DIRECTORS Catharine Lundy, William L Lundy, Jr., Chuck Morris PRODUCERS Catharine Lundy, William L Lundy, Jr., Chuck Morris MUSICAL DIRECTOR Leigh Ann Lundy
CHOREOGRAPHERS Jessie Beck Lee Lundy
Produced in association with Cedartown Performing Arts Center Children’s Enrichment Program
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ontemplating the passage of time with our children‟s theatre is both rewarding and alarming. Rewarding to see so many young and shy performers become incredibly talented actors. Alarming because seven years have passed in the blink of an eye. We have loved bringing children‟s theatre to Cedartown, Georgia. The performances reflect talent. We started this theatre with high expectations: We expected our shows to be crisp, well performed, articulate, animated and excellent in every way, including props, drops, orchestra, costumes and stage sets. Mission accomplished. Our previous shows have included Treasure Island, Annie, The Sound of Music, Seussical the Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and A Christmas Carol. Each show has been selected for the story line and message it brings as well as the number of roles available. We are now proud to bring The Wizard of Oz to Cedartown. Every show has involved more and more performers. Our first show had 35 performers and for tonight‟s show, you will witness 84 performing artists on stage! The performing arts present such a great learning experience. Performing in front of hundreds and hundreds of people per show represents an incredible accomplishment. To do so well reflects dedication, determination and commitment from these young performers. These shows could not happen without the involvement of many people: our young actors, advertisers, parents, grandparents and backstage helpers and crew. It‟s a complete family affair! We thank the Cedartown City Commission for recognizing the value of children‟s theatre and accommodating our requests. We thank the Cedartown Civic Auditorium Commission for their constant help, patience and assistance. Our volunteer orchestra who practice diligently to bring you this show, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. The entire family at Parker and Lundy has worked hard on our show. Our paralegals, Julianna and Jesse and Leila, and Carol Aaron, our receptionist, and Brittany Stephens (a brilliant concert violinist). They wear all hats throughout the summer and serve our
cannot believe that The Wizard of Oz is the seventh production that we have staged with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company! Bill, Catharine and I are honored that local students and their parents continue join us as we bring these classic stories to life on stage. Since we started our company with Treasure Island in 2005, some of our actors have gone on to major in Film, Drama, Dance or Theater in college, and a few are pursuing their dreams of a life in professional theater. Many others have completed their education in other fields, but are using the communication skills that they gained in our shows as they enter the workforce. We are so proud of them all, and we hope that we have touched their lives by sparking a passion for the arts. I am also impressed with the growth of our student actors that began with us as young children. Lee Lundy (Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island, when he was eleven years old) has worked with Jessie Beck to choreograph – and to serve as the creative braintrust – for our entire show. I remember that Elizabeth Arencibia (Molly in Annie in 2006) asked us to produce The Wizard of Oz in 2007, so that she could play Dorothy. I‟m glad that Elizabeth continued to work with us, and very proud of the job she‟s done as Dorothy – even if we were four years late in taking her advice and choosing this show. The competition at auditions was fierce, but Elizabeth earned her role and has done a fantastic job. Cedartown‟s local businesses continue to support our productions. The businesses and individuals that purchase ads
clients as well as doing anything that needs doing with our children‟s theatre. Julianna also helped organize the orchestra and does an outstanding job. Carol Aaron sells t-shirts, tickets, has a beautiful daughter, Hannah, in our show, and does simply so many things to make this happen. Catharine and I especially wish to recognize our talented children, Lee, playing The Scarecrow, Will, playing the Cowardly Lion, and Spencer as The Tinman. One more summer we get to work with our children. Priceless. We thank God every single day for them. Our daughter, Laura, has always performed in the shows but is in law school now. She was a drama major at JSU with a near-perfect GPA and played college tennis for the Gamecocks. She has had the lead in three JSU shows. We give all glory and credit to our Lord Jesus Christ, whom we serve. We love the Lord and pray that all will become Christians and serve the Lord. This is the whole duty of man. We thank Leigh Ann Lundy, our every day rehearsal pianist and musical director. She is wonderful and talented beyond words. Her and Rick‟s little daughter, Grace Ann, is in our show this year. Thank you to everyone who helped with costumes. We thank Julie Andrews for her energy and creativity. Julie works so hard to make this a great show. She and Tab have an incredibly talented daughter in our show, Julieann. Julie and Tab, thank you so much. Thank you to Chuck Morris for his expertise in virtually all areas of theatre, and he‟s a great lawyer and juvenile court judge. A special thanks to Chuck‟s wife, Megan Keating, for all of her hard work in many areas of creating our program. Finally, we humbly thank you for buying a ticket and being here! Where would we be if you did not show up to encourage these performances? Well, we can tell you, your presence means everything to our young performers. Sit back and enjoy the show.
Bill Lundy & Catherine Lundy in this program provide financial support that makes our efforts possible. Additionally, the Cedartown Civic Auditorium continues to provide us with a performing arts center with the highest caliber technical capacity. We must thank David Thompson for all of his work this year, in supporting our show. During rehearsal, the greatest victories often come not with the finished products that we see on stage, but the emergence of our actors as they learn and grow throughout the summer. Leigh Ann Lundy provides expert musical instruction to our cast, and helps each actor learn to sing with confidence. Bill and Catherine Lundy bring energy and stability to each production. Their vision, dedication and patience has created an environment that allows us to create these memorable productions. My wife Megan Keating has generously given of her artistic talent – and dozens upon dozens of hours of her time – to again design our posters, flyers, tickets, and this program. I am grateful to Megan for putting such a professional public “face” on our company and each production, with her tireless and inspiring work. I am truly blessed to have such a wonderful wife and family, and I appreciate the love and support that Megan and Grayson provide for me in all of my endeavors. Thanks for joining us for The Wizard of Oz. We hope you enjoy the show!
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The Wizard of Oz Cast Dorothy Gale ………………………..….. Elizabeth Arencibia Glinda the Good Witch …………..…….. McCall Pirkle Mrs. Gulch/Wicked Witch of the West .. Kate Saxton Hunk/Scarecrow ……………………….. Lee Lundy Hickory/Tin Man ………………………... Spencer Lundy Zeke/Cowardly Lion ……………………. Will Lundy Auntie Em ……………………………….. Kendall Lee Uncle Henry …………………………….. J.W. Perry Toto ……………………………………… Holly Forrister Emerald City Guard ……………………. Gabrielle Marangakis Professor Marvel/Wizard of Oz ………. Matt Kelley Chisery (Commander of Monkeys) …..
Narrator #1 ………………….………….. Hannah Aaron Narrator #2 ……………………………… Raegan Tanner Narrator #3 ……………………………… Joanna Newsome Mayor of Munchkinland ………..……… Eleanor Goldin Barrister …………………………………. Josie Hand Coroner …………………………………. Gracie Ball Munchkin Miss #1 ………….…………..
Munchkin Miss #2 ……………………...
