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Community Children’s Theatre flies high with Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

On this week’s episode of Out and About, Willis Barber and Jada Davis from Community Children’s Theatre join host Jenn Gordon to talk about their current production Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. based on the 1992 Academy Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. With expanded characters, new songs, and more thrills this new adaptation of the beloved story will open up “a whole new world” for young performers and their audience! Featuring a cast of over 60, the show runs July 6 through July 10 at Peoria Players Theatre. For more information or to purchase your tickets visit cctil.booktix.com

Jenn Gordon is executive director of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois. She hosts Out & About every week on WCBU.
Jody Holtz is WCBU's assistant development director, assistant program director, host of WCBU's newsmagazine All Things Peoria and producer of WCBU’s arts and culture podcast Out and About.