Theatre Arlington Presents Annual All-Youth Musical, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.
Theatre Arlington is excited to announce the cast of its upcoming all-youth production of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr." Based on the beloved 1968 film and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr." brings to life the story of Caractacus Potts, his children, and their extraordinary flying car. This timeless family favorite promises to transport audiences to a magical world of adventure and whimsy.
Theatre Arlington places a high priority on its educational programs, and the production of an all-youth musical is integral to its mission. "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR." is professionally directed, choreographed, and musically directed, however every onstage performer is between the ages of 8 and 18! The piece will be directed by the Theatre Arlington Business Manager Cindy Honeycutt, Daniel Hernandez will serve as music director, with choreography by Hannah Arguelles.
The cast will feature: Alayna Besherse, Natalie Dodd, Piper East, Zoe Hatler, Leo Hayward, Reagan Hodges, Tatum Holsopple, Torie Holsopple, Hayden Jockers, Natalia Knight, Gabriel Leal, Avery Madsen, Finn McGuffin, Jillian McGuffin, Nolan Meyer, Chasity Miles, Chase Niekamp, Charlie Sanders, Maxton Sims, Reegan Skains, Bella Swan, Eliza Thornton, Lindley Walton, Calleigh White, June Whitley, and Amrynn Wood.
Ruby Lecroy will serve as the stage manager. The design team is a group of Theatre Arlington regulars, Kevin Brown (Set Design), Bryan Stevenson (Lighting Design), Ryan Simón (Sound Design), Hope Cox (Costume Design), and Robin Dotson (Props Design).
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr features music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, it was adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams, and the licensed script was adapted by Ray Roderick
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr. will open on Friday, November 3 at 7:30pm, and run through November 12 with the following schedule:
Afternoon Shows: November 4, 5, 11, 12 at 2pm
Evening Shows: November 3, 10 at 7:30pm
For more information and to purchase tickets: www.TheatreArlington.org
Box Office: 817.275.7661
About Theatre Arlington:
Located in the center of Arlington's Cultural Arts District, Theatre Arlington is one of the largest semi-professional, non-profit theaters in the Southwest with roots that date back to 1973 and a roaming theater group known as The Potluck Players. Fifty years later, the staff and board of directors are still as dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in North Texas by presenting superior, diverse, artistic experiences through performance, production and education as they were during their humble beginnings.