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'The Egg and I' hits LCS stage Nov. 4-6

Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Rehearsing a scene from "The Egg and I" are (from left) Ryan Becker, Lauren Holsing, Katie Gorden, Vijay Permeswaran and Morgan Harden.
(Sentinel photo by Beverly Van Buskirk)
The Le Mars Community High School fall play, "The Egg and I" will be presented on the Little Theatre stage Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3, 4 and 5. Curtain time is 7 p.m.

Tickets for the production are on sale in the high school principal's office and will also be on sale at the door.

"The Egg and I" is the story of Don and Betty MacDonald, (played by Ryan Becker and Katie Gorden) who bring their teenage daughters Anne and Joan (played by Morgan Harden and Lauren Holsing) from suburban Seattle to a rainy, remote farm in the Olympic mountains where they hope to get rich as chicken farmers. Their dreams are pecked apart as the reality of raising their chicks in this rustic area sets in. The girls squawk about the lack of male companionship while Don and Betty struggle to keep their heads above water. Eccentric neighbors, marauding skunks and cougars, and an unexpected visit from old friends are just a few of the plots hatched in this comedy. Although things don't turn out egg-zactly as they had hoped, the end is a real coop-de-grace.

Erin Orhlund is directing the play, assisted by student director Lindsey Oetken.

Members of "The Egg and I" cast are Ryan Becker as Don; Madison Stangl as Daisy; Morgan Harden and Anne; Lauren Holsing as Joan; Katie Gorden as Betty; Vijay Permeswaran as Thad; Lara Roy as Corinne; Kevin Ohrlund as Mr. Mannix; Mike Donlin as Hi-Baby; Terry Erichsen as Fishface; Ashley Fitzgerald as Millicent; Jordan Freking as JJ; Tiffany Luckel as Lingery Lady; Anna Powell as Toni; Jennie Miller as Paula; Bethany Fischer as Mitzi; Jerica Burchard as Lolly; Leah Adler as Thermometer Tessie; Jacque Rolfes as Miss Linden; Ferdinand Schumacher as Grady; Alex Rasmussen as Ross; Ben Bauman as Larsen.

Students workingon the set crew are Amelia Stonesifer, Anna Powell, Jennie Miller, Emily Plantz, Sarah Cargin, Breeanna Pierce, Lindsey Oetken, Chris Reiter, Alex Rasmussen, Ben Bauman, Ferdinand Schumacher, Kevin Ohrlund, Jordan Freking, Mike Donlin, Lara Roy, Ashley Fitzgerald, Katie Gorden, Ryan Becker and Casey Leonard.

Working on costumes are Lauren Holsing, Katie Gorden, Lindsey Oetken, Madison Stangl.

Make-up crew is Jacque Rolfes, Samm Rich, Elizabeth Orris, Breeanna Pierce, Emily Plantz, Tiffany Luckel and Maria Delfs. Students working on publicity are Lindsey Oetken, Breeanna Pierce, Sarah Cargin, Ryan Becker, Vijay Permeswaran, Ashley Fitzgerald, Morgan Harden and Lauren Holsing.

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