The Champaign Urbana Theatre Company (CUTC) will present their Penguin Project production of Disney’s Frozen, Jr. at the Urbana High School (UHS) Cobb Auditorium on September 20 and 21 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.
The Penguin Project gives children, teens, and young adults with special needs an opportunity to star in a community theatre production. The young artists have a wide spectrum of special needs. Participation in the program enhances social skills, communication skills, and self-esteem. The Penguin Project artists are matched with Peer Mentors who guide and assist them through rehearsals and join them on stage for the production.
Do you want to build a snowman? You’ll love this fanciful and heartwarming stage adaptation of the top-grossing animated film of all time! Join Anna, Elsa, and all of your favorite characters as they embark on an epic, ice-filled journey of self-discovery, camaraderie, and the real meaning of true love. Adapted for young performers, 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!