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Address: 4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone Number: 301-961-6060
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Description: Imagination Stage is the largest and most respected multi-disciplinary...
Imagination Stage is the largest and most respected multi-disciplinary theatre arts organization for young people in the Mid-Atlantic region. We offer a year-round season of professional shows (adult actors performing for families and classes), after-school programs and summer camps for ages 1-18, and arts-integration professional development training for teachers, students, schools, and families. All of our programs are informed by our core belief in making the arts inclusive and accessible to all children, regardless of their physical, cognitive, or financial status.
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Great for kids and parents

Loved to take my toddler for Saturday matinee shows/play dates. The parking next door is free in the weekends which is a plus!

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Loved to take my toddler for Saturday matinee shows/play dates. The parking next door is free in the weekends which is a plus!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is one of the most creative and entertaining children's theaters that I've ever frequented. Take your kid or a grandkid or a neighbor's kid. You will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went to the afternoon performance of the BFG. The theatre is nice and the show is very well done. We had lunch before the show and there were many great restaurant options in the area as well.

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Washington, D.C.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I am so happy to live in an area with such a wide range of activities and entertainment for kids. I have taken my kids (age 8 and 7) to 3 performances and have always been impressed by the caliber of the acting, the beautiful and creative costumes, and the music. The one area for improvement that I would suggest... More 

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25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My son and I have attended many plays at Imagination Stage and have enjoyed every one. He is 11 now, outside the suggested age range, but he loves theater and still enjoys the shows very much. We pay attention to the entire experience, included the incredibly creative costuming, the music, the lines of dialogue and small gestures geared to older... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This children's theatre is nothing short of awesome. There is no such thing as a bad seat. Parking was easy. The performance was marvelous. The kiddos are thrilled each and every show.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The whole Imagination Stage experience is so excellent, so well done, so needed and really worthwhile to visit, to support, to recommend. Performances I have seen there over the years were all just brilliantly delivered and totally enjoyable.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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302 reviews 302 reviews
125 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Childrens theater is thriving in Montgomery County and this is one of the best. The kids always love it. Well worth the trip.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is a children's theater with great programming from toddlers to pre-teens. Parking is easy next door. Most shows are great with a few mishaps here and there. I love their little gift shop full of costumes. Overall, a very enjoyable experience for children and parents alike!

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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We have been to Imagination Stage twice before. This is wonderful theatre for very young children full of intrigue to stretch their imagination. My grandson is enraptured by the performance especially those parts when the children are invited to participate. The actors are so professional in reaching out to the children. I recommend families to visit and enjoy this piece... More 

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