The Touring Artist Series and “Parents Time Out” at CenterStage

You are probably privy to the fabulous productions at CenterStage in the Reston Community Center due to their beautiful program arriving at your door each season. But chances are you haven’t heard of their inaugural Parents Time Out program. This year, CenterStage has chosen four of it’s performances to offer complete childcare for the entirety of the show for children ages 4-9.

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Ukrainian musicians DakhaBrakha

Children will be entertained in a private room with crafts and games while being supervised by RCC staff, leaving parents to relax and enjoy the show. The cost is $15 for Reston residents and $30 for non-residents. The cost also includes a snack and a drink.

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New York Festival of Song presents At Harlem’s Height led by Steve Blier and Michael Barrett

The following four performances offer this amazing opportunity for parents to soak up some culture while their little ones are in safe and capable hands.

DakhaBrakha  November 15th, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
These Balkan musicians combine Russian, Indian, African and Arabic arrangements in their performance making for a truly avant-garde and inspirational concert.

New York Festival of Song presenting At Harlem’s Height  December 5th, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Steve Blier and Michael Barrett lead a talented group of musicians and singers as they celebrate the music of Duke Ellington and many other composers from Harlem’s renaissance after World War I.

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Persistent Voices Dance and Poetry

Persistent Voices  May 6th, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Dance and poetry exploring the effects of AIDS on our lives. Persistent Voices is inspired by a collection of poetry that includes the work of eight DC poets and is choreographed by Daniel Phoenix Singh in conjunction with Dance Place.

Turtle Island Quartet  May 30th, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
This double Grammy Award-winning chamber jazz quartet presents their Poets & Prayers collection with music from Joni Mitchell, John Coltrane, and poetry by Rumi as well as many others.

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Double Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet

Parents Time Out at CenterStage is the perfect way to spice up your nightlife without having to worry about finding and paying for a babysitter. We all know how expensive those teenagers can be per hour!

Registration for Parents Time Out must be received a week prior to each performance.

Visit the Reston Community Center website for more information about CenterStage and to purchase tickets.

What shows have you seen at the CenterStage theatre?

For more things to do with kids see our articles about the new mezzanine at Tysons Corner and the November events in Reston.