Stony Batter Players presenting "Into the Woods"
Stony Batter Players, Mercersburg Academy's student theatre company, will present its 2016 winter musical, Into the Woods, Feb. 7 in the Burgin Center for the Arts’ Simon Theatre with a 2 p.m. matinee performance.
There is no admission charge; however, advance reservations are recommended (as seating is limited) and can be made by emailing email@example.com For more information regarding reservations and directions, call 717-328-6349.
The ensemble student cast features Caroline Casparian ’16 as the
Narrator, Thomas Miller ’16 as Jack, Grace Bennett ’19 as Jack’s
Mother, Zach McDonald ’17 as the Baker, Katarina Johansson ’16 as the
Baker’s Wife, Ava Paul ’18 as Cinderella, Clare Liss ’18 as
Cinderella’s Step Mother, Elma Hoffman ’17 as Florinda, Julia Mitchell
’18 as Lucinda, Will Schoenberger ’17 as Cinderella’s Father, Addie
Dumm ’18 as Little Red Ridinghood, and Katherine Reber ’17 as the
Laurie Mufson (Mercersburg’s director of theatre) is directing the
production, which features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is
based on the book by James Lapine. Director of Technical Theatre Steve
Crick is the set and sound designer, Kelly Dowling (assistant technical
theatre director) is the prop designer, and Walt Dowling is the lighting
designer. Richard Rotz (the school’s director of music) is the show’s
musical director, while James Brinson is vocal music director and Lindsay
Owen is the vocal coach.
Following the musical, the next and final Stony Batter Players production
of 2015–2016 will be the annual renewal of Shakespeare Scenes. That
performance is scheduled for Saturday, April 30, at 7 p.m. in the Boys’