“We are Monsters,” winner of the 2013 Children’s Musical Theater Festival in New York City, will be performed one weekend only at the First Baptist Church, 95 High St. Shows are Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 11, at 3 p.m.

This hilarious new musical follows human kids into a monster cabaret filled with quirky monster characters. The adventurous humans uncover vegetarian vampires and rock ‘n’ roll werewolves, gradually realizing there may be more to these monsters than meets the eye. Most importantly, these monsters and kids discover the importance of friendship and celebrating in the attributes that make each of us different and unique.

“We are Monsters, presented through special arrangements with Beat By Beat Press, has a book, music and lyrics written by Denver Casade and Betina Hershey.

The shows hairy werewolves, veggie vampires, gregarious gargoyles and humans will be played by an elementary through high school cast of Claire McConnell, Sean McConnell, Lili Reader, Jack Reader, Henry Reader, Jane Rubin Irish, Aiden Folsom, Annaleigh Folsom, Juniper Fowler, Willow Schachtner, Gabi Schachtner, Frankie Schachtner, Azure Walauski, Isa Lux Soc, Lilly Martinelli, Charlotte Martinelli, Mirabelle Kutsy-Durbin, Piper Sander, Eva Burnett and Esme Deschamps.

Doors will open half an hour before show time. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. For more information, email belfastareahomeschoolers@gmail.com.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.