'Wicked': A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Broadway Musical

'Wicked': A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Broadway Musical

Welcome to Behind the Emerald Curtain (BEC), brainchild of veteran 'Wicked' actors Sean McCourt and Anthony Galde,* two musical-theater pros/dads whose weekly behind-the-scenes tour-de-'Wicked' offers the ultimate peek at what makes a Broadway blockbuster tick.

Family Fun Day in Westchester

Family Fun Day in Westchester

ave an enjoyable day out with the whole family and support a worthy cause at the same time, at the Community YMCA of Northern Westchester’s 7th Annual Family Fun Day.

Celebrity Parents: Cynthia Nixon — Actor & Mom

Celebrity Parents: Cynthia Nixon — Actor & Mom

Cynthia Nixon is best known for playing lawyer Miranda Hobbes on the hit TV show 'Sex and the City' and its record-breaking big screen follow-up in 2008. Lucky New York theatergoers, however, are privy to another aspect of the Emmy-winner’s acting gifts...

How Famous Moms Take a Break: Excerpts from 'If You Give a Mom a Martini...'

How Famous Moms Take a Break: Excerpts from 'If You Give a Mom a Martini...'

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Julie Klappas and Lyss Stern, two NeYC moms, have written a new book to help us remember. In 'If You Give a Mom a Martini … 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself' (Random House $16.95), they present a collection of ways that their stressed-out counterparts take time for themselves.

Mother's Day Recipe: Build a Bagel Face

Mother's Day Recipe: Build a Bagel Face

Here’s a food craft that you can set up in advance & the kids can have fun with on their own. Then, when they serve up their creations, you can all share a tasty meal & a good laugh!

Mother's Day Crafts

Mother's Day Crafts

Make a flowery paper mâché vase with blooming flowers this Mother's Day...

Earthly Messages in a Sci-Fi Film for Kids: 'Battle for Terra'

Earthly Messages in a Sci-Fi Film for Kids: 'Battle for Terra'

Roadside Attractions’ 'Battle for Terra', the new the sci-fi, CG-animated movie for kids, opens May 1st!!

Mini Museum for Kids in Long Island

Mini Museum for Kids in Long Island

The Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn welcomes families with young children to enjoy the new, kid-friendly, culturally appealing Ridder MiniArtMuseum.

How To Throw an 'Up' Birthday Party for Kids

How To Throw an 'Up' Birthday Party for Kids

If one of your children has a birthday coming up, build a party theme around Disney Pixar’s new movie, 'Up!'

The Gazillion Bubble Show...an Off-Broadway Family Show

The Gazillion Bubble Show...an Off-Broadway Family Show

The Gazillion Bubble Show is a multi-sensory force to be reckoned with, one that delivers a blend of Vegas glitz, technical prowess and mesmerizing beauty.

Making Matzah with Your Children for Passover

Making Matzah with Your Children for Passover

A great way to teach your children the Passover story is to make matzah with them, just like the Jewish slaves did thousands of years ago.

Catching Up With Andrea McArdle - The Original 'Annie'

Catching Up With Andrea McArdle - The Original 'Annie'

She hasn’t been Little Orphan Annie for 32 years, but that role was only the beginning for New Rochelle resident Andrea McArdle. BroadwayWorld.com recently honored her with a Lifetime Achievement Award, following her many years of great performances in musical theater

The Science of 'Grossology'...A Book for Kids

The Science of 'Grossology'...A Book for Kids

“When they (kids) come across disgusting things, some of those will naturally elicit a response...”

Inside Info on Shrek the Musical

Inside Info on Shrek the Musical

Here are some little FYIs on Shrek the Musical...

Brian d’Arcy James on Shrek the Musical

Brian d’Arcy James on Shrek the Musical

D’Arcy James, who appreciates an irreverent, fantasy-packed adventure story as much as the next guy, has been a fan of the Shrek films since the get-go.

The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon in Bridgeport

The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon in Bridgeport

The new musical, The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon, picks up where the nursery rhyme left off.

The (Kids!) Circus Comes to Ridgefield

The (Kids!) Circus Comes to Ridgefield

Russian American Kids Circus thrills all ages with a fully staged, professional production.

Harlem Globetrotters 2009 World Tour

Harlem Globetrotters 2009 World Tour

The Harlem Globetrotters 2009 World Tour dribbles into Bridgeport’s Arena at Harbor Yard.

Spring in the House at the Westport Country Playhouse

Spring in the House at the Westport Country Playhouse

This program offers creative, artistic and acting classes and workshops for children.

A High Wattage Series Returns: The Electric Company

A High Wattage Series Returns: The Electric Company

Beloved children’s series, The Electric Company, has re-launched with a fresh-faced cast, promoting the idea that “reading is cool.”

Hear the Written Word in Rockland

Hear the Written Word in Rockland

African-American literary figures will be the focus of a special Black History Month celebration at Hopper House Art Center.

Under The Sea 3D at IMAX Theatre Palisades Center

Under The Sea 3D at IMAX Theatre Palisades Center

Take an underwater adventure with Under The Sea 3D at the IMAX Theatre Palisades Center.

Debi Derryberry In Concert & Book Signing

Debi Derryberry In Concert & Book Signing

Debi Derryberry will be performing and sign copies of her book, Baby Banana and the Licorice Tree. Find out where!

Baby Loves Disco in Brooklyn

Baby Loves Disco in Brooklyn

Get your dancing shoes on! Baby Loves Disco is coming to Brooklyn and presenting a Valentine’s Ball.

Artistic Endeavors at Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Artistic Endeavors at Brooklyn Arts Exchange

The Brooklyn Arts Exchange is offer a President’s Week Arts Program for kids to practice their artistic skills.




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