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BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get Welcomed to the Rock at COME FROM AWAY Photo BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get Welcomed to the Rock at COME FROM AWAY
January 17, 2020 by BroadwayWorld TV

We are continuing the series with Tai (13), Isabella (15), and Charles (12), who recently headed to the Schoenfeld Theatre to check out Come From Away. Curious about what they thought about the show? Find out below!
BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Janet Evelyn Photo BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Janet Evelyn
January 10, 2020 by Konversations with Keeme

Janet Evelyn is the Founder and Executive Director of The NICE festival in Norwalk CT.  For South Pacific: In Concert, NPT and Norwalk Symphony Orchestra are proud to partner with The Nice Festival. Janet Evelyn, Executive Director, states that a?oeNICE is committed to bringing awareness to the multiplicity of our global cultural heritage. The performing arts have not only been a conduit through which people of different race and culture can share natural commonalities but one of the most efficacious in addressing social injustice worldwide. The song a?oeCarefully Taughta?? from the musical South Pacific reminds us how important it is to expose our children at a young age to the different cultures to encourage understanding of our unique backgrounds.a?? As partnerships between the non-profit and for-profit world continue to form in order to tackle social challenges from all sides, this type of collective impact production has become increasingly relevant and a vital component of a community.
BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: The Auditions Photo BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: The Auditions
January 06, 2020 by Konversations with Keeme

Fifteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series here on BroadwayWorld. 'Konversations with Keeme' is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunie of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.
Parenting from the Wings: Outrage and Online Action- The Lessons and Bond of Young Fa Photo Parenting from the Wings: Outrage and Online Action- The Lessons and Bond of Young Fans and #savebeetlejuice
December 17, 2019 by Kay Alexandra

When my daughter texted me a link and followed up with an in-person(!) plea for me to sign the #savebeetlejuice petition, I'll admit pride was not the word I was looking for. I mean of all the possible change.org petitions, this is what she brings to me with such passion? No social justice issue or environmental cause?
Parenting from the Wings: Outrage and Online Action- The Lessons and Bond of Young Fa Photo Parenting from the Wings: Outrage and Online Action- The Lessons and Bond of Young Fans and #savebeetlejuice
December 17, 2019 by Kay Alexandra

When my daughter texted me a link and followed up with an in-person(!) plea for me to sign the #savebeetlejuice petition, I'll admit pride was not the word I was looking for. I mean of all the possible change.org petitions, this is what she brings to me with such passion? No social justice issue or environmental cause?
BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Holiday Edition Photo BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Holiday Edition
December 12, 2019 by Konversations with Keeme

See behind the scenes with Keeme and the cast of the NPT Holiday show, 'Have yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas' December 14th (8pm) and December 15th (2pm). Click here for tickets.
BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Allan Lamberti Photo BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Allan Lamberti
December 06, 2019 by Konversations with Keeme

Allan Lamberti is the afternoon host on WEBE108 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Originally from Trumbull, Connecticut, Allan has worked in radio for over 17 years, with previous gigs in Philadelphia and Hartford. If you would like to hear the podcast that they talk about in the episode (with Allan, Keeme and Ms. Clauz) here it is!
2020 Kids' Night on Broadway Tickets Are Now On Sale Photo 2020 Kids' Night on Broadway Tickets Are Now On Sale
December 05, 2019 by BWW News Desk

The Broadway League has announced that Kids' Night on Broadway® tickets are on sale now at KidsNightonBroadway.com. The event will take place in New York City on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.
BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get in the Holiday Spirit at A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get in the Holiday Spirit at A CHRISTMAS CAROL
November 30, 2019 by BroadwayWorld TV

It's not hard to stumble across an excess of reviews for any given Broadway show these days, but there is a group of theatre-goers that is wildly underrepresented when it comes to opinions on Broadway- kids! BroadwayWorld continues KID CRITICS, a series that gives parents and children alike a kid's perspective on Broadway's hottest shows. We are continuing the series with Tai (13), Isabella (15), and Charles (12), who recently headed to the Lyceum Theatre to check out A Christmas Carol. Curious about what they thought about the show?
Bringing Up Broadway: Holiday Gift Ideas for Broadway Hopefuls! Photo Bringing Up Broadway: Holiday Gift Ideas for Broadway Hopefuls!
November 29, 2019 by Jenny Turknett

We make holiday shopping easy for your Broadway hopeful. Here you'll find options for a range of ages at a variety of price points.
BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Karl Schultz Photo BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Karl Schultz
November 27, 2019 by Konversations with Keeme

