Prepare for a wild adventure with Louie and his friends in Captain Louie Jr., a culmination of the fall Broadway Adventure class with DMR Adventures. The performances will take place on October 31 at 2:00 p.m. and November 1 at 5:00 p.m in the Batten Building at Peabody School. A special autism-friendly performance will take place on November 1 at 2:00 p.m.
After moving to a new neighborhood, Louie finds himself lonely, the only companion by his side a red toy airplane. Missing the friends of his old neighborhood, Louie makes the plan to escape to his old neighborhood using his imagination. An unlikely turn of events leads Louie on the adventure of a lifetime, resulting in a night of costumed fun, singing, and laughter. This heartwarming story is perfect for families and kids of all ages this fall, and a nice addition to or alternative for traditional Halloween plans.
Tickets are available at the following link, or at the door (cash only) if seats remain. http://dmrlouie.bpt.me
Captain Louie Jr. is adapted from the children’s book The Trip by Ezra Jack Keats. It is written by Anthony Stein, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The musical made its Off-Broadway debut in 2005.
Our cast includes:
Addie Brudin, Marley Dorman, Maddie Gardiner, Emma Grady, Wyatt Hawley, Finn Proctor, Elliot Rossman, Dylan Stukenberg, Ava Jordan Torrence, and Jack Wielar.
DMR Adventures is proud to partner with the Autism Theatre Project, led by Ana Mendelson, to provide a free performance intended primarily for families with members on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory issues. Click here for FAQs, resources and other information about our autism-friendly performance. To register for tickets for this performance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Captain Louie Jr.
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz | Book by Anthony Stein
October 31 – 2:00 p.m., November 1 – 5:00 p.m. (Tickets $10 adults, $5 students)
(Autism Theatre Project performance on November 1 at 2:00 p.m.)
BATTEN BUILDING at Peabody School | 1232 Stoney Ridge Road, Charlottesville VA
Produced by DMR Adventures,winners of the 2015 Award for Excellence in Ensemble work at the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, GA. Cast members are between the ages of 6 and 12.