Taking a trip to Narnia

Webster City Community Theatre performs ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’

-Messenger photo by Anne Blankenship
Mr. Beaver (David Borer) shares a story with young Edmund, Peter and Lucy, played by Levi Odor Westrum, Hank Christeson and Evangeline Streigle, as Mrs. Beaver (Mindy Sawyer) looks on. The characters are part of the Webster City Community Theatre production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” which begins today.

WEBSTER CITY — Audience members will have a chance to step through the wardrobe and visit the magical kingdom of Narnia as the Webster City Community Theatre’s summer production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” opens today. The play is based on a story from C.S. Lewis’ “The Chronicles of Narnia” and was dramatized by Joseph Robinette.

Those attending will travel with Susan, Peter, Edmund and Lucy to meet Aslan the lion, the White Witch and her army, Tumnus the Fawn, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, Unicorn, Centaur, Fenris Ulf, Dwarf and the other inhabitants of Narnia.

Tickets are on sale at the box office. All tickets are $12.

Performance dates are July 12, 13, 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. and July 14 and 21 at 2 p.m.

The cast of 25 is under the direction of Loween Getter, assisted by Andrew Wotherspoon and Angela Rottering, and stage manager Mykah Kennedy. Appearing in the two-act non-musical are the following:

-Messenger photo by Anne Blankenship
The White Witch, played by Maren Borer, gathers her army for an attack on Narnia. Also pictured are Emma Schelle, Carol Sims, Emersen Paukert, Cyra Christensen, Owen Gallentine, and Caroline Ehn as the dwarf.

Aslan the Lion: Kirk Greenley

White Witch: Maren Borer

Susan: Karina Murray

Peter: Hank Christeson

Edmund: Levi Odor Westrum

Lucy: Evangeline Streigle

Mr. Beaver: David Borer

Mrs. Beaver: Mindy Sawyer

Tumnus the Faun: Daniel Blankenship (week 1) and Mykah Kennedy (week 2)

Unicorn: Sydney Oswald

Centaur : Don Zompa

Fenris Ulf: Peter Ohlert

Dwarf: Caroline Ehn

Father Christmas: Jonathan Dixson

Elf : Alivia Hector

White Stag: Cyra Christensen

The White Witch’s Army: Emma Schelle, Carol Sims, Emersen Paukert, Cyra Christensen, Owen Gallentine

The Forest Animals: Avenlee Hayek, Allie Severe, Alivia Hector, Sarah Lindstrom, Olivia Gallentine

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