By STEVEN SPARKMAN
TRYPS Children’s Theater will perform two plays at Rock Bridge High School’s performing arts center this week and next week. The plays will be “Footloose,” the story of a Chicago boy who moves to a small town that has banned dancing, and “Annie Jr.,” the story of a lovable orphan in New York during the Great Depression.
“Footloose” will be performed from Thursday, July 8, through Sunday, July 10. “Annie Jr.” will be performed from Thursday, July 15, through Sunday, July 18. Shows start at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays.
Tickets are $7 each, $3 lap seats for children under 2. Advance tickets can be purchased at all Columbia Hy-Vee and Callaway Bank locations, Commerce Bank on Bernadette Drive and Landmark Bank downtown on Broadway.