The summer is up and running at the Geauga Lyric Theater Guild with three exciting and diverse youth productions. With ages ranging from 6 to 18 yrs old, these talented young performers are sure to entertain area audiences.
Take an exhilarating journey past the second star to the right and straight on till morning. The elementary drama production of Peter Pan swoops onto the stage with the Lost Boys, Natives, Mermaids & Captain Hook’s swashbuckling Pirates. Led by the boy who refused to grow up, the Darling children find themselves intertwined into an adventurous land of mystery and wonderment. This cast of 37, directed by Angela Miloro-Hansen, will perform on July 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. and July 28 at 2 p.m.
The magical fairytales of Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty will dance their way toward center stage on August 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and August 4 at 2 p.m. The elementary musical directed by Julie Douglass, Once Upon a Time is full of whimsical tunes and splendid dance numbers that will breathe new life into these timeless classics.
Rounding out the GLTG summer workshops is a riveting dramatic interpretation of The Secret Garden, directed by Patty Osredkar. A touching story of self-discovery, the main character Mary suffers a tragic family loss but ultimately finds happiness and safety inside the walls of a mystical garden. The Secret Garden elementary drama will be performed on August 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. and August 11 at 2 p.m.
The Geauga Theater Box Office is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning July 3. Tickets can be purchased online or by phone at 440-286-2255. The Geauga Theater is located at 101 Water St. on the historic Chardon Square.