COLDWATER – Sit back and have a big family-friendly laugh when comedy juggler Josh Casey opens Tibbits’ Popcorn Theatre season on June 21 and 22 at 10 am.
Casey's show is made up of comedy and antics including juggling, audience participation, jokes and stunts. Stunts include catching a guitar with his face, pogo sticks, spinning balls, punch balloons and slick juggling moves. Casey likes to keep it fresh and fun by involving comedy as well as audience participation into his stunts.
Josh Casey has traveled the country for the past 20 years performing his highly interactive shows. As a child, he got his start entertaining at talent shows and community events. Becoming addicted to the applause, laughter and learning new skills, Josh became hooked on performing. Starting small, he now has an ever-growing calendar where he performs for corporate events, colleges and theatres. On top of his two decades of juggling experience, he has a degree in Theatre arts. Casey has appeared on the Late Show and holds a Guinness World Record.
“Josh Casey Comedy Juggler” opens the Popcorn Theatre season, with a great lineup following: “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” “The Wind in the Willows,” “Classic Cartoon Cavalcade,” and “Pinocchio.” All Tibbits Popcorn Theatre presentations are Fridays and Saturdays at 10am and run through August 10. Patrons will be treated to free popcorn and juice at intermission. After each performance, audiences have the opportunity to meet the actors, get autographs, and pose for photos.
“Josh Casey Comedy Juggler” is sponsored by first-time sponsor Vested Risk Strategies. While Vested Risk Strategies has been around for 80 years, they pride themselves on a fresh new approach, striving to be a trusted advisor to their clients, not just sell insurance. They help identify, prioritize and build a strategy to manage the risks faced by individuals, families and businesses. They deliver peace of mind and a sense of control beyond just insurance.
Chris Sumnar, president of Vested Risk Strategies says “Popcorn Theatre is something my entire family looks forward to every year! To have a venue like Tibbits with such amazing programming for all ages is a huge asset to the community.”
Overall Popcorn Theatre sponsors include Battle Creek Community Foundation and Dr. Jon and Seibra Herbener. Popcorn is donated by Ed Lake, with juice donated by McDonalds: The Maynard Organization.
The box office at the theatre is open for the summer, Monday-Friday, from 9am-5pm. Tickets are $9 (price includes fees) and are also available at Tibbits.org, or by calling 517-278-6029. Tibbits Opera House is located at 14 S. Hanchett St., Coldwater, MI. Group and family rates are available.