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Showbiz Saturday

Our Showbiz Saturday series provides learning opportunties for children and adults alike. We currently do not have any Showbiz Saturdays scheduled, but past events have included:

  • Behind Les Miserables : An In-Depth Look with Dr. Broadway

    • Seen by more than 70 million people in over 40 countries, "Les Misérables" is a Tony and Olivier Award-winning phenomenon that's been translated into 22 different languages. The current production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s musical masterpiece played Broadway for two and a half years before hitting the road in a National Tour that's given audiences nationwide a fresh take on a beloved favorite. What makes the show such a success? How did it go from the Victor Hugo's epic novel to "the Longest Running Musical in the World"? Dr. Kristin Stultz Pressley, a/k/a "Dr. Broadway," will answer those questions - and more! - in this deep-dive look at a production The New York Times called "thrilling, spectacular, and unforgettable."

  • Behind Finding Neverland: An In-Depth Look with Dr. Broadway

    • You know about Peter, the fictional imp whose antics delight the Darling children in their London nursery. What you may not know is that Peter was born in the mind of British playwright and novelist JM Barrie, his attempt to connect with a family of young boys he’d met while walking his St. Bernard in Kensington Garden. Those boys, the Llewelyn-Davies, were so enchanted by Peter’s won’t-grow-up ways, that Barrie adapted the story into a book and, later, a play that both revitalized Barrie’s career and continues to delight audiences to this very day. Come learn more about how this iconic character transitioned from the page to the stage!