Disney’s Freaky Friday the Musical

Disney’s FREAKY FRIDAY Book by Bridget Carpenter Music by Tom Kitt Lyrics by Brian Yorkey Based on the novel Freaky Friday by MARY RODGERS Orchestrations by Michael Starobin & Tom Kitt Vocal Arrangements by Carmel Dean & Tom Kitt Dance Arrangements & Incidental Music by Tom Kitt Freaky Friday is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI   When an uber-organized mother and her spontaneous teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right. Masquerading as each other, they must work together to solve the mystery of how to break the spell. By spending a day in each other’s shoes, Katherine and Ellie come to appreciate one another in a way they never could have imagined. In the end, both learn the true power of love and the strength of the bond between a mother and daughter in this heartfelt and hilarious adaptation.

Dreamworks Madagascar A Musical Adventure Jr.

Check Back Later for Ticket Availability! Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture Book by KEVIN DELAGUILA Original Music and Lyrics by GEORGE NORIEGA & JOEL SOMEILLAN Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.   Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip Hippo and those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.  Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. follows all your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.  Alex the lion is the main attraction at New York’s Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo, have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity. Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape — with the help of some prodigious penguins — to explore the world.   Thalian Youth Theatre Presents DreamWorks Madagascar the Musical Adventure Jr. Featuring an all rookie cast with free tickets to the public performances Thalian Association Community Theatre has very special plans for the 4th show of the 2023-2024 Youth Theatre season. DreamWorks Madagascar the Musical Adventure Jr. will feature an all-rookie cast with all seats for the six public performances free to the public on a first come basis.  Our goal is to make the magic of live theatre accessible to all families to experience together! The production will be directed by Emily Graham and performed on the 2nd Street Stage at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, Mar. 15 – 24, 2024. Shows are scheduled Fri. – Sat. at 7:30 pm with Sun. matinees at 3:00 pm. The all-rookie production will give youth who have never been cast in a Thalian Association production the chance to participate in a Youth Theatre show.  All roles are available for ages 7 through high school senior. Director Emily Graham will create a special how-to video and flyer explaining the audition, rehearsal, and show process to be distributed to area youth organizations. Audition workshops will be scheduled at a few designated locations November through mid-December. Anyone wishing to audition for DreamWorks Madagascar the Musical Adventure Jr. should call 910-251-1788 beginning Monday December 4th at 10:00 am. The audition will be Saturday January 6th, 10:00 am, at the Community Arts Center, 120 S. 2nd Street and everyone will have an assigned time. Please prepare a 30 second song of your choice to sing a capella and wear comfortable clothing. Free tickets will first be available to area youth organizations in February then open to everyone on a first come basis March 1st. After that date tickets can be reserved at 910-251-1788 or thalian.org. In addition to the six public shows, two daytime … » Continue Reading

Disney Pixar Finding Nemo Jr.

  Book, Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Book Adapted by Lindsay Anderson Music and Orchestrations Adapted and Arranged by Myrna Conn Based on the 2003 Disney / Pixar film Finding Nemo written by Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds and directed by Andrew Stanton Disney’s Finding Nemo JR. Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. Disney’s Finding Nemo JR. is a musical adaptation of the beloved 2003 Pixar movie Finding Nemo, with new music by award-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Frozen). Marlin, an anxious and over-protective clownfish, lives in the Great Barrier Reef with his kid Nemo, who longs to explore the world beyond their anemone home. But when Nemo is captured and taken to Sydney, Marlin faces his fears and sets off on an epic adventure across the ocean. With the help of lovable characters such as optimistic Dory, laid-back sea turtle Crush, and the supportive Tank Gang, Marlin and Nemo both overcome challenges on their journey to find each other and themselves.          

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

By Barbara Robinson In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book and has become a holiday staple for audiences across the United States!  

The Sound of Music: Youth Edition

Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Adapted by Tom Briggs and Timothy Allen McDonald Suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. Featuring the cherished songs, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” and the title number, The Sound of Music won the hearts of audiences worldwide, earning five Tony Awards and five Oscars. The inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, follows Maria, an ebullient postulant who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, the von Trapp family must make a moral decision