Saturday Morning at The National: Shakespeare For The Young - The Tiniest Tempest


Shakespeare For The Young's The Tiniest Tempest is an interactive puppet show for families. Four puppeteers bring the characters of Miranda and Prospero, Antonio and Alonso, as well as Caliban and Ariel to life with their story of hurt, love, revenge, and forgiveness. Large-bodied puppets, shadow puppets, and actors bring this story to life.

Tickets are free and may be reserved beginning the Friday a week prior to the performance. Seating is limited. Once reserved tickets have sold out, a limited amount of walk-up tickets will be available on-site on the day of the show. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the performance time to take a place in the “Stand-by line.

Presented by The National Theatre

Show Type
Children's Theater
Running Time
60 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For Up to 9 Price Ranges
$0 - $0

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Schedule Open/Close Dates: 03/17/2018 - 03/17/2018
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Saturday 09:30am11:00am-
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The National Theatre
1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004
About the Venue:
The National Theatre - known as "The Theatre of Presidents" - opened in 1835. This historic playhouse has seen Pennsylvania Avenue grow from the muddy main street of a fledgling capital to the ceremonial avenue of a great world power. The National has presented first-class touring productions continuously longer than any other theater in America.

Getting There

  • Federal Center SW (Blue/Orange Line)
  • Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Red Lines)


  • Street parking
  • Paid garages


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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