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February 17, 2013
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
Upper West Side
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
The Jews of Shushan are in danger, but Queen Esther is around to save the day. This lighthearted musical play telling the Biblical story of Esther combines catchy songs, comic characters, and plenty of audience participation, plus a cookie! Kids can boo the villain Haman and cheer on Queen Esther, who convinces her husband King Ahasuerus to spare the Jews. Featuring the Kaufman Kids.
Address: 129 W. 67th St. Upper West Side, NY 10023
Merkin Concert Hall’s innovative programming, intimate scale and near perfect acoustics have earned it a reputation as one of New York City’s finest concert venues. Noted in the New York Times for its “reputation for avant-gardism of a cool and cerebral nature,” Merkin presents adventurous work—including many world premieres—by contemporary composers and some of today’s most acclaimed and inspiring performers.
In addition to cutting-edge new music, Merkin Concert Hall presents some of the best new talents in the classical world, celebrations of musical theater with Broadway’s top professionals and lively musical revues for children and families.
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