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PAHS Play - Little Women

PAHS Play - Little Women
Posted on 11/14/2022
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The Port Angeles High School Thespian Society will present the play Little Women, adapted for the stage by Jaqueline Goldfinger from the timeless classic written by Louisa May Alcott in 1869. Louisa May Alcott based this novel on her early life during the Civil War era.

This story follows the four March sisters: the tomboy and author-to-be, Jo, the sickly and shy Beth, the graceful and classy Meg, and the spoiled and artistic Amy. All are highly devoted to one another and to their mother, Marmee, who struggles to hold the family together while their father is away fighting the Civil War. As they mature through the years to become accomplished women, we witness their romances with Laurie, the wealthy entrepreneur, and his tutor John, a somewhat bumbling but sweet teacher who has eyes for only Meg.

This performance includes students from the high school and students participating in the Thespian Society and the Drama Club under the direction of Ellyn Doig and her Assistant Director, 9th-grader Molly Beeman. The Stage Manager is 10th-grader Maddison McIntyre, and her Assistant Stage Manager is 12th-grader Francesca Vollmer. Student performers include Madeline Adams, Amalia Bell, Emily Boling, Lillie Commeree, Josey Cooley, Alex Herring Kaylie Mast, Rayna Mathison, Kai Snook, and Berkley Thompson.

This production is supported by, and in partnership with students from the Port Angeles High School Thespian Society, under the direction of Ellyn Doig and the Theater Tech Class, taught by Barry Landry. Student tech crew includes Xavier Caskey, Freyja Waknitz, Mckenzie Trantham, Zelby Gloria, Grace Kathol, Annabel Villa, Shayla Partridge, Makenna Larson, Teary Jones, and other numerous other beneficial supporting students

Little Women will show at the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center on November 17 at 6 p.m., November 18th and 19th at 7 p.m., and on November 20 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $10.00 for general admission, $5 for Senior Citizens age 60+, and children under ten years of age get in free. Tickets can only be purchased at the door, and it is CASH or CHECK ONLY.