Monthly Parenting Magazine

What’s New in Children’s Theatre

What’s New in Children’s Theatre

Children's Theatre

Enjoy a night out with your children at the theatre! Coming to stages across London, these shows keep your little ones engaged and share compelling stories the whole family will love. 

Words: Gabrielle Hernandez

Children's Theatre

The Night Pirates

Grab an eye patch and get ready to set sail across the high seas. Your little pirates will be fascinated as they join young Tom as he embarks on a treasure filled journey to confront some silly adult pirates. Boys and girls will be ready to take part on some adventures of their own after enjoying this high-energy show.

6 – 16 September
Ages 3+

Rose Theatre Kingston

Children's Theatre

The Lorax

The classic Dr. Seuss tale makes it way to center stage. The little orange critter is back to protect the earth from destruction. Children will love the vivid and colorful set, puppetry and the catchy songs. The message the show conveys is something everyone in the family can learn from.

All Ages
20 October – 5 November

The Old Vic

Children's Theatre


Take your child on a magic carpet ride into the world of ballet. Aladdin’s adventures are brought to life in a dazzling production. Featuring lavish sets and costumes, you and your little ones will be enthralled by all the special effects and incredible choreography.

Ages 5+
31 October – 2 November

Sadler’s Wells

Children's Theatre

The Gruffalo’s Child

Your child will love being able to see this beloved story unfold before their eyes. Join the Gruffalo’s Child as she sneaks away to the deep dark wood. She comes across many intersting creatures, but will she come face-to-face with the Big Bad Mouse? Enjoy the laughs and bits of scary fun in this magical musical.

Ages 3+
22 November – 7 January

Lyric Theatre

Children's Theatre

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

This childhood favourite, accompanied by three other stories from Eric Carle, returns to the London stage. The colourful display of puppets will surely stun your little ones with their lifelike movements and incredible size. The whole family will love the visually compelling set and loveable storylines.

All Ages
13 December – 7 January

The Ambassadors Theatre


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