Taking the Kids To Broadway

Boy meets girl, boy gets girl, boy loses girl ... with plenty of singing and dancing along the way. Of course, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit 'Memphis' is about a lot more than that. It's also a great option to introduce tweens and teens to Broadway. I did just that when I arranged for a group of inner-city high-schoolers in our town to take in a performance

'Spidey' Producers Building a Brand

The attention paid to the $65 million budget of 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' has focused on the lavish special effects and elaborate set designs, but there's another key line on the production's tab: labor. As such, Future incarnations of 'Spider-Man' at other venues will be vital to the show's financial well-being, so the Broadway launch is about brand building

Kid-Friendly Broadway Musicals

It's terrific when you can be entertained and teach the kids an important lesson about history at the same time. The performances are first rate as are the sets, costumes and, of course, the music