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In HCLT’s upcoming production of the musical 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Ms. Mona Lisa Peretti, played by Alison Streeter, tries to keep the Spelling Bee going, but it’s hard to keep these contestants focused and calm. Here Marcy Park, played by Sharron Garrett, psyches the other girls out with her karate moves. Logainne SchwartzandGruneiere, played by Kara Stone, is feeling quite anxious, while young Olive Ostrovsky, played by Lauren Cole, doesn’t seem to be bothered a bit.
Middle school anxieties are infamous … raging hormones, trying to fit in, breaking away from parent controls to name a few. While those years are notoriously full of struggles and sometimes painful self-discovery for most adolescents, it’s great fun to remember those years from the safe distance of adulthood. Halifax County Little Theatre’s upcoming production of the Tony Award winning musical 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee touches on many of those classic teenage struggles, and they’re betting audiences will recognize and remember some of the same issues portrayed on stage.
Classically trained Russian violinist Natasha Korsakova performing at Jamieson Memorial Methodist Church in Clarksville.
11/20/14 - 7:28 am Mecklenburg
Making magic to save young Wilbur’s life are lead cast members in Halifax County Little Theatre’s fall production of Charlotte’s Web are Jeremy Duffer, Kasey Rising (seated) Lorien Reeves (standing) and Laci Wilkins. Make plans to add some magic to your holidays. Charlotte’s Web opens Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Prizery. Tickets are available at http://www.hclt.org
, the Halifax County Visitor’s Center, or by calling the Prizery box office at 434-572-8339, ext. 2.
Many people remember the first time they experienced Charlotte’s Web. For some, they read it in school and fell in love.
Piedmont District Champion for the seventh straight year is Halifax County High School’s Theatre Team, under the direction of Greg Donner. Performing “The Diviners,” a moving drama about life in a small town in the 1930’s, the show’s themes center on sacrifice, love, death, and community. From left, first row, Sam Prevette, Sydney Cash, Amber Roane, RaeAnn Winegar, Emily Slayton and Katie Holland. Second row, Sarah Brogden, Mackenzie Gibson, Michael Berry, Jason Fitts, Director Greg Donner, Eboni Ni, Sara Noblin, Alexis Madison, and Tamia Edmonds. Not pictured, Jonathan Carrington and Kayleigh Long.
11/05/14 - 12:07 pm Halifax
The Halifax County High School Theatre team traveled to Magna Vista High School on Oct. 25 for the Piedmont District and was selected as District Champion for their play, “The Diviners.”
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