The Williston Northampton School will present its annual children’s theater production during the public schools’ February vacation week. This year, the program is presenting The Phantom Tollbooth, and it is sure to delight audiences of all ages.
The play is based on the book by the same name. Written by Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year. The production features Williston Northampton students from both the Middle and Upper Schools and is directed by Charles Raffetto, the school’s Theater Technical Director.
Performances take place every day, February 20-25 at 3:30 p.m., and there is a performance at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 24. All performances take place in the Williston Theatre, 18 Payson Avenue, in Easthampton. Tickets are $5, general admission. Doors open a half an hour before the performance. For more information or to reserve tickets, call the box office at 413-529-3434.
Tock (the clock) – Mairead Poulin
Milo – Laura McCullagh
Whetherman/Gatekeeper – Kat Kaisla
Lethargian 1/Word Merchant 1/Everpresent Wordsnatcher – Rida Kareem
Lethargian 3/Word Merchant 3/Demon of Insincerity – Natalie Richard
Lethargian 4/The Letterman/The Senses Taker – Chase Tanguay
Lethargian 5/Spelling Bee/Demon – Rachel Wender
Lethargian 6/Page/Numbers Miner – Maya Wilson
Minister of Meaning(Minister 2)/Numbers Miner – Umi Keezing
Earl of Essence(Minister 3)/Numbers Miner – Sarah Lucia
Count of Connotation(Minister 4)/Numbers Miner – Mika Chmielewski
Undersecretary of Understanding(Minister 5)/Numbers Miner – Marina Dombrowski
Azaz the Unabridged – Matt Steinberg
The Mathemagician – Denison Marsland-Rello
Princess Sweet Rhyme – Emma Morehouse-Hulbert
Princess Pure Reason – Talya Wintman
The Humbug – Mackenzie Zehring
Kakafonus A. Dischord/Duke of Definition(Minister 1) – Olivia Milne
The Aweful Dynne/Merchant – Charlotte Collins
Dodecahedron/Merchant – Jennie Hall
The Terrible Trivium/Merchant – Katie Murray