BATH — Midcoast Youth Theater offers a one-two punch this weekend with “Goin’ Buggy” and “The Jungle Book, Kids!”
The all-ages double feature opens July 16 at the Chocolate Church Performing Arts Center, 804 Washington St., and continues Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18.
“Goin’ Buggy” is a musical comedy where insects demand respect. The show is directed by Merissa Madarasz and choreographed by Rowan Joyce, both longtime youth members of the theater group. The cast includes 6- to 8-year-olds from around Bath, Brunswick and Topsham.
“The Jungle Book, Kids!” is a Disney musical directed by Henry Eichman, founder of Midcoast Youth Theater. Courtney Babbidge is music director for the show, which features well-known tunes such as “The Bare Necessities” and “I Wan’na Be Like You.” Thirty children between the ages of 7 and 11 comprise the cast, and Joyce and Pam Tondreau handle the choreography.
Tickets, which can be bought at the door or online, are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Log onto midcoastyouththeater.org, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, for more information.