TOM SAWYER OPENS AT THE TALENT BOX
Mark Twain’s Adventures of Tom Sawyer will be performed at The Talent Box, a nonprofit community theatre, 244 N. 4th street, Wills Point, with regular seating, and open March 23 at 7:30 p.m. Other regular seating performances are March 24 at 7:30 p.m. and March 25 at 2:00 p.m. Dinner theatre performances are March 30 and 31 at 6:30 p.m. Limited regular seating may be available for these performances. A reception will be held after the opening night performance. The theatre is handicapped accessible.
Admission is $12.50 for Adults, $10.00 for Seniors and Students, and $7.00 for Children 12 and under. For reservations, call the theatre at 903-560-8782 and leave your name and telephone number. Your call will be returned. Prepaid dinner reservations are required and may be made, and tickets purchased by logging onto the website to Buy Tickets. Tickets purchased on line will appear on your credit card statement as Tickets To The City. The Talent Box is now equipped to accept credit cards at the door and over the telephone.
Melinda Bass is directing this play. She is assisted by Laura Collins and Laura Harrison, both of Wills Point. They have selected the following cast: Brendan Stricker of Wills Point will play Tom Sawyer; Joseph Bass of Wills Point will play Huck Finn; Max Bradshaw of Wills Point will play Sidney; Davette Ligon of Canton will play Aunt Polly; Alyssa Harrison of Wills Point will play Mary; Molly Johnson of Heartland will play Becky Thatcher; Amee Johnson of Heartland will play Widow Douglas and Major Johnson of Heartland will play Joe Harper.
Susy Harper will be played by Jillian Stricker of Wills Point; Elizabeth will be played by Ali Drost of Wills Point; Amy will be played by Leila Ligon of Canton; Jenny will be played by Hannah Collins of Wills Point; Ben will be played by Mason Johnson of Heartland; Billy will be played by Cash Henderson of Edgewood; Mrs. Thatcher will be played by Kristin Bradshaw of Wills Point and Extras are Maddie Johnson of Heartland and Joseph Collins of Wills Point.
The story is based on the classic, beloved American novel by Mark Twain. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer tells the story of young Tom, and his uproarious adventures ranging from the famous white washing scene, to the discovery of hidden treasure and much more.