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The Magic of “Aladdin Jr.” Comes to Plays in the Park this October

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A whole new world comes to Edison this fall with the Plays in the Park production of Disney's "Alladin, Jr." Credits: storybookart@blogspot.com
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 EDISON, NJ - Middlesex County’s Plays-in-the-Park is proud to present its annual indoor children’s show for 2015: “Aladdin Jr.” 

This kid-sized version of the beloved Disney movie has all the songs, characters and exciting moments you remember, and offers a great time at the theater for all ages.

 

Performances will take place at 1 and 4 p.m. October 10,11,17,18 and 24, at the theater located within Edison’s Roosevelt Park at 1 Pine Drive.

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Adult tickets are $3; tickets for children 12 and under are $2.

 

Tickets can be purchased at the theater starting Sept. 15. The box office is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

 

Patrons also can order tickets by mail beginning Sept. 1. The form, to be filled out and mailed in, will be available at www.playsinthepark.com.

 

“So many families look forward to the annual children’s show at the park, and with good reason,” said Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios. “I know many patrons will be buying their tickets soon, and that all those attending will enjoy a high-quality production with plenty of music, magic and fun.”

 

Freeholder Charles E. Tomaro, chair of the County’s Infrastructure Management Committee, said: “These annual productions do so much to educate children about theater and give them an appreciation for all aspects of the performing arts. I hope that many families will attend “Aladdin Jr.” together, and share in this unique experience.”

 

Please note that when you attend, no outside food is permitted inside the theater. Child-friendly snacks and drinks, coffee and tea will be sold prior to the show and during intermission. 
Late-comers will be seated at the discretion of management.

 

For further information, visit the Middlesex County website at www.co.middlesex.nj.us and search ‘Plays in the Park” or call the theater office at (732) 548-2884, ext 221.

 

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