Family Programming

StinkyKids the Musical Moves to The Riverside Theatre This July

Stinky Kids



PERFORMANCES Begin July 7th at 1pm

Saturdays at 1pm

The Riverside Theatre
91 Claremont Ave at 120th St

Tickets start at $29.50


StinkyKid Britt never gets in trouble and loves making everyone happy! She's convinced her parents to take her friends Max, Hannah, Jen, Johnny, and Billy to the opening of the new MegaJumper 3000. But when Britt gets a massive wad of gum stuck in her hair, she must rely on her friends to help her get out of the sticky situation before her parents find out and cancel the trip!

StinkyKids the Musical is based on the award winning StinkyKids® books and StinkyKids ® characters: little stinKers who learn to make right choices through their childhood mistakes and live by the motto "Always be a leader of good."®


3 ways to order your tickets:

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PHONE: Call (212) 579-0528
Go to the Vital Theatre Box Office, 2162 Broadway, 4th Floor, at 76th Street, New York, NY.


         Theatre Parking:

            Claremont Parking Corporation
            480 Riverside Drive

         Rates: $18.58 for up to 2 hours parking




Performances run 1 hour and are appropriate for children between 2 and 10 years old.

All children over 1 year must have a ticket.



Book and Lyrics by Sammy Buck
Music by Daniel S. Acquisto
Based on StinkyKids ® by Britt Menzies


SAMMY BUCK (Book and Lyrics) With composer Dan Acquisto: Book and lyrics for the upcoming StinkyKids The Musical (Vital Theatre), as well as Like You Like It (New York Innovative Theatre Award-Winning Best Musical); The Ugly Swan (Theatre C); The 7-Year B*tch (Outstanding New Musical, Talkin' Broadway Summer Festival Citations, NYMF, York); Vital's The Frog & The Witch; book for Andy Warhol Was Right (NYMF); lyrics for Vital’s Matthew Takes Mannahatta (book, Aurin Squire) and …And Then I Wrote a Song About It (Luna Stage, Diversionary Theatre; book, Eric H. Weinberger); and the play Barry The Hatchet (All Out Arts). With composer-lyricst Brandon James Gwinn: book and co-lyricist: Speargrove Presents (NY Theatre Barn). With composer Doug Katsaros: book: Common Grounds (NYMF). Sammy is currently writing for the upcoming 143rd Edition of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® The Greatest Show On Earth®.  Films: Red Hook (Phase 4 Films, on DVD, digital download or Showtime); Fade To White (co-writer). Web: (shared technical Emmy). Mentor: Rubicon Theatre Young Playwrights Festival. Member: BMI; The Dramatists Guild, Inc. /

DANIEL S. ACQUISTO (Composer) penned many musicals with Sammy Buck such as the critically acclaimed shows LIKE YOU LIKE IT, THE 7-YEAR B*TCH, THE FROG & THE WITCH, MATTHEW TAKES MANNAHATTA (Aurin Squire, book), ...AND THEN I WROTE A SONG ABOUT IT (Eric Weinberger, book), incidental music for BARRY THE HATCHET, and New York Musical Theatre Festival commissioned dance piece ANDY WARHOL WAS RIGHT. In development: THE UGLY SWAN (Theatre C commission). Apart from Sammy, Daniel has written over 12 children's musicals for The Kaufman Center in NYC, and composed rock musical ANTIGONE (Studio Arena), DANCING IN THE DARK (MusicalFare!), ANYTHING ABOUT SCHOOL ALMOST (Tada!), Raw Impressions, A-Train Plays, and WILD ABOUT HARRY (NYMF commission). Non-theatre commissions: AUDUBON TRAIL (USAF Clarinet Quartet), SING NO SAD SONGS FOR ME (Shawnee Press, publisher), the upcoming film FADE TO WHITE. Daniel is also a percussionist, orchestrator/arranger, music director, and music educator. Member of ASCAP.

BRITT MENZIES (Author) MEET BRITT! Britt Menzies is the founder, creator and spirit behind StinkyKids. Britt is a mom, wife, award winning author and artist with a flair for originality. A graduate of Florida State University, Britt is a stay-at-home mom and entrepreneur. Inspired by her own little stinKers, Britt is constantly evolving StinkyKids to inspire kids to "Always Be a Leader of Good."






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