Munchkin Miss #3 …………….………... Lily Porterfield Baby Munchkin Girl ……………………. Sofia Addison Baby Munchkin Boy ……………………. Astin Turner Munchkin Teacher #1 …………………. Asia Turner Munchkin Teacher #2 ………………….. Joanna Newsome Lead Jitterbug …………………………
Mary Beth Tillery
Lead Poppy …………………………….. Alexis Robinson
Munchkins Julieann Andrews Sam Arnold Beau Ball Landon Caldwell Haley Forrister Myra Goss Zella Harrell Emily Haney Samantha Ianarelli Layla Jackson Lily Jackson Harley McGee Graci McElwee Suzanna McElwee Barrett Pirkle Anna Claire Sides Raegan Tanner Annalee Walters Emmalee Watkins Lathan Wilkerson Logan Walters Adrienne Woods Jillian Woods
Poppies Hannah Aaron Brooklyn Barron Kassie Beck Ramplee Colbert Suzanne Ellis Caroline Gammage Emma Guice Josie Hand Jamie Hopkins Erin Iannarelli Kendall Lee Anna Lundy Jessi McElwee Zoey Myrick Ella Peek Lily Porterfield Meredith Pyle Emily Redden Alexis Robinson Raegan Tanner
Emerald City Ensemble Packers Ramplee Colbert Kendall Lee Ella Peek Polishers Caroline Gammage Carly Puckett Alexis Robinson Beauticians Emma Guice Jessi McElwee Mary Beth Tillery Manicurists Eleanor Goldin Suzanne Ellis Lily Porterfield
Winkie Guards Brooklyn Barron Addison Brumbelow Lily Brumbelow Landon Hendrix Anna Lundy Dustin Roberts Sydney Sorrells Colton Woods
Winkie General ………………………... Elizabeth Smith Lullaby League Haley Chandler Maggie Hawkins Grace Ann Lundy
Lollypop Guild Tanner Arnold Isaiah Beck Branson Lewis
Trees Jessi McElwee Ella Peek Mary Beth Tillery
Crows Brooklyn Barron Suzanne Ellis Caroline Gammage
Flying Monkeys Tanner Arnold Isaiah Beck Ty Brazier Jamie Hopkins Erin Iannerelli Branson Lewis Logan Walters
Jitterbugs Kassie Beck Suzanne Ellis Eleanor Goldin Jessi McElwee Ella Peek Alexis Robinson Mary Beth Tillery
Following the show, members of the cast may meet and greet members of the audience in the lobby of the auditorium. The producers kindly request that patrons refrain from entering the stage or backstage areas after the show.
The Wizard of Oz Orchestra Don Robinson……………….Conductor Piano .......................
Leigh Ann Lundy
Bassoon ................... Evan Ledford
Saxophone ............... Jesse Kindred
Oboe ........................ Allison Robinson
Bass Guitar ..............
English Horn ............
The Wizard of Oz Songs Act One Overture – Orchestra Over the Rainbow – Dorothy The Twister – Orchestra Munchkinland (Come Out, Come Out; Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead; Follow the Yellow Brick Road) – Glinda, Dorothy and Munchkins If I Only Had a Brain – Scarecrow, Dorothy and Crows We're Off to See the Wizard - Dorothy and Scarecrow If I Only Had a Heart – Tin Man, Dorothy and Apple Trees We're Off to See the Wizard - Dorothy, Scarecrow and Tin Man If I Only Had the Nerve – Cowardly Lion, Dorothy, Scarecrow and Tin Man We're Off to See the Wizard – Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion Poppies – Glinda and Female Ensemble Out of the Woods/Act One Finale – Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Glinda and Company Act Two The Merry Old Land of Oz – Emerald City Guard and Company If I Were King of the Forest – Lion, Dorothy, Scarecrow and Tin Man March of the Winkies – Winkie Guards The Jitterbug – Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion and Jitterbugs Over the Rainbow (Reprise) – Dorothy March of the Winkies (Reprise) – Winkie Guards, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead (Reprise) – Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion and Company Finale – Company
Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Wizard of Oz! Thank you to the Cedartown Theatrical Performers’ Company for bringing this great children’s theatre to Cedartown. You make us all proud!
To Bill, Catherine and Chuck, thank you, And to all our student actors, “Break a leg!”
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The Wizard of Oz Production Team Lighting Design and Operator …..…………… Danette Ritter Sound Engineer ………...…………………….. David Thompson Follow Spot Operator ……………………….… Edward Guzman Production Administrator & Ticket Manager .
Graphic Design ………………………………..
Costumes ……………………………………… Catharine Lundy Nancy Newsome Shirley Carter Pama Lee Nancy Goldin Missy Lundy Lisa Haney Heather Ball Lynn Ellis Stage Crew ……………………………………
Chuck Morris Denny Fetkenhour Julie Fetkenhour
Laura Kelley Lori Robinson Logan Spears Amy Tillery Erika Forrister Bill Lundy Catharine Lundy Will Lundy Lee Lundy Spencer Lundy Chuck Morris Molly Edwards
Sound Effects ………………………………….. David Ianarelli Casting Committee ......................................... Susan McCain, Jacksonville State University Chuck Morris Catharine Lundy Bill Lundy
Special Thank You to... Browning Family & Andrews Family for donations of clothes, hats and props Judy Hicks for donations of clothes, hats and shoes We appreciate the donation of unique and vintage costume pieces. To donate clothing for future shows, please bring items to 212 Main Street during normal business hours, or call Catherine Lundy at 770-881-0311.
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Hannah Aaron (Narrator #1, Poppy) Hannah is a straight A student who is in the 9th grade at Cedartown High School. She likes horses, cats, reading, music, the internet and anything that has to do with nature. She is 14 years old and hopes to go to Berry College and be either a vet or a teacher. Hannah has been in all the productions put on by the Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company. She had the young female lead role in Treasure Island and has played various parts in all the other productions. She also played various parts in all the productions put on while she was in elementary school. She is comfortable being on stage and would like to take this time to thank Bill and Catharine Lundy and Chuck Morris, the producers of the plays, for letting her be a part of them. Sophia Jane Addison (Baby Munchkin) Sophia will be in pre-kindergarten at Westside Elementary this year. She loves ballet and has been dancing for two years. Her extracurricular activities include t-ball and soccer. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company, but certainly not her last! Elizabeth Arencibia (Dorothy Gale) Elizabeth is thirteen years old and an eighth grade student at Cedartown Middle School, where she is a member of the tennis team, a basketball cheerleader, and serves as an officer for both Student Council and National Junior Honor Society. She is also an active member of First Baptist Church. Elizabeth's most recent stage performance was in the role of the Ghost of Christmas Present in Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company's production of A Christmas Carol. Previous performances with CPTC include the roles of Molly in Annie, Brigitta von Trapp in The Sound of Music, and Bird Girl in Seussical the Musical. Away from CPTC, Elizabeth appeared as Dorothy Gale in the Rockmart Civic Arts Commission‟s summer theatre camp production of The Wizard of Oz, and as Hendricka in Rome Little Theatre‟s production of Here’s Love. Elizabeth has had such a great time with the cast of the show and would like to thank Bill, Catharine, and Chuck for such an amazing opportunity! Julieann Andrews (Commander of Monkeys, Munchkin) Julieann is a fifth grader at Lundy Christian Academy. This will be her sixth performance with CTPC she loves being on stage singing and acting. Julieann is a member at First Baptist Church Choir where she also attends church. Julieann just recently was an extra in Jane Mansfield Car, and had the time of her life being around Billy Bob Thornton and other movie stars. She would like to thank the Lundy's for all the time and effort they put in for all the children in our town and also for the wonderful school she attends. Julieann also hopes that everyone that attends Wizard Of Oz enjoys the show. Sam Arnold (Munchkin) Sam is an upcoming first grade student at Covenant School. This is Sam‟s first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. Sam is an active member of First Baptist Church in Cedartown. Sam enjoys
