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Disney's smash-hit movie Aladdin has made its way to the Broadway stage! Directed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon) and featuring the classic Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice score with songs such as "Friend Like Me" and the Academy Award-winning "A Whole New World," Aladdin uses a new book and additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer). This show brings joy and laughter to audience members of all ages!
Inspired by the beloved films of the same name, Anastasia transports audiences from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s as it follows a brave young woman who sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, the intrepid Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.
With its opulent settings, dazzling costumes, and a soaring score — including the popular songs "Journey to the Past" and "Once Upon a December" from the animated film — Anastasia is a spectacular new musical about discovering who you are and defining who you're meant to be.
Before We Grew is a gentle and beautiful show explores the Brooklyn of the past in a multi-sensory story that is designed to engage young children at a variety of developmental levels. Before We Grew was specifically designed for families with children on the Autism Spectrum and is engaging for all children 2-5 and special needs audiences of all ages.
The Apollo presents Breakin' Convention: An International Festival of Hip-Hop Dance Theatre. The convention returns to the Apollo with a packed program featuring the best and brightest hip-hop dance companies from around the corner and around the world. The Apollo celebrates the global impact of its hip-hop roots with everything from mainstream to experimental dance, showcasing all the hallmarks of the genre: explosive energy, intricate step sequences, synchronicity, and choreography. International performers include the legendary Salah and Yeah Yellow of France, South Africa's Soweto Skeleton Movers, and the United Kingdom's Protocol. From New York, it's the legendary Dynamic Rockers, Rep Your Style, Harlem's own Bwreckfast Club from Litefeet Nation, Passion Fruit Dance Company, and Havoc & Klassic. Spilling off stage and taking over the whole building, workshops, graffiti, DJs, and dance battles make Breakin' Convention an unforgettable experience for the whole family.
Cartoon slide shows & other projected pictures, presented by a wide array of comic-strip makers, graphic novelists, and visual artists, as well as luminaries from the downtown New York theater & music worlds!
Featuring Nick Abadzis, Miss Lasko-Gross, Doug Skinner, M. Sweeney Lawless, Matthew Thurber & Shannon Wheeler
Award-winning Colombian dance company Cali Salsa Pal' Mundo brings to Thalia's stage a cultural celebration of rhythms and dance styles from around the world.
This spectacular show features an eclectic selection of beloved genres like salsa, merengue, tango, rumba, cumbia, mambo, samba, currulao, belly dance & more!
The international Galli Group, founded by philosopher and playwright Johannes Galli, stages modern adaptations of fairy tales. Written by Galli, these adaptations make children laugh and also communicate social issues relevant to today's world. Audience participation is part of the experience: Children may go onstage and interact with the actors. By awakening a sense of liveliness in audiences and actors alike, the Galli Group's shows celebrate childhood.
Take the journey of a lifetime and step into the "unbubblelievable" magical kingdom of Fan Yang's Gazillion Bubble Show! The first and only interactive stage production of its kind, complete with fantastic light effects, lasers, and jaw-dropping masterpieces of bubble artistry, this unforgettable extravaganza is not to be missed.
Fan Yang's gorgeous and unique creations defy gravity and logic as we know it. He holds (and has broken his own) Guinness World Records for the biggest bubble ever blown, the largest bubble wall ever created (a staggering 156 feet!), most bubbles within a bubble, and in May 2006 he was able to encapsulate 22 people inside a single soap bubble on live television in Madrid. His performances, including an appearance on The David Letterman Show, have been broadcast worldwide.
Over the past two decades, Fan Yang has explored the fragile and mysterious world of soap bubbles and emerged with a completely new medium, blending art and science to dazzle audiences around the globe. Children and adults of all ages are sure to be amazed, mystified, and enchanted!
The Golden Dragon Acrobats hail from Cangzhou, Hebei province, in the People's Republic of China and have toured the United States continuously since 1978. The company's members are athletes, actors, and artists who have studied and trained for their crafts since early childhood. The group averages 200 performances annually and has toured through all 50 states and performed in over 65 countries across the world.
