In its efforts to bring quality theatre for young audiences, Mile Square Theatre established MSTKids!
MSTKids! presents an annual production for young audiences, offering performances for school groups,
and public shows on weekends. We also offer the fall event, the Hoboken Family Arts Fest, a one-day event that celebrates school, reading, and the arts. Check out our classes!

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Princess K.I.M. The Musical

Based on the book Princess K.I.M. and the Lie that Grew by Maryann Cocca-Leffler.
A show for the entire family!
Adapted by Maryann Cocca-Leffler & Toby Tarnow with script adaptation by Chase Leyner. Lyrics by Andrew Cass with music by Andrew Cass & Premik Russell Tubbs.Music Adaptation by Scott Pearson & Don Brewer.

Princess Kim

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A Year with Frog and Toad

MST's Young Audience production of Willie and Robert Reale's musical adaptation of Arnold Lobel's popular books about friendship, A Year with Frog and Toad. This heartwarming musical will delight the entire family.

Scene from A Year with Frog and Toad

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Go, Dog. Go!

A delightful mix of movement, music, and…dogs, "Go, Dog. Go!" celebrates P.D. Eastman's classic book. Recommended for kids of all ages and their families.
Read Mommy Poppins article.

Scene from Go, Dog. Go!

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The Garden of Rikki Tikki Tavi

Y York’s adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s Junglebook story dramatizes the conflict between Nag the Cobra and Darzee the Taylor Bird, Chuchu the Muskrat, and Rikki the Mongoose. A comedy about sharing, cooperation, and growing up. From the creative team that brought you Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. Read Star Ledger article.
Watch YouTube clip.
Read Mommy Poppins article.
Read HobokenPatch article.
Read post on The Gwyn Family blog.

Sponsored by:
Beth Mason

Scene from Rikki

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1st Annual
Hoboken Family Arts Fest

In September 2010, MST launched the Hoboken Family Arts Fest. Celebrating the arts and the joy of reading, this festival featured a full schedule of interactive presentations by well-known children’s book author/illustrators, plus musical acts and theatrical events, all on the Monroe Theatrespace stage. In addition to the events onstage, MST Education hosted workshops for kids; dance, yoga, and drama.

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Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

Our first MSTKids! Production, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse was called “the purple treasure of Hoboken” by The Star-Ledger. Featuring MST favorite Blaire Brooks and a Julius puppet by Puppet Heap, Lilly’s thrilled school audiences and public audiences alike. Presented at the Monroe Theatrespace. Directed by Chris O’Connor.
Read Star Ledger article.