Services for Ken Strieby

Arrangements for Ken are at Roselawn Funeral Home in Terre Haute. Visitation is from 4:00 – 8:00 (ET) Thursday Evening, May 11, and the funeral is at 11:00 am (ET) Friday morning.

Cindy and the girls have requested that we gather a chorus to sing. If you are willing, please come to LTC Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm for a rehearsal. We welcome all who would like to join in this tribute to Ken.

If you would like to contribute, a memorial fund has been established to help with expenses. Contributions can be made at GoFundMe. Your compassionate generosity is deeply appreciated.

Children’s Summer Theater Workshop Announced

 

Barbara Shimer, director of theater at Lincoln Trail College, has announced details for the Children’s Summer Theater production of Madagascar JR. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, Madagascar JR. will leave audiences with no choice but to “Move It, Move It!”

In the CST workshop, students will work with high school and college student mentors under the direction of Tara Gallion through the entire process of preparing and performing a musical, including auditions, blocking, and costuming as well as singing and choreography.

The workshop begins May 30 and will meet each weekday from 9 to 11 a.m. through June 23. Performances will be on June 23 and 24 at 7 pm. There will also be a Sunday matinee on June 25 at 2 p.m.

The workshop is for children and youth age 6 through 14. The cost is $100 for the four-week workshop. Registration opens May 1. Cast size is limited to sixty. Auditions for roles will be the first day of the workshop, May 30.

Adults and high-school-aged students interested in volunteering as crew members are eligible to receive free college credit.

To register or for more information, call the LTC Performing Arts Office at 618-544-8657 ext. 1433.

 

Cast for The Music Man

The cast for LTC’s spring production of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man has been announced. Performances are set for March 24-26 and March 31- April 2. Tickets go on sale March 13.

Harold Hill Daniel Dix
Marian Paroo Amy Drake
Marcellus Washburn Brennan Seth Tracy
Mayor Shinn Dave Parker
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn Kathleen Moore
Mrs. Paroo Jo Rankin-Evans
Winthrop Paroo Tristan Vela
Amaryllis Rachel Wiseman
Tommy Djilas Alan Wiseman
Zaneeta Shinn Kelsey McDaniel
Gracie Shinn Ainsley Wood
Olin Britt Ken Martin
Oliver Hix Larry Dix
Ewart Dunlop Tom Miller
Jacey Squires Tom Brown
Ethel Toffelmier Jill Jansen
Alma Hix Rosalene Quick
Maud Dunlop Mindy Evans
Mrs. Squires Emma Short
Constable Locke Tom Moore
Train Conductor Les Dart
Charlie Cowell John Sharma
Travelling Salesman 1 Ryan Mikeworth
Travelling Salesman 2 Brian Manhart
Travelling Salesman 3 John Sutfin
Travelling Salesman 4 Isaac Wilson
Travelling Salesman 5 Ben McCullough
Newspaper 1 Tom Compton
Newspaper 2 Tom Moore
Newspaper 3 Sam Quick
*Townspeople Hudson Dix, Harper Gallion, Anne Holscher, Rhett Holscher, Naomi Holscher, Jessica Moore, Joe Quick, Jazleen Sharma, Gina Sinclair, Hayzie Vela, Mindi Williamson
 Library Dancers Sam Quick, Jaiden Logan, Ryan Mikeworth, Sarah Rynke, Ben McCullough, Joy Gillaspy,  Mary Ann Catt, Isaac Wilson, Resa Fuller, Xavier Brown
Wells Fargo Singers
1st Voice Ryan Mikeworth
2nd Voice Abbey Metheny
3rd Voice Isaac Wilson
4th Voice John Sutfin
5th Voice Mary Ann Catt
6th Voice Joe Quick
7th Voice Jennifer Vela
8th Voice Savannah Ridgeway
9th Voice Ben McCullough
10th Voice Heather Moore
11th Voice Resa Fuller
Pick A Little Ladies Abbey Metheny, Jennifer Vela, Savannah Ridgeway, Gracie Trowbridge, Danielle DiMarzio, Heather Moore
Wa-Tan-Ye Girls Callie Reid, Joy Gillaspy, Jazleen Sharma, Lyla Stewart, Reese Stewart, Taylor Blank, Jaiden Logan, Sarah Rynke, Mary Ann Catt, Resa Fuller, Hazie Vela, Naomi Holscher, Harper Gallion

Into the Woods Tickets

into-the-woods-squareTickets for the Lincoln Trail College fall production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods will go on sale on Monday, October 24. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for students. Performances are at 7 p.m. November 4, 5, 11 and 12 and 2 p.m. November 6.

The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

The production is directed by Barbara Shimer.  Sandra Nichols is the musical director.

To purchase tickets, contact the Performing Arts Office 618-544-8657, ext. 1433 from 12-5 Monday –Thursday and 12-4 on Friday.

 

 

 

Cast for Into the Woods Announced

into-the-woods-squareInterim theater director Barbara Shimer has announced the cast for this fall’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods. Brennan Seth Tracy steps back on to the stage after directing the summer production, Snoopy!!! as the Baker, a harried and insecure man who wants his wife to be happy and will go to great lengths to ensure that. Becky Miller plays his bright, determined wife. Jennifer Vela, best-known for her portrayal of Peter Pan, and her most recent role in Godspell, will play Cinderella with Debbie Knight as her stepmother. Dan Dix will play Cinderella’s Prince, while Brittney Herrell and Cyndi Rehmel are cast as the stepsisters, Lucinda and Florinda. Grant Oxford and Kathleen Moore will appear as Cinderella’s father and mother. Heather Moore and Ben McCullough will play Rapunzel and her prince, while Tara Gallion is the obsessively protective Witch. Ryan Mikeworth is the adventurous giant killer, Jack, while Maureen Hill portrays his mother. Amy Drake as Little Red Ridinghood, John Sharma as the Wolf, and Rachel Carter in the dual role of Granny and the Giant round out the familiar characters. Tom Moore is the Mysterious Man, newcomer Levi Whigham is the Steward and Jim Hill will narrate.

Including dazzling songs like “Children Will Listen” and “No One Is Alone,” Into the Woods is an epic fairytale about wishes, family, and the choices we make. The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

Performances of Into the Woods will be November 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2016 at 7 pm. There will be a matinee performance November 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for students and go on sale October 24. Contact the Performing Arts Office at (618) 544-8657 ext. 1433 from 12-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 12-4 p.m. Friday to reserve your seats.