Theater Shows for Kids in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Got a pint-sized thespian on your hands? Indulge their interests and take them to one of these upcoming Detroit and Ann Arbor theater shows.

Curious when WWE is coming back to Detroit? Wondering where you can see dinosaurs at next? Our list of upcoming theater shows in Detroit and Ann Arbor has you covered.

We took a dive into the schedules of local theater groups and big players in the theater game to find the best kid-friendly performances coming soon to our area.  

Take a look to find details on shows — including dates and ticket prices — coming up in late July and the rest of 2022. Click the links and get your tickets today! 

Don’t see a show for you in this list? Check out our online calendar for even more theater shows and family events! 

Dearborn Youth Theater presents Beauty and the Beast

July 29-30, 2022

The classic story tells of Belle and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.

Kidz Bop World Tour 2022

Aug. 19, 2022

Children and their parents can rock out to live performances of today’s best hits by kids, for kids. KIDZ BOP Kids will perform today’s biggest hits, live on stage, including “Good 4 U” and “Dance Monkey.”

WWE SmackDown Live

Aug. 26, 2022

Families can come check out their favorite WWE Stars back at Little Caesars Arena in The Detroit District.

Encanto: The Sing-Along Film Concert Tour

Aug. 27, 2022

Kids will enjoy the film, Encanto as it comes to life in a one-of-a-kind concert event. It will feature the entire feature-length film and an on-stage band celebrating all the record-breaking hit songs from the beloved soundtrack.

Disney on Ice Presents Let’s Celebrate

Sept. 16-18, 2022

Kids will see a parade led by Mickey Mouse with over 50 beloved characters, which include Disney Princesses, Donald Duck, Goofy and more.

Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza

Oct. 9, 2022

Kids can dress up for the show in their favorite costumes. The show will feature Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Puppy Dog Pals, Doc McStuffins and more.

Spy Ninjas Live

Oct. 28, 2022

See “Spy Ninjas Live,” featuring Chad Wild Clay and Vy Qwaint at Fox Theatre in its action packed family-friendly show.

Jurassic World Live Tour

Nov. 18-20, 2022

Has 24 film-accurate, life-sized dinosaurs including fan-fav Velociraptor Blue and a T-rex more than 40 feet in length, take center stage. With scale, speed and ferocity, the animatronic and performer-operated dinosaurs deliver colossal, edge-of-your-seat, live entertainment unlike any other dinosaur experience.

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