BY JODY THOMPSON –
Judy Kropp, director of the upcoming OLT musical, has announced that rehearsals are in full swing for ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.’ After recent auditions, the cast was named and is as follows: Charlie Brown will be played by Chris Benner; Brandy Brenner will portray Lucy; Zane and Paulette Sherrer will respectively play Linus and Sally; Schroeder will be depicted by Brandon Zacharias and Kelsey Wiggins will play Snoopy. Serving as assistant director will be Scott O’Rear.
Other crew includes T. J. Thompson (set), Marilyn Brown (programs), Katie O’Rear (stage manager), Jessica Kropp (lights), and Judy Thompson (publicity).
Director Kropp notes that she feels she has once again been blessed with excellent cast members and believes that this will be a great show. This family-style musical is based on the comic strip ‘Peanuts’ by Charles Schultz.
The play will open on Thursday, April 16, at 7:30 PM at the Ouachita Little Theatre. Saturday’s performance (April 18) will also begin at 7:30 with Sunday, April 19, being a matinee starting at 2:30. The following weekend, Friday and Saturday (April 24-25) will begin at 7:30 and Sunday (April 26) matinee will start at 2:30 PM. Admission is $10.00. Students and seniors sixty and over pay only $8.00. Mark your calendar and be a part of the heart of OLT!