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Chatham, New Jersey native Kimmi Neuschulz stars in Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE!

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Kimmi Neuschulz plays "Katerina Kittycat" in Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE

Daniel Tiger and all his friends from the beloved Emmy Award-winning PBS KIDS television series are hopping back aboard Trolley for DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! coming to The Count Basie Center For The Arts on Thursday, May 19.

Kimmi Neuschulz, a Chatham, New Jersey native who now lives in New York City plays "Katerina Kittycat" in the live show.
Neuschulz joined WBGO Journal host Doug Doyle to talk about her career, her passion for theater and the live show that carries the same values as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood did many years ago.

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Kimmi Neuschulz talks about her love for children's theater and her role as "Katerina Kittycat" in Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE

You can SEE the entire interview with Kimmi Neuschulz here.

When Kimmi Neuschulz was growing up in her home in Chatham, New Jersey, she would dance around the living room and put on puppet shows for her parents. The actress, singer and dancer would eventually get her B.F.A from Ithaca College where she focused much of her education on Children’s theater. She says she definitely looked into the history of Fred Rogers and his highly successful Mister Rogers Neighborhood television show.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE is playing at the Count Basie Center for the Arts May 19

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE! is from Fred Rogers Productions.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 200 awards from organizations like PRNDI, AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.