"A production you and your children don't want to miss!" - ABC NEWS
Totally based on audience suggestion and participation, you become a part of the show. The multi talented cast presents spontaneously theater and music original to every show. Hilarious parodies of Opera, Broadway, Shakespeare, Mime, Modern Dance, Jazz and Hip Hop dazzle audiences and alternate with interactive theater scenes. Think Who's Line is it Anyway meets Nickelodeon.
Back by popular demand after last season's sold-out run, Jason Bishop returns with even more tricks (and wry one-liners) up his sleeve. With new acts designed specifically for the New Victory Theater — including a dumbfounding disappearance onstage and an amazing appearance in the audience — Believe in Magic will convert the most cynical of skeptics in this mind-blowing marvel.
Read more about BELIEVE IN MAGIC at NewVictory.org
Celebrate Mardi Gras and the musical culture of New Orleans with children's jazz artists Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards! Backed by a five-piece band, your family can dance along to original tunes alongside some of the greatest songs from Creole folk music, blues, ragtime, jazz, and swing. Come see why this rip-roaring group is soaring up the children's music charts. Join us early for Mardi Gras themed events in our lobby including mask decorating, a photo booth, and our own Rex parade!
Discover your sixth sense! Master mentalist Jon Stetson knows what you and your kids are thinking, he really does. This fourth-generation mentalist has spent years reading minds across the nation and worked as the main consultant on the hit CBS show The Mentalist. Your entire family will be amazed by his extreme powers of intuition, and his unique blend of humor and mysticism is sure to leave even the toughest of skeptics slack-jawed in amazement.
After extensive research, Junk Shakespeare Society Members have discovered that Shakespeare had a sweet tooth! Society Members put their bodies on the line, eating junk food while attempting to perform a Shakespeare play. Hilarity and mayhem ensue — expect impressions of famous characters, pop culture references, and Pop Rocks! But wait, there's more: Reese's Pieces and Pirate's Booty. Every show differs based on what Society Members are eating.
Narrated by Cathy Rigby, Kris Kringle the Musical weaves an original tale for audiences of all ages. Based on one of the most familiar names of holiday folklore, the musical features a young, starry-eyed toymaker, Kris Kringle, who crosses paths with an evil New York City toy company CEO and finds himself wrapped up in a magical curse with the power to destroy Christmas. From the top of the world in the North Pole, Kris Kringle teams up with Santa and Mrs. Claus, the beautiful Evelyn Noel, a band of hilarious apprentices and elves, and magical toys to remind people what Christmas is really about.
In this inventive and highly theatrical adaptation of C.S. Lewis' classic, two actors give a tour-de-force performance that's sure to delight children and adults alike. Through the magic of theater, Peter and Lucy take viewers to Narnia, where the White Witch has cast a spell that makes it always winter and never Christmas. See them meet Mr. Tumnus the faun and conspire with talking animals to save Narnia. Come face-to-face with Aslan the Great Lion and cheer as Peter, Susan, Lucy, and Edmund courageously battle the forces of evil and discover that love is the deepest magic of all.
Note: This show is open to everyone but most suitable for ages five and up.
A beat for every brushstroke, Step Afrika! brings to life Jacob Lawrence's The Migration Series, a landmark collection of paintings about the largest demographic transformation in United States history. Fusing body percussion, tap, and contemporary dance with live gospel, jazz, and blues, the world's first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping uses uniquely American art forms to tell this uniquely American story. Experience the journey of the millions of African-Americans who moved from the rural South to the urban North to rebuild their lives in this powerful, polyrhythmic performance.
Read more about THE MIGRATION at NewVictory.org
The wit, wisdom, and whimsy of a lively baker's dozen of Mother Goose characters leap from the page to the stage to stir the imagination of the young and the young-at-heart. Your children will be able to meet all of their favorite Mother Goose characters including the three blind mice, Little Bo Peep, Jack and Jill, and the three-legged goose herself.
