The Ohio State University at Lima
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Who:  The Ohio State University at Lima
What: 
Hattie
When:
  Nov. 17&19, 2006
Where: 
Martha W. Farmer Theatre for the Performing Arts
Contact: 
Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284
 

For Immediate Release

Nov. 10, 2006

Contact: Pam Joseph (419) 995-8284 or Lesley King (419) 995-8671

12th season of Childrens’ Theatre flies onto the stage at Ohio State Lima

Public performances are Nov. 17, 19

When little girls make wishes on the moon, anything can and does happen as Ohio State Lima’s Theatre for Young Audiences’ 12th season opens with Hattie on the stage in the Martha W. Farmer Theatre for the Performing Arts Nov. 14-19, 2006.

Young audiences won’t be the only ones wishing the show could go on longer. With 30-foot giants, gardeners repeling from the moon, characters who can fly and a wholesome message, Hattie will strike a chord with a variety of audiences.

More than 1700 students from 20 area schools in seven counties will attend weekday performances. Public performances are at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006.

For tickets or information, call the Box Office at (419) 995-8382. Tickets are also available at the door for the Nov. 17 and 19 performances.

 

Cast

Hattie............................................................... Miranda Crowe of Kenton

Aunt Ruby.................................................. Lena Plescher of Wapakoneta

Rain Man................................................................ John Hines of Kenton

Tomato Lady............................................. Bethany Small of Bellefontaine

Giant................................................................ Jeanine Meyer of Botkins

Puppeteers............................................................... Paul Fisher of Celina

                                                                      Brian Joseph of Lima

                                                                      Seth Ralston of Lima

                                                             Stephanie Seaman of Lima

 

Crew

Design & Direction............ Brad Steinmetz, Assistant Professor of Theatre

Producer.................................... Dr. Joe Brandesky, Professor of Theatre

Teaching Guide................... Dr. Bev Bletstein, Assistant Professor of Music

Costumer........................................................................ Loo Brandesky

Costume Shop Assistants.......................... Bethany Small of Bellefontaine

                                                                    Ashley Lehman of Ada

                                                               Miranda Crowe of Kenton

Costume Shop Crew................................................ Destine Allen of Lima

                                                                   Jill Colson of St. Marys

Technical Assistants............................................. Craig Adkins of Delphos

                                                          Brenda Honigford of Delphos

                                                                      Brian Joseph of Lima

                                                                  Ashley Magrum of Lima

                                                                Jeanine Meyer of Botkins

Set & Lighting Crew.......................................... Miranda Crowe of Kenton

                                                                  Jeffrey Grapner of Lima

                                                                  Cassanda Nagy of Lima

                                                                 Trevor Pellegrini of Lima

                                                                 Ryan Perry of Columbus

                                                                    Jaclyn Randall of Lima

                                                                   Jeanne Randall of Lima

                                                                   Eric Rau of Continental

                                                             Stephanie Seaman of Lima

                                                                  Jered Slusher of Harrod

Assistant Director.................................................... Brian Joseph of Lima

Stage Manager & Lightboard Operator.......... Brenda Honigford of Delphos

Stagehands.................................................. Corey Salisbury of Rockford

House Manager.................................................. Ben Severt of Coldwater

 

Synopsis: Hattie is the story of a young girl who wants, more than anything, to fly. While her mother is away, Hattie stays with her Aunt Ruby who tells her one night that wishes made on the full moon might really come true. Hattie goes into the night in search of her wish and meets some peculiar characters with wishes of their own. On this strange and special night, Hattie sees the moon fall down to Earth, meets a man who is perpetually rained on, faces an enormous giant and even gets a chance to fly. After these experiences, Hattie wakes up the next morning a little wiser.

 

Program Notes: Do you have a secret wish? The kind that you dream about when you close your eyes... One that makes you feel better when you're lonely or afraid? You aren't the only one with a secret wish... neither is Hattie.

 

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