FSCC Summer Theater Camp: Beauty IS A Beast

Fairy Morgan Eaton kept the audience apprised of what was going on in the story.

Culminating four weeks of a children’s summer theater camp, 17 local children under the direction of Allen Twitchell presented Beauty IS A Beast, Wednesday evening.

The story is a twist of an age-old story of what constitutes real beauty.

The play is a parable in six scenes set in the kingdom of Callentine and will be presented again Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the Ellis Family Fine Arts Center at Fort Scott Community College.

Camp participants received instruction in theater basics and engaging in theater exercises.

The play was presented in a workshop style, with minimal set, costumes, and props.

The crew consisted of Twitchell as director, Jared Oshel at production assistant and well as set design and construction, Ivy Bailey also helped with set design and construction. Publicity was by Kassie Fugate-Cate.

The cast, in order of appearance: Fairy-Morgan Eaton, Beauty-Kaitlyn Hanks, Sarah/Molly/Jo-Analeise Rupprecht, Tutor/ Janie- Jordyn McGhee, Guard/John-Vladimir Clark, Guard/Sam/Joe-Matthew Eaton, Scribe-Cadence Tuck, Honor-Wendy Monahan, Andres/Nick-Jakob Slinkard, Meg/Patty-Alyssa Shelton, Kelly/Sally-Madalyn Willet, Queen-Natalie Eaton, Mayor/Peter-Raj Gugnani, Jill-Ivy Bailey, Bill/Jimmy-Micah Hunt, Mandy-Alyssa Hunt. Aubrie McGhee was ill Wednesday evening but had practiced as Mary/Cindy in the play.

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