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Each year, our local chapters and national team designs hundreds of events for our members. Register for these upcoming events, or join our network for updates!

A Christmas Carol- Colorado Springs

November 28, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

Join BST for a Victorian Playtime workshop and performance of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol!” Click below to sign up for the waitlist!

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Going to See the Kid- Massachusetts

November 22, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

MRT continues its partnership in Blue Star Theatres with Military Night, a discounted performance of Going to See the Kid on Thursday December 8 at 7:30 pm. The event is part of MRT’s ongoing effort to make live theatre accessible to those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. All active, retired, and veteran […]

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A Christmas Carol- JBER

November 22, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

Blue Star Theatres presents: A Christmas Carol with Perseverance Theatre! On Sunday, December 18th will be our special military families’ day during the run of “A Christmas Carol”. After the show, the actors and actresses will hand out books from the Books on Bases program to all the military children in the audience. Blue Star […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life- Chicago

November 9, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

Nominate your military member for a “Solider Spotlight” during one of the performances of “It’s a Wonderful Life!” For more information or to nominate your military member, email Elyse Dolan at [email protected] The Soldier Spotlight tribute includes two complimentary tickets. Blue Star Families members receive 50% off tickets to any performance with the code BLUESTAR. […]

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe- Performance, Seattle

October 31, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

100 free tickets and the rest of the house at 50% off to military families, first-come-first-serve. Perfect for children ages 6+ and their families. Pizza for the entire audience following the performance!

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe- Theatre Workshop, Seattle

October 31, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

This workshop explores themes, characters, historical context, and production elements of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. A professional SCT teaching artist will work with students to stretch their imaginations and discover themes and ideas of the play through dynamic theatre exercises in this participatory workshop.

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12 Tips for Taking Your Kids to the Theater (From a Pro)

October 30, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

By Shana Bestock,  Artistic and Education Director at Seattle Public Theater   So, you want to spend “quality time” with your kids? Why not take them to the theater? Theater offers a unique opportunity for connection and conversation, especially with tweens and teens. Theater can be both fabulous entertainment and meaningful art. Enjoying theater with […]

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Shake it up with Shakespeare- Fayetteville

October 24, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

Join our band of brothers and sisters on stage for a special event with Shakespeare’s Henry V. Click “Learn More” for more information and to RSVP.

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Heroes Night- Omaha Performing Arts

October 17, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

Join BSF and the Omaha Performing Arts as they present Irwin Berlin’s White Christmas. Tickets are limited, so register today!

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Blue Star Theatres- La Jolla

October 11, 2016 by Valerie Nicholas

A Halloween Quest at the Theatre: The Society of Creative Thinkers needs your help! Join a mysterious scavenger hunt and gather clues while you enjoy some hands-on craft-making activities and participate in storytelling adventures. Perfect for kids in grades pre-K through 5th and their families. Feel free to stop by at any time during 2:00 […]

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