Winnie the Pooh KIDS the Musical

A NYT Jr. Production


Winnie the Pooh Kylie Bowdey

Pooh’s Tummy Esther Ehlis

Tigger Logan Spotafore

Piglet Sophia Weiser

Rabbit Ian Amaro

Owl Etta McCurdy

Kanga Jade Bowry

Roo Emma Bucher

Eeyore Keira Quinn

Christopher Robin Rose Lindstrom

Red Narrator Caleb Granado

Orange Narrator Autumn Mariotti

Yellow Narrator Rachel Crosby

Green Narrator Kyleigh Lucas

Blue Narrator Kylie Peterson

Indigo Narrator Gabby Herd

Violet Narrator Lucy Hosterman


Esther Ehlis

Chloe Hinton

Lilia Uzcategui

Mariana Aburto

Animal Word Chorus

Brycen Cosgrove

Ezra Montour

Keller Odekirk

Livy Cosgrove

Olivia Simpson

Xander Harrison

Zoe Peterson

Skylar Bowdey


Director   Victoria Pace 

Musical Direction   Kimberly Jongejan

Costume Designer   Jillian Keiffer

Set Designers   Patrick Berger and Dan Mori

Sound Designers   Dan Mori and Maddie Morgan

Props Manager   Maru Garcia

Lighting Designer   Morgan Ehersman

Assistant Stage Manager   Hazel Foubert

Production Assistant   Elizabeth Clement

Deck Manager   Nine Muller

Backstage Manager   Madysen Hunter

Tech Crew   Reagan Sanford, Eleanor Savage, Vienna Frey, Lincoln Witham

Book by Cheryl Davis

Based on stories of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film 

Words and Music by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

Music adapted and arranged and additional music by Will Van Dyke 


Arts and Culture Manager   Michael Stricker

Theater Program Manager   Patrick Berger

Theater Coordinator    Kimberly Jongejan

Patron Services Coordinator   Candice Marchese

Marketing Coordinator   Terra Mueller

Patron Services   Violet Mitchell, Zahra Murad and Kyle VanDewart

Thank you to all our parent volunteers!
We couldn’t do this without you.

Winnie The Pooh KidsIs presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Any video recording made of this performance is authorized for personal, at-home, non-commercial use only. The sale or distribution of such recording is strictly prohibited under federal copyright law.  Photography, videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited. 


“Winnie the Pooh” – Company

“The Tummy Song”  – Pooh, Pooh’s Tummy, Animal Chorus

“The Wonderful Thing About Tigger” – Tigger

“The Wonderful Thing About Tiggers (Part 2)” – Animal Chorus

“Pooh and Piglet” – Pooh, Piglet, Pooh’s Tummy

“Honey” – Bees

“The Backson Song” – Pooh, Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Kanga, Roo, Tigger, Animal Chorus

“Honey Two!” – Bees

“The Backson Song (Reprise)” – Company


“Halfway Down” – Animal Chorus

“Honey Three!” – Bees, Pooh’s Tummy

“Hip Hip Pooh Ray / Winnie the Pooh (Finale)”  – Company

“Everything Is Honey / Winnie the Pooh (Bows)” – Company


Kylie Bowdey

Winnie the Pooh

Kylie is so excited to be doing her 4th show here at NYT. She is a 7th grade Vocal major at Denver School of the Arts. Previous shows include “Frozen jr.”, “Matilda”, and most recently “Suessical.” She is so grateful for such a great cast to work with. Kylie is also very thankful for all her friends and family who supports her love for performing. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Esther Ehlis

Pooh’s Tummy

Esther is ecstatic to be here for her 4th NYT performance. Her previous shows include Frozen Jr, Willy Wonka, and Alice in Wonderland. Esther is a 4th grade homeschooler at Ascend Co-op. She loves to read, play sports, and dance in her free time. She would like to thank her family for supporting and inspiring her, her cast for being such an awesome group to work with, and she gives big thanks to her amazing director Vikki, who made this show possible. She hopes you won’t forget to always laugh until your tummy hurts, and that if you don’t take risks in life you won’t get anywhere.

Logan Spotafore


Logan is 11 years old and excited to play Tigger in his 4th NYT production; previous credits include Olaf (Frozen), Augustus Gloop (Willy Wonka) and Tweedle Dum (Alice in Wonderland).  Some of his favorite performances outside of NYT are Scuttle (The Little Mermaid) and Gomez Addams (Addams Family). Logan is in 6th grade at Manhattan Middle School of the Arts. He likes to play piano and games! He would like to thank all of the cast & crew who helped make this awesome show.

