Upcoming Live Shows Your Family Will Love!

There’s nothing like being in the live audience of a show! Check out these fun performances coming up around LA & Orange County for families and kids. From basketball trick shots and princesses to high-flying bugs and circus science — there’s something out there for every family!

 

For the basketball fans

Harlem Globetrotters Spread Game Tour

The Globetrotters pioneered the game of basketball. Their skills are known throughout the world and now they’re back in Southern California! The 2022 tour is all about honoring the late and great Curly Neal. Don’t miss ankle-breaking crossovers, ball-handling wizardry, and an all-new in-game dunk contest. If your family loves basketball, this is a show you’ll never forget.

Saturday, February 26 – Toyota Arena, Ontario

Sunday, February 27 – Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles

 

 

For families enchanted by Disney Princesses

Disney Princess The Concert

For the first time in forever, Disney Princess – The Concert, brings together an all-star quartet of Broadway and animated film icons to celebrate all the Disney Princesses in an evening of songs, animation, and stories.

Performers sing your favorite Disney Princess songs, and share their behind-the-scenes stories from their time portraying princesses on the stage and screen. You’re encouraged to dress up in your best royal attire!

The concert runs approximately for 2 hours with intermission. Suggested for ages 6 and up.

Sunday, February 27, 2022
City National Grove of Anaheim
Tickets: $45-178.50

 

For kids who love monster trucks

Monster Jam

It’s the most action-packed motorsports experience for families! See 12,000-pound trucks perform high-flying stunts, head-to-head battles, and compete for points. Check out the Pit Party experience where fans can see the massive trucks up close, meet their favorite drivers, and take pictures.

February 26-27, 2022
Angel Stadium, Anaheim
Tickets: Start at $35

 

 

For families into history

Rapunzel Alone

Rapunzel Alone is a brand new live theatrical reimagining inspired by the classic fairy tale that follows the story of Lettie, a young mixed-race girl from London, sent to the countryside for her own safety during the daily bombings of WWII. On an isolated country farm, she faces her own battles with a strict new guardian and a very “fowl” goose. Recommended for ages 7+.

Hear it… then see it! The radio play adaptation is a prequel to the upcoming stage production. Listen here.

March 12-19, 2022
The Wallis, Beverly Hills
Tickets: $25

 

 

For kids who want to unleash their inner pop star

Twinkle Time

Twinkle, the award-winning bilingual children’s music phenomenon presents her pop/rock/hip-hop concert Twinkle Time. Described as “Lady Gaga for kids,” Twinkle breaks barriers with both her music and positive messages that teach kids to celebrate their uniqueness. Performing songs in both English and Spanish, Twinkle’s distinct vocals, dazzling costumes and high-energy dancing create a fun filled Kidzapalooza extravaganza for the entire family! Recommended for children ages 4+.

March 13, 2022
La Mirada Theatre
Tickets: $12-20

 

 

For kids who want to see their stories come to life

Story Pirates

The Story Pirates, live on stage, featuring songs you love, personalities you know, ideas you provided, and pies thrown directly in the face of Pirates! Kids are encouraged to bring in stories that may be adapted live by the Story Pirates. This performance will be their biggest show on the West Coast!

March 13, 2022
The Wiltern, Los Angeles
Tickets: 38.50

 

 

For families who love thrilling acrobatics (and bugs!)

Cirque du Soleil OVO

An exciting Cirque du Soleil experience for the whole family, OVO is a colorful intrusion into a day in the life of insects. The performance highlights the unique personalities and abilities of insects through show-stopping acrobatics. See amazing ants juggle their food, crazy crickets bouncing off trampolines, and silky spiders spin their web in air.

March 17 – May 1, 2022
Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles
Tickets: Start at $50

 

 

For kids obsessed with outer space

Secrets of Space

Using magical illusions and a state-of-the-art digital LED wall, two sisters and the audience embark on an interactive journey across the galaxy, exploring the wonders of the cosmos using key ideas in science and technology. Free pre-show activities include a special virtual reality experience, create and launch a rocket, and an out of this world photo op!

April 2-3, 2022
Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa
Tickets: $20

 

 

For kids who love the magic of science 

The Circus Science Spectacular

Presenting science, circus-style! Using juggling, balancing, magic and more to illustrate concepts of science, this interactive, educational show entertains and amazes audiences of all ages. With flying clubs and piled high pies, there are plenty of ways for kids to get involved. Trained by Ringling Brothers Circus, two hilarious hosts create a truly immersive and laugh-packed science experience! Recommended for ages 4+.

April 10, 2022
La Mirada Theatre
Tickets: $12

 

 

For kids who want to play in a whimsical world

Farfalle

Farfalle, Italian for “butterflies,” is an interactive visual feast that follows the exciting journey of a caterpillar as it morphs into a beautiful butterfly. Through innovative use of dance, video, music and interactive technologies, audiences of all ages are taken on a magical adventure and participate in a variety of ways. Kids are invited to kick off their shoes to compose songs with their feet, chase caterpillars, and paint in the air.

April 30 – May 1, 2022
Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa
Tickets: $20

 

 

For families who want to enjoy a modern twist to Cinderella

Cenicienta

This modern, bilingual stage- adaptation of Cinderella tackles culture, family, and the power of language. When 10-year-old Belinda is locked in the family basement, she uses her imagination to re-enact the story of Cinderella using objects around her. In the process of acting out this story and connecting to her family history, she learns to stand up for herself and take charge of her life and dreams.

May 14-15, 2022
Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa
Tickets: $20

 

 

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This post was written by Alina Na

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