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Posted on: June 6, 2019

See the Theatre in the Park's production of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" with 50 Plus Day Trip

50 Plus Day Trip - Theatre in the Park

Enjoy the Theatre in the Park's production of  "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" during a June 26 day trip being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

This “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” Day Trip promises a  fabulous night under the stars  in the comfort of reserved seats  in Shawnee Mission Park during the Theatre in the Park's 50th outdoor season of summer musicals. Audience members will take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming’s children’s book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (of Mary Poppins fame), “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find “Truly Scrumptious.”  This show is rated PG and is sure to enchant all ages.

To find this trip in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 Plus and then under travel. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “day trip.” 

This trip will leave at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, from Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam, and return at approximately 11 p.m. The cost is $49 per person and includes transportation, theater ticket, and dinner at a local restaurant. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359 or register online at

While JCPRD’s 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in a 50 Plus class are invited to call the 50 Plus Department at (913) 826-2975 for space availability.

The My JCPRD Activities catalog is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.