Karl Schultz, jazz piano protege and featured performer in this year's New Paradigm Theatre Holiday show 'Have yourself a Very Jazzy Christmas'. Karl is a Weston High School Freshman who has been playing piano since the age of four. He has performed at a variety of venues. local fundraisers, private events, local theater productions and many more. Karl was an event guest performer at a?oeBeechwooda?? with famed pianist Frederic Chiu, as well as on live radio on WPKN with host Richard Epstein. He's earned top scores in the Western Region musical competition (CMEA), as well as winning medals for Best Soloist and Best Accompaniment at the Music in the Parks competition in Massachusetts. Karl received the top honor award for the arts at WMS for 2018-2019. Karl also performs with the rock band, Caravan-the-Band as well as several other ensembles in Fairfield County. 
Bringing Up Broadway: Training the Body and Mind Photo Bringing Up Broadway: Training the Body and Mind
November 25, 2019 by Jenny Turknett

Tips for taking the often-overlooked path to maximize performance and standout amongst the competition: A holistic approach to theatre training.
Parenting from the Wings: You've Got 30 Seconds Photo Parenting from the Wings: You've Got 30 Seconds
November 19, 2019 by Kay Alexandra

It takes approximately 30 seconds to sing 16 bars of music. This is typically the requested audition cut of a song. If performers are lucky, they get 32, which allows them all of a minute to prove themselves.
BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Ms. Clauz...with a Z Photo BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Ms. Clauz...with a Z
November 14, 2019 by Konversations with Keeme

Fifteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series here on BroadwayWorld. 'Konversations with Keeme' is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunie of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.
BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Chris Coogan Photo BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Chris Coogan
November 06, 2019 by Konversations with Keeme

Fifteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series here on BroadwayWorld. 'Konversations with Keeme' is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunie of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.
BWW TV: The Kid Critics Go on a Killer Quest at THE LIGHTNING THIEF Photo BWW TV: The Kid Critics Go on a Killer Quest at THE LIGHTNING THIEF
November 02, 2019 by BroadwayWorld TV

We are continuing the series with Tai (13), Isabella (15), and Charles (12), who recently headed to the Longacre Theatre to check out The Lightning Thief. Curious about what they thought about the show? Find out!
BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Singing with Kristin Chenoweth and Stephe Photo BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Singing with Kristin Chenoweth and Stephen Schwartz!
October 30, 2019 by Konversations with Keeme

Fifteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series here on BroadwayWorld. 'Konversations with Keeme' is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunie of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.
Kids' Night on Broadway Set for February 25, 2020 Photo Kids' Night on Broadway Set for February 25, 2020
October 29, 2019 by BWW News Desk

The Broadway League announced today that Kids' Night on Broadway will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Tickets will be available for purchase in December
Parenting from the Wings: Patti Murin and a Boost in a Battle Photo Parenting from the Wings: Patti Murin and a Boost in a Battle
October 22, 2019 by Kay Alexandra

My friend texted me the Instagram post as soon as she saw it. It was April 2018 and the post showed Broadway's Patti Murin looking confident and in command in a photo of her as Frozen's Anna. The accompanying post talked about missing a performance to deal with her anxiety.
BRINGING UP BROADWAY: The Ultimate Guide to Summer Intensive Planning Photo BRINGING UP BROADWAY: The Ultimate Guide to Summer Intensive Planning
October 18, 2019 by Jenny Turknett

Summer planning starts now for Broadway hopefuls! Explore the ever-expanding program options available for musical theatre students.
BWW TV: The Kid Critics Had Nothing But a Good Time at ROCK OF AGES Photo BWW TV: The Kid Critics Had Nothing But a Good Time at ROCK OF AGES
September 22, 2019 by BroadwayWorld TV

We are continuing the series with Tai, Isabella, and Charles, who recently headed to New World Stages to check out Rock of Ages. Curious about what they thought about the show? Find out below!
Parenting from the Wings: The Holding Room is the Hardest Part Photo Parenting from the Wings: The Holding Room is the Hardest Part
September 17, 2019 by Kay Alexandra

Caricatures come alive amid random acts of kindness in the holding room at children's auditions.
BRINGING UP BROADWAY: Finding Your Niche Photo BRINGING UP BROADWAY: Finding Your Niche
September 09, 2019 by Jenny Turknett

I still remember where I was when I got the text. I bet you do, too. You know the one, that text from your child who is completely and utterly devastated not to have gotten a coveted part.
BWW Exclusive: Welcome To Parenthood! Meet The Mothers of Come From Away! Photo BWW Exclusive: Welcome To Parenthood! Meet The Mothers of Come From Away!
August 29, 2019 by Monroe George

It's one of the most physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding jobs. With long hours and little sleep, you're expected to consistently portray a myriad of contrasting roles at the drop of the hat, sometimes with no prior experience or preparation - full out, no marking. All with a contract that offers no out, no sick leave, no vacation time, and no pay. Would you be down for the role?
BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get the Fright of Their Lives at BEETLEJUICE! Photo BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get the Fright of Their Lives at BEETLEJUICE!
August 16, 2019 by BroadwayWorld TV

headed to the Winter Garden Theatre to check out Beetlejuice. Curious about what they thought about the show? Find out below!