Thunder Mountain High School Theatre Department will open its production of “Much Ado About Will (or Shakespeare for Dummies)” this Friday, with shows continuing through next weekend. A preview performance will be featured tonight, Thursday.
“Much Ado About Will” is a celebration of the words of Shakespeare, as well as demonstraation of the playwright’s incredible versatility. During this ensemble show, the company will presents both comedy and tragedy with some of Shakespeare’s most famous characters.
The ensemble cast is Alyssa McCracken, Andrew Raney, Ani Williams, Averi Cokeley, Carmen Smith, Ileta Galau, Jasmine Blackwell, Kristen Dutson, Maddie Temple, Marisa Guizio, Mercy Marceliano, Mikayla Stiner, Miranda Guizio, Rhyan Ashcroft, Ryan Hicks, Savana Carroll, Veronica Buness, Virginia Roldan, and Yazan Jabar.
The technical crew is Brianna Helton, Erin Krogstad, Gabby Lindley, Isaac Christensen, Nika Thompson, Tesla Cooper, Sorcha Hazelton, and Stephen Ringle.
“Much Ado About Will,” by Robert Johanson, is directed by Kristen Garot and produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, IL.
Tickets are available at Hearthside Books, The JAHC, and online at jahc.org/buy-tickets; or call 586-ARTS or 780-1900.
Shows will run at 7:30 p.m. tonight (preview performance), Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, and continue next week, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 9-11.
All shows will be held at the TMHS auditorium.