Williston Children’s Theatre Performs The Phantom Tollbooth

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

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