Choreography by Marius Petipa
Pass on a classic holiday tradition to your family with the State Ballet Theatre of Russia's traditional staging of the perennial classic The Nutcracker. This full-scale production is set to the classic Tchaikovsky score and tells the tale of a nutcracker prince and the young girl who loves him as they journey up the Christmas tree to the magical land of sweets. With a lavish set, stunning costumes, dancing snowflakes, and marching toy soldiers, this ballet offers all the holiday magic of Christmases past.
Take a city tour with On Location Tours, a one-of-a-kind company that takes you past the doorsteps of your favorite television and movie characters and real-life celebrities. Straddle fiction and reality while you shop, eat, drink, and dance at the sites you've seen on both the big and small screens!
All tours are led by local actors and actresses - so come prepared to sing along to your favorite theme songs and answer trivia questions!
Bus tours offered include: New York TV and Movie Sites, Sex and the City Hotspots, Sopranos Sites, and Gossip Girl Sites. Walking tours offered include: Central Park Movie Sites
New York Theatre Ballet announces the 2017-18 Once Upon a Ballet series. Based on beloved children's stories, these one-hour ballets are the perfect way to introduce children to the wonderful worlds of dance, music, visual art, and literature. In the intimate setting of Florence Gould Hall, audiences truly become part of the action!
The year is 2006, and there's been a big shake-up in the Milky Way: Pluto has been reclassified as a dwarf planet!
When news of its demotion reaches the small planetoid, Pluto leaves the solar system on a cosmic journey, meeting groovy satellites, fun-loving gas giants, and a galaxy of other celestial oddballs on its quest to become a planet again.
Pluto Is Missing! is a family-friendly space comedy that blends music, puppets, and fantasy with real science and space exploration history. You'll leave the theater with your head full of catchy songs and astronomical knowledge!
Created by Chris Mann Script and music by Chris Mann and Emily Duncan
When you're a happy, handsome, well-rested bear, what more could you want? Why, to be a daddy bear of course! With all the courage he can muster, a bear sets out on a quest to find a family of his own to love. In a different forest, a little bear sets out to find the quickest way to the clouds in hopes of reuniting with his dear, departed grandfather. Two sweet stories told through charming shadow puppetry and lyrical movement, A Sky for the Bears shows people that sometimes when they look to the sky for their hearts' deepest desires, the best answers are found right here on Earth.
Read more about A SKY FOR THE BEARS at NewVictory.org
In this magical Russian Christmas version of the Cinderella story, Grandfather Frost (the Russian Santa Claus) transforms a poor young girl into the beautiful Snow Maiden after proving her worthiness. This delightful children's extravaganza incorporates traditional Russian songs, dances and elaborate costumes to create a winter wonderland. At the end of the performance, every child in the audience will receive a Christmas candy gift box.
Stomp is a fusion of dance, music, and theater. The performers "play" matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, and other everyday objects. The resulting sounds and rhythms energize audience members, who have included Quincy Jones and Big Bird. Among Stomp's other claims to fame: two Emmy Awards (for the HBO special Stomp Out Loud), an Oscar nomination, and being an answer on Jeopardy!
While many children's theater troupes tell stories to kids, The Story Pirates believe that every kid has a story to tell. Made up of professional actors, improv comedians, and teaching artists, this troupe uses stories written by elementary school students as source material for over-the-top, sidesplitting musical plays. With songs, props, music videos, and puppets, the Story Pirates bring to life onstage what children have put down on paper (and computer).
At a typical show, there is no typical. Topics range from kung fu ninja babies fighting crime to the eternal love between the devil and a guy she meets at Starbucks. It's a world where cats can fly and Tickle Monsters have been known to take over the world. If the show sells out, the audience is treated to ice cream and cookies at the end!
Winner of a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience!
Lifetime professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo brings his scientific "magic" from the world of physics to off-Broadway in That Physics Show. The show features live segments on motion, momentum, vacuums, friction, energy, density, fluid motion, light waves, sound waves/vibrations, temperature, and more from the world in which we live — a world controlled by physics.
