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Monday, January 24, 2011

UP next - Frog Prince and Hansel & Gretel

The month of February sees two new shows on tour! On February 5th, we will be performing The Frog Prince at Westborough High School in Westborough, MA.

Splash! Young Prince Noble is having a really bad day - a smelly Gypsy woman is in love with him, he gets pushed down a well, and then he’s transformed into an icky green frog! Now instead of traveling the land looking for a beautiful wife, he's short, green, and hoping to catch a fly for dinner! Will Prince Noble learn a lesson in humility and win the lovely Princess Cassandra’s heart? Watch as plots twist, stories intertwine, and all the characters discover that Happy Endings can happen when you least expect them!

Then, on February 19th and 20th, we will be performing Hansel & Gretel as part of our monthly series in RI and MA.

When Hansel and Gretel go for a walk in the woods, they stumble upon every child's dream: a house made entirely of candy! But when the house's owner, a silly witch named Grumpella Finklestink, discovers them, delight could turn into disaster.

All shows are at 2pm. For more information, call us at (401) 942-3637.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

A Bully Free New Year

Check out Marianne's Blog at

We’re one week into the New Year, one week past making those resolutions that most of us don’t keep for a variety of reasons. We quit making whatever changes we’re looking to make too soon (Research shows that it takes twenty-one to twenty-eight days to build or break a habit) or we take on something we think we need to change but actually don’t want to change. Keeping resolutions is just not that easy... READ MORE

Thanks, Marianne for sharing!

Sunday, January 09, 2011

This Week - Little Red Riding Hood

Come join us for our first fairytale production of 2011. This coming weekend, Kaleidoscope will be producing Little Red Riding Hood in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts!

On Saturday, January 15th, fans can see the show at 2pm at the Scottish Rite Auditorium (2115 Broad St.) in Cranston, RI. Tickets are $8 in advance for floor seating ($10 day of show) and $10 in advance for stadium seating ($12 day of show). Call (401) 942-3637 to purchase your tickets!

On Sunday, January 16th, fans in Massachusetts can see the production at the North Shore Musical Children's Theatre at 466 Central St. in Saugus, MA. To purchase tickets, please call Paul Ryan at (781)230-3976.

As our Wolf says, his "tail is a great tale to be told"so we hope you can all join us this weekend!!

Friday, January 07, 2011

5 Myths about BULLYING

Thanks, Chuck for sharing!

5 Myths about Bullying from the Washington Post

From schoolyards to workplaces and now in cyberspace, it seems that bullies are everywhere. New efforts to stop them and to help victims cope - such as the It Gets Better campaign - are gaining attention and popularity, but are they the best ways to protect kids and others from the worst forms of bullying? For them to have a fighting chance, let's first dispense with a few popular fallacies about getting picked on.

1: Most bullying happens online
2: Bullies are bullies and victims are victims
3: Bullying ends when we grow up
4: Bullying is the major cause of suicides
5: We can end bullying. Can we? The debate rages on, but we still always try!!
See the full article, with explanations of each point, on the Post's website!

Thursday, January 06, 2011

January Newsletter

Happy New Year!! We hope 2011 brings you all nothing but the best. Kaleidoscope is very excited to see what this new year brings and we hope you will all be a part of it.

For a complete list of our upcoming performances, check out our website at:!

For pictures and video clips (old and new) come visit us on YouTube ( or find us on Facebook!

In this issue you can read about:
1. This month - “Little Red Riding Hood” on January 15th!
2. School-Touring 2011
3. Update from the Anti-Bullying Summit Committee
4. Save the Date – Fairy Tale Fundraiser
5. In the Event of Snow
6. Supporting Our Members

To sign-up to receive the newsletter every month, please email!

Sunday, January 02, 2011

Upcoming Performances

Happy New Year, everyone! We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! Looking forward to the new year, tickets are already on sale for our winter/spring performances!

Our next performance is Little Red Riding Hood on Saturday, January 15th! This musical adaptation of the familiar fairy tale has audience involvement and participation galore! From a unique beginning to a fun-filled happy ending, the traditional characters come to life through song, dance and laughter. As our wily old wolf says, "My 'tail' is a great tale to be told!

The show will be at the Scottish Rite Auditorium at 2pm.
For tickets, please call Kaleidoscope Theatre at (401) 942-3637.

Upcoming Schedule:
January 15th - Little Red Riding Hood
February 19th - Hansel & Gretel
March 19th - Beauty & the Beast
April 16th - Goldilocks & the Three Bears

What's your favorite fairytale?