Northwest Children's Theater and School Presents
Our 2011-12 Season Announcement
Exciting things are happening at Northwest Children’s Theater and School!
For our nineteenth year, we are delighted to announce a new season that builds on last year’s record artistic successes and unprecedented audience acclaim. Our patrons have told us what they like, and we have listened! Featuring contemporary favorites, vintage classics and two brand-new adaptations, this season is about moving forward, taking chances and being courageous, bringing theater’s newest audiences on a journey toward an inspiring future. We proudly present… The 2011-12 Season of Plays!
JUNIE B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!
By Allison Gregory, Based on the books by Barbara Park
She’s back! Independent, impatient, sometimes impertinent, the outrageously funny Junie B. reminds us all that growing up can be tough! Don’t miss this feisty, first-grade phenomenon from one of the best-selling children’s series of all time!
OCT 8-30, 2011
Music and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, Adapted for the Stage by Leslie Bricusse and Tim McDonald, Based on the book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl
It’s a sticky-sweet confection of ‘Pure Imagination’! Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this musical adaptation, with classic songs from the Oscar-nominated family film.
DEC 9, 2011 – JAN 1, 2012
Adapted by James W. Moore, Composed by Richard E. Moore
Get set for a hip new tale of the girl with the tresses trapped in a tower! With a live youth band, this indie rock musical full of humor and adventure features a hapless prince, evil powers and a twist on the traditional tangled tale. An NWCT World Premiere!
JAN 27 - FEB 19, 2012
Adapted by Kevin Kling from the book ‘What Do People Do All Day?” by Richard Scarry, Lyrics by Kevin Kling and Michael Koerner, Music by Michael Koerner
Busytown is buzzing with activity. But what do people do all day? Take a tour of Huckle Cat’s lively neighborhood to see! Meet Sergeant Murphy, Farmer Alfalfa, Dr. Lion, Grocer Cat and more as Richard Scarry’s intricate Busytown books come to life!
MAR 17 - APR 1, 2012
EL ZORRITO: The Legend of the Boy Zorro
By Milo Mowery, Composed by Rodolfo Ortega
“En un mundo sin reglas”: in a world without rules, “en un pueblo sin esperanza”: in a town without hope, “un nìno escucha la llamada de un héroe”: one boy heeds the hero’s call! Come celebrate our first bilingual adventure story about integrity, justice and the creation of a legend. An NWCT World Premiere!
MAY 4-27, 2012
FOR INQURIES OR INFORMATION ON FEATURE ARTICLE IDEAS,
CONTACT NWCT PRESS REPRESENTATIVE MARRI-BETH SERRITELLA
AT (503) 528-1370 OR MB@SUCHAPRODUCTION.COM.
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CALL (503) 222-2190 OR VISIT WWW.NWCTS.ORG.
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