DHS off to see wizardBy Justin Averette Published 8:05pm Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Demopolis High School will transform into the Land of Oz for this week’s production of the “Wizard of Oz.”
The Tiger Arts Guild will present the classic play starting Wednesday. Public performances will be held Thursday, March 7; Friday, March 8; and Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. as well as Sunday, March 10 at 2 p.m.
Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for students.
Director Jody Tartt said the production incorporates students from all four Demopolis schools, a first for the Tiger Arts Guild.
A full cast list is below.
•Kaitlyn Waldrop plays Dorothy. Sommer Horshok is the understudy.
•Andy Tarpley and Emily Griffith portray Uncle Henry and Aunt Em.
•Shannon Pittman brings the Wicked Witch of the West and Miss Gulch to live.
•Sydney Pettus, Garrett Miller and Tony Nicholson pull double duty as Scarecrow/Hunk, Tinman/Hickory and Lion/Zeke, respectively.
•Jed Jones is Professor Marvel/Oz, Kayla Cochran is good witch Glinda and Maurice Brock is guard of the Emerald City.
•Munchkins are Ke’chyria Wheeler, Kelsie Elmore, Larson Jackson, Madison Phillips, Audrey Akins, Sara Kate Whitten and Eddie Coats Jr., Emily Fales, Abby Acker, Anna Weber Jackson, Jasmine Charleston, Zaniya Sewell, Sara Jordan, Jackson Miller, Will Gully, Mary Jordan, Alexa Martinez, Alyssa Martinez, Ben Lindsay, Susanna Speegle, Brian Tripp, Wessie Lee Jacobs, Malachi Tripp, Henry White, Kelsey Causey, Buckley Nettles and Olivia Tripp.
•Flying Monkeys: Chase Compton (Nikko the Monkey General), Brian Tripp, Casey Hay and Tommy Waldrop.
•Osians: Calajah Bryant, Dalajiah Bryant, Jaqueline Banks, Marlana Mitchell, Catherine Akins, Kendall Principe, Jess Harwell, Casey Hay, Maira Cardenas, Jasmine Campbell, Jamaiya Smith, Meagan Masters and Alex Williams.
•Jitterbugs: Mary Odum Luke, Susanna Speegle, Jasmine Campbell, Reid Claire Stein, Jess Harwell, Maira Cardenas, Alex Williams, Kendall Principe, Meagan Masters, Kayla Cochran, Casey Hay and Maurice Brock.
•Winkies: Damien Womer, Andy Tarpley, Brian Tripp, Harry Gaitor, Casey Hay and Tommy Waldrop
•Poppies/Snowflakes: Calajah Bryant, Dalajah Bryant, Jess Harwell, Meagan Masters, Maira Cardenas, Jaqueline Banks, Susanna Speegle, Marlana Mitchell, Jamiaya Smith and Kendall Principe.
•Trees: Alex Wlliams, Jess Harwell and Maira Cardenas.
•Crows: Casey Hay, Tommy Waldrop and Maurice Brock.
“The Wizard of Oz” crew is Jonathan Stephens, Evi Zamora, Taylor Cooper, Madelyn Couch, Kate Hightower, Alex Poole, Madelyn Huff and Kathleene Saliba.