January 28, 2023

JDP Theatre Company Kicks Off Third Annual Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser

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Across the street from the cemetery in which part of Hocus Pocus 2 was filmed in East Providence, JDP Theatre Company's Pumpkin Patch fundraiser hit the hay! With the help of the Troop One Scouts of Seekonk, the East Providence High School football team, and East Providence middle school student volunteers, 4,000 pumpkins & gourds were unloaded on October 1st (in the rain and all) in preparation for opening day on October 2nd. 

The Pumpkin Patch fundraiser is held at 1336 Pawtucket Ave in East Providence (JDP’s rehearsal space) and has free entertainment & activities for all ages all month long. Featuring story times in the patch, acapella performances, a 20-minute original musical called “The Monster Mash Halloween Bash”, and a Hocus Pocus themed party with trick or treating, fortune telling, costume contests, and more, this is certainly not a fundraiser to miss. Visit @jdptheatreco on Facebook and Instagram to view the schedule of events & check out the selection of available pumpkins.

About JDP Theatre Co. 
JDP Theatre Co. is a nonprofit (501c3) community theatre organization that was founded in 2018. Voted runner-up for “Best Live Theatre” in the 2021 ProJo Readers Choice Awards and “Top-Rated Nonprofit” for the fourth consecutive year through Great Nonprofits, JDP continues to carry out its mission to provide inclusive, accessible, and professional-quality performance opportunities & arts education that will make a substantial difference in the life of youth and young adults. The organization offers a wide range of programs for community members ages 5-25 which include participation in Broadway musicals & critically acclaimed dramas throughout the year, classes, camps, intensives, private lessons, and so much more.

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