CAST STAFF, PARENTS AND ALUMNI TO PRESENT THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
TO CAP CAST’S 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
As a final event in CAST’s 30th anniversary season, a special presentation of The Trip to Bountiful will feature CAST staff, alumni and parents who have participated in the program since its debut in the 1985-86 school year. CAST is the theater arts program at Julian Middle School in Oak Park.
Performances will be held at Open Door Theater, 902 S. Ridgeland Ave. in Oak Park on May 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m.; May 15 at 3:30 p.m.; May 19-21 at 7:30 p.m.; May 22 at 3:30 p.m.; May 26-28 at 7:30 p.m.; and May 29 at 3:30 p.m.
Tickets cost $20 for the general public and $10 for students and seniors.Tickets may be purchased by phone at (708) 386-5510 or online at www.opendoortheater.net.
Proceeds will benefit the Henry E. Reid Memorial Scholarship Fund at CAST, the Oak Park River Forest High School Alumni Association and OPRFHS Applause, which supports high school performing arts programs.
The CAST performing arts program at Julian Middle School will conclude its 30thanniversary season with performances of Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility” at 7:30 p.m. on April 15 and 16.
“Sense and Sensibility,” a comedy of manners set in England in the 1790s, portrays the life and loves of two sisters who move to a cottage on a distant relative’s property and experience love, romance and heartbreak.
Tickets cost $5 for students and seniors, and $10 for other adults. For tickets and information, please contact Kathy Simon at 708-524-7848 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets also may be purchased on-line at oakpark.revtrak.net.
Julian is located at 416 S. Ridgeland Ave. in Oak Park.
The CAST performing arts program at Julian Middle School continues to celebrate its 30th anniversary with performances of “The Light Turns Blue” and “Having Our Say” March 18-20.
“The Light Turns Blue” will be presented Friday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 19 at 3:30 p.m. It tells the inspiring story of Elsie Wright and her photography, which made everyone sit up and take notice.
In “Having Our Say,” the Delaney Sisters recount fascinating events during their 100+ years, telling of their rich family history and careers as pioneering African-American professionals. The play will be presented Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 20 at 3:30 p.m.
For tickets and information, please contact Kathy Simon at 708-524-7848 or email@example.com. Julian is located at 416 S. Ridgeland Ave. in Oak Park.
The CAST performing arts program at Julian Middle School continues to celebrate its 30th anniversary with the performance of “Ballet Shoes” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20 and 21.
“Ballet Shoes” is a children’s novel by Noel Streatfeild from 1936. It tells the story of three adopted sisters, each of whom is discovered as a baby by an elderly, absentminded paleontologist and professor during his world travels.
Tickets may be purchased in advance through the CAST website, www.op97.org/CAST, or at the door. For more information, please contact Kathy Simon at 708-524-7848 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Julian is located at 416 S. Ridgeland Ave. in Oak Park.