Book and Lyrics by Christopher Dimond
Music by Michael Kooman
Produced by Jerri Wiseman
Directed by R. Aaron Thompson
Junior Claus is the only son of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Like many teenagers, Junior is reluctant to take over the family business. Unsure of himself, Junior puts more faith in his technological inventions than in good old-fashioned Christmas magic, much to the chagrin of his father. But, when a sudden drop in Christmas spirit renders Santa incapable of making the great ride, Junior must take the reins. Meanwhile, a scheming, miserly elf takes advantage of Santa’s absence as he plots to turn the workshop into a for-profit enterprise. Together with his overly cheery elf best friend, a gregarious penguin and a host of colorful characters, Junior must learn the true meaning of Christmas in time to save the day. With a tuneful score, a flexible cast of beloved Christmas characters old and new and a Pixar-esque tone, Junior Claus is a comedic holiday adventure for the whole family.
Performances December 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 2:00pm and December 21, 22 and 23 at 7:00pm.
All performances of Junior Claus have been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Please join us for our next family theatre production in January/February of The Wizard of Oz.
Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois