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Do We Live in a Child-Intolerant Society?

Cabin Fever reporting live from underneath the seats of our local cinema. The box of popcorn has been dumped. The floor is sticky. The 23-month-old has just discovered that he can crawl under this row to the one behind us. I've just discovered that I...

Help, Auntie Em! Cast Needs $6,000 to Fly to Oz in School Play

Would flightless flying monkeys be less terrifying? Credit: MGM Studios
Theater students at an Iowa school are clicking their heels together three times, hoping everyone with a heart and a brain will gather up a little courage and donate money to...

Is Your Child Ready for Theatre School?

Performance comes naturally to children. Think: tantrum at the grocery store. Think: pantomime of disgust when supper fails to please. Think: playing dress-up and pretend. And while not every child is interested in taking his flair for the dramatic t...

Kids' Night on Broadway now offered year round

Kids' Night on Broadway used to be a once-a-year deal where kids aged 6 to 18 could see a Broadway show in New York City for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult. That is a pretty sweet deal, but now it is even better. Beginning in 2009, Kids...

Theatre bans unaccompanied kids

We were in Carson City a week and a half ago, but little did we know about the controversial change that had taken place at the town's only movie theatre. Beginning February 15th, no one under the age of eighteen would be allowed in the theatre after...

Harry Potter: the Musical!

In my spare time, I run a performance company, and when brainstorming ideas for shows we'd like to create, we've discovered that anything -- no matter what -- sounds like an instant hit if you add :The Musical! to the end of your title. For instance...

When two worlds collide

When I first learned I was going to be a father, I was in art school -- the place where narcissistic college students and self-centered artists collide to form shockingly self-important young people with a flair for the dramatic. "What? Me? A fathe...

Have baby: Will travel...around town

This morning I am officially exhausted, and too tired to be witty and funny like I want to be. I am so out of it that I didn't even realize, until someone told me at 10:00 that night, that yesterday was July 1st. That phenomenon is what I love best...

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