Applause for a Cause
Applause for a Cause, a musical theater performance by Acadiana kids benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Elementary and middle school students from across Acadiana will participate in an intensive week-long musical theater workshop under the leadership of professional musicians, choreographer, vocal coaches and drama director.
This project will culminate in two live-music performances of the original musical, “Gideon: A Musical about Uncommon Courage” on Friday, July 18 at 1pm and 6:30 pm at the Bayou Church. Student assistant director for the production is Lafayette native and St. Jude patient, Parker Rivera. Throughout the week students will hear the stories of Acadiana families whose children are St. Jude patients and learn about the mission of this outstanding organization. Donations will be accepted at the door and 100% of the donations will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Performances are free and will be held at The Bayou Church. Donations will be accepted at the door with 100% of proceeds going to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.