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Bio:
Michael was born in California, US and was raised in the mountains of Tennessee. He says he has been singing since as far back as he can remember, back to when he was a little kid. He received his Bachelors of Music from Stetson University and his Masters of Music from the New England Conservatory, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Michael was born in California, US and was raised in the mountains of Tennessee. He says he has been singing since as far back as he can remember, back to when he was a little kid. He received his Bachelors of Music from Stetson University and his Masters of Music from the New England Conservatory, ... (read complete bio)
Celebrate World Oceans Day with the Release of Splash and Bubbles RYTHM OF THE REEF O Photo Celebrate World Oceans Day with the Release of Splash and Bubbles RYTHM OF THE REEF Out June 8
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The Jim Henson Company, Herschend Studios, and Music.Film Recordings make a “Splash” with the new summer release of Splash and Bubbles: Rhythm of the Reef (Songs from Season One). Hitting stores and digital retailers today (June 1), the album includes 16 favorite songs from Season 1 of the Emmy nominated PBS Kids TV series, along with 6 bonus tracks from the interstitial series “Get Your Feet Wet.” Visit http://smartURL.it/RhythmoftheReef to buy and stream the full album, in time for World Oceans Day on June 8.

Hear the First Single from the Hit PBS Kids Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES Photo Hear the First Single from the Hit PBS Kids Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The Jim Henson Company, Herschend Studios, Var se Sarabande Records, and The Cutting Edge Group announce the inaugural release of music from the hit PBS KIDS preschool series, Splash and Bubbles. The single, And So We Celebrate (Coral Day) will be available on all major digital retailers on December 1, 2017, in celebration of the holiday season and the all-new episode Coral Day premiering on December 11, 2017 (check local listings).

PBS Kids Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES Celebrates 'Ocean Friends Forever' For World Oceans Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The JimHenson Company, Herschend Studios and PBS KIDS are kicking off 'Ocean Friends Forever,' a social media and community engagement initiative with multiple PBS station events across the country the week of June 1-8, to coincide with the internationally celebrated World Oceans Day on June 8. The effort is themed around the new PBS KIDS series SPLASH AND BUBBLES, which encourages children to explore ocean science and marine biology. SPLASH AND BUBBLES airs daily on PBS stations nationwide and is available for free on PBS KIDS digital platforms.

PBS KIDS Announces Premiere Date for New Animated Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

Today at its annual meeting with PBS member stations from across the country, PBS KIDS announced the premiere date of its newest show: SPLASH AND BUBBLES from The Jim Henson Company

PBS KIDS to Premiere New Series SPLASH (w.t.) in Fall 2016
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Television Critics Association Press Tour: In fall 2016, PBS KIDS will premiere SPLASH (w.t.), a new animated series that dives into marine biology and ocean science.

Jim Henson's DINOSAUR TRAIN LIVE! Coming to Kravis Center, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The popular Emmy Award nominated PBS KIDS series Dinosaur Train will come to life on the stage in a big way with Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train - Live! Buddy's Big Adventure at the Raymond. F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach on Saturday, May 9 at 10 am and 1 pm.

BWW JR: Shows Announced for the 2015 NY CHILDREN'S THEATRE FESTIVAL
by Erin Leigh Peck - Mar 13, 2015

The New York Children's Theatre Festival has announced the shows selected for its fourth season. The four productions are The Sock Who Lost His Mate; Sue Ology & the Case of the Possibly Haunted House; Help Save the Monkey!; and The Meanest Birthday Girl.

John Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Opening Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint welcome New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites to New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement through March 29. Opening night is set for tonight, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production.

John Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Beginning Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint welcome New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites to New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement beginning tonight, March 3 through March 29. Opening night is set for Friday, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production.

John Tartaglia's IMAGINOCEAN Comes to Orpheum Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts presents John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean in the Slosburg Hall at the Orpheum Theater tonight, February 20, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets start at $10, and are available at TicketOmaha.com, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St.

John Tartaglia to Lead BUYER & CELLAR at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced that New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites will be appearing in New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement beginning March 3 through March 29. Opening night is set for Friday, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production.

John Tartaglia's IMAGINOCEAN Coming to Orpheum Theater, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts presents John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean in the Slosburg Hall at the Orpheum Theater on Friday, February 20, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets start at $10, and are available at TicketOmaha.com, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St.

Dr. Phillips Center Announces Presents DINOSAUR TRAIN- LIVE!, 5/10/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2014

The popular Emmy® Award nominated PBS KIDS series Dinosaur Train will come to life on the stage at the Walt Disney Theater in a big way with Dinosaur Train - Live! Buddy's Big Adventure at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 10 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

John Tartaglia & Michael Shawn Lewis' Gables Grove Productions to Expand for Carnival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Gables Grove Productions Inc. (GGP) has announced the expansion of two of their successful original Carnival Cruise Lines family entertainment experiences. Towel Animal Theater, which launched in 2012 and is now in production on 12 Carnival ships, will be produced on most of the fleet - 22 ships-- by the end of 2015. Seuss-a-Palooza Storytime and Parade, which made its premiere in February 2014 and is now on four ships, has inked a deal to be on the entire fleet - 24 ships - by the end of 2015.

John Tartaglia's IMAGINOCEAN, SID THE SCIENCE KID, and DINOSAUR TRAIN to Launch US Tours in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Today Gables Grove Productions Inc. announced 2014/2015 U.S. tour dates for its international hit John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean; Sid the Science Kid-Live!; and Dinosaur Train Live! Buddy's Big Adventure.

New York Children's Theater Festival 2015 Seeks Submissions; Deadline 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Submissions for the fourth annual New York Children's Theater Festival will be accepted July 7, 2014 to August 18, 2014, it was announced today by Festival co-founders Michael Shawn Lewis, Chelsey Shannon and Renee Barnett.

The Jim Henson Company Launches SID THE SCIENCE KID LIVE! Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2014

The Jim Henson Company, in conjunction with Mills Entertainment, Gables Grove Productions and The Brad Simon Organization, announced today that the Emmy-Award nominated series 'Sid the Science Kid' which airs on PBS KIDS has been adapted as a live stage production, SID THE SCIENCE KID LIVE! The 40-city U.S. tour launches today.

DINOSAUR TRAIN LIVE: BUDDY'S BIG ADVENTURE to Play Merriam Theater, 1/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train Live: Buddy's Big Adventure brings to life the beloved stars of the hit Emmy Award nominated PBS KIDS series Dinosaur Train for Philadelphia debut performance in Merriam Theater, Saturday-Sunday, January 18-19, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., as part of a 60-city U.S. tour. From giant King to teeny Tiny, all of the Dinosaur Train friends are brought to life in an original musical story specially adapted for a live stage production.

Four Original Productions to be Showcased During New York Children's Theater Festival, 5/25-6/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

The New York Children's Theater Festival co-founders Michael Shawn Lewis, Chelsey Shannon, and Renee Barnett have announced the shows selected for its third season. The four productions are Rescue Rue; Viva Pinocho! A Mexican Pinocchio!; Cinderella, A Fairy God Mother's Tale; and Mythos.

DINOSAUR TRAIN- LIVE to Launch US Tour in October 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

The Jim Henson Company in conjunction with Mills Entertainment, Gables Grove Productions and The Brad Simon Organization announced today that the Emmy Award nominated PBS KIDS series Dinosaur Train is being adapted as a live stage production, DINOSAUR TRAIN - LIVE! BUDDY'S BIGADVENTURE. The show is scheduled to start its 60-city U.S. tour in October 2013. A complete schedule of performances with ticket information can be found at www.DinosaurTrainLive.com.

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