St Joseph’s Primary School student Mae Carroll and her peers are gearing up for their Christmas musical, Little Joey’s Gift. PHOTO: Jojo Newby
St Joseph’s Primary School student Mae Carroll and her peers are gearing up for their Christmas musical, Little Joey’s Gift. PHOTO: Jojo Newby Jojo Newby

Cute critters have ears for music

IF YOU see a menagerie of native animals converging on St Joseph's Primary School today, don't be alarmed.

They're little actors in the school's Christmas musical, Little Joey's Gift.

A cast of more than 140 kids will take to the stage, with star Mae Carroll playing the role of Little Joey.

Co-director Renee Howland said the kids were eager to perform.

"We've been rehearsing all term. The kids are really excited and there's a bit of a buzz in the school," she said.

"They've really loved it."

The opening scene of the musical will star the Junior Joeys - preschool children who will be starting kindergarten at St Joseph's Primary School next year.

Mrs Howland said the musical was part of the school's arts and music program.

SHOW DETAILS
St Joseph's Primary School Christmas musical.
Matinee performance at noon today.
Evening show at 6.30pm tonight.
On stage at the St Joseph's Primary School hall in Hyde St, South Grafton.
$5 for single ticket.
$10 for family ticket.
Contact the school on 6642 2899 for more information.



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