New Yorkers and their children are lucky to be so close to so many wonderful cultural events and venues for children. These are some of the best concerts and plays for children in the New York City and Long Island area.
The Little Orchestra Society
The Little Orchestra Society offers two children’s programs, Lollipops and Happy Concerts. Lollipops performances are suggested for ages 3-5 and Happy Concerts for ages 6-12. Performances change throughout the year. Performances are held at Lincoln Theater and Hunter College. Tickets and schedules are available at their website: www.littleorchestra.org
Broad Hollow Children’s Theatre
Adorable performances by adults and children are performed regularly for children by this Long Island theatre company. Performances are held at the Elmont Library and at the Bay Way Arts Theatre.
The Bay Way Arts Center also hosts birthday parties for children after performances. The Elmont Library does not host birthday parties.
Long Island Puppet Theatre
Located in Hicksville, NY. This theater is really different both inside and out. Check them out for fun performances and for birthday parties. The Long Island Puppet Theater will also make a great girl scout event or boy scout event!
In general, children will dress in special occasion dresses and outfits for these performances.