Jingle Bells Batman Smells


Best-Selling Children’s Series Has Special Message in Time for Christmas!

LUFKIN, TX — The Angelina Arts Alliance is thrilled to announce two special performances of “Junie B. in Jingle Bells Batman Smells” on Saturday, December 15 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Performed live by Casa Manana Theater from Fort Worth, Junie B. has a special message to deliver. Here is premise of the story: It’s holiday time and everyone’s favorite first grader is back to celebrate! All of the students in Room One are happily creating the perfect holiday party. Except how is Junie B. supposed to enjoy anything when she has drawn the name of her arch nemesis, Tattletale May, for her Secret Santa Gift? But wait — the Secret Santa gift is the perfect opportunity to give May exactly what she deserves…Maybe. Holiday fun with a lesson about giving is a perfect treat for the holiday season!

The Junie B. Jones series has sold over 60 million copies in North America alone, has been translated into multiple languages, and is a beloved and time-honored staple in elementary school classrooms around the world. The series was consistently a #1 New York Times bestseller, spending over 180 weeks on the list.

What others are saying: “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells is an entertaining and heartwarming show for all ages! The audience was filled with holiday spirit and left the theater with big smiles on their faces.” – Bologna Performing Arts Center – Cleveland, MS

As part of the Angelina Arts Alliance’s annual Discovery Series, tickets are only $5 for youth and $10 for adults. To purchase tickets, go online at , call the box office at (936) 633-5454, or visit the Temple Theater box office in person. Box Office hours are Monday – Friday 11 am to 5 pm. Follow Angelina Arts Alliance on Facebook for late-breaking news and ticket giveaways.

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The Angelina Arts Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich, entertain and educate by presenting and promoting the performing arts. The annual Discovery Series is generously underwritten by funding from the T.L.L. Temple Foundation, Simon & Louise Henderson Foundation, Ernest L. Kurth, Jr. Charitable Foundation, JM Chevrolet, Harold and Conni Estes, The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Ellen Temple, Woodland Heights Medical Center.