Giveaway: Tickets to A Night In New Orleans: A Magic Tree House Adventure at NJPAC

WINNER: Congratulations to deefs!

Fans of the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne, my 8 year old is big time, will not want to miss A Night in New Orleans: A Magic Tree House Adventure, a jazz musical based on A Good Night for Ghosts, book #42 playing at NJPAC on October 20 as part of the The TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival.

Created by Osborne’s playwright-musician husband Will Osborne in collaboration with Murray Horwitz (co-creator of the Broadway hit, Ain’t Misbehavin’) and legendary New Orleans composer Allen Toussaint, the show will transport audiences back to 1915 New Orleans, where the streets are filled with music – and the night is filled with ghosts! On the eve of All Saints Day – the most haunted night of the year – beloved Magic Tree House characters Jack and Annie must find a young Louis Armstrong and put him on the path to becoming the king of jazz. Featuring a live band, a cast of skilled performers, and a powerful message about dreams, race, and possibilities, this musical introduces young audiences to the magic of music, the thrill of live theater – and the joy of jazz!

Mary Pope Osborne told Barista Kids, “My husband Will and I are so excited to be partnering with NJPAC for the premier of a new Magic Tree House musical, A Night in New Orleans.  Bringing together live jazz, acting, dance—all performed by young people, for other young people—is thrilling.  We hope this show will also encourage children to explore the world of books to learn more about Louis Armstrong and his legacy.”

Thanks to the generosity of NJPAC, Barista Kids is excited to give away 4 tickets to A Night In New Orleans: A Magic Tree House Adventure to one lucky family….

To enter tell us your kid’s favorite Magic Tree House book in comments.

No purchase necessary. Starts  Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 12:30 pm EST and ends Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 11:59 pm. One person who replies to this post by 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, October 7, 2012  will be chosen at random to win four tickets to the A Night In New Orleans: A Magic Tree House Adventure jazz musical at NJPAC on Saturday, October 20 at 4 pm. Open to U.S. residents ages 18 and older. Void where prohibited.

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Good luck!

If you’re so excited and want your tickets now, you can purchase tickets to either the 1 pm or the 4 pm show on October 20 at NJPAC online here now! Tickets are $29.

A Night In New Orleans: A Magic Tree House Adventure
NJPAC, One Center Street, Newark, NJ
Saturday, October 20 at 1 pm and 4 pm

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  1. My 6 year old son loves Magic Tree House. He loves Goodnight for Gorillas. My 3 year old loves Midnight on the Moon.

  2. My kids just love Polar Bears Past Bedtime because it takes place at the North Pole and Jack and Annie meet an Inuit – I am sure they will love the New Orleans book – as their mom lived there and their dad is the hugest jazz fan!!!

  3. “Vacation Under the Volcano” lead to a great discussion about life and death. It wasn’t easy to talk about what happened in Pompeii. But that was also what was so good about it.

  4. My 8-year-old is a such a fan of the Magic Treehouse series! Her favorite: Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve!

  5. We have loved them all and are awaiting the latest one. Torn between “Blizzard of the Blue Moon” because it was about Manhattan AND had a unicorn or “Night of the New Magicians” because of the sheer inspiration we sensed with all those geniuses getting together (and in Paris.)

  6. My son is 8 and loves every adventure with the Magic Tree House! He just finished reading “A Night in New Orleans: A Magic Tree House Adventure,” as part of our library book club.

    Now, he is playing his recorder pretending he is ‘Dipper’ Louie Armstrong. He loves the songs and I love playing them for him ..especially “It’s a Wonderful World!” He is eager to see the show & hoping to get Mary Pope Osbourne’s autograph! fingers & toes crossed!!

  7. Geez, so many great choices … but having just asked my 8-year-old, she says “Magicians at Midnight.”

  8. My 9 yr old son loves them all his favorite, is about a mummy and the one about the flying dragon. Unfortunately he doesn’t know the titles. But we also love the theater and would love to win these tickets. Thanks to one of his kindergarten teachers for introducing him to the “Jack and Annie” books.

  9. My 6 year old daughter loves Hour of the Olympics best so far….but we have still have many more to read!

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