Junie B. Jones Shares Lessons from Heritage Center Stage

Jan 28, 2016 | Kristi Lynch

Heritage Center, the University of Dubuque’s performing arts, worship, and campus center, continues its 3rd annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School, Sunday, February 28 at 2:00 p.m.


WHAT:           Live at Heritage Center Family Series – Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School

WHO:            New York City’s Theatreworks USA

WHEN:           Sunday, February 28, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:         John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque

TICKETS:       $13-$15 adult, $11-$13 alum, $9 student/child, $4 lap seat children 3 and under


After a year and a half in school, Junie B. Jones writes the book on EVERYTHING schoolchildren need to know. From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, Junie B. and friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thriving in style during this performance. With a ton of tips, tricks, and trip-ups, Junie B. shares her hard-won expertise and shows audiences how school is sometimes scary, sometimes super-fun, and ALWAYS something to sing about! Following the show, families are invited to meet Junie B. in full costume, along with the cast of other colorful characters in the lobby.


This all-new musical adventure based on Barbara Park's popular book is a one-hour family production performed by Theatreworks USA, based in New York. After a brief New York City area tour in spring 2015, Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School began its national tour in fall 2015.   Theatreworks USA is America's largest and most prolific professional not-for-profit theatre for young and family audiences. Since 1961, Theatreworks USA has enlightened, entertained, and instructed over 72 million people in 49 states and Canada, now performing for about four million people annually.


Tickets for Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School can be purchased now at the Farber Box Office Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett Street; by phone at 563.585.SHOW; or online at www.dbq.edu/heritagecenter.


TH Media serves as the Heritage Center 2015-2016 season presenting media partner.