Welcome back to that electrifying time when The Cotton Club was the place to be. AFTER MIDNIGHT, Broadway’s new smash-hit musical, combines the big-band songs of Duke Ellington and the best dancing in town. A company of New York’s best singers, dancers and tappers joins forces with The Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, a 17-piece band created by jazz great Wynton Marsalis. It’s a glamorous, high-energy celebration of Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club…and it’s all on Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT. New York Magazine says it's “just about perfect!” Special Guest Star Vanessa Williams heads the cast now through May 11; Fantasia returns May 13-June 8. Get tickets at Ticketmaster.com, or call 877.250.2929 or visit the Brooks Atkinson Theatre box office, 256 W. 47th St., btwn Broadway and Eighth Ave.
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER is “THE MOST FUN YOU CAN HAVE ON BROADWAY!” (Time Out) This hilarious new musical tells the story of a charismatic gentleman who tries to make it to the top using a great deal of charm… and a dash of murder. Tony® winner Jefferson Mays plays eight ill-fated characters in “A PERFORMANCE THAT DESERVES TO BE IMMORTALIZED IN BROADWAY LORE.” (New York Times) For tickets, visit www.telecharge.com, call 212.947.8844 or visit the Walter Kerr Theatre box office, 219 W. 48th St., btwn Broadway & Eighth Ave.
HEATHERS THE MUSICAL "SASSY, SEXY and OH-SO-SMART, HEATHERS deserves to run with the popular crowd." - Time Out New York
Heathers is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously sexy new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the Almighty, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to bite the bullet and kiss Heather's aerobicized ass... but J.D. has another plan for that bullet.
Brought to you by the award-winning creative team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, "Desperate Housewives"), Laurence O'Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde) and Andy Fickman (Reefer Madness, She's the Man). HEATHERS THE MUSICAL is a hilarious, heartfelt and homicidal new show based on the greatest teen comedy of all time. And the critics love it! The New York Times calls HEATHERS "a rowdy guilty pleasure" and the New York Post says it's "ingenious, naughty and very funny." (Drool much?) There's a new sheriff in town: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL. Are you in, or are you out?
A mother. A father. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs, MAMMA MIA! is a sunny, funny tale of family and friendship unfolding on a tiny Greek island. Acclaimed by the Associated Press as "quite simply, a phenomenon", MAMMA MIA! is a feel-good night of fun and laughter. Now celebrating 13 smash-hit years on Broadway, MAMMA MIA! is the 9th longest running show in Broadway history.
Motown The Musical
It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and so many more. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” MOTOWN THE MUSICAL tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack that changed America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience it live on Broadway in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL! Get tickets at Ticketmaster.com, or call 877.250.2929, or visit the Lunt-Fontanne Theater, 205 W. 46th St., btwn Broadway & Eighth Ave.
ROCK OF AGES is the "insanely fun" (Time Out New York) worldwide smash hit that features a raucous mix of 28 eyebrow-scorching tunes including Don't Stop Believin', We Built This City, The Final Countdown, Wanted Dead or Alive, Here I Go Again, Can't Fight this Feeling and I Want To Know What Love Is.
Set in L.A.'s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, ROCK OF AGES tells the story of Drew, a boy from South Detroit, and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. ROCK OF AGES takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair! So get your tickets to this KICK-ASS, five-time Tony Award®-nominated musical and get ready to PARTY!
ROCKY is the new Broadway knockout that critics are calling, "A THEATRICAL GAME CHANGER" (Vogue), "EVERYTHING YOU WANT AND MORE" (TIME Magazine) and "A MUST-SEE, PUSHING THEATER TO NEW HEIGHTS" (Vanity Fair). Both an adrenaline-infused spectacle and a surprising tale of blossoming romance between two lonely outsiders, ROCKY is brought to life by a five-time Tony®-winning creative team and Sylvester Stallone, screenwriter of the Oscar®-winning Best Picture. Tickets are going fast—get yours now. Go to www.telecharge.com, call 212.947.8844 or visit the Winter Garden Theatre box office, 1634 Broadway, btw W. 50th & W. 51st Sts.,
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes. Now starring Grammy® nominee Carly Rae Jepsen and Emmy® nominee Fran Drescher through June 8th only. Visit www.telecharge.com, call 212.947.8844, or go to the Broadway Theatre box office, 1681 Broadway, at W. 53rd St.
The Broadway Dreams Foundation, a premier performing arts training program, will present a dynamic musical performance showcasing the talents of the organization's Broadway stars and rising stars from across the country.
Downtown Dance Factory, Tribeca's multi award-winning and hippest dance studio, takes the stage at this year's Tribeca Film Festival Family Day for the 4th year in a row! Expect dancers aged 7 to 15 to astound you with fabulous performances in jazz, lyrical and hip hop! Come out to the main stage at North Moore and Greenwich at 4pm to see them in action! Also visit their booth on Greenwich Street and do some free crafting! You can also enter their draw to win a $50 gift certificate to their amazing "Studio 4" dancewear store.
