BAR HARBOR — To open up its 55th and initially full generation season immediately after pandemic restrictions ended up lifted, MDI Drama is proud to current Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!” The demonstrate will run Nov. 11-19 at Mount Desert Superior School’s Higgins-Demas Theater and is presented as a result of specific arrangement with Audio Theatre International.
This vintage musical is primarily based on Charles Dickens’ novel, “Oliver Twist.” Featuring a guide, tunes and lyrics by Bart, the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical features Broadway expectations these kinds of as “Consider On your own,” “Food, Glorious Foods,” and “As Extended as He Requirements Me,” and classic people these as Fagin, The Suave Dodger and, of system, Oliver Twist himself.
The creation also spotlights the return of MDI Drama alumna Annie Leonardi in her initial directorial credit rating on the Higgins-Demas Theater phase. Showcasing a seasoned veteran forged and several newcomers, the musical guarantees a rollicking great time for older people and children alike.
This is the next time MDI Drama has manufactured “Oliver!” The late Joyce Higgins directed what would turn into her remaining musical at MDI Large School in the course of the 1989-1990 college calendar year, MDI Drama’s 22nd time of productions.
Evening performances are scheduled for Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 7 p.m. with matinees Nov. 13 and 19 at 2 p.m. Reserved seating tickets are $10 for grown ups and $7 for learners and senior citizens and could be procured at the doorway or through confined presale box place of work hrs for the duration of the months of Oct. 31 and Nov. 7.
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Oliver – Ly Dillon
Fagin – Rex DeMuro
Dodger – Adam Losquadro
Monthly bill Sikes/Knife Grinder – Darrin Stavnesli
Nancy – Mia Eason
Wager – CassieLyn Willis
Mr. Bumble – Spencer Clark-Lovejoy
Widow Corney – Alida Hodgkins
Mr. Brownlow – Andrew James
Mr. Sowerberry – Bryce MacGregor
Mrs. Sowerberry/Milkmaid – Dorothy Durgin
Mrs. Bedwin/Strawberry Vendor – Eva Crikelair
Charlotte – Zoey Ray
Noah Claypole – Florian Smith
Mr. Grimwig – Aaron Durgin
Aged Sally – Megan Huff
Matron – Cecelia Blackett
Charley Bates – For every Lisy
Governor – Owen Moses
Chairwoman – Grace Curry
Rose Seller – Evangeline Meister
Maid – Elliot Maldonado
Bookshop Boy – Graham Carter
For every Lisy
Ashlin Hogdon Marsh