The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess is a great adventure!

‘Amazing Harvey’ draws young theatergoers with the power of pretending

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In this season of holiday excess, Harvey serves as a refreshing reminder that exhilarating fun can be created from the simplest of ingredients: thin air.

What’s most rewarding, however, is the way the show draws young theatergoers with the power of pretending.

That the music and lyrics are by Laurie Berkner contributes to the appeal of the production. Ms. Berkner’s work here ranges from sweet, folk-inflected ballads to a semi-snarled rap for the petulant princess.

New York City Children’s Theater, formerly Making Books Sing, has adapted Loryn Brantz’s “Harvey the Child Mime” into its latest musical…Fortunately, this company can still make a book sing.

— Laurel Graeber, The New York Times on The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess

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From the Creators of the smash musical Wanda’s Monster, Laurie Berkner (The Laurie Berkner Band) and Barbara Zinn Krieger (Ballerina Swan), comes a brand new show that celebrates what happiness is really all about!

Harvey is an amazing kid who doesn’t need much to be happy – just his family and his imagination. When he accidentally gets shipped to Pink Mountain Island (in an imaginary box!), he meets a Princess whose royal family needs a lesson in fun and togetherness.


 

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