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Disney’s Mulan, Jr.


Patio Playhouse Youth Theater presents Disney's Mulan Jr.

Music and Lyrics by Matthew Wilder, David Zippel, Stephen Schwartz, Jeanine Tesori and Alexa Junge

Director: Mary Bright
Producer: Brenda Townsend
Music Director: Julie Burlington
Choreographer: Sandy Tate

Performances: Oct 14-30, 2016; Fri & Sat, 7:00pm; Sun 2:00pm

Venue: 116 S Kalmia Street, Escondido, CA 92025
Between Vinz Wine Bar and Continental Deli

Synopsis: The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous dragon sidekick, Mushu, to save the Emperor! Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. Includes some of Disney’s most-beloved songs, including “Reflection”, “Written in Stone”, and “I’ll Make a Man out of You”.

Cast List

Laozi...Anya Ernst
Yun...Maddy Ernst
Hong...Taylor Gonzalez
Lin...Rayne Gonzalez
Zhang...Reina Stinchcomb
Mushu...Gabriel Rasmussen

Fa Zhou (Father)...Christian Reyes
Fa Li (Mother)...Taylor Yount
*Fa Li understudy...Melina Segura
Grandma Fa...Savanna Saylors
Mulan...Ciara Atencio
*Mulan understudy...Taylor Yount

Chinese Army
Captain Shang...Andres Lagang
Chi Fu...Elly Rasmussen
Yao...Paige Townsend
Qian-Po...Olivia Filbig
Ling...Sage Barton
Emperor...Ricquelme Hernandez
Young Xiao...Abby White
Young Yi...Desiree Galindo
Liu...Ciana Armosino
Chen...Sofia Dalakas

Shan Yu(lead Hun)...Joe Bono
Magyar...Samantha Morris
Subar Tu...Alia Hranek

Matchmaker...Melody White

Dressmakers...Gabriella Armosino, Rebecca Vavrek, Melina Segura

Maidens/Hair Dressers...Olivia Filbig, Sage Barton, Paige Townsend

Groomers...Abby White, Angela Hernandez, Ciana Armosino

Fathers...Andres Lagang, Christian Reyes, Joe Bono, Sofia Dalakas, Samantha Morris, Ricquelme Hernandez

Mothers...Savanna Saylors, Melody White, Melina Segura, Taylor Yount, Elly Rasmussen, Rebecca Vavrek

Sons...Ciana Armosino, Desiree Galindo, Alia Hranek, Abby White, Angela Hernandez

Daughters...Gabriella Armosino, Sage Barton, Paige Townsend, Ciara Atencio, Gabriella Reichel, Morgan Evans, Olivia Filbig

*EVERYONE will be in the two large Chinese Army numbers and/or Keep ‘Em Guessin’

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Ticket Prices: $15 Adult, $11 up to age 16

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