OSWEGO – The Oswego Children’s Theater has completed casting for its next production, “Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Kids.
The show is based on the 1956 novel by Dodie Smith.
The story was adapted for the stage by Marcy Heisler, with music by Brian Smith, Dan Root, Martin Lee Fuller, Mel Leven, Randy Rogel and Richard Gibbs.
Lyrics by Marcy Heisler, Brian Smith, Dan Root, Martin Lee Fuller, Mel Leven, Randy Rogel and Richard Gibbs.
The music for the show was adapted by Bryan Louiselle.
The Oswego Children’s Theater’s production of the show features a large cast of local youth including Mason Arnesen and Madeline Loomis, as Pongo and Perdita, Braden Livesey and Caroline Gray, as Roger and Anita, and Robin Sacco as Cruella DeVille.
Other featured players include Nathen Frey and Astrid Livesey as the evil Henchmen, Horace and Jasper, and Jaquelyn Livingston, as Nanny.
The Dalmatian puppies are played by Mia Corradino, Nolan Conners, Audrey Donavan, Adiss Livesey-Ferry, Payton Frey, Amaiya Heppell, Maya Loomis, Karlee Narbinger, Donavin Powless, Maya Roper, Rachel Roper and Rosa Sacco.
In addition, most of the puppies are double-cast as other dogs including Chihuahuas, Scotch terriers, boxers and Poodles.
The narrators include Chole Nabinger, Jaquelyn Livingston and Marl Shelmidine who also plays Sergeant Tibbs.
The show is directed by Wayne Mosher Jr. and Kelly Mosher assisted by stage manager Cassie Daby.
The production is slated to be performed on July 17 at 7:30 p.m., July 18 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and July 19 at 2 p.m. in the theater performance space at the New Haven Congregational Church, Route 104 East between Oswego and Mexico.
For more information call 342-5265 or 529-1009.