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The Children - 2006 - New York Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the 1980 film with screenplay by Carlton J. Albright and Edward Terry

A low-hanging cloud of radioactive waste turns a school bus full of children into second-rate zombies, who proceed to track down and zap their negligent parents one by one.

TBG Theatre


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(New York, NY)
312 W. 36th St.
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by Jo Caruana - Jul 30, 2022
What did our critic think of WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND at The Watermill Theatre?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
The Brooklyn Book Festival will return in 2022 with a strong roster of authors in stirring discussions of contemporary works, and their intricate examination and vivid reflection of our moment. From September 25–October 3, the extensive, inclusive nine-day festival invites readers to hear from some of today’s most acclaimed authors.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022
Casting has been announced for Alan Ayckbourn's latest play, Family Album, at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre this autumn.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022
Each summer, a grateful Pacific Symphony says thank you to its community by throwing a big (free!) musical party with some of its Orange County neighbors. For this year's “Symphony in the Cities,” the orchestra makes appearances in the cities of Orange, Mission Viejo, and Irvine, where Music Director Carl St.Clair has designed an evening of people-pleasing favorites: a delightful mix of classical and popular music and patriotic tunes.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, John Lloyd Young and more.
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 28, 2022
I’ve heard much praise about the quality of the vocal writing of Jake Heggie from singers who adore the way his music caresses their voices. But THREE DECEMBERS, performed this past weekend at the Berkshire Opera Festival at Pavilion Theatre, PS21 in Chatham, New York, was the first time I heard a complete dramatic work by the composer. As characters from FOLLIES by Sondheim--a composer whose music echoes in Heggie’s score--said about showing up at the reunion that frames that musical, “I’m so glad I came.”
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022
Hear the Youth Opera sing, attend a “Find Your Own Opera Voice” singing session, join in fun acting games, and take a tour of the opera house. You can even get creative and make some props, have fun at the makeup table, explore the beautiful costumes, and more. This event is free to all!
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jul 28, 2022
Amid a banquet of juicy roles doled out by Aaron Sorkin in his adaptation of Harper Lee's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Richard Thomas feasts the fullest, delivering the most powerful, staggering work I’ve seen from him in my 59+ years of watching his most memorable performances live on Broadway, live in Charlotte, and on TV.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 27, 2022
Up in East Harlem, Sybille Bruun and Tyler Moss have formed a family and a mission to bring Shakespeare to anyone who wants it... and so much more.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022
Destined for the West End, it will open at Nottingham Playhouse 26 July – 14 August 2022, then transfer to Salford’s The Lowry 19 August – 3 September 2022. Get a first look at the production in the photos here!
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 27, 2022
It may have taken Aaron David Gleason a few decades to tell his own story in a solo show but those years just gave him and his stories time to grow into the art form.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022
National Sawdust has announced its Fall 2022 season, bringing musical and multidisciplinary artists from around the world to its state-of-the-art Williamsburg, Brooklyn home to share ambitious new explorations.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022
Parx Casino, Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, will present The Jacksons live in concert at the Xcite Center on Saturday, September 10, 2022. For one night only, Jackie, Tito and Marlon of the illustrious Jackson Five will bring their biggest hits to the Bucks County showroom.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2022
Custom Made Theatre Co.'s Board of Directors announced that co-founder Brian Katz will retire from his day-to-day position in mid-August after serving for twenty-three years, first as Artistic Director since their formation, and then as Executive Artistic Director since 2019. He will remain the President of the Board of Directors for the company.  
