Marilyn Rodman Theatre for Kids

The Marilyn Rodman Theatre for Kids program broadens the horizons of kids by fostering a lifelong appreciation of performing arts through introduction to live, professional theatre.

About the Program

Show History

Since 2001, Marilyn Rodman Theatre for Kids has introduced more than 75,000 kids to live theatre productions.

  • Annie
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Billy Elliot
  • Blue Man Group
  • A Chorus Line
  • A Christmas Story
  • Cinderella
  • Evita
  • Finding Neverland
  • Hadestown
  • Hamilton
  • Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”
  • In the Heights
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  • Jungle Book
  • Lion King
  • Little Women
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Matilda
  • Million Dollar Quartet
  • Music Man
  • Newsies
  • The Nutcracker
  • Peter Pan
  • Phantom of the Opera
  • The Producers
  • Radio City Christmas Spectacular
  • Sound of Music
  • South Pacific
  • Stomp
  • Tuesdays with Morrie
  • War Horse
  • West Side Story
  • Wicked
  • Wizard of Oz

Beneficiaries

Marilyn Rodman Theatre for Kids distributes tickets to youth-focused non-profit organizations as well as public and private schools in Greater Boston. Each group commits to filling their seats with kids who would otherwise not have the opportunity to go to the theatre. 

  • America SCORES Boston
  • Andover Show Choir
  • Apprentice Learning
  • Archbishop Williams School
  • ARC of South Norfolk Family Autism Center
  • Artists for Humanity
  • Asberger/Autism Network
  • Boston Arts Academy
  • Boston Center for Youth & Families
  • Boston Collegiate High School
  • Boston Community Pediatrics
  • Boston Education Fund
  • Boston Medical Center Pediatrics
  • Boston Police Athletic League
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Boys & Girls Club Brockton
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters
  • Brighton High School
  • Canton Public Schols
  • Catholic Charities
  • ConfiKids
  • Cristo Rey Boston High School
  • Crossroads
  • DCF Kids Fund
  • Elizabeth Seton Academy
  • Epiphany School
  • Family Nurturing Center
  • Father Bills’ & Main Spring Family Shelters
  • Friends of the Children-Boston
  • Germantown Neighborhood Center of Quincy
  • Hockomock Area YMCA
  • Holbrook Public Schools
  • Horizons at Dedham Country Day
  • House of Possibilities
  • Housing Families
  • Impact – Boston Public Schools
  • Italian Home for Children
  • Key Program
  • Lawrence High School
  • Lowell High School
  • McKinley Elementary School
  • MetroWest YMCA
  • Milton Public Schools
  • Mother Caroline Academy
  • Old Colony YMCA Family Shelters
  • O’Bryant High School
  • Quincy Public Schools
  • Randolph Public Schools
  • Robert F. Kennedy Community Alliance
  • Ron Burton Training Village
  • School on Wheels
  • Sibling Connections
  • South Boston Neighborhood House
  • South Shore YMCA
  • Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center
  • St. John Paul II Catholic Academy
  • St. Mary’s School
  • St. Peter’s Teen Center
  • Student Athletes Rising
  • Suffolk University
  • The Common Room
  • Tierney Learning Center Teen Program
  • Trinity Boston Foundation
  • UMass Memorial Pediatrics
  • Up Academy Oliver
  • Ursuline Academy
  • Wang YMCA
  • Waypoint Adventure
  • West End House
  • Wildflower
  • Wonderfund
  • YMCA of Greater Boston

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Theatre in the News!

Rodman for Kids’ Theatre for Kids program is in the news for our recent trip to see Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Citizens Bank Opera House with Broadway in Boston!!

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Theatre = Safe Space

On Tuesday, November 2, the Marilyn Rodman Theatre for Kids program welcomed 500 kids to the Citizen’s Bank Opera House for the premiere of “Hadestown.”

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About Marilyn

Marilyn Rodman impacted countless individuals throughout her life, most notably the thousands of children for whom she advocated.