Variety kid Nick interviewed on FOX 2 to promote Disney's The Little Mermaid

FOX 2 anchor Lisa Hart appears with Variety kid Nick following an interview to promote Variety Children's Theatre production of Disney's The Little Mermaid.

Returning to the site of his previous star-making appearances, Variety kid Nick did another winning interview on FOX 2 this morning!

Only this time, he brought some special duds: his Flounder costume for the Variety Children's Theatre production of Disney's The Little Mermaid. Nick, 9, is playing the role of Princess Ariel's best friend... Continue Reading »

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 14:51
Variety CEO, Webster University president talk Variety Children's Theatre for documentary

Jan Albus of Variety and Dr. Beth Stroble of Webster University talk Variety Children's Theatre, St. Louis.

Dr. Beth Stroble still can't really talk about the finale to Variety Children's Theatre's 2013 production of "Peter Pan."

It's not that she didn't love the show — it's one of her favorite stories of all time, brought to vivid life with a top-notch cast and a fully inclusive children's ensemble. But the Webster University president still gets a bit teary when she recalls watching Variety... Continue Reading »

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:42
New York Times best-selling author Ridley Pearson to receive Variety's 2014 Champion for Kids Award

New York Times best-selling author Ridley Pearson to receive Variety's 2014 Champion for Kids Award

Best-selling author Ridley Pearson’s relationship with Variety started with his daughters. 

The appropriately named Paige and Storey spent their summers working as counselors at Variety Adventure Camp, and in that time they fell in love with the spirit and enthusiasm of Variety kids. When they told their father about their experiences, it launched what has been a... Continue Reading »

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:32
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