Pictured are Keyah Lee as Maleficent and Ellie Kunnari as Princess Aurora in MTA's Disney's Sleeping Beauty KIDS.

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MTA presenting Sleeping Beauty KIDS

Staff Report~ 2/4/2015

ANTHEM – Musical Theatre of Anthem is bringing Disney’s Sleeping Beauty KIDS to the stage.

This classic fairy tale comes to life as three fairies – Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather – use their magic to save Princess Aurora from the spell of evil sorceress Maleficent. Songs from the beloved film, including ‘Once Upon a Dream,’ accompany fun new songs like ‘Maleficent!’ and ‘A Little Magic Now’ to bring a fresh telling of the story to a new generation.

A talented cast of youth ages 6-9 presents the show Feb. 19-22 in Anthem. The production staff includes Director Cydney Trent, Vocal Director Ginette Rossi, and Choreographer and Production Manager Sarah Brayer. Jackie Hammond is producing the show.
    
Performances take place Feb. 19 and 20 at 7 p.m., Feb. 21 at 3 and 7 p.m., and Feb. 22 at 1 and 3 p.m. at Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, in Anthem. Tickets may be purchased online at www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org. Adult tickets are $19 and students, seniors, and children 12 and under are $16.

Music and Lyrics by  Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, George Bruns, Tom Adair, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, Sammy Fain and Jack Lawrence. Music adapted and arranged and additional music and lyrics by  Bryan Louiselle. Book adapted and additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler. Disney's Sleeping Beauty KIDS is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).