Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Auburn Area Community Theatre will present its first youth show of the season, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.," in October, presented through Musical Theater International.

Bring your family and join 41 actors, ages 5-12, for this high-flying musical adventure of Caractacus Potts and his children, Jeremy and Jemima, as they restore an old car that has magical abilities. They join forces with Truly Scrumptious and Grandpa Potts to escape the evil Baron Bomburst’s schemes as he tries to take the car for himself.

Performances will take place at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center on 222 E Drake Ave. in Auburn on Oct. 3-5, 7, and 10 and 11 at 6:30 p.m. with matinées on Oct. 5 and 12 at 4 p.m. Runtime is about 60 minutes.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Oct. 7 will be Family Night and all tickets will be $8. Call 246-1084 or visit for ticket purchases and more information. Email for group rate information.

The rest of AACT’s season includes the shows The Little Prince, High School Musical Jr., and Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike. Auditions for all shows throughout the year are open to the public, for community members with or without experience, and details can be found on the website, or on Facebook at

Auburn Area Community Theatre is a nonprofit organization that exists to serve the Auburn/Opelika Community.

Its purpose is to provide an opportunity for education and participation in the world of theatre and present a quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking theatre experience. AACT is actively soliciting new members who have an interest in helping the growth of community theatre.

AACT members and the community-at-large are encouraged to participate. For more information please visit

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