The Arsht Center's Family Fun Live! series introduces fun for kids of all ages. Ignite your child's imagination with these delightful performances.
The Forgotten Founding Fathers
April 20-21, 2024
The Forgotten Founding Fathers is a theatrical, hip-hop dance odyssey that explores American history through the lens of African American heroes during some of the country's most pivotal times, including the American Revolution, Civil War and Reconstruction. This captivating show spotlights heroes such as Prince Whipple, Wentworth Cheswell, Colonel Tye, Sojourner Truth and Phillis Wheatley. Unlike other historical education that highlights the pain and suffering of African Americans, The Forgotten Founding Fathers aims to teach the contributions of African Americans to the country.
The Magic of Rob Lake
May 18, 2024
One of the world's most celebrated illusionists, Rob Lake has dazzled and entertained millions with his mind-blowing illusions on network television, in Times Square, on the Vegas Strip, in Atlantic City, throughout Europe, Asia and the Bahamas and before sold-out audiences in casinos, arenas and theaters worldwide. His astonishing original illusions are presented as awe-inspiring storytelling on the grandest scale.
Whether you're a lifelong fan of magic or new to the world of illusion, Rob Lake's performance is one you'll never forget!
Bluey's Big Play
June 29-30, 2024
When Dad feels in need of a Sunday afternoon time-out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all the games and cleverness at their disposal to get Dad off that beanbag. Bluey’s Big Play is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy Award-winning children’s television series, with an original story by Bluey creator Joe Brumm and new music by Bluey composer Joff Bush. Join the Heelers in their first live theatrical show made just for you. Featuring brilliantly created puppets, this is Bluey as you’ve never seen it before. Bluey’s Big Play is presented by BBC Studios and Andrew Kay in association with Windmill Theatre Co.
Marionetas de la Esquina
September 28-29, 2024
Learning and Forgetting is a family tale about remembering. Young Eva is excited to learn new words and ideas. Her beloved Grandpa forgets – his memories and words aren’t close at hand anymore. But that doesn’t keep Eva and Grandpa from playing in the present and creating new stories together. Eva and her brother lift Grandpa’s spirits on moving day as he transitions into a new home. Follow along as they find joy in the moment and learn understanding for a lifetime. This joyful theatrical experience explores intergenerational love with warmth, laughter and puppetry.
Written by award-winning playwright Amaranta Leyva, Learning and Forgetting is based on her own family experiences.
*Artists, titles, dates, times, prices and availability subject to change. A ticket is required for every person attending a Family Fun Live! show, regardless of age.