Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center theater students will present the musical “The Wizard of Oz” on Oct. 31-Nov. 5 at the Granbury High School Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.
The musical play will be presented during seven performances:
Thursday, Oct. 31 – 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 1 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2 – 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 3 – 3 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 4 – 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 5 – 7 p.m.
The cast will also host a character breakfast at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Granbury Church of Christ, which is located at 1905 W. Pearl Street across from the high school. Cast members will be in costume and will mingle with breakfast attendees and sign autographs.
Performance tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students with admission free for children aged two and younger. Tickets for the character breakfast are $15 and are separate from the play admission. To reserve either performance or breakfast tickets, call 817-964-9583.
Starring will be sophomore Kiersten Mathis as Dorothy. Other leading cast members are Aaron Barnes (Zeke/Cowardly Lion), Blake Bergeman (Hickory/Tin Woodsman), David Broberg (Professor/Wizard of Oz), Hailey Hart (Aunt Em/Glinda), Dakota Medlin (Hunk/Scarecrow), Gabe Whites (Uncle Henry) and Bailey Youngs (Miss Gultch/West Witch).
Also starring as citizens of Munchkinland are Shreidan Baze, Mandy Brenning, Landon Butler, Robbie Chancellor, Baylee Davis, Brynn Deger, Brandon Jurado, Christian Loper, Skylar Schreiber, Remington Watson and Zach Zagrocki. Additional chorus members are Grace Arnold, Kalyn Carpenter, Sharlu Cantu, Victoria Castaneda, Juliette Hoverson, Kaitlyn Meinershagen, Cody Mullican, Caitlyn Nettles, Colin Record, Kimbria Younkin and Valeri Zableckis. Younger students in elementary and middle school will also join the cast as junior chorus members.
GHS theater arts director Phil Groeschel is assisted by Crossland theater director Krista Alcorn Holman.
The musical will be presented with special arrangement with the Tams-Witmark Music Library. The story is based on the novel by L. Frank Baum and adapted by Frank Gabrielson. Music and lyrics from the MGM motion picture were by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg with background music by Herbert Stothart.
Additional information is available on the school website at www.granburyisd.org/ghstheaterarts.
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