Press Release: LowellArts Presents Henry and Ramona

We received the following information from LowellArts about their upcoming play.

LowellArts Players Youth Theater presents Henry and Ramona, A Full Length Comedy Based on the Books by Beverly Cleary

LOWELL, MI, December 19, 2018 – The LowellArts Players Youth Theater presents Henry and Ramona, a full length comedy by Cynthia McGean based on the books by Beverly Cleary. Performances are: January 17 at 7pm, January 18 at 7pm, and January 19 at 2pm & 7pm at Lowell Performing Arts Center/Lowell High School, 11700 Vergennes, Lowell, MI 49331. The production includes 19 youth, teen, and adult actors ages 8 and up from Lowell and surrounding communities. Directed by Teresa Goldner. General Admission $7. Tickets can be purchased at the door, over the phone 616-897-8545, or at www.lowellartsmi.org. More info at www.lowellartsmi.org/henry-and-ramona

Synopsis: Newbery Award-winning author Beverly Cleary’s irrepressible hero saves the day in this adaptation of one of the best-loved children’s book series of all time. Ten-year-old Henry wants to do something important; he wants to deliver newspapers, just like that showoff Scooter McCarthy and the other boys. But first Henry has to prove to his parents he can handle the responsibility. That won’t be easy with Ramona Quimby around! Then when the boys form a clubhouse excluding girls, Henry’s friendship with Beezus is tested and the girls wreak their hilarious revenge. All of Henry’s most memorable adventures are here including riding to the dump in a bathtub and getting his first bike. Along the way, with the “help” of Ramona, he learns some valuable lessons about friendship and maturity. Henry and Ramona captures the everyday trials and triumphs of being a kid.

CAST
HENRY – Andrew Deets
SCOOTER – Logan Eidenier
ROBERT – Carter West
BEEZUS – Kierstin Morley
RAMONA – Ellory Duimstra
MURPH – Wyatt Duimstra
JUDY – Kyra Boersma
MARY JANE – Isabelle McMullin
LISA KELLY – Amelia Herrera
ROGER – Landon Bykerk
RIBSY – Carly Wittenbach
MR. HUGGINS – Brody Swift
MRS. HUGGINS – Kalea Sobie
MRS. PEABODY – Janna Chesser
MR. CAPPER – Victor Preiss
MAX – Alexis Martin
SEAN – Natalie Cornell
JOE – Faith VanDuinen
EVELYN – Rebecca Deets
To acquire higher resolution images or to schedule an interview, please contact Janet Teunis at 616-897-8545 or janet@lowellartsmi.org.

About LowellArts

LowellArts connects artists and audiences through the visual and performing arts. Located on Main Street in downtown Lowell, LowellArts is a vibrant arts organization that has served the greater Lowell community since 1977. Annual programming includes: rotating gallery exhibitions, art and theater classes, house concerts, community theater, the Showboat Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series (featuring free evening concerts every Thursday June through August by the Flat River), and the Fallasburg Arts Festival (a two-day juried art fair with 100+ artists, live music, and craft demonstrations held at Fallasburg Park).

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