On Wednesday January 9, the kids of Broadway Kids Care got
together to make Valentine's Day postcards for the folks at the Lillian Booth
Actors Home and also held a celebration for a few of its members who have
recently left productions.
Broadway Kids Care (BKC), the new organization of theater kids
for kids (and others) includes child-actors from productions such as Mary Poppins, Les Miserables, The Color Purple,
The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Tarzan, The Farnsworth
Invention, Sunday in the Park With
George and more.
Founded earlier this year by Kelly Gonda, President of East
of Doheny Productions, BKC brings together the children from current and past
Broadway shows, affording them the opportunity to perform community service
and, in the process, instill a strong philanthropic sensibility and foster a
sense of community among the young actors and their families.
During its brief history, BKC's members have participated in
a variety of charitable works. They have hosted Halloween and Easter events
where they assembled gifts for the children of Freedom House; plus the presentation of the scarves from "The Knitting Project" and
Photos by Molly