Theatreworks USA will present nation's the Off-Broadway premiere of the new children's musical, SkippyJon Jones, to run July 17-August 17 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

The production will be directed by Peter Flynn and choreographed by Devanand Janki. Casting will be announced at a later date.

The show, which is based on Judy Schachner's picture book of the same name, features music by Eli Bolin with book and lyrics by Kevin Del Aguila.

The story concerns a Siamese cat whose wild imagination transforms him into El Skippito Friskito, the greatest sword fighter in Mexico

The production will features scenic design by Rob Odorisio, costume design by Tracy Christensen, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, sound design by Carl Casella, and orchestrations by Frank Galgano and Matt Castle.

For tickets and more information, visit www.TWUSA.org.