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Jane of the Jungle

book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías
music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
directed by Michelle Lopez-Rios

Middle school may seem like a jungle…and it might just be one in Jane of the Jungle! When Jane is invited to the Too-Cool-Almost-Middle-School-All-Girl-Party, she has to learn to navigate tricky situations with her spunky little brother, herds of friends, and bestie Kayla. Come experience the wild side of growing up in this musical of brave acts, bird feathers, and best friends!
Recommended for ages 8 and up.
April 18, 2019 - May 25, 2019
TUE & THU at 10 AM 
SAT 4/20: No Performance​​
FRI 4/26 at 10 AM
SAT at 2 PM

DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre
Themes: Being Different; Family; Friendship; Growing Up; Musical

The cast features
Sydney Silver (Jane), Courtney Tucker (Kayla), Sarah Collins (Nicolette/Ensemble), Eamon Hurd (Milo), Bridget Painter (Mom/Samantha), Brandon Brooks (Steve/Ensemble), Ryan Kirby (Kayla’s Dad/RG), Kamari Saxon (MJ/Ensemble), Jeremy Willis (TR/Ensemble), Julie Gester (Pat/Nicolette’s Mom), Lauren Zinser (Joanne/Brittany), Laura Rojas (Beth/Kelly), Virginia Rose (Chris/ Mackenzie).

The production team includes scenic design by Tara Huffman, costume design by Kiera Pitts, lighting design by Natalia Janusz, sound design by Agata Pacia, technical direction by Ethan Gill, dramaturgy by Jordan Hardesty, and stage management by Amanda Blanco and Marguerite Hoffecker.

Special Events:

4/27: Opening Day Autograph Session with the cast following the performance.
5/7: Audio Description
5/9: ASL Interpreting
5/11: ASL Interpreting and Post-Show Discussion
5/18: Post-Show Discussion

Accessibility Services and Interpreted Performances:

If you or your child require wheelchair accessible and/or companion seating, or have any other hearing or vision needs, please let us know when you reserve your tickets so that we can make sure your visit to our theatre is an excellent one. Discounted tickets are available for patrons with disabilities and their guests.

Performances Interpreted in American Sign Language & Assisted Listening Devices:

The performances of Jane of the Jungle on 5/9 (10 AM) and 5/11 (2 PM) will be interpreted in American Sign Language. Call TTY (773) 325-7975. We also offer Sennheiser personal listening devices for each performance at DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre. These assistive listening devices are available to patrons upon request.

Audio Description Services:

The performance of Jane of the Jungle on 5/7 (10 AM) will include a live audio-description of the visual and physical events onstage for patrons who are blind or have low-vision. Call (312) 922-1999 for more information.