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Latest News and Reviews

A Very Special Performance of FIVE

When our teaching artists went to perform FIVE at a NYC school last year, they thought Piper would be the only one learning a new sense that day. After the class, they learned they were wrong. Read More...

Claire's Saturday Mornings at Boogie Woogie Books!

"Every Saturday morning, I would wake up bright and early to make the journey to the Upper East Side with my blue and pink suitcase full of shakers and scarves." Read More...

2018 Memories

What was our favorite memory of 2018? There's too many to choose! Here are just 10 of our 2018 highlights!

Happy National Crossword Puzzle Day!

Celebrate National Crossword Puzzle Day with free downloads on Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Dickens themed crossword puzzles!

We Asked the Cast! | What's Your Favorite Story in the Show?

We asked the cast of The Emperor's New Clothes...: Which of the stories in show is your favorite and why? See which ones they chose!

We Asked the Cast! | How Do You Persevere When You Want to Give Up?

We asked the cast of The Emperor's New Clothes...: Did you ever want to give up on something? What made you decide to keep going? Read about their moments of perseverance!

Make a DIY Crown with Claire!

Join Claire as she shows you how to make your very own Emperor's crown at home!

We Asked the Cast! | What's Kindest Thing Someone Has Done For You?

We asked the cast of The Emperor's New Clothes and More Magical Stories: What is the kindest thing someone has done for you? Read About the Acts of Kindness!

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