Youths to present ‘Cinderella’ April 5-7 at Community Center

Shannon Litz / Nevada Appeal

Shannon Litz / Nevada Appeal

Youth Theatre Carson City will presents “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella.”

The adaptation will take the stage at 7 p.m. April 5-6, with matinee performances at 2 p.m. April 6-7, in the Bob Boldrick Theatre at the Carson City Community Center, at East William and Roop streets.

The cast is made up of more than 75 youths ages 5-18.

Starring are Taylor Koop, 15, and Anastasia Bevins, 14, both students at Carson High School, who share the role of Cinderella. The production also features Brent Lauderbaugh, 15, as the prince; Wesley Sonnemaker and Makayl Holloway, both 13, as the king and queen; Kayleigh Remington, 15, as the wicked stepmother; Kaeli Biggin, 16, and Delaney Lauderbaugh, 12, as the wicked stepsisters; and Darby Beckwith, 15, as the fairy godmother.

“It has been incredible working with these incredible young people and watching them grow throughout the rehearsal process,” Andie Anderson, artistic director of Youth Theatre Carson City and director of “Cinderella,” said in a news release.

Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” is now making its Broadway debut.

Youth Theatre Carson City was formed in June and is operated through the Carson City Recreation Department.


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