Reeths-Puffer theatre ventures ‘Into the Woods’

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The theatre program at Reeths-Puffer High School will present the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical “Into the Woods.”

Performances at the school’s Rocket Centre will be 7 p.m. March 7-9, with a 2 p.m. matinee scheduled for March 9.
Tickets are $10, $8 and $6. They may be purchased online at http://reeths-puffer.ludus./com; or by calling (231) 744-1647, ext. 3503.

The show intertwines the plots of several fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault, with the main characters taken from “Little Red Riding Hood”, “Jack and the Beanstalk”, “Rapunzel”, and “Cinderella.”

Under the direction of Trent Klairter, the Reeths-Puffer cast includes Jake Westerhof as the Baker, Anna Compton as the Baker’s Wife, Madison Navoni as Little Red Riding Hood, Lydia Brown as Cinderella, Cassidy Briggs as the Witch, Nick McNabnay as the Narrator, Jonathan Krause as Jack, McKenna Bayne as the Wicked Stepmother, Maizee Rogers as Lucinda, Maddy Kentworth as Florinda, Ray Brock as Cindy’s Prince, Oliver Ridout as Jack’s Mom, Laura Nolan as the Giant, AlexOndra McCoy as Rapunzel, Noah Browne as Milky White, Grant Kawaleski as Rapunzel’s Prince, Ian Erickson as the Wolf, Nathan Hayes as Cindy’s Father, Brynnlie Larson as Cindy’s Mother, Caleb Sobolewski as the Steward, Cade Schauer as Grandma, Victoria Bartholomew as Sleeping Beauty, Emma Dibble as Snow White, Aaron Foster as Mysterious Man, Anthony DeMaio as Wolf #2, and Kyle Irvine, Dylan Chapman and Sage Foster as The Three Pigs.

Also in the cast are Jake Uganski, Olivia Alvesteffer, Shelby Anderson, Alyssa Brandenburg, Kyla Fonger, Jessica Lindsey, Jared Compton, Brennan Norman, Preston Carpenter, Nolan Darland, Conner Flintoff, Dustin Laird, Brett Schlaff, Rachel Stein and Gabrielle Peabody.

The artistic staff includes vocal coach Regina Schlaff, choreographer Erin Blais, pit conductor Philip DeYoung, sound designer Joe Milder, costumer Suz Eyler, and lighting designer Dave LaChapelle.


Submitted by Bill Iddings for The Fishbowl


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