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022
Garrison Keillor and Company will bring their signature humor, music, no end of fun, and, of course, all the latest News from Lake Wobegon when Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion American Revival heads to The Anthem in Washington DC and New York City's iconic The Town Hall.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022
Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare - to be staged at the Tina Packer Playhouse at the Shakespeare & Company campus, from August 19 through September 18. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022
SAMA-nominated singer and songwriter, Jodi Jantjies, is gearing up to celebrate feminine energy when she kicks-off Women's Month with her star-studded show, Femme Fantasties, at Artscape Theatre in Cape Town - which will be produced by AKTV-Crescendo.
by Sean Fallon - Jul 24, 2022
On Saturday, July 23rd, I had the pleasure of seeing a truly first-rate production, a phenomenal performance of one of the greatest musicals ever written!  Musicals at Richter, in Danbury, continues with their legacy of providing audiences what we yearn for in live theater, the right shows with the right cast.  Rodgers and Hammerstein’s THE SOUND OF MUSIC was the perfect show to see outdoors on this lovely July night. Under the excellent direction of Jessica Smith, musical direction of Adam Snyder, and choreography of Lindsay Miller, this stellar cast truly made the hills come alive, on this new stage featuring a stunning set designed by John McMahon, complete with moveable pieces. The cast members radiate positive energy from the stage, truly entertaining the audience, and having fun playing their roles!
by Grace Cutler - Jul 24, 2022
Jason Alexander directs L.A. premiere of Steven Levenson’s funny, powerful ‘If I Forget’ at Fountain Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022
Delou Africa continues to enrich and empower the community through their annual DanceAfrica Miami showcase, which kicks off on August 5 through August 7 at the Lou Rawls Center for the Performing Arts at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022
See first look photos from the Broadway At Music Circus production of the emotional musical The Secret Garden, led by Tony Award-nominee Max von Essen.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022
The South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC) announces twelve (12) awards to preeminent South Florida artists through its 2021-2022 Visual and Media Artists Program. 
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Aug 9, 2022
Here lies a critical distinction between Middle Alison and Bruce. In spite of the initial tumult around her sexual revelation, she revels in her transparent admission, only to discover that her father has been harboring secrets as a homosexual. His enduring shame from illicit affairs, coupled with his inability to accept the pain caused by his gradual unmooring of ethics (sleeping with hired help and seducing underage students) leads him to a tragic decision to end his own life.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022
Haven Chicago presents its first annual Festival au Cinéma, the company's new platform for visionary and innovative filmmakers and media artists staking their claim in the future of digital storytelling.
by Kevin Pollack - Aug 8, 2022
Five for Fighting, featuring Grammy® nominated singer-songwriter John Ondrasik, will embark on a national 2022 16-city tour from July 22-August 12. The tour kicks off in Burnsville, Minnesota, with supporting act, The Verve Pipe, as Five For Fighting's Ondrasik will perform mega-hits such as Superman, 100 Years, and many more. The 16-city tour will also including stops in Atlantic City, New Jersey; St. Louis, Missouri; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and more.
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 8, 2022
The recently launched pop-up Simply Skirt Steak  by the popular Brazilian steakhouse Rainhas Churrascaria has a resort-like vibe, just right for the season.
by Stefanie Lyons - Aug 8, 2022
This show is ostensibly branded 'For Kids', but adults will love it too. Our host enters the stage in 'The Dark Room' and we, as an audience have to decide what to do next. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
One of Houston's newest theatre companies, The Garden Theatre, has announced its plans to bring a staged reading of While Childhood Slept by Sharon Sheppard and Jo Ellen Hubert to the MATCH and Holocaust Museum Houston. The original musical will run September 2-4, 2022 at Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston.
by Grace Cutler - Aug 5, 2022
Buy tickets for the next week of performances at 54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022
People's Light presents Grand Horizons—Bess Wohl’s 2020 Tony Award Nominee for Best Play—onstage August 3-28. See photos from the production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022
Whether a Broadway freshman or seasoned senior, BroadwayHD viewers can get schooled in theatre classics like The Sound of Music and Romeo and Juliet, to more advanced theatre titles like The Importance of Being Earnest to Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, and graduate with honors.
by Laura Lott - Aug 3, 2022
From Erich Kastner's classic 1949 novel, to the 1961 movie starring Hayley Mills and the 1998 remake featuring Lindsay Lohan, The Parent Trap has been delighting families for generations. Its newest incarnation comes in the form of this charming new musical, produced by Kenny Wax and directed by Trevor Nunn.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2022
The wait is over! Listen and experience the magic of  Johanna Temalnder’s “Kalevala The Musical’s” Original Concept Album on all major music platforms. See photos from inside the recording studio as the talented cast members of Kalevala The Musical’s album use their creativity to leave their own impact on the world.
