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"Mysterious…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

"Prospect.3: Notes…

Nov 01, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015
Prospect New Orleans, the International Contemporary Art Biennial,  will… more

"The Buccaneer" …

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
The 1938 cinematic masterpiece about the Battle of New Orleans. more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Nov 01, 2014 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Girl Scout Daisies:…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
Come visit the Discovery Garden for a day of exploration, learning, friendship,… more

Greater Baton Rouge…

Nov 1 - 2, 2014
Carnival rides, food, music, kids' activities, animal shows, games, exhibits. more

JPAS Presents Waiting…

Nov 1 - 2, 2014
JPAS presents the hit musical comedy all about working in the service industry,… more

Kalin and Myles-Chase…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
You would never know from watching them perform that Kalin and Myles only met… more

Lakefront Classic…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014

New Orleans Halloween…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
If you thought that the only time of the year for great entertainment in New… more

Opening Pathways to…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
Opening Pathways to Democracy, hosted by actor Ameer Baraka, is a multimedia… more

Pan American Life…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
Get in the spirit of El Dia de los Muertos - The Day of the Dead - with this… more

Sacred to the Memory…

Nov 1 - 17, 2014
Showcasing both the historic Hermann-Grima House museum and St. Louis Cemetery… more

Southern Rep presents…

Nov 1 - 2, 2014
In a remote cabin deep in the woods, an old crone spins a spellbinding tale… more

Strike for STEM

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
Core Element's Strike for STEM 2014 is a 70's theme bowling challenge with live… more

The End is Near: The…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
The House of Shock Haunted House and Halloween Festival launches its final… more

The Mysterious…

Nov 1 - 23, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

The New Orleans…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
Gather with the Witches of New Orleans to kick off the dark half of the year… more

The Victory Belles…

Nov 1 - 19, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

The Victory Belles…

Nov 01, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

"Mysterious…

Nov 1 - 1, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

JPAS Theatre Kids! Production of Disney's CINDERELLA, KIDS! March 23-April 1 at Westwego Performing Arts Theatre

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Anna Toujas Rosenberg
504-885-2000 ext. 205

Jefferson Performing Arts Society's Theatre Kids! take the stage once again in their production of the musical Disney's CINDERELLA, KIDS!

Jefferson Performing Arts Society's Theatre Kids! take the stage once again in their production of the musical Disney's CINDERELLA, KIDS! (Music and Lyrics by Mack David and Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston, Book adapted by Marcy Heisler, Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle) at the Westwego Performing Arts Theatre, 177 Sala Ave. in Westwego, March 23, 24, 15 & April 1 with performances Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30PM and Saturdays & Sunday matinees at 2PM. Joy Chun directs a double cast of over 100 kids ages 7-12, with choreography by Kellen Frisch. Edward R. Cox joins the Theatre Kids! team once again lending his whimsical designs to scenery. Tickets are only $10 for kids (12 and under), $15 for Students/Seniors, and $18 for Adults. For tickets call 504-885-2000 or visit http://www.jpas.org/.

JPAS Theatre Kids! take the stage once more in another classic Disney tale brought to life through song and dance on stage! Performed by an all-kid cast, the timeless fairy tale meets the magic of Disney in this adaptation of the treasured animated film. Poor Cinderella is endlessly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters, and denied a chance to go to the Royal Ball. With a little help from her mice friends, and a lot of help from her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella goes to the ball, meets the Prince, and falls in love! With a beautiful score including "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" and the classic "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo," this musical will charm its way into your heart, and remind you that dreams really can come true.

This production is double-cast between the Anastasia and Drizella Casts with alternating performances.

The Anastasia Cast Stars: Shay Adams, Mariana-Isabelle G. Alvarez, Virginia Babin, Emma Barnes, Shannon Blackden, Alexis Bonura, Madison Bourge, Alexis Breaux, Celia Claire Candies, Lillian Cazabon, Emily Clulee, Madeline Colombo, Catherine Grace Connick, Colleen Daly, Zoie Davis, Hannah Diaz, Dhaun Domingue, Rose Doskey, Leah Doubleday, Bailry Dufrene, Kaleb Dufrene, Julianne Fincher, Sophia Happoldt, Bree Hollis, Darren Jones, Jamiry Kaywood, Andrew King, Emily Kreller, Rachel Laufer, Chloe Mahl, Stephanie L. Mayer, Katherine Mo, Real Nero, Jaden Norris, Skylar Olano, Sakiya Peabody, Claire Perez, Jocelyn Rivarde, Isabella Robeaux, Emma Robert, Megan Rojas, Ada Rome, Kayla Rouzan, Madilyn Sanderson, Zoe Schaeffer, Harmony Schreefel, Claire Sekinger, Jaden Warner, Lauryn Williams, TajaLe Wilson

