Adapted for the stage by Thomas W. Olson
Based on the books by Tomie de Paola
Music composed and orchestrated by Roberta Carlson
Additional orchestrations by Thomas Charles Speltz
When Strega Nona, the beloved Grandma Witch, leaves her helper alone with her magical pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works … with hilarious results.
Fridays, October 5 & 12, 2018, at 7 p.m.
Saturdays, October 6 & 13, 2018, at 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Sundays, October 7 & 14, 2018, at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $19 for adults and $14 for children for this production in the Black Box Theater.
The cast for Strega Nona features area students in 7th – 9th grades. These students auditioned in August and have been in daily rehearsals since early September. Cast members are:
Mayor – Connor Boorman
Papa Bambo – Riley Culver
Bambolona – Heather Derrick
Therese – Emma Hatch
Strega Nona – Ella Thomsen
Big Anthony – Max Steiner
Young Strega Nona – Ava Blackwell
Handsome Anthony – Jack Corbett
Goat – Finn Rutledge
Cat – Ellie McCabe
Toad – Dane Olson
Chorus – Addie McCabe, Malena Siskow, Madelyn Evans, Evy Johnson