ORIGINAL PRODUCTONS, LIVE SHOWS, AND APPEARANCES
A NY TIMES PICK FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES. WINNER "BEST MUSIC" PARENT'S CHOICE
"ONE OF A KIND" BROADWAY WORLD "BEST FOR KIDS" TIMEOUT NY
From Off Broadway to Online
Executive Director and FunikiJam Founder Brian Barrentine is pleased to announce FUNIKIJAM WORLD MUSIC'S 2022-2023 Off-Broadway to On Line Season. "We're celebrating 23 years of exploring the world with music" says Barrentine. "Our Off-Broadway to On Line series of Family Musicals, Classes & Events is our gift to the global families emerging from challenging times. It's theater designed just for them, wherever they are around the world. Perfect for first time theater-goers and still tons of fun for older family members. We even see parents and grandparents dancing along as all audience members are invited to get up out of their seats and join in the singing and dancing."
The season kicks off with tBABY LIKES TO ROCK!, followed by the regional premiere of FunikiJam's ROCK-OR TREAT! at Orlando Rep. For the holiday season, FunikiJam's HOLIDAY BEAT celebrateswinter festivals around the world. And the new year begins with an immersive look at the history of Black Music in FunikiJam's CITY OF HOPE. March brings FunikJam's SHENANIGANS Irish Celebration and MUSIC GARDEN rings in the Spring. FunikiJam's TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER! transports audiences on globe-spanning summer vacation. All performances will take place in person off Broadway and touring -and on- line around the world. Pay what you can and outreach passes are available for those in need.
Each year, Brian and his AGENTS OF JAM bring "globe-spanning musical adventure" to enthusiastic audiences across the globe with the FunikiJam World Tour. Created and directed by Barrentine, the latest iteration of the tour kicked off at the legendary Rainbow Room in 2018, toured 24 cities in China, and continues to plays at family friendly venues from NYC to LA and coming soon to Orlando. Want FunikiJam at your event? contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CITY OF HOPE
Weekly events throughout NYC including Off Broadway at Actors Temple Theatre through March 2
SHENANIGANS Irish Celebration
perennial fave & "best events for kids" winner returns to NYC & Touring 3/8 - 3/28
CAPTAIN JAM animated series (now streaming in China)
Captain Jam jumps onto the small screen with 26 episodes of globe-spanning musical adventures. Soon viewers at home can "Dance, Sing and Learn with Captain Jam and FunikiJam in vibrant animated worlds that represent diverse global cultures. Featuring Barrentine's original FunikiJam songs, stories, lessons and choreography, this series debuted in China Summer 2019 with additional season now in post production.
Vamos Todos! MUSIC GARDEN Spring Celebration daily events, Music in the Park & Off-Broadway through May 30
TOTALLY AWESOME SUMMER classes, parties, music in the park, Off Broadway and Touring though Sep 9.