New Jersey Stage
New Jersey Stage on social media




Governor Phil Murphy announces NJ as first state to provide universal access to arts education
Click here for the story

Aspire Performing Arts Company To Produce Pilot Production of "Mary Poppins, Jr."

originally published: 10/13/2016

Aspire Performing Arts Company To Produce Pilot Production of "Mary Poppins, Jr."(WAYNE, NJ) -- This winter, Aspire Performing Arts Company will partner with Music Theatre International (MTI) and iTheatrics on an exciting opportunity for students in grades 2-8: a pilot production of Mary Poppins Jr.

Aspire PAC will be one of the first theatre companies to produce Mary Poppins Jr. in order to assist MTI and iTheatrics as they fine-tune the script and music for future release.

Based on Mary Poppins, the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical that delighted audiences for more than 2,500 performances, Mary Poppins Jr. tells the story of everyone’s favorite nanny, who advises that “anything can happen if you let it.”

Randi Seffinger will serve as Director of Mary Poppins Jr. Lisa Beth Vettoso, Aspire PAC’s Artistic Director, will act as Co-Director, Choreographer, and Producer of the project. Ms. Vettoso is also the Director of Education for The New York Pops, and has dedicated more than 15 years of her life to arts education. 

“We are thrilled to be working with MTI and iTheatrics on this pilot production of Mary Poppins Jr.,” says Ms. Vettoso. “As both a director and educator, it is exciting to be part of the development process as well as to introduce the next generation to this timeless story."



The article continues after this ad

 


Auditions for Mary Poppins Jr. will take place on October 22-23, 2016 and are open to children in grades 2 through 8. Auditions and rehearsals will take place in Wayne, NJ.

Pre-registration for auditions is preferred. For more information and to register, visit www.aspirepac.com or contact Aspire PAC: 201-220-4933 or aspirepac@gmail.com

Since 2011, Aspire Performing Arts Company has provided children and teens with opportunities to participate in theatrical productions, master classes, and Broadway trips, gaining a strong reputation along the way. For more information, you can find Aspire online at www.aspirepac.com as well as on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Mary Poppins Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.



More Articles You Might Like

The Simon & Garfunkel Story Comes To The Basie On January 23
The Simon & Garfunkel Story Comes To The Basie On January 23
Two River Theater Announces Cast & Creative For "Love In Hate Nation"
Two River Theater Announces Cast & Creative For "Love In Hate Nation"
Premiere Stages at Kean University Seeks Submissions For 2020 Play Festival
Premiere Stages at Kean University Seeks Submissions For 2020 Play Festival
Bridge Players Theatre Company Presents "Little Women"
Bridge Players Theatre Company Presents "Little Women"
De Novo Theatre Company Presents "Disenchanted"
De Novo Theatre Company Presents "Disenchanted"
SOPAC Presents Tony Yazbeck
SOPAC Presents Tony Yazbeck


Event calendar
Monday, Nov 18, 2019


MUSIC


Boz Scaggs @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 8:00pm

Open Mic Monday @ Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton - 7:00pm

TAIJE SILVERMAN @ Pollak Theatre @ Monmouth University, West Long Branch - 4:30pm

View all events

















 









New Jersey Stage © 2019 by Wine Time Media, LLC | PO Box 140, Spring Lake, NJ 07762 | info@newjerseystage.com

Images used on this site have been sent to us from publicists, artists, and PR firms.
If there is a problem with the rights to any image, please contact us and we will look into the matter.