Young Artists Ensemble presents A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL directed by Michael Fischer with Musical Direction by Susan Treworgy-Calkins. Performances are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays November 3 - 19, 2017. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 pm.
YAE brings this new Holiday favorite to life onstage. Will Santa bring Ralphie his beloved Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas? Will his Dad win a MAJOR AWARD? Will Flick get his tongue unstuck from a frozen flagpole?
Tickets are $19 for adults and $16 for children, students and seniors and are available by calling (805) 381-1246 or visiting www.yaeonline.com.
A CHRISTMAS STORY is the first production in Young Artists Ensemble’s 37th Annual Family Theatre Season. The “Season of Family” will continue with DREAMWORKS’ MADAGASCAR: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE JR. performing February 2 – 18, 2018 and will conclude with CHARLOTTE’S WEB May 4-20, 2018. Season tickets can be purchased at a deep discount by contacting the box office at (805) 381-1246 or www.yaeonline.com.
Young Artists Ensemble received 38 nominations and thirteen wins for their 2016-17 Productions. Winners in the 12th Annual National Youth Arts Awards included Outstanding Production: , Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical: Lyda Jade Harlan as Fiona in Shrek the Musical, Julia Lester asCarrie White in Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Lead Actress (Junior Division): Jaden Levinson as Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables, Outstanding Supporting Actress (College Division): Katherine Steele as Margaret White in Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical: Kate Fruehling as Sue Snell in Carrie: The Musical, Arielle Jacobellis as Ursula in The Little Mermaid, Outstanding Featured Actress (Junior Division): Marissa Margolis as Young Fiona in Shrek the Musical, Outstanding Lighting Design: Ken Milbrett for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Set Design: Mark Andrew Reyes for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Choreography: Anthea Stobie for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Musical Direction: Zachary Spencer for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Direction: Mark Andrew Reyes for Carrie: The Musical.