LA Kids Spotlight: October '07
By Les Spindle
There's some highly promising family fare this month: Lloyd L. Schwartz' new musical adaptation of Cinderella (Hollywood's Theatre West, through March 29); Laguna Playhouse's Youth Theatre production of Disney's High School Musical (October 26-November 4), Santa Monica Playhouse's perennial seasonal hit Absolutely Halloween (October 6-28) and Parson's Nose Family Theatre's The Pied Piper of Hamlin--A Musical! (outdoors in South Pasadena, October 26-28).
Florida Kids Spotlight: October '07
At the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale, there are plenty of shows for the young and the young-at-heart: On October 11, Stone Soup provides memorable musical lessons on the importance of sharing; Paul Zaloom brings the wacky science of his hit educational T.V. show, Beakman's World, to the stage in Beakman Live! (October 16); on the 20th, TheatreworksUSA presents its musical adaptation of Max and Ruby, based on the hit Nickelodeon show and the books by Rosemary Wells; the 23rd finds Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad on many an adventure in The Wind in the Willows; and the master of adventures, Tom Sawyer, makes his way to the stage on the 24th.
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