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42nd Street in Concert

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Join us for an evening of 42nd Street in Concert featuring JT on Tour and alumni performers!

This ONE NIGHT ONLY concert performance is directed by Rayme Sciaroni and promises to deliver a night of high energy song and dance that’ll have you humming along with some of the greatest Broadway standards of our time.

If you’re eight years of age or older and interested in auditioning, call 619-239-1311 to make an appointment. Auditions are July 11 from 5pm – 8pm.

All tickets are $20 an can be purchased online here: http://juniortheatre.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=861428 or by calling 619-239-8355.


Make San Diego Junior Theatre Sparkle by naming a star on the set of Goodnight Moon!

Make Junior Theatre sparkle by naming a star on the set of  “Goodnight Moon”. JT friends and family are invited to name a star that will be showcased on the set. All proceeds benefit SDJT arts education programming.

To purchase a star, contact the box office at 619-239-8355 or visit the production office to fill out a form. FullSizeRender


The Casa del Prado stage to be transformed into the Great Green Room for the premiere of Goodnight Moon.

San Diego Junior Theatre is proud to present everyone’s favorite bedtime story, Goodnight Moon. With appeal for children of all ages, this lively show promises an entertaining experience for the whole family – and, as part of SDJT’s continued commitment to inclusion, July 16th performances of Goodnight Moon offer an ASL-interpreted show as well as a sensory-friendly performance for families with children on the autism spectrum. Friday night performances on July 8th and 15th will be Pajama Nights for children and adults alike.

Goodnight Moon, the classic story by Margaret Wise Brown, has been loved and passed down through the generations for more than 60 years. The bunny in the blue and white striped PJs wants to delay going to bed for as long as possible, so he says goodnight to every object in his room – and beyond. In this new musical adaptation by Chad Henry, the objects and characters jump off the pages, and the bunny’s bedroom comes to life. Suddenly, the cat and the fiddle, red balloon, clocks and socks, kittens and mittens, and the cow jumping over the moon are just a few of the many that spring into action.

Directed by SDJT alumnus and Executive Director, James Saba, Goodnight Moon opens July 1st at Balboa Park’s Casa del Prado Theatre with shows on Fridays at 7p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $11 to $15 and are available online at juniortheatre.com or by calling (619) 239-8355. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.

Founded in 1948, San Diego Junior Theatre is the oldest, continuously producing youth theater in the United States. Engaging students of all abilities, ages 3 through 18, SDJT thrives through ticket sales, class and camp enrollments and the generosity of its alumni and community members. Contributions to San Diego Junior Theatre are tax-deductible.

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Original cast member, Barbara Pitts to participate in SDJT/Diversionary Theatre’s Advanced Acting Camp: The Laramie Project!

San Diego Junior Theatre is proud to announce that Barbara Pitts will participate in SDJT/Diversionary Theatre’s Advanced Acting Camp: The Laramie Project! An original cast member of The Laramie Project, Barbara will join in cast discussion with participating students in the San Diego Junior Theatre/Diversionary Advanced Acting Camp taught by Jason Heil this Summer. To audition for this camp, please call the front office at 619-239-1311 to secure your audition slot.

Barbara Pitts’ credits in theater include The Laramie Project: BAM, Alice Tully Hall, Union Square Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Berkeley Rep, Denver Center, Sundance Theater Lab and assistant director for the UK premiere production of The Laramie Project (Edinburgh “Fringe First” award). Other theater includes: Leigh Fondakowski’s I Think I Like Girls and The Peoples Temple (Guthrie, Berkeley Rep); WeLL (w/Lisa Kron, Huntington Theatre); Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire and Crumbs From the Table of Joy (Triad Stage, NC); Good Heif and Nice Chair (New Georges); West Coast premieres of Stephen Belber’s Drifting Elegant and Rebecca Gilman’s Sweetest Swing In Baseball (Magic Theater, San Francisco), Adam Bock’s The Typographer’s Dream (Encore Theater, San Francisco); Spain and Ted Kaczynski Killed People with Bombs (SPF Festival), Girl Scouts of America (NY Fringe). TV/Film: Person of Interest, Kidnapped, 30 Rock, One Life to Live, As The World Turns, HBO Film’s The Laramie Project (shared Emmy Nomination-Outstanding Writing), Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, and Comedy Central’s Pulp Comics. Barb plays Aunt Jodie in the award-winning lesbian teen webseries Anyone But Me. Barb is a Teaching Company Member with Tectonic Theater Company.

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