle Book is A Kidoons and WYRD Production in association with The 20K Collective. Tickets are $18 for the morning performance on April 24, and

$20 – $35 for the evening performances on April 24 and 25. Tickets are $10 when purchased for groups of 20 or more by calling (949) 854-4646. Tickets can be purchased at www.thebarclay.org. Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA.

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