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Winnie the Pooh KIDS Presented by Musical Theatre of Anthem  

Anthem, Ariz.  Feb. 1, 2013 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces performances for Disney’s Winnie the Pooh KIDS, the heart-warming musical based on the beloved characters of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film.  Join Winnie the Pooh and the talented cast of 50 youth in the Hundred Acre Wood in Anthem, February 21 – 24.  

“If you liked the Winnie the Pooh movie about the "Backson" and all of Pooh's beloved friends, you will love the live stage version of Disney's Winnie the Pooh KIDS,” said Jackie Hammond, director and vocal director.  “It is very similar to the popular movie and follows the fun-loving story line.” Sarah Brayer is choreographing the show. This show runs without an intermission, but come early to join in the festive pre-show activities in the lobby like face painting, and cookies and lemonade with the characters.  

Performances take place February 21 and 22 at 7:00 p.m., February 23 at 3:00 and 7:00 p.m., and February 24 at 3:00 p.m. at MTA’s performance space, 42323 N. Vision Way, Bldg. 2, Anthem, AZ  85086.  Tickets may be purchased online at  Adult tickets are $18 and Students, Seniors and Children 12 and under are $15.  

Winnie the Pooh KIDS takes place in the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship, and sharing snacks! 

Photo courtesy of Barbara Stitzer.    

About MTA

Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located in Anthem, Arizona.  The mission of MTA is to develop youth and adults within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents.  MTA trains and educates youth so that they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults that empower them and foster their creativity.  MTA’s principles include casting all who audition in select productions, presenting high quality shows that everyone can enjoy, and providing a positive environment where performers can practice teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the pride of accomplishment.



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