Watertown Residents Featured in Stage Production of ‘Footloose’

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WCT/Arsenal Center for the Arts presents of Footloose, Stage Adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie, based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford, music by Tom Snow, lyrics by Dean Pitchford, additional music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Jim Steinman. Performances are Nov. 18 at 7 p.m., Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. in the Charles Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St, Watertown. This production contains mature themes that may not be suitable for younger children.

WCT/Arsenal Center for the Arts said:

Join us as we embrace the power and joy of movement and music in this upbeat musical. Dancing and rock music are banned in Bomont, but an outspoken group of teens are determined to speak to the heart of community to turn the beat around.

This rock and roll favorite features a cast of sixth-12th graders including Watertown’s own Kira Coleman, Gracie Denneen, Chloe Ellis, Claire Gabel, Melanne Ghahraman, Rita Hackett, Yeraz Kaligian, Duncan Lepera, Leyla Mandel, James Munroe-Ellis, Marcos Portz, Clio Quilter-Vagts, Liana Rice, Eden Salley, Julian Schepis and Christina Zouein.

For more information, visit WCT’s website at www.watertownchildrenstheatre.org or call 617-926-ARTS.Tickets are $15 each and are available through the link on our website or by calling Brown Paper Tickets at 800.838.3006.

About WCT/Arsenal Center for the Arts:  In its more than 30 years of service to Watertown and surrounding communities, WCT’s award-winning programs have enriched the lives of thousands of children and families. WCT offers year round theatre education programs, including musical and non-musical productions, voice/acting lessons, vacation programs, dance, and performing arts workshops for children in kindergarten through high school. Combining values of artistic excellence with inclusiveness, reflected in its affordable fee structure, its open audition policy and its involvement of entire families, WCT has continuously ensured its place as a highly valued member of this flourishing artistic community.

The Arsenal Center for the Arts formally merged with the Watertown Children’s Theatre as of July 1, 2013. The Arsenal Center for the Arts has become a vital arts center in the Greater Boston area since September 2005, and Watertown Children’s Theatre has forged deep roots in the community, recognized as a beloved institution, educating and inspiring young singers and performers since 1983.

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