Children's Summer Playhouse: Miss Nelson is Missing

•Adapted from the books "Miss Nelson is Missing!" and "Miss Nelson is Back!" by Harry Allard, illustrated by James Marshall
•Book, Music & Lyrics by Joan Cushing

Miss Nelson’s class is the worst-behaved in the whole school. One day, Miss Nelson does not come to school, and the class gets Viola Swamp, a scary substitute who assigns homework from hell. The search is on for Miss Nelson. Hopefully the students of Room 207 will find her before it’s too late – for them! Lessons of respect and appreciation. Winner – 2003 National Children’s Theatre Festival Award, Best New Musica


Children's Summer Playhouse: Sleeping Beauty

Princess Talia is called 'little beauty' by her family. Her jealous Aunt curses her so that on her 16th birthday she will prick her finger on a spinning wheel and fall asleep forever. A good fairy is able to change the spell so she and her kingdom will sleep until a hero comes to save them. When Little Beauty's 16th birthday arrives, the adventurous and brave Princess and her best friend Freya sneak out of the palace, where the curse comes true. Can Freya save the Princess, and the kingdom of Perce forest by herself? Can friendship and loyalty overcome even the strongest dark magic? Find out in this musical adventure!


DANCE PRINCESS FAIRY TALES! – Young Princesses Ages: 3–7yrs

Monday-Friday July 16-20, 2018    Time: 9:30am-Noon $120/ Week.
Once upon a time in a land far away, Ballerinas twirl and whirl in a beautiful Fairy Tale land. Young princess from near and far come dressed in their favorite Princess outfits to spend time learning and dancing as the beloved princesses in the world. Learn ballet, creative dance; create a tiara and magic wand.  Learn stories from Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty. Create and perform a Dance from a great Princess Fairy Tales. This is a little girls HEAVEN!!! Princess week ends with a performance.  The show begins at 12:00 on Friday for family and friends.


Children's Summer Playhouse: Junie B. Jones

A delightful adaptation of four of Barbara Park's best-selling books! It is 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.


Children's Summer Playhouse: The Stinky Cheese Man

Though the characters may be familiar, each of your favorite storybook fables is uproariously derailed in this adaptation of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith's quintessential children's book of fractured fairy tales. Everything from "Chicken Little" to "The Gingerbread Man" gets a complete makeover. Fun music and witty narration accompany the likes of ineloquent giants, sassy barnyard animals, colossal cow pies, and enough stinky cheese to go around.


MTC Presents "Broadway Kids III."

The award-winning, non-profit Moorestown Theater Company, which is celebrating its 15th Anniversary Season this year, presents "Broadway Kids III" at Hope Community Church (235 W. Main Street) on these dates and times.

August 23 at 7 PM

August 24 at 10 AM, 2 PM, & 7 PM

August 25 at 10 AM & 2 PM

MTC’s fourth all-pre-teen summer cast will present a new musical revue highlighting songs from such favorite musicals as "Hamilton", "Moana", "Anastasia", and "Guys And Dolls", among others.

Come and see MTC's cast of children bring this original musical revue to life. All tickets are reserved and are available at MoorestownTheaterCompany.org or at the door. All ticket prices are $12. For more information, call 856 / 778-8357.


MTC Presents "Willy Wonka, Jr."

The award-winning, non-profit Moorestown Theater Company, which is celebrating its 15th Anniversary Season this year, presents "Willy Wonka, Jr." at Hope Community Church (235 W. Main Street) on these dates and times.

Wednesday, August 2 at 7 PM

Thursday, August 3 at 10 AM, 2 PM and 7 PM

Friday, August 4 at 10 AM & 2 PM

MTC will present the Roald Dahl musical that features such beloved characters as ‘Augustus Gloop’, ‘Veruca Salt’, ‘Violet Beauregard’, ‘Mike Teevee’, ‘Charlie Bucket’, the ‘Oompa-Loompas’, and, of course, the title character. The six-to-17-year-old cast will sing such favorites as “The Candy Man”, “Cheer Up, Charlie”, “Think Positive”, “(I’ve Got A) Golden Ticket”, “I Want It Now”, and “Pure Imagination”.

Come and see MTC’s cast of children bring this musical to life. All tickets are reserved and are available at MoorestownTheaterCompany.org or at the door. All ticket prices are $12. For more information, call 856 / 778-8357.


MTC Presents "The Wizard of Oz"

The award-winning, non-profit Moorestown Theater Company, which is celebrating its 15th Anniversary Season this year, presents "The Wizard of Oz" at Hope Community Church (235 W. Main Street) on these dates and times.

