Tag Archive for: Broadway

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How to Prepare Your Kids for Their First Show

The feeling of seeing a story unfold live on stage is unlike anything else, and it’s absolutely something to share with your children. When they’re ready, that is. While there’s no set age for when kids can be introduced to the stage — each child is different after all — there are signs to look […]

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Trivia: Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Before Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical Comes to Town, test your memory — and that of your little elf — with some trivia based on the original 1964 classic television special. QUESTIONS: What is the name of the elf who wants to be a dentist? What is the name of the snowman narrator? What […]

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Q&A with Chip Davis, Creator of Mannheim Steamroller

DCPA: I understand in 2019 you celebrated a special anniversary? Chip Davis (CD): Yes — 2019 was the 35th anniversary of our annual Christmas Tour, making it the longest-running consecutive tour in the entertainment industry! We have our fans to thank for this milestone and making Mannheim Steamroller part of their holiday tradition. DCPA: And […]

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10 Fun Facts about Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

1. While there are many reindeer in the North Pole, there is only 1 red-nosed reindeer, Rudolph. 2. Sam the Snowman’s pocket watch never changes time throughout the show. It always reads 2 o’clock. 3. Yukon Cornelius discovers the peppermint mine on his third prospecting attempt. 4. All of the human characters in Rudolph the […]

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Coloring Pages for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Whether you’re in elementary school or just a child at heart, everyone has a soft spot for Rudolph. Nurture that warmth and nostalgia with these coloring pages! Grab your crayons, markers, and colored pencils and bring your own Rudolph and friends to life. Click here to download the Rudolph and Santa coloring page. Click here […]

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Top 10 Things To Know About Chip Davis and Mannheim Steamroller

Chip is the #1 Christmas music artist in history with over 31 million Christmas records sold; the second highest Christmas artist is Elvis Presley with 17 million. 2019 was the 35th anniversary of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas tour, making it the longest running consecutive tour in the entertainment industry. The music industry told Chip “Don’t do […]

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First Look: My Fair Lady

From Lincoln Center Theater that brought you The King & I and South Pacific, comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Director Bartlett Sher’s glowing production is “thrilling, glorious and better than it ever was” (New York Times). “Every so often […]

First Look: Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 […]

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Who Said It? in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

In 1939, retailer Montgomery Ward asked Robert L. May to develop a Christmas story for publication. Titled “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” the story was adapted into a song by May’s brother-in-law and radio producer, Johnny Marks. Ten years later, the song was first sung commercially by Harry Brannon a month before Gene Autry’s No. 1 […]

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Protest Songs of the 60s and 70s

The 1960s and 70s were a tumultuous time, dominated by political and social unrest, the Vietnam War, Civil Rights protests, feminist activism, and more. The music industry was rife with young artists lending their voices on behalf of an entire generation. Here is a list of songs from the 60s and 70s where singers and […]