The Drizella Cast Stars: Ciara Allemand, Lindsey Battaglia, Maise Baudier, Kalli Bayer, Claire Bourgeois, Morgan Breaux, Olivia Buras, Jeremy Burkart, Heavon Butler, Ethan Carroll, Jasmin Castro, Leonel Castro, Jonas Cheramie, Lainey Cheramie, Harleigh Dahl, Ellie Dalton, Faith Davenport, Claire Dinwiddie, Mia Ditta, Cayci Evans, Rylie Gaubert, Dallas George, Emily Gibbons, Grace Gibbons,Kailei Hinton, Gabrielle Jackson, Sophia Lucurto, Mattie Majeau, Danielle McCartney, Megan McCartney, Camille Melguizo, Sholly Miller, Sage Mitchell, Mia Muhleisen, Hannah Nwosu, Alyssa Pacaccio, Keagan Peer, Emma Pierce, Emma Potts, Amyre Powell, Sydney Rachel, Hrilina Ramrakhiani, Elissa Roberts, Alaina Romaguera, Alexis Romaguera, Lindsey Scheibe, Caleb St Pierre, Noah St Pierre, Anna Kathryn Stark, Caroline Swaboda, Jacqueline Tommeraas, Amirah Washington

Disney's CINDERELLA, KIDS! (Music and Lyrics by Mack David and Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston, Book adapted by Marcy Heisler, Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle) Directed by Joy Chun. Choreography by Kellen Frisch. Stage Manager: Haley Burke. Scenic Design by Edward R. Cox. Costume Design by Kaely McArdle. . Ligthing Design by Nancy Macko. Prop Design by Katherine Kramer. Technical Direction by Richard Croy. Technical Interns: Amariah Henderson & Alena Samoray.

**DISNEY'S CINDERELLA, KIDS is part of the JPAS Arts Adventure Series!** - ALL ARTS ADVENTURE MATINEES ARE SOLD OUT!

Arts Adventure Series Performances for school groups March 29 & 30. at 9:45AM*and 11:15am at Westwego Performing Arts Theatre, 177 Sala Ave. in Westwego.

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society's Arts Adventure Series presents kid-friendly main stage productions to school groups at discounted rates during the weekday. JPAS also provides FREE study guides for all Arts Adventure Series performances available for download at http://www.jpas.org/ (click "student field trips/matinees" under the "education and outreach menu"). Admission is only $5 for students. One teacher/chaperone is admitted FREE for every 10 paid students!To make reservations for your student group, please contact Donna Barber, Arts Adventure Series Coordinator, at the JPAS Box Office PH: 504.885.2000 ext. 206, Fax: 504.885.3437 or email donna@jpas.org

More About JPAS Theatre Kids!
JPAS Theatre Kids! proudly presents theatre and musicals for kids, performed by all-kid casts! Theatre Kids! welcomes kids ages 7-12 who want to learn more about the theatre and dramatic arts. Productions chosen for this program are based on educational experiences for the kids and of course, fun! The JPAS THEATRE KIDS! program began in Fall 2008. This program gives kids year-round opportunities to participate in theatre, experience the process of putting on a show as well as learning basic acting techniques and skills. There is no enrollment fee to participate and auditions for Theatre Kid! productions are held two months prior to performances. JPAS believes kids' enthusiasm and energy really invigorate the arts. Theatre Kids! activities give young people a chance to have fun with theatre, thus nurturing a life-long love of the arts.

More About the Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS)
Founded in 1978 by Dennis G. Assaf and Hannah Cunningham, Jefferson Performing Arts Society is a non-profit professional arts organization whose mission is to promote arts performance, training and outreach by providing a diverse range of quality programs that entertain, educate and enrich the cultural and economic vitality of Jefferson Parish, Greater New Orleans and the Gulf South.
JPAS focuses on three main elements:

  • PERFORMANCE JPAS annually provides a wide range of theatrical performances that appeal to many interests and age groups. Most seasons include a selection of grand opera, musical theater, dance and music. JPAS strives to network and partner with national and international artists and companies to bring new and diverse programming to the Southern Region.
  • TRAINING JPAS provides performance and technical based training in the arts for all ages with a particular focus on young people.
  • OUTREACH JPAS provides arts education programming in local area schools, as well as access to professional theatrical experiences that align to classroom curricula and Louisiana Content Standards, including Arts Adventure Series, Cultural Crossroads and Stage Without A Theatre. JPAS provides performers, musicians, artistic experiences and expertise to select area events and organizations to enrich the community.