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Theatre for Youth

COMMUNITY CHILDREN’S THEATRE
1000 Monroe Street
P. O. Box 4403
Jackson, MS 39216
Information: Phone: 354-1191
Community Children’ s Theatre is a 50 year-old voluntary organization that annually produces a play for area children. Members select the play, build sets, gather props, rehearse, make costumes, work spotlights, arrange reservations and more for the 10,000 plus children who see the play in late winter.

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY THEATRE
Information: dcrosby@lorman.alcorn.edu
Mississippi Cultural Crossroads is the sponsor of Peanut Butter and Jelly Theater. This summer will be PB&J’s 14th season of touring Mississippi and nearby states with the show “Be a Reader.”

The show features interpretations of Aesop’s Fables and several folk tales including “Willie and the Mess of Brains,” “The Monkey and the Buzzard,” and “The Possum and the Snake.” The company will perform “play-party” songs and poems by Eloise Greenfield, Langston Hughes, and Shel Silverstein.

PUPPET ARTS THEATRE
1927 Springridge Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
Information: 956-3414
The Puppet Arts Theatre is a professional puppet theatre company organized in 1967. Performances combine arts, education, and entertainment. The theatre tours Mississippi and the Southeast.

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