On Stages in Raleigh, Durham, Cary: June 2015 Family Shows

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“NEWSIES”

June 2-7 – Enjoy the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. Ages 6 and older. $69-$149. 7:30 p.m. June 2-4; 8 p.m. June 5; 2 and 8 p.m. June 6; 1 and 6:30 p.m. June 7. Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. 919-719-0900. dcpacnc.com.

 

Sesame Street Live: “Make a New Friend”             

June 5-7 – Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies. Purchase tickets online. $17-$35. 10:30 a.m., 6:30 p.m. June 5; 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. June 6; 2 p.m. June 7. PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh. ticketmaster.com.

 

Summerfest: “Totally ’80s”

June 6 – Chill out with awesome hits from the ’80s, such as “Human Nature,” “Don’t Stop Believing,” “Boys of Summer,” “In the Air Tonight” and others by Lionel Richie, Sting, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar and more. Purchase tickets online. $28-$32. Ages 12 and younger admitted free on the lawn. 7:30 p.m. Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary. 919-733-2750. ncsymphony.org.

 

Summerfest: “White Nights Russian Festival”

June 12-13 – Spend the evening listening to violin music by favorite Russian composers. Purchase tickets online. $28-$32. Ages 12 and younger admitted free on the lawn. 7:30 p.m. Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary. 919-733-2750. ncsymphony.org.

 

“KIDZ BOP Make Some Noise Tour”

June 14 – The KIDZ BOP Kids take the stage to perform family-friendly versions of today’s biggest hits in an energetic and interactive live show. Purchase tickets online. All ages. $27-$121. 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham. 919-560-3030. carolinatheatre.org/events/kidz-bop-kids.

 

Summerfest: “An Evening of Broadway”

June 19 – Enjoy a fun-filled evening saluting the best of Broadway. Sing along to hits from “Annie,” “Wicked,” “Oliver!” and other shows. Purchase tickets online. $28-$32. Ages 12 and younger admitted free on the lawn. 7:30 p.m. Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary. 919-733-2750. ncsymphony.org.

 

Children’s Matinee Series: “Pilobolus”

June 20 – Part of the American Dance Festival, the works of Pilobolus deliver brilliant and thought-provoking imagination, wit and choreography that put audiences on the edge of their seats. After the performance, enjoy a free kids’ party in the lobby featuring live music, activities, snacks and more. $16. 1 p.m. Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. 919-684-6402. americandancefestival.org.

 

Performance Edge Presents “2015 Summer Showcase”

June 20 – See 40 of the Triangle’s most talented high school and college students from more than 25 area schools perform choreographed group and solo works. Students are accompanied by a live band. Purchase tickets online. $20 and up. 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Fletcher Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh. performanceedge.net.

 

Summerfest: “Symphonic Wizardry Featuring the Music of Harry Potter”

June 20 – Go on a musical journey inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter, and hear other selections from “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Ghostbusters” and more. Purchase tickets online. $28-$32. Ages 12 and younger admitted free on the lawn. 7:30 p.m. Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary. 919-733-2750. ncsymphony.org.

 

Children’s Matinee Series: “Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca”

June 27 – Part of the American Dance Festival, this performance combines live music, song and dance, and delves into the themes of catharsis, repression, loss, the strength of family and female empowerment. After the performance, enjoy a free kids’ party in the lobby featuring live music, activities, snacks and more. $16. 1 p.m. Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. 919-684-6402. americandancefestival.org.

 

Summerfest: “The Music of the Eagles”

June 27 – The North Carolina Symphony and a tribute band perform “Hotel California,” “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” “Witchy Woman,” “Desperado,” “Tequila Sunrise” and “One of These Nights.” Purchase tickets online. $28-$32. Ages 12 and younger admitted free on the lawn. 7:30 p.m. Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary. 919-733-2750. ncsymphony.org.

 

Triangle Brass Band Performs

June 27 – Hear the band deliver a rousing Civil War tribute. Chairs, blankets and picnics welcome. Free. 7 p.m. Nature Park Amphitheatre, 2600 Evans Rd., Apex. apexnc.org.

 

 

 

 

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