The J*Company Youth Theatre is performing the musical "The Story of Hansel and Gretel" from May 11 to 20 at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center's Dorothea Garfield Theatre. Joey Landwehr will direct this production of the classic fairytale "Hansel and Gretel" with Susan Lavoie providing musical direction.
Based on a book written by Vera Morris, "Hansel and Gretel" will feature lyrics by Bill Francour and a cast of students ages 7 to 13 from across San Diego County. The J*Company Youth Theatre, a program offered through the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the JCC, tries to annually hold a production that focuses on this age group, in addition to its two annual productions featuring high school-aged actors.
The JCC's Dorothea Garfield Theatre is located at 4126 Executive Drive. Tickets for the production are $16.50 and can be purchased by calling (858) 362-1348 or visiting the Web site, www.lfjcc.org/jcompany.