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The Illusionists Turn Of The Century on Broadway
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The Illusionists Turn Of The Century on Broadway

The truth is, you just don’t know. These are modern audiences, digital natives growing up in a 4K ultra high definition world of clicks, swipes and immediate immediacy. Will children comfortably sink into the weathered red velvet of Broadway theater seats and allow themselves to be transported back to the […]

PHILLY LOCAL: A Year with Frog and Toad is Perfection in Triplicate at The Arden Theatre in Philadelphia
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PHILLY LOCAL: A Year with Frog and Toad is Perfection in Triplicate at The Arden Theatre in Philadelphia

The first time my wife and I ventured into the swamp with Arnold Lobel’s Frog & Toad we had my niece with us. She was 6 years old, wide-eyed, and entranced by Ben Dibble’s Toad and Jeff Coon’s Frog. That niece of mine is wrapping up her first semester at […]

The New Ringling Brothers Show Out Of This World Blasts Off Into The Serene Quiet of Outer Space
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The New Ringling Brothers Show Out Of This World Blasts Off Into The Serene Quiet of Outer Space

When audiences first sit down in their seats this month to watch Out Of This World, the newest circus from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey, they will be greeted with about 12 minutes of serene quiet and the relative darkness of outer space. It’s a daring decision for a […]

Philly Local: Philadelphia International Children’s Festival Starts June 2nd 2016
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Philly Local: Philadelphia International Children’s Festival Starts June 2nd 2016

One of the best things that happens in Philadelphia for families every year is the Philadelphia International Children’s Festival at the Annenberg Center (on the campus of UPenn). For over 30 years this event of theater, music, circus arts and storytelling has been delighting local kids and lucky out of […]

OWTK Philly Local: The Fairly Stupid And Totally Fantastic Stinky Cheese Man at The Arden
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OWTK Philly Local: The Fairly Stupid And Totally Fantastic Stinky Cheese Man at The Arden

As is customary once the curtain closes on most all children’s stage productions, the cast and crew of the Arden’s Stinky Cheese Man (their latest gem in the crown of Philadelphia’s family theater scene) made themselves available for questions from wide-eyed kiddos who maybe had just gotten their first ever […]

OWTK PHILLY LOCAL: A Trio of Theatrical Treats In and Around the City
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OWTK PHILLY LOCAL: A Trio of Theatrical Treats In and Around the City

Philadelphia area families can choose from a trio of theatrical treats in and around the city this holiday season. Here’s a rundown of what’s worth seeing on stage in Philly with your kids now and through the beginning of 2015. Murray the Elf and the Case of the Stolen Sleighbells […]

OWTK Philly Local: Dream House A Rainy Day Play at the Plays and Players Theatre
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OWTK Philly Local: Dream House A Rainy Day Play at the Plays and Players Theatre

I’ve written many glowing words on modern indie kid’s music over the past half decade but I’m still prone give the sub-sub-sub genre an occasional WWE top rope smack down too, because song cycles for young ears too often ignore one obvious fact of childhood: moodiness. The best all-ages kindie […]

Philly Local: The Arden Theatre 2014/15 Children’s Season Announced
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Philly Local: The Arden Theatre 2014/15 Children’s Season Announced

Philadelphia’s Arden Theatre is not messing around this season. Often, the city’s finest venue for top-notch family theater will throw a curveball into the mix, a Flea and the Professor for example. But for the 2014/15 season, it is all fastballs, high and tight. Leading off the duo of children’s […]

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