The Growing Stage Presents Matilda the Musical

The Growing Stage Matilda the Musical

From James the Giant Peach to Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl has been delighting families for years with his books. As his printed words became movies and musicals, the complicated messages he shares about love, acceptance, and courage are presented in bite sized portions that children can understand. The Growing Stage, located in Netcong, … [Read more…]

A KNIGHT to Remember at Medieval Times

A KNIGHT to Remember at Medieval Times

My family absolutely LOVES Medieval Times! I have been attending tournaments since I was a little girl, and now, as a mom, I love sharing this experience with my children. Although the meal and the premise of the show remains the same (well almost), every trip to Medieval Times offers a new and exciting learning … [Read more…]

The Growing Stage Presents Curious George and The Golden Meatball

The Growing Stage Presents Curious George

“You never do know what’s around the bend, a big adventure or a brand new friend, when you’re curious like Curious George!” Curious George has been an icon in children’s literature since he hit the bookshelves in the mid-twentieth century. I grew up following him along his journeys. This inquisitive character shares the message that the world is … [Read more…]

National Ballet Theatre of Odessa Performs The Nutcracker at NJPAC

National Ballet Theatre of Odessa The Nutcracker

Dreams of sugar plum fairies appeared … The soundtrack of Christmas includes carols to hymns; however, the music of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker has assumed an impressive status since it emerged over 100 years ago. The ballet is inspired by a story adapted by Alexandre Dumas that when combined with Tchaikovsky’s music emerges into a surreal … [Read more…]