Sept. 27, 2006
Morningside College’s theatre department will present a musical production of the children’s fairytale “Cinderella” on Friday and Sunday, October 6 and 8, at Klinger-Neal Theatre, 3700 Peters Avenue.
Show times are 6 p.m. on Friday and 3 p.m. on Sunday.
The performances are sponsored by Morningside’s Academic and Cultural Arts Series (ACAS).
The play was written by theatre professional Stan Gill, a former guest artist-in-residence at Morningside.
Cast members are Amy Salton, a sophomore from Webb, Iowa, as Cinderella; Joshua Phipps, a freshman from Larchwood, Iowa, as the prince; Jaclyn Buttermore, a senior from South Sioux City, Neb., as the Godmother; Trey Blackburn, a sophomore from Knoxville, Iowa, as a stepsister; Whitney Gries, a freshman from Onawa, Iowa, as a stepsister; and Gregory Anderson, a freshman from Sioux City, as the troubadour.
The director is Bette Skewis-Arnett, professor and department chair of theatre at Morningside.
Admission for the public is $3 for adults and $1 for students. Reservations are not required, but can be made by calling 712-274-5196.
Approximately 2,100 students and teachers from area pre-schools and elementary schools will attend special weekday performances of the play.
Morningside’s theatre department produces four plays a year, including its fall and spring children’s plays, which have entertained more than 37,450 elementary school students and their teachers since 1987.