by Michael Major - Aug 3, 2022
Sixteen years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, an entire generation still grapples with the lifelong impact of having their childhood redefined by tragedy. New Orleans filmmaker Edward Buckles Jr., who was 13 years old during Katrina and its initial aftermath, spent seven years documenting the stories of his peers who survived.
by Michael Major - Aug 2, 2022
Recorded in Reggae’s birthplace, Kingston Jamaica, M.O.A.M. features some of Jamaica’s greatest musicians including Dean Fraser (saxophone), Kirk “Kirkle Dove” Bennett (drums), Donald “Danny Bassie” Dennis (bass), Mitchum Khan (guitar), Carol “Bowie” McLaughlin (keyboards) and Robbie Lyn (keyboards).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
This season features a remarkable selection of plays, but starts its season with a spectacular reimagining of the operaCarmen with Carmen Jones, music by George Bizet, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, followed by Patrick Barlow’s imaginative take on the timeless A Christmas Carol, then the Off-Broadway hit Selling Kabul, Lucy Kirkwood’s thought-provoking The Children, and ETC will close its season with an absolutely delicious play from acclaimed playwright Theresa Rebeck, Seared. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
After skipping a year, the seventh (almost) annual Cloris Awards will honor eight local theater companies that produced 33 shows during the 2021-2022 season.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 15, 2022
Mike Dixon is one of the theatre industries legendary characters. With over forty years in the business, he has been Musical Director for more than twenty West End productions.
by Grace Cutler - Aug 13, 2022
The six performances in the Children’s Garden Pavilion represent the show’s New York premiere and a special opportunity for New Yorkers to experience an site integrated theater experience in one of the city’s most beloved green spaces.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022
The first ever Edinburgh Deaf Festival has launched, with a programme of more than 100 performances over eight days. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Julie Andrews will direct an upcoming staged reading of The Great American Mousical, at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. The reading will star Debra Monk as Adelaide; Howard McGillin as Henry/Father; and more.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical is jam-packed with comedy, adventure, Disney characters, and hit songs from the films!
by Michael Major - Aug 11, 2022
Maluma will join previously announced talent including Bizarrap, Blessd, Camilo, Chayanne, Grupo Firme, The Children of Jenni Rivera, Luis R Conriquez, Eslabón Armado, Ivy Queen, Nicky Jam, Kunno, Ovy On The Drums, The King of Bachata Romeo Santos, and Yahritza Y Su Esencia, with more to be revealed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
The 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center’s 84th season will feature a wide range of acclaimed novelists, playwrights and poets, who will visit to read from and discuss highly-anticipated new books – and pay tribute to other great writers. 
by Guest Blog: Neal Foster - Aug 10, 2022
2022 marks our tenth anniversary of Horrible Histories in the West End, so we decided to celebrate it with Terrible Tudors, which was the first HH production we produced back in 2005.
by Theresa Bertram - Aug 10, 2022
What did our critic think of THE MUSIC MAN at The Pocket Community Theatre? The singing and dancing and acting were so much fun to watch.
by Alyson Eng - Aug 1, 2022
From July 29th to August 7th, the Children’s Theatre of Richmond will present: CATS. This one-hour adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical features a cast of young actors, outstanding costumes, and many catchy songs.
by Bryony Rae Taylor - Aug 1, 2022
Performers... you're in a lift and you have 30-seconds to sell your show... GO, GO GO!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022
With Zodwa Nyoni's The Darkest Part of the Night currently running at Kiln Theatre, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham has announced the full company for her major revival of Moira Buffini's critically acclaimed Handbagged.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2022
Over 50 cast members of all ages, accompanied by a live orchestra, will take to the stage at the Layton High School Auditorium for 6 performances of Matilda the Musical beginning Thursday, August 11.