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American Theater…

Sep 18 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… more

Dillard’s 2014 Brain…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
Dillard University's 2014 Brain Food Lecture Series promises to serve up a… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 18 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Sep 18 - 20, 2014
Just a week later, the popular Broadway comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha… more

Le PETIT THEATRE…

Sep 18 - 20, 2014
In this regional premiere of Christopher Durang's uproarious Tony Award winning… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 18 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

New Orleans Burlesque…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
The Opening Night of the 6th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival features… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 18 - Oct 15, 2014
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Open Mic Night at…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Come on down to 125 Bourbon Street and celebrate with good music, food and… more

The Trio featuring…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
Join us for The Trio featuring Johnny Vidacovich, Chris Severin, Nicholas… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 18 - Nov 19, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 18, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

True Colors Exhibition

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

Urban League Women's…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
The Women's Business Resource Center of the Urban League presents "Women… more

"Thanks for the…

Sep 19 - 19, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… more

2014: A Strauss…

Sep 19 - 19, 2014
Soprano Susanna Phillips, whose expressive clarity has made her one of the… more

Blue Nile Presents…

Sep 19 - 19, 2014
Come join us for Mississippi Rail Company w/ special guests Johnny Sansone and… more

Champions Square…

Sep 19 - 19, 2014
In support of his "True Believers Tour," Darius Rucker comes to Bold… more

American Theater…

Sep 18 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… 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.