High schools present fall drama productions

NEIGHBORS

November 20, 1996|By Kathy Curtis | Kathy Curtis,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

STUDENTS AT Atholton High School will present their fall production, "A Day in a Life," at 7: 30 p.m. tomorrow, Friday and Saturday at the school.

Tickets are $5 each and will be sold at the door.

Adapted and directed by drama teacher Dominic Valentine, the production consists of seven 10-minute plays.

Each segment revolves around the character of Mercedes Nore, played by Ashleigh Shead, and her choices in life.

Other members of the cast include John Armstrong, Melissa Millen, Ruth Thompson, Laura Askin, Amie Kersbaum, Erin Sullivan, Jordan Schulman, Jessica Johnson, Alan Landsman, Kate Kelly, Tracy Walsch, Kim Kersbaum, Victoria Buell and Dan Kurland.

Also in the cast are Heather Gilbertson, Sean Buckley, Maggie Sheer, Mikeala Rossman, Allison Marin, Keith Marin, Jennifer Servary, Nathan Nadell, Sheila Sumitra, Rebecca Eaton, Jeff Hubard, Will Tucker, Erynn Sosinski and Ryan Sullivan.

New theater opens

Wilde Lake High School will present its fall production, "The Man Who Came to Dinner," at 8 p.m. tomorrow, Friday and Saturday.

Tickets are $6 each and may be obtained by calling 313-6965 or 290-8311.

The 1939 Kaufman and Hart comedy will be the first production in the new Jim Rouse Theater for the Performing Arts.

It is being directed by Sally Livingston, manager of the theater.

The cast includes Meaghan Kyle, Carolyn Smith, John Wynn, Emily Allyn Barth, Dale Jensen, Alyson Klein, Ashleigh Bernstein, Sara Melton, Emily Bowers, Jada Ford, Jonathan Praff, Alicia Klein, Andy McDonald and Tom Kurzanski.

Also performing are Lesley Ralls, Brahm Gallagher, Matt Shapiro, Ryan Thompson, Mike Davis, Chad Jensen, Seth Miller, Mark Reichle, Greg Stott, Casey McCoy, Kevin Jones, Mike Robb, Keri Lijinsky, Jessica Banner, Diana Fooksman, Nick Thomas and Jeremy Korch.

Katie Harkness plays the choir director.

In the choir are O'Lisa Aber, Caitlin Donohue, Lara Ehlers, Shayna Freedman, Shaina French, Rachel Kelley, Sarah Pinto-Coelho, Debbie Riger, Leigh Spearman, Linda Spielman, Laurie Silver, Alison St. Cyr and Amanda Zalenski.

Holiday parties abound

Several villages are planning holiday parties for children in December.

The Wilde Lake Community Association will hold its annual Breakfast with Santa at 8: 30 a.m. and 10: 30 a.m. Dec. 7 at Slayton House.

Children can enjoy a pancake breakfast, watch cartoons and have a talk with Santa.

There will be a Secret Shop, where children can buy gifts ranging in price from 50 cents to $5, and a parent's gift corner.

Tickets are $3 a person and must be purchased in advance at Slayton House.

The Dorsey's Search Community Association will hold a Christmas party and lunch with Santa from noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at Linden Hall.

In addition to visiting Santa, children will be able to watch movies and make craft projects.

Tickets are $3.50 a child and must be purchased in advance at Linden Hall.

The Hickory Ridge Community Association will sponsor a Christmas Cookie Party for children ages 5 to 12 from 2 p.m. to 3: 30 p.m. Dec. 15 at The Hawthorn Center, 6175 Sunny Spring.

Children will decorate cookies and make sacks to carry them home.

Admission is one can of food for the holiday food drive. Reservations may be made at The Hawthorn Center.

The Harper's Choice Community Association will sponsor a Christmas party at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at Kahler Hall.

Children can visit Santa and enjoy movies and craft projects.

Admission is a canned food donation for the needy. Reservations must be made in advance by calling 730-0770.

Four villages are co-sponsoring a Hanukkah Carnival for children ages 3 to 10 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 8 at Kahler Hall.

Games and crafts projects will be provided by Kaleidoscope Kids. Refreshments will be served.

Admission is a canned food donation.

Reservations are required and may be made by calling 730-0770.

The carnival is a joint project of the community associations of Harper's Choice, Wilde Lake, Hickory Ridge and Town Center.

The River Hill Village Board decided not to sponsor a holiday celebration.

Meeting about drugs

The Wilde Lake High School Eastern Coalition Against Substance Abuse will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today in the Student Information Center.

The topic will be "Your Teen, the Holidays and Substance Abuse."

Parents and students are invited. For information call 730-3438.

Pub Date: 11/20/96

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