FOR KIDS: "Dragons Love Tacos" at Tribeca Performing Arts

Tribeca Performing Arts Center's next event in the 2018-2019 Family Series Season is Dragons Love Tacos on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. 

A musical revue of favororite contemporary children’s books, starting with Dragons Love Tacos, based on the book by Adam Rubin and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. Dragons love all sorts of tacos — except spicy ones. When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues. 

Other stories include 

Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

It’s bedtime for the little red chicken.  Papa is going to read her a story, but the chicken can’t help interrupting.  Will the chicken ever get to sleep?

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds

A story about the creative spirit in all of us. Vashti can’t draw.  Then her teacher says, “Just make a mark and see where it takes you.”  Vashti discovers she is an artist, after all.

Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride by Kate DiCamillo, Illustrated by Chris Van Dusen

Mercy, a porcine wonder, and Mr. Watson go for a ride every Saturday in Mr. Watson’s automobile.  But one Saturday, guess who winds up behind the wheel?

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days by Erica Silverman, painted by Betsy Lewin

Yee Haw! Cowgirl Kate and her loyal horse Cocoa are the perfect pair. They do everything together, until school is in session — and horses are not allowed!

Recommended for ages 4-9.

Tickets are $30, and/or 10Club Members see the show for just $13. To purchase tickets or a 10Club Membership, call Ticketing Services at (212) 220-1460. Single tickets can also be purchased at  or by visiting the Box Office at 199 Chambers St., Tues-Sat from 12– 6 p.m.