Today's side deal adapts the timeless tale of Albert Lamorisse's award-winning 1956 French film and brings it to life on stage: for $12, you get one child and one adult ticket to The Red Balloon at the Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo, a $27 value. Choose any Saturday show starting at 4:00 p.m. on May 8, May 15, May 22, or May 29.
The Oscar-winning Le Ballon Rouge tells the story of Pascal, a young boy who discovers an enchanting and mischievous balloon. The red balloon follows Pascal through the streets of Paris on a spontaneous journey. It has a mind of its own and resembles a red, silently floating Augustus Gloop. Adventure Theatre has brought a 50-minute, family-friendly version to the stage for ages four and up. Adventure Theatre opened in 1951, making it the longest-running memory-making theater for children in the Washington area. Bring a child to share the lessons of this classic story, or if you are a child, bring any of the nice adults you met at retirement savings class to chaperone you.
Adventure Theatre MTC
Founded in 1951, Adventure Theatre MTC has been the longest-running children’s theater in the Washington area and has earned a mantel-overloading amount of awards throughout the decades. Alongside professional and student productions, the theatrical powerhouse hosts camps and workshops to expand the performance arts, instill the love of the stage in children, and help teens to act like they care about the SATs.
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, Maryland 20812Get Directions