playing with his friends, riding his bike, swimming, and watching movies. His favorite subject in school is reading. Sam is very excited about starring in The Wizard of Oz. He would like to dedicate his performance to all of his family, especially his older brother, Russ. Sam will miss him when he leaves for college. Sam would also like to thank Mr. Bill, Mrs. Catherine, and Mr. Chuck for this opportunity to be part of this great performance. Sam hopes everyone enjoys the show. Tanner Arnold (Lollypop Guild, Flying Monkey) Tanner is an upcoming fourth grade student at Lundy Christian Academy. This will be Tanner‟s fourth performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. Tanner has performed in two plays with LCA. Tanner loves being on stage and having a great time with his friends. Tanner is an active member of First Baptist Church in Cedartown, and enjoys swimming, riding his scooter, and playing tennis with Jordan Hubbard Tennis Academy. Tanner is excited and looking forward to starring in The Wizard of Oz and would like to dedicate his performance to his family, especially his sister, Allie. She is his number one fan. Tanner would also like to thank Mr. Bill, Mrs. Catherine, and Mr. Chuck for the opportunity of being a part of this performance. Beau Ball (Munchkin, Winkie Guard) Beau is 4 years old and will be beginning Pre-K at Anna Kresge Children‟s Center in the fall. The Wizard of Oz will be Beau‟s first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. While away from the theater, Beau is an active member of First Baptist Church of Cedartown‟s children‟s groups. Beau also enjoys watching and reenacting Davy Crockett movies and is a true outdoorsman. Beau is very excited about tonight‟s performance of The Wizard of Oz and hopes that everyone enjoys the show. Gracie Ball (Coroner, Emerald City Citizen) Gracie is 7 years old and will be beginning second grade at Youngs Grove Elementary School in the fall. The Wizard of Oz will be Gracie‟s fifth performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company, previously appearing in Hansel and Gretel as a townsperson, A Christmas Carol as Gertrude Cratchit, Beauty and the Beast as Petite Sugar, and Seussical the Musical as a circus performer and cadet. While away from the theater, Gracie is an active member of First Baptist Church of Cedartown‟s youth choir, Girl‟s in Action and AWANAS. While at school Gracie enjoys music and art. Gracie is thrilled about performing her role as the Coroner and Emerald City Citizen and hopes that each and everyone enjoys the show. Gracie would also like to take this opportunity to thank Bill, Catherine and Chuck for the amazing opportunity to perform. Brooklyn Nichole Barron (Crow, Poppy, Winkie Guard) Brooklyn has been in several CTPC productions such as: A Christmas Carol and The Beauty and the Beast. She has also appeared in many Westside Musicals. Brooklyn is a student of Sharon Coffman's and performs in Piano recitals twice a year. Brooklyn has many talents and is involved with many different projects. She has played softball since
she was seven years old, she is active in Faith Baptist Church and volunteers with the VBS and has been in the yearly Christmas plays for 13 years. Isaiah Beck (Lollypop Guild. Flying Monkey) Isaiah is a 3rd grade student at Youngs Grove Elementary School. He loves to be the center of attention, so being on stage is a dream come true. Isaiah has appeared in various church performances, had special roles in his school productions, and this is his second show with CTPC. He is excited to "represent the Lollipop Guild" and attack the Tinman as a flying monkey. Jessie Beck (Choreographer) Jessie is a freshman at Columbus State University. Throughout her high school career, Jessie's love for the theatre was obvious. She appeared in three one act productions: And, The Diviners, and The Boys Next Door, as well as four Variety Shows and was named Dance Captain her senior year. Jessie has also performed in church dramas and plays and with CTPC in Beauty and the Beast. She would like to thank CTPC for such an amazing opportunity to spend her summer doing something she loves: choreographing and working with kids. Kassie Beck (Jitterbug, Poppy) Kassie is a freshman at Cedartown High School and is no stranger to the stage. She participated in the CMS chorus and band as well as church performances. Kassie also cheered for CMS and is now a Varsity Competition Cheerleader at CHS. She made her theatre debut in CTPC's Beauty and the Beast and is ecstatic to be returning to the stage as a poppy and jitterbug. Ty Brazier (Flying Monkey) Ty is the 9 year old grandson of Spencer and Pat Brazier and Charles and Susan Hubler of Cedartown. Ty attends The Lundy Christian Academy and will be entering the 4th grade. Ty was most recently was cast in the role of “Fritz the Dog” in Hanzel and Gretel and prior to that he played “Timmy” in the Boxcar Children play put on by the LCA. Ty previously attended the Vineyard Harvester Christian Academy, where he was on the Honor Roll each year. Ty performed in several school productions including one where he played a character named “Nemo” to rave reviews. Ty enjoys playing soccer, basketball, video games, learning about civil war history, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Ty says, “Thanks, Mr.Bill and Ms. Catherine”. Addison Brumbelow (Winkie Guard) Addison is four years old and about to start Pre-k at Pepperell Primary School. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performer's Company. She is very excited about her first performance as a munchkin in The Wizard of Oz. She states quite often that she is going to be on TV one day and sing like Taylor Swift and enjoys entertaining family singing Taylor Swift songs. Addison has been battling a neurological disease for the last year and a half and is doing very well at this time. Performing in this
play means a lot to her and her parents because there have been times she would not have been able to. She also enjoys playing with baby dolls and going to the lake with her family. She is the daughter of Lee and Elizabeth Brumbelow and little sister of Lily, also a munchkin. Lily Brumbelow (Winkie Guard) Lily is six years old and about to start first grade at Pepperell Primary School. This will be her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company. She is very excited about being on stage with her sister, Addison, and cousin, Emma, who are also munchkins. Lily enjoys reading, swimming, gymnastics, and loves going to the lake and the beach with her family. She is really looking forward to going on her first Disney Cruise in a couple of months. Lily is the daughter of Lee and Elizabeth Brumbelow and big sister to Addison. Landon Caldwell (Munchkin) Landon is a first grader at Cherokee Elementary School. This is his first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. Landon has performed as Uncle Sam in Cherokee Elementary School‟s 2011 musical production, and an angel in Centre First Baptist‟s children‟s production. Landon enjoys playing basketball, baseball, skateboarding, and having band practice with his brother. Landon is thrilled to be a part of the Wizard of Oz, and wishes to dedicate his performance to his dog, Miller. Haley Chandler (Lullaby League, Snowflake) Haley is a 4th grader at St. Mary's Catholic School. This is her 2nd performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company, previously appearing in Seussical as a Cadet. Haley has also acted with the First Baptist Church children's choir and was featured in their Christmas program. She also has five years of dance experience with Second Steps Dance Studio. Haley loves music, and she will be playing the clarinet this year for the St. Mary's band. She also enjoys modeling for Lorren & Macy's Model and Talent Agency. Haley is very excited to be in the Wizard of Oz this summer dancing and singing with her friends. She would like to dedicate this performance to her entire family. Ramplee Colbert (Emerald City Packer, Poppy) Ramplee is a 6th grader at Lundy Christian Academy. She made her acting debut in Beauty and the Beast and subsequently narrated the play A Christmas Carol. Ramplee was a contestant in Westside Idol, and she enjoys singing, dancing, being creative, and hanging out with friends. Ramplee wishes to dedicate her performance to her family, which is always by her side encouraging her to follow her dreams and reach for the stars. Suzanne Ellis (Emerald City Manicurist. Jitterbug. Crow, Poppy) Suzanne will be a 5th grader at Youngs Grove Elementary School. This is her second appearance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. Her previous stage experience includes Angel #1 in Youngs Grove 2011 Spring Musical, featured parts in Cherokee Elementary Spring production in 2008, 2009, & 2010, the Children‟s
Cast in 2008 Follies Twisted, and annual spring dance recitals with Second Steps Dance Studio since 2005. Other interests include children‟s activities and musical programs at Cedartown 1st Methodist Church, playing tennis with Jordan Hubbard Tennis Academy, and spending time with her multiple pets at home. Haley Forrister (Munchkin, Snowflake) Haley is an upcoming second grader at Covenant School. This is her third performance with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company, previously appearing in Disney's Beauty and the Beast as a teacup and in A Christmas Carol as Chloe (Narrator #11). Haley also had the opportunity to play a role in Lundy Christian Academy's production of Hansel and Gretel as a child townsperson. She is an active seven year old as she participates in numerous activities including tennis, golf, tumbling and swimming. She also enjoys playing with her friends, her sister, and her new puppy Holly. She attends New Harmony Baptist Church. Haley would like to thank Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company for another opportunity to be part of a fantastic show! Holly Forrister (Toto) This is Holly's first stage performance! She loves Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion but she especially loves the treats that they give her! She is the dog of Haley and Henslee Forrister. Thanks to the Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company for giving her the opportunity to play Toto!
