Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts partners with All Children’s on Special Day
St. Petersburg, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2020) – Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat, from PBS’ popular television show, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, will be making a special visit to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital on January 28 as part of an on-going community outreach program initiated by the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts. These loveable characters from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe will be dropping in to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital at 3:15 p.m. to spread some cheer to Daniel Tiger fans who aren’t able to attend next week’s show in person.
Amy Miller, President of the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts, is proud to be able to assist with this visit. “We thought it would be wonderful to have these cute characters drop in on their St. Petersburg neighbors and hopefully put a smile on their face.” Daniel Tiger and his friends wil be in town on Tuesday, January 28, as part of their Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live Tour.
Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts
The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts mission is to provide access for people of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds to experience live theater. Exposure to the performing arts can improve academic achievement for some school children and improves quality of life for everyone. The Foundation is the funding arm of the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater for its diverse programming. Through our Class Acts Educational Performance Series, we serve more than 20,000 school children annually through a field trip experience and educational performance series where they learn Florida State curriculum via a live theater performance.
The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater
The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, the world class Mahaffey Theater hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – pop, rock, comedy, theater, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions, as well as family programs and a youth performance series. Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums.
About Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!
“Won’t you be my neighbor?” Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard Trolley to St. Petersburg with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! Along with “O” the Owl, Katerina Kittycat, Prince Wednesday, Mom and Dad Tiger and many more, Daniel Tiger will take live audiences on an interactive musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. This live theatrical production filled with music, dancing, laughter and “grr-ific” surprises will warm the hearts of multiple generations.