Announce Summer Musical 2015


The Public Education Foundation and Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation announced today (01-13-2015) their 27th Annual Summer Musical: MARY POPPINS, to be presented July 9-12, 2015 in the Aiken Theatre at Old National Events Plaza (formerly The Centre) in downtown Evansville.  Show times are July 9, 10 and 11 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12 at 2:00 p.m.

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven TONY Awards, including Best Musical. – See more at:

All Tri-State students currently in Grades 8-12 are invited to participate in auditions, which will be held March 2, and 3, along with callback on March 4, 3:30-8:00 p.m. in the performing arts center at the Academy for Innovative Studies – Diamond Avenue.

Rehearsals will begin immediately after the end of the school year and will be held at the Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center. Students interested in participating must be able to commit to the program, including all rehearsals and show times (May 27 through July 13.)

The 2015 musical staff includes:  Producers:  Tiffany Ball & Amy Walker; Guest Director:  Robert Hunt; Director: Justin McCullough; Vocal Director: Terry Becker; Orchestra Director: Doug Goodwin; and Production Designer: Jaye Beetem.

For more information, or to make a donation in support of the Summer Musical, visit the PEF website at or contact Amy Walker, Executive Director of the Public Education Foundation, at 422-1699 or 480-7406.

The mission of the Public Education of Evansville, Inc. (PEF) is inspiring and rewarding student-centered innovation in public education.  PEF board, supporters and staff believe that high quality public education is fundamental to the economic, cultural and civic health of our society; and that all students deserve the best possible public education in order to realize their full potential.

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For More Information Contact:  Amy Walker, Executive Director, 812 422-1699 (office) or 812-480-7406 (cell).