Wharton County Junior College’s Fine Arts Department will present Aesop’s Fables on April 25 with a 1:00 p.m. matinee, April 26 & 27 at 7:00 p.m. and on April 28 with a 2:00 p.m. matinee. All performances will be held in the Horton Foote Theatre in the Duson-Hansen Fine Arts Building on the Wharton campus. Tickets are $5. This show is recommended for the entire family, and will run approximately 45 minutes.
The basic scenario is as follows – Mr. Tortoise and Ms. Hare are holding auditions for a new acting troupe called Aesop’s Acting Ensemble. All of the actors are excited to perform the beloved fables, but the pompous acting duo of Dame Patty and Sir Reynard threaten everyone’s fun. Will the duo be able to work with the rest of the group as a team? Only the timeless morals of Aesop’s tales will help them to make friends and learn their lesson.
Cast members include: Mr. Tortoise – Kennon Yancey, Ms. Hare – Victoria Rutledge, Sir Reynard – Warren Motamedi, Dame Patty – Brennan Blankenship, Kate – Marika Karastamatis, Emma –Whitney McClendon, Seymour – David Hiebert, Kevin – Jose Camacho, Chorus – Chelsey Gates, Victoria Brun, Tracey Wood; Stage Manager – Sasha Andrade, Assistant Stage Manager- Melissa Bertrand, Costume Design – Elise Lauderdale, Lighting Operator – Kori Hamm, Sound Operator – Tyler Smith.
For more information contact Sam Smith at 979-532-6397 or Beverly Juranek at 979-532-6300.