Local student cast in ‘Hansel and Gretel’ performance

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital

“Hansel and Gretel” return safely from their perilous adventure deep in the woods and bring with them the age-old secret of the Wildwood Witch! “Hansel and Gretel” will be presented at 12:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13 at the Bartlesville Community Center.

Ava Swan from Pawhuska has been cast in the “Hansel and Gretel” Wallybirds ensemble and joins the local area cast that features Spencer Hales as Hansel, Molly Pennington as Gretel, their Granny will be played by Chasity Cleveland and Isabella Hales as the Wildwood Witch.

Kamie Ayres, Avery Gore, Rakel Green, Colby Hayes, Grace Hedglen, Allyson Lee, Maddy McKinney, Brock Roberts as the crafty Cooks, Nevaeh Ashlock, Kyler Ayres, Katlyn Baker, Rachel Hopkins, Madison Strang as the Old Campers, and Trinity Bates, Mariel Bussey, Isabella Cavaceci, Julia Colaw, Parker Cox, Campbell Craig, Jocelyn Gutierrez, Katelyn Lauritsen, Sophia Lowery, William McElhattan, Sara McKinney, Anna Pate-Pechonick, Anthony Rogers, Emma Rohrs, Paisley Tatum will portray the New Campers — somehow lost in time in the woods.

The Rascals are played by Arielle Alsup, Malakai Bates, Kate Boudreaux, Julia Clingan, Jacob Duhon, Matthew Gogal, Madison Hoover, Brogan Marshall, Kaylee Morris, Edon Peterson, Cally Proctor, Madison Rosson, Savannah Shoultz while the wonderfully mythical Wallybirds are played by Claire Auschwitz, Kennedy Ayres, Rya Christiansen, Cooper Cleveland, Kahlen Coker, Abigail Cunningham, Addison Duhon, Sophie Frye, Eva Hildebrand, Kate Livasy, Ava Swan, Nani Takahashi, Adelade Vysotsky, Teagan Wegner, Kathryn Williams, Emma Zhang. Assistant Directors for the week are Elizabeth Goodart, Irene Johnson, Lacy McClintock and Alexis Tayrien.

Tickets are $11/Adults and $7/Students and are available at the Community Center Ticket Office or call 918-337-2787.

The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency and this production in Bartlesville is part of Missoula Children’s Theatre’s unique international touring project and is made possible by the Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment of the Arts, ConocoPhillips, Children’s Musical Theatre and the Bartlesville Community Center.