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Lifelong artist and educator, Brian Barrentine is the creator, voice and face of FunikiJam World Music - winner of the 2016 Parent?s Choice Award for Best Music. Barrentine has been cast in numerous musicals on Broadway and Off; played Elvis in ?Elvis the Musical? European Tour; written the ... (read more)
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Bio:
Lifelong artist and educator, Brian Barrentine is the creator, voice and face of FunikiJam World Music - winner of the 2016 Parent?s Choice Award for Best Music. Barrentine has been cast in numerous musicals on Broadway and Off; played Elvis in ?Elvis the Musical? European Tour; written the ... (read more)
FunikiJam's Totally Awesome Summer! Returns To The Off-Broadway Stage At Actors Temple TheatreFunikiJam's Totally Awesome Summer! Returns To The Off-Broadway Stage At Actors Temple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2019

The award-winning music education and entertainment company, FunikiJam will present its original family musical, 'Totally Awesome Summer!' starting August 25th at Actors Temple Theatre. The 2019 production, as part of FunikiJam's 12 week city-wide 'Totally Awesome Summer' program of classes & events geared for young children and families, exploring awesome vacation destinations like: the Beach, the Islands, the 80's, Australia, and America's Birthday Jam! (more...)

FunikiJam's MUSIC GARDEN: SPRING CELEBRATION! ReturnsFunikiJam's MUSIC GARDEN: SPRING CELEBRATION! Returns
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

The award-winning music education and entertainment company, FunikiJam will present its original family musical, MUSIC GARDEN: Spring Celebration! starting April 14th at Actors Temple Theatre with special performances for Earth Day, Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day. The 2019 production, as part of FunikiJam's 12 week city-wide 'Music Garden' program of classes & events geared for young children and families, explores music and culture of Europe, South America, and Nashville with a special focus on Spanish language. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For FunikiJam's Spring CelebrationFull Cast And Creative Team Announced For FunikiJam's Spring Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The Off-Broadway Family Musical, starring Brian Barrentine, has completed its casting. (more...)

Photo Flash: FunikiJam's City Of Hope At Actors Temple TheatrePhoto Flash: FunikiJam's City Of Hope At Actors Temple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

When the Agents of Jam go under cover as a construction crew to help with disaster relief they are invited on a special mission to explore New Orleans Zydeco, Paris Jazz, and Detroit "motor City" Motown. Along the way, they discover how musical styles that developed from African roots have become beloved forms artistic expression around the world - and that by working together, we can build a CITY OF HOPE. (more...)

Funikijam's First Female-Lead Superhero Debuts Off-Broadway in SHENANIGANS: Irish CelebratioFunikijam's First Female-Lead Superhero Debuts Off-Broadway in SHENANIGANS: Irish Celebratio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

To kick off Women's History Month, FunikiJam Music's SHENANIGANS: Irish Celebration opens Off-Broadway on March 3rd, starring Ashton Parrack as FunikiJam Music's first female Captain Jam, Super Hero lead. (more...)

CITY OF HOPE Premieres Off-Broadway TomorrowCITY OF HOPE Premieres Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

FunikiJam World Music will produce the Off-Broadway premiere of the new family musical, 'City Of Hope,' Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Actor's Temple Theatre. 'City Of Hope' will play Sundays through February 17th. (more...)

Andrea Galata Hits The Stage Of The Chongqing Grand Theatre With Funikijam Original Musical Rhythm Boom BoomAndrea Galata Hits The Stage Of The Chongqing Grand Theatre With Funikijam Original Musical Rhythm Boom Boom
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

After a successful summer show in Seoul, South Korea, during the Seoul Web Fest, Italian performer Andrea Galata' kicks off 2019 touring in China with the brand new musical by New York very own Funikijam Rhythm Boom Boom, on stage the in the Chongqing Grand Theatre the last week of January. (more...)

Funikijam's RHYTHM BOOM BOOM To Premiere At The Actor's Temple TheatreFunikijam's RHYTHM BOOM BOOM To Premiere At The Actor's Temple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

FunikiJam World Music, in cooperation with AZ Wonderland Productions, Inc., will produce the Off-Broadway world premiere of the new family musical, 'Rhythm Boom Boom,' Sunday, January 27, 2019 at the Actor's Temple Theatre, before launching internationally with a 60-city tour of China. (more...)

FUNIKIJAM'S HOLIDAY BEAT: Family Musical Lights Up Off-Broadway With A Global Celebration For KidsFUNIKIJAM'S HOLIDAY BEAT: Family Musical Lights Up Off-Broadway With A Global Celebration For Kids
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018

Holiday traditions in New York are as diverse as its residents, but only one Holiday show gives audiences the chance to see so many celebrations in one place. Part live concert and part stage show, FunikiJam's HOLIDAY BEAT is New York City's only Off-Broadway show this season to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, Chinese New Year, and Shichigosan - for kids! Opening today, November 23rd at Actors Temple Theatre, the show will play a limited engagement through December 30th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet The Cast Of HOLIDAY BEAT FunikiJam's Off Broadway Family MusicalPhoto Flash: Meet The Cast Of HOLIDAY BEAT FunikiJam's Off Broadway Family Musical
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2018

FunikiJam's high-energy, one-of-a-kind musical adventure takes the audience in a quest to find the Ultimate Holiday Celebration, with Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam leading the way. FunikiJam's HOLIDAY BEAT is New York City's only Off-Broadway show this season to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, Chinese New Year, and Shichigosan - for kids! (more...)

