Center Stage Theatre will present “Musical Theatre Workshop Junior: the Next Generation” this weekend. The production is directed by Center Stage Education Director, Gina Scarpa.
“I am happy to be introducing a brand new performance event at Center Stage,” said Scarpa. “After ten years of bringing Center Stage patrons our Teen Musical Theatre Workshop each Fall, I am now unveiling an exciting performance program for talented younger kids!”
Center Stage has brought together a cast of 3rd through 8th graders to create a musical review, which features songs from such Broadway musicals such as Annie, Oliver, The Little Mermaid, Thirteen, among others.
The goal of the program is to build confidence in talented young performers and to give them a chance to reach their potential by performing in front of large audiences.
Under Gina Scarpa’s direction, Center Stage runs performance programs at Perry Hill School and all of the Shelton Elementary Schools as well as a summer theatre camp and also acting, dance, and private voice and performance instruction at Center Stage.
“The cast of ‘Musical Theatre Workshop Junior: the Next Generation’ is comprised of the most talented children from all of our programs,” said Scarpa. “By attending our Musical Theatre Workshop Junior this weekend, you will be showing your support for theatre education at Center Stage – and you’ll also enjoy a great show in the process.”
Center Stage is located at 54 Grove Street in Shelton. Musical Theatre Workshop Junior will play at 7 p.m. on May 20 and 21 and at 2 p.m. on May 21 and 22. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling 203-225-6079 or at .