2016/2017 Season

Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat Family Activity Guide

Welcome!  We are thrilled that you have decided to bring your family to Carousel Theatre for Young People!  We hope the activities and resources on this page will be helpful to you before and after your adventure to the theatre.      Suggested Books for Further Reading (Kindly Supplied by […]

2016: A Year in Review

2016 has come and gone and 2017 has arrived in full force. As we welcome the new friends and big adventures that are just around the corner, we also want to take a look back at CTYP’s 2016 and celebrate those achievements. From the bottoms of our hearts, thank you […]

A Charlie Brown Christmas Family Activity Guide

Welcome!  We are thrilled that you have decided to bring your family to Carousel Theatre for Young People!  We hope the activities and resources on this page will be helpful to you before and after your adventure to the theatre.   Seasons Greetings Charlie Brown feels dejected throughout the play, […]

Sultans of the Street Family Activity Guide

We are thrilled that you have decided to bring your family to Sultans of the Street!  We hope the activities and resources on this page will be helpful to you before and after your adventure to the theatre. This guide includes a companion reading list, a kite-making craft, a recipe […]

Make Your Own: Pao-Bhaji

The Street Food of India India has a vibrant culture of street food, with vendors preparing all manner of meals and snacks from portable stands. In Sultans of the Street, the children interact with a street food vendor, the Pao-Bhaji Wallah, who is really a 700 year-old wise man. He […]

Make Your Own: Reclaimed Crafts

Reclaimed Trash to Treasure The children in Sultans of the Street, like many people living with very limited means, use discarded and found items to create the costumes they wear as beggars dressed as gods. See a collection of images selected by director Marcus Youssef showing inspiration for the design […]

Make Your Own: Festival Kite

Indian Kite Festivals January 14th is the festival of Uttarayan (also called Makar Sankranti), which celebrates the day when the sun starts to travel northward, marking the decline of winter. The holiday is widely celebrated throughout India with kite flying festivals. A large International Kite Festival takes place in the […]

Interview with Sultans of the Street playwright, Anusree Roy

We sat down with Sultans of the Street playwright Anusree Roy to talk writing for young audiences, empathy and heroes. What inspired you to create the story of these four children in Kolkata? When I was researching for my play Roshni I spent a lot of time hanging out at railway […]

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