Rosie's Theater Kids to Celebrate Kids' Night on Broadway With Free Performance
The Broadway League's annual program lets kids attend some of New York's hottest shows for free.
The Broadway League announced that Rosie's Theater Kids will perform a free show at Turnstyle (located beneath Eighth Avenue between 57th and 58th Streets) on Friday, February 23, at 1:30pm in anticipation of Kids' Night on Broadway, an annual event during which kids 18 and under can attend participating Broadway shows for free when accompanied by an adult paying full price. This year, Kids' Night on Broadway will take place on Tuesday, February 27.
Participating shows include Aladdin, Anastasia, The Band's Visit, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, A Bronx Tale — The Musical, Come From Away, Chicago, Farinelli and the King, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Once on This Island, The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Wicked. Shows are subject to change.
A Kids' Night on Broadway ticket includes restaurant discounts, parking discounts, activities, and more. On February 27, select shows will also offer in-theater activities for kids, including talkbacks, Kids' Night on Broadway activity books, and other events still to be announced.
Kids' Night on Broadway is presented by the New York Times and is sponsored by WABC-TV with additional support from Turnstyle and Westchester Family.
Founded in 2003 by Rosie O'Donnell and Lori Klinger, Rosie's Theater Kids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of underserved students through the arts with both in-school and after-school programming. Its scholarship program, ACTE II, serves students from Title 1 NYC public schools with free, conservatory-style training in musical theater from sixth through 12th grade after school at Maravel Arts Center, the Rosie's Theater Kids headquarters at 445 West 45th Street.