Disney’s My Son Pinocchio Jr. comes to Abbotsford

Lighthouse Theatre presents the show at MCA

Lighthouse Theatre is presenting Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.

Lighthouse Theatre is presenting Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr.

Lighthouse Theatre is presenting Disney’s My Son Pinocchio Jr., a new musical, which retells the classic Disney story from Geppetto’s perspective.

Lighthouse Theatre is the musical theatre program of Heritage Christian Online School, comprised of a dynamic group of 38 distributed learning/home schooled and public school students, ranging from Grades 2 to 12.

The students are committed to a high standard of excellence in acting, singing, and choreography, to the costumes and impressive set design.

My Son Pinocchio Jr. is a magical mix of heartwarming fairy tale and action-packed adventure, touching on the universal themes of family and love, as Geppetto learns what it means to become a father.

Performances are at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, beginning Wednesday, May 20 at 7 p.m., Friday, May 22 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, May 23 at 2 and 7 p.m.

Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 at the door, and can be purchased at theatre.onlineschool.ca, House of James, the Abbotsford Visitor’s Centre, and eventbrite.ca.