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Musical Theatre of Anthem Announces Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr.  

Anthem, Ariz.  April 25, 2015 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces the fun-filled performance of Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr., a full-scale production in a summer workshop format.  This no-cut show for ages 8-14 rehearses June 8-19, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Musical Theatre of Anthem.  

The Emmy® Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series and pop culture phenomenon follows Tom, a young school teacher who is nervous about his first day of teaching. He tries to relax by watching TV when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music. Memorable songs as "Just A Bill," "Lolly, Lolly, Lolly," and "Conjunction Junction" bring his lesson plans vividly to life. Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. is the perfect summer show with lots of singing, dancing, prop-making, and even academic learning.  

The production staff includes director Laura O’Meara, vocal director Jackie Hammond, and co-choreographers Danielle Cicogna and Alyssa Angieri. Register online at  Payment is due upon registration, and a 10% sibling discount is available.  Rehearsals take place at Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ  85086.

 Performances run June 19 and 20 at 7:00 p.m., and June 20 and 21 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at  Adult tickets are $19 and Students, Seniors and Children 12 and under are $16.  

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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