Doodle Pop arrives at The Alden

Doodle POP, a non-verbal performance adventure for the whole family, is coming to The Alden

The Alden in McLean presents a unique performance of the internationally acclaimed non-verbal show, Doodle Pop, at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. Created by BRUSH Theater of South Korea, this family show is suitable for all ages. Tickets are $15, $10 for residents of the McLean Community Center (MCC) tax district. The Alden is located inside the MCC at 1234 Ingleside Ave.

A mischievous duo start doodling… and end up creating a whole imaginary world! They invite the public on their adventure at sea with a tiny turtle. What will happen as we follow their vivid designs through this beautiful aquatic world, and return the turtle to the sea safely? Doodle POP is a touching and playful non-verbal performance that uses live musicians to perform the score and accompanying sound effects. Using stunning interactive animation projections and live whiteboard drawings, they create an abundance of theatrical imagination for all to enjoy.

Doodle POP has been featured at festivals around the world. It received the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 Asian Arts Award for Best Comedy and was selected by the jury for a full showcase at IPAY 2020. This Doodle Pop tour received a grant from Center Stage Korea, Korea Arts Management Service and the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism.

“…inventive and thrilling and completely fantastic. Natural, mythical and comical creatures transform into each other with the flick of a switch or the flick of a pen… as impressive for adults as they are for children. —Exeunt Magazine

Tickets are on sale now!

For more information visit: or call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711. For ADA accommodations, contact Guest Services Manager Evelyn Hill at [email protected] or call 571-296-8385.

About the Alden

Built in 1975, the 383-seat Robert Ames Alden Theatre, “The Alden”, is a cultural resource for the citizens of McLean and the Washington metropolitan area that presents a full professional season of performances, lectures and interdisciplinary educational programs and high quality. for audiences of all ages. The Alden is ADA compliant and will make accommodation arrangements. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or visit:

The McLean Community Center offers a continuous program of activities for adults and children, including a wide range of courses, lectures, study trips, camps, art exhibitions, theater performances and specialist shows . The Center also sponsors major community events such as McLean Day at Lewinsville Park in May and the July 4 fireworks at Langley High School.

The McLean Community Center, an agency of the Fairfax County government, is committed to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of disability in all programs, services and activities. We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. To request special accommodations, call the Center 14 business days prior to the event.

To request this information in an alternate format, call 711.

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