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ONU Theatre Presents “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” based on the novel by C.S. Lewis. Nov. 3-5, 2022

November 3, 2022 Arts & Music

Student theater production

This fall, ONU Theatre presents “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” based on the novel by C.S. Lewis. 

Adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette and directed by Prof. Ashley Sarver ’15/’18 MBA, director of ONU Theatre, this production brings the famed journey through Narnia to the stage at Olivet. Complete with enduring truths, mystical creatures, heartwarming friendships and an indoor snowstorm, this production is sure to surprise and delight audiences of all ages.

PERFORMANCES: Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7:00 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 4 at 7:00 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 5 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

TICKETS: Visit Olivet.edu/tickets.

THE THEATER AT SIMS​: 160 West River Street, Bourbonnais, IL 60915

Aslan: Shelby Black
White Witch: Ella Carder
Lucy: Tiah Guthrie
Edmund: Cabot McLaughlin
Susan: Ainsley Sasportas
Peter: Bryan Dieken
Mr. Beaver: Kode Johnson
Mrs. Beaver: Jordan McCully
Unicorn: Sarah Breinig
Centaur: Josh Hershberger
Mr. Tumnus: Ethan Gillis
Fenris Ulf: Ashley Aurig
Dwarf: Jacky Heavner
Father Christmas: Alex Baksha
Elf: Sydney Lang
White Stag: Grace Beatty
Ensemble: Joel Witzig, Rachel Carter, Marina Prather, Sosuo Anigboro, Naomi McMahan, Rica DeBarba, Isiah Selvie, Hunter Galloway, Makenzie Shride

Creative Team
Director: Professor Ashley Sarver
Asst. Director/Stage Manager: Abriella Caravette
Technical Director: Sisi Clark
Asst. Prop Designer: Ethan Gillis
Asst. Costume Designer: Sydney Lang
Asst. Set Designer: Tiah Guthrie
Choreographer: Grace Beatty
Lighting Design: Ashley Sarver & Intro to Theatre Class
Sound Design: Ashley Sarver
Head of Makeup: Shelby Black & Nathalie Richardson
Sound Engineering: Kevin Norden

For more information about ONU Theatre or the Department of Communication, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@olivet.edu or 800-648-1463.

Published 11/03/2022

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