The theatrical world received a big treat this week when the play Water by the Spoonful hit the NYC stage this week. This play was written by Quiara Alegria Hudes and was the 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner in the drama category. This much talked about drama covering topics like addiction, recovery, family and military has captured the hearts of many already and will be hitting the Second Stage Theatre in NYC this week for live performances. Tickets are now on sale to see this much talked about production live.
While this low key performance will have many inspired, a much larger scale production is taking place down the street in New York City at Madison Square Garden. Tickets are currently on sale and productions are in full swing for the How the Grinch Stole Christmas Live production. The live musical event will feature famed actor Jeff McCarthy as the Grinch and the play will feature the classic music from the major motion picture. This event will be held in the massive Madison Square Garden arena in New York City and is expected to sell out night after night as thousands of families come to get in the holiday spirit and see this production live. Tickets are still on sale for a few performances that will run through December 30th.
One of the biggest announcements of the week however came from the when it was revealed that the Broadway League would be participating in show for Kids’ Night on Broadway. This annual event was designed to help kids and families get more involved in the world of Broadway and to experience all that live theatre has to offer. The recent announcement about the Kids’ Night on Broadway revealed that the event will take place from February 25th through March 3rd. During this time productions such as Annie, Drood, Once, Newsies, Cinderella and Spiderman will be participating as well as a few off-Broadway shows. Tickets for those ages 6-18 who want to attend a show will be free as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets for the 2013 event officially go on sale on January 9th; will you be getting tickets?