Wednesday, June 22, 2011

OVST Presents To Kill a Mockingbird

Ohio Valley Summer Theater presents To Kill a Mocking Bird 6/23-7/2 at 8:00 pm

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Rex McGraw, retired professor, experienced actor and director, will return to the OVST stage to direct To Kill a Mockingbird. McGraw has directed eleven productions for OVST. After years of teaching, McGraw moved to Athens in 1969 where he taught acting and directing and eventually became head of the Professional Graduate Directing Program.

Set in Alabama during the Great Depression, TKAM follows the journey of Jem and Scout Finch, whose father has been appointed to defend Tom Robinson, a black man framed for a crime he didn't commit.
Cast:
Jean Louise Finch- Harolyn Brient
Scout – Rachel Weekley
Jem – Ike Riesbeck
Atticus – Aaron Deuschle
Calpurnia – Patricia Thomas
Maudie Atkinson – Ginny Puhl
Stephanie Crawford – Karen Chan
Mrs. Dubose – Ruth Borovicka
Nathan Radley/Arthur "Boo" Radley – Sam Crowl, Jr.
Dill – Aidan Crowl
Heck Tate – Matthew Van Slyke
Judge Taylor – Norm Cohn
Reverend Sykes – Sheldon Andrus
Mayella Ewell – Marlo Marie Tinkham
Bob Ewell – James Euto
Walter Cunningham – Andy Haftkowycz
Mr. Gilmer – Joe Balding
Tom Robinson – Phillip Johnson
Helen Robinson – Kristy Evans