Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 18, 1976 · Page 7
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Sunday, April 18, 1976 0 IB lllllllllllinillliniilU^^^ Children's Theater Will Present Musica The Land Of Oz" The University, ot Arkan-| Hennigan, Leslie Carlisle, Elli: as Children's Theater program, Gatewood, Betsy Welch, 11611' ...,.- ...- -,.,,,,,,,,,, -r nn P.I 1 (rnvmuFD os PAOE JB , Children, Rabbits And Easter Eggs Robert Green (Rnl)) Whillleld II, six-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs Robert G. Whilfield, carefully watches his Easier haskct, cxpecling the rnbhil looking on In fill it wllh colorful Easter eggs, lop left photograph. Alislair Newborn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Newbcrn, smiles w i I h glee as she hugs her rnhbil in the ' l o p cenler photograph, while Krislen Lane Hopkins, daughter of Mr. nnd M~ Mike Hopkins looks for Busier eggs in her new Easier has- kcl, lop right nholograph. In Ihe cenler photograph, children of Mr. and Mrs. John A. AIcNair Jr., Kendrn, who is four-years-old, anrl twins, Dronwynn .and Daniel, eight months, (tressed in Iheir Easter Ilnery, discnvcr the rabbil has made an early visit w i t h their eggs Melanie McAllister, daughter at Sir. and Mrs. A. D. (Lonnie) McAllister HI, Iliinks ils fun lo wear a new Mrs. A. D. long dress, an Easier g i f t (TIMESpholos _ol her grandparenls, Sir. and McAllisler Jr. by Ken Good) daughter 01 tir. mm »nn. "· *·· ·*-- -' -- ^_ mi mimiiiiHii niiiiiiliiiii iiiiimiiiiianiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiBiiniiBHi mmu v Daily Calendar Of Events Today Single Adult Fellowship, Bonanza, Springdale, 9:30 a.m. Duplicate Bridge Club, Boss Building, 1:30 p.m. Parents Without Partners, 1324 Eastwood Drive, 1:30 p.m. SMITH'S Communication 2-Woy Radio Your 2-Way Radio Keadquarteri In Electronic* tint* W2t 5ZO ti. Colle S « «3-Z2Z2 For Y»ur Prescription Needs Se« U» QUAKER DRUG 12 K. Cuter -- 442-4241 CH Parking lot In Rear Monday Recycling Center, West Street, Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Community Adult Center, Hillcrest Towers, Monday-J ndaj 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Drop-In Nursery, First Baptisl, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m 12 noon. Senior Citizens Bowling, Ozarlt Lanes, 9:30 a.m. Arkansas Department of Education Art Exliibit, East Campu Library, 12 noon-3 p.m. Great Books Group, Mrs. M. C. Kik, 1:30 p.m. ABC's of Parcnling, Rolling Hills Baptist Churcli, 7 p.m. Woodearving Seminar, Graduate Education Auditorium, 7 p.m. ^Weight Watchers, Goff Building, 7 p.m. TOPS, Asbcll School Music Room, 7:30 p.m. Foster Parent Orientation, City Library, 7:30 p.m. i Masonic Lodge No. 740, Masonic Temple, 7:40 p.m. I Over 50 Square Dance Club, Community Adult Center, 7: '· p.m. ; Emblem Club, Elks Lodge, 8 p.m. indcr the direction of Dr Pat icia Romanov, assistant pro essor of speech and dramatic art, will present a musical. 'The Land of Oz," later Ibis month An original musical by Romanov, this is based on the second of 24 Oz books written by J. Frank Baum. II is : sequel to the children's classic "The Wizard of Oz." Per form ances : will be Thurs day, April 29, at 12:45 p.m., Friday, April 30, at 10 a.m.. 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Salurday May 1, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dr. Romanov, with the help of -students in her children's theater class, created the script and lyrics from Braum's work. Torn Sindon, a senior from Detroit, Mich., composed the music. "This is a full-blown m u s i c a l , 1 ' she explained, "Originally, 1 thought there would be six songs: now Iherc arc a dozen." Sindon also has been cast in Ihe leading role as "Tip." The story begins with Tip, a young boy, living with the witch. Old Mombi (Rila Kirk, a graduate student from Fay- ellevUIe). Old Mombi is v e r y powerful and has just brought a pumpkin (Joe Maes, a junior om Eureka Springs) lo life ith a magical powder. Tip ^ , (.0 play "a Irick on Mombi ml she decides lo turn him nlo a marble slalne. For- mately, Tip escapes at mid- ight. determined never to elurn. He takes some of the nagical powder, finds Jack Pumpkinhead,- and begins ourney lo Emerald City. Along ie way they · make many ricnds, and many enemies. Dr. Romanov, well-known for her work in children's theater, began Ihe program here in 1974. Since Ihen, she has produced wo shows at the University -'The Dragon" and "Rip Van Winkle" -- and also presented a Christmas program, "Jingle iugs," for a paper company n Rogers. She believes t h a t children want lo participate in theater as well as observe it. Thus, she las used children in each of her productions. Although she needed only 15 children for "The Land of Oz." 87 attended tryouts the first day. Before Ihe show was cast, more t h a n 100 children and their parents had expressed an interest in the production, she said. Other University students in the production are Dave Barnes and Jeffrey Moran, seniors f r o m Fayeltcviltc; Randy Rakes, senior from Benlonville. Randall Oxford, graduate student from Faycftcvillc; Jack Marian, junior from Fayclte- ville; Cindy Goalley, graduate student from Harrison; Jean Hendrickson, graduate student from O'Fallcn, 111.; Cindy Hie- vins. -graduate student from Tulsa, Okla.; Maureen Finnegan, sophomore from Little Rock; Martha McMillan, senior Malvcrn; Sara S w a i n , senior from San Antonio, Tex.; Karine Naumer. frcShman from Fort Worth, Tex.; and Kelly King, junior from Redmond, Wash. Fayelleville children cast in the musical are Kalhcrinc Pryor, Collin Toddy, Tom Churn, Charles Dortson, Robert Babcnck, Nick Jacobs, David Market, Scott Singleton, H a n k Reid, Brennan Cnrlcr, Hruce ttabbard, Jelf Doty, Charles Walker, John Widncr, Robert Scoll, Linda Lane, Becky Albright, Marie Smith, Kim' Easter Festival . ; Celebrated Today By MARY ALICE PEARSON Easier is a Christian festival that celebrates the resurrection of .lesus Christ. It is the most important holy day of 'ne Christian religion. People al- lend clinches and lake part m religious ceremonies. In most countries, Easier comes in early spring, at a time when green grass and warm sunshine begin to push aside he ice and snow of winter. It's mme may have come . f r o m Eostrc, a Teutonic goddess o! spring or from t h e Teutonic! festival of spring called Eostur, and most Christians -observe Easter on a Sunday between March Ti and April 25. _·;_-. ; The story of Easter: cornea from the Bible. 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