Opens tonight: ‘Little Women: The Musical’
Nov. 1-3 and 8-10 at 7:30 p.m.
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, “Little Women: The Musical” focuses on the four March sisters — traditional Meg, wild, aspiring writer Jo, timid Beth and romantic Amy — and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while their father is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War.
“Little Women: The Musical” is produced in collaboration with the Catawba College Theatre Arts Department as a part of the CataLST Internship Program.
The cast includes five interns, Taylor Kroop and Emily Danielle Owens double cast as Jo, Emily Danielle Owens and Claire Raimist double cast as Meg, Savannah Shaver as Beth, and Shannon Harris as Amy. Community members round out the cast, including Caroline Stephenson as Marmee, Wendy Weant as Aunt March and Ms. Kirk, Tim Campbell as Professor Bhaer, Tim Bishop as John Brooke, Nick Culp as Laurie, and Marty Walker as Mr. Laurence. It is directed by Craig Kolkebeck with music direction by John Stafford and choreography by Shannon Harris.
Performances will be held at Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St. General tickets are $22.90 and student tickets are $10 at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507