Each October, the backstage area of Plays-in-the-Park is transformed into an intimate, 150 seat performance space where a Children's Musical is performed on weekends. The Children’s Musical is held indoors at Plays-in-the-Park at 1 Pine Drive, Edison, New Jersey, 08837. Call (732) 548-2884 if you have any questions.
Adapted from Disney's beloved animated film and the works of Rudyard Kipling, the “man cub” Mowgli, bounds through the jungle and as he makes his way toward the man village accompanied by all of his jungle friends. The jungle is jumpin' with a jazzy beat and Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS features a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the animated movie we all love, such as "Bare Necessities", Colonel Hathi’s "March of the Elephants" and King Louie’s, “I Wanna Be Like You”.
The Jungle Book Kids Showtimes:
Saturday, October 5th - 1pm and 4pm
Sunday, October 6th - 1pm and 4pm
Saturday, October 12th - 1pm and 4pm
Sunday, October 13th - 1pm and 4pm
Saturday, October 19th - 1pm and 4pm
Sunday October 20th - 1pm and 4pm
Tickets will go on sale Monday, September 16, 2019 and will be available for purchase Monday through Friday from 10:00am - 3:00pm. Tickets can be purchased either in person or over the phone during these hours. A very limited amount of tickets will be available at the door on the days of shows. NO MAIL IN ORDERS ACCEPTED. We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover credit cards, or checks (made payable to the Middlesex County Treasurer).
Ticket Prices: Adults: $3.00 ; Children 12 and under: $2.00
For phone orders with a credit card, please call 732-548-2884 extension 221, 224, or 225. When you call, please have the following information ready: date and time you wish to attend, how many adult & children tickets you need, and your credit card. Your tickets will be available at the will call window at the theater a half hour before showtime. Please bring ID with you when attending the show. Do not leave credit card info on voice mail.
You can also visit us in person to buy tickets at 1 Pine Drive, Edison, NJ 08837. In person, we accept cash, credit card (Visa, Mastercard, and Discover), or check (made payable to the Middlesex County Treasurer).
No outside food is permitted inside the theater. We sell a selection of child friendly snacks and drinks, coffee and tea prior to the show and during intermission.
Late-comers will be seated at the discretion of management. We ask that you try to get to the theater in time for the beginning of the show for yourselves, as well as for the courtesy of other patrons.
Will be announced soon!
Stage Manager - GABBY KOMLESKI
Wig Designer - SAL LORICCO
Sound Designer – CHRISTOPHER CICHON
Set Designer - MIKE D’ARCY
Lighting Designer – CHRISTOPHER CICHON
Costume Designer - CAROLYN McCAFFREY
Musical Director – MATT HOSMER
Choreographer - MICHELLE MASSA
Director – MARGARET DAVIS
Children's Show Frequently Asked Questions!
Where is the show held?
The show is held backstage at Plays-in-the-Park in a cozy, theatrical black-box environment.
Do I need to bring my own seats? How does seating work?
There are no served seats. The adults sit on chairs which are on risers - we provide the chairs. The kids often sit on the floor right in front of the stage.
Where are the best seats?
The black-box theatre is a small intimate area which only seats 150 patrons. EVERY SPOT offers a great view of the stage.
When do doors open?
The doors open a half hour before the curtain time.
How long is the show?
The show runs about an hour, with a 15 minute intermission.
Can I bring food or snacks?
Outside food is not permitted, but drinks and snacks are sold on site.
Can my kids meet the actors?
Yes! The actors great the kids and sign autographs after the show.
Are tickets avaliable the day of the show?
A very limited number of seats MIGHT be avaliable on the day of the performace in the event of cancelleations and are only sold about 5-10 minutes before the show begins.