Curious George and the Golden Meatball- LIVE!

SMDCAC & All Kids Included Present

Curious George and the Golden Meatball- LIVE!

As part of the 15th Annual All Kids Included Family Festival

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Full Cast of Show Onstage
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Full Cast of Show Onstage

George and Meatballs

Curious George onstage holding tray of meatballs
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Curious George onstage holding tray of meatballs

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Back Yard Concert Lawn
Free; Tickets Required

Limited tickets available. Please contact the SMDCAC Box Office to reserve tickets. You may call the box office (786-573-5300) Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or email us at

Join Curious George, the inquisitive, lovable monkey-star of books, movies and the award-winning PBS television show in a brand-new musical. Curious George: The Golden Meatball takes the audience on a fun-filled adventure to learn about Rome, meatballs, and the secret ingredient to cooking!

Based on the books by Margret and H.A. Rey and the Play Owned by Universal Stage Productions
Book and Lyrics by Jeremy Desmon, Music by John Kavanaugh, Directed by Patrick Fitzwater

The event includes a FREE book giveaway of I Believe I Can by Grace Byers as well as special prizes. You must be present to win. COVID-19 protocols are in place to keep your family safe. Tickets are available beginning April 20 with seating pods for two, three or four people offered.  The performance and giveaway celebrate the launch of the 15th Annual All Kids Included Festival. The performances feature wheelchair accessible seating, ASL interpretation, low vision seating and Audio Description.

Information for Audio Description users with cochlear implants: FM transmitter transmits on a frequency that can be picked up by a FM radio, so please bring a small FM radio to connect to cochlear implant processor.

To help get ready for the show please use this Social Narrative.

In addition to the in-person performances, the Digital AKI festival webpage will be available from May 1 through May 31 and will feature arts activities, book readings, and more all designed to promote inclusivity in the arts. The AKI Digital webpage will include ASL interpretation, audio description and closed captions in English and Spanish.

We know that plans change, if you are unable to attend for any reason, please call the box office (786-573-5300) or email us at to let us know so that we can release your tickets.

Run time: 55 min | No intermission

Recommended for ages all ages. All patrons entering the theater require a ticket, regardless of age. This includes infants.

Please note that this performance is outside and weather conditions could be a factor. We recommend wearing sunscreen, sun-protective clothing and/or a hat to make the experience more enjoyable for you and your family. You may also bring an umbrella to shade yourself, but during the performance they will need to be folded so as not to block the view for other guests. Please also note, your ticket provides you with a seating “POD”, depending on your purchase, it will be either a 2, 3 or 4 seat “POD” No one from outside your group will be seated in your area. Please do not bring lawn chairs or outside food or drinks. Beverage service will be available for your enjoyment.

It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. ASL interpretation, wheelchair and low-vision access will be provided at the in-person performances. To request materials in accessible format, and/or any accommodation to attend an event at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, please contact Stephanie Aponte, 786-573-5314,, at least five days in advance to initiate your request, TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

PLEASE NOTE: We are excited, as a first step, to welcome you back to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, by activating our Backyard Concert Lawn for a series of socially distant performances. In preparation for your arrival, the Center has taken numerous precautions to ensure the health and safety of our guests and employees. The following is list of measures we are taking for a safe re-opening following the guidelines put in place by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Miami-Dade County’s New Normal Guide.

  • Patrons must wear a face mask or a protective face covering upon entering the premises and within shared spaces. Face masks and coverings may be removed once seated at designated pod.
  • Temperature checks
  • Reduced audience capacity
  • Hand sanitizer stations have been located at all entryways, and high traffic areas
  • Floor marking to assist in maintaining social distancing
  • Outdoor seating “pods” spaced beyond the minimum 6’ requirements
  • Staff training conducted in advance on CDC, and Miami-Dade County Covid-19 related protocols and procedures
  • Enhanced cleaning procedures including disinfecting all high touch surfaces
  • Touchless faucets, soap dispensers, and paper towel dispensers have been installed where possible
  • Open lid garbage and recycle bins are in place
  • Temporary reduction or elimination of concessions