Dec 5, 2011

'Winnie the Pooh'

The Central Lakes College Adventures ’N Theatre musical “A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail” will be staged in Dryden Theatre on the Brainerd campus Friday, Dec. 16 and Saturday, Dec. 17. Performances are 7:30 p.m. both days, with matinees at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Dec. 17. Adventures ’N Theatre is a young people’s acting troupe designed for performers ages 7 to 17. The 12-song musical tells the story of how a bear with a very little brain,Winnie the Pooh, and his friends help the gloomy, tail-less donkey Eeyore have a very merry Christmas. Actors include Andy Hopps (Eeyore), 15, Baxter; Abby Pratt (Piglet), 7, Merrifield; Matthew O’Reilly (Winnie the Pooh), 13, Brainerd; Andrew Smith (Owl), 14, Brainerd; Theodore Wadsten (Christopher Robin), 10, Merrifield; Justin Lane (Rabbit), 12, Brainerd; Luke O’Reilly (Tigger), 10, Brainerd; Sydney Stock (Kanga), 13, Brainerd; and Trinity Shields (Roo), 9, Brainerd. Members of the Rabbit Chorus are Emily Dechaine, 12, Brainerd; Emma Ferrie, 11, Brainerd; Lauren Forsythe, 12, Brainerd; Abby Larson, 12, Brainerd; Ahnicka Perez, 9, Brainerd; Kristen Schroer, 11, Brainerd; Lizzy Thurlow, 14, Nisswa; Laura Wadsten, 12, Brainerd; and “grandpa rabbit,” Nathan Shetka, 13, Pine River. For information contact Lamberson at 218-855-8202 or