All theater performances take place at William Paterson University, Shea Center for Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Road in Wayne. To reserve seats for your students and for additional information, contact Lavene Gass at or 973-720-3178.

“The Pirates of Penzance”

April 11, 2019, 12:30 p.m.

Admission: Free when accompanied by teacher

RSVP by March 21

Gilbert and Sullivan’s zany operetta about a young man mistakenly apprenticed to a pirate will be performed by students in the WP Voice program.  Conflict ensues and madcap madness abounds, but love wins in the end.

Theater for Children with Autism: Madeline and the Bad Hat

April 16, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Admission: $10

RSVP by March 26

This colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who—despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor—eventually learns that first impressions aren’t everything. Told with gentle humor, and featuring a beautiful musical score, this amusing tale of enemies-become-friends will charm and entertain children and adults alike. 

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