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“Great Place for Kids” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-961-6060
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Bethesda
Type: Theaters
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Owner description: 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.
Bethesda, Maryland
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“Great Place for Kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The performances are aimed at 4-10 year olds. Several small performance space, and the kids are quite close to the action. The actors often come out to meet the audience afterwards.

Visited October 2012
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Hyattsville, Maryland
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“High quality in every way!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

My wife and I recently took our 7 yr old granddaughter to see Peter Pan and Wendy at Imagination Stage and were blown away by the professionalism of the terrific singers, actors, sets, lighting, sound, costumes, the works. It was very well done and the interaction between the actors and the audience was a big hit with the children there who go to help save Peter Pan and Tinker Bell! The booster seats also got little ones up where they could see perfectly!

There is not a bad seat in the house but there ARE cold seats. They actually provide blankets for those who request them since the theater is kept quite cool. Take a sweater even in the summer.

Visited July 2013
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Erin G, Public Relations Manager at Imagination Stage, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Thank you so much! We are thrilled that you and your granddaughter enjoyed the show. We would love for you to attend our special Grandparent events! If you're interested, email Chelsey at cchristensen@imaginationstage.org, and she can give you more info!
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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Imagination Stage goes out of their way to accomodate infants to grade school children. The shows are interactive, well rehearsed, and well done. We have gone here for years and every show is a little different and overall excelent.

Visited March 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Amazing kids theater - nothing like it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

If you are in the area with children -- whether as a visitor or living nearby -- this is a "must do". The shows are fun, fresh and filled with music. There are no bad seats. The "worst" seats are 8th row. You get to meet the actors afterwards. Parking is easy (right next door). There are subscriptions or individual show tickets.

Visited October 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Great for kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

They put on a good show, the kids will love it, and the price is usually right. They also have a nice gift shop and eatery in the theatre lobby.

Visited January 2013
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