Sophia Weiser


Sophia is very excited to be part of Winnie the Pooh Kids. This is her third time performing NYT production previously playing in Alice in Wonderland and Willy Wonka Jr. She has earned “Most Improved Actor Award” from NYT.  Sophia found her passion for acting, dancing and singing. She is in third grade and attends Peak to Peak school.

Ian Amaro


Ian Amaro, is in the role of rabbit. He is a six grader at Rocky top middle school. He has taken several theatre classes with NYT and DCPA, however, this is his first production. He loves singing and dancing, and is the overall life of the party with constant smile on his face. He would like to thank his mom and dad for always supporting him in his theatre endeavors. He would also like to thank NYT for giving him the opportunity to be in a production because absolutely loves being part of this cast! 

Etta McCurdy


Etta, a 5th grader at The Studio School, is thrilled to join her friends in the Hundred Acre Wood for her third NYT production. Her favorite roles include Chip in Beauty and the Beast (Arvada Center), Anna in Frozen Jr. (NYT), Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka Jr. (NYT), Marian Paroo in Music Man Jr. (The Studio School), and Zuzu in It’s a Wonderful Life (Eklund Opera).  She was a state champion (vocal) at the Night of the Stars Competition and loves dancing, acting, and all things theatrical. Etta would like to thank her directors for this awesome opportunity!

Jade Bowry


Jade is so exited for her first show at NYT. She is a 7th grade theatre major at Denver School of the Arts. She loves doing theatre work and spending time with her family and friends. When not acting she enjoys running and volleyball. Jade has become good friends with the other cast members and enjoys spending time with them.

Emma Bucher


Emma is thrilled to be working with NYT. This is her first production. Emma is a 5th grader at Silver Creek Elementary. She would like to thank her big brother, Jack, for all of his acting advice. She would like to also thank her awesome parents for their support.

Keira Quinn


Keira is 11 years old and attends 5th Grade at Sierra Elementary in Arvada, where she participates in choir and orchestra. She loves to sing, draw, play the drums and jump on the trampoline. She has been in two other shows with NYT: Willy Wonka and Alice in Wonderland. She would like to thank all of her friends from NYT for being such good friends and for giving her the fun nickname Kiri!

Rose Lindstrom

Christopher Robin

Rose is excited to be a part of her second show with NYT, Junior! A seventh grade theatre major at Denver School of the Arts, Rose previously performed in NYT Jr’s Frozen Jr (ensemble). Rose has also been seen in The Little Mermaid (ensemble, Denver School of the Arts), Puffs (Hannah, Factory Five Five), A Wrinkle in Time (Scientist, Neighborhood Music), The Descendants (ensemble, Neighborhood Music) and Beauty and the Beast (ensemble, Neighborhood Music). Rose would like to thank everyone involved for making this experience so much fun to be a part of!

Caleb Granado

Red Narrator

Caleb is excited to be back at NYT for his 3rd production.  Previous shows include “My Sister the Dragon” and “All Together Now.” Caleb is a 6th grader at Denver School of the Arts where he is a theater major.  When not on stage, you can find Caleb hanging with friends, Karoake night and spending time with family. Caleb would like to thank his family for inspiring him to follow his dreams and to the cast for being such a great group to work with! 

Autumn Mariotti

Orange Narrator

Autumn is delighted to join NYT as Orange in Whinnie the Pooh.  This is her 2nd production with NYT.  Previously, Autumn has been in Alice in Wonderland at NYT and in several productions at The Studio School where she is currently in 5th grade.  Aside from acting and singing, Autumn enjoys reading, swimming, and spending time with her family and friends.  She would like to thank the directors and staff at NYT and her castmates for all the amazing work everyone has put into this production!  She would also like to thank her family for all the support and encouragement.

Rachel Crosby

Yellow Narrator

Rachel is excited to be back at NYT for her second show. Her first show was Alice in Wonderland and she couldn’t wait to audition for Winnie the Pooh. She also loved playing the role of Eddie this year in her school production of The Enchanted Bookshop. Rachel is a sixth grader at Ascend homeschool co-op and is 12 years old. When she’s not on stage you can find Rachel hanging out with her friends or baking some kind of sweet. Rachel would like to thank Aubrey Jackson and Aliyah Ehlis for helping her get this role, and she would also like to say AEM (theater joke) and LLE!

Kyleigh Lucas

Green Narrator

Kyleigh is excited to be participating in her first production with NYT as the Green Narrator in Winnie the Pooh. Kyleigh is in the 4th grade at The Studio School where she has participated in MT Dance, Improv, instrumental music and many other art loving academics and activities. When not on stage, you can find Kyleigh dancing, expanding on her fashion knowledge, and hanging out with her family and friends. Kyleigh would like to thank her parents for always encouraging her to be whom she is meant to be and her cast and crew for making her first production so wonderful and memorable.

