Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP), presents this world premier pilot production of BEST OF BROADWAY JUNIOR Revue – JR. Edition on Saturday, December 18th and Sunday, December 19th at 8pm. All performances will take place at the Sorenson Center at Babson College, located at 19 Babson College Drive, Wellesley, MA 02482. Tickets are priced $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online in advance, or at the door for $18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Masking and proof of vaccination are required for admission to performances, or – for attendees unable to be vaccinated – proof of negative test within 72 hours will be required.
BEST OF BROADWAY JUNIOR Revue – JR. Edition is a world premier pilot production of MTI’s Best Of Broadway Revue – JR. Featuring a selection of beloved songs from MTI’s Broadway Junior musicals, including classic shows, Disney favorites and modern works.
BEST OF BROADWAY JUNIOR Revue – JR. Edition features a talented cast of IMPACT students, composed of 34 performers between the ages of nine and seventeen. The group’s mission is to engage in their local and global communities through outreach by addressing important social values through dramatic performance. Cast members of BEST OF BROADWAY JUNIOR Revue – JR. Edition reside in Wellesley as well as neighboring communities including Weston, Wayland, Natick, Needham, and Westwood. The production staff includes: Ben Rush, Director & Scenic Designer; James Murphy, Music Director; Hannah Shihdanian, Choreographer; Alexa Brooke Lambert, Stage Manager & Prop Master; Ash Long, Wardrobe Supervisor; and SeifAllah Salotto-Cristobal, Lighting Designer. The production is produced through special arrangements with Music Theatre International.
WTP has the honor of piloting the world premier of BEST OF BROADWAY JUNIOR Revue – JR. Edition. WTP will perform a condensed version of this work at the New Works Showcase at the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, January 13th-16th. Wellesley Theatre Project is one of five groups selected to perform at the New Works Showcase, and the only group from Massachusetts attending along with 6,000 others from 129 groups, with 31 states, Australia, New Zealand, and the U.K. all represented.
Wellesley Theatre Project is an arts academy and a Wellesley nonprofit devoted to providing students (PreK – 12th Grade) with the opportunity to study and experience theatre and performing arts through year round classes, staged productions, workshops and summer camps. Upcoming WTP performances include You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, also December 17th, 18th & 19th at Babson College’s Sorenson Center for the Arts. Tickets are available at http://wellesleytheatreproject.org.
Registration is open for WTP’s Winter/Spring semester, which includes weekly classes in theatre, acting, musical theatre dance, private voice lessons, and musical theatre for students Kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition, registration is open for WTP’s Winter/Spring productions of The Wizard of Oz, Youth Edition (Grades 2nd- 12th) and Spring Awakening (Audition Only- Grades 9th-12th). For more information about BEST OF BROADWAY JUNIOR Revue – JR. Edition or other Wellesley Theatre Project classes and productions, please visit www.wellesleytheatreproject.org or call 781- 235-1550.