NEW YORK (CBS 2) — From Broadway to fun history lessons to kids’ imaginations going wild, Time Out New York Kids has some great suggestions for your family this weekend.
Executive Editor Rory Halperin speaks with CBS 2’s Otis Livingston to talk about everything families can do.
1. Broadway Playhouse: Rogers & Hammerstein
Where: Merkin Concert Hall
129 W 67th Street
When: Sunday, Jan. 9 11 a.m.
Composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein created a string of popular Broadway musicals in the ‘40s and ‘50s during what is considered the golden age of the medium. Five of their shows-Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music-were outstanding successes. Their shows (and their film versions) garnered 34 Tony Awards, 15 Academy Awards, two Grammys and a Pulitzer Prize.
2. Deedle Deedle Dees Family Variety Show
Where: The Knitting Factory
When: Saturday, Jan. 8 11 a.m.
Description: A rock-n-roll variety show for the whole family
3. The Ohmies
Where: Daryl Roth Theatre
101 E. 15th St.
When: Saturday, Jan. 8 and Sunday, Jan. 9 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
Come join the ultimate play date and dance, stretch and giggle with your new BFFs – The Ohmies. Get your kids moving and let their imaginations run wild as they sing along to original music, hop like a grasshopper, slither like a snake, fly like a butterfly and help The Ohmies shake off the worries. It’s much more than theater; its a one-of-a-kind interactive musical experience for kids ages 3 to 8.