Editor's note: This giveaway has closed. Congratulations to Lori S. of Phoenix; she's going to see the show! Look for Lori's favorite Schoolhouse Rock lesson in the April 17 print edition of GetOut, free on racks in Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert and Tempe.
Did you know that only one of the actors in Childsplay’s current production of “The Cat in the Hat” has a cat? Debra Stevens, who plays Thing One, has a naughty cat. I found this out when I got to go backstage and interview the actors.
Celebrate the famous children’s author, or your own little birthday boy or girl, with an afternoon of crafts, games, snacks, activities, birthday cake and a photo op with The Cat in the Hat prior to the 4 p.m. showing of Childsplay’s production of “The Cat in the Hat,” which plays through March 16.
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) acting chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that Childsplay is one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. Childsplay is recommended for a $20,000 grant to support its production of nationally-acclaimed playwright José Cruz Gonzales’ “Super Cowgirl and Mighty Miracle.”
Before there was Katniss Everdeen, there was Maid Marian. Join Marian and Robin in Sherwood Forest in an adventurous, updated staging of “Robin Hood,” put on by Childsplay, Arizona’s award-winning professional theatre company for families.
Tempe Center for the Arts is providing a sneak peek into its 2013-14 season with a variety of dance, art and music performances, and ticket giveaways. Enjoy the free exhibit “Animal Crackers” while snacking on appetizers with the purchase of a beverage at this event, where Gary Marsh, Desert Dance Theatre, A Ludwig Dance Theatre, Childsplay and Arizona Wind Symphony and will provide entertainment throughout the evening.
Before I saw the play (“Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type”) I read the book. I was wondering how the cows, hen and duck were going to look. When I read the book, I didn’t think it was that funny. But when I saw the play, it wasn’t funny — it was hilarious!
Helios Education Foundation announced it has awarded Tempe-based Childsplay a $347,000 grant to support its innovative EYEPlay program promoting literacy and language acquisition for children ages 3-5. The EYEPlay (Early Years Educators at Play) program is an outgrowth of Childsplay’s U.S. Department of Education-funded Drama Frames initiative, teaching artists trained elementary school teachers how to incorporate drama in teaching writing.
The Ahwatukee Foothills News hosts a forum with the 9th Congressional District US House of Representatives candidate Andrew Walter.For more from this forum, see our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8ZTVzyUoWKlnx1J8_dcjjX94IwjMgeS5[Video: Vincent Cota/Ahwatukee Foothills News]