Caroline Gammage (Emerald City Polisher, Crow, Poppy) This is Caroline‟s sixth performance with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. Her acting career began at age 5 as Kate in Annie; through the years she has enjoyed playing other roles, The Girl in the Pale Pink Coat in The Sound of Music, The Butterfly in the Jungle of Nool in Seussical the Musical, Sausage Curl Girl in The Beauty and the Beast, and a narrator and poor woman in The Christmas Carol. Caroline has performed in school musicals, dance recitals, and participated in the AHHA drama camp. She is a member of First Baptist Church and a fifth grader at Westside Elementary. Caroline takes pleasure in writing plays and is hopeful that one day she will become a director and an actress. She also enjoys drawing comics and playing with her American Girl dolls. Caroline has dreamed to have a part in the The Wizard of Oz and feels blessed that she has this opportunity. Eleanor Goldin (Mayor of Munchkinland, Jitterbug, Emerald City Manicurist) Eleanor is going into the eighth grade at St. Mary's Catholic School. This is her first show with Cedartown Theatrical Performers Co. She has also acted with Rome Little Theatre in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Outside theatre, Eleanor loves hanging out with her friends and singing. In school, Eleanor's favorite subject is science. Eleanor loves the movie The Wizard of Oz, and she is excited about being a part of this production. She would like To thank Mrs. Michelle Picon for informing her about this play. If it wasn't for her, Eleanor wouldn't be the Mayor of the Munchkins!
Myra Goss (Munchkin) Myra is a 3rd grade student at East Central Elementary School. She was born in Boulder, Colorado where her love for of the theatre began. She was a drama student at Boulder Children‟s Theatre, and made her acting debut as Nibs in Peter Pan. When not on stage, Myra loves to paint, draw, sing, dance, read, and play sports, especially soccer. Myra is thrilled to begin a new life in Georgia and can‟t wait until she speaks like a true Southerner. Myra is grateful to have the chance to participate in The Wizard of Oz with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers. She would like to dedicate her performance to her family and friends, who support every endeavor that she peruses in life. Emma Kate Guice (Poppy, Emerald City Beautician) Emma is a 6th grade student at Lundy Christian Academy, she is 11 years old and this will be her 3rd performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company. Emma has appeared in Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Carol, and LCA's productions: The Boxcar Children, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and most recently Hansel and Gretel. Emma loves acting, singing and riding her bike. Emma is the daughter of Jody and Kandi Guice and big sister to Grant and Bowen. Josie Rose Hand (Barrister, Poppy) Josie is a 4th grade student at Westside Elementary, and this is her first theatrical performance. Josie has previously performed on stage, though, winning runner-up at Westside Idol, singing a medley of songs “Cotton Fields Back Home,” “Take Me Home Country Roads,” and “Georgia On My Mind.” Josie is the youngest of four children of Jerry and Janine Hand, and enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, reading, and watching “So Random.” Josie someday hopes to be a doctor or nurse. Emily Haney (Munchkin and Snowflake) Emily is 8 years old and an upcoming third grader at Westside Elementary School. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company. Emily has been taking dance at Second Steps Dance Studio for the past five years. She has participated in Westside's school productions each year. Emily enjoys art, dancing, reading, softball and spending time with her friends. Emily is very excited about The Wizard of Oz and would like to dedicate her performance to her brother, Cooper. The movie, The Wizard of Oz, has been a special part of their childhood. Zella Harrell (Munchkin) Zella Harrell is five years old and will be attending Covenant Pre School in Aug, This is Zella's debut as a cast member for the Cedartown Theatrical Performers. She is a student with Second Steps Dance Studio and is a member of Second Baptist Church. Zella enjoys spending time with her friends, cats and loves arts and crafts. Zella would like to dedicate her performance to her family. Maggie Hawkins (Lullaby League, Snowflake) Maggie is in the fourth grade at St. Mary‟s School in Rome, Georgia. This is her first performance with Cedartown
Theatrical Performers‟ Company. Her previous stage experience includes being in the Children‟s Cast in the 2008 Follies Twisted, a solo in St. Mary‟s Christmas production Arrest These Merry Gentlemen in 2010, and nine dance recitals. She took dance for five years from Second Steps Dance studio in Cedartown and is entering her third year of dance at Rome Civic Ballet. Maggie was also a “featured extra” in Billy Bob Thornton‟s upcoming movie Jayne Mansfield’s Car. Maggie currently takes modeling and acting classes from Lorren and Macy‟s Modeling School and Talent Agency. She also attends First Baptist Church and is in the youth choir. Maggie enjoys tennis, tumbling, art and running. She would like to dedicate her performance to her parents Mark and Kim Hawkins. Landon Hendrix (Winkie Guard) Landon Hendrix is an eighth grader at Lundy Christian Academy. This is his second play with the Cedartown Theatrical Performer‟s Company, his first being A Christmas Carol. He previously starred as the Prince in The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet, put on by the Pierce County Middle School Drama Club as well as Hansel & Gretel put on by Lundy Christian Academy. Landon enjoys collecting coins and spending time with his family. History is Landon‟s favorite subject in school. Landon hopes to someday become a lawyer. Jamie Hopkins (Poppy, Flying Monkey) Jamie is fourteen years old. He goes to Lundy Christian Academy, and will be a freshman this year. He loves to ride horses, and also used to compete in horse riding competitions. China is his most favorite place in the world, and he does speak some Mandarin Chinese. He is looking forward to learning more about stage performing and theater. Erin Iannerelli (Flying Monkey, Poppy) Erin is a soon-to-be 6th grader at Lundy Christian Academy. This is her second performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performer's Company. She has also appeared in other plays such as A Christmas Carol and Hansel & Gretel with CTPC as well as LCA. Since a young girl of three years, Erin has always held a special place in her heart for The Wizard of Oz. Erin enjoys playing with her friends and riding her bike. She has also taken on a few extra-curricular duties over the summer and has tried her hands in things such as gardening and cooking. Erin is very excited about having two parts in this play and would like to thank her family and her Lord for their loving support. And due to her late Maw Maw Pat's unwavering encouragement of Erin's love for The Wizard of Oz, Erin would like to dedicate this performance to her. Samantha Ianarelli (Munchkin) Sam is a rising 4th Grader at Northside Elementary School. This is her second performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performer's Company. She played in the London Choir in last year's A Christmas Carol. Sam enjoys a number of activities that include reading, playing and singing. She has also taken an interest in developing her
skills as an artist. Sam is a very helpful child and loves to encourage people and make them feel good about themselves. She truly has a servant's heart. Sam is really excited about being a munchkin in this play and is also excited for her sister, Erin as well as the other characters. Sam would like to dedicate her performance to her Daddy and her Lord, Jesus Christ. Layla Jackson (Munchkin) Layla is 2 yrs. and 8 months old. This is her first performance with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company. Layla enjoys singing and dancing and having tea parties with her baby dolls. She cannot wait to perform on stage! Lily Jackson (Munchkin) This is Lily‟s third performance with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers„ Company. Her previous roles include a Cadet and Circus Performer in Seussical the Musical and a Teacup in Beauty and the Beast. She also takes dance and has performed in two recitals this year. Lily is a first grade student at Westside Elementary. While away from the theatre Lily enjoys singing, dancing, swimming, playing outside, and riding her bicycle. Lily is so excited to be performing as a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz. Matt Kelley (Professor Marvel, Wizard of Oz) Matt is 13 years old and is in eighth grade at Lundy Christian Academy. Matt‟s most recent performance was the lead role of Hansel, in LCA‟s performance of Hansel and Gretel. Matt also performed as Dr. Moore in the LCA black box production of The Boxcar Children. He also performed in the lead role of Tom Sawyer in the school‟s 2010 production of Tom Sawyer. Later that year, Matt performed with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company as Fred Swann, Scrooge‟s nephew, in A Christmas Carol. In 2009, he performed on stage with CTPC as the Bookseller and Wolf in Disney‟s Beauty and the Beast. Matt also previously appeared in four Westside Elementary School productions where he was cast in lead roles as the Emcee in Juke Box Friday Night, and the Prince in Once Upon a Dream. Matt is an active member of Four Mile Baptist Church, and enjoys swimming, riding bikes, traveling, playing the piano, performing, and spending time with family and friends. Matt is thrilled to perform again with CTPC, and thanks Bill, Catharine, and Chuck for the opportunity. He also would like to thank his family for being so supportive of him. Most of all, Matt gives God the glory for all the blessings He has provided him. Kendall Lee (Auntie Em, Emerald City Packer, Poppy) Kendall is a fifth grader at Cherokee Elementary School where she is Co-Captain of the school safety patrol and a member of the Good Morning Cherokee program. This is her fourth performance with the CTPC. In CTPC‟s last production A Christmas Carol, Kendall played the role of Maxine, a Narrator. In previous CTPC productions, Kendall played the role of Flower Lady in Beauty and the Beast and a Who in Suessical the Musical. In the spring of
