ShirleyArts seeks child actors for ‘Peter Pan Jr.’


SHIRLEY — On Wednesday June 22 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. ShirleyArts! will audition students from grades 2-12 for parts in their summer production of Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.”

This is the story of the magical trip to Neverland taken by Wendy, Michael, and John Darling. Besides the children and Peter Pan, there are the lost boys, pirates, fairies, Indians, mermaids, a dog, and a crocodile.

At the auditions, everyone will be taught a simple song and dance and will be asked to read from the script. Everyone who auditions and is willing to work will be assigned a part.

Rehearsals will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on June 23 and weekdays from 1 to 4 p.m. during the first three weeks of July with performances July 22, 23, and 24. Everything will be at the Ayer Shirley Middle School on Hospital Road in Shirley.

Director is Meredith Marcinkewicz. Choreographer is Laurie Marcinkewicz. Stage Manager is Celia Haigh. Tuition is $125. If needed and accepted for the student tech crew, the fee is $50. Scholarship money is available as needed.

Go to for more information. Email with your questions. Go to the ShirleyArts Update facebook page to see photos of past productions.