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Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR

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Based on the ever-popular, award-winning 1970s cartoons, this fast-paced musical teaches lessons with clever, catchy tunes. The Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series and pop culture phenomenon is now the basis for one of the most fun musicals ever to hit the stage, Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR.

Director: Denni Don Hunting
Assistant Director: Aria Davis
Choreographer: Melissa May
Music Director: Eli George
 

 

Tom, a new schoolteacher, is nervous about his first day of teaching. As he tries to relax by watching TV, various characters emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music. Featuring the familiar songs from the Emmy Award-winning 1970s educational animated TV series, you will have fun and learn something at the same time!


  • Tickets are $16 for Adults, $8 for Youth under 18. There is a $2 order fee per ticket.

  • For other prices such as the Two-on-the-Town, Partial View, Attending with a Service Dog, Military or Student with ID, and Groups of 8 or more, please call the Box Office.

  • If sold out, we have a Waiting List.

  • No refunds; exchanges often possible for a fee.

Thank you to our show sponsor

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  • National Endowment for the Arts Logo
  • Worthington Family Foundation Logo
Click Here to Download Program
Based on the ever-popular, award-winning 1970s cartoons, this fast-paced musical teaches lessons with clever, catchy tunes. The Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series and pop culture phenomenon is now the basis for one of the most fun musicals ever to hit the stage, Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR.

Director: Denni Don Hunting
Assistant Director: Aria Davis
Choreographer: Melissa May
Music Director: Eli George