Holiday hearts will be thawed by 'Frozen'
Enter a winter wonderland as Disney on Ice's Frozen continues to skate through Wells Fargo Center until Jan. 4. Hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse, the skating spectacular is based on the hugely popular Academy Award-winning film that celebrates the power of sisterhood, friendship and love. Popular songs will be performed, including "Let it Go," with audience members invited to join in.
Enter a winter wonderland as Disney on Ice's Frozen continues to skate through Wells Fargo Center until Jan. 4.
Hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse, the skating spectacular is based on the hugely popular Academy Award-winning film that celebrates the power of sisterhood, friendship and love. Popular songs will be performed, including "Let it Go," with audience members invited to join in.
A slew of beloved Disney characters will be featured, among them Rapunzel and Snow White, as well as characters from Toy Story, The Lion King and Finding Nemo. The production combines special effects and music and is guaranteed to keep the family mesmerized.
Disney on Ice presents Frozen, presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 4 at the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. Tickets: $30 to $105. Tickets can be purchased through comcastTIX.com, by calling 1-800-298-4200, or at the Wells Fargo Center box offices.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Enjoy imaginary theater of a different kind through Jan. 4 at Quintessence Theatre Group's production of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland at the Sedgwick Theater in Mount Airy.
Adapted by Simon Reade and featuring local actors, the slam-bang production tells the story of Alice, who is sick and tired of being treated like a kid and is now ready to be on her own. However, her passion for independence leads to that tumble down the rabbit hole and into an enchanted world full of extraordinary creatures and amazing adventures, not all of them benign.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 2 and 7 p.m. Friday, noon and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at Sedgwick Theater through Jan. 4, 7137 Germantown Ave. Weekday tickets are $27, weekend tickets $34, seniors $25 and students $15. Information or to purchase tickets: www.quintessencetheatre.org
Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?
Head over to the American Swedish Museum in South Philadelphia to see how well you know the beloved character, with her fiery pigtails and superhuman strength, at the special exhibition on display through Feb 16.
Visitors will learn all things Pippi while engaging in creative play. Pippi's Villa Villekulla home will be on display and kids can experiment with cooking in her kitchen. Other activities include lifting Pippi's horse to test your own strength, "Thing Finding" in her cabinet of treasures, and scrubbing the floor with sponges on shoes. Life-size tableaus of Pippi and her surroundings set the scene, and visitors will learn how her creator, Astrid Lindgren influenced Sweden's outlook on childhood.
"Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?" at the American Swedish Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free with admission: $8, $6 seniors and students, $4 ages 5-11; 4 and under free.