“BEN Around Philly”

“BEN Around Philly”

Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical, The Philadelphia Zoo, and Healthy Kids Running Series 10-Fest Download

27:09 Download May 17th, 2019

Cruel Intentions: the 90’s musical is touring the country right now. Catch the show in Philly from Wednesday, May 29th through Sunday June 2nd at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman theater. Kristen Herrmann had the chance to speak with Betsy Stewart, who stars in the show as Annette Hargrove, the incoming new headmaster’s daughter (played by Reese Witherspoon in the movie). Cruel Intentions is now 20 years old and back on the stage with the same incredible soundtrack of songs (Placebo – Every You Every Me, Counting Crows – Colorblind, and The Verve’s Bittersweet Symphony),  and a whole lot more added. The musical adds a number of classic 90’s hits from artists like Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, REM, *NSYNC, and Britney Spears woven into the plot of the classic film. Audiences will want to sing along to every song, and get the chance with a singalong at the end!

Then Kristen speaks with Amy Shearer, the Chief Marketing Officer at the Philadelphia Zoo about their new Creatures of Habitat LEGO Brick sculptures throughout the Zoo, Urban Green open air food marketplace, the return of the Zoo Keys, and all that the Philadelphia Zoo has to offer this year. Did you know that the Philadelphia Zoo is open 360 days out of the year? Who knew!?

ThenJeff Long, the President & CEO of the Healthy Kids Running Series joins Kristen in the studio to talk about the program’s 10 year history and their upcoming 10th Anniversary celebration on Sunday, May 19th.Join Healthy Kids Running Series on May 19th at Rose Tree Park (1671 N. Providence Road, Media, PA) beginning at 1pm for a family fun day with age appropriate races for kids, noon bounces, food trucks, face painting, a photo booth, and lots more. Registration for 10 Fest Philadelphia is $10 per runner and includes a commemorative anniversary T-shirt and race bib. Family activities are free and open to all. To register and learn more about 10 Fest Philadelphia visit our website at https://runsignup.com/10festphilly.

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