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Lynchburg, TN 37352-8500
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Motlow Theatre Department to present children's play "The Glass Slipper"

Oct. 27, 2015

The Motlow College theatre department is eager to delight children with its production of "The Glass Slipper" beginning Wednesday, Oct. 28, according to Jeannie Gallant, associate professor of communications at Motlow and director of the production.

"This delightful version of Cinderella introduces us to some playful new characters," said Gallant, "including a fearless mouse, a timid cat and the amazing Pumpkinhead, who changes into a coach."

Performances are scheduled for Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 28 - 30, at 9 a.m., 10:20 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The play will conclude with November performances Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 4 - 6, at the same times. All performances will be held inside Powers Auditorium in Eoff Hall on Motlow's Moore County campus.

While thousands of area children will come to Motlow to enjoy the production during the daytime performances, the public is invited to a reception on Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m., followed by a final evening performance.

"Local artist Kurt Krause designed and built two beautiful scenes for this show," added Gallant, associate professor of speech and theater at Motlow for more than 22 years. "Kurt's work is amazing and worth coming to see."

"The Glass Slipper" includes the following cast members: Angie Lazo, stepmother; Brianna Blankenship, mouse; Christie Craig, Cinderella; Megan Bearden, first apprentice; Ashley Reece, second apprentice; Jeanna Pattillo, Mistress Haughty; Alex Czwal, Majordomo; Moody Qattea, Pumpkinhead ; Henry Clay Greer, prince; Delaina Black, fairy godmother; Moody Qattea, citizen #1; Ashley Reece, citizen #2; Erin Nobbman, Lady Ursula; Ashley Reece, Lady Blossom; Chad Lynch, captain; Angel Jones, Lady Vine ; Sean Holtz, lieutenant; Lydia Martin, queen; and Megan Bearden, Lady Rose.

The crew includes Jeannie Gallant, director and costumes; Angel Jones, stage manager; Kurt Krause, set design and lights; Stephanie Bottom, sound; Sarah Olsen, choreographer; Bobbie Underwood, ticketing; and Andy Gipson, musical support.

Tickets are free but reservations are recommended and can be made by calling Bobbie Underwood at 931-393-1700.