Events: Kid’s Korner in February 2013

Baby, it’s cold outside! Escape the chill by spending a day at the theater

Dance Number

Feb. 16-17: Angelina Ballerina the Musical Join this merry mouse and her friends Alice, Gracie, AZ, Viki, and Ms. Mimi as they gear up to put on a special performance for a famous guest — and Angelina is the most excited of all. The group practices special numbers with hip-hop, Irish step-dance, and ballet moves to make the show the best it can be. Recommended for ages 3 and up. 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. $18, $13 children. • Emelin Theatre. 153 Library Ln., Mamaroneck. 914-698-0098 or

Sesame Street to the Rescue

Feb. 1-3: Elmo’s Super Heroes Super Grover has lost his powers, but all is not lost! Elmo and his team of heroes — friends Abby Cadabby, Zoe, her pet Rocco, and Telly Monster ­— sweep in to save the day. Through fun songs, the friends discover the benefits of good hygiene, nutrition, and exercise to help Grover get his groove back. Call for times. $16-$27. • The Palace Theatre. 19 Clinton Ave., Albany. 518-465-3334 or

Follow the Trail

Feb. 16: Hansel and Gretel Based on the Brothers Grimm classic, this puppet show tells the tale of two siblings who venture too far into the Forbidden Forest — and find themselves in some serious hot water. An evil witch captures them, but they outwit her and follow a trail of bread crumbs back home. 11 a.m. $9, $7 children. • The Rhinebeck Center for Performing Arts. 661 Rte. 308, Rhinebeck. 845-876-3080 or

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Bigger is Better

Feb. 24: Clifford the Big Red Dog Live! Celebrate Clifford’s 50th anniversary along with Cleo, T-Bone, and Emily Elizabeth. As the poochy pals go off on exciting escapades, they learn many lessons based on Clifford’s BIG ideas — such as sharing, playing fair, having respect, and being responsible, among many others. 1 p.m. $35, $25 children. • Tarrytown Music Hall. 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 914-631-3390 or

peter and the wolf

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Feb. 10: Peter and the Wolf We all know the tale of the young boy Peter and his quest to capture a wolf. In its new production, New York Theatre Ballet adds jazz, tap, and modern dance moves to bring the story to the stage. The troupe also performs “Bark! In the Park,” which follows a pair of children as they search for their lost dog in Central Park. 3 p.m. $10, adults free when accompanying a child. • The Egg. Empire State Plaza, Albany. 518-473-1845 or


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