2010, Kendall also played the role of Susie Harper in LCA‟s production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. She is extremely excited to be cast this year as Auntie Em in CTPC‟s production of The Wizard of Oz as well as a Poppy and a Packer in the Emerald City. Kendall is a seven year dance student at Second Steps Dance Studio and is enjoying the opportunity to showcase her dance experience in the Poppy and Emerald City scenes. In addition to dancing, Kendall is a third year piano student, loves to participate in school productions and sing in the children‟s choir at church. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Kendall would like to thank CTPC and her fellow actors and actresses for another wonderful experience this summer. She hopes everyone enjoys the show and the wonderful adventure to OZ! Branson Lewis (Flying Monkey, Lollypop Guild) Branson is a 9 year old from Rockmart Georgia. He will be a 4th grader at Van Wert Elementary. He is a very active member of Boy Scouts of America Pack 223 in Rockmart. Branson enjoys music, Boy Scouts, camping and kayaking with his family, and acting. He has performed with CTPC for several years. He has made his appearance in Suessical the Musical as a lion and Beauty and the Beast as the Pepper Shaker. This year he will be one of the Lollipop Guilds and a Flying Monkey. He would like to thank everyone with CTPC for all their hard work, dedication, and devotion to all the children in our show tonight. Anna Lundy (Winkie Guard, Poppy) Anna is an upcoming 8th grader at Lundy Christian Academy. This is her 5th performance with the CTPC, previously appearing as a member of the orphan ensemble in Annie and in Seussical as “Cindy Lou Who”. In the musical Beauty and the Beast, she was cast as Mademoiselle Genevieve. In A Christmas Carol, she performed as Victoria, the Char Maid. While a student at Westside Elementary School, Anna played the roles of Annie, Mae West, and in 2009 the lead role as Esmeralda in Once Upon A Dream. She has also appeared in several musical and drama performances at Second Baptist Church where is also involved in the youth group. Anna has taken ballet and jazz for several years and is currently a student at “Second Steps” in Cedartown. When away from the theatre, she enjoys dancing, singing, writing short stories and poetry, swimming, running with her Dad, shopping with her Mom, hanging out with friends, and of course playing with her dog, Spirit. Anna would like to thank God and her family for this opportunity to be on stage! Catharine W. Lundy (Director/Producer/Costumes) Catharine is a co-founder of the Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company, LLC along with her husband, Bill, and Chuck Morris. Catharine has brought her talents to children‟s theatre productions of Treasure Island, Annie, The Sound of Music, Beauty and the Beast, Seussical the Musical, A Christmas Carol, and now The Wizard of Oz. Catharine sews, selects, and designs many of the costumes you will see onstage and enjoys every minute of
it! Catharine is a 1980 graduate of Jefferson Christian Academy in Birmingham, Alabama, and a 1990 graduate of Jacksonville State University with a B.S. Degree in Accounting and a minor in English. Catharine has served as a paralegal at Parker and Lundy for 26 years and owns Weddings Plus here in Cedartown providing wedding invitations and gifts as well as high school graduation announcements. Most recently, Catharine was cast in the upcoming Hollywood movie, Jayne Mansfield’s Car, directed by Billy Bob Thornton. The movie is set to be released in 2013. Catharine and the whole family performed as extras in the movie and look forward to its release. Catharine has been married to Bill for 28 years (June 4, 1983), and they have four children who have all been a part of the theatre: Laura, age 23, Will and Lee, age 17, and Spencer, age 16. Catharine also teaches at Lundy Christian Academy, located at 242 East Avenue in Cedartown, Georgia. Grace Ann Lundy (Lullaby League, Snowflake) Grace Ann first appeared on stage in 2006 at three years of age with the Cedartown Theatrical Performing Companys (CTPC) Broadway production Annie. She next appeared on stage in 2008 in Suessical the Musical where her acting skills were expanded to include roles as a Cadet and a Circus performer. In 2009, she had a major role in CTPC's Broadway production Beauty and the Beast as Chip. CTPC then produced A Christmas Carol in 2010 where Grace Ann performed as Belinda Cratchit. In the Spring of 2010 she performed in Lundy Christian Academy's Tom Sawyer playing the role of Hope Austin. She also performed with Lundy Christian Academy in 2011 in their Spring production of Hansel and Gretel as the Musical Doll. Grace Ann is a 2nd grade student at Covenant School here in Cedartown. After being tested and reading on a 4.9 grade level, she was awarded the "Best Reader" award in 1st grade. Grace Ann enjoys singing, dancing, acting, and watching movies! She has taken piano for 2 years and she will be entering her sixth year of dance at Second Steps Dance Studio. Grace Ann's dance class was recently awarded "Dance Class of the Year" for 2010-2011. Although she is a very busy little girl, she truly believes that "there is no place like home!" Grace Ann is very excited about being a part of the cast of Wizard of Oz. She always loves to act on stage with "her boys", Lee, Will, and Spencer, and her cousin Anna. Grace Ann would like to thank her Uncle Bill, Aunt Cat-Cat, and Chuck for the opportunity to act on stage again, and for the wonderful opportunity they are offering to the boys and girls of Cedartown! Lee Lundy (Hunk/Scarecrow) Lee Lundy is a Senior honor student at Lundy Christian Academy in Cedartown, GA. He is no stranger to the stage, having acted in every show in the Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company's repertoire, including: Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island, Drake the Butler in Annie, Friedrich von Trapp in The Sound of Music, The Cat in the Hat in Seussical the Musical, Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, and Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol. At his school, LCA, he has performed as the Schoolmaster in
Tom Sawyer, and Frack the Hobgoblin in Hansel & Gretel. He has also had numerous roles at the Rome Little Theatre including Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island, Jane's Memory in Jane Eyre, and Jim the FBI Agent in You Can't Take It with You. He participated in CHS's 2010 Variety Show, Alice, and Improv Night. In his "earlier years," Lee performed many solos at Northside Elementary School. He was also an extra in Jayne Mansfield’s Car. Lee enjoys singing, dancing, acting, playing the piano, reading, painting, and studying the French language in his spare time. He would like to thank his friends and family for their love and support! Now, sit back, relax, and follow Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Lion down the Yellow Brick Road in CTPC's The Wizard of Oz! Spencer Lundy (Hickory/Tin Man) Spencer is a student at the Lundy Christian Academy. This is Spencer‟s seventh show with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. Previously, Spencer has appeared in Treasure Island (Captain Flint) Annie, The Sound of Music (Kurt), Seussical (JoJo) Beauty and the Beast (Gaston) and A Christmas Carol (Bob Cratchit.) Spencer would like to thank his parents, Bill and Catharine, his brothers, Lee and Will, and his favorite sister in the world, Laura, for their love and support! Will Lundy (Zeke/Cowardly Lion) Will is a 12th grade honor student at Lundy Christian Academy. Theatre roles include: Jacob Marley/Mr. Fezziwig/Old Joe in A Christmas Carol (Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company), Prince/Beast in Disney's Beauty and the Beast (CTPC), Horton the Elephant in Seussical the Musical (CTPC), Rolf Gruber in The Sound of Music (CTPC), Burt Healey in Annie (CTPC), O'Brien in Treasure Island (CTPC), Huckleberry Finn in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Lundy Christian Academy), Frick in Hansel and Gretel (LCA), and Douglas Gresham in Shadowlands (ICON Theatre Company). Will has also performed in numerous school productions. Dance performances include: The Wizard of Oz (Kennesaw Dance Troupe) and Boogie Shoes (KDT). Will received his Acting for Beginners Certificate at the Tony Award winning Alliance Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. In his spare time, Will enjoys playing the drums, ukulele and football, competing in USTA tennis tournaments, dominating in corn hole, ultimate Frisbee and table tennis, reading, fishing, teaching people how to Dougie, hiking, and swimming. In the fall, Will will play football for the Unity Christian School Lions. Will would like to thank his friends, family, and God for such a fun and incredible experience. To everyone in the cast, break a leg! You have worked too hard not to. To the audience, thank you for coming and your support, have a great time, and enjoy the show! William L. Lundy, Jr. (Director/Producer) Bill is a co-founder of the Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company, LLC, along with his wife, Catharine Lundy and law partner, Chuck Morris. Their desire to introduce the performing arts to a town that did not have a young performers‟ theatre has been a driving force behind its creation. Professionally, Bill is the senior partner at the law
