CSM to Present World Premiere of Classic Tale as a Musical
The College of Southern Maryland’s Main Stage Theatre has announced the cast for its six performances of “Pinocchio,” the classic tale of the wooden puppet who wanted to be a real boy. This is a world premiere adapted from the original novel by Carlo Collodi.
The musical was written by H.K. Hight, as are most of the lyrics. W.G. Pete Stokes wrote the music. Other lyricists are Patricia L. Stokes and Franco Migliacci.
Performances will be given at the La Plata Campus Fine Arts (FA) Building at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and 17, 8 p.m. Nov. 11, 12 and 18, and 2 p.m. Nov. 19.
The cast of “Pinocchio” includes Andrew Roell of Leonardtown as Pinocchio, Michael Mickey of Marbury as Geppetto, Rick Fulton of Bryans Road as Mr. Cherry, Sabrina Martin of Waldorf as Turquoise Fairy, Ashton Gordon of Welcome as Cat/Assassin Cat, Emily Roell of Leonardtown as Fox/Assassin Fox, Nathan Daetwyler of Charlotte Hall as Candlewick, Ken LaClair of La Plata as Magnifico, Olivia Gordon of of Welcome as Talking Cricket and Georgia Hendricks of La Plata, Rory Daetwyler of Charlotte Hall, Jamie Slack of La Plata, Aurielle Mitchell of White Plains, Sarah Slack of Charlotte Hall, Katelyn Kovach of California and Emily Farnham of La Plata as Puppets.
The townspeople will be played by Kayla Watkins, Kehle Hatch, Gervon Robinson, Stephanie Patterson, Emma Ansell, Chris Fleming, Gershawn Mason and Maecy Richardson.
The play is being produced by the College of Southern Maryland with special permission from the authors.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and military with ID and youth of high school age and younger. To order tickets, call 301-934-7828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To purchase tickets online, visit http://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/season-tickets/.