July 20 at 7 PM

July 21 at 7 PM

July 22 at 2 PM and 7 PM

July 23 at 2 PM

July 26 at 7 PM

July 27 at 7 PM

July 28 at 7 PM

July 29 at 2 PM and 7 PM

A 64-member all-ages cast, directed by MTC’s Producing Artistic Director Mark Morgan, will perform this musical with such well-known songs as “Follow The Yellow Brick Road”, “If I Only Had A Brain / A Heart / The Nerve”, “We’re Off To See The Wizard”, “Merry Old Land Of Oz”, “King Of The Forest”, “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead”, and the Oscar winning “(Somewhere) Over The Rainbow”.

Come and see MTC's cast bring this classic musical to life. All tickets are reserved and are available at MoorestownTheaterCompany.org or at the door. All ticket prices are $17 (for Adults) and $13 (for Seniors and Students). For more information, call 856 / 778-8357.


MTC Presents "Disney's High School Musical, Jr."

The award-winning, non-profit Moorestown Theater Company, which is celebrating its 15th Anniversary Season this year, presents "Disney's High School Musical, Jr." at Hope Community Church (235 W. Main Street) on these dates and times.

July 12 at 7 PM

July 13 at 10 AM, 2 PM, & 7 PM

July 14 at 10 AM & 2 PM

This recent Disney franchise started with this musical about the students at East High School. It features these favorite songs: “Start Of Something New”, “Get’cha Head In The Game”, “Breaking Free”, “Stick To The Status Quo”, and, of course, “We’re All In This Together”. A 77-member cast will present the story of ‘Troy’, ‘Gabriella’, ‘Ryan’, ‘Sharpay’, ‘Chad’, ‘Taylor’, ‘Coach Bolton’, ‘Mrs. Darbus’, and the rest of the ‘Wildcats’.

Come and see MTC's cast of 77 performers bring this Disney musical to life. All tickets are reserved and are available at MoorestownTheaterCompany.org or at the door. All ticket prices are $12. For more information, call 856 / 778-8357.


Stockton’s Summer Playhouse Children’s Series

GALLOWAY, N.J. – The Stockton Performing Arts Center, in conjunction with The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, will premiere its Stockton Playhouse summer children’s theatre lineup with Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach” on Wednesday, July 20.

Also coming up in the series are “The Princess and the Pirate” on Wednesday, July 27; and “Pinkalicious The Musical” on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

Show time is 10:30 a.m. and the productions will be presented in the Campus Theatre, located in the Campus Center on the main Galloway campus, 101 Vera King Farris Drive. Tickets are $12 and may be ordered online at stockton.edu/pac or by calling the Box Office at (609) 652- 9000. The Box Office is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 90 minutes before the performance. For group sales, call (609) 652-4786.

Wednesday, July 20: Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach” Roald Dahl’s beloved classic takes the stage in a new musical that is perfect for the entire family. One boy, two awful aunts, five larger-than-life insects, and a giant peach! What happens when magic crystals cause a withered old tree to create the largest and most magnificent peach ever seen? Luckily, a boy named James and a handful of bugs just happen to be nearby when the peach finally snaps free of its stem, and it sweeps them along on a marvelous adventure. From Tony-nominated creators Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Wednesday, July 27: “The Princess and the Pirate” A World Premiere Production! What do you think happens when a Princess lives right next door to a Pirate? It’s not easy staying prim, proper and polite with so much swashbuckling going on in your neighbor’s backyard! Tea time turns into a food fight, a phony treasure map leads to a -more- -continued from page 1- royal abduction and a storm at sea brings more trouble than anybody bargained for! But with a little imagination, Captain Jackson and Princess Cecily figure out how to turn their rivalry into an unlikely friendship.

Wednesday, Aug. 3: “Pinkalicious The Musical” Pinkalicious loves pink and wants everything in her life to be pink. Her dream is to radiate pink. After over-indulging in pink cupcakes, she wakes up pink. She is thrilled to be pink and have her dream come true. Her parents take her to the doctor, and she is diagnosed with pinkititis. On the way home, Pinkalicious plays at the playground but is attacked by birds and bees when she is mistaken for a pink flower.

Her best friend doesn't even recognize her as she is camouflaged in the garden. At home, she eats another cupcake, and the next morning she wakes up red and develops pink eye pinkititis whereby she can only see the color pink. Now she must do something to fix her predicament. She bravely follows the doctor's order to eat green food. Due to her new resolve, Pinkalicious is transformed back to normal. Pinkalicious has learned self-control and to be careful for what you wish for. Her brother, on the other hand, has eaten the last cupcake, turns pink, and shouts with glee: Pink-A-Boo! For patrons with special needs, the Stockton Performing Arts Center offers wheelchair-accessible seating, large-type programs and listening-assistive devices. Please identify any needs you may have when making a reservation.

The Stockton Performing Arts Center, the Jersey Shore’s Center for the Arts, is located on the campus of Stockton University, on Vera King Farris Drive, off Jimmie Leeds Road, in Galloway Township. Just 12 miles west of Atlantic City, the center is easily accessible from the Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.