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Missoula Children's Theatre Presents: Sleeping Beauty

Missoula Children's Theatre Presents: Sleeping Beauty

Monday, August 2, 2021 to Saturday, August 7, 2021
Red Cloud Opera House
413 N Webster Street
Red Cloud, NE 68970

In keeping up to date with current CDC guidelines, all guests are strongly encouraged to protect themselves and others by wearing a mask while inside the Red Cloud Opera House and any other National Willa Cather Center facilities.

Cast Announced!

On August 2, Missoula tour directors Dan Lafferty and Nick Schommer selected a cast of local children who will be rehearsing throughout the week. They are:

  • Kaelee Minnick (younger Sleeping Beauty)
  • Rachel Greenhalgh (older Sleeping Beauty)
  • Hannah Greenhalgh (Scarella)
  • Anna-Hope Berns (Lady-in-Waiting/Madame Butterfly)
  • Joshua Nikodym (King)
  • Pattie Arroyo, Shaelee Minnick, and Heidy Whitmer (Trolls)
  • Catilynn Grashorn, Louise Olsen-McCartney, Mia Johnson, and Lydia Greenhalgh (Palace Attendants)
  • Josias Towne, Alex Berg, Quinn Beam, and Mary Grashorn (Caterpillars). 

The students have been reheasing this week in preparation for two public performances at the weekend. Come support your local budding thespians!

Show Times:

  • Friday, August 6, at 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 7, at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults when purchased in advance and $17 at the door. Children 12th grade and under are free when they present a student ID at the door.

The Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT), the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre, has been touring extensively for more than 40 years now from Montana to Japan. This year in Red Cloud, MCT presents Sleeping Beauty - with a twistIn this musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty pricks her finger only to wake up five hundred years later in a rock ‘n roll dream.

Thank you to our sponsors Dennis and Sally Hansen, Englund & Lindsteadt Financial Advisors, and Republican Valley Arts Council for making this program possible! We are also grateful to the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment for their continued support.