Our Featured Stories

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!

We Asked the Cast! | What Have You Learned from Books?

We asked the cast of The Emperor's New Clothes and More Magical Stories: The Emperor of the South says “Nothing can be learned from books” - what are some things you’ve learned from books? See what they've learned!

"Transcends Pure Entertainment" - The NY Times

The Emperor's New Clothes and More Magical Stories "transcends pure entertainment...it is as poignant as Andersen might have wished."  - The New York Times | Read more...

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What the Press is Saying

"Transcends Pure Entertainment" - The NY Times

The Emperor's New Clothes and More Magical Stories "transcends pure entertainment...it is as poignant as Andersen might have wished."  - The New York Times | Read more...

The Emperor's New Clothes... is One of Best Family Shows in NYC for Christmas 2018!

One of Best Family Shows in NYC for Christmas 2018! Read More...
Jarred Bedgood and Allison Pappas in Pillowland

"Makes bedtime powerfully attractive" - The NY Times

The New York Times says Pillowland "Makes bedtime powerfully attractive" Read more...
Jarred Bedgood leading the Audience to Pillowland

"One of our top fall family theater picks for 2018!" - Mommy Poppins

Mommy Poppins calls Pillowland "One of our top fall family theater picks for 2018!" Read more...
Pillowland

"Perfect for the Entire Family!" - FiDi Families

FiDi Families calls Pillowland "Perfect for the Entire Family!" Read more...
The Cast of Pillowland

"A Magical Adventure" - ThirtyMommy

ThirtyMommy calls Pillowland "a pretty cool interactive show for kids of all ages!" Read more...

"A treat for the entire family."

Brown Girl Gumbo says The Little Red Fish is "a treat for the entire family!" Read more...

"Imagination Runs Wild!" in The Little Red Fish

"Imagination Runs Wild!" in The Little Red Fish - see what else Mommy Poppins has to say!

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What Our Audiences are Saying

Made for a Really Nice Afternoon

Lovely, lovely show. The structure of the whole thing, with activities…

Marvelous, Magical Production Not to be Missed!

"Marvelous, Magical Production Not to be Missed!" - See what else this NYC Dad has to say about our latest production, The Little Red Fish!

Whimsical, Funny and Entertaining!

This NYC Mom says The Little Red Fish was "whimsical, funny and entertaining!" Read her full review of our 2018 production!

A Beautiful Show Kids and Adults Could Enjoy!

This was a beautifully produced show that both little kids and…

"Beautiful and Magical"

The Little Red Fish was "Beautiful and Magical! My Granddaughter Loved it!" See what else this NYC Grandma had to say about The Little Red Fish.

My Daughter was Mesmerized and Inspired!

"My daughter was mesmerized and inspired!" - See what else this NYC Mom had to say about her experience at Interstellar Cinderella!

Interstellar Cinderella was Out of this World! 

"Intersellar Cinderella was out of this world!" - See why this NYC Mom thought Interstellar Cinderella was out of this world!

A Charming Production Our Entire Family Enjoyed!

This NYC Mom says Interstellar Cinderella was "a Charming Production Our Entire Family Enjoyed!" See what else she had to say about the show!

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