The Schoolhouse Youth Ensemble will perform “The Jaberwocky” by Lewis Carroll and the Schoolhouse Players will perform “Just So Stories” by Rudyard Kipling on Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. in the new Black Box Theater at Schoolhouse Arts Center in Standish.

An evening of poetry, education, entertainment, and fun, both productions have been adapted for the stage by Amanda Fickett. All proceeds from the show will benefit the education program at Schoolhouse Arts Center.

The six members of the Schoolhouse Youth Ensemble and six members of the Schoolhouse Players have been working with Fickett since November to put together this performance. These 12 ensemble members come from seven local communities. The Schoolhouse Youth Ensemble includes Abbie and Lydia Boyd of Buxton, Elsa Alexandrin and Jordann Thomas of Gorham, Sean Mains of Raymond, and Angelica Phipps of Standish. Schoolhouse Players include Lucia Alexandrin and Jolie Thomas of Gorham, Danielle Sawyer of Limerick, Jacob Plummer of Limington, Amanda Peterson of New Gloucester, and Calvin Moisan of Raymond.

Performances of “The Jaberwocky” and “Just So Stories” will be held at the Schoolhouse Arts Center on Route 114, just north of the intersection of Routes 114 and 35, in Sebago Lake Village, on Thursday, February 12, at 7 p.m. Recommended donation for the show is $3 for students and seniors and $5 for adults. Tickets will be available at the door.

For more information about the show or the education program, contact Schoolhouse Arts Center at 642-3743 or go to their Web site at www.schoolhousearts.org.


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