Story Pirates Kicks Off Symphony Space's 'Just Kidding' Season Today
Symphony Space's 2013-14 Just Kidding season kicks off today, October 5th at 11 am and 2pm with a return performance by Story Pirates, a nationally acclaimed troupe of actors who take original stories submitted by children and create outlandishly funny sketches and mini-musicals that leave kids and their parents howling in the aisles.
With fans of all ages, Story Pirates believe every child has a story to tell. Described as "Monty Python meets Schoolhouse Rock," the show is pitched perfectly to grownups and kids alike.Story Pirates will delight and surprise the audience with puppets, songs and outrageous sketches, all the while motivating kids to pick up a pencil and write down their own fantastic adventures.
DJ "Absolutely Mindy" from SiriusXM's Kids Place Live will appear at the performances. Story Pirates Radio is a weekly feature on the channel.
Just Kidding offers an adventure in the performing arts for kids ages 2 to 7 and their grownups. Each weekend, Just Kidding attracts audiences for one of the most reliable, exciting and value-driven performing arts options available anywhere in the nation.
More October Just Kidding performances follow the Story Pirates' debut:
- October 12: Mister G ~ bilingual songs to celebrate the release of "ABC Fiesta" and Hispanic Heritage Month.
- October 19: National Dance Institute (NDI): The Celebration Team! ~ A joyous afternoon of kids dancing for kids. This year's show pays tribute to the music and culture of New Orleans.
- October 20: PhilharMONSTER ~ The young goblins and ghouls of the InterSchool Orchestras of New York perform spooky orchestral classics.
- ?October 26: Charlie Hope ~ gentle songs encompassing the dreams of childhood.
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Symphony Space is located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street in Manhattan, New York City. Individual ticket prices range from $13 to $25, with significant discounts available for members, groups and Just Kidding season subscribers. The box office number is (212) 864-5400.