(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Consider yourself at home with Oliver! JR., the Broadway Junior version of Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, "Oliver Twist." The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike. Pebble Players presents Oliver! Jr. June 10-12 and June 17-19.
The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. When Oliver is captured for a theft that he did not commit, the benevolent victim, Mr. Brownlow takes him in and the adventures continue.
Show dates are June 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19. Show times are Friday & Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sunday Matinees are 2:00pm. On Father’s day Pebble plans a treat for the Dad’s who come see the show! To buy tickets go to www.pebbleplayers.org. Tickets are available at the door but these shows tend to sell out so consider purchasing ahead.
This award winning classic musical will keep you in suspense and fill your hearts. Oliver Jr. is appropriate for the entire family. Children 5 and older may attend.
Pebble Players Youth Theater is located at the Oakes Center 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, New Jersey.