Tuesday, March 8, 2022

PINKALICIOUS Returns to The Growing Stage


The Growing Stage, The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey is proud to present the return of 


WHEN: March 18th through April 10th with performances Saturdays at 4:00PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM and a special Opening Night Performance March 18th at 7:30PM. 
Historic Palace Theatre, Route 183, 7 Ledgewood Avenue
$28 for adults, $22 for seniors and $18 for children.
To purchase tickets, please visit or call (973) 347-4946. Group rates are available.

PINKALICIOUS The Musical premiered at The Growing Stage in March 2020 and run for 3 performances before The Growing Stage closed their doors due to the covid-19 pandemic.

PINKALICIOUS The Musical features Music & Lyrics by Victoria Kann, Elizabeth Kann and John Gregor and Book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann. This production is directed by Danny Campos, TGS Theatre Artist and Director of Marketing with Musical Direction by Laura Petrie and Choreography by Jillian Petrie.

 is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe – a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament. PINKALICIOUS The Musical is about learning the power of self-control and the importance of moderation.

 features the talents of five professional performers in the cast plus a Cupcake Ensemble of young performers. Returning to the Palace in the title role is Casey Esbin of New City, NY, as Pinkalicious; TGS favorites: Dave Cameron (Matilda, The Wizard of OZ) of Cedar Grove, NJ, as Mr. Pinkerton; Lori B. Lawrence (The Wizard of OZ) of Hackettstown, NJ, as Mrs. Pinkerton; Jeorgi Smith (Frosty, The Wizard of OZ) of Green Township, NJ as Alison/Dr. Wink and making his TGS debut is Danny Francis of South Plainfield, NJ as Peter. Rounding out the cast are Josephine Hardy of Hackettstown, NJ; Ruby Turner of Flanders, NJ; Kayleigh Hannah of Hackettstown, NJ and Madison Peralta of Budd Lake, NJ as the Cupcake Ensemble.

PINKALICIOUS The Musical is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW), 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036.

The Growing Stage’s programs are made possible, in part, by funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, and individuals. The Growing Stage continues to nurture the development of the performing arts through education, and to create, produce, and perform works that engage the entire family.