The Grinch musical returns
Wed Nov 21
Grinch aficionados, worry not. If the thought of going through your holiday season without seeing the furry green villain live on stage was simply unbearable, you can breathe easy again. Thanks to protests from the show’s producers, Supreme Court judge Helen E. Freedman granted them permission to reopen the seasonal musical, Playbill.com reported today. While stage lights at most other Broadway venues remain dark, the producers argued that their contract with Local One should allow them to continue shows (because The Grinch offers more shows a week than other Broadway productions during its run, the musical’s contract was separately drafted). Jujamcyn Theatres, who own The St. James Theatre where The Grinch plays, allegedly refused to reopen their space, but were ordered to do so after this morning’s court ruling. Dull fights between grownups might not be of interest to your kid, but this piece of news is likely to delight the city’s youngest theater fans. The show will...
Cutest Kid Gallery and Toy Giveaway
Tue Nov 20
Just in time for the holidays, Time Out Kids wants to GIVE you toys. We're seeking submissions for our upcoming NYC's Cutest Kid Gallery. Just for sending a picture of your adorable kid, you'll automatically be entered to win an awesome, educational toy from LeapFrog Learning Moments. To be included in the gallery, simply e-mail a photo of your little one (or ones) to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with your full name and address, as well as your child's first name and age by December 15, 2007. Besides the bragging rights that go along with having your kid's photo in our online feature, you've got 10 chances to win one of the toys below! Leapster Learning Game Systems(ages 4-10; valued at $59.99) Brightlings Exploration Stations(ages 6 months-3 years; valued at $39.99) Plus: Enter the LeapFrog Learning Moments content for a chance to win $25,000 toward college tuition. Find out more at leapfrog.com. Keep reading for official contest...
Movie Reviews from Kid Picks
Tue Nov 20
Want to know which movies to see over Thanksgiving vacation? Find out what your kids will like from people their own age. Check out the two reviews below, courtesy of Kid Picks. Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Fred Claus For more reviews from kid critics, visit kidpicksonline.com. And don't miss Time Out Kids' holiday movie preview.
Fri Nov 16
As if you have time to read, USA Today has compiled a list of four books handpicked for the hardest working ladies out there. While some, such as The Accidental Mother by Rowan Coleman, are described as cliché and predictable, others such as Odd Mom Out by Jane Porter and The Other Mother by Gwendolen Gross, will entertain you and provide you with characters going through the very same madness you experience on a daily basis. From biker moms to substitute moms, there's something on the list you'll undoubtedly relate to. As you delve off into the world of alternate mommies, kids can catch up on their reading with some new picturesque animal books like these:http://www.timeout.com/newyork/kids/article/22471/animal-tales
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