LCHS winter play Jan. 12, 14, 15
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[January 07, 2012]
The Lincoln Community High School Fine
Arts Department will present its winter play, Edgar Lee Masters'
"Spoon River Anthology," on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m.; Saturday,
Jan. 14, at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 15, at 2 p.m. in the LCHS
In Spoon River, we are introduced in a cemetery to the ghosts of
those who were inhabitants of the Illinois town and whose secrets
have gone with them to the grave. There are 60-odd characterizations
and vignettes in this constantly interesting entertainment offering
an amazingly varied array of roles and impersonations, from young
lovers and preachers and teachers to the chronicle of the poor,
mixed-up soul who has ended up in the wrong cemetery. Both the
sordid and humorous sides of life are portrayed, through fetching
ballads and the free-verse form of Masters' poetry.
features 18 actors playing a wide variety of roles and five
musicians who sing and play instruments throughout the course of the
Cast members are Matthew Langdon, Ryder Mills, Wyatt Phillis,
Justin Broom, Konnor Browne, Josh Meador, Elijah Chapman, Elizabeth
Jaegle, Shelby Voyles, Amy Knutilla, Sara Buchanan, Tegan Follis,
Amina Jackson, Lauren Stanfield, Joella Vermeire, Rachel Skelton,
Olivia Graue and Morgan Conrady.
Kaylee McAllister is assistant directing, and Matthew Mason is
the musical director.
Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door the night of the
For more information, contact director Jennifer Keith at
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