ST. CLOUD - GREAT Theatre is bringing all the colorful fin-filled world of Junie B Jones to life at the Paramount Theater starting Friday.

The classic book series has been adapted to fit the stage in the play called Junie B. Jones is not a crook. The young actress playing Junie is Katharine Lathe. She says that she see's a lot of herself in Junie's character.

"Junie is super talkative and energetic and her personality reminds me a lot of myself."

Lathe's younger sister Sophia Lathe is also an actress in the play. She plays Junie's friend Grace. The sisters say it is a lot of fun being involved in the show together,

"We love it. It is fun to be able to drill lines together."

The young cast members say that people who come to the show will be treated to a laugh-filled time.

"Expect to laugh a lot. There is a lot of laughter, a lot of smiling. Young kids and adults will love this play."

Tickets are available for the show at the Paramount box office and are $15 for students and $25 for adults.

Show Dates/Times:
Friday, Oct. 20 at 7:30pm
Saturday, Oct. 21 at 2:00pm
Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2:00pm
Friday, Oct. 27 at 7:30pm*
Saturday, Oct. 28 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct. 29 at 2:00pm

(Photo: Justin LaBounty)