For $7, today's side deal gets you one ticket to see Spot's Birthday Party (a $15 value) at the Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo. Choose from four performance dates:
- Saturday, September 25, at 4:30 p.m.
- Saturday, October 2, at 4:30 p.m.
- Saturday, October 9, at 4:30 p.m.
- Saturday, October 16, at 4:30 p.m.
Spot's Birthday Party brings to life Eric Hill's loveable children's-book character to commemorate the series' 30th anniversary. Spot, a puppy, brings along his friends Tom the crocodile, Helen the hippo, and Steve the monkey to celebrate. The show is packed with games, songs, magic, and puppy piles of fun. Because Adventure Theatre is the longest-running memory-making theater for children in the Washington metropolitan area, it's a superb spot to witness on-stage antics sure to delight wee ones. Call ahead to reserve tickets for you and your child.
- That sense of close comfort is a hallmark of the venue, key to helping children enjoy their first theater experiences. The theater decided to maintain the "cuddle factor" by using benches rather than individual seats so parents can stay close to their kids. – Michael J. Toscano, Washington Post
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.