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Mulan Jr - Youth Musical

Based on Disney’s Oscar-nominated film, Mulan JR. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. With hit songs and a story packed with action, humor and heart, this Bartlett Park District youth theater production of  Mulan JR. brings ancient China to life with a modern sensibility.

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. As the great battle with the Huns approaches, Mulan must choose between revealing her true identity as a girl or saving all of China with her clever plan. Disney’s Mulan JR. is an effective way to introduce students to ancient Chinese culture and calls for a large ensemble of actors playing soldiers, family members and brides-to-be. Estimated run time including intermission is 75 minutes.

Performances run March 15 to March 18. Seating is reserved and all tickets are $9. Children younger than 3 years old do not need a ticket if they are sitting on a ticketholder’s lap. Tickets are on sale at the Bartlett Community Center or to order tickets by phone with a credit card, call 630-540-4873. For more information go to

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