Magic weaves its tale at GAPS weekend shows

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
The cast and crew of “The Enchanted Castle” includes, from left, front row: Kristen Beck, Zach Hendricks, Spencer Swam, Isaac Scarbrough. Second row: Collin Scarbrough, Lindsay Harris, Koby Scarbrough (in front), Naomi Thornton, Kiera Scarbrough, Angela Beck, Taya Eby, Nia Eby, Lindsay Green. Back row: Laura Jeu, David Hills, Ellen Burke, Reuben Thornton, Miriam Thornton, Marjorie Thornton, Kayleigh Smith.

This weekend the annual summer production of Greencastle Amateur Players will take place at Jerome R. King Playground.

“The Enchanted Castle” will be performed at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 27 and 28, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 30. Admission is free. Visitors may bring blankets and lawn chairs to watch the play in the bandshell. There is limited seating in the park benches.

Based on the 1907 novel by Edith Nesbit, “The Enchanted Castle” follows a group of children who discover a magic ring that can grant the wearer any spoken commands. Catastrophe ensues. Watch the young heroes as they attempt to maneuver through the perils of a magical jewel.

The cast is comprised of Angela Beck, Kristen Beck, Nia Eby, Taya Eby, Tyler Eby, Lindsay Green, Zach Hendricks, Caleb Jeu, David Jeu, Isaac Scarbrough, Kiara Scarbrough, Koby Scarbrough, Jayden Shatzer, Kayleigh Smith, Spencer Swam, Marjorie Thornton, Miriam Thornton and Reuben Thornton.

The crew includes Skyler Allen, Ellen Burke, Hannah Goldbach, Lindsay Harris, David Hills, Mary Hudzinski, Caleb Jeu, Josh Jeu, Naomi Thornton and Collin Scarbrough.

The director is Laura Jeu.