Viewfinder: The Musical Mission Tour
Youth group performs for Easton Boys and Girls Club.
Musical Mission Tour, a youth musical group from Indiana, performed “ There’s a Monster in My Closet” Thursday morning afternoon for summer day campers at the Boys and Girls Club of Easton.
“There’s a Monster in My Closet” follows Murray, the loveable closet monster as he goofs his way through a musical Dream Kingdom.
Musical Mission Tour, from Clay United Methodist Church in South Bend Indiana, has 64 youthful performers, producers, college interns and chaperones. The show cast members are in seventh to tenth -grades. The group is on a week-long tour that included stops in Easton and Bethlehem.
The group left South Bend on Sunday and did shows at the Centre Ave. YMCA and Hazlewood YMCA in Pittsburgh on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday they gave a performance at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh.
After their Easton show on Thursday, they returned to the Bethlehem YMCA, where they stayed overnight. On Friday the group traveled to New York City, where they hoped to find a beach for some relaxation and fun time. Their final show is on Saturday at a New York YMCA Camp. They will head back to South Bend on Sunday.
The Musical Mission Tour staff includes Christopher Griffith, executive producer, Deseree Prentice, associate producer, Malory Pecina, assistant producer and Sara Bartlett, president.
Their shows are free for all ages. The group’s mission is “to bring music and stories to lives of those who don’t get to experience happy endings”.