Fly with HVCT to Neverland with Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and his friends,  as they proudly presents Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr! Mark your summer calendar now for one of the two performance dates…an evening performance on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7pm and a matinee performance on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 2pm! “You Can Fly”, “Never Smile at A Crocodile”, and “What Makes the Brave Man Brave” are just a few of the many memorable tunes from this classic Disney piece.  HVCT’s production of Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr. brings together area students from a variety of towns and elementary schools including, Ben Franklin, Bear Tavern, Toll Gate, Hopewell Elementary, Stony Brook, Lore, Community Park, Littlebrook, West Amwell, Antheil Elementary, and also some home schooled students!


And be sure to follow the yellow brick road to Oz with HVCT’s own version of The Wiz, which will be performed on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 7pm and Saturday, August 2, 2014. HVCT will rock the house with this upbeat, inspirational musical, which boasts broadway hits “Ease on Down the Road” and “Home”.  The Wiz stars students from Middle and High School students from Stuart Country Day School, Hopewell Valley Central High School, Timberlane Middle School, The Waldorf School, The Hun School, The Pennington School, The Wilberforce School, Montgomery High School, Pennsbury High School, Princeton Friends School, Hunterdon Central High School, John Witherspoon Middle School


And of course don’t forget to stay to experience HVCT’s signature ending…what they lovingly call the “Wow Bow”…a bonus feature of a fun mix of music tied to the theme of the show and starring the entire cast…sure to get everyone moving!  What’s the Wow Bow this year?  It’s always a secret – you will have to come and see!!

The HVCT creative staff behind this summer production includes Producer/Director –  Cathy Sing, Music Director –  Bernadette Furlong, Vocal/Costume Director –  Vicki Krampf,  Choreographer – Jessica Furlong, Administrative Director/Artistic Consultant –  Moira Sandford, Production Coordinator/Extended Day Program – Ryan Smith, and Technical Staff and Intern Crew –  Claire Begrowicz, Jessica Bezek, Malcolm Bornmann, Katy Chapman, Lewis Chapman, Cam Filepas, Zac Fletcher, Elanor Gross, Callie Holtermann, Juliana Krampf, Maeve Merzena, Abel Mesretab, Dominique Ryalls, Brian Sandford, Lindsay Sanford, Morgan Schragger, Emily Sing, Jillian Sing, Chris Walton and Katie Weinstein.  HVCT is proud to be supported by a huge network of parents, grandparents, and community members who volunteer their time and energy to supporting the organization to assist in the numerous tasks involved in making HVCT happen.  HVCT is also thankful to the HVRSD school district, who have supported their efforts to enrich the community and given us a home since 1998.

Celebrating its 17th summer season, Hopewell Valley Children’s Theatre is a non-profit arts education program, endorsed by the NJ Council of the Arts and serving the Hopewell Valley Community since 1998.  HVCT’s mission, to enrich and enhance the self-esteem and talents of local students through performing arts, has been the driving force for the program’s expansion to year round performing arts experiences.  HVCT has always been “For Kids…By Kids”…keeping the students’ talents and need for growth and self esteem at the forefront of the organization’s mindset.  Students are involved in every facet of the production…onstage and off…through hands-on learning environment.

All performances will be at the Performing Arts Center at Hopewell Valley….located on the Hopewell Valley Central High School campus right off Route 31…at 259 Pennington-Titusville Road, Pennington NJ.  Tickets are $12 Adults, $8 Students/SeniorCitizens/Teachers and are on sale now.   Reserved seating is available for purchase online through HVCT’s website, WWW.HVCT.ORG orWWW.SHOWTIX4U.COM. General Admission seating will be available at the theater box office 1 hour prior to the performances.  For group sales of 20 or more discounts are available… please email   For information about HVCT and upcoming programs, including fall/winter elementary school program, Disney’s The Aristocats, Kids, visit the website, or call (609) 649-3042.