The sun will come out tomorrow with a new deal for this orphan! Annie is based on the classic comic strip Little Orphan Annie, and includes musical classics like "Hard Knock Life," "Tomorrow" and "Easy Street." Annie's rags-to-riches tale is guaranteed to please, and offers a singing, dancing reminder that helping those who are less fortunate can turn out to be the most rewarding gift of all. Don't miss Annie at Clackamas Repertory Theatre in Oregon City.
With 30 exhibits displaying more than 2,500 species of underwater life, there's plenty to keep you and your family engaged at the Portland Aquarium. Explore and observe a wide variety of birds, reptiles, and both cold water and tropical fish in settings that mimic their natural habitats. You're encouraged to hand-feed sharks, rays, birds and fish, or to get up-close and personal with many of the reptiles and other animals on exhibit. Touch a stingray, visit a tropical rainforest filled with exotic creatures, marvel at a giant Pacific octopus and much more. Your little ones might just leave with dreams of a career in marine biology.
The Emmy-nominated PBS kids TV show Wild Kratts brings an all-new theatrical stage show starring Martin and Chris Kratt to Portland's Keller Auditorium. Whether they're sharing "wow facts!" about cute, ferocious and just plain wild animals, or pulling on their high-tech gear to activate Creature Powers inspired by the animal kingdom, the Kratt Brothers spark kids' love of nature while taking them along on fun-filled adventures. In The Wild Kratts Live 2.0: Activate Creature Power, the Kratts return to the stage to deliver more of their trademark blend of educational entertainment that's made them a hit with kids and adults alike.
Aladdin, adapted from the Disney film and centuries-old folktales including "One Thousand and One Nights," is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical. Aladdin's journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.
Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for "the most complete - and completely satisfying - new musical in a long time" (USA Today).
Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Chicago's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper! Entertainment Weekly raves "Broadway's Big Treat" and NPR exclaims "You'll have a ball!"