This week’s guests are Childsplay’s David Saar and Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Linda Hartzell, TYA giants soon to retire. Plus, the editors recall their first theatre experiences.
Kids, even very young ones, carry the lived sensation of theatre with them, even if they don’t literally remember it.
Theatre for young audiences is on the rise, and the possibilities are endless.
Play’s the thing in creating theatre for toddlers, as this Omaha company learned in staging a gentle, rangy poetry anthology.
Samuel French, Music Theatre International, and Plays for Young Audiences aim to expand the reach and broaden the appeal of works for young audiences.
From Honolulu to Boston, a look at institutions that produce theatre for young audiences.
Part modern dance, part interactive improv, Carlson’s ‘Animal Dance’ at Children’s Theatre Company partners toddlers with livestock.
It’s not only possible to confront young audiences with the full range of human emotions—it’s imperative.
In 2014, the paper stopped reviewing theatre for young audiences, but local companies aren’t taking it lying down.