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Musical Theatre of Anthem Presents Dear Edwina Jr.  

Anthem, Ariz.  February 1, 2013 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces performances for the hilarious and enduring musical Dear Edwina Jr., which follows the adventures of advice-giver extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple. The talented cast of 10 - 12 year olds from around the Valley presents the show March 14 – 24 in Anthem.  

“Dear Edwina Jr. will be sure to entertain you through various styles of music from 50’s to Jamaican to Country Western and more," said Jackie Hammond, MTA Producing Artistic Director.  The show is directed by Laura O’Meara, vocal directed by Hammond and Ginette Rossi, and choreographed by Sherry Henderson.   

Join Edwina as she directs the kids in the neighborhood in production number after hilarious production number in her "Advice-A-Palooza" extravaganza.  Written in the style of Schoolhouse Rock Live! and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Dear Edwina Jr. is the perfect girl power musical for a new generation.   

Performances take place March 14, 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23 at 7:00 p.m., and March 16, 17, 23 and 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.  

Photos courtesy of Barbara Stitzer Photography

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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