Sep. 1—The latest presenting from Stained Glass Theater Joplin — the area’s only faith-dependent theater ministry — centers close to literature’s most beloved storybook characters coming to everyday living to enjoy inside a compact and having difficulties bookstore.
Coinciding with the begin of faculty, directors Mary McWethy and Janelle Rawlings are bringing “The Enchanted Bookshop” to the phase and have named it a “really neat play.”
An normal made use of guide store by working day, the small business transforms into a magical position correct just after sundown. Thanks to a spell from the Ebook Fairy, the characters inside various publications lining the shelves come alive, nevertheless six of them — Dorothy Gale (Jordan LePage), Robin Hood (Jeremiah Blotter), Pollyanna (Maddie Dayton), Sherlock Holmes (Daniel Wilcox), Heidi (Cooper Vainio) and Tom Sawyer (Nick Wade) — go previously mentioned and further than to support the store’s owner, the scatterbrained Margie (Katie Goodwin), hold her store afloat and its doorways open up to the general public. The catch? These 6 characters can’t depart the setting up, and they won’t be able to be seen by other human eyes — specifically Margie’s.
Issues increase difficult when a pair of bungling smugglers sneak into the store, on the lookout for a stolen necklace which is been hidden inside one particular of the store’s shelved publications. Should the 6 renowned characters intervene and alert Margie, risking disappearing forever, or can they find a way to bungle the buglers by themselves and do so without the need of being viewed?
Also earning appearances on stage is the Queen of Hearts, Extended John Silvers and Physician Doolittle.
The solid is a big a single, which is why there are two administrators overseeing functions. The solid consists of: Alyson Gonzalez, Kourtney Connelly, Evan Horn, Kaylee Asbell, Cooper Vainio, Emma Balcom, Gabrielle Robinson, Caleb Hilsenbeck, Dan Rees, Robert Brand name, Thatcher Phillips, Jude Wolfe, Jacob Gordon, Sarah Wilcox, Virgil Humbyrd, Lydia Southard, Thadley Southard, Shy Rees, Billy Jones, Olivia Honeyball, Kaylee Asbell, MaCarrie Bean, MaKinley Bean, Eden Connelly, Ember Moore, Keira Rose, Amalia Smith, Rheya Edwards, Makenna Drumm, Abigail White, Kailin Horn, Ruthie Humbyrd, Kolby Matson, Jared Johnston and Anthony Danley.
Performances will consider place Thursday, Sept. 9, through Sunday, Sept. 12, and once again on Thursday, Sept. 16, as a result of Sunday, Sept. 19. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances are at 7 p.m