TYKEs (Theatre Young Kids Enjoy) is a non-profit organization created to captivate children and their families with stories brought to life on stage by professional adult actors. TYKEs inspires an appreciation of the arts, fosters an awareness of literature, and promotes communications and social interaction skills while teaching important life lessons. TYKEs strives to make its performances accessible to all children regardless of their ability to pay.
Our breathtaking costumes and sets, superbly professional actors and incredible scripts will transport you to faraway lands, fantastical places and exciting new experiences. TYKEs performances take place in the beautiful Hart Theater at the JCC, 1200 Edgewood Avenue in Brighton. Our home features convenient free parking, an intimate theater space, state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment, plenty of clean restrooms, healthy snacks and a huge, comfortable lobby area. TYKEs places great emphasis on commissioning the most professional set pieces, costumes and props to create an awe-inspiring atmosphere for children. TYKEs’ scripts emphasize significant audience interaction, allowing children to become connected to the performance in a meaningful way.