Welcome back to our new feature focusing on “only in NYC” experiences. This fun-filled column will continue to uncover some of the most unique and epic family destinations in and around New York City. The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is an action-packed, mythical adventure, but it's also a coming of age, relatable story about growing up, making our own choices, and finding our place in society. Based on the best selling novels by Rick Riordan and popular film series, this musical recently leaped onto the Broadway stage for a limited 16-week run. In The Lightning Thief, … [Read more...]
Editor’s note: New York City presents amazing theatrical opportunities to share with our families. NYC Dads Group recently collaborated with “The Play That Goes Wrong” so several of our members and their kids could see show. Scroll to the end for a discount ticket offer!
The Play that Goes Wrong has a smash two-year run on Broadway, garnering two Tony Awards and a nomination for best play. The show recently transferred Off-Broadway into a more intimate format at the New World Stages. Even if the venue is a little smaller, the laughs are just as large.
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Midway through the first act, King Kong made his first appearance in the new Broadway show bearing his name, and the audience just didn't know how to deal with what they were seeing. "Is that ... is that ... video?" asked my wife, Robin, trying to make sense of things. "No," I answered, "I think that's actually on stage right now." But we're getting ahead of ourselves. My wife and I were enjoying a rare date night, and we'd gone to King Kong at the Broadway Theatre. Obviously, any story with Kong in it is going to need to have a gigantic ape -- the promotional materials teased his … [Read more...]