All tagged Children's Theatre

Call Answered: In "Sunset Boulevard," "Norma Desmond" sings "I've come home at last!" & that is what I love abt Christina Franklin's journey w/TADA! Youth Theater. She started out in TADA's! Youth Ensemble & now has come back as the writer/director of their latest production, "New York, New Year," which tells the story of "Tess" who moves to NYC in the middle of the school year from her hometown of Missouri & wonders how she will fit in. "New York, New Year" plays TADA! Youth Theater 4/29-5/21!
Call Redialed: The last time I got to interview Tony Award winner, two-time Oscar and Golden Globe nominee, and three-time Grammy nominee Lynn Ahrens was in 2012 when she and Stephen Flaherty were being honored by the New York Pops and getting into the ring with "Rocky" on Broadway! Now, Theatreworks USA is presenting a weekend family performance series which includes their musical "Seussical," a revised one hour version which will be presented on Saturday, March 26 at The Kaye Playhouse at 11am!
Call Answered: Just like Whitney Houston, "I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way." On the heels of interviewing TADA's founder Janine Nina Trevens, it's with great pride that I get to interview TADA! Youth Theater's Associate Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer Joanna Greer who is directing and choreographing their revival of "The Gumball Gang: Crime-Solving Kids," from January 22-February 15 at TADA! Youth Theater!
Call Answered: I have interviewed several people from TADA! Youth Theater here at "Call Me Adam." When I was asked to interview "Princess Phooey's" composer, Eric Rockwell, it was a no brainer to say yes! "Princess Phooey," a musical fairy tale like no other with a rebellious princess, and a gaggle of kooky chambermaids, and stable boys - and of course a handsome prince, is rounding out TADA!'s 30th Anniversary, playing through August 1!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with TADA! Youth Theater founder Janine Nina Trevens about celebrating TADA's! 30th Anniversary. We discuss TADA's! current season of shows, the founding of TADA!, TADA's! hardships, celebrations, and accomplishments!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with writer and lyricist Lisa Diana Shapiro about her new Off-Broadway children's musical "Samantha Spade, Ace Detective" with music by Georgia Stitt. "Samantha Spade, Ace Detective" tells the tale of Samantha, a lonely kid who prowls the black & white, rain-washed streets of her film-noir fantasies, as "Samantha Spade, Ace Detective," the go-to gumshoe who always solves the case (for $25 a day plus Twizzlers). "Samantha Spade, Ace Detective" plays from April 26-May 18 at TADA! Youth Theater!