SWLT to present autumn drama production

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Performances to feature dramatic play "Lost" will be the featured play for the Southwest Little Theatre's autumn drama production on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30. The cast of "Lost" is pictured above. In the front row, from left, are: Chris Guillon, Brice Fields, Andi Bland, Shelby Munday, Chelsie Leroy, Jazmin Fielding and Ericka Davis. Second row: Tyler Logan, Ty Hackett, Jamason Hartin, Gabe O'Steen-Mann, Eithan Still and Derick Wright. Third row: Kaylee Daniels, Randi Woods, Sharllana Gonzales, Anna Selee, Hanna Fields, Valerie McKeever and Terese Birkeland. Fourth row: Harli Burton, Tracy Akins, Kara Thomas, Chrystal Farmer, Tyler Williams, Megan Cook, Hannah Burton, Kayley Hansen, Joan Mann and Cynthia Nalley.

Southwest Little Theatre in Washburn will present an autumn drama production on Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30. Performances are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

The performance on Sept. 29 will feature "Remembering 911" and "Lost." The Sept. 30 show will offer performances of "No Place Like Home" and "Lost."

"Remembering 911" is a dramatic production that looks back at the events of Sept. 11, 2001, through the eyes of students and adults who lived through the terrorist attacks.

"Remembering 9-11" The cast of "Remembering 9-11" is pictured above. In the front row, from left, are: Perry Tallant, Hailey Foster, Jamie Aday, Samantha Robbins, Keri Oxford and McKenzie Corn. Second row: Chase Logan, Chris Albertson, Jake Demello, John Mulkey, Laura Kelley and Hanna Schumacher. Third row: Carl Short, Blake Barnes, Tyler Bernard and Elijah Love.

"No Place Like Home" is a dramatic play about the loss of a loved one. The play incorporates the characters from the "Wizard of Oz."

"Lost," the featured play for the autumn drama production, focuses on the life of an elderly woman who has wandered away from a nursing home.

The productions scheduled to be offered on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30 will also offer preshow performances by Southwest Junior High School actors.

Students scheduled to perform on Sept. 29 include: Angel Phillips, Katherine Hedden, Bryan Jimenez, Payton Osburn, Alexander Cook, Shelton Smith, Kaitlyn Roberts and Sarah Catron.

Savana Leonhardt, Jamie Shrum, Cheristi Cline, Rebekah McKeever, Mikayla Kellog, Jymme Ash, Felicia Taylor, Chelsi Atkinson, Alyssa Erwin, Margaret Munday, Austin Roberts, Caleb Hedden and Jesse Baird will perform in the junior high school preshow on Sept. 30.

The productions will be offered in a dessert theatre format, and tickets will cost $10.

"No Place Like Home" "No Place Like Home" cast members are pictured above. In the front row, from left, are: Tamika Brown, Kaylee Wilcox, Kaitlyn Wells-Bishop, Tasia Liwanag and Stormie Barnett. Second row: Zach Evans, Wyatt Varner, Brittney Hackett, Valerie McKeever, Austin Broyles and James Sellars. Third row: Ashlynd Gentry, Laci Schwerin, Justin Ballard, Samantha Blackstone and Makenzie Harvey. Absent from the photo are: Makenzie Bowlin and Christian Robbins.

For more information or to reserve tickets for either show, call 826-5361 or email r5whest@swr5.k12.mo.us.

Southwest Little Theatre is a part of the Southwest R-5 School District.

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