Gymboree Play & Music has been fostering creativity, confidence and friendship in children ages 0-5 for over 30 years. Gymboree programs are specially designed to help young children learn and develop as they play. Our classes also help you learn about your child -- how to participate in and encourage his or her development -- while enjoying the simple pleasure of playing together. 5 popular locations in Manhattan, including our popular TriBeCa center found at 100 Reade Street.
Grammy Nominee "Best Children's Album" 2011
Contributor on "All About Bullies, Big and Small" GRAMMY WINNER 2012
Jody Prusan and Mike Butler return to Tribeca Family Day to share the joys of live music and audience participation. Great for the younger set - Kids can dance, sing-along and play percussion instruments with Jody and Mike - JODYS ROADIES
Join Mil's Trills in a celebration of family, friends and the community! Come along a spirited adventure with electric ukulele-ist Amelia Robinson and her band as they groove through interactive songs inspired by urban funk, blues, honky tonk, and calypso.
Mil's Trills debut release Everyone Together Now! is now available on iTunes and features a the song "Mother May I?", which appears on the cross-genre kids album, Songs for a Healthier America, produced by Michelle Obama'sPartnership for a Healthier America and Hip Hop Public Health as part of her Let's Move! Initiative to promote healthy and active kids.
For a free download of Songs for a Healthier America visit ahealtheriamerica.org/songs
The NYCHA Youth Chorus was created in 1997 as a vehicle for showcasing the talents and abilities of NYCHA residents and members of the surrounding communities. The Youth Chorus is dedicated to excellence in its performances and has a long and distinguished list to its credit. Some of these include: the legendary Apollo Theater, Avery Fisher Hall and Disney’s Epcot Center, the Official Chorus at the New York City 2000 Millennium Celebration, Radio City Music Hall (with Sir Elton John) and the International World Harmony Run at the United Nations, Mayoral Interfaith and Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfasts, and celebrations for the World Champion New York Yankees at City Hall. More than just a group of singers, the NYCHA Youth Chorus has come to be known as the Good Will Ambassadors for the New York City Housing Authority, instilling a healthy sense of pride and accomplishment in each and every one of its members.
Learn How to be a Puppeteer from author and puppeteer Noel MacNeal.
PUPPETRONICS, Inc. performs with Colorful Giant Body Puppets. They are a spectacle of surprise and wonder and steal the show at special events sponsored by museums, festivals, corporations, and parades. Over the years they have danced and delighted both children and adults at the Tribeca Film Festival, Lincoln Center, Citicorp, Boston Museum of Science, Central Park Conservancy, Eureka Museum, England. . .PUPPETRONICS is also a "Hands On" Traveling Exhibition of Life-Sized Marionettes holding bells and noisemakers. The marionettes range in size from two feet to fifteen feet in height. In over 35 museums the public has been invited to pull the strings and become the puppeteer. The installation can contain anywhere from ten to fifty puppets. THE NEW YORK TIMES reviewed the show saying, "it is easy to get caught up in the spirit of this" (show).
Rolie Polie Guacamole is a hip "kindie" band from Brooklyn, NY. Their high energy, interactive shows are a mix of funk, rock and folk music.
Rock out with Rock-a-Baby! Join Chris, Alisa and Brendan, plus our crazy puppets, Rhythm, Melody & Harmony, for a musical adventure with your whole family. We'll play some old time kids favorites, sprinkle in some rock and pop for everyone to boogie down, and jam out on some of our own songs like the "Puppet Dance" and more!
Rockin' Railroad is Mommy and Me fun brought to you by Kidville.
The Little Gym of Tribeca offers gymnastics programs for children 4 months to 12 years. Our classes incorporate group activity into gymnastics instruction, promoting social and mental as well as physical growth. Our Parent Child Developmental Gymnastics classes provide a bonding experience for children and adults while we lay a foundation for gymnastics during early childhood. In Pre K and Grade School class, experienced gymnastics instructors build students strength and skill in a positive and non competitive learning environment. The Little Gym of Tribeca offers fantastic Birthday Parties that are tons of fun and stress free. Our Summer Camp has weekly enrollment that fits your summer travel needs.
Since 1832, the Transfiguration School has provided educational excellence to successive waves of immigrants and their children. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, Transfiguration nurtures the mind, body and spirit in a family-centered environment to develop thoughtful and responsible learners.
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The Dragon Prince - "It's like The Frog Prince, but with 100% more Dragons." A silly retelling of a classic fairy tale - for all ages.
Yellow Sneaker Puppets is a Brooklyn-based company that uses puppetry and music to create innovative and engaging experiences for people of all ages. Yellow Sneaker's team of professional puppeteers, musicians and educators have been performing puppet shows and sing-alongs at schools, birthday parties, cafes and other larger venues - including Littlefield and the Brooklyn Public Library - since 2008. Sing and dance along with Yellow Sneaker at their puppet sing-along at the Tea Lounge in Park Slope every Wednesday at 10:00am!
Yo Re Mi
Yo Re Mi is a musical yoga program for children. Join Rachel and Dan for a jetsetting adventure around the world. Use your bodies, voices and imaginations to explore geography, language, nature, and more.