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Austin Pendleton, Charles Busch and More Set For Theater for the New City's LOWER EAS Photo Austin Pendleton, Charles Busch and More Set For Theater for the New City's LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2020

With the roster still building, Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 150 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 25th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which will be mounted virtually for the first time May 22 to 24, 2020.

TADA! Youth Theater Will Present Original Musical HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD Photo TADA! Youth Theater Will Present Original Musical HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2020

 In this a?oekid's guide to being a kid,a?? both children and adults will laugh along to comical numbers such as How to Torture Your Sister, How to Beg for a Dog, How to Understand Your Parents, How to Stay Home from School and many more. TADA! was the first company to stage this musical in 1984 without any adult actors, and it went on to be produced as a TV special starring Dick Van Dyke in 1991. Performances, February 15 through March 8, 2020.

TADA! Youth Theater Presents THE DANGEROUS CHRISTMAS OF RED RIDING HOOD Photo TADA! Youth Theater Presents THE DANGEROUS CHRISTMAS OF RED RIDING HOOD
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 9, 2019

The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood is a hilarious take on the Red Riding Hood story told from the wolf's point of view, with Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Bob Merrill and Book by Robert Emmett. TADA! was the first company to perform this musical on stage.

TADA! Youth Theater Presents THE DANGEROUS CHRISTMAS OF RED RIDING HOOD Photo TADA! Youth Theater Presents THE DANGEROUS CHRISTMAS OF RED RIDING HOOD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2019

The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood was written in the 1960s, and the young actors from TADA! Youth Theater will take to the stage post-performances on November 30th and December 6th to focus on why it is important to do this show now, how it relates to modern culture, and what we can learn by hearing the Wolf's side of the story in this classic tale. Director Janine Nina Trevens and Choreographer Joanna Garcia will also participate in the Q&A.

TADA! Youth Theater Presents THE DANGEROUS CHRISTMAS OF RED RIDING HOOD Photo TADA! Youth Theater Presents THE DANGEROUS CHRISTMAS OF RED RIDING HOOD
by Rebecca Russo - Oct 16, 2019

The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood is a hilarious take on the Red Riding Hood story told from the Wolf's point of view, book by Robert Emmett, lyrics by Bob Merrill and music by Jule Styne. TADA! was the first company to perform this musical on stage. It was originally produced as a TV special in 1965 featuring Liza Minnelli, Cyril Richard and Vic Damone. Performances run from November 23 through December 15, 2019. The production will be directed by Janine Nina Trevens, TADA!'s Founder and Producing Artistic Director, and choreographed by Joanna Greer, TADA!'s Associate Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer.

Tada! Youth Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season In NYC Photo Tada! Youth Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season In NYC
by Julie Musbach - Sep 30, 2019

The Drama Desk award-winning TADA! Youth Theater has announced its 2019-2020 season, which includes three musicals from the early years of TADA! to lead into the celebration of TADA!'s 35th Anniversary Season. TADA! performances are one-hour long, affordable, fun-filled musicals that are perfect for family audiences of ages 3+. They are performed by talented kids who are members of TADA!'s Resident Youth Ensemble.

TADA! Youth Theater Presents Original Musical ODD DAY RAIN Photo TADA! Youth Theater Presents Original Musical ODD DAY RAIN
by Julie Musbach - Dec 17, 2018

The Drama Desk award-winning TADA! Youth Theater will present the futuristic rock musical, Odd Day Rain. In 2211, the world isn't as we know it. Following a big disaster years earlier, Aurora and her friends live outside without any adults, computers, running water… or even cellphones. Meanwhile, Claire continues life alone in the confines of her Pod run by Computer and wonders, "is there anything more out there?" What happens when Aurora goes back inside? Does Claire go outside and does she stay there? And what happens to Computer?

Tada! Youth Theater Presents Original Musical SLEEPOVER Photo Tada! Youth Theater Presents Original Musical SLEEPOVER
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2018

The Drama Desk award-winning TADA! Youth Theater presents Sleepover, a hilariously modern musical, from November 16 to December 2, 2018. Sleepover tackles all the hairy situations in the glorious stage of tween-hood. While Simone frets about not fitting in because she's new to NYC and doesn't know anyone at the party, Mia worries about whom to invite. As for the boys? They're plotting a way to crash the party.

TADA! Youth Theater Announces 2018 2019 Season In New York City Photo TADA! Youth Theater Announces 2018 2019 Season In New York City
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2018

The Drama Desk award-winning TADA! Youth Theater has announced its 2018-19 season, which includes three productions of original musicals, including one world premiere. TADA! performances are one-hour long, affordable, fun-filled musicals that are perfect for family audiences of ages 3+. They are presented by talented kids who are members of TADA!'s Resident Youth Ensemble. Tickets for all shows are on sale now.

TADA! Youth Theater Presents SLEEPOVER Photo TADA! Youth Theater Presents SLEEPOVER
by Paul Smith - Oct 16, 2018

The Drama Desk award-winning TADA! Youth Theater will present Sleepover, a hilariously modern musical, from November 16 to December 2, 2018. Sleepover tackles all the hilarious and hairy situations in the glorious stage of tween-hood. While Simone frets about not fitting in because she's new to NYC and doesn't know anyone at the party, Mia worries about whom to invite. As for the boys? They're plotting a way to crash the party.