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Northeast Times | December 5, 2021

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Casa Manana Presents Junie B. Jones, The Musical

Casa Manana Presents Junie B. Jones, The Musical

Casa Mañana Theatre presents Junie B. Jones the Musical as part of the 2015 – 2016 Children’s Theatre season, presented by Northstar Bank. Tickets are on sale now.

 

It’s Junie B.’s first day of first grade and a lot of things have changed for her: Junie’s friend Lucille doesn’t want to be her best pal anymore, and on the bus, Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. Also, Junie has trouble reading the blackboard and her teacher Mr. Scary thinks she may need glasses. Throw in a friendly cafeteria lady, a kickball tournament and a “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal,” and first grade has never been more exciting.

 

Junie B Jones the Musical stars Laura Wetsel as “Junie B.” Ms. Wetsel is a favorite in the community, after playing popular roles such as “Pinkalicious.” Other cast members include: Brynn Smith as “Lucille/Bobbi Jean Piper,” Brandon Wilhelm as “Herb/Chenille,” Parker Fitzgerald as “Sheldon/Camille/Lennie,” Kelsey Martin as “Mother/May/Grace” and Major Attaway as “Father/Mr. Scary/Mrs. Gutzman.”

The show is directed by Casa’s director of children’s theatre and education, Noah Putterman, and choreographed by Jeremy Dumont. Additional creative team members include Samuel Rushen as lighting, Katie Dill as scenic designer, Kyle McCord as sound designer, Tammy Spencer as costume designer and Catherine Petty-Rogers as hair, wig and make-up designer.

 

Ticket prices range from $16 to $35 and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or by visiting www.casamanana.org. Tickets are also available at the Casa Mañana Theatre box office, 3101 West Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth.

 

Performance dates and times are as follows: Friday, October 16 at 7 p.m., Saturday, October 17 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Sunday, October 18 at 2 p.m., Friday, October 23 at 7 p.m., Saturday, October 24 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Sunday, October 25 at 2 p.m., Friday, October 30 at 7 p.m., Saturday, October 31 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., and Sunday, November 1 at 2 p.m.

 

About Casa Mañana

Casa Mañana Theatre has been bringing professional Broadway and Children’s Theatre to Fort Worth for more than 50 years. As a performing arts organization, Casa Mañana strives to create, nurture and advance live professional theatre unparalleled in artistic excellence for the enrichment and education of its diverse community and its future generations of artists and patrons. Casa Mañana’s Broadway and Children’s Theatre productions are seen by nearly 200,000 people annually and over 60,000 school children attend its Children’s Theatre productions each year. Learn more at www.casamanana.org.