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All kids tickets include the brand new book Dr Wonderful and Her Dog: Blast Off to the Moon signed by the author.

Dr. Wonderful loves solving mysteries with science (also with her awesome little dog Newton). Today she’s cracking her question by flying into space with her best friend, soaring through the solar system, singing on the sun, and getting home in time for dinner with mom (and a special solar surprise). This bright new musical encourages and celebrates all curious, adventurous girls and boys while honoring teamwork and science.

The hour-long concert event celebrating the launch of the brand new book based on the musicalwill feature original cast members and Broadway singer, author of “Dot.” and creator of Dot. on Sprout TV, Randi Zuckerberg. The event is recommended for kids 4-10.

The Amazing Adventures of Dr Wonderful and Her Dog! by Lauren Gunderson and Brian Lowdermilk was commissioned by and premiered at The Kennedy Center in 2011.

“The science geeks have all the fun in “The Amazing Adventures of Dr. Wonderful and Her Dog!,” a jauntily educational children’s musical at the Kennedy Center’s Family Theater. Featuring a book and lyrics by Lauren Gunderson, with a perky pop-show tune score by Brian Lowdermilk, this hour-long world premiere (recommended for ages 6 and up) launches its eponymous schoolgirl heroine on a quest to solve a cosmic mystery.” – The Washington Post

“It was exhilarating to see Dr Wonderful’s curiosity, her big hungry mind, and her great heart. Dr Wonderful is a hero for all of us–may we all leap towards the unknown with such bravery!” – Lucy Alibar, playwright and Oscar-Nominated screenwriter of Beasts of the Southern Wild

“The clever and adventurous Dr. Wonderful and her sidekick, Newton the dog, are a pair I’d follow anywhere! Dr. Wonderful demonstrates the power of curiosity-driven learning and deductive reasoning in this exceptional book investigating the phases of the moon.”  –Christina Wallace, co-host, The Limit Does Not Exist and founding director, BridgeUp: STEM at the American Museum of Natural History

Past Performances

  • Sat, Jun 24 :2:00 pm
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