First Stage, New Visions/New Voices, Imagination Stage, and more are staging original stories for young audiences.
In creating work for babies and toddlers, Alliance Theatre, Metro Theatre Company, and others get back to the roots of theatremaking.
The organization supports more than 100 TYA companies and aims to make their work more relevant to the field at large.
Samuel French, Music Theatre International, and Plays for Young Audiences aim to expand the reach and broaden the appeal of works for young audiences.
In 2014, the paper stopped reviewing theatre for young audiences, but local companies aren’t taking it lying down.
Both Acrobuffos and Cirque Mechanics are making ambitious shows at the edges of their form, and they’re not just for kids.
Bullying may be falling from of the headlines, but it’s still important for theatres and education programs to find ways to prevent it.
What happens when writers accustomed to grown-up audiences aim younger? The results can be rich and rewarding for all concerned—though there are pitfalls.
Teen councils aren’t just about building young audiences; they’ve grown into powerful leadership-building and advocacy tools.
Autism-related theatre for youth has its own spectrum, from work created for autistic kids to pieces devised with their input.