Locals to appear in Junie B. Jones at Crowder College

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Crowder College Community Theatre is set to present “Junie B. Jones the Musical,” adapted from the “Junie B. Jones” series of books by Barbara Park.

The production will take place June 24-26. Shows on Thursday and Friday will be at 7:30 p.m., with 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. matinee shows on Saturday at the Elsie Plaster Community Center, located at the Crowder College campus in Neosho.

“This is a very diverse play involving actors from the age of 9 to an instructor at Crowder,” said Shirley Gollhofer, director.

The cast list is as follows:

Junie B. Jones: Via Dennis, of Carl Junction

Lucille: Shana Whisman, of Purdy

Herb: Tyler Carpenter, of Burlington, Kan.

May: Violet Hill, of Monett

Sheldon/Lennie: Jack Sitton, of Monett

Camille: Bailey Danner, of Diamond

Chenille: Dora Gilreath, of Neosho

Grace: Brook Payne, of Neosho

Bobbi Jean Piper: Gracie Lawson, of Neosho

Josie: Nora Boyt, of Neosho

Mr. Scary/Daddy/Mr. Woo: Scott Franks, of Anderson

Mother: Sarah Gabrielle, of Neosho

Mrs. Gutzman: Denna Clymer, of Stella

Tickets are available at the door: Adults -$12; Children (12 and under) - $8.

The musical’s book and lyrics are by Marcy Heisler; music is by Zina Goldrich.