Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Do you have memories and pictures from the St. Louis Zoo's Children's Zoo? Share them with us by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

On Thursday, the St. Louis Zoo announced that it will close the Children’s Zoo this fall. We want to see photos of and hear stories about your memories.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Glued to Roald Dahl: the Guardian will stream The Twits by Chris Wiegand

A theatrical reading of the children’s classic, directed by Ned Bennett, will be free online One has mouldy cereal in his beard and revoltingly hairy ears; the other has a glass eye and a …

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

This Artist’s 2014 Paintings Perfectly Envisage The Pandemic Lockdown by Artsjournal2

Thuy Van Vu’s empty classrooms feel eerily familiar right now, almost photographic. “The spaces she portrays are vast and full of potential, and also of a great, yawning absence. Where a…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Call Answered: Carina Battrick Interview: Child Actress, Viggo Mortensen's "Falling" by Adam Rothenberg

Carina Battrick is a rising actress who already has an impressive list of credits. She starred as “Young ToriSpelling” in the television series Broke and Famous (REELZ). Carina’s first…

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Images Of The Spaces The Children Left Behind by Artsjournal2

Some images of New York’s abandoned schools: The final, haunting date on the calendar that says “Today is … “; lessons still up about the coronavirus on science classroom whiteboards…

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

For These Artists, ?Anti-Racist Theatre? Is Nothing New: Part One

by Rotimi Agbabiaka Editor?s Note: This is Part One of a roundtable discussion featuring four independent Black female theatre makers in the Bay Area. Part Two of this conve…

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Hugh Crosthwaite: 16 Lullabies by Arts Review

In response to the intensity of the global pandemic, Melbourne-based composer Hugh Crosthwaite has released an album of 16 Lullabies recorded by renowned Australian pianist Stefan Cassomen…

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Friday, July 17, 2020

VIDEO: Elaine Paige and the Young Voices of The Children's Trust Perform 'Sing a Rainbow'

Elaine Paige OBE, has recorded a special charity single, a cover of 'Sing a Rainbow,' in support of The Children's Trust.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Toni Stone, Frederick Douglass Musical & More Set for Arena Stage's 2020-2021 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Though Broadway theaters remain shut down due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, this Washington, D.C. theater company has its sights set on 2021. Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith a…

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

BWW TV: Lorna Luft Unites with CHASING RAINBOWS Cast to Sing for Save the Children

The Paper Mill Playhouse cast of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, which ran last fall, recently recorded a version of a?oeOver the Rainbowa?? to benefit Save the Children during the COVID…

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Ted Malawer Illuminates the Queer Roots of Children’s Books With Everything Beautiful Happens at Night by Ruthie Fierberg

The children’s book author-turned-playwright spins a tale about a queer children’s author who defies his editor, and the consequences that follow.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

The School That Tried to End Racism tests if bias can be altered

The story of a ‘segregation experiment’ is a tough watch at times, but the children exude enthusiasm and kindness

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

Pulling the strings: meet the people who brought puppets to life by Rich Pelley

Puppets were once ubiquitous on TV, but over the past two decades they’ve all but vanished. What happened to them – and to the humans who used to control them? I was the producer of The …

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Monday, June 1, 2020

Pretty Woman actress Aimie Atkinson raises £10,421 for Save the Children with 24hr concert

Ending their epic 24hr fundraiser performance with the fitting "We Are The Champions" by Queen, Aimie Atkinson (Pretty Woman) and Tom Gribby certainly are champions in helping a good cause…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Aimie Atkinson to perform 24-hour musical marathon on Insta-live for Save the Children

Former SIX star Aimie Atkinson alongside producer Tom Gribby will be holding a 24-hour musical-a-thon on Instagram (as well as on Facebook & Youtube) this weekend for charity. Atkinso…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Awww! Watch the West End Cast of Matilda Sing 'When I Grow Up' by Lindsey Sullivan

Tim Minchin's Matilda score never fails to provide the feels. In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the children of the Royal Shakespeare Company production, which has a home in the West En…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Broadway Teaches Kids launches virtual summer camp by Admin

Broadway Teaches Kids (BTK), the children’s performing arts virtual camp, is co-founded by mom and finance executive Suzanne Murphy and Tony Award-nominated, world renowned producer/direct…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

WATCH: Broadway’s Kyle Harris Read an Excerpt From Katarina Ballerina by Roberto Araujo

The children's book was co-written by New York City Ballet dancer Tiler Peck and Harris.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Infinity Theatre cancels its season by Lorraine Treanor

The New York-based Infinity Theatre Company, which performs its summer season in Annapolis, has announced the cancellation of its 2020 season. The company, which has been the performing in t…

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Rebecca Naomi Jones!

Today's episode features Rebecca Naomi Jones- best known for her performances in the Broadway rock musicals Passing Strange, American Idiot, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch.Jones was born in N…

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Video Flashback: 'When The Children Are Asleep' From Goodspeed Musicals' CAROUSEL

Goodspeed has shared footage from its 2012 production of Carousel, featuring the song 'When The Children Are Asleep'!

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

VIDEO: John Tartaglia Voices Chester Raccoon in THE KISSING HAND Video Series

John Tartaglia voiced Chester Raccoon is a new video series based on the children's book, The Kissing Hand.

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Almanac: Marcel Pagnol on human life by Terry Teachout

“Such is the life of man. A few joys, quickly obliterated by unforgettable sorrows. “There is no need to tell the children so.” Marcel Pagnol, In My Mother’s Castle (courtesy of Bru…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Book Review: Death By Shakespeare: Snakebits, Stabbings and Broken Hearts. (Also the Plague) by New York Theater

“Plague shaped Shakespeare’s life,” Kathryn Harkup writes in her new book. Death By Shakespeare: Snakebites, Stabbings and Broken Hearts (Bloomsbury Sigma, 368 pages, May 2020 publicat…

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Call Answered: Kate Drummond: From Elementary School Teacher to Actress + "Utopia Falls" & "Ghostwriter" by Adam Rothenberg

From elementary school teacher to actress, Kate Drummond’s story inspired me. Taking a career leap, like Kate did, later in life is something I can relate to. Like Kate, I recently left my…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Call Answered: Jeff Teräväinen: "Utopia Falls" on Hulu by Adam Rothenberg

Jeff Teräväinen’s story strikes a chord with me. I love when someone makes transitions later in life, like I have recently done. Jeff, who always wanted to be an actor, started out in th…

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Monday, March 16, 2020

“The Children:” An Important and Timely Work by Jane Baldwin

Lucy Kirkwood’s drama, now appearing at Boston’s SpeakEasy Stage, deals with climate change. Its three characters, now elderly, were formerly nuclear scientists. Shortly before…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Reawaken this spring with these family-friendly events in St. Louis by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In addition to this season’s spring celebrations and festivals, the rooftop of City Museum reopens on March 13, the children’s garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden reopens March 18, a…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘The Children’s Hour’ at College of Southern Maryland by Lindsey Pommerenck

Theatre, as is the case with all art, possesses a truly divine capacity to examine complex topics through a gentler lens.  It allows viewers to consider more serious ideas that they may oth…

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Conductor And Composer Anton Coppola, 102 by Artsjournal1

“[He] appeared in the children’s chorus for the 1926 American premiere of Puccini’s uncompleted Turandot, conducted his own ending to the work some nine decades later, and in between h…

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