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Campbellsville University to perform ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’


Nov. 24, 2014
For Immediate Release

By Kasey Ricketts, student news writer


CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Town Hall Productions and Campbellsville University Theater are partnering to perform six live performances of “It’s A Wonderful Life” at the Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni Building at 114 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky.

The performances are: Saturday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2:30 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2:30 p.m.

General admission is $10; seniors (65 and over) is $7, and children (12 and under) is $5. You can also purchase tickets by calling (270) 789-5266.

The play is based on the film by Frank Capra and adapted for the stage by Doug Rand.

The cast includes: Tyler Litton of Hodgenville, Ky., as George; Victoria Hundley of Elizabethtown, Ky., as Mary; Bruce Rule of Orlando, Fla., as Mr. Bailey/Frankie; Nancy Walters of Campbellsville, Ky., as Mrs. Bailey;
Uncle Billy, Ed Pavy, director of campus ministries at CU of Campbellsville, Ky.;

Harry/Bouncer/Bar Patron – Nathan Cahall of Danville, Ky.; Annie – Edwina Rowell, adjunct instructor in English as a Second Language, of Campbellsville, Ky.; Potter/Photographer – Jon Hieneman of Campbellsville, Ky.;

Dr. Campbell/Charlie/Nightmare Townsperson 3/Bald man – Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services, of Campbellsville, Ky.; Sam/Bouncer/Bar Patron – Andrew Simmons of Owensboro, Ky.;
Ernie/Person 4 – Daniel Beams/Bert/Sheriff- Brian Phillips of Campbellsville, Ky.; Marty/Nick/Director 3 – Phillip Olson of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Violet/Jo – Singrid Tipton of Lawrenceburg, Ky.;

Mr. Martini/Director 1/Cops – Elvis-Obukowho Ufuoma of Port Harcourt, Nigeria; Mrs. Martini – Alia McClendon of Radcliff, Ky.; Clarence – Irell Patterson of Hopkinsville, Ky.;

Tilley – Lyndsey Rule of Orlando, Fla.; Eustace – Bethany Lester of Danville, Ky.; Randall/Mr. Welch/Mickey- Cory Burton of Campbellsville, Ky.; Tom/Freddy/Jake/Random Guy 2/Woman (Man) 1&2 – Dereck Dodd of Campbellsville, Ky.;

Attendant/Secretary/Bar Patron – Jordan McMurray of Greenwood, Ind.; Mrs. Hatch/Mr. (Mrs.) Partridge – Connie Tucker of Campbellsville, Ky.; Ruth/Person 2/Horace – Alexandria Carmer of Farmington Hills, Mich.;
Flo/Townsperson 1 – Abigail Thompson of Portland, Ore.; Edna/Nightmare Townsperson 2- Sarah Dodd of Campbellsville, Ky.; Mrs. Thompson/Townsperson 3 – Sarah Durham of Campbellsville, Ky.;

Watchman – Jon VanMeter of Campbellsville, Ky.; Young George/Pete – Andrew Beltz of Farmington Hills, Mich.; Young Harry/Tommy – Everest Garrett of Campbellsville, Ky.; Young Mary/Janie – Gabby Tucker of Campbellsville, Ky.;

Young Violet – Grayson Wise of Campbellsville, Ky.; Zuzu – Bailey Litton of Hodgenville, Ky.; High School Dancers/Townspeople: Hayley Roehl of Houston, Texas, Rachel Church of Pittsburgh, Penn.

The crew includes: Artistic Director – Nathan Allen of Lexington, Ky.; Technical Director – Starr Garrett of Campbellsville, Ky.; Producer – Andrew Ward/Town Hall Productions of Campbellsville, Ky.; Set Construction – Matt Nall of Campbellsville, Ky.;

Stage Manager – Sarah Durham of Campbellsville, Ky.; Prop Master – Jennifer Coffey of Louisville, Ky.; Prop Assistant – Hugh Leachman of Campbellsville, Ky.; Costume Supervisor – Alia McClendon of Radcliff, Ky.;
Costume Crew – Jennifer Coffey, Megan Kist of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Jo Miller of Campbellsville, Ky.; Hair and Makeup Supervisor – Megan Kist of Bardstown, Ky.; Sound Design/Board Operator – Alia McClendon of Campbellsville, Ky.; Mic Operator – Becca Noel of Bardstown, Ky.; and Light Board Operator – Abby Hieneman of Campbellsville, Ky.

The production is sponsored by Tucker Family Medicine, Citizens Bank & Trust, the Cell Phone Repair Shop, Ancil Reynolds Used Cars Inc. and Ken Keltner: State Farm Insurance.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,600 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsvillee.edu.