The Main Street Kids’ Club: A MathStart Musical

It’s a long-held theory that people who are good at math are also good in music. So why not a musical about math? Many people are responsible for one aimed at the K-to-Grade Four set. It’s THE MAIN STREET KIDS’ CLUB: A MATHSTART MUSICAL. It all started with Stuart J. Murphy, who in 1993 thought [...]

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2012 was a banner year for our Theatre for Young Audiences Collection (TYA), and we wanted to make sure you heard the news about five fun titles now available for licensing.  In case you don't know, TYA musicals are shows written for adults to perform for children. TYA shows usually have cast requirements of 6-12 [...]

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The Stories Behind MTI’s 2012 New Releases MISS SAIGON (SCHOOL EDITION), the LITTLE MERMAID (JR) and A LITTLE PRINCESS became the newest WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN after the LOVE STORY between BONNIE AND CLYDE turned them into TOXIC AVENGERs. The BURNT PART BOYS started WORKING on a ROAD SHOW with the [...]

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The MathStart book series has become synonymous with pre-k math learning. With 21 books in each of its 3 levels, largely regarded as the best series of its kind, MathStart has been named one of the Top Ten Nonfiction Series for Young Children by Booklist magazine. Now, from the pens and pianos of Chicago’s finest [...]

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Inspired by the award-winning book series by Stuart J. Murphy, THE MAIN STREET KIDS’ CLUB: A MathStart Musical tells a tale of adventure, mystery, friendship and math. Six stories, each focusing on a different mathematical concept, have been deftly woven together and adapted by Scott Ferguson (SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE!), with lyrics by Scott Ferguson and [...]

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