Photo Flash: JUNIE B. JONES Returns To Black Box PAC
Wowee-wow-wow! From Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich, the team that brought you Dear Edwina, comes Junie B. Jones The Musical - a heartwarming adaptation of the best-selling book series by Barbara Park. It's the first day of first grade, and a lot is happening: Junie B.'s very best friends have found new pals to hang out with, the words on the blackboard are fuzzy and nonsensical (could this mean she needs ~gasp~ glasses?!?), and Junie B. must find a way to let her talents shine at the big Kickball Tournament! Join Junie B. as she navigates the ups and downs of the school year, featuring a loveable cast of characters, memorable songs, and dances that will make you want to jump up and join in! This comical musical is sure to delight audiences of all ages.
Following last year's successful run at The Black Box Performing Arts Center, Junie B. Jones is back with new friends, different dance numbers, and the same lovable story that is sure to delight fans of all ages!
This production of Junie B. Jones The Musical - presented in special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI) - features a rotating cast of Black Box Repertory Company members, as well as new talent: Samantha Brenner, Tyler Fuentes, Jason Felix, Sara Giacomini, Cassandra Guglielmo, Danielle MacMath, Mikey Miller, and Larissa Terese. This revival run features some brand new choreography, revamped blocking, plus new props and costumes! Director Allison Falkenstern has reinvented Junie B so that both new and returning audiences will be leaving the theatre wanting more!
The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education - in the heart of Teaneck, NJ- just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. Junie B. Jones The Musical continues BBPAC's third full season of professional theater, which includes four more 'mainstage' productions, ongoing immersive late-night rock musicals, ongoing pop musicals for kids, and the development of original works for the stage.
Junie B. Jones plays Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am, now through December 16 (off Thanksgiving weekend) at the Black Box Performing Arts Center (200 Walraven Drive. (just off Palisade Ave., GPS: 290 Walraven Drive), Teaneck, NJ 07666.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for students/seniors, and $12 for children under age 12. Tickets are now available at www.blackboxpac.com. Group rates for 10 or more are available by calling (201) 357-2221. Tickets can also be purchased at the venue; please call (201) 357-2221 for box office hours.
JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIshows.com Adapted from the books JUNIE B. JONES IS A GRADUATION GIRL, JUNIE B. JONES FIRST GRADER AT LAST!, JUNIE B. FIRST GRADER BOSS OF LUNCH, JUNIE B. FIRST GRADER TOOTHLESS WONDER and TOP SECRET PERSONAL BEESWAX, A JOURNAL BY JUNIE B. (AND ME) by Barbara Park. Copyright © 2001, 2001, 2002, 2002, 2003 by Barbara Park. For more about the Junie B. Jones books, visit www.juniebjones.com or a bookstore near you! Originally produced by Theatreworks/USA