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What Is Austin The Unstoppable?
Reigning master of the X-box and junk food junkie, eleven-year-old Austin must face the long-term consequences of an unhealthy lifestyle when he learns his mother has been diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. Austin the Unstoppable was commissioned and produced by George Street Playhouse in partnership with ShapingNJ. This musical comedy explores the challenges of one family learning how to make healthy choices together.

Since premiering in 2012, Austin the Unstoppable has toured to over 160 schools, reaching nearly 40,000 students throughout New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Read all our stories of inspiration from students and teachers.

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Key Themes
The Power of Healthy Choices
Fit for Life
You Are What You Eat
Friendship and Family
Achieving Your Dreams
Upcoming Performances
Dec
07
Kisthardt Elementary School
Hamilton, NJ
Unstoppable Schools
School Spotlight
Auten Road Intermediate School, Hillsborough, New Jersey

Auten Road Intermediate School in Hillsborough, NJ has been bringing Austin the Unstoppable to their 6th grade students every year since the show premiered in 2012. Minda Maggio, District Life Skills Coordinator, believes Austin's message of a healthy lifestyle, family and friendship, and achieving your goals positively impacts the students at ARIS. Maggio said, "Students learn about the power they have to make healthy choices in all aspects of life (not just what they eat, but also in their relationships, their family, etc.) The performance is very effective -- it's funny while covering a serious topic. Great balance!"

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When the cast got back from performing, we went Trick-or-Treating in the office. Treats are ok once in awhile!!! T… https://t.co/3vapOTL5F0
Healthy lunch time! Angela & Megan have been packing their lunches for work all week, this way they can save money… https://t.co/TlGtPFzmBq
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GSP Staffers Angela Peletier and Megan Shook were so inspired by Austin the Unstoppable, they decided to be Austin… https://t.co/HHvbU0jTH0