The EQT Children’s Theater Festival has shifted to a virtual platform this year and become the EQT Children’s Theater Festival @ Home. The festival is free and runs from Thursday, November 19 to Thursday, December 31.
Families are given an opportunity to engage with the arts and spend time together in a safe way. Enjoy full-length performance streams, workshops with artists, a Frog Stop Scavenger Hunt, and more! New content will be released each week. For more information, to watch performances, or to register, visit the EQT Children’s Theater Festival @ Home website.
Events and Performances That Are Scheduled:
- The Wizards Of Oakwood Drive
The Wizards Of Oakwood Drive is a live, interactive, online performance for young audiences. Battling wizards perform magic that send kids on a treasure hunt and determines who is the best wizard on Oakwood Drive.
- Build Your Own Miniature Town
Follow along with teaching artist Jamie as she builds a miniature town using recycled materials and art supplies.
- Josh and Gab – Anxiety! (Live from a Pandemic)
Enjoy a new song about accepting, admitting, and working together to overcome the feelings of anxiety that we’re all experiencing around the world!
- Black Violin: Impossible Tour Virtual Education Field Trip
Black Violin uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music to overcome stereotypes while encouraging people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.
- Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
Citiparks guides participants through a reading of Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes.
- Full stream of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”
Every year, National Players perform a Shakespeare show. Enjoy a full digital stream of the production of As You Like It.