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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Hits NYC

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show Hits NYC

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show in New York City brings to life a beloved children's book character. Here we talk to creator, Jonathan Rockefeller about the process of putting the show together.

'School Of Rock-The Musical' to Hold Open Call Audition in NYC

'School Of Rock-The Musical' to Hold Open Call Audition in NYC

Ever dream of being a performer on Broadway? 'School of Rock-The Musical' is holding a massive open call audition for child performers this February in New York City. Get ready to rock out!

Kids' Music Grows Up: The Local 'Kindie' Scene

Kids' Music Grows Up: The Local 'Kindie' Scene

The local 'kindie' music scene has exploded in recent years, with more artists doing more creative work and more venues in which to experience the music.

New York Theatre Ballet is Showing Free Productions of 'The Nutcracker'

New York Theatre Ballet is Showing Free Productions of 'The Nutcracker'

New York Theatre Ballet is premiering their production of The Nutcracker at Brookfield Place this winter and is one of the only performances with free admission.

'School of Rock': Meet the Kids in the Band

'School of Rock': Meet the Kids in the Band

Meet five kids who are schooling Broadway in rock 'n' roll in the new show School of Rock.

Review: ‘LARD: Life’s a Real Dream’

Review: ‘LARD: Life’s a Real Dream’

‘LARD: Life’s a Real Dream’ at the 13th Street Repertory Theater is a great show for kids that combines silliness and fun with a positive message.

Symphony Space Announces 2015-2016 Just Kidding Lineup

Symphony Space Announces 2015-2016 Just Kidding Lineup

Symphony Space, a performing arts center on the Upper West Side, recently announced its 2015-2016 Just Kidding family-friendly entertainment lineup.

Kids’ Night on Broadway Kicks Off

Kids’ Night on Broadway Kicks Off

Kids' Night On Broadway offers kids a night of free theater and endless fun.

R.L. Stine will be Guest Ringmaster for Big Apple Circus' Halloween Show

R.L. Stine will be Guest Ringmaster for Big Apple Circus' Halloween Show

R.L. Stine, who writes fiction that gives kids the creeps, will be the guest ringmaster at the Big Apple Circus’ Halloween performance.

The Big Apple Circus Presents Matinee Performances for Those with Special Needs

The Big Apple Circus Presents Matinee Performances for Those with Special Needs

The Big Apple Circus presents specially adapted matinee performances of its new show, The Grand Tour, for children with special needs.

Family-Friendly Opera for the Holidays

Family-Friendly Opera for the Holidays

The Metropolitan Opera will host family-friendly opera showings this year, including The Barber of Seville and screenings of The Magic Flute, as well as half-price tickets for children younger than 18.

Best of Broadway Comes to The Palace Theatre

Best of Broadway Comes to The Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre, located in Downtown Stamford, will host productions of popular Broadway shows as part of its new Theatre Series. The family theater hosts a variety of family-friendly performing arts activities year-round.

Take the Kids to SummerStage in NYC

Take the Kids to SummerStage in NYC

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary season of SummerStage in NYC this summer. Presented by the City Parks Foundation, the 2015 SummerStage season includes lots of family-friendly programming, including performances by Laurie Berkner, Shine and the Moonbeams, and a tribute to Michael Jackson.

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal

Tickets to the hottest Broadway shows can be hard to come by, so why not treat the whole family to an overnight hotel stay and score tickets to Finding Neverland in the process?

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in Nassau in May

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in Nassau in May

A round-up of family-friendly performing arts events in Nassau in May, including a dog show in Oyster Bay, the Big Apple Circus in Fresh Meadows, and summer theater in the park in Oyster Bay.

Flushing Town Hall Celebrates Cultural Music

Flushing Town Hall Celebrates Cultural Music

Flushing Town Hall, a global arts center in Flushing, Queens, is adding Global Mashups, a bi-cultural music performance, to its calendar of family music performances.

Emelin Theatre's Dance Series Returns with New Performances

Emelin Theatre's Dance Series Returns with New Performances

Emelin Theatre brings performing arts programs and performances to the residents of Westchester County. The theater's Off the Grid dance series brings new dancers and choreographers to perform this year.

November Shows in Westchester for Families

November Shows in Westchester for Families

Want to see a show with your family in Westchester this November? Check out our guide to kid-friendly theater in the county, including shows in Bedford Hills, Elmsford, Irvington, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Scarsdale, Tarrytown, Valhalla, and Yonkers.

Flushing Town Hall Reopens After Renovation for Spring 2014 Season

Flushing Town Hall Reopens After Renovation for Spring 2014 Season

Flushing Town Hall reopened March 14 after a five-month renovation. With a fresh look, the theater kicked off its spring 2014 season, which will include many family-friendly performances and festivals.

Blue Man Group Expands Birthday Party Package

Blue Man Group Expands Birthday Party Package

Blue Man Group, which combines music, technology, and comedy for a theatrical experience, recently added to its birthday party offerings. The Blue Man Group birthday party now includes the opportunity to have cake in the lobby before the show. The unique birthday party in Manhattan is suitable for all ages.

Shen Yun Brings Chinese Legends to Life in NYC

Shen Yun Brings Chinese Legends to Life in NYC

Shen Yun Performing Arts, a New York-based company, brings the rich heritage of Chinese legends to life, sweeping audiences away with colorful dance, vibrant music, and spectacular sets. What beautiful secrets are in store this year?

Performances of 'The Nutcracker' in Fairfield in 2015

Performances of 'The Nutcracker' in Fairfield in 2015

UPDATED: November 2015. Find out where 'The Nutcracker' will be performed in Fairfield County, CT.

Top 10 Holiday Shows in NYC for Families

Top 10 Holiday Shows in NYC for Families

UPDATED NOVEMBER 2014: Our roundup of kid-friendly NYC holiday shows for the 2014 season includes Broadway and Off-Broadway must-sees, from classic performances such as the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and The Nutcracker to new musicals like Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Get all the details on these family-friendly theater performances here.

Holiday Shows in Westchester

Holiday Shows in Westchester

Want to take the family to a holiday show this season? We've got a roundup of all the festive and kid-friendly shows happening this December, including performances of "The Nutcracker," in Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Pleasantville, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Valhalla, and White Plains.

Win Tickets to See the Laurie Berkner Band Live In Concert

Win Tickets to See the Laurie Berkner Band Live In Concert

Enter now for your chance to win tickets to see beloved children's musicians the Laurie Berkner Band live at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts and the Concert Hall at New York Society for Ethical Culture.




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