BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER and 'TOM SAWYER' Set for SteppingStone in 2012-2013
SteppingStone Theatre, St. Paul's premiere youth theatre, announces its 25th Anniversary Season.
According to Artistic Director Richard Hitchler -- "We're celebrating our great history, and looking forward to a fantastic future. This season's productions will continue SteppingStone Theatre's tradition of shows that highlight the imagination and creativity of our professionally-trained youth performers.
SteppingStone Theatre’s mission is to develop the whole child by using educational theatre programs, and fully staged productions to build self-esteem, confidence, and a sense of community while celebrating diversity in a supportive, non-competitive atmosphere with programs that foster creativity, self-expression and self-confidence; teaching children and youth about history, diverse cultures, literature and the arts while making learning engaging and entertaining; and help to create in youth a lifelong appreciation for the arts.
The season includes:
Adventures of Tom Sawyer
By Mark Jensen, based on the book by Mark Twain. Music by Gary Rue
Oct. 19-Nov. 4, 2012
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
by Barbara Robinson, based on her popular book
November 30-December 23, 2012
Ruby! The Story of Ruby Bridges
By Christina Ham. Music by Gary Rue
February 1 24, 2013
Kickin' It Irish
A Concert Performance featuring the Two Tap Trio & O¹Shea Irish Dance
March 8 17, 2013
Heartbeat of the Drum
By Sara Dejoras, Music by Ochen Kaylen
April 26 May 19, 2013
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (& the Frog Prince Continued)
By Kent Stephens, based on the popular books by Jon Scieszka. Music by Gary
July 13 August 4, 2013
All performances are in SteppingStone Theatre's new home, a beautifully
renovated 100-year-old architectural gem located in the Historic Hill District of St.
Performance dates, times, prices and tickets are available at (651) 225-9265