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Junie B. Jones is Not A Crook

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“Small things loom large in a child’s eyes, and that’s a truth captured beautifully in...Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook.”

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“My children were laughing and cavorting through the entire show and having so much fun that they didn’t even realize they were watching young Junie grapple with an ethical dilemma.”
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“Junie B. Jones is an hilarious character who is energetic, exasperating, and most of all, lovable. The play is clever enough to charm all ages.”
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“This production is a ton of fun, for grown-ups and kids, people who love Junie B. and people who have never heard of her.”
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“With careful attention to detail and clearly a huge amount of affection for Barbara Park’s characters, playwright Gregory…weaves two individual plots into one.”
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Cast & Synopsis

7 Actors, with doubling (4 Women/3 Men)

Junie B Batman SmellsDiving back into the gut-busting world of Junie B. and her friends Grace, Lucille,Ricardo, Meanie Jim, and Handsome Warren in a brand new adventure — this time something terrible has happened! And it's called someone took Junie B.’s new black furry mittens! And they kept them! So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers. And guess what? There's a new boy in kindergarten! So why does he think Junie B. is a nutball?! With the help of her friends and a whole lot of laughter, Junie B. struggles with the issue of honesty and learns crucial lessons about being yourself and doing the right thing in this hilarious and heartfelt story, based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park.

Development | Production History

Developed at Childsplay, Inc.
Premiered at Childsplay, Debra Stevens director
Over 100 productions around the country



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