Press Release - NWCT 2014-2015 Season


PRESS RELEASE: Northwest Children’s Theater’s 22nd Season is “Practically Perfect in Every Way” 

Friday, July 11, 2014

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Adapted by Jeff Sanders

The game is afoot! In the close quarters of 221B Baker Hall, young Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are unlikely boarding school roommates. But when a visiting magician’s performance goes mysteriously awry, they must join together to unravel the secrets of Criterion Academy. This fun, fast-paced reboot introduces a new generation to “the world’s most famous detective!”

Sept. 27 - Oct. 26, 2014

Sat & Sun 11 am & 3 pm

Most enjoyed by ages 6 and up


A musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film; Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe; Book by Julian Fellowes; Co-created by Cameron Mackintosh

The beloved flying nanny lands on the NWCT stage in this adaptation of the classic film turned Broadway musical hit. Filled with memorable songs, soaring dance numbers, and spoonfuls of imagination Mary Poppins is the perfect way to spend “a jolly holiday!”

Dec. 6, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015

Days vary, all shows Noon & 4 pm

Most enjoyed by ages 5 and up


Adapted by Anita Menon, Sarah Jane Hardy and John Ellingson

This original adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic tells the story of a mischievous young boy and his adventures in the jungles of India; featuring a cast of fantastical characters, traditional Indian dance and more than a dash of “Bollywood!” NWCT’s The Jungle Book is created in partnership with Anita Menon’s Anjali School of Dance.

Jan. 31 - Mar. 1, 2015

Sat & Sun Noon & 4 pm

Most enjoyed by ages 5 and up


Adapted by Milo Mowery and Rodolfo Ortega

NWCT’s 22nd Season ends with a splash! This musical tale of a girl longing for life above the waves travels under the sea and high into the air with the help of the A-WOL Dance Collective! An NWCT World Premiere Adaptation!

April 25 - May 25, 2015

Sat & Sun 12 & 4 pm

Most enjoyed by ages 5 and up




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WHEN: April 26 - May 26, 2014

WHERE: NW Neighborhood Cultural Center • 1819 NW Everett Street, Portland • Participants pick up their event programs and start tour here.

TICKETS: 503-222-4480 or online at

INFO: 503-222-4480 or


Release Date: July 10, 2014

Kill Date: May 25, 2014

Media Contact: To set up interviews or discuss other possibilities for feature stories, please contact: Marri-Beth Serritella, Sucha Production, Inc. at 503-528-1370 or





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