Civic 2017-2018 Season – Youth Theatre

A Civic Production
July 28 – 30
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Disney's The Little Mermaid JR.

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater, Book by Doug Wright
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, Music Adapted & Arranged by David Weinstein
July 28 – 30, 2017
at Rohrman Performing Arts Center at Jefferson High School
Directed by Andrew Wolverton

The Civic Youth Theatre Curtains Up Camp presents "Disney's The Little Mermaid JR."

Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney's Broadway production and the motion picture (featuring the enormously popular Academy Award-winning music and delightfully charming book and lyrics). Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories, Disney's The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance...Show details

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A Civic Production
September 29 – October 1
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In Our Own Backyard

by Rachel Lopez
September 29 – October 1, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Mary Dewell

A student suffering the loss of his younger sister is left to struggle through the remainder of his high school career and the torment of the class bully. A story of profound loss, teen angst and violence amongst a group of teenagers navigating their way through a very challenging time; one week prior to a school shooting and one year later.Show details

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A Civic Production
November 17 – 19
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All the World's a Stage

by William Shakespeare, arranged by Mary W. Schaller
November 17 – 19, 2017
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by TJ Rosa

This sampler of Shakespearean scenes revolves around Elizabethan theatre and staging techniques. A central character, the Modern Theatre Student, narrates and keeps order amid chaos. Scenes include the plays-within-plays from Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and various excerpts from other of the bard's works.Show details

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A Civic Production
February 16 – 25
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Disney's The Lion King, Jr.

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Adults11$
Youth6$
Music and Lyrics by Tim Rice and Elton John, Additional Music and Lyrics by Will Van Dyke, Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin, Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi
Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor
February 16 – 25, 2018
at Sunnyside Intermediate School
Directed by Jolivette Anderson-Douoning

Disney's The Lion King has captured the imagination of audiences around the world. The African savannah comes to life with the story of Simba, Rakiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring coming-of-age tale.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, November 27th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow times and details

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A Civic Production
April 6 – 8
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Sideways Stories from Wayside School

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Adults11$
Youth6$
by Louis Sachar, adapted by John Olive
April 6 – 8, 2018
at the Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Neil Radtke

Wayside School is a thirty-story building with one classroom on each floor. Mrs. Jewls is nice and teaches class on the thirtieth story, but watch out for Mrs. Gorf, who turns kids into apples if they give a wrong answer. The zany characters of Wayside School take you on a bizarre classroom journey that promises to thrill and excite the entire family.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, January 29th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow times and details

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