Kylie Peterson

Blue Narrator

I am super excited to be playing the part of the Blue Narrator. I love theater and have been in three NYT Jr. productions along with five Mazula productions. I’m in the 7th grade at Rock Top Middle School and do a lot of Choir. I like reading and playing video games in my free time.

Gabby Herd

Indigo Narrator

This is Gabby’s NYT Jr. debut and she is excited to be a part of it.  She hopes you enjoy the show.

Lucy Hosterman

Violet Narrator

Lucy is extremely excited to be in her 6th show with NYT! Past shows she has performed include Biggity Bad, All Together Now, Frozen, Willy Wonka, and  Alice in Wonderland. She would like to thank her Mom and Dad for getting into the theater in the first place, her sister for being her #1 fan, and the friends she has made that help her with lines and cues.

Chloe Hinton


Chloe is thrilled to be in her third NYT production! She has been in many previous shows which include the NYT productions of “Alice in Wonderland” and “Willy Wonka Jr.” She has also acted in her school’s performances of “Big Bad: The Musical” and “James and the Giant Peach. Chloe is a 6th grader at Bromley East Charter School in Brighton. When she is not acting, she enjoys cooking and painting. She would like to thank the cast and crew for being so supportive and kind during this amazing show!

Lilia Uzcategui


Lilia is so excited and grateful to be in her first production at NYT. Lilia is a fifth grader at Stargate School and enjoys dancing, singing, art, and, petting her dogs, Coco and Scout. She wants to thank her friends, bestie, twin, and family for supporting her on this journey and helping her pursue her dreams!friends for their support! 

Mariana Aburto


Mariana is thrilled to be making her debut with the NYT. Originally from Mexico, she is Fluent in English and Spanish. She has a passion for performing and has honed her skills through workshops at NYT. As a big fan of Harry Potter, Stranger Things, and Melanie Martinez, she loves everything related to the arts. Mariana is an active student at school, where she is a member of several clubs, such as the Student Leadership Club. Teaching assistant in the Spanish Club and Spanish interpreter volunteer, Mariana would like to thank her family for their support and the NYT team for this opportunity.

Brycen Cosgrove

Animal Word Chorus

Brycen is excited to be a part of his 3rd NYT production. Brycen played Mr. Bucket in Willy Wonka and The General in Alice in Wonderland. He has also played many different roles in productions with The Studio School where he is in 5th grade. He also loves learning stage crew at Studio. When he is not in the theater he is playing basketball, football, and video games with friends and hanging out with family. He would like to thank his teachers and supporters at school and his family. 

Ezra Montour

Animal Word Chorus

Ezra is a 3rd grader and this is his first time performing in theater. Ezra loves playing football, basketball, hockey and with his 2 baby brothers. He’s super excited for this production and for his future in theatre. Mom and dad are very proud of him for taking this leap of faith!

Keller Odekirk

Animal Word Chorus

Keller is so glad to be making his second appearance with NYT in Winnie the Pooh. Keller has been busy since his last appearance in Alice in Wonderland. He played Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol with the Broomfield Community Players and has been taking singing lessons with Spark Music. Keller loves to read about the history of people, places and things and never says no to building a Lego set. Keller wants to thank the awesome NYT team and his castmates for this wonderful experience!

Livy Cosgrove

Animal Word Chorus

Livy is a 4th grader at The Studio School. She has enjoyed being a part of many different productions at school. She is just getting started with NYT and is very happy to be a part of this production of Winnie the Pooh. She also enjoys drawing and painting and is a very talented artist. She likes playing with friends and spending time with family. She would like to thank her family for their support. 

Olivia Simpson

Animal Word Chorus

This is Olivia’s second production with NYT. She has always loved the stage and performing fearlessly without stage fright taking on song and performance at any opportunity. Olivia attends Stargate, where she immerses herself in the things she loves like art, music, and mingling with her friends. She has spent a lot of time preparing daily for her role and she realy hopes she knocks it out of the park!

Xander Harrison

Animal Word Chorus

Xander Harrison is a 5th grader at Stargate. He would like to give a special thanks to his piano/guitar/vocal teacher Mrs. Jackie Pfenning.  She has been instrumental in his growth/love of music and theater.  He loves spending time with friends and family.  This is his 1st play at NYT and he very grateful for the opportunity to be a part of it.

Zoe Peterson

Animal Word Chorus

Zoe is excited to be performing in Winnie the Pooh Kids, her third production with NYT Jr. A 3rd grader at Prairie Hills Elementary, she loves dance, playing piano, reading and playing with friends.


Animal Word Chorus

This is Skylar’s 4th show at NYT and she absolutely loves it. She has played, Frozen (oakens family) Willy Wonka (Oompa Loompa) Alice and wonderland (Cards) She loves being in Winnie the Pooh and is excited to perform for you all!