Extend your theatregoing experience, and get cool educational materials from other great theatre sites for kids and adults. Happy surfing!
"How Old Is Old Enough?"
In 2009, a reporter from The New York Times (a KNOB sponsor) took her kids to see a bunch of shows, including Billy Elliot, Hair, and West Side Story.
1. The KNOB Activity Book
2. Study Guides
3. Other Show Resources
4. Helpful Links
Check out our 2014 KNOB Activity Book! Looking for crossword puzzle answers? Find those here.
OTHER SHOW RESOURCES
"Behind the Emerald Curtain" is an exclusive, one-of-a-kind look at Wicked. Cast members will take you on a fascinating journey behind the scenes of Broadway's musical phenomenon!
Get a sneakified peek at actual props, masks and Tony Award®-winning costumes and sets. Hear what it takes to put on a huge Broadway musical eight times a week.
The tour also includes a Q&A with current cast members, and an opportunity to find out what's in store for this mega-hit musical.
The tour lasts 90 minutes and is offered Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Please note: The purchase of a "Behind the Emerald Curtain" ticket does not include a ticket to a performance of Wicked.
First, a Shout-Out to Our
Kids' Night on Broadway Partners!
Play by Play On-Line - A theatre newsletter by and for teens from Theatre Development Fund.
The Broadway Green Alliance - an industry-wide initiative to educate, motivate and inspire the theater community and its patrons to adopt environmentally friendlier practices in theater production and reduce our carbon footprint.
Other Great Resources
- Broadway.org - Everything you need to know about shows and tickets for Broadway in New York City and for the Broadway shows that play in as many as 240 cities each year across North America. Brought to you by the Broadway League.
- Broadway Fan Club - Monthly e-mails with Broadway insider information and ticket offers. Brought to you by the Broadway League.
Broadway League – the official homepage of Broadway. Information about Broadway, as well as special events and programs.
Broadway Database® - a comprehensive, interactive database of
Broadway show information and credits for productions on Broadway today—and
dating back over more than a century. Brought to you by the Broadway League.
Awards® - the Internet headquarters for Broadway’s most prestigious
honors: The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, which are
presented by the Broadway League and the American
- Theatre Development Fund - Up-to-the-minute news about NYC theatre, dance, and music offerings, plus info on school programs, discount ticket centers, and links to arts organizations around the globe.
- American Theatre Wing - The Wing's site contains more than 500 hours of free audio and video about the making of theatre, including career guides covering many aspects of theatrical production.
- Camp Broadway - Broadway’s original summer camp for theatre-loving kids provides theatre training for kids ages 6 to 17 in singing, dancing, and acting.
- Drama Book Shop -
For nearly a century The Drama Book Shop, on West 40th Street in Manhattan, has been an essential resource for anyone interested in play scripts, theatre books, magazines, and more.
- Inside Broadway is a professional New York City based children's theatre company committed to producing Broadway's classic musicals in a contemporary light for young audiences. Their aim is to pass down the rich legacy of America's musical theatre to future generations so that the magic, music, and universal themes of the genre are not lost, but rediscovered and made relevant for today's youth.
- New York Parenting Media provides resources and vital information to the parents of New York City through monthly magazines, specialty publications, e-blasts, and online at www.NYParenting.com because every family matters!
Youth Theater - A NYC theatre at which children and teenagers
are the actors in the shows as well as in the audience.
- Theatre Dictionary is your expert guide to theatre terms. Created by Theatre Development Fund, it uses videos and articles to define the theatre’s unique words and phrases.
- Theatreworks USA - America’s largest theatre for young and family audiences.
Playwrights Inc. – Information on playwriting contests, after-school
workshops, and summer programs for writers age 18 and younger.