Summer 2016 Shows!

Audition for our two 2016 summer shows, "School of Rock" and "Wizard of Oz!" "School of Rock" is a brand new musical based on the famous Paramount film written by Mike White, which starred Jack Black. And "The Wizard of Oz" is perhaps the most beloved story/movie/musical of all time.

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12.14 Foundation - The Lion King, Jr

The Lion King, Jr.

The Lion King, Jr was a huge success with over 135 young students on stage and many more designing the stage, lights and sound!

Liberty Smith - NewArts

Liberty Smith

Our Regional-Premier of "Liberty Smith" in the summer of 2015 was a visually stunning show filled with witty comedy and powerful moments. The cast, from the youngest to the most senior, put on the performance of a lifetime!

Original CD Preview Concert at 54 Below in New York City

In January 2015, both casts of our original musical "A Rockin Midsummer Night's Dream" performed at the world famous 54 Below in New York City.

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Scotty McCreery, Benefit Concert December 4th, 2014!

Toyota Oakdale in Wallingford, CT, on Thursday, December 4, for a special 1214 Foundation Benefit Concert. A portion of the VIP Package Ticket sales will go to support the 1214 Foundation!

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101 Dalmatians

View the photo gallery of our original adaptation or "The 101 Dalmatians Musical" performed by 107 Newtown children ages 4-14 and a professional Broadway actor in August 2014.

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A Rockin' Midsummer

View the photo gallery of our world premiere performances of A Rockin' Midsummer Night's Dream in Newtown, Connecticut, August 2014, The shows involved over 50 students actors and 3 professional Broadway actors.

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Dennis DeYoung of Styx

Dennis DeYoung of Styx worked alongside Artistic Director Michael Unger in Newtown, Connecticut. They developed our 2014 summer production of "The 101 Dalmatians Musical" at Newtown High School.

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Audition Information!

We are proud to announce our 2016 summer shows, "School of Rock" and "Wizard of Oz!" Be a part of this incredible opportunity for character development thorough challenging experiences in the performing arts.

Four Reasons to Support the 12.14 Foundation

An enduring remembrance

1 A Create a landmark Performing Arts Center of historical significance designed by a team of world-class professionals. A unique, multi-purpose, facility that attracts world-class performers. A building representing our feelings and memories that will also be a beacon of hope for the future.


An Academy of the Arts

2The Centre’s Academy will create new educational opportunities, allowing practice in the performing arts for young people and their families. Each discipline will be supported by dedicated professionals, and draw upon the talents of leaders from the Newtown area, from New York City, and from around the world.


A stage for discussion

3Provide a local, national, and international stage for discussion of issues affecting our nation’s culture, technology, entertainment, and social progress in an objective, apolitical format. The Centre will incorporate advanced multi-media capabilities to extend our reach to a worldwide audience.


A global influence

4By nurturing children’s talents and improving their creative abilities, we can help them overcome great tragedy and build a brighter future. The Performing Arts Centre will be a vehicle through which we inspire each other, our community, and the world to overcome horrible loss by responding with positive action.