March 23 and 24: Mulan Jr.
Some 40 children from the upper elementary classes of the Aquinas Montessori School are performing at Carl Sandburg Middle School. Tickets are $5/adults; $3/children. “Mulan, Jr.” is set in ancient China. Following an invasion by the Huns, brave Mulan (played on alternate nights by Caroline Schuermann and Kathryn Mechanic) and her sidekick, the mischievous Mushu (Samantha Kadlec) strive to save the Emperor. Directed by Judy Heiser and musical guidance of Dave Futrell.