Posted by: Nancy
November 19, 2012
Childsplay, Arizona’s award-winning professional theatre for young audiences, will help make your holiday season jolly and bright with its hilarious production of Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! The irrepressible Junie B. Jones and her Room One classmates are ready for the holidays and preparing for a class celebration. Holiday hi-jinks ensue when Junie draws her old nemesis and class tattletale Mary’s name for the secret Santa giveaway. Undaunted, Junie makes the best of the situation by devising a plan to give here nemesis a nasty old lump of coal. This one is bound leave kids laughing for days and will put everyone in the holiday spirit.
Junie B. opens at the Tempe Center for the Arts with a preview on Sunday, November 25 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. After that you can take in a matinee or evening performance every Saturday and Sunday through December 23. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit childsplayaz.org.
It’s another great week in Tempe for arts and entertainment events, with everything from theatre to comedy to music to please every taste. View a complete listing of Tempe events, or call 480-894-8158 for more information.
- November 20: Open Jam, Rula Bula Irish Pub
- November 20: Beth Lederman, Keys, Mad Hatter Brew Pub
- November 21: Walk-in Wednesdays Open Mic Night, Tempe Center for the Arts
- November 21: Krystal Clarke, Guitar and Vocals, Studio Vino
- November 21: First Snow Fall and Holiday Tree Lighting, Tempe Marketplace District Stage
- November 23: Valerie Bertinelli: One Dish at a Time, Changing Hands Bookstore
- November 23: Tempe Comedy Series: Kevin O’Dea’s Comedy Circus, Tempe Center for the Arts
- November 23: Snake Burner; November 24: Capital Down, Rula Bula Irish Pub
- November 23: Sweet Nasty; November 24: Knee Deep Experience, Tempe Marketplace District Stage
- November 23: Scott Jeffers; November 24: Just Jade, Tempe Marketplace Barnes & Noble Fountain
- November 24: Tempe Fantasy of Lights Opening Parade, Mill Avenue District
- November 24: The Maine, Mayday Parade & More, Marquee Theater
- November 25-December 23: Childsplay Presents Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!, Tempe Center for the Arts