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Tahoe kids bring ‘Cinderella’ to life

Provided to the Tribune Sisters Drue and Riley Chapman will appear in "Cinderella" this weekend at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City.

Tahoe will be well-represented this weekend when three local youths appear in the BAC Stage Kids production of Rodger and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City.

Sisters Riley Chapman, 11, and Drue Chapman, 8, will play the parts of Cinderella and townskid and mouse, respectively. Jack Percival will portray the king. Riley and Drue will be in the 2 p.m. matinees Jan. 26 and 27, and Jack and Drue will be in the 7 p.m. shows Jan. 25 and 26.

Admission is $8 general and $5 for students, seniors and BAC members. Tickets may be purchased at the BAC main office or on the Web site at http://www.breweryarts.org/backstage kids. For more information, contact the Brewery Arts Center at (775) 883-1976 or visit the Web site.

“Cinderella” comprises more than 50 young people ages 6 to 15, who are cast in such roles as Cinderella, the prince, the evil stepmother and stepsisters and the Fairy Godmother. Originally a 1957 TV broadcast starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s version of this timeless story has been captivating audiences for the past 50 years. The show 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 in Carson City. Its 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. BAC Stage Kids is dedicated to producing quality children’s theatrical productions to provide youth the opportunity to experience the magic and discipline of live theatrical performances. Up to four productions are presented each year. BAC Stage Kids has served more than 500 young people as actors, performers, technicians and directors.

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