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  • Theatre for Children with Autism presents
    Skippyjon Jones Snow What

    Feb 27, 2018 @ 10:30 AM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Presented by Theatreworks USA

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the bravest Chihuahua of them all? Skippyjon Jones the Siamese cat who thinks he's a Mexican Chihuahua of course! While his sisters listen to Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Skippy heads off for the REAL adventure awaiting him in his closet. There, as his alter ego Skippito Friskito, and with the help of his friends the Seven Chimichangos, Skippyjon must rescue the beautiful princess Nieve Qué (Snow What), battle the evil dragon and defeat the Bruja. A brand new musical based on the book by Judy Schachner, Skippyjon Jones Snow What is a twist on the classic fairytale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

    Admission:   General Seating $10.00

    Please note: These sensory-friendly performances are only open to classes and families with children on the autism spectrum. For ticket reservations and information, please call the University Performing Arts office at 973.720.3178. or email gassyoumansl@wpunj.edu.

    Theatreworks USA


     

  • Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.
    Mar 17, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    NJ Theatre Alliance Stages Festival presents
    Centenary Stage Company’s Young Audience Series (YAS) Tour of
    Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.

    Originally Adapted and Produced for the Stage by Theatre BAM. 
    From the Series Created by George Newall and Tom Yohe.
    Based on an Idea by David McCall.
    Book by Scott Ferguson, George Keating and Kyle Hall
    Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy Mandry, George Newall and Tom Yohe

    The Emmy Award - winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs is instructing a whole new generation to Unpack Your Adjectives and do The Circulations!

    Recommended for grades 1 to 5.
    Pre-show creative activities begin at 1:15 p.m.
    Admission: Free for children (under 18) •  $8.00 Adults

    Centenary Stage Company's Young Audience Series


     

  • Food for Thought presents
    The Long Island Vegetable Orchestra

    Apr 14, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Food for Thought Series presents
    The Long Island Vegetable Orchestra

    The Long Island Vegetable Orchestra performs with freshly prepared instruments made out of vegetables like a saxophone-soundalike “cucumberphone”, pumpkin bass drums struck with lemon grass, various carrot flutes, Butternut Squashes that carry the sound of brass instruments, and other really cool inventions. Kids will never look at their vegetables the same way!

    Pre-show creative activities begin at 1:15 p.m.
    Appropriate for all ages

    Admission: $15 Adults • $12 Children

    The Long Island Vegetable Orchestra