This Season’s Shows

San Diego Junior Theatre’s 70th Season


Welcome to San Diego Junior Theatre’s 70th Season of Shows!


2017/2018 Season

Mr Poppers Penguins logo

Mister Popper’s Penguins

Directed and Choreographed by Ricardo Valenzuela
Book and Lyrics by Jody Davidson
Music by Brett Schrier
Based on the Novel by Richard and Florence Atwater

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Into the woods

Into the Woods

Directed by Marjorie Mae Treger
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine

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Tuck Everlasting

Directed by Desha Crownover
Choreographed by Marc Caro-Willcox
Adapted for the Stage by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle
Lyrics by Nathan Tysen
Music by Chris Miller
Based on the Novel by Natalie Babbitt

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2017 Pirates Past Noon logo

Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon

Directed by Randall Eames
Book by Jenny Laird
Music and Lyrics by Randy Courts
Additional Lyrics by Will Osborne
Based on Magic Tree House #4: Pirates Past Noon by Mary Pope Osborne

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Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee

Directed by James Saba
Based on the screenplay by Doug Atchison
Adapted for the stage by Cheryl L. West

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25th annual putnam county spelling bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Directed by Jennie Gray-Connard
Music and Lyrics by William Finn.
Book by Rachel Sheinkin.
Conceived by Rebecca Feldman.
Additional Material by Jay Reiss.
Based on C-R-E-P-U-S-C-U-L-E, an original play by The Farm.

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Disney Newsies Jr 2018

Newsies, JR.

Directed by Desha Crownover
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Based on the Disney Film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White

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San Diego Junior Theatre educational programs and productions are made possible in part by show ticket sales, class and camp registrations, and public contributions. Major funding is provided by the City of San Diego, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, the County of San Diego, and the San Diego Junior Theatre Auxiliary.

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