WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ This holiday season, kids in need will receive three times as many new books of their own, thanks to First Book and the generous support of Random House Children's Books. (more...)
It's time to get into the Christmas spirit in the Triangle! Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical has landed at the Durham Performing Arts Center this week, bringing with it heaps of the holiday spirit. (more...)
Big League Productions presents the critically acclaimed, record-breaking Broadway musical production Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at the DPAC during the 2013 holiday season. The classic, whimsical tale will now enchant audiences for 10 performances only in the Triangle, Tuesday, December 3 through Sunday, December 8. (more...)
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Universal Studios Hollywood celebrated the start of the 'Grinchmas' holiday 'who-bilation' by honoring veteran stage and screen actor, Florence Henderson with the 'Who-Manitarian of the Year' Award in support of her charitable work for the City of Hope research and treatment hospital for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. (more...)
Liberty Hall Museum's much-anticipated Christmas tour, From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus, begins this Friday, kicking off a spate of exciting holiday programming and events at the museum, the home of New Jersey's first elected governor, William Livingston. A celebration of five distinct Christmas traditions and eras in history, From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus focuses on the Dutch tradition of St. Nicholas (c. 1774), the English tradition of Twelfth Night (c. 1800), 'The Night Before Christmas' (c. 1848), a Victorian Christmas (c. 1899), and a WWII Christmas (c. 1942). Beginning Friday, November 29th, tours will be available Monday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $6.00 for children, college students and seniors; $8.00 for Kean University alumni; and $10.00 for adults. There is no cost for children under the age of three. (more...)
The Old Globe's prodution of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! opened on Nov. 21 at the Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Check out a look back at opening night below! (more...)
Why must the show go on?
It can't be all that indispensable.
To me, it really isn't sensible on the whole,
To play a leading role,
While fighting those tears you can't control.
Why kick up your legs
When draining the dregs
Of sorrow's bitter cup?
Because you have read
Some idiot has said
'The curtain must stay up!' (more...)
Books-A-Million, Inc. today announced that all BAM! stores during this holiday season will be supporting local charities through BAM!'s annual Holiday Book and Toy Drive beginning now through Christmas Eve. (more...)
It's time to laugh as if you had a belly full of jelly and enjoy that warm, fuzzy holiday feeling when Cartoon Network kicks off its holiday programming this December with all new holiday specials (more...)
The Old Globe presents the 16th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The holiday musical will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in theOld Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, opening tonight, Nov. 21 at 7:00 p.m. Check out a first look below! (more...)
Oceanhouse Media, Inc. announced their partnership with Tuff Gong Worldwide and five-time Grammy winner and 2013 Emmy winner Ziggy Marley to adapt his debut children's book 'I Love You Too' into a digital book app for iOS devices. The app is now available on the App Store? and Android markets for the introductory price of $2.99. (more...)
Arden Theatre Company opens its 16th Season of Children's Theatre with Sideways Stories from Wayside School. Based on the beloved book series by Louis Sachar, this adaptation by John Olive will be directed by Whit MacLaughlin. The production runs from December 4, 2013 through February 15, 2014 and includes weekday matinee performances for students and weekend performances for families. Best enjoyed by families with children ages 5 and older, Sideways Stories from the Wayside School runs on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in the heart of Old City, Philadelphia. (more...)
Including the Dr Seuss stories Green Eggs and Ham, Horton Hears a Who! and The Cat in the Hat, this family-friendly musical by Tony and Drama Desk Award winning team Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and co-conceived by Monty Python's Eric Idle returns for a second year at the Arts Theatre. A cast of 12 tell the story of Horton the Elephant and the tiny world of Who, interwoven with other madcap Seuss characters who pop up to help and hinder Horton and the Who he heard. (more...)
Looking for a way to get into the holiday spirit? Check out this list of options to help you have a festive month and bookmark this page for handy reference! (To be updated with new shows as announced). (more...)
The Jewish Museum will present Gustafer Yellowgold, a concert for families featuring award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor, on Sunday, December 15 at 2 pm. Taylor developed the Gustafer Yellowgold experience as equal parts pop rock concert and minimally animated movie. A storyteller with a comedic bent, Taylor has dreamed up a world of catchy and original story-songs about Gustafer (a friendly guy from the sun who landed in the Minnesota woods), performed alongside a large screen displaying vividly colored animations with karaoke-style subtitles. Gustafer resides in a cottage with his menagerie of friends, including his pet eel; Slim, a tuxedo-wearing pterodactyl best friend; and a dragon named Asparagus who inhabits the fireplace and loves corn on the cob. (more...)