February 7-23: Go on a thrilling musical adventure filled with magic, mystery and fantastical creatures! Young Minli’s poor village desperately needs good fortune. So she sets out on a quest to find The Old Man in the Moon, who holds all the answers to life’s questions. Adapted from the best-selling book based on Chinese folklore.
February 7: At the center of every circus rests a 42-foot ring full of thrills, laughs, and excitement. Cirque Mechanics dares us to leap into the circus ring and experience the timelessness of this evolving art form.
March 27-29: Never underestimate the determination of a child! Can a bunch of kids work together to uncover and outsmart a criminal? In Slingsby’s award-winning signature style, recommended for adults and kids ages 8+, Emil and The Detectives is told by two skilled actors immersed in smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds, and a cinematic score.
March 4: NPR’s From the Top comes to The Wallis to amplify and celebrate the amazing talents and voices of virtuosic young musicians from California and beyond. Recommended for adults and children ages 7+, enjoy this behind-the-scenes look combining serious music and informal interviews in a delightful and entertaining concert experience.
May 7-10: Disney’s worldwide phenomenon is taking Broadway Junior by (snow)storm! Presented by Orange County Children’s Theatre, the enchanting modern classic from Disney is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage.
May 10: The kid-centric company is back for more free, outdoor musical sketch comedy based on stories written by children, geared especially for toddlers! Join The Wallis during Sunday Funday to enjoy The Story Pirates, and more.
May 8-10: Mirror, mirror on the wall, this Snow White has laughs for all! Filled with live music, magic, and festive fun, this original take on the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale is recommended for adults of all ages and children ages 5+. Snow White at The Wallis is a tale of adventure, danger, and a very shiny red apple.
June 14: Parker Bent will delight audiences of children and families with his original music, sly wit, and warm humor. You may even find yourself on-stage singing with him! Join The Wallis for these free family Sunday Funday events outside on their Promenade Terrace.
Featuring pulsing, original music, custom-made instruments, surprise audience interaction and hilarious absurdity, join the Blue Men in a joyful experience that unites audiences of all ages.
Life got you down? Spend an hour with award-winning puppeteer, Joshua Holden. The Joshua Show: Episode 2 thrills audiences of all ages by celebrating individuality in ourselves and others, helping to combat the doldrums of everyday life.