Merkin Concert Hall’s Broadway Playhouse series introduces kids to the masterpieces of American Musical Theater through mini-musicals, medleys, sing-alongs and games in which children participate. The 2013 series kicks off with one of the most successful songwriting teams in Broadway history, composer Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) and lyricist Lorenz Hart (1895-1943) collaborated for many years and wrote the musicals On Your Toes and Pal Joey. The concert features a mini-version of their 1937 classic hijinks musical Babes in Arms, which includes the songs “My Funny Valentine” and “The Lady Is a Tramp.” For ages 4-11.
For information about free or low-cost weekday Broadway Playhouse performances for school groups, please email BPH@kaufman-center.org or call 212 501 3366. Read an article about this program.
Watch a video preview: