Category Archives: Family-Friendly Shows

Click Your Heels Three Times: The Ruby Slippers of The Wizard of Oz

The timeless classic, The Wizard of Oz, twists its way into Worcester November 8-11. How much do you know about the other star of the show: the ruby slippers?  Read on for little known facts about the slippers, and don’t forget … Continue reading

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Five Things to Know Before You Go: Darci Lynne and Friends Live

“America’s Got Talent” season 12 winner, Darci Lynne, brings her  first national tour to Worcester on Sunday, November 4. Check out our website to purchase tickets and continue reading for five fun facts about Darci Lynne.  1. A young talent … Continue reading

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A Brief History of “The Wizard of Oz”

Wizard of Oz book

How much do you know about “The Wizard of Oz“? From the classic book to the Judy Garland film, this story still tugs at our hearts. Read on for a brief background on the stage musical before it visits Worcester … Continue reading

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Education Guide: On Your Feet!

On Your Feet!

AGE ADVISORY: This show is appropriate for all ages. ABOUT THE SHOW: Her voice, his vision, their story. From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical”

The Percy Jackson Musical

AGE ADVISORY: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” is recommended for ages eight and older. Children under the age of four are not permitted. ABOUT THE SHOW: Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. The Greek … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “ELF The Musical”

Elf The Musical

AGE ADVISORY: This Broadway musical is based on the PG-rated film and includes similar content. If you think the movie is inappropriate for your child, the musical is likely inappropriate, as well. The musical is suitable for all ages, but … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “Finding Neverland”

Finding Neverland

AGE ADVISORY: “Finding Neverland” is appropriate for all ages ABOUT THE SHOW: Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “The Wizard of Oz”

The Wizard of Oz

AGE ADVISORY: This show is appropriate for all ages. ABOUT THE SHOW: Dorothy thinks she’s lost forever when a tornado carries her and her dog, Toto, into a magical world. To get home, she must find the wonderful Wizard in … Continue reading

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The Phenomenon of “The Wizard of Oz”

Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz

“For nearly 40 years this story has given faithful service to the Young in Heart; and Time has been powerless to put its kindly philosophy out of fashion. To those of you who have been faithful to it in return … Continue reading

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A Modern Twist: An Interview with the Creative Team of “The King and I”

The King & I at The Hanover Theatre

START AT THE VERY BEGINNING Bartlett Sher (Director): Because we had done a production of “South Pacific,” which went pretty well, André Bishop, our fearless leader at Lincoln Center Theater, had been talking about doing “The King and I.” The … Continue reading

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