An online performance for Valentine’s Day: “Three Moments in Time.” Check back on February10.
As you know, our ability to offer live theater productions has been severely curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic. We are pleased to announce that A Child’s Christmas in Wales is now ready for your online viewing pleasure. Freeport Players will return to the stage as soon as it is safe to do so. Please consider making a donation to the Players to support our efforts to sustain live theater in the greater Freeport area. We know it’s a difficult time, and we hope that our online shows can provide some comfort and joy. We thank you in advance for any support you can provide.
Donations may be made online by clicking the donation link above or by sending a check to Freeport Players, PO Box 483, Freeport, Maine 04032. Thank you and enjoy the show!
by Dylan Thomas
Adapted for voices and directed by Penny Davis-Dublin.
An online performance– EXTENDED TO FEB 10 BY POPULAR DEMAND— of this evocative work by the celebrated Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas.
Presented by Freeport Players. Donations gratefully accepted.
It is now available on Facebook and click here for Youtube show, from Dec. 18 to February 10
The director and actors created the show via Zoom.
Singers are: Peter Allen, Zane Aguiar, Lukis Crowell, and Ian Smith.
Peter Allen is Voice # 1
Zane Aguiar is Dan
David Wallace is Voice # 3 and Mr. Prothero
Paula Haney Johnson is Voice # 4
Lukis Crowell is Jim Prothero and the Small Boy
Kathleen Leopold is Voice # 2, Miss Prothero and Mrs. Prothero
Ian Smith is Jack
Zane Aguiar – (Dan) is a sophomore at Freeport High School. He has been acting since 5th grade and has been in many shows, including Dracula (Dracula), Alice in Wonderland (Humpty Dumpty), Peter Pan (Captain Hook), Xanadu (Young Danny/Cyclops), darklight(Theo), and Antigone Now (Creon). He also takes voice lessons with Rebecca Beck, plays baseball, and is an avid sports fan.
Peter Allen – (Voice # 1) has been a free-lance baritone classical soloist in Maine and has performed numerous American Songbook recitals. On stage he has played the role of Fagin in Oliver! ,Cervantes in Man of La Mancha, and yes, even Curly in Oklahoma! . He has done several other roles for many community productions. He is a member of the Daytime Players.
Lukis Crowell – (Jim Prothero) is in the 8th grade at Freeport Middle School, where he is active in his school drama club. He had the lead role in last year’s Portland Stage production of Read to Me by Brendan Pelsue. In addition, Lukis has worked on several tv and print commercials; he has had the principal role in an independent film and is a recurring character in the Pinna podcast, DreamBreachers. Currently enrolled in online acting classes at the Atlantic Acting School in New York, his dream is to attend Julliard and major in drama.
Paula Haney Johnson – (Voice # 4) holds an MA in Business Management from Husson College and has worked for over forty years in business. She has acted in local theater groups, such as the Portland Children’s Theater, the Portland Players, Portland Lyric Theater, the OLLI Senior Players, and the Daytime Players. Paula has worked behind the scenes as a production manager, props manager, etc. She has also facilitated Readers Theater classes at OLLI.
Kathleen Leopold – (Voice # 2) has been in four Freeport Players’ productions. She has missed doing shows this past year and was thrilled to be included in this lively production. Kathleen has performed in both plays and films in New York, Wisconsin, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.
Ian Smith – (Jack) is a freshman at Freeport High school. He has been acting since the third grade and will take any role that he is offered. Ian plays tennis and runs cross country. He hopes you enjoy this online version of A Child’s Christmas in Wales.
David Wallace – (Voice # 3 and Mr. Prothero) has been acting/cavorting around on stage and screen since the end of the last millennium. He has appeared in numerous Freeport Players and Theater Project productions and a few independent films. He hopes you have a Wale of a good time.
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