Rockin’ at Mettawee

Mettawee Community School students, L-R, Nick Andrus, Adam Browe, Ethan Moore, Piper Russell, Jade Marantz, Philip Mazzucco, Jesse Chila and Heith Mason invite the community-at-large to the school’s all-school production of “The Rockin’ Tale of Snow White” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at the school. This classic Grimm Fairy Tale has a modern twist and is full of new faces, as well as a variety of music genres sure to make it a fun-filled evening for one and all. The book is by Barbara Lennon and music by Bill Francoeur, with lyrics by both Lennon and Francoeur.

Mettawee Community School Principal Brooke DeBonis said, “I would love to see the community come to see this vivacious event. This is an all-school play where students in preschool through sixth grade will have an opportunity to participate in this exciting play.”

Under the direction of Mettawee parents Susan Knapp-Wilson and Ellen Russell, and musical direction by music teacher Lisa Hoyt, “The Rockin’ Tale of Snow White” has also been brought to life by the many talents of the following: Mettawee art teacher Amy Helmetag, Kelli Lewis, Heidi Hammell, Cori Rail, Lisa May, Melanie Cole, Jim Cole, Ellen McNealus, Wendy Parker, Kate Cormier, Laura Agajanian, Bill Allen, Mandy Mayer, Eli Norman, Hope Caprood, Maleia Caprood, and Kim Donaldson. This production has also been made possible through the efforts of the entire Mettawee faculty and staff who have contributed in so many ways!

The dress rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, December 18, at 12:30 p.m. and that night’s evening performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. Both the dress rehearsal and the evening performance are free and open to the public. Mettawee Community School is located at 5788 VT-153 in West Pawlet. For further information please call the school at (802) 645-9009.

 

Photo Caption:( L-R) Nick Andrus, Adam Browe, Ethan Moore, Piper Russell, Jade Marantz, Philip Mazzucco, Jesse Chila and Heith Mason invite the community-at-large to the Mettawee Community School’s All-School production of “The Rockin’ Tale of Snow White” on December 18.

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