Under the tutelage of Energy Dance Center's skilled instructors, groovers and twirlers ages 1–18 can actively engage in the art of dance. Tots and toddlers in the Rising Stars Summer Sessions I and II can work on coordination and basic motor skills during the Creative Movement class ($50) or try ballet and tap ($55). Young gents ages 4 and up can perfect moves at the Boys-Only Hip-Hop class ($55). Session I's Ballet, Jazz, and Tap classes for ages 5–7, 7–9, and 9–11 (all $68) use positive reinforcement to build graceful boogying skills, while Session II's Recreational Hip-Hop classes for 5- to 8-year-olds ($55), 9- to 12-year-olds ($55), and kids 13 and up ($55) inspire students to break out into spontaneous pop-and-lock routines during family road trips.
Roger Bean, the creator and director of the popular off-Broadway musical The Marvelous Wonderettes, trucked the show's original creative troupe to the Plymouth Playhouse, transforming the theater into a nostalgic '50s gymnasium. Join song leaders Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy as they entertain the 1958 Springfield High prom with malt-shop classics such as "Lollipop," "It's My Party," and "It's In His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song)." As the girls croon through the most anticipated night of their teenage lives, the audience learns, through hilarious storytelling, of their big dreams, inevitable heartbreaks, and where each girl stands on the critical Chevy small block vs. big block issue.
A modern take on the classic movie-going experience, ShowPlace Icon Theatre takes the legwork out of dinner and a movie by pairing comfortable sophisticated theaters with upscale, on-location dining, and advanced reserved seating. With digital cinema projectors capable of displaying 35 trillion colors and premium digital surround-sound systems, each stadium-seated auditorium is equipped to showcase buzz-worthy films exactly as the director, assistant director, second-assistant director, and second second-assistant director intended. Patrons to the theater pick their viewing spots ahead of time, eliminating the usual frenzied, darkened search for ideal seating and guaranteeing guests find seats together.