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"Are We There Yet?" Still Time to Catch the Fun!

Annual Children's Theatre Production Full of Cute Performances

The history of human transportation gets a rousing send-up in the humorous "Are We There Yet" which will be on stage at Lake Wales Little Theater this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Director Alicia Bush and Kara Wiseman, with the assistance of Musical Director Mindy Kessler have combined the clever songs of playwright Stephen Murray to marshall the tremendous force of dozens of young performers into an entertaining show.

Whether you are a parent or grandparent, or just wish you were, the entertaining romp through the twisted accounting of mankind's discovery of new ways to move about offers you an evening full of cute hijinks.

A series of skits, progressing from the discovery of feet and ideas for how to use a wheel eventually leads to the fulfillment of the classic villain Sniveley Whiplash's dream of railroad tracks with which to terrify his victims, and then, of course, the creation of heroes.

A cast of scores of teens keep the action rolling, and even the group's "Theatre Tots" get into the action.

The production is staged at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, September 22nd and 23rd, and at 2:00 pm on Sunday the 24th. Tickets are $14 for adults and $10 for students, and go to support the efforts of the non-profit theatre company. now in its 46th season.

For a pictorial essay on the production, including your favorite local young actors, see our photos section through the link on the top menu bar.

Narrators of the show include Peyton Hedley, Emerson Starne, Carson Wittman, Ember Wilson, Grayson Granims, Lily Schmitt, Mya Joy Massey, Avry Barker, Capp Hulen, Ari Pinzas,Whitley Royer, Arrow Alexander, CJ Hodges and Juliette Tropea.

The cast of the show includes, in alphabetical order, Bailey Andre, Ellie Andre, Ariadna Acevedo. Lottie Brinson, Cadia Cannon, Cera Cannon, Tallulah Correa, Isabella Dadiego, Savanna D'Agostino, Lizzie Durrance, Mary Grace Durrance, Garrett Edwards, Reagan Edwards, Vita Farewell, Luca Fell, Sloane Ferrell, Lilybeth Gammons, Ameila Gapp, Joshua Gapp, Alexis Giordano, Andrew Giordano, Julia Granims, Madison Harmeling, Chris Hernandez, Brynn Hulen, Mikenna Hutto, Destyne Johnson, Dyvyne Johnson, Taylor Jordan, Tess Kapphan, Bella King, Annalyse Kirkland, Felix Lorton, Jonah Lorton, Karsyn McCann, Kiersten McLeod, Zayden Meadows, Ellie Moore, Rylee Pavy, Jackson Ridgeley, Ennsley Ridgeley, Sasha Romney, Josslyn Spila, Embry Smith, Zoe Thomas, Molly Vogel, Isabella Wiles, and James Windham.

Theatre Tots were directed by Leslie Grondin

Musical direction was by John Gibson, who also performed along with Adam Giordano and Ruthie Kinney.

 

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