Local youths cast in ‘Cinderella’
Three South Shore youths will be among more than 50 children who will appear in the Carson City Brewery Arts Center BAC Stage Kids production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”
Riley Chapman, 11, a sixth-grade student at Kingsbury Middle School, will star as Cinderella; Jack Percival, 12, an eighth-grader at KMS, will be the King; and Drue Chapman, a third-grader at Zephyr Cove Elementary School, will play Townskid and Mouse.
Also in the cast are Heather Canfield, who shares the role of Cinderella with Chapman, with Braden Garrett and Noah Gradillas as their princes. Other players are Brynn Garrett and Annie Evans as Cinderella’s wicked stepmother, Melody and Monica Ricketts and Adriana and Marisela Avitia as her wicked stepsisters, and Hayley Pederson as her Fairy Godmother, along with a cast of singers, dancers, actors and acrobats retelling the favorite fairy tale.
“Cinderella” will be performed at 7 p.m. Jan. 18, 19, 25 and 26 and at 2 p.m. Jan. 19, 20, 26 and 27 in the Donald W. Reynolds Black Box Theater at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., Carson City.
Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for students, seniors and BAC members. They may be purchased from the BAC main office or at http://www.breweryarts.org/backstagekids. For more information, call the Brewery Arts Center at (775) 883-1976.
The cast of the adaptation of the classic fairy tale is comprised of youths ages 6 to 15. Originally a 1957 TV broadcast starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s version features favorite songs such as “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible” and “Ten Minutes Ago.”
BAC Stage Kids is the award-winning resident children’s theater company at the Brewery Arts Center. Their mission is to provide a safe, professional and fun environment for children to explore, create and learn through the art of theater and provide a strong theatrical education to prepare them for advancement in the field.