Aliice In Wonderland To BePresented August 10-11

CANTON, MO

announce the cast of their summer youth theatre production, "Alice in

Wonderland," which will be performed for the public at 7 p.m. Friday,

August 10 and 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11.

The role of Alice is played by Abbie Jarvis, Canton; and Alice’s

sister, Sarah, is played by Sarah Polett, Canton. The White Rabbit is

played by Zach Karl, Canton. Matthew Polett, Canton, will play the

Caterpillar, and Austin Karl, Canton, will play the Dodo Bird. The tea

party is hosted by the Mad Hatter, as played by Zach Jarvis, Canton; and

his guests include the March Hare, played by Skylar Nuse, Cheyenne,

Wyo., and the Dormouse, performed by Rachel Uhlmeyer, Canton. Rounding

out the cast is Laura Polett, Canton, as the Queen of Hearts.

Admission is free to the performances in the Mabee Little Theatre on

the campus of Culver-Stockton College. The production is under the

direction of Culver-Stockton College Theatre faculty member Jeffrey

Kellogg. Assistants to the director are Anna Gottfried, Cleveland,

Ohio; Adrian Groff, a Culver-Stockton senior majoring in music

education; and parents of the cast.

The script was adapted by Willard Sims from the classic tale by Lewis

Carroll and includes audience participation opportunities. "Alice in

Wonderland" is produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama

Service of Englewood, Colo.

Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri

Association of Community Arts Agencies and the Missouri Arts Council, a

state agency, with Challenge America funds from the National Endowment

for the Arts. For further information please contact Kellogg at

573-288-6347.

NOTE: Dress rehearsals are scheduled next week, Tuesday, Wednesday,

and Thursday during camp hours from 2-5 p.m. providing photo

opportunities.

– The Canton Area Arts Council and Culver-Stockton College

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