It's back to school for the kids, but great family entertainment continues with productions of Goodnight Moon, Extraordinary, A Dolphin Up a Tree, Comet in Moominland, Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red Riding Hood, and Suddenly Summer!
Moscow Cats Theatre returns to New York, and the New York International Fringe Festival presents the kid friendly shows Angela's Flying Bed, Earth's Vacation, Myles the Hypoallergenic Superhero and His Superhero Friends, and Princess Mimi or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Frog.
Thomas Saves the Day arrives at the Beacon, An African Village can be seen at LaGuardia Concert Hall, It's a Bee, Honey plays the Abrons Sculpture Garden, Lou Del Bianco sings at the Player's Theatre, and Disney's High School Musical performs in Long Island.
The New Acting Company presents Once Upon a Pandora's Box, the York Theatre Company brings back its popular musicals The New Kid and The People Garden, Dicapo Opera offers an abbreviated version of Manon Lescaut , and TheatreWorks USA presents a quintet of one-day only events.
Lookingglass Alice, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Semianyuki, and A Shelter in Our Car are some of the family-friendly entertainments in the city, while Long Island offers shows such as Big River, Cinderella, and Peter and the Wolf.