He soars through Central Park, his flight path twisting and turning to the delight of passersby, his satin cape shimmering and red hair ablaze in the early afternoon sun.My son, Liam, and I sometimes get cooped up at home for far too long. Liam is on the spectrum for autism, and although he'll have a typical childhood and go to typical schools, it will be because he was diagnosed early and received the care and therapy he needs. Four weekdays out of five, he either has therapists visit in the afternoon or must be taken to an appointment. Another therapist spends time with him at his … [Read more...]
Editor's Note: A discount code on ticket prices follows this Kinky Boots review.
The Broadway hit musical Kinky Boots is not only utterly heartwarming, timely and dynamic but also, at the show’s core, sends an important message about the impact of fathers on their children.
The show’s primary character, Charlie, inherits a men’s shoe factory from his recently deceased father and learns that his family's century-old business is in dire straits. To save the factory and keep many townspeople employed, Charlie finds inspiration in Lola, a cross-dressing … [Read more...]
Editor's Note: Scroll down to learn how to receive a special discount to upcoming "Just Kidding" shows at Symphony Space.My family and I received an invite last month to Symphony Space's presentation of The Ugly Duckling by Lightwire Theater, part of its rotating "Just Kidding" series of family-friendly music, theater and dance shows playing Saturdays through March 2017. What we saw absolutely amazed us. The show told the familiar fairy tale in a fresh and compelling way, interweaving elements of dance, puppetry, and most importantly, light, to capture the attention of the entire … [Read more...]