The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad

LAKE PLACID — The LPCA Children’s Musical Theater production of The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad will open on the LPCA stage on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. Additional performances are Friday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m.
Directed by Jessica M. Deeb, the show features over three dozen area children. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students under 18.
The cast includes 45 students from Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, Keene, Lake Clear, Bloomingdale, and Rainbow Lake.
The cast consists of Simon Thill (Lake Clear) as Mr. Toad; John Holmlund (SL) as Rat; Abbie Wolff (SL) as Mole; and DJ Morgan (Blomingdale) as Badger.
The Weasels are: Jesse Izzo (LP); Forrest Monroe (SL); Lucy Thill (Lake Clear); Grace Carlson (LP); Dayna Bearce (SL); Sydney Dann (SL); Grace Erickson (LP); Ellen Lansing (LP); Lindsey McCreadie (SL); Marley Small (SL); Ruby Smith (SL); and Gemma Cantwell (Wilmington).
The Field Mice are: Parker Scanio (LP); Felonica Kirkham (SL); Christabelle Kirkham (SL); Sage Kite-Whidden (SL); Anthony Samperi (SL); Maya Silverstein (Keene); Ayla Small (SL); and Emma VanWeelden (SL).
The Foxes and Neighbors are: Kate Broderick (LP); Morgan Olsen (Bloomingdale); Katie Samperi (SL); Olivia Oesch (SL); Erica Swirsky (Rainbow Lake); Lindsey Rath (LP); Emma Peer (SL); and Ellie Bousquet (LP).
Rounding out the cast is Ayla Buerkett (SL); Jackson Small (SL); Lily Ervin (SL); Sylvia Linck (SL); Will Holmlund (SL); Katie Villani (Wilmington); Andrew Scanio (LP); Rosemary Crowley (SL); Griffin Smith (SL); Sarah Samperi (SL); Jillian Duffy (Bloomingdale); Morgan Broderick (LP); Eleanor Crowley (SL); and Natalie Orman (SL).
The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is proud to offer this exciting introduction to the world of theatre, which has inspired North Country children for years! For more information and reservations contact the Arts Center at 523-2512. This production is funded in part by the Lake Placid Education Foundation and the Joy to the Children Benefit and is presented in cooperation with Rising Star Productions.


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