Tuesday, July 23, 2013

MainStage Kids Theatre Company bring Broadway to Saddleback College

 Posted By CotoBlogzz

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – Saddleback College Community Education and Performing Arts have come together again this summer to present MainStage Kids’ in Give My Regards to Broadway on August 2nd through 4th  in the McKinney Theatre.

Dance Rehearsal - Photo Nina Welch
These talented kids sing, dance and perform to tunes from newer Tony-nominated Broadway musicals including Matilda, 13 the Musical, Newsies and Shrek.  Directed and written by Jonelle Allen, musically directed by David Anthony and choreographed by Anthony Tuason, this original revue tells the story of kids who take an empty theatre hostage. With no set and no lights, audiences will delight at what these young actors can create using their imagination.

Dates are:  Friday, August 2nd at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, August 3rd at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 4th at 2:30 p.m.  Tickets can be purchased by calling (949) 582-4656 (noon-4:00 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday) and online at www.saddleback.edu/arts. Prices are $16 general and $12 children 16 and under.

MainStage Kids is a Children's Theatre Company working in collaboration with Performing Arts and Community Education at Saddleback College to bring professional- level children's theatre to Orange County.  The company features young actors ages 8-18.  Their first production of Seussical Jr. the Musical was held in the summer of 2010 to sold-out houses and last year’s Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids sold out as well.

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo, just east of Interstate 5 at the Avery Parkway exit.  Parking is available in Lot 12.  Take Avery Parkway to Marguerite Parkway turn left to the third traffic light, which is Saddleback’s Marguerite entrance. Turn right into the campus and take the third left to “Theatre Circle,” turning right into Lot 12.
Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers more than 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit www.saddleback.edu.  For Fine Arts events, visit www.saddleback.edu/arts

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