Vital Theatre Company Acquires Rights to Owen & Mzee


May 3rd - January 1st

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce that it has acquired rights to the book OWEN & MZEE: THE TRUE STORY OF A REMARKABLE FRIENDSHIP, which will be adapted into a musical for family audiences in 2018. The #1 New York Times best-selling children's book is about the friendship between a tortoise and an orphaned hippopotamus in Kenya after the Indian Ocean earthquake. It was written by father and daughter team Craig and Isabella Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu, who oversaw the animal sanctuary in Mombasa, Kenya, that Owen and Mzee call home. www.owenandmzee.com.

Pinkalicious The Musical - 10th Anniversary


March 14th - May 28th Selected Sats. and Sun. at 1 pm

In PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL, Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.

Broadway Up Close - Hamiltour


March 3rd Tues./Thurs. at 1:00 pm. Sat. at 11:00 am

For the past seven years, BROADWAY UP CLOSE WALKING TOURS have been treading the sidewalks of Times Square, unearthing Broadway's secrets and ghost stories. Having just welcomed its 10,000th tour-goer at the end of February 2017, the company now introduces a brand-new walking tour for all those obsessed with Hamilton: An American Musical or simply seeking to learn more about this cultural phenomenon and the man whose life inspired it.

Flight School The Musical


March 14th - May 28th Selected Sats. and Sun. at 11 am

It's the first day of Flight School, where they teach birds to fly. Penguin has the soul of an eagle and is ready to live on the wind. But he wasn't built to soar, as the other birds constantly remind him. Penguin's spirit won't be grounded. With some friends of a feather, and a little help on the technical parts, Penguin follows his dreams to flip, flap, fly!