Young Artists Ensemble presents Dreamworks’ Madagascar, Jr.

THOUSAND OAKS, CA – Young Artists Ensemble presents DREAMWORKS’ MADAGASCAR: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE JR. directed by Directed by Suzanne Tobin with Musical Direction by Susan Treworgy-Calkins and Choreography by Cheryl Ross. Performances are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays February 2 – 25, 2018 with the addition of performers with special needs February 23-25, 2018.  All performances are at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 West Hillcrest Drive.

           Dreamworks’ Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr.  reminds audiences that you have no choice but to “MOVE IT, MOVE IT” as Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo, and some crafty penguins escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, this musical is a Zooful of fun, with the Book by Kevin Del Aguila and Original Music and Lyrics by George Noriega & Joel Someillan.                

            Dreamworks’ Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr is also a part of the award-winning Conejo Theatre For Everyone, teaming up YAE kids and performers with special needs for a unique theatrical experience.  These performances with the addition of performers with special needs will take place on the fourth weekend, February 23-25, 2018.

            DREAMWORKS’ MADAGASCAR: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE JR. is the second production in Young Artists Ensemble’s 37th Annual Family Theatre Season.  The “Season of Family” will conclude with CHARLOTTE’S WEB May 4-20, 2018. Mini-Season tickets can be purchased at a deep discount by contacting the box office at (805) 381-1246 or www.yaeonline.com

Young Artists Ensemble received 38 nominations and thirteen wins for their 2016-17 Productions.  Winners in the 12th Annual National Youth Arts Awards included Outstanding Production: Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical: Lyda Jade Harlan as Fiona in Shrek the Musical, Julia Lester as Carrie White in Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Lead Actress (Junior Division): Jaden Levinson as Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables, Outstanding Supporting Actress (College Division): Katherine Steele as Margaret White in Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical: Kate Fruehling as Sue Snell in Carrie: The Musical, Arielle Jacobellis as Ursula in The Little Mermaid, Outstanding Featured Actress (Junior Division): Marissa Margolis as Young Fiona in Shrek the Musical, Outstanding Lighting Design: Ken Milbrett for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Set Design: Mark Andrew Reyes for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Choreography: Anthea Stobie for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Musical Direction: Zachary Spencer for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Direction: Mark Andrew Reyes for Carrie: The Musical

 

WHAT: Dreamworks’ Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr.  reminds audiences that you have no choice but to “MOVE IT, MOVE IT” as Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo, and some crafty penguins escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture.  An additional weekend includes performances by CONEJO THEATRE FOR EVERYONE.

WHEN:

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, February 2 – 18, 2018

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm

Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00pm

Hillcrest Center for the Arts

403 W. Hillcrest Drive

Thousand Oaks, CA

HOW:
(805) 381-1246 or www.yaeonline.com

TICKETS:
Single Tickets:  $19 adults, $16 children, students and seniors.

10% discount for groups of ten or more for a single performance.

Tickets for Friday Night Discount performances are only $12.  Discount Friday Nights are the second and third Friday nights, February 9 and 16, 2018.

OTHER:
Free parking is always available. Accessible seating available by calling (805) 381-1246. 


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