Elston to Stage "Cinderella's Fella"

2013-04-19T16:56:00Z Elston to Stage "Cinderella's Fella"Contributed by Betsy Kohn Director of Communications Michigan City Area Schools nwitimes.com

MICHIGAN CITY | Elston Middle School will give a classic fairytale a techno-twist as they present the play, "Cinderella's Fella" on Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the Elston Performing Arts Center.

In this modern take on the Cinderella tale, Prince Humphrey uses his computer to court a cyber-honey -- much to the dismay of his mother, the Queen. She hires a Fairy Godmother to turn her lazy son into Prince Charming so he can find a real bride. When Cinderella's step-siblings enlist the same Fairy Godmother to turn Cinderella into a disaster date... well, things get interesting. "Cinderella's Fella" proves that appearances are only skin deep, and true love can see through any spell, on or offline!

Tickets for the production are available at the door; students under 18 are $3.00 and adults are $5.00.

Cast members include: John Strelesky (Prince Humphrey), Samarah Williams (Casper), Destiny Harvel (Queen), Chloe Knoll-Schadt (Lady Bug), Trinity Clayton (Lady Fingers), Darby Woolslayer (Lady Luck), Kaelie Winebrenner (LuLu/Fairy Godmother), Aleigha Wendt (Sir Tom), David Smith (Sir Rick), Hannah Moore (Sir Harry), Autumn Wilson (Stepmother), Shelby Brooks (Giselle/Stepsister), Natalie Parker (Dagmar/Stepsister), Olyvia Miller (Cinderella), and Brikea Sherrod (Lady Tulip).

Crew members include: Andy Eldridge, Brittany Adams, Cassie Mason, Caselle Pavlak, Kaitlyn Trewhitt, Journee Major, James Huffman and Katheryn Speakes.

Cinderella's Fella is directed by Elston teacher Jenny Markovich, with assistance from Kara Curran and Shannon Galloway.

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