Kid-Heavy-Kid-Show ‘Oliver!’ Opens Nov. 12

CSM's production of the musical Oliver! opens Nov. 12 with front

The College of Southern Maryland Main Stage Theatre program's production of “Oliver!” is the classic tale of Oliver Twist, an orphan boy who is thrown out of the workhouse and struggles to find a better life. Along his journey, he is sold to an undertaker, made to join Fagin's gang of pick-pockets, taken in by a rich benefactor and plotted against by the villain Bill Sikes.

“Oliver!” the musical, will be performed on stage at the Fine Arts (FA) Center on the La Plata Campus beginning Nov. 12.

Ava Jones of Leonardtown plays Oliver Twist with Emma Ansell of La Plata as Charlotte; Frank Bowles of Mechanicsville as Bill Sykes; Amy Dolan of White Plains as Widow Corney; Ryan Dolan of White Plains as Mr. Brownlow; Rick Fulton of Bryans Road as Mr. Sowerberry and Dr. Grimwig; CSM Associate Professor Keith Hight as Fagin; Jhonni Jones of Welcome as Mrs. Sowerberry and Mrs. Bedwin; Sarah Jones of Welcome as Bet; Alex LaClair of La Plata as Mr. Bumble; Jordan Marbray of Waldorf as Noah Claypole and Adult; Tom Nuzzi of Waldorf as Mr. Brownlow; Kellie Podsednik of Hollywood as Nancy; Jackson Saunders of La Plata as the Artful Dodger; and Barb Wheeler of Bryans Road as Old Sally.

Members of the children's ensemble include Sarah Slack of Charlotte Hall; Emily Farnham, Shannon Giles, Georgia Hendricks and Zachary Saunders of La Plata; Joshua Smith of Lusby; Anna Boarman and Samarah Lewis of Pax River; Canaan Dowling, Chloe Melanson and Manita Opoku of Waldorf; Ashton Gordon of Welcome; and Elizabeth, Katie and Patrick Dolan of White Plains.

Members of the adult ensemble include Maecy Richardson of Bryans Road, Chris Fleming of Hughesville, Mary Ingawalson of La Plata, Philip Holland, Eric McCladdie, Stephanie Patterson and Britnee Ross of Waldorf, and Ryan Dolan of White Plains.

For more information, visit www.csmd.edu/Arts or call the Box Office at 301-934-7828 or e-mail bxoffc@csmd.edu.

 

Calendar Listings

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CSM Main Stage Theatre: “Oliver!” 7:30 p.m., Nov. 12; 8 p.m., Nov. 13-14. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. This is the classic tale of an orphan boy who struggles to find a better life. Along his journey he is sold to an undertaker, made to join a gang of pick-pockets, taken in by a rich benefactor and has a run-in with a villain. $15 adults, $12 military/seniors/youth. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Main Stage Theatre: “Oliver!” 7:30 p.m., Nov. 19; 8 p.m., Nov. 20; 2 p.m., Nov. 21. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. This is the classic tale of an orphan boy who struggles to find a better life. Along his journey he is sold to an undertaker, made to join a gang of pick-pockets, taken in by a rich benefactor and has a run-in with a villain. $15 adults, $12 military/seniors/youth. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

 

 

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