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Make Way for Ducklings, the Musical

Presented by Wheelock Family Theatre at Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston MA

Feb 17 2023
Mar 12 2023
Make Way for Ducklings, the Musical

Four ducklings cross the street. Tall green grass and two black lamp posts are behind them. In the background is the Boston skyline.

Boston’s favorite family comes to life this winter at Wheelock Family Theatre!

Bostonians will be enchanted with the Mallard duck family as this classic tale leaps off the stage and soars into their hearts. Mr. and Mrs. Mallard are exhausted from their search for a starter home when they land in the Boston Public Garden as a potential home. When the ducklings begin to explore the world around them, the challenges of parenthood in the busy Boston environment create a fun bit of family drama. A classic story for all ages, this New England premiere musical celebrates family,

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Prices for Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University productions are based on where you decide to sit:
Section A – $48
Section B – $36
Section C – $24
ADA Seats – $24 – $48

All tickets are subject to a ticketing fee based on ticket price, which will not exceed $6 per ticket.

Wheelock Family Theatre is committed to providing an inclusive environment. The WFT@BU ticketing model includes all price levels in both the orchestra and mezzanine sections. WFT@BU continues to strive to make theater accessible for all and has never turned away a patron for an inability to pay. For more information on discounts, please visit the Discounts and Promotions page here.

Our theatre seats 600 in a comfortable, tiered auditorium. The 21 rows provide intimacy with the actors on stage, and there is excellent visibility, with no obstructions, from all seats. The first 10 rows in the orchestra section are on a slight slope heading down toward the raised stage. The remaining 11 rows (mezzanine section) are similar to a stadium style seating where there is a stair/step between each row. i.e. to get to row AA, you must go up one step, row BB, up two steps, etc.

Tickets available at the door.

Contact: (617)353-3001


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Additional time info:

Run Time: approximately 70 minutes with no intermission.

Talkbacks, tech talks and more TBD. For more updated information, please click here.


Wheelock Family Theatre

180 The Riverway, Boston, MA 02215


Wheelock Family Theatre patrons can find parking at the MASCO garage at 375 Longwood Avenue, between Brookline Avenue (Longwood Medical Area) and The Riverway. The garage is located behind Temple Israel and is only a short walk to the front doors of Wheelock Family Theatre.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Braille
    • Large Print
    • Low Vision
    • Open Caption
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

Accessibility Performance Dates:
March 5th, 2023 at 2pm
March 9th, 2023 at 10:30am (Student Matinee)
March 11th, 2023 at 2pm

For more information on Accessibility, please click here.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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