“Lyle the Crocodile” Surfaces in September

San Diego Junior Theatre premieres “Lyle the Crocodile” on Friday, Sept. 11 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 27 at the La Jolla YMCA Firehouse, near the corner of Herschel Avenue and Wall Street. Suitable for audience members of all ages, the show is based on Bernard Waber’s popular children’s book series about a lovable reptile. Performances are Fridays at 7 p.m., as well as weekends at 2 and 4 p.m. Admission is $13 for adults and $11 for kids 2 to 14 and seniors 60 and up. Tickets are available online at, by phone at (619) 239-8355, and one hour before each show at the Firehouse. 

“Lyle the Crocodile” tells the tale of the Primms and their son Joshua, who finds a crocodile in the tub of the family’s new apartment in New York City . Directed by San Diego Junior Theatre alumna Emily Shackelford, the production features a cast of 20 youths from all over San Diego County .

San Diego Junior Theatre is dedicated to enriching youths throughout the county by fostering their development of creativity and self-esteem, as well as enjoyment of theater arts. Through workshops, day camps, live productions and community involvement, thousands of young people have been benefiting from this private, non-profit group.

Founded in 1948, San Diego Junior Theatre is the oldest youth theater in the United States . The organization positively affects students of all abilities, ages 4 through 18, and thrives through show ticket sales, class and camp enrollments, and the generosity of its alumni and community members. Contributions made to San Diego Junior Theatre are tax-deductible.




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