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'HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR.'
WHERE: Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main St., St. Charles
WHEN: 2 and 6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 11 to 19
COST AND INFO: $10 for students and $15 for adults; steelbeamtheatre.org, 630-587-8521
ABOUT: Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities in "High School Musical Jr.," presented by a Steel Beam Theatre cast that ranges in age from 8 to 18. Tri-Cities area actors include Gwen Collins, Tabitha Franzetti, Claire Moon, Reese Ratliff, Isabella Sanfillippo and Allison Nielsen, all of St. Charles; Ivanna EV Kurywczek of South Elgin; and Lucy Lollini and Clara Patterson, both of Batavia.