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Disney’s Sleeping Beauty KIDS Presented by Musical Theatre of Anthem  


Anthem, Ariz.  Jan. 15, 2015 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces performances for the popular musical production, Disney’s Sleeping Beauty KIDS. This classic fairy tale comes to life as three fairies – Flora, Fauna and Merryweather – use their magic to save Princess Aurora from the spell of evil sorceress Maleficent.  Songs from the beloved film, including "Once Upon a Dream," accompany fun new songs like "Maleficent!" and "A Little Magic Now" to bring a fresh telling of the story to a new generation of kids and families.  

A talented cast of youth ages 6-9 presents the show February 19-22 in Anthem. The production staff includes Director Cydney Trent, Vocal Director Ginette Rossi, and Choreographer and Production Manager Sarah Brayer. Jackie Hammond is producing the show.     

Performances take place February 19 and 20 at 7:00 p.m., Feb. 21 at 3:00 and 7:00 p.m., and Feb. 22 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ  85086.  Tickets may be purchased online at  Adult tickets are $19 and Students, Seniors and Children 12 and under are $16.  

Music and Lyrics by  Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, George Bruns, Tom Adair, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, Sammy Fain and Jack Lawrence.. Music adapted and arranged and additional music and lyrics by  Bryan Louiselle. Book adapted and additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler.  Disney's Sleeping Beauty KIDS Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).  

Photo: MTA's Disney's Sleeping Beauty KIDS with Keyah Lee as Maleficent and Ellie Kunnari as Princess Aurora.
Photo courtesy of Wade Moran 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.  Supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.



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