NEWS & PRESS

DreamStreet Theatre Company:
Helping Adults With Special Needs Shine

By Pamela Wong,September 29, 20
BKLYNER, Arts & culture.
For nearly 20 years, DreamStreet Theatre Company has provided education and inspiration to developmentally disabled adults with a passion for the performing and creative arts.

 

When It Comes to Her Daughter's Future, One Aging Mom Is Learning to Let Go

Beth Greenfield, Senior Writer, ‎February‎ ‎22‎, ‎2015.
YAHOO! Parenting.
When Mary Kate Graham, 40, was a baby, people would often ask her mom if she thought something was awry, as the infant had trouble sitting up and changing position on her own, and was preternaturally quiet. “I kept saying, ‘She’s just a good baby, can’t you believe that?’” Mary Kate’s mom, Maureen, tells Yahoo Parenting.

 

 

Learning to Savor a Full Life, Love Life Included

The New York Times, April 20, 2006
Mary Kate Graham's boyfriend, Gary Ruvolo, is fond of recounting every detail of their first date 13 years ago and each candlelight anniversary dinner since. "God help me," Ms. Graham said, rolling her eyes with affectionate indulgence. Ms. Graham and Mr. Ruvolo, both 32, accept each other's foibles with tenderness. 

 

A Look Inside Park Slope’s Dream Street Theatre Company Ahead Of Their Holiday Performance, “Radio Dreaming”

PARKSLOPE STOOP, Dec. 2014
Brooklyn is chock full of talented artists, musicians, and actors, and Park Slope’s Dream Street Theatre Company is no exception. Now in their 16th year of celebrating our borough’s performers with special needs, DreamStreet is preparing for Radio Dreaming — a holiday show debuting in front of audiences this weekend. 

 

DreamStreet Theatre, Where ‘Wldflowers’ Shine

The Brooklyn Eagle, November 2014
It’s a place where those with special needs can truly shine. For 16 years, Brooklyn’s DreamStreet Theatre Company has been cultivating a unique community of performers. Some 15-20 adult special needs actors, many who have been together for well over a decade, work with teaching artists and special guests in the areas of comedy, song, dance, music and improvisation, creating and performing original musical theatre pieces.