Day turns, today turns, today turns, today…
Peoria, Arizona (January 8, 2015) Theater Works at the
Peoria Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA) announces the opening of 13
THE MUSICAL Friday, January 16th running through Sunday,
Soon to be produced for the big screen by CBS Films, 13
is a musical for teens of all ages, with an unforgettable score by TONY
Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown.
We meet Evan Goldman as he tries to find his place in
the world, navigating his parents’ divorce, his impending Bar Mitzvah, and the
social hierarchy of a new school in a new town. Gradually, he comes to the
conclusions that “cool” can be found where we least expect it, and that
finding our place in the grand scheme of things is part of the journey to
YouthWorks boasts an astonishing young cast,
headlined by Sam Primack, who appeared as Pugsley Addams on the national tour of
The Addams Family.
The production is directed by Johanna Carlisle, who
most recently scored a smashing success as Miss Andrew in Phoenix Theatre’s
acclaimed production of Mary Poppins, and musically directed by Mark 4Man, whose
credits include several prominent Valley theaters.
Evan’s Bar Mitzvah symbolizes the moment when we
grow beyond the Jock, the Geek, the Wannabe and the Princess and begin to
discover who we are.
No matter where you grew up, no matter where you end
up, everyone is the new kid in town at some point…and we’re all a little bit
For more information on 13
THE MUSICAL or to purchase tickets, please call the Theater Works Box
Office at 623.815.7930 Monday - Friday 10am to 4pm or visit www.theaterworks.org.
Theater Works, at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, is in its 29th season of providing exceptional theater to the West Valley. As a destination, it features more than 200 events a year including: live theater, classical concerts, jazz, popular music, dance, comedy, cultural events, festivals, youth and adult education classes and much more. Theater Works is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. For more information, call the box office at 623.815.7930 or visit www.theaterworks.org.
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