Published 1:48 pm Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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Local students take part in week-long theater production


Local children had the opportunity to perform on stage Saturday evening at Woodfin Patterson Auditorium, thanks to the Brewton Council for the Arts bringing the Missoula Children’s Theatre to Brewton.

Children auditioned Monday after school and spent hours after school last week preparing for the performance of “The Pied Piper.”

The project was supported partially by the National Endowment of the Arts and in part by a grant from the Montana Arts Council, an agency of the state government and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Cast included:

Pied Piper: Baldwin Carden;

Sara: Justice McDowell;

Mayor’s son: Austin Jernigan;

Mayor’s daughter: Lana Harris;

• Mayor’s youngest: Maleah Lovelace;

Council members: Haley Daniel, Raven Hightower, Kassie Mendoza, Angel Nearer, Yasmin Nearor and Tatum Padilla;

Barbers: Emma Cornutt, Keira Franklin, Jesse Solloway, Hailey Terrell;

Hamelin Administrative Team: Destiny Cosey, JennyLynn Davidson, Jaila Goodwin, De’Yonna Jones, Hannah Mallory, Alexis Spainhoward;

Cooks: Brayden Bakeare, Amberlyn Carnley, Alex Daniel, Savannah Gravely, Savannah Jacox, Addison Jernigan, Natalee Mancil, Claire Smith, Lilianne Surles;

Townskids: Jeremiah Benjamin, Kenleigh Bolling, Amelia Bridges, Emmalyn Coleman, Julia Collins, Jeremiah Dean, Matthew Dean, Summer Fuqua, Allie Beth McGraw, Hatlee Robinson, Brooklyn Shelly, Julianne Surles, Molly Till, Lainee Turner;

Rats: Thai Benjamin, Samuel Daniel, Ali Brooke Jerkins, Harmony Steen, Kayla Watson, Natalee Wilson, Olivia Zellers;

Assistant Director: Kaleb West;

Accompanist: Jan Lanier;

Mayor of Hamelin, King of the Rats: Tour Actor/Director: Billy Speed;

• Director: Alicia Batterson