2016-17 Matinee & School Shows
J*Company is committed to inspiring young hearts and minds through the art of professional youth theatre. We are thrilled to provide an opportunity for the students of San Diego to be a part of live theatre, performed by young artists their own age.
J*Company staff has worked diligently to bring you a mix of educational and literary works, as well as productions that will spark the imagination. Our 500 seat state-of-the-art production facility, along with our talented company, will keep your students talking for weeks to come!
These performances are open school groups only at a cost of $8.00 per student / teacher / chaperone, and a matinee price of $10/JCC member and $12/non-member. Please contact the JCC Box Office to reserve your seats.
School Group Reservation Payment Policy: A 50% deposit is due with reservation. Balance of full payment must be submitted two weeks prior to start of the show run. Tickets are non-refundable if cancellation is less than three weeks prior to performance date.
All J*Company performances are held at the David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
Box Office: 858.362.1348
2016-2017 School Shows
Disney's Aladdin, Jr.
Performances: September 10 -25, 2016
Based on the iconic animated film, with an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice, Disney's Aladdin Jr. is sure to send audiences soaring on a flying carpet ride filled with romance and adventure. When the street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie, and more are here in Disney's Aladdin Jr., a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem, and the power of love.
Performances: January 13 - 29, 2017
The Wiz is a glorious musical retelling of Frank Baum's Wonderful Wizard of Oz. With an infectious funky soul score and energetic lyrics, The Wiz brought renewed relevance to a timeless classic. The 1975 Broadway production was like nothing Broadway had ever seen, and ultimately won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score with such hits as: "Ease On Down The Road", "Be A Lion", "Brand New Day", "If You Believe" and "Home". Come experience it again and for the first time.
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Jr.
Performances: March 10 - 26, 2017
The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Jr. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.
Ragtime, School Edition
Performances: May 12 - 21, 2017
Based on the novel of the same name by E.L. Doctrow, Ragtime is a compelling epic capturing the American experience at the turn of the 20th century. Tracking three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream in its volatile "melting pot"; together, they discover the surprising interconnections of the human heart, the limitations of justice and the unsettling consequences when dreams are permanently deferred. Featuring many of the historical figures that built and shaped this time period, this musical sweeps across the diversity of the American experience to create a stirring epic that captures the beats of the American experience past and present.