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Theatre Review: ‘Miss Nelson is Missing’ at Adventure Theatre MTC

Cast of ‘Miss Nelson is Missing’ at Adventure Theatre MTC.
Cast of ‘Miss Nelson is Missing’ at Adventure Theatre MTC. Photo by Bruce Douglas.

‘Miss Nelson is Missing’ at Adventure Theatre MTC

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Miss Nelson is Missing arrived at Adventure Theatre MTC this month, much to the joy of students and parents all over the Washington/Baltimore area. The classic story of Miss Nelson is Missing, by Harry Allard, has become trendy again as a foot-stomping joy of a musical with book, music and lyrics by Joan Cushing.

Adventure Theatre MTC moves to the head of the class for their portrayal of a teacher at the end of her rope because of the misbehaving elementary school children in Room 207. Miss Nelson is kind and earnest in her goal of teaching the importance of respect, obedience and kindness, but the children easily take advantage of Miss Nelson’s gentleness with endless spit balls, jump-roping and paper airplanes flying at the most inopportune times.

Read more at MDTheatreGuide.com.