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What’s in store for the 2017 Baby Broadway Christmas concerts?

The nights are drawing in, Halloween and bonfires are behind us – it’s time to look forward to the festive season! If you’re looking for something seasonal to enjoy with your little ones this year, we aim to please young and old with our family Christmas concerts. You can expect the usual musical theatre favourites ...

10 Showtunes for Surviving School

You made it to the end of the holidays! Here are our top ten songs from musical theatre to help you and your little ones survive the school rollercoaster again. ————————————————————————————————————— 1. ‘Do-Re-Mi’ from The Sound of Music Let’s start at the very beginning A very good place to start When you read you begin ...

“My Favourite Things” #4

My Favourite Things with Claire Parrish We have a wonderful roster of performers at Baby Broadway, all with West End experience.  To find out a little more about them, we asked some nosy questions whilst shoe-horning in a musical theatre lyric Biography Claire trained at Millennium Performing Arts. Her West End credits include Miss Saigon (Prince ...

“My Favourite Things” #3

My Favourite Things with Alex Hammond We have a wonderful roster of performers at Baby Broadway, all with West End experience.  To find out a little more about them, so we asked some nosy questions (whilst shoe-horning in a musical theatre pun)! Biography Alex trained at Leeds University, gaining a First in Theatre and Performance before completing a ...

“My Favourite Things” #2

My Favourite Things with Richard Munday We have wonderful performers at Baby Broadway, all with West End experience.  To find out a little more about them, we asked some nosy questions (whilst shoe-horning in a musical theatre pun)!   Biography Richard comes from South Wales, and trained at Mountview Theatre School in London.  His West ...

Songs To Get You Going In The Morning

Your little darling has been up 4 or 5 times in the night. You’ve had minimal sleep. The only solution is coffee and / or CBeebies…. …OR blasting out some of these showtunes to get you up and going in the morning! ———————– I Have Confidence (From The Sound of Music) Let them bring on all ...

6 Alternative Festive Songs for Kids

We’ve been scouring the world of musicals and Christmas films whilst planning our Christmas concerts set list.  Here are six, that adults and children alike will enjoy, to add to your playlist this year: When Christmas Comes to Town – The Polar Express A heart warming duet sung by the young passengers as they speed ...

“My Favourite Things” #1

My Favourite Things with Ellie Kirk We have a wonderful roster of performers at Baby Broadway, all with West End experience.  To find out a little more about them, so we asked some nosy questions (whilst shoe-horning in a musical theatre pun)! Biography Ellie trained at the Guildford School of Acting and gained a First ...

A Musical Guide to Parenting

When life gets tough as a parent (approximately 89.8% of the time*) there’s a Musical Theatre song for almost every situation from tantrums to homework. Forget Supernanny, just whack on one of these songs and see what happens! *this may not be statistically correct as we made it up Encouraging Fussy Eaters “Food, Glorious Food” ...

5 MORE Lullabies from Musicals to sing to your kids

We continue with our suggestions of Musical Theatre songs to sing or play to get your little ones off…to…sleep…zzzz…. Stay Awake – Mary Poppins In the same way that The Sound of Music has to be included, how could any list not feature a Poppins song? This is another Sherman brothers musical masterpiece, using the art of reverse psychology: tell your little ...

5 Lullabies from Musicals to sing to your kids

Babies and children love familiarity and routine, but singing the same old ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’ at bedtime can get a little tedious sometimes. Here are 5 alternatives from the world of Musical Theatre to sing or play as your little ones drift off to the land of nod:   Edelweiss – The Sound of Music ...

Top Ten Musicals for Kids

We all remember our first musical love: that first moment you see the curtain rise, or the first song you belted out the words to in the back of the car. Here’s our countdown of the top ten shows that will help start your children off on their own Musical Theatre journey. — 10. Frozen Disney powerhouse ...

“Let’s start at the very beginning…”

What a first 6 months it has been for Baby Broadway! We launched in May with a fantastic Charity Gala event in Stoke Newington in aid of The British Lung Foundation and Cancer Research UK. The concert was a massive success, with the Old Church in Stoke Newington packed to the rafters with little ones, adults and pushchairs! There ...

5 Reasons To Bring Your Children to Baby Broadway

Why choose Baby Broadway? 1. It’s as much for you as it is for them Baby Broadway is a music concert for both you and your little one.  Sometimes more so for you, as many of the songs we perform you are likely to remember from your own childhood (especially if – like me – you ...