THE STORY: Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor…and her country!
Advance tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors and $10 for kids 12 & under. All tickets purchased at the door are $15. Patrons may reserve tickets in advance online at www.townhalltheatre.org or in person or over the phone at the box office, which is open M-TH from 4-7pm at 937-433-8957. The show runs just over an hour with intermission and is recommended for children ages 4 and up.
Centerville middle school students Katie Kress, (Watts) and Lizzy Sundstrom, (Tower Heights) share the role of Mulan, alternating performances. When one is playing Mulan, the other plays the character of Chi Fu.
Since third grade, Katie Kress has been a part of shows at Town Hall, Epiphany Lutheran Church, and Muse Machine. Most recently she appeared as Nancy in Fancy Nancy. Some of her favorite roles include; Scuttle in the Little Mermaid, narrator, in Aladdin, Sugar Plum Fairy in Shrek and Little Girl in Once on This Island. When not on stage Katie enjoys hanging out with friends, traveling with her family and playing with her sister Sarah.
This is Lizzy’s Sundstrom’s 21st production at Town Hall Theatre since taking her first acting class four seasons ago. Some her favorite roles include her role as Sidney in Frosty, Lilly in Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Sour Kangaroo in Seussical the Musical Jr, Dragon In Shrek the Musical, and Wendy in Peter Pan Jr. You may have seen her most recently cast as The Prince in Snow White and the Prince. When she is not at the theatre, Lizzy enjoys vocal ensemble, band, and hanging out with the great friends she has made at the theatre. She thanks audiences for supporting the arts in her community.
Disney’s MULAN JR is presented by the Landmark Children’s Theatre Company, the theatre’s premiere series featuring professional and volunteer adult actors performing with young people. It is directed by Chris Harmon and music directed by Greg Dastillung with choreography by Stacy Gear.
For more information on this production and to find out more about the 2014-2015 Little People…Big Characters season offerings, please contact the Box Office at (937) 433-8957 or log on to our website at www.townhalltheatre.org. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/THTPage!