(Courtesy of the LAKE CITY HIGH SCHOOL)
October 1, 2011—Troupe de Wolfe Productions is proud to announce the cast of the upcoming production of a new musical take of the traditional tale of “Cinderella.” The tale has a bookish and nearsighted heroine who finds and captures the heart of a studious prince. Full of wit, warmth and charm! The Cincinnati Post says “there are twists on the old fairy tale that make it a delightful and ultimately romantic production. The score is just right and so is the show!”
“Cinderella” is under the direction of veteran teacher and drama director Sandra Seaton. Music direction is by the talented LCHS choral music director Terry De Groot . Choreography for the show is by Crystal Bain, who also teaches ballroom dancing at Dance Tales. Newly hired theatre teacher, Daniel bell will serve as technical director for the show. Senior Dina Williams is serving as Stage Manager for the show. Music by Fitz Patton, lyrics by David Kisor and book by Joe McDonough.
“Cinderella” will be performed at the Lake City High School Auditorium on October 20-22 and 27- 29 at 7 pm with an additional matinee on the 29th at 2 pm. The cast includes: Emily Irvin as Cinderella; Gabe Single-Schwall as Plato the Toad; Shawn Beamer as Socrates the Spider; Christy Clark as Aristotle the Crow; Katharine Cheevers as Brunhilda, the Stepmother; Amanda Gallegos as Clarissa, the Step Sister; Lexi Ellenbecker as Priscilla, the Step Sister; Easton Townsend as Prince Freddy; Cameron Robinett as Gaston; Patric Schwaab as King Frederick; and Hailey Cunnington as Gwendolyn the Well Wisher. Additional cast members include: Breanna Fraser-McClimans, Kelly Stagner, Avery Strobel and Kaegan Sandahl.
Tickets may be purchased beginning October 1st from Marsha in the front office at Lake City High School or from Mrs. Seaton in room B-11. Ticket prices are $6 general admission or $5 with a Lake City High School ASB. Backstage magazine says: “Witty script…a dozen charming songs, deft humor and heartfelt messages…appeals to adults and children alike. McDonough’s script avoids the predictable turns and reinvents familiar characters. This is the best show for young audiences!” So get your tickets now!
Note: For information on licensing your production of CINDERELLA, visit the show’s home page at www.theatricalrights.com.