DREXEL HILL, PA – April 5, 2018 – The the distinguished family-theater company Theatreworks USA brings the musical “Junie B. Jones,” based on the beloved children’s book series by Barbara Park, to Upper Darby Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 20 at 7 pm. The sixty-minute performance is ideal for children ages 4 years old and up.
Tickets for the performance are $10 – $12. UDPAC members save $1. Tickets may be purchased online at www.udpac.org or by calling the box office at 610.622.1189. Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue in Drexel Hill.
Outspoken, precocious, lovable Junie B. Jones stars in a colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, the annual kickball tournament, and other various first-grade angst-ridden situations. Young audience members will enjoy following Junie’s adventures as she writes down the story of her life in her “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal.”
This new musical is based on four volumes in Barbara Park’s “Junie B. Jones” series of books, illustrated by Denise Brunkus and published by Random House: “Junie B, First Grader (at Last!);” “Junie B, Boss of Lunch;” “Junie B, One-Man Band;” and “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax: A Journal by Junie B (and Me!).”
Theatreworks USA is America’s largest and foremost equity theatre company for young and family audiences. Theatreworks USA’s mission is to create imaginative and sophisticated shows that are entertaining and thought provoking, and to ensure that the shows are accessible to audiences across America including disadvantaged youth and under-served communities. Theatreworks USA supports new work development and many well-known actors got their first Equity job with the company.
The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is easily accessible from the Main Line, Center City and the Blue Route. Parking is free.
The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center and Upper Darby Summer Stage are jointly sponsored by the Upper Darby School District Board of School Directors and Upper Darby Township Mayor and Council through the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services.
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Contact Lauren Stevenson Yacina | UDPAC.LaurenSY@gmail.com