Description:

When You Wish Upon a Star...

In Disney's My Son Pinocchio JR., the classic tale of toymaker, Geppetto’s, little wooden puppet is given new life. This musical, which retells the classic Disney story from Geppetto’s perspective and features the beloved classic songs, “When You Wish upon a Star” and “I’ve Got No Strings.” Join the Blue Fairy, Stromboli and a lively cast of characters as Geppetto journeys beyond the toyshop to discover the meaning of family. When the Blue Fairy grants Geppetto's wish to bring his beloved puppet to life, the new father quickly learns that being a parent is full of challenges. He struggles to make his son "the perfect boy," only to lose him to a gang of Roustabouts. It is only when faced with the thought of never seeing Pinocchio again that Geppetto truly learns the joys of being a father and loving his child unconditionally. Filled with magic and heart, Disney's My Son Pinocchio JR. is an exciting take on this classic story! 

Disney's My Son Pinocchio JR. will be performed by CharacterWorks' 2021 Show Camp students.

This production will be performed outdoors at KingsWay Community Church under the current CDC and VA health and safety protocols. Masks will only be required at the box office and when using the indoor restrooms.  Seating will be physically distanced. Read more about our protocols here.

Dates / Times:

  • Friday, Aug 13th @ 1:00pm
  • Friday, Aug 13th @ 5:00pm
  • Saturday, Aug 14th @ 1:00pm
  • Saturday, Aug 14th @ 5:00pm
Tickets go on sale Monday July 19, 2021 at 5:00pm

Ticket Prices:


KingsWay Community Church:

14111 Sovereign Grace Drive, Midlothian, VA 23114


Characters:

Gepetto

A lonely toymaker who longs to be a father.

Pinocchio

A wooden puppet who doesn't know where he belongs.

The Blue Fairy

She is convinced of her own perfection and does not like having it called into question.

Rosa

A fairy in training who is sweet and kind.

Viola

A fairy in training who is sweet and kind.

Arancia

A fairy in training who is sweet and kind.

Sue

A fairy in training who marches to the beat of her own drum. She isn't your typical fairy, as sweetness isn't in her nature.

Stromboli

A bumbling, loud, incompetent puppeteer who has at least a few screws loose.

Professore Buonragazzo

A passionate mad scientist obsessed with building perfect children.

Junior

Junior is Professore Buonragazzo's mirror image assistant, created using the child-making machine.

Ringleader

The ruler of Pleasure Island.

Signora Giovanni

Pinocchio's teacher.

Bernardo

A resident of Idyllia who is looking to purchase a "perfect" daughter from Professore Buonragazzo.

Maria

A resident of Idyllia who is looking to purchase a "perfect" daughter from Professore Buonragazzo.

Talia

The "perfect child" created for Maria and Bernardo by Professore Buonragazzo's machine.

Ensemble

Children, parents, roustabouts, puppets, animals, and all sorts of other featured characters and ensembles throughout the show.

Full Cast