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Charming, Engaging & Educational Live Theater for Kids


2012 2013 ChildrensTheater FacebookPaper Mill Playhouse Announces Children’s Programming for December 2012

JOIN US FOR BIG FUN ON THE BIG STAGE!

 

 

Charming, Engaging & Educational Live Theater for Children 

(Millburn, NJ) Paper Mill Playhouse, (Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Direct; Todd Schmidt, Managing Director) a not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to rediscovering and re-imagining classic musicals and plays, is proud to announce Children’s Theater programming for December 2012. The Children’s Theater Series provides charming, engaging and educational performances perfect for children. Take a special child you know on an adventure they’re sure to remember; all of the shows in The Children’s Theater Series are fun-filled and rich with audience participation and excitement.

 

“There’s nothing quite like a live theater experience,” said Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director at Paper Mill Playhouse. “Our Children’s Theater Series presents parents with the opportunity to provide their children with wonderful memories.”

 

All shows take place on select Saturdays or Sundays.  All shows are at 10:00am.  Tickets range in price from $12.00 to $20.00. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973-376-4343, or at the Paper Mill Box Office on Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org. Paper Mill Playhouse gift cards, available in any denomination, can be purchased at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express accepted. The December 2012 Season of Children’s Programming is below.

 

AMBER BROWN IS NOT A CRAYON

Saturday, December 1, 2012, at 10am

ARTSPOWER NATIONAL TOURING THEATRE 

Told in a uniquely funny and forthright style, this is the story of feisty young Amber Brown, who refuses to let her problems get the better of her. You’ll laugh and cry with Amber as she learns some valuable lessons about the virtues of patience and the meaning of friendship.

 

BUNNICULA

Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 10am

THEATREWORKSUSA 

A floppy-eared bunny with mysterious habits is staking out his place in TheatreworksUSA’s spine-tingling new musical co-written by Tony-nominated playwright Charles Busch and based on the best-selling books by James & Deborah Howe: BUNNICULA!

 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Sunday, December 9, 2012, at 10am

THEATREWORKSUSA 

Catch the holiday spirit with Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and all the rest in this heartwarming musical based on the Dickens classic.

 

OTHERWISE KNOWN AS SHEILA THE GREAT

Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 10am 

ARTSPOWER NATIONAL TOURING THEATRE 

Being a 10-year-old kid is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is . . . well, just plain painful! Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the Great, comes of age in this lively and poignant musical about discovering the person within.

 

A LITTLE PRINCESS CHRISTMAS

Saturday, December 22, 2012, at 10am

ARTSPOWER NATIONAL TOURING THEATRE 

Spirited Sara Crewe goes from riches to rags when her doting father disappears, leaving her in the clutches of the evil Miss Minchin. Now it’s up to Sara and her friend Becky to save themselves while keeping up hope that Captain Crewe will return to save their Christmas.

 

PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE, a not-for-profit arts organization, is one of the country's leading regional theaters.  Paper Mill Playhouse programs are 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.  Paper Mill Playhouse is a member of Theatre Communications Group, the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, the Council of Stock Theatres, and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

 

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Shayne Austin Miller

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