Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr.
Jr. Civic presented this adaptation of the beloved Christmas classic story Dec. 15-17 in the John Legend Theater. Becky Brunsman directed a cast of more than 80.
Based on the children's book by Roald Dahl, "Matilda" centers on a precocious 5-year-old girl with a great love of reading who battles injustices at home and school. It was presented Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2022, at the John Legend Theater. Tonya Reynolds directed with a cast of more than 50 adults and children.
SCT presented this rollicking farce about wedding antics in small-town Texas, written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, at the John Legend Theater from April 7-9, 2022. Kathleen Day directed a cast that included Francie Adams, Annette Black, Ralph Bowshier IV, Rita Brooks, John Day, Petra Deason, Lisa Grimes, Aimee Hamilton, Mike Hanlon, Lonee Jensen, Nancy Mahoney, April D. Smith, and Connie Strait.
Photo at right: Connie Strait, Lonnee Jensen, and Annette Black portrayed Frankie Futrelle Dubberly, Twink Futrelle, and Honey Raye Futrelle.
One Sunday in Birmingham
This drama, based on the civil rights struggles of 1963, was written by Dayton author Joyce Barnes and directed by Kat King. It was presented Feb. 24-26, 2022, at the John Legend Theater. The cast included LaBrae Pointer, Dale Henry, Ella Ragans, Kay McConnell, William Boatwright, Jr., Charlotte Harris, John Wysong, Jaylen Mitchell, Sumayah Chappelle, Tre’ Woods, Kiersten Farmer, Candace Cumberland, Mike Hanlon Annette Black, and April Smith. In addition, the choruses of church members and student protesters included Dorothy Booker, Ken Stone, Wilma Stone, Alexander Avery, Ashlyon Hasheem, Mayeddin Hasheem, B. Schoneberger, Devanni Toles, and Jacob Yates
Photo at left: Ella Ragans, LaBrae Pointer, and Dale Henry portrayed Louvenia, Ruby, and Alfred Watson.