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Written by Miami Today on February 3, 2011
The Miami Children’s Museum presents "The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head," a 2,500-square-foot interactive, educational exhibit aimed at developing cognitive skills in children ages 3-8. Ends Feb. 6. Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami Beach. Free for members and children under one year. $12 Florida residents. $15 others. Details: (305) 373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
This beautiful production of an 18th century Italian comedy is revamped for the enjoyment of children 6 and up. The story begins with a predicament: an extended illness has been bothering Prince Tartaglia for ten years. His ongoing attempts to get better have not helped
but finally a bizarre cure is suggested by a pair of doctors: laughter. A well known comedian is invited to the palace, but in a mysterious set of events, he is cursed and must wander in search of three oranges. Ends Feb. 6. The PlayGround Theatre, 9806 NE 2nd Ave., Miami Shores. $20. Details: (305) 751-9550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children will be delighted by the musical theater depiction of the classic book, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day." The play unfolds Alexander’s series of unfortunate, but humorous events. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. 2 p.m. Ends March 12. $15. $17.50 online. Details (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.