SF Kids Spotlight: July '07
Broadway by the Bay brings Beauty and the Beast back to San Francisco (July 12 - 29). In the musical fairy tale, Belle visits an enchanted castle where a living candlestick, a clock, a teapot, a crockery and other animated objects help her see the inner beauty in a Beast, who's trapped under a cruel spell only she can break.
Full Cast, Creative Team Set for Old Globe's Bell, Book, and Candle
Melinda Page Hamilton (© ABC) Full cast and creative team have been announced for the Old Globe's production of John Van Druten's comedy Bell, Book, and Cand
Philadelphia Kids Spotlight: July '07
By Cooper Robb
Philadelphia's Academy of Music is the second stop for the national tour of the eagerly-awaited Disney's High School Musical (July 11-22). Adapted by David Simpatico from the hugely popular Disney Channel film, the show is the story of a high school basketball player who defies his cliquish friends to star in the school musical with an intellectually-gifted female lead. Also, Theatre Horizon presents the family-friendly Broadway musical Once on This Island (July 1-15), featuring a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. This beloved tale of star-crossed lovers who try to overcome prejudice and racism is helmed by Horizon artistic director Matthew Decker.
Florida Kids Spotlight: July '07
In Central Florida, the Orlando Repertory Theatre has coordinated the first Target Family Theatre Festival (July 12-22). For the kids in the south of the Sunshine State, the Kravis Center has My Little Pony LIVE! The World's Biggest Tea Party (July 13-15) and the Broward Center hosts France's Coatimundi Puppet Theater for four very special performances of Hats Off to the Sea (July 20-21), an interactive puppet adventure that tells the story of Seraphin, who takes a trip across the sea, fights a dragon, discovers a mermaid's secret, and finally achieves his heart's desire.
Feldshuh, Graae, Mayes, et al. to Perform at Yale Cabaret Conference
Jason Graae The line-up for public performances at the Cabaret Conference at Yale University, to be held July 28-August 4, has been announced. All concerts will take ...
DC Metro Kids Spotlight: July '07
Parents who are looking to cool off with their kids should check out The Magical Balloon (July 14-August 19) at Arlington's Classika Theatre. Staged by members of Classika's partner company, the acclaimed Synetic Theatre, it features Irakli Kavsadze in a show created by Paata Tsikurishvili and choreographed by Irina Tsikurishvili.