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Cinderella at the Lake Zurich Performing Arts Center

Jennifer’s newly commissioned musical adaptation of Cinderella, written with composer Jessica A. Hunt, will be performed in a twelve-show run at the Lake Zurich Performing Arts Center from February 19 – February 28th. Tickets are available online at www.cytchicago.org, or at the Box Office at 847-516-2298.

For more information on the show,click here.

Listen to a sample of a song from Cinderella below:

“Long  Long Ago”

“Just Like This”

“Hope”

Flying Feathers to have a Public Staged Reading

Flying Feathers, a new children’s musical, will have a staged reading at Theatre Building Chicago on February 22nd at 7:00 PM, as part of their Monday Night Musicals series.  Book by Joanne  Koch, Lyrics by Jennifer Stafford and Joanne Koch, Music by Ilya Levinson.

In this family musical, especially suitable for children 6-16, Duvid wants to play in his family’s klezmer band, like his older brother, Yossel.  But Yossel is only interested in winning  the hand of the lovely Rachel, who lives in  Chelm–a village famous for having more than its share of foolish people.  The two make a deal to help each other, and together they face funny adventures with the simple but big-hearted folks from Chelm.  Based on the folktales of Chelm, Flying Feathers has original music employing the klezmer idiom—lively and celebratory, filled with improvisation and laughter.  For tickets and more information, visit www.theatrebuildingchicago.org

A Whooper’s Tale—The Incredible Story of Tex to be Premiered in Chicago

A Whooper’s Tale: The Incredible Story of Tex will be performed in the New Musicals for Kids series at Theatre Building Chicago. Book by Jennifer Stafford, Concept and Lyrics by Lynn Sanders, Music by Russell J. Coutinho. The show runs from April 21 – May 6.

This musical is geared towards children from kindergarten through third grade. The show is based on the true story of Tex, an endangered whooping crane, and George, the bird-lover who rescues her.

For more information or to order tickets, visit  www.theatrebuildingchicago.org.  Tickets also available on www.ticketmaster.com.

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