Category Archives: Youth Theatre

WILLY WONKA JR Runs March 30-April 1

Rise Up Performing Arts
March 30-April 1
Fairfield Freshman Building Theatre

Directed by Sarah Grace McCollough

The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film, in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight.

  • Fri, March 30 at 7pm
  • Sat, March 31 at 6pm & 8pm
  • Sun, April 1 at 1pm, 5pm & 7pm

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Inspiring Arts Productions
March 23-26
MU Hamilton Parrish Auditorium

Official cast list (scroll down)

Set on a rocky Cornish coast, this musical comedy tells the story of a bumbling group of pirates and their young charge Frederic, who has decided it’s time to hang up the sword and become a respectable gentleman. As the pirates attempt to bring him back into the fold, there are confrontations with the police and romantic entanglements with the Major General’s daughters.

  • Thu-Fri, March 23-24 at 7pm
  • Sat, March 25 at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sun, March 26 at 3pm

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ArtsConnect in Springfield Township Puts On LION KING KIDS!

AC_Lion King KidsArtsConnect in Springfield Township is partnering with Performing Arts Inc. to offer children’s theater experiences! Kids of all ages and levels are welcome and everyone makes it into the show. There will be 8 weeks of rehearsals for Lion King Kids at Brent Elementary School and then 2 community performances held at Finneytown High School theater. Theater classes help to build confidence, strengthen voices, broaden skills and talent, and connect with friends.

$150 for non-members of ArtsConnect per 8-week rehearsal, $135 for members of ArtsConnect per 8-week rehearsal

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LEGALLY BLONDE the Musical Jr. Runs Feb. 17-19

ACTUP_Legally BlondeLEGALLY BLONDE the Musical Jr. 
Acting Up
Feb. 17-19
Mason Community Center

Legally Blonde Jr. follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. When Elle’s boyfriend, Warner, dumps her and heads to Harvard, claiming she’s not “serious” enough, Elle takes matters into her own hands, crafting a showy song-and-dance personal essay and charming her way into law school. Befriending classmate, Emmett, and spunky hairdresser, Paulette, along the way, Elle finds that books and looks aren’t mutually exclusive. As Elle begins outsmarting her peers, she realizes that law may be her natural calling after all.

  • Fri, Feb. 17 at 7pm
  • Sat, Feb. 18 at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sun, Feb. 19 at 2pm

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ROBIN HOOD Runs Jan. 27-29

THT_Robin Hood logoROBIN HOOD
Town Hall Theatre
Jan. 27-29

Robin Hood, the outlaw of Sherwood Forest, leads a merry life with his followers. The citizens of the forest oppose wicked Prince John.  He’s taken the place of King Richard the Lion-Hearted, who has gone to the Holy Land on a crusade.  One day a caravan cuts through the wood.  In the convoy is Robin’s childhood sweetheart, Maid Marian, ward of King Richard.  Alas, the evil Lady Merle of Cornwall plans to force Marian to marry the Prince in an effort to make John more acceptable to the people of England.  It’s up to Robin to stop the marriage, defeat a nasty sheriff and secure Nottingham for the king’s return.

  • Fri, Jan. 27 at 7pm
  • Sat-Sun, Jan. 28 at 3pm

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