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Dare To Defy's Dare 2 Inspire: Theatre 4 Young Artists Presents 13

Dare To Defy's Dare 2 Inspire: Theatre 4 Young Artists Presents 13

Dare to Defy Productions presents a Dare 2 Inspire: Theatre 4 Young Artists debut of the musical 13.

A hilarious, coming-of-age musical about discovering that "cool" is sometimes where we least expect it. Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony

Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, (Parade, The Last Five Years, Bridges of Madison County) 13 is a musical about fitting in and standing out!

Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast-paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents' divorce. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order. Can he situate himself on a comfortable link of the food chain... or will he dangle at the end with the outcasts?!?

The 35-member cast is comprised entirely of young local artists aged 10-14. The stories that come to life here are ageless, the emotions they explore timeless, the laughter and the memories they provide priceless.

All performances are in the incredible 675 seat theater located in the Dayton Convention Center.

July 13, 2018 7:00 PM

July 14, 2018 7:00 PM

July 15, 2018 2:00 PM

Tickets Prices range from $10-$35

Tickets can be purchased on-line at

Call (937) 999-9949 for more information.

Dare 2 Inspire aims to make cutting edge and meaningful theatre experiences accessible to all students in the area. Dare 2 Inspire seeks to create an environment where all children feel welcomed, empowered, respected, and supported by adults as well as their peers, using theatrical and pro-social education in addition to the creation of vibrant full-scale productions as the dual platforms for the facilitation of this experience. Through our educational methods and

the processes of our productions, we envision helping create a new generation of confident, articulate, dynamic, and altruistic young people who will make positive impacts on their communities, whether they choose a career in the performing arts or otherwise.


Music & Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown

Book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn

"13" was Commissioned by Center Theater Group, Los Angeles, CA

Subsequently produced for The Goodspeed Opera House by Michael P. Price,Executive Producer

Original Broadway Production Produced by Bob Boyett, Roger Berlind, Tim Levy, Ken Davenport, Ted Hartley, Stacey Mindich, Jan Bergere, Broadway Across America, Sharon Karmazin, Carl Moellenberg, Tom Miller, True Love Productions /Olympus Theatricals and Center Theatre Group

13 Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.comThe videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.

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