The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department’s children’s theatre group, the Rising Stars (formerly Star Bright Jr.), will present the musical Aladdin Jr. at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Ave., Franklin, TN. Performance dates are Friday, June 21, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m.* and 7:00 p.m.; and a Sunday matinee on June 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Disney’s Aladdin Jr. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant wishes. With expanded characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new adaptation of the beloved story will delight all ages.

* This play will include a sensory-friendly performance on Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. This performance is designed to create a more comfortable experience for those with sensitivity to sensory input. Families should feel free to bring comforting objects and noise-reducing headphones. A sign language interpreter will also be available.

Tickets are $10 each and available at www.wcparksandrec.com. Follow the link activities/community events.

Sponsored by Williamson County Parks and Recreation, Rising Stars (formerly Star Bright Jr.) is a theatre program for kids age 5 through 8th grade. For more information on children’s theatre programs and sensory-friendly performances, visit the activities/childrenstheatre page at www.wcparksandrec.com or contact Alison Worden at (615) 786-0186, ext. 2513 or Alison.Worden@williamsoncounty-tn.gov.

Aladdin Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com.

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