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Community Kudos: Fox Associates Charitable Foundation

Photo courtesy of Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy

Photo courtesy of Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy

Each month I’ll be highlighting a local cultural organization that exists to serve the community. –Kim Vrooman

Once a year Fox Associates Charitable Foundation invites St. Louis metro area children to attend a one-of-a kind Broadway level performance at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, the second largest venue of its kind in the nation. This year Kids’ Night on Broadway (KNOB), took place on March 25, with the Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, direct from Broadway, and described by its website as an “exotic encounter inspired by nature’s unpredictable creations that are brought to life by an international cast of 25 soaring aerialists, spine-bending contortionists, acrobats, jugglers and musicians.”

Kids’ Night on Broadway doesn’t just happen here in St. Louis. KNOB is a national group that is “designed to introduce young people to the magic of live theatre and make Broadway accessible to a new generation of theatergoers.” KNOB happens in theatres across the country and culminates in a Broadway celebration in February in New York.

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