firm of PARKER AND LUNDY. Bill primarily handles serious personal injury claims to jury trial or settlement, claims for injured workers in Georgia and Alabama, and wrongful death claims against trucking companies and nursing home facilities. This year has seen Bill obtain two record verdicts in Georgia: $9.5 million in Walker County State Court and $2 million in Polk Superior Court. Bill won a landmark decision in the United States Supreme Court in 1993. Bill is a 1977 graduate of Cedartown High School and a 1981 graduate of Jacksonville State University, where he signed a full football scholarship and was a letterman on 3 Gulf South Conference championship teams with 3 NCAA Football Playoff appearances. Bill graduated from the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He has also served as Chairman of the Disciplinary Board of the State Bar of Georgia and as President of the General Trial and Practice Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Bill most recently was cast as a reporter in the upcoming Hollywood movie Jayne Mansfield’s Car filmed right here in downtown Cedartown, Georgia. The entire Lundy family was cast as extras and enjoyed the experience while looking forward to the movie‟s 2013 release date. Bill has been married to the former Catharine Wells of Birmingham, Alabama, for 28 years and they have four children: Laura, age 23, Will and Lee, age 17, and Spencer, age 16. Bill maintains his law practice in Cedartown, Georgia with his brother, Richard J. Lundy and Charles E. Morris, Jr. as Parker and Lundy. Bill and Catharine also started a Christian academy known as Lundy Christian Academy located at 242 East Avenue in Cedartown, Georgia, which is now entering its seventh year. Gabrielle Marangakis (Emerald City Guard) Gabrielle is a student at Shorter University. She took ballet for seventeen years. Her past musical performances include Beauty and the Beast, Crazy for You, and Grease. She was also involved in drama at Cedartown High School. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company. Harley McGee (Munchkin) Harley is a second grader at Covenant School. She is eight years old. She enjoys performing and is very excited about performing in this years show Wizard of Oz. Harley has previously appeared as a teacup in Disney's Beauty and The Beast, Rebecca (narrator) in A Christmas Carol, and a towns person in Hansel and Gretel. Harley also enjoys tumbling, softball, basketball, spending time with her friends and attending church. She is an active member of Victory Baptist Church. Graci McElwee (Munchkin) Graci is seven years old and going into the second grade at Westside Elementary School. The Wizard of Oz is her first show with Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company. Graci enjoys singing, dancing, soccer, and gymnastics. She loves to read and is very good at trivia. Graci hopes this is her first of many more shows with CTPC. Thanks to CTPC for providing her with this opportunity and to her parents for their love and support.
Jessi McElwee (Poppy, Jitterbug, Emerald City Beautician, Tree) Jessi is fourteen years old and is going into the 9th grade. She is very excited to perform in her forth show with Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company as a poppy, jitterbug, emerald city ensemble, and a tree. Her former roles include a bird girl in Suessicsal the Musical, a silly girl and Napkin in Beauty and the Beast, and Mrs. Crachit in A Christmas Carol. She was also a baker and the Witch‟s understudy in Lundy Christian Academy‟s Performance of Hansel and Gretel. Some of her other performances with H.A. Jones Elementary School included The Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz And Ms. Hannagan in Annie. Not only does Jessi love the stage she is also a very talented athlete. Some of her favorite sports are softball, basketball, track, and cross country. Faith is a huge part of Jessi‟s life. She attends Second Baptist Church in Cedartown. She appreciates the love and support from her friends and family and would like to give a special thanks to her two biggest fans, her little sisters, Suzanna and Graci. Suzanna McElwee (Munchkin) Suzanna is eight years old and going into the third grade at Westside Elementary School. She is so excited to be performing as a snowflake and as a munchkin in The Wizard of Oz. Suzanna also performed in the Beauty and the Beast and in A Christmas Carol. She has had various parts in her school musicals. Suzanna loves to sing and dance and play basketball and soccer. She loves to go to Awana‟s and spending time with her friends. Thanks to CTPC for providing her with this opportunity and to her parents for their love and support. Chuck Morris (Producer/Director) Chuck earned a B.A. in Theatre from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. After college, Chuck performed in regional touring productions with Theatre IV and The Patchwork Players, and also spent three summers performing in The Lost Colony. Chuck graduated from Georgia State University‟s College of Law in 1998, and is a partner at the law firm of Parker and Lundy. Chuck also serves as a part-time Juvenile Court Judge for Polk and Haralson Counties. Since co-founding the Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company in 2004, Chuck has worked with Bill and Catharine Lundy to provide performing opportunities for Cedartown‟s children and teenagers. Chuck co-directed/co-produced A Christmas Carol, Annie, The Sound of Music, and Seussical, and co-produced Treasure Island and Disney‟s Beauty and the Beast with CTPC. Chuck directed On Golden Pond, You Can‟t Take it With You and Clue the Musical at Rome Little Theatre, and he presently serves as President of the RLT Board of Directors. Chuck is also chairman of the Cedartown Civic Arts Commission Board, and a member of the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation Board. Chuck is married to the lovely and talented Megan Keating, who he first met while they were both volunteering to work on a community theater production. Chuck thanks Megan for all of her inspiration, patience and support, as it is her skill and artistry as a graphic designer that makes our posters, tickets and programs into the special keepsakes that we all enjoy.
Zoey Myrick (Poppy) Zoey is in the 6th grade at Cedartown Middle School. This is her first performance with CTPC. Zoey has acted in six school plays, her favorite being The Magnificent Ringing Machine. Zoey has also sung publicly, placing 2nd in Youngs Grove Elementary School talent show. At home Zoey likes to read, create artwork, and play video games. At school Zoey has won over 30 academic awards. Zoey would like to dedicate her performance to her supportive family. Joanna Newsome (Munchkin Teacher #2) Joanna is ten years old and is an upcoming fifth grader at Northside Elementary School. Joanna‟s interests include dancing, singing, and spending time with family and friends. She has been dancing with Second Steps Dance Studio for seven years and is a member of Lime Branch Baptist Church. She enjoys performing in school productions, singing in the children‟s choir at church, and of course, practicing for the plays produced by The Cedartown Theatrical Performer‟s Company! This is her third performance with CTPC. Her roles have included a townsperson/mob member in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and Beatrice in A Christmas Carol. Joanna is very excited about her role in this play and wants to thank CTPC for giving her another chance to perform on stage! Ella Peek (Tree, Jitterbug, Poppy, Emerald City Packer) Ella is a student at the Darlington School. This is Ella‟s fifth show with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. Previously, Ella has appeared in The Sound of Music (Marta) Seussical (Baby Kangaroo) Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Townsperson) and A Christmas Carol (Martha Cratchit.) Ella would like to thank her parents and family for their love and support. J.W. Perry (Uncle Henry) J.W. is 12 years old, a 7th grade straight A student, and member of the band (drums) and Reading Bowl Team at Cedartown Middle School. He is a member of New Hope Fellowship church. J.W. loves to be on stage, and enjoys participating in all play opportunities. This is his fifth stage theatrical production, with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company, and it has been a wonderful experience for him. He previously participated in, The Sound of Music, Seussical, Beauty and the Beast and A Christmas Carol. He has participated in several school play opportunities including The Lundy School‟s production of Tom Sawyer. He would like to thank everyone involved in the Cedartown Theatrical Company for allowing him to be a part of so many fun shows and the continued opportunity to work with such an awesome team. He would also like to thank his parents (Denny & Julie Fetkenhour and Scott Perry), his grandparents and his church family and friends for all their love and support. His greatest thanks, is to the Lord, for all the many blessings in his life! God Bless and enjoy the show.
