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The Jungle Book KIDS (2015-2016)

Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Terry Gilkyson
Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music Adapted and Arranged by Bryan Louiselle
Based on the Screenplay by Larry Clemmons
Based on the Novel 'The Jungle Book' by Rudyard Kipling



  • Four performances of The Jungle Book KIDS were held on August 20-23, 2015 at the Johnson High School Performing Arts Center in Gainesville, GA.

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Graphic Artwork for poster: Carly Berg and Dan Berg

2016 Junior Theater Festival

  • The Petite Poppers performed a 15 minute version of Jungle Book KIDS at the 2016 Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, GA (January 15th-17th). 


115 teams from 26 states (and multiple countries as far away as New Zealand) competed at the 2016 JTF (5,850 festival attendees)!

Congratulations to all of our award winners at JTF 2016!

Outstanding Individual Performance - Male: 

All Star Cast: 

Golden Ticket for the Choreography DVD audition:


Broadway Jr Slam: 

 Male: Jonathan Ingram

Jesse Hanks, Reece Lamb

Grace Dorminy, Jonathan Ingram,

Halle Macpherson, Kailey Souder

Asa Chastain, Grace Dorminy 

Watch the team's adjudication performance

Cast of The Jungle Book KIDS




King Louie:

Shere Khan:

Colonel Hathi:


Featured Elephant:

Baby Elephant:

Old Monkey:

Coconut Tree/Shanti:


Bumble Bees:



Elephant Troupe:


Grace Dorminy

Kailey Souder

Jonathan Ingram

Halle MacPherson

Reece Lamb

Jesse Hanks

Abi Minnear

Ansley Allen

Angelica Krubeck

Asa Chastain

Maddie Greene

Jubilee Chastain, Balthazar Gradin, Avery Haddon

Rylee Lamb, Ashley Neff, Mackay Vinton

Annie Cobb, Karen Harris, Caroline Neese, Holly Tillirson

Jack Goebel, Balthazar Gradin, Avery Haddon, Aubrey Hairston

Asa Chastain, Jubilee Chastain, Aubrey Hairston, Reagan Lamb, Sydnee Taylor

Ansley Allen, Annie Cobb, Jack Goebel, Balthazar Gradin, Avery Haddon, Aubrey Hairston, Jesse Hanks, Karen Harris, Reagan Lamb, Abi Minnear, Caroline Neese, Sydnee Taylor, Holly Tillirson

Production Team & Crew


Music Director:


Stage Manager:

Artistic Directors:

Theater Manager:

Costume Design:

Set Design:



Elephant Costumes:

Costume Assistants:

Set Construction:


Tech Crew:


Additional Volunteers:

Joe Harris

Heidi Rider

Kaitlin Gentry

Heidi Rider

Carly Ann Berg, Haden Rider

Jody Key

Kawanna Martin

Deangela Chastain

Philip Carroll

Grant Key, Ashley Thomas

Rachel Krubeck

Michelle and Catherine Peets, Julia Veiga, Melissa Giles, Jody Key, Alana Greene

Chastain Family, Rider Family, Ed Dorminy, Kaitlin Gentry, Dan Berg, Fox Gradin, Paul Goebel, Lauren Neese, Craig Neff, Chelsea Thomas

Jody Key, Terri Rider, Alana Greene, Stacy Neff

Morgan Coolick, Cole Singleton

Alana Greene, Jody Key, Carly Berg, Dan Berg

Bob & Stacy MacPherson

Special Thanks!

Special Thanks to: Johnson High School, Central Baptist Church, Georgia Design & Graphics 

Stage greenery provided by: The Holly Theater, Neva Garrett 

Play On Players would like to also thank the many wonderful parents who were involved with this production. THANK YOU! 

The Jungle Book KIDS was presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials were also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212) 397-4684 

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