Tag Archive: children’s theatre

RIYT Receives Moss-Hart Award for The Outcast of Sherwood Forest!

Rhode Island Youth Theatre’s production of its original musical, “The Outcast of Sherwood Forest”, was selected as the New England Theatre Conference (NETC) Moss Hart Memorial awardee for 2014-2015.  The presentation of the award took place at the annual awards banquet during the NETC Convention in Westford, MA. This new musical started as a concept by student …

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The Spirit of Rocky Point: the 2016 Musical by Young PlayRIYTs

The Spirit of Rocky Point is an original musical created by RIYT’s award-winning Young PlayRIYTs program. Developed by Mitchell Cardone, Christopher Lysik, Nancy Hillner, Ann O’Grady and teens in the Young PlayRIYTs program, it included the following key staff members when it  debuted in July of 2015,  : Director/Orchestrations: Christopher Lysik Director: Caroline Bateson. Inspiration From …

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RIYT Rents its Beautiful Costumes, Props, and Sets to Local Groups

Is your theater group planning a musical production this year?  RIYT may have the costumes, props, and sets that you are looking for — all at an affordable price.  For more information, visit our gallery, or contact Ann O’Grady at (401) 447.0458 or ann@riyt.org.  

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Pinocchio — For Cast Sizes Ranging from 12 to 60

This RIYT original musical adaptation has been licensed and performed by many school and youth groups over the past 14 years. We recently submitted it to PBS for broadcast. It was written with elementary school students in mind, but older students or adults can also perform the show for children. The package includes the script, …

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RIYT Musicals: Teamwork, Friendships, Memories that Last a Lifetime.

For the past 29 years, RIYT has provided thousands of children and teens with opportunities to perform and participate in our fully-staged and costumed musical series–during the summer and throughout the year. All roles are cast at the beginning of each session, so each student has a chance of landing a role that is a perfect …

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A Dragon Manicure

By Pam Vale Branch We found this great hot pink, faux leather at the fabric store and thought it would be perfect for painted dragon claws! I cut, stuffed and sewed each claw individually and attached them to my dragon arms. Then I passed the finished arms, manicure and all, to Leslie [Pritchard] so she …

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Sculpting the Dragon Head for Shrek the Musical

By Pam Vale Branch Building a dragon head was something new for me. I knew that the dragon needed to have a personality and it was a real treat to watch that unfold as she came to life. First, I created an armature with the basic shape, using a wide variety of materials to build …

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