Ebbie “Barrett” Pirkle (Munchkin) Barrett is an “A” student at Northside Elementary School and will be in the 2nd grade this year. She is thrilled to be returning for a third production with CTPC. Barrett appeared as a teacup in CTPC‟s 2009 summer production of Beauty and the Beast and performed in the London children‟s chorus in CTPC‟s 2010 production of A Christmas Carol. Barrett is proud to be a long time supporter of CTPC, only missing their first production. Since then, she has either been in the audience supporting her sisters, or on stage herself. Barrett studies dance at the Rockmart Ballet Garden and recently performed on this same stage in the spring recital. Barrett is quite the comedian and loves making people laugh. She also enjoys cooking, arts & crafts, camping, skating and swimming. Barrett has loved rehearsing this summer and hanging out with her fellow “munchkins”. Kiersten “McCall” Pirkle (Glinda the Good Witch) McCall is fourteen years old and is an upcoming freshman at Lundy Christian Academy (LCA). She has been very active in the performing arts from a young age. This will be McCall‟s sixth performance with CTPC. Her previous roles include an ensemble orphan in Annie, Sister Margaretta in The Sound of Music, a bird girl in Seussical the Musical, The Wardrobe in Beauty and the Beast, and Mrs. Fezziwig in A Christmas Carol. In addition to CTPC performances, McCall has appeared in Cedartown Junior Service League‟s 2004 and 2008 Follies, Stars in Our Eyes production of Grease, and the Rockmart Civic Arts Commission production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. She has also appeared as Aunt Polly in Tom Sawyer and Mother in Hansel and Gretel with LCA. Other than musical theatre, McCall has studied dance for 9 years including tap, jazz, ballet, Pointe, and lyrical at the Rockmart Ballet Garden. McCall has received numerous awards for her singing talent, most recently winning Cedartown Idol 2011. McCall would like to thank Chuck Morris and each of the Lundy‟s for their wonderful guidance and support throughout each performance. Schilling “Dru” Pirkle (Munchkin Miss #2) Dru is 9 years old and will be in the 4th grade. She is in the gifted program and is a student council member at Northside Elementary School. This is her fourth performance with CTPC. Her previous roles include a Who in Seussical the Musical, enchanted flatware in Beauty and the Beast and the London Children‟s Chorus ensemble in A Christmas Carol. In addition to performing with CTPC, Dru appeared in the 2007 Rockmart Civic Arts Commission (RCAC) production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever as an angel. Dru has also participated in RCAC‟s summer 2009 theater camp and in AHHA‟s Theater Arts in the Park summer 2010 camp. Outside of theater, Dru enjoys playing softball and was selected to play on the All Star team for the past two years. She also enjoys camping, swimming, skating and tumbling. Dru is positively, absolutely, undeniably and reliably excited to be in the Land of Oz!!!
Lily Porterfield (Munchkin Miss #3, Poppy, Emerald City Manicurist) Lily will be a 4th grader at Cave Spring Elementary. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers. Lily who enjoys singing solos for school events, churches and other outside events. While away from school she also enjoys swimming, and loves to take dance at Second Steps Dance in Cedartown and enjoys taking and playing the piano. At school, Lily enjoys science and raising money for needy children at Christmas. Lily loves The Wizard of Oz and looks forward to all the performances. Lily would like to thank her mother and father and everyone that helped get her to and from the practices making it possible for her to be in these shows.
Dustin Roberts (Winkie Guard) Dustin Roberts, an 8th grade student at Lundy Christian Academy, enjoys going to church, studying science and being with friends. His hobbies include karate, playing guitar, reading, bird watching, camping and video games. Dustin has played in several church and school programs, but made his big stage debut when he was featured as Tom Sawyer‟s older brother, Sid Sawyer, in Lundy Christian Academy‟s production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He also appeared as Paul Smith in The Boxcar Children, Young Scrooge in A Christmas Carol and most recently as the Milkman in Hansel and Gretel. Dustin is excited about playing a Winkie Guard in The Wizard of Oz and would like to thank God for this opportunity, and his family for their support.
Carly Puckett (Emerald City Polisher) This is Carly's second year preforming with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company. Carly performed in A Christmas Carol as Mrs.Dilber and Emma the school Mistress. When Carly was in elementary school, she performed in all the school musicals, fourth and fifth grade Carly participated in chorus. Carly loves singing, acting, and being in the spotlight. Carly is and eighth grader at CMS,and she is a honor student. Carly participates in Student Council and National Junior Honor Society at the middle school. Carly is excited for everyone to see the show and hopes you enjoy!
Alexis Robinson (Poppy, Emerald City Polisher, Jitterbug) Alexis is 15 years old and an upcoming sophomore at Cedartown High School. This is her second performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company. She was seen as a napkin and silly girl in CTPC's Beauty and the Beast. She is very passionate in theatre and hopes to pursue it as her future career. She has most recently appeared as a dancer in Cedartown High School's 2011 Variety Show, Mind Games. She would like to thank her fellow cast members for memories she can never forget and friends she would never trade.
Meredith Pyle (Poppy) Meredith is a senior honor student at Cedartown High School. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company. Meredith is a member of the Cedartown High School Drama department. She has been a cast member of CHS Improv Night and Cedartown High School's Variety Show, Mind Games. Meredith also served on tech crew for Mind Games and Lundy Christian Academy's, Tom Sawyer. Meredith was cast as an extra in the movie, Jayne Mansfield's Car. She is a member of National Honor Society, Student Council, Key Club and DECA. Meredith is employed by WGAA and loves her job. She would like to thank her mom and dad for their continuous support and her fellow cast members for making this summer, the best ever.
Julianna Robinson (Munchkin Miss #1) Julianna is 7 years old and will be in the 2nd grade at Cherokee Elementary School this upcoming year. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company and she is very excited to become a part of the CTPC family. She enjoys reading and singing, as well as dancing to her favorite songs. She would like to thank her family for coming to watch her first show.
Emily Redden (Poppy) Emily is an upcoming 4th grader at Cherokee Elementary School. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company. She has had pull out parts in Cherokee Elementary School's Production for three years. When Emily is not involved with theater, she enjoys gymnastics, dancing, and traveling. An avid reader, Emily excels at her schoolwork and especially enjoys her language arts class. Emily also enjoys arts and crafts and can usually be found with a project in the making. Emily is very athletic and a very fast runner, she has multiple blue ribbons from Cherokee's Olympics to show for it. Emily is honored to be a part of The Wizard of Oz and would like to dedicate this performance to her family.
