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Performances at Hosch Theater
Brenau University
Gainesville, GA
Friday, December 1st, 7:30pm
Saturday, December 2nd, 2:00pm
Saturday, December 2nd, 7:30pm
Sunday, December 3rd, 2:00pm



Performance at the National Performing Arts Festival
Walt Disney World
February 22-25, 2018



Performances
Friday, June 15th 2018, 7:30pm
Saturday, June 16th 2018, 2:00pm
Saturday, June 16th 2018, 7:30pm
Sunday, June 17th 2018, 2:00pm




August 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr. on August 11th-13th, 2017 in the Johnson High School Performing Arts Center in Gainesville, GA.




June 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of James and the Giant Peach on June 16th-18th, 2017 in the Lambert High School Theater in Suwanee, GA.




May 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Annie Jr. on May 26th-28th, 2017 in the Johnson High School Theater in Gainesville, GA.





February 2017 NPAF - Overall Top Rated Group


The POP cast of James And The Giant Peach won the "Showcase Award for Overall Top Rated Group" and the "Superior Rating Award" at the National Performing Arts Festival in Walt Disney World!




January 2017 JTF - Petite Poppers Outstanding Production!


The Petite Poppers cast of Disney The Lion King KIDS won the "Outstanding Production" award at the annual Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, GA!

The Play On Players cast of Once On This Island Jr. won the "Excellence In Ensemble" award!

111 theatre groups from multiple countries attended JTF 2017 (5800 people).


Both groups were also chosen to present a "New Works Showcase" at JTF 2017. They performed portions of Mary Poppins Jr. for over 6,000 festival attendees plus 53,000 people on Facebook Live!




Broadway World Atlanta Awards!


CONGRATULATIONS to Play On Players Children's Theatre
Madagascar, Jr won the following BroadwayWorld Atlanta theater awards!

Best Musical: Madagascar, Jr.
Best New Work: Madagascar, Jr.
Best Children's Production: Madagascar, Jr.
Best Director of a Musical: Haden Rider, Carly Berg
Best Music Director: Haden Rider
Best Choreographer: Carly Berg
Best Actor in a Musical: Weylin Oliver
Best Costume Design: Kawanna Martin, Deangela Chastain
Best Scenic Design: Deangela Chastain



December 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Once On This Island Jr. on December 2nd-4th, 2016 in the Hosch Theatre in Gainesville, GA.




August 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Lion King KIDS on August 5th-7th, 2016 in the Lambert High School Theater in Suwanee, GA.




June 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Peter Pan Jr. on June 10th-12th, 2016 in the Lambert High School Theater in Suwanee, GA.




June 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Guys And Dolls Jr. on June 1st-5th, 2016 in the Lambert High School Theater in Suwanee, GA.





January 2016 JTF - Outstanding Production!


The Play On Players cast of Guys and Dolls Jr. won the "Outstanding Production" award at the annual Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, GA! (January 15-17, 2016)

115 theatre groups from multiple countries attended JTF 2016.


Play On Players was also chosen to present a "Retrospective Showcase" at JTF 2016. They performed portions of West Side Story for nearly 6,000 festival attendees!




Broadway World Atlanta Awards!


CONGRATULATIONS to Play On Players Children's Theatre
Mary Poppins won the following BroadwayWorld Atlanta theater awards!

Best Musical Non-Professional: Mary Poppins
Best Director of a Musical Non-Professional: Carly Berg, Miriam Reynolds
Best Choreography Non-Professional: Carly Berg
Best Actress in a Musical Non-Professional: Tess Luman
Best Children's/Family Production: Mary Poppins




December 2015

Play On Players was chosen to present the world premier pilot of Madagascar Jr. The performances were held on December 4th-6th, 2015 in the Hosch Theatre in Gainesville, GA.




August 2015

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Jungle Book KIDS on August 20th-23th, 2015 in the Johnson High School Performing Arts Center in Gainesville, GA.






June 2015

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Mary Poppins on June 11th-13th, 2015 in the Lambert High School theater in Suwanee, GA.







January 2015 Junior Theater Festival awards!


The Play On Players cast of The Little Mermaid Jr. won "Excellence in Ensemble" and the Petite Poppers cast of A Year With Frog and Toad KIDS won the "Excellence in Music" award at the Junior Theater Festival! (January 17-18, 2015)

102 teams from 6 different countries attended JTF 2015.


Both groups were also chosen to present a "New Works Showcase" at JTF 2015. They performed portions of Elf Jr. and a Disney Medley on the festival stage for over 4,500 festival attendees!





December 2014

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of The Little Mermaid, Jr. on December 12th-14th, 2014 in the Hosch Theatre on the Brenau University campus in Gainesville, GA.





October 2014

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of A Year With Frog and Toad KIDS on October 24th-26th, 2014 in the Theatre On The Square in Gainesville, GA.





January 2014 JTF - Outstanding Production!

The Play On Players cast of Seussical Jr. won the "Outstanding Production" award at the Junior Theater Festival! (January 18-19, 2014)



93 teams from 26 different states, plus the District of Columbia, attended JTF 2014.





December 2013


Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Seussical Jr. on December 13th-15th, 2013 in the Hosch Theatre in Gainesville, GA.





January 2013 JTF - Outstanding Production!

The Play On Players cast of Honk! Jr. won the "Outstanding Production" and "Excellence In Acting" awards at the national Junior Theater Festival! (January 19-20, 2013)

82 teams from 23 different states attended JTF 2013.






December 2012

Thank you to everyone who attended the performances of Honk! Jr. on December 15th-16th, 2012 in the Hosch Theatre on the Brenau University campus in Gainesville, GA.