Midcoast Actors’ preps wintery ‘Wardrobe’

Nov 24, 2017
Photo by: Leah Bannister Chip Curry and Eugene Newton try out the Aslan puppet for Midcoast Actors' Studio's upcoming production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”

Belfast — Midcoast Actors’ Studio will present a family show of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays 2 p.m., Dec. 8 through 17.

A highlight of the production will be a large Bunraku-style puppet, designed and built by director Leah Bannister. With Chip Curry and Eugene Newton manipulating the legs and Nathan Roach controlling the head, and providing the voice, the result will bring Aslan the Lion to life on the stage of the Crosby Center, 96 Church St.

Tickets are available via brownpapertickets.com, linked at midcoastactors.org for $15, $10 for students beginning Monday, Nov. 27.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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