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Strathmore Backyard Theater for Children 2014



Recess Monkey

Photo by Alison Dunn

Strathmore’s Backyard Theater provides innovative performances for children every Thursday morning in July at 9:30 & 11:30 a.m. The Music Center at Strathmore, a 1,976-seat concert hall and education complex is located at 10701 Rockville Pike (Route 355), in North Bethesda, MD, immediately adjacent to the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station.


Tickets are $8 for adults & children, ages 3 & up. To purchase tickets, call (301) 581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org


Strathmore’s Backyard Theater parking is available in the Mansion at Strathmore parking lot on a space available basis. The entrance is located at 10701 Rockville Pike. Additional parking is located in the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station and along Tuckerman Lane. A SmarTrip card is required to exit the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro garage. Cards can be purchased within the Metro station.

2014 Performance Schedule

Thursday, June 26, 2014
RECESS MONKEY - The trio of Seattle teacher-musicians have been praised by People, Time and NPR for their pitch-perfect understanding of what gets kids up and moving.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
MISTER G: ABC FIESTA - A Parents Gold Choice Award winner, this “kid-friendly, bilingual rockstar…will surely make you feel like bailando!” (Washington Post). Don’t miss Mister G’s “irresistible” (People) style when he makes his Strathmore debut this summer!

Thursday, July 17, 2014
STORY PIRATES - When the Story Pirates take the stage, they create a show live, from scratch, using input and ideas straight from the zany, limitless imaginations of their kiddo audiences—from monsters to ninjas and superhero tomatoes.

Thursday, July 24, 2014
TIM & THE SPACE CADETS - Brooklyn-based Tim and the Space Cadets play songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, snow days, and summer vacations. Frontman Tim, host of Sunny Side Up on the Sprout Network, will be sure to delight, especially when they perform their XMKids chart-topping single “Superhero.”

Thursday, July 31, 2014
CITYDANCE PRESENTS: ASANGA DOMASK/SERENDIB DANCE IN RHYTHM OF LANKA - A fresh new company dedicated to preserving an ancient tradition brings a daring collection of Sri Lankan traditional and folk dance. Enjoy an art form built over thousands of years with deep roots in everyday Sri Lankan village life, Buddhist religious customs, and ceremonial celebrations for the island’s royalty. Elaborate costumes, traditional music, and powerful yet elegant movements take viewers of all ages on a historic journey.

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