Natchitoches – Actors from the theater rep at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts will present three performances of “Little Women, the Broadway Musical” April 28-29 in Treen Auditorium located in the High School Building.

Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29.

Tickets may be purchased through Eventbrite.com or at the door.

Based on the American classic by Louisa May Alcott, the story follows Jo March and her three sisters, Meg, Beth and Amy, as they struggle to grow up without a father in Civil War-era New England.

When Jo leaves the family to try to make it as a writer in New York City, she finds success difficult to achieve and is forced to sacrifice her dreams for her family to the realities of growing up.

“Join us for this family friendly musical tale about finding oneself and never giving up on your dreams,” said Jeff Thomakos, director of theater at LSMSA. “This warm musical will touch your heart and inspire you to never give up in the face of adversity.”

The cast includes Annie Noel, a senior from Mandeville; Mia Grichendler, a senior from Lake Charles; Hannah Rice, a junior from Mandeville; Kelsey Meshell, a senior from Bossier City; Charlie Roppolo, a junior from Denham Springs; Mason Rutledge, a senior from Patterson; Christopher Comeaux, a sophomore from Covington;

Also, Halle Mahfouz, a senior from Denham Springs; Milan Arpino, a senior from Monroe; Dennis Keo, a junior from Buras; Caroline Koonce, a sophomore from Baton Rouge; Clara Kolterman, a junior from Sterlington; Caroline Adkins, a sophomore from Shreveport; Gracie Messina, a junior from Baton Rouge; Grace Dumdaw, a senior from Mandeville; and Lucy Rhymes, a senior from Breaux Bridge.

Crew members include Ben Bordelon, lighting design, a senior from Mandeville; Chas Chapman, sound design, a senior from Haughton; Emily Ann Dart, assistant lighting design and electrician, a junior from Bossier City; Alastair Dunn, costume crew, a senior from Leesville; Beth Fontenot, costume design and stage manager, senior from Ville Platte;

Also, Caitlin Foster, assistant technical director and assistant stage manager, a junior from LaPlace; Ruby Kharod, costume crew, a junior from Opelousas; Rory Marziale, props master, a senior from Bush; Allyssa Neubauer, props crew, a junior from Lake Charles; Samantha Neubauer, props crew, a senior from Lake Charles; Mei Scott, costume crew, a sophomore from Shreveport; Esther Seo, scenic/props crew, a sophomore from Bossier City; and Casey Tonnies, scenic/props crew, a sophomore from Bossier City.

For more information, contact Jeff Thomakos at 357-2566 or jthomakos@lsmsa.edu.

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