Young Performers' Theatre (YPT)

Performances: Saturdays at 2:00pm; and closing weekend Friday 7:00pm, Saturday 2:00pm, Sunday 2:00pm. School matinees also available.

We invite you to see our talented youth perform!

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The Davis Musical Theatre Company's Young Performers' Theatre (YPT) is an all-volunteer organization. Actors ages 7 through 17 may participate - 18-year-old high school students are also encouraged to participate. No experience is required, but selection is by audition.

Summer 2024 - Upcoming Shows

Tom Sawyer - July 19 through July 28, 2024

The classic Mark Twain story jumps off the page and comes to life in this musical adaptation of America's favorite book. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER is the irresistible story of a young boy growing up in the heartland of America.  Set in 1840 Missouri, it is the tale of young Tom Sawyer and the never ending mischief of which he so often finds himself a part of; whether it's matching wits with Aunt Polly, tricking his friends into white-washing a fence for him, or narrowly escaping the clutches of a murderous villain. Along with best friend Huckleberry Finn and love interest Becky Thatcher, the greatest Tom Sawyer exploits are plucked from the book and plopped on the stage.  

Recommended for all ages

Auditions: May 20, 2024 & May 21, 2024

2024 - 2025 Season - Upcoming Shows

Addams Family, Young@Part - September 14 through October 6, 2024

School Matinees: October 1, 2024; 9:15am and noon

Underwritten by Betty J. Paro

Celebrate the wackiness in every family with our best-selling Broadway musical adapted for youth performers! Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family whom her parents have never met. She confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before– keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

Recommended for all ages

Auditions: Jul 22, 2024 & Jul 23, 2024

James and the Giant Peach, Jr - November 16 through December 8, 2024

School Matinees: December 3, 2024; 9:15am and noon

Underwritten by Betty J. Paro

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach... and launches a journey of enormous proportions. Suddenly, James finds himself in the center of the gigantic peach – among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities – but, after it falls from the tree and rolls into the ocean, the group faces hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements. Thanks to James' quick wit and creative thinking, the residents learn to live and work together as a family. Featuring a wickedly tuneful score and a witty and charming book, this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is destined to be a classic.

Recommended for the whole family

Auditions: Sep 16, 2024 & Sep 17, 2024

Frozen, Jr - March 15 through April 6, 2025

School Matinees: April 1, 2025; 9:15am and noon

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart! 

Auditions: Jan 6, 2025 & Jan 7, 2025

Annie, Jr. - May 3 through May 25, 2025

School Matinees: May 6, 2025; 9:15am and noon

A red-haired mop-top orphan, yearning to break out of her dreary life in an orphanage run by an iron-fisted, boozy matron, charms billionaire Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks into adopting her—but what she really wants is to find her real parents. Includes “Hard Knock Life”, “A New Deal for Christmas”, and the classic “Tomorrow”.

Auditions: Mar 17, 2025 & Mar 18, 2025