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Junie B. Jones the Musical at The Circuit Playhouse

November 9, 2017 - articles - ,

Junie B. Jones, The Musical

Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music by Zina Goldrich
Based on the book series by Barbara Park

November 24 – December 23, 2017
The Circuit Playhouse

A delightful adaptation of four of Barbara Park’s best-selling books brought to life in a genuinely comical musical. We follow the sassy little diva, Junie B. Jones, and her adventures in first grade. As Junie B. starts first grade, a lot of things have changed for her: her friend Lucille doesn’t want to be her best pal anymore, and on the bus, Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. Also, Junie B. has trouble reading the blackboard, and her teacher, Mr. Scary, thinks she may need glasses. Throw in a friendly cafeteria lady, a kickball tournament, and a “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal,” and first grade has never been more exciting.

Taking on the title role of Junie B. Jones is Playhouse on the Square Associate Company Member Claire Clauson (Heathers: the Musical9 to 5). Joining her are Eileen Peterson (9 to 5Rock of Ages) as Lucille, Audrey Smith (9 to 5) as May, Jari Head (Mamma MiaJunie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells) as Sheldon, Roman Kalai Kyle (The Flick; Ripcord) as Mr. Scary, and Standrew Parker (Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells; 9 to 5) as Herb. Junie B. Jones, the Musical is directed by Whitney Branan.

Junie B. Jones, The Musical is November 24 – December 23, 2017 at The Circuit Playhouse. The Circuit Playhouse Super Sponsor is Dr. Thomas Ratliff. Junie B. Jones, The Musical is sponsored by tamburrino inc. The Pay-What-You-Can Performances is Thursday, December 21st, 2017 and is sponsored by First Tennessee Foundation/ArtsFirst and Southland Park Gaming and Racing. The Circuit Playhouse is located at 51 S. Cooper St. For more information or to make reservations, please call (901) 726-4656 or purchase tickets online at playhouseonthesquare.org.


Junie B Jones – Claire Clauson
Lucille, et al – Eileen Peterson
May, et al – Audrey Smith
Sheldon, et al – Jari Head
Mr. Scary, et al – Roman Kalai Kyle
Herb, et al – Standrew Parker

Production Team:

Director/Choreographer – Whitney Branan
Music Director – Nathan McHenry
Stage Manager – Amanda Calcutt
Production Stage Manager – Will Gibbons-Brown
Scenic Designer – Mary Atchley
Lighting Designer – Justin Gibson
Costume Designer – Waverly Strickland
Sound Designer – Carter McHann
Props Designer – Aubanita Kirk


Title: Junie B. Jones

Venue: The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St.

Dates:  November 24 – December 23, 2017

Times: Fridays @ 7pmSaturday and Sunday @ 2pm

Tickets: Adult Tickets  – $25 Opening Weekend (November 24, 25, 26)

$35  –  $40 Matinee Performances

$25 Seniors

$22 Students/Military

$15 Children under 18

Box Office: 901-726-4656

Web: playhouseonthesquare.org


Sponsors: Circuit Playhouse, Inc. Super Sponsor: Dr Thomas Ratliff
Show Sponsor: tamburrino inc.