Champaign Park District Youth Theatre to present 'Staircase'

CHAMPAIGN – The Champaign Park District Youth Theatre will present "Up the Down Staircase" at 7 p.m. Friday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.

The play tells the humorous story of a new teacher in an inner-city high school.

"This play shows there is always hope that you can make a difference in a student's life and it's so worth the try," director Angela Marcum said.

Tickets are $7 and will be sold in advance at the Virginia Theatre and at the door before each show.

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