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Activities & Classes
This isn't your typical board game. This is a Broadway board game! And that means you'll have lots of chances to show off your stuff along the way, with interactive "make or break" cards that just might have you singing and dancing on your turn! Just remember, at the end of the game, whoever has the most fans wins! Can you make it all the way to the Broadway Hall of Fame?
Find out today when you play Be A Broadway Star, the brand new board game for Broadway theater lovers of all ages!
FEATURING MUSICAL THEATRE CATEGORY!
GameApart is a platform designed to connect family, friends, and colleagues over game night — whether they are together, or apart! Works over any video conferencing app for remote groups, or cast to a TV for in-person game night. GameApart makes it easy to have fun playing board, card, and party games with your favorite people.
GameApart’s Tip of the Tongue is a word-guessing game designed for fans of Heads Up and Charades. Gather the crew and try the Musical Theatre category — how many shows, actors, composers, and musical theatre legends can you guess correctly?
Think you have the Broadway knowledge to complete our puzzle? (Don't worry - there's an answer key!)
Whether you’re looking to sharpen your vocal & dance skills, learn how to get cast in a Broadway musical, or get an inside look at the creative process of designing a show for the stage – Broadway professionals share secrets about their technique & process in a full suite of exclusive education content available on Broadway Access Pro. Unlock secrets from Broadway’s industry leaders with over 250 episodes of content, featuring 45 Tony Award® Winners & more than 100 Broadway icons, with programs on acting, dance, producing, directing, audition technique, accent courses, business coaching, performer-focused fitness & more.
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This special edition of AP U.S. History class will cover topics on analyzing evidence, using source material, and providing historical context with special guest, Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and original star of Broadway’s Tony-winning musicals, HAMILTON and IN THE HEIGHTS.
Courtesy of Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum: Distance Learning Academy of the Classics has been incredible - and there are still dozens of classes happening online through Theatricum this summer! Join them for Shakespeare, Monologues, Games, Music, Dance, Playwriting, and much much more, all taught by Theatricum's expert teaching artists!
Broadway in Hollywood celebrates the efforts of our friends at Center Theatre Group who have been talking about new ways to inspire conversation and build community around art—and what that can look like while all of our stages are dark. They have created the ARTS GOES ON initiative, celebrating the belief that this can also be a powerful time of reflection, reimagining, and innovation around how we bring artists, audiences, and communities together.
During this unprecedented time, the terrific team over at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts are here to deliver the best artistic content with you so that we can stay connected and keep your spirits bright.
Featuring an array of free and on-demand content, you'll have access to unique classical music and dance performances, online theatre performances and readings from the likes of Patrick Stewart, Hersey Felder, and more, AND BritWeek 2020 in-house videos (available for a limited time).
Our friends at The Geffen Playhouse are programming a TERRIFIC program lovingly (and cleverly) titled GEFFEN STAYHOUSE, where they'll continue to share exclusive, original content every Wednesday from some of their wonderful Geffen alumns and favorite theater artists!
Courtesy of one of the finest Arts institutions in the U.S., we are proud to share with you KENNEDY CENTER @ HOME.
Enjoy free videos of extraordinary live and on-demand performances and educational activities to do at home, with new releases daily.
Offerings include Kennedy Center Honors specials, LIVE Couch Concerts, At home activities, and much more!
CAMP BROADWAY - Enrollment for 2021 Virtual Camp Underway
Camp Broadway offers a program for every stage of a performer’s life that is aligned with their age and natural abilities that develop character and skills—relevant both on and off the stage. Visit the website to learn about each of their signature programs to discover the one that’s just right for you!
Plus, there are many more educational opportunities available.
From our friends at 3D Theatricals comes 3D+U! Available free to all arts lovers! Here is your portal to all of the behind-the-scenes goings on of what it takes to put on a show. Hear from industry professionals ranging from producers, directors, choreographers, actors, and much more!
Essential Viewing! Enjoy Deadline's outstanding actor's series, hosted by Pete Hammond - where we go in depth with actors as they discuss their craft - and most recently, how COVID-19 has shaped their industry, personal lives, and how they approach the world.
Noteable guest interviewees include Kerry Washington, Rachel Brosnahan, Lily Tomlin, Chris Evans, Kaitlyn Dever, Jeremy Strong, Bradley Whitford, Octavia Spencer, and more!
Our friends at Pasadena Playhouse have created a TERRIFIC way to help families pass the time while keeping safer at home! Enjoy a full day of fun with their #PlayAtHome Family Kit. Download coloring or activity sheets, and share your experience by tagging @pasadenaplayhouse on social media or using the hashtag #PlayAtHome!
Our dear friends at Playbill.com have compiled a terrific list theatre-related online resources for kids and families! Contributors including Disney Theatricals, Lincoln Center Theatre, Camp Broadway, and Alvin Ailey provide free remote classrooms and live streams, donation-based early childhood dance classes that turn your living room into a tap studio, and so much more! Enjoy hours of education, activities, and entertainment - right at your fingertips!
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Presented by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
The Gilder Lehrman Online History School for middle and high school students and the Gilder Lehrman Online History Camp for elementary school students both provide engaging live interactive lessons by Master Teachers.