The Anthropologists' This Sinking Island, directed by artistic director Melissa Moschitto, celebrates the courage of refugee communities impacted by climate change. Set in a landscape created from repurposed materials, This Sinking Island uses movement, masks, and live music to tell the story of a family who must leave all they've ever known in search of a new home. Crafted from research by the company with sea level rise science and climate refugee testimony, performances will feature a dynamic ensemble including resident actors Mariah Freda and Brianna Kalisch as well as PJ Johnnie and Chad Anthony Miller. "The time for cross-generational conversations is now," says artistic director Melissa Moschitto. "Our goal is to use theatre to build a bridge between understanding climate science and imagining a better and more just future. Tackling today's pressing issues with the spirit of youth can inspire hope and empathy."
Top of the Rock is an experience in history and scenery that culminates with unparalleled views of New York City from the newly opened Observation Deck on the 70th floor of 30 Rockefeller Center, in the heart of midtown Manhattan. Visit during the day to see the splendor of the city unfold beneath you or visit at night and see the city sparkle.
There's a certain peace at 70 stories above the city, and Top of the Rock Observation Deck was conceived with the express purpose of keeping that peace uninterrupted. Panels of fully transparent safety glass -- the only thing between visitors and the city -- are crystal clear for unobstructed, open-air viewing. A reserved-ticketing system is designed to ensure the deck is easily accessible and the experience is always amazing.
The view itself is unique and astonishing. Unobstructed for 360 degrees from the 70th floor, the breathtaking landscape stretches for miles in every direction. It includes a panorama of Central Park and the northern half of Manhattan that cannot be found anywhere else. New York's other landmarks are visible as well, including the Chrysler Building, Times Square, the Hudson River, the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty. It is, quite simply, the most spectacular view in New York City.
Top of the Rock Observation Deck, open 365 days a year, is the ideal perch to watch the seasons unfold or simply to take in an amazing sunset.
DESIGNED FOR GUESTS OF EVERY AGE
HOURS OF OPERATION: 8:00 a.m. to midnight, 365 days a year with the last elevator going up at 11 p.m.
Join Jim Hawkins as he takes the journey of a lifetime in this rollicking musical adventure through the pages of Robert Louis Stevenson's most beloved novel. While seeking buried pirate treasure, he comes to find the real treasure — within himself. This is a tale of courage, discovery, and the voyage everyone must make to find his or her true self. Colorful characters and costumes make this a swashbuckling production the whole family will never forget!
In addition to the one-hour musical, audiences receive a special treat: an interactive arts workshop prior to the performance. Audience members learn about the original book and how it was turned into a musical. They also participate in a discussion about the themes of the show and ways other arts bring literature to life. Kids and their families create a pirate art project to take home as a souvenir. Through these pre-show activities, they become familiar with the art forms and themes represented in the production.
Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets and faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle's stories: The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly, and of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This production also features Brown Bear, Brown Bear and 10 Little Rubber Ducks.
Discover the secrets of your favorite neighborhood or museum on a Watson Adventures Scavenger Hunt. You won't be collecting objects (put back that statue!) but searching for answers to tricky and humorous questions. You can decipher a message in the sky in Central Park, find out what to do with a "fun goon" in Chinatown, track ghosts in Greenwich Village, solve a murder mystery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and much more. No knowledge of any hunt location is required — you just need a sharp mind and a good pair of shoes.
Strap on your ruby slippers and join the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Lion, Dorothy, and her little dog, too, for this adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, the classic story of the girl who wakes up in a strange land filled with witches, munchkins, and monkeys, and befriends a cowardly lion, a tin man without a heart, and a scarecrow with no brain in her quest to find her way back home. Journey down the yellow brick road through the land of Oz to meet the wizard while humming along to memorable songs from the Oscar-winning film, including "Over the Rainbow," "We're Off to See the Wizard," and "If I Only Had a Brain."
Experience the New Victory Theater in a completely new way when the theater is transformed from entry to exit for this enchanting and epic story. Employing unique and interactive stagecraft, puppetry, and live music, Slingsby immerses audiences in the otherworldly kingdom of Oscar Wilde's short story. Greet the newly crowned Young King, explore on foot the riches of the land, and take pleasure as you behold, touch, and discover the magic and mystery of beautiful things!