Kate Saxton (Mrs. Gulch, Wicked Witch of the West) Kate will be a freshman at Cedartown High School this year. This is her second performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company, previously appearing in Beauty and the Beast as a villager. Kate has acted with the Rockmart Civic Arts Commission and the Cedartown High School Drama Department. Besides being involved in theater, Kate also dances (Pointe/Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical) with The Ballet Garden in Rockmart. She has played French horn in the Cedartown Middle School band and plans to continue playing in high school. Kate wants to thank her entire family for helping her prepare for this role, especially her mother for pushing her to always be the best. Anna Claire Sides (Munchkin) Anna Claire is an upcoming 3rd grader at Eastside Elementary where she is an All A Renaissance student. This is her first performance with the CTPC. She is the daughter of Danny & Julie Sides and the sister of Ada Cate Sides. While she has always been savvy in the DRAMA department, her love for theater began in
Kindergarten. She began participating in theatre camp at the Rockmart Civic Arts Commission. For the last 3 Summers she has been a part of 101 Dalmations, The Jungle Book, and Sleeping Beauty during theatre camp. She has also had several parts in school performances at Eastside. In 2008, she participated in the Cedartown Junior Service League Follies. Anna Claire enjoys softball. She was selected to be on the All Star team this Summer who finished 4th in the state of Georgia. She is an active part of J.A.M (Jesus and Me) Junction at the Oak Hill Church of Christ in Rome, GA. Thanks to our dear friends Leigh Ann and Grace Ann Lundy for asking us to be a part and the CTPC for providing this opportunity and show for the community. Anna Claire would like to dedicate this performance to her supportive family...much love to each of you. Elizabeth Smith (Winkie General) Elizabeth is thirteen years old and will be an eighth grader at Cedartown Middle School. This is her fourth performance with CTPC previously appearing in Annie as an orphan, a Who in Seussical , and as the Milkmaid in Beauty and the Beast. Elizabeth has also performed in several church plays and Westside musical productions. During her fifth grade year she played the role of the Fairy Godmother in Once Upon a Dream. Elizabeth has completed seven years of dance instruction at Second Steps Studio. At CMS, she is a member of the Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, and plays flute in the band. Elizabeth enjoys participating in activities at Second Baptist church, reading, swimming and being with her friends. She is excited about the show and would like to thank everyone involved with CTPC for the opportunity. Sydney Sorrells (Winkie Guard) Sydney is a sophomore at Rockmart High School. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. She has acted with the Cast Drama Team and Rockmart Summer Program. She was also in Rockmart Middle School's performances of The Blizzard of Oz and Beauty is a Beast. While away from the theater, Sydney enjoys watching movies, hanging out with her friends, and playing soccer. At school, Sydney enjoys art class, it helps her get ready for her college career. Sydney is excited about The Wizard of Oz, and would like to dedicate her performance to her Granny, Papa, and cousin Beka. Raegan Tanner (Narrator #2, Poppy, Munchkin) Raegan is a fourth grader at Westside Elementary School. This is her fifth performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers Company. She was most recently Lenora in A Christmas Carol. Other roles include Petite Creamer in Beauty and the Beast, a zebra (jungle animal) in Seussical the Musical, and a townsperson and dancing pirate in Treasure Island. Raegan has auditioned and received speaking roles in Westside's musical productions for the last four years. She enjoys ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop and performs with The Ballet Garden studio in Rockmart. Raegan also enjoys tennis and spending time with her family and friends. She attends the Cedartown church of Christ. Raegan is thankful for the opportunity to participate
in another one of CTPC's shows. She has had fun and made memories that will last a lifetime. Raegan would like to dedicate her performance to her brother, Reece and to her sister, Rachel. Mary Beth Tillery (Jitterbug, Tree, Emerald City Beautician) Mary Beth is in tenth grade at Cedartown High School. This is her fifth performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. Mary Beth made her debut with CTPC in The Sound of Music. She also appeared in CTPC‟s productions of Seussical the Musical, Beauty and the Beast, and most recently A Christmas Carol in which she was the Ghost of Christmas Past. At school, Mary Beth is a member of the drama club and enjoyed performing in their variety show last spring. In addition to theater, Mary Beth enjoys acting on film and has appeared in several television commercials. Aside from acting, Mary Beth also enjoys ballet, tennis, and playing guitar. Asia Turner (Munchkin Teacher #1) Asia is a Fourth grader at Cherokee Elementary School. This is her third performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company, previously appearing in A Christmas Carole as a Narrator and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast as an Enchanted Flatware. Asia has performed with the Art Center Theatre in Rockmart, GA in the shows Alice and Wonderland and 101 Dalmatians. While away from the theater, Asia enjoy attends Thankful Baptist Church in Rome, GA. She is actives in the children choir and Abundant Praise Dance Ministry at church. She attends JoAnn Collier Dance Studio in Rome, GA. She takes ballet, tap, and jazz. She also enjoys participating in Girl Scouts. At Cherokee, Asia enjoys being a Renaissance student and performing in the school production. She would like to thank CTPC for giving her another opportunity to perform on stage. Asia is very excited about The Wizard of Oz, and would like to dedicate her performance to her family. Astin Turner (Baby Munchkin Boy) Astin is in Pre-K at Cherokee Elementary School. This is his first performance with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers‟ Company. While away from the theater, Astin enjoy attends Thankful Baptist Church in Rome, GA. He enjoys sing in the children choir at church. Astin‟s interests include playing basketball, football, baseball, and watching his favorite team the Atlanta Falcons. He would like to thank CTPC for giving him an opportunity to perform on stage. Astin is very excited about his first stage performance in The Wizard of Oz, and would like to dedicate his performance to his family. Annalee Walters (Munchkin, Snowflake) Annalee is a second grader at Covenant School. This is Annalee's third performance on stage. She was a teacup in Disney's Beauty and the Beast as well as a townsperson in Hansel and Gretel. In addition to performing on stage, Annalee enjoys tumbling, swimming, basketball, and playing with her friends. She is so excited to be a Munchkin and a Snowflake with her favorite friends!
Logan Walters (Flying Monkey, Munchkin) Logan is a first grade student at Covenant School. This is Logan's first performance with CTPC and he is excited to be performing with his sister, Annalee. Logan enjoys playing baseball, riding his motorcycle, and playing with his friends. He especially loves playing with his three dogs. Logan is looking forward to being a flying monkey!
Adrienne Woods (Munchkin) Adrienne is 3 years old and will be attending West Central Elementary Preschool. This is her first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company. She has one year of ballet experience with Second Steps Dance Studio and appeared in her first recital in June. Adrienne loves to sing, dance, and play with her sister and brother.
Emmalee Rose Watkins (Munchkin) Emma is the daughter of Heath and Jessica Watkins. She will soon be 8 years old and going into the 2nd grade at Cherokee Elementary. This will be her third production with the Cedartown Theatrical Performers and she gets more excited with each show. When she is not following her big brothers around, she enjoys watching movies, riding her bicycle, and being a tomboyish diva. She is so very grateful, to once again, be part a magical show. The Wizard of Oz is one of her favorite movies!
Colton Woods (Winkie Guard) Colton is a fifth grade student at East Central Elementary. The Wizard of Oz will be his first performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company. He has appeared in several plays at First United Methodist Church and at school. Colton loves to play baseball, read, and skate.
Lathan Wilkerson (Munchkin) Lathan is five years of age and recently graduated from Anna Kreske Pre-K, and will be enrolled at West Side Elementary in the fall. This is Lathan's first theatrical performance and he is so excited! He loves to sing, dance, and entertain. He attends Cedartown Church of Christ and in his spare time he likes to read, swim, fish, play with friends, and go to the beach to find sea shells and "treasures". Lathan has played T-ball for the Cedartown Recreational Dept. since the age of three. Lathan would like do dedicate his performance not only to his family, but also to an angel in Heaven, Jimmy Holland. Lathan said the he knows that Jimmy will be watching him from Heaven. We love you.
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Jillian Woods (Munchkin) Jillian is a second grade student at East Central Elementary. The Wizard of Oz will be her second performance with Cedartown Theatrical Performers' Company, previously appearing in the London Children's Chorus in A Christmas Carol. Jillian has four years of tap and ballet experience with Second Steps Dance Studio and has appeared in four recitals. She was a fairy in Rockmart Civic Arts Commission's summer theatre camp production of Sleeping Beauty. Jillian loves to dance, sing, and entertain others.
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