KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY 2010 National Ambassador, Meredith Vieira, kicked off this year's event where kids ages 6 to 18 can attend a Broadway show for free on February 2nd, 3rd, and 7th when accompanied by a full-paying adult. Vieira, journalist, television personality, game show hostess - and mother - currently co-hosts NBC's Today and often contributes to Dateline NBC. She is the current hostess for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. (more...)
Two of the three 'Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical' Tony winning 'Billys', Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish were cheered on their Tony honor by fellow young talents BKC. The fun took place at East of Doheny in New York City on June 10, 2009 and BWW was there to join in the celebration! (more...)
Broadway Kids Care (BKC), the organization of theater kids for kids (and others) will be donating scarves they've knit for their second annual 'Knitting Project', BroadwayWorld checked in with the talented young performers as they showed off their colorful creations! Their creations will be donated to the residents of the Lillian Booth Actors' Home as well as residents of Freedom House NYC, a New York City shelter for disabled women and children who are victims of domestic violence. The project will be ongoing through January 2009. 'Nothing is sadder than to see someone cold during this time of year,' said Gabby Malek, Chair of the Children's Committee. 'Broadway Kids Care wants to share some of the warmth from our hearts, by donating handmade scarves and collecting coats for those in need.' Later this winter, the children will also perform a special holiday concert at The Actors' Home, where they will be distributing the scarves. (more...)
Broadway Kids Care (BKC), the organization of theater kids for kids (and others), will appear on 'Good Morning America' on Monday, December 22, 2008 during the 8:30 a.m. half hour as part of GMA's ?Warm Coats & Warm Hearts' Drive. (more...)
Founded earlier this year by Kelly Gonda, President of East of Doheny Productions, BKC brings together the children from current and past Broadway shows, affording them the opportunity to perform community service and, in the
process, instill a strong philanthropic sensibility and foster a sense of community among the young actors and their families.
Members of Broadway Kids Care had fun decorated cookies and making care packages to send to The Lillian Booth Actors Home, Freedom House NYC and its adjacent facility, Secret Garden in celebration of Valentine's Day. (more...)