Hickory – The Hickory Community Theatre’s upcoming holiday youth show, Junie B. in Jingle Bells Batman Smells, features the return of Allison Sigmon, a young actor familiar with the role.

Sigmon played the spunky first-grader two years ago and looks forward to bringing the popular character to life one more time. Sigmon’s other previous outings on the Hickory stage have included playing Toad in The Wind in the Willows and an ogre in The Happy Hunchback and the Eager Ogres. She is a home schooled seventh grader.

The show’s two public performances are Saturday December 10th and December 17th at 2:30 on the Mainstage. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children and students. For tickets and information visit the theatre website at www.hickorytheatre.org/Season/junie-jingle/ or call 828-328-2283.

The Hickory Community Theatre is a Funded Affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells is the fifth show in the Theatre’s 68th season, sponsored by Paramount Automotive and A Cleaner World, and is produced by Childhealth Center PA and Cliff & Gaye Moone.

Photo: Allison Sigmon plays the title character in Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells, on stage at the Hickory Community Theatre for two performances, December 10 and 17 at 2:30pm. For tickets and information visit the theatre website at hickorytheatre.org/Season/junie-jingle/ or call 828-328-2283. Photo is by John Koval. Allison Sigmon is Junie B.