Diego Junior Theatre Presents Pilot Production of Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.
Local youths from throughout San
Diego County are
performing in the pilot stage production of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.,”
presented by San Diego Junior Theatre.
The musical celebrates the tale of a boy who never grows up and whisks
friends away on an unforgettable adventure. “Disney’s
Peter Pan Jr.” runs April 27 through May 13 at Balboa
Park’s Casa del Prado Theatre on Fridays at 7 p.m. and weekends at 2 p.m.
Ticket range from $8 to $14 and are available online at juniortheatre.com or by
calling (619) 239-8355.
thrilled to be collaborating with Disney on this presentation,” says San Diego
Junior Theatre artistic director, Desha Crownover. Based on Disney’s
1953 animated feature film version of Sir James Matthew Barrie’s original
play, the show includes
“The Second Star to the
Right,” “You Can Fly!,” “Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me)” “Never
Smile at a Crocodile” and other songs from the movie.
Crownover, who is also directing
this performance, says “the production showcases the devotion and talent of
more than 110 of our students onstage and behind the curtain. The non-cast
members prepare costumes, apply make-up, run the stage lights and handle all of
the many other fundamental theater responsibilities.”
Founded in 1948, San Diego Junior
Theatre is the oldest youth theater in the United States. Positively affecting
students of all abilities, ages 4 through 18, it thrives through show ticket
sales, class and camp enrollments and the generosity of its alumni and community
members. Contributions to San Diego Junior Theatre are tax-deductible.
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