It’s out of the tower and on the run as a zany cast of friends and foes help Rapunzel’s harrowing escape from the towering imprisonment of Madame Gothel. Add a dash of French flair and a pinch of personal triumph and friendship and you have a story you won’t forget! Join us this Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18 when the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students present an original musical adaptation of RAPUNZEL.
RAPUNZEL will be presented on Friday, February 17 at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 p.m. at the Peninsula College Little Theater. Admission is by donation.
Playing the title character, Rapunzel, are local students Heidi Williams and Zelby Gloria. Kyler Layman and Jonathan Roland as the Princes. Jordyn Parsinen as Madame Gothel. Kaitlyn Brandon and Ezra Townsend as Rapunzel’s parents, Maurice and Monique. Scarlett Fulton, Madeline Irwin, Olivia Maeder, Harper McGuire, Violet Mills, Damun Seera, Jada Woods, Liliana McMaster, Ivy Honeycutt as the Wood Elves. Carter Gundersen as the Troll. Brooke St Luise, Annika Fox as the Ears of Corn. Sean Lyman as the Potato. Keira Brown and Addison Fox as the Unicorns. Taylor Lester, Brooklyn McKnight, Marticia Hamilton, Leslie Doolittle-Holmes, Susie Trantham as the Pixies. Katie McDaniel, Hannah Perry, Claire Smith, Lauren Edwards, Parker Horn as the Gremlins. Sophia Parsinen, Allison Fricker, Jackson Pankey as the Billy Goats Gruff. The Three Bears and Beaver are made up of Easton Dempsey, Brielle Frank-Barton, Atalie Parker, and Hannah Hairell. Matthew Lyman, Justine Mujica, Jayden Balch, Faith Carr will play the Ogres. Appearing as the Mushrooms are Camryn Waggoner, Alex McMaster, Layne Maeder, Ellena Maynard, Juliet Pankey, Boston Pietrafeso, Hayden Slape, Anahi Colman, Annalee Cook-Smithson, Coralynn Curry, Dennissa Foust, Logan French, Isabella Honeycutt, Liam Irwin. William Hamilton, Lilly Honeycutt, McKenzie Trantham, Kyleigh Van Vorst have served as Assistant Directors throughout the week. This production of Rapunzel is under the direction of Tierra Porter and Elaine Friend.
The Missoula Children's Theatre residency at Hamilton Elementary School is brought to you by the Port Angeles Education Foundation with support from Peninsula College, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Montana Arts Council, and the Missoula Children’s Theatre.
For more information, call Hamilton Elementary School at 360.452.6818.