Janie and Carolyn Sherman in musical. 14 Aug 1966, Kingsport Times-News, TN, p. 15.
Auchincloss E. -William. The -John Youngsters Ready Final Offering The final production of the 1 9 6 6 s u m m e r children's theatre series at Civic Auditorium, Auditorium, "Tales From Outer Space," is being readied for its opening performance Aug. 26. A departure from the fairy tale with music format of past productions, the upcoming offering offering includes two original plays, "Nothing Ever Happens Happens on Eleuthra," written by Jane Wilson, a Civic Playhouse Playhouse performer and college student, and "The Divided Kingdom," by Joan Hensley co-director of the Playhouse. Miss Wilson will also direc the show she has written which tells of what happens tc two American astronauts who make an unscheduled landing on a watery planet. The cas includes Carol Gearhart, An drea Roller, Sieve Hyder Greg Stools, Patty Freehoff Richard Singleton, Barbara Howe and Susan Hale. A dance for the production has been choreographed by Betsey Powers and will be performed by Miss Powers, Janie Sherman and Joan Barnette. Barnette. Joan Quillen will assist with directing "Divided Kingdom." The cast for this story, which concerns a planet half dark and half light, includes Mar- tha Lake, Judi Muller, Carolyn Carolyn Sherman, Carol Johnson, Joan Quillen, Johnny Bryant, Buddy Brooks, Linda Collins, Betsey Powers, Eddie Jones, and David Hyder. Additional cast members in the prologue and epilogue are Ruth Rogan, Susan Austin, Lianne Dressin, Carolyn Clark and Rebecca Lee. Among the cast members are four high school students from the Rogersville area. They have joined the Kingsport Kingsport area students in studying studying drama this summer under the City Recreation Department. Department. Performances of "Tales F r o m Outer Space" are scheduled for 2:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, August 26 and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Civic Auditorium. Tickets will be available at the door.