FUNIKIJAM'S HOLIDAY BEAT: Family Musical Lights Up Off-Broadway With A Global Celebration For KidsFUNIKIJAM'S HOLIDAY BEAT: Family Musical Lights Up Off-Broadway With A Global Celebration For Kids
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Holiday traditions in New York are as diverse as its residents, but only one Holiday show gives audiences the chance to see so many celebrations in one place. Part live concert and part stage show, FunikiJam's HOLIDAY BEAT is New York City's only Off-Broadway show this season to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, Chinese New Year, and Shichigosan - for kids! Opening on Friday, November 23rd at Actors Temple Theatre, the show will play a limited engagement through December 30th. (more...)

FunikiJam Presents Its Rock Or Treat Halloween Show And Costume PartyFunikiJam Presents Its Rock Or Treat Halloween Show And Costume Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

There are a multitude of ways to celebrate NYC's favorite holiday, but there's only one sing-along, dance-along, play-along Halloween musical for families! 'FunikiJam's ROCK OR TREAT HALLOWEEN SHOW AND COSTUME PARTY' is the Halloween edition of FunikiJam's ongoing musical series playing at Actors Temple Theatre. FunikiJam shows are always interactive, but 'ROCK OR TREAT' takes it to the next level as audience members are invited to wear their favorite costumes and join in the fun with a celebration of Halloween around the world! (more...)

Photo Flash: FUNIKIJAM'S BABY LIKES TO ROCK! Announces Complete CastPhoto Flash: FUNIKIJAM'S BABY LIKES TO ROCK! Announces Complete Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

FunikiJam World Music announces the complete cast and creative team for the inaugural production in its 2018-2019 Off-Broadway Season of Family Musicals. Brian Barrentine will direct and star as Captain Jam in the endlessly entertaining and incredibly unique FunikiJam's BABY LIKES TO ROCK! (more...)

Funikijam World Music Announces Its 2018-2019 Off-Broadway Season, Celebrating 20 Years Of Early Childhood Entertainment And EducationFunikijam World Music Announces Its 2018-2019 Off-Broadway Season, Celebrating 20 Years Of Early Childhood Entertainment And Education
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

Artistic Director and FunikiJam Founder Brian Barrentine is pleased to announce FUNIKIJAM WORLD MUSIC'S 2018-2019 Off-Broadway Season. 'We're celebrating 20 years of creative, fun, educational entertainment for young children,' says Barrentine. 'Our Off-Broadway series of Family Musicals is our gift to the youngest citizens of New York City. It's theater designed just for them, perfect for first time theater-goers and still tons of fun for their older siblings. We even see parents and grandparents dancing along as all audience members are invited to get up out of their seats and join in the singing and dancing.' (more...)

New Family Musical FUNIKIJAM'S BABY LIKES TO ROCK! Takes The Stage At Actors Temple TheatreNew Family Musical FUNIKIJAM'S BABY LIKES TO ROCK! Takes The Stage At Actors Temple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Throw your mittens around your kittens and get ready to rock around the world with the new Off-Broadway musical, FunikiJam's Baby Likes to Rock! This globe-spanning musical adventure is the latest addition to the ongoing series of Jam-Magical Family Musicals playing at the historic Actors Temple Theatre. Presented by FunikiJam, the award-winning education and entertainment company, FunikiJam's Baby Likes to Rock! will open on September 16th for a limited engagement through November 12th, with special Halloween Costume Parties and Shows on October 27 & 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of FUNIKIJAM'S TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER!Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of FUNIKIJAM'S TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

When Agent Tina thinks she is going to have a 'totally boring' summer, Captain Jam (played by Brian Barrentine) invites her on a one-of-a-kind musical vacation around the world- and back in time! You too will be 'feeling fine as you jam along' with the Agents of jam to awesome vacation destinations like: The Beach, The Islands, The 80's, Australia, and America's Birthday Jam! (more...)

Funikijam Premieres New Family Musical: FUNIKIJAM'S TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER!Funikijam Premieres New Family Musical: FUNIKIJAM'S TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The award-winning music education and entertainment company, FunikiJam will premiere its family musical, FunkiJam's Totally Awesome Summer! on Sunday, July 8th Off-Broadway at Actors Temple Theatre. It is part of an ongoing series of original family musicals aimed at introducing children to music and dance from around the world. (more...)

Photo Flash: FunikJam's Music Garden Opens 5/20!Photo Flash: FunikJam's Music Garden Opens 5/20!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The award-winning music education and entertainment company, FunikiJam will premiere its family musical, FunkiJam's Music Garden this Sunday, May 20th Off-Broadway at Actors Temple Theatre. It is part of an ongoing series of original family musicals aimed at introducing children to music and dance from around the world. (more...)

Funikijam Premieres New Family Musical FUNIKIJAM'S MUSIC GARDENFunikijam Premieres New Family Musical FUNIKIJAM'S MUSIC GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The award-winning music education and entertainment company, FunikiJam will premiere its family musical, FunkiJam's Music Garden this Sunday, May 20th Off-Broadway at Actors Temple Theatre. It is part of an ongoing series of original family musicals aimed at introducing children to music and dance from around the world. (more...)

VAMOS TODOS! A New Fiesta Kids Musical Opens Across NYCVAMOS TODOS! A New Fiesta Kids Musical Opens Across NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

VAMOS TODOS! Fiesta de Mayo, The latest installment in FunikiJam's ongoing season of original musicals for kids and family audiences is here! Interactive fun for the young - and young at heart - the high-energy Spanish celebrations run now through Cinco de Mayo weekend. No tequila needed. (more...)

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