If you're not familiar with Yo Gabba Gabba, and you have a soft spot in your heart for disco and the Muppets, you really should check them out.
Can you name another show at which you can watch larger-than-life technicolor dancing creatures, see an SNL castmember and two rappers, dance with your food in the aisles and experience an indoor snowstorm?
My family got to see all this and more at the Yo Gabba Gabba Live show at the Beacon this Sunday.
When I was offered 2pm tickets, I was a little bit concerned because that's smack in the middle of my two year old daughter's naptime. (She and my husband actually joined my older kiddo and me at the show during intermission after a failed attempt to get her to nap.)
The show, though super loud, was fun from start to finish and totally appropriate for both my toddler and my kindergartener (not to mention myself!) My kids enjoyed the combination of old favorites and newer songs, and loved dancing in the aisles with the life sized food. I also have Biz Markie and his beatboxing lesson to thank for the amount of saliva displaced by my kiddos in the last day and a half. Leslie Hall, a gold-spangled guest star with huge glasses was kind of lost on all of us, but Bill Hader's Dancey Dance had us all on our feet.
When asked to choose their favorite part of the show, my 2 year old daughter said "Foofa, FafafafaFoofa" and my 5 year old son said "I loved the snowing and getting to pick it all up and fill your purse with confetti to make projects out of." Go figure.
If you're in the Southern part of the US, you're in luck–because the Yo Gabba Gabba Live tour is on it's way to you. Check out the tour dates at www.yogabbagabbalive.com
**I received tickets to the show and items to giveaway in exchange for my honest review**