Lakota East High School students will return to the stage April 8-9 for two more performances of their spring musical, “Oliver.” Both performances are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. The musical opened April 1-2.
Lakota East seniors Meg Trammel (Oliver), Alex Mail (Mr. Bumble), Chelsea Jolliffe (Widow Corney), Suzy Godber (Mrs. Sowerberry), Kayla Barker and Whitney Dottery (Artful Dodger), Dan Riemen (Bill Sykes), Alex Roberts (Mr. Brownlow) and Kate McMahon (Mrs. Bedwin), will be featured on stage for the last time before graduation.
They are joined by cast members, juniors Jake Huddilston (Fagin), Rachel King (Nancy), Natasia Reinhardt (Charlotte) and Ryan Block (Noah); sophomores Matt King (Oliver), Maria Rodriguez (Nancy) and Amalea Vidas (Bet); and freshman Connor Kratz (Mr. Sowerberry). Overall, nearly 100 talented East students are working on the stage, in the orchestra pit and behind the scenes on the show.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online, by calling 513-755-7211, ext. 15305 or at the door on the evening of the performance. The box office opens a half hour before each show.
Lakota East High School Theater is located at 6840 Lakota Lane in Liberty Township.
(Photo of senior Meg Trammel as Oliver)