Disney's 'Frozen JR.' playing at MHS auditorium June 24-25

Among the cast members in Frozen JR. are, front row, Briza Cervantes (young Anna), left, and Eva Beetz (young Elsa). Back row, Izzy Kostbade (Anna), left, and Molly Fritz (Elsa). (Photo contributed)

MENDOTA – Disney’s “Frozen JR.” is playing at the Mendota High School auditorium for two performances, Friday, June 24 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m.  The spectacular 60-minute musical, designed for ages 8-18 performers, is based on the 2013 Disney film and the 2018 Broadway adaption.

The 3-M Cast (Mendota Education Foundation, Mendota Community Theatre, Mendota High School) includes 33 students, from West Chicago, Morris, and Mendota led by Chris and Stephanie Benson. The production helps to raise funds for classroom grant awards for Mendota schools.

“After 20 consecutive years of community summer shows, we were unable to direct a show the last two years. We are excited, with a number of adjustments, to once again enjoy sharing the talents of the area and to use this outgrowth to raise funds for materials for the students in our schools,” stated Chris Benson.

Do you want to build a snowman? You’ll love the fanciful and heartwarming stage adaptation of the top grossing animated film of all time. Join Anna, Elsa, and all of the favorite characters as they embark on an epic, ice-filled journey of self-discovery, camaraderie, and the real meaning of true love. This musical includes favorite Frozen songs such as “Love is an Open Door,” “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?,” and “Let It Go,” as well as wonderful new songs from the Broadway production. With its empowering message of love and understanding, Frozen JR. is sure to melt your heart.

For information on purchasing tickets, please visit https://www.facebook.com/MEFSS.

Disney’s Frozen JR is presented through special arrangement with and all materials are provided by Music Theatre International, New York, N.Y.

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