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Thank you to these local businesses helping us cultivate children’s social emotional learning through community centered, socially aware, high quality theater education and performance opportunities.

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Without the philanthropy of our supporters, our high quality musicals for kids would not be possible. To acknowledge the gifts of our supporters, we have added their names here, as well as their ads and warm-wishes to our playbill.

Gold Star Sponsors

Support of $500 towards our show. Thank you!

Fox Funeral Home

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Support of $140 towards a full page playbill ad in our show. Thank you!

American Legion Forest Hills Annual Memorial Day Parade


Connected Kindred

De Candido & Azachi, PLLC

Express Business Services

Health Care Heroes (Award Winning Book)

Law Office of Albert Talero , P.C.

Matiz Restaurant

Moving Right Along

The Scooches (Band)

World Discovery Day Camp


Support of $75 towards a half page ad in our show playbill. Thank you!

5 Burro Cafe

Eddie’s Sweet Shop

Laura Wanamaker Prime Properties Long Island

Musica Reginae

Olson Tax & Financial Planning

Restoration NYC

Red Pipes Cafe

TBT Business Funding – Roy Pellicano

The Church-in-the-Gardens

CITG Nursery School

The Community House

Weddings at The Church-in-the-Gardens


Support of $50 towards a quarter page ad in our show playbill. Thank you!

Aigner Chocolates

Austin Diner

Glan Yosopov Locksmith

Henry at Parkside Press

Mike Jett Chiropractic

Weston Brothers

Family & Past Supporters

And thank you to all of the families, friends and businesses who have donated and placed their warm wishes into our playbills through the years! Take a look at our gorgeous PDFs of recent playbills.

2023 Switch It Off Playbill

2022 Your Turn Playbill

2019 Magic It Up Playbill

2018 Switch It Off Playbill

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    Every year, in May, Garden Players kids perform in an original musical. Volunteers come together to create sets, costumes, props, graphics, a playbill, and fundraise.

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    An interview with One Of Our Gold Star Sponsors: DEE’S

    An interview with One Of Our Gold Star Sponsors: DEE’S

    March 23, 2023

    A Local Family Business Supports Theater Arts Garden Players is a local Forest Hills musical theater program dedicated to creating original musicals for kids to perform. We have musical theater classes, rehearsals, and then put on a beautiful show with professional NYC musicians, a large backstage crew of alumni teens and college students, volunteer created …

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    My Dad, Broadway Musician, Phantom

    My Dad, Broadway Musician, Phantom

    March 10, 2023

    My Dad Is a Broadway Musician My Dad, Lowell Hershey, has played first trumpet for the Broadway show The Phantom of the Opera since it opened. I want to share a few thoughts about my father, Lowell Hershey, his experience in Phantom of the Opera, and the way his career impacted me.  First of all, I …

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    January 8, 2023 Concert

    January 8, 2023 Concert

    January 5, 2023
    Garden Players Shows In The News | News

    The Scooches and the Garden Players Kids: A Joyful And Socially Aware Concert Experience Attention Garden Players community and music lovers in New York City! The Scooches are bringing their unique and diverse sound to the Garden Players Concert on January 8th at 3pm and 5pm and you won’t want to miss it. “Lift You …

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