Riverside set for ‘Wizard of Oz’ show

Published 11:45 pm Tuesday, May 6, 2014

By Monique Roth

RESERVE – Riverside Academy students and faculty are set to delight audiences this weekend with three shows of “The Wizard of Oz” starting their run Thursday night.

The play will run at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at St. John Theatre, located at 115 W. 4th St. in Reserve.

Tickets for children and adults are $10 each and can be purchased at the school or theater. The theater’s box office will open one hour before show time.

Nearly 50 students from first through 12th grades are participating in the show, as well as a few faculty members. The cast and crew, directed by Darryl Clement, have been practicing since March.

Cameran Hymel will star as Dorothy in the production, and Annie Tir will shine as Glinda. Angelle Lozano will portray the Wicked Witch of the West, Jess Lambert plays Scarecrow and John Kelley portrays the Tin Woodsman. First grade student Cailyn Borry will bark and walk on all fours as Toto.

Other cast and crew members include Michelle Graci, Andy Domaggio, Sonya Mazzella, Hadyn Hotard, Matthew Tregre, Alexandra Steib, Stevie Noyes, Cheyenne Ozment, Gabrielle Lacayo, Peyton Duhe’, Cobi Smith, Olivia Spangenburg, Mike Boudreaux, Samantha King, Allison Dabog, Gaby St. Martin, Emilio Chinchilla, Zach Vicknair, Jeremy Jung, Jaycee Bennett, Camryn Loving, Isabel Pascual, Emma Wale,

Gracie Heltz, Lexie Heltz, Emile Graugnard, Logan Loving, Carson Campbell, Devin Rodriguez, Kamryn Borry, Kaitlyn Kingler, Haley Millet, Kallie Bourgois, Cleo Dupre, Monica Boudreaux, Caydence Strode, Casey Noyes, Bethany Bryant, Annie Tier, Trinity Hill, Baylee Bennet, Hadyn Hotard, Stevie Noyes, Kayla Lott, Samantha King, Jazlyn Farlough, Devin Rodriguez and Ali Vicknair.

For more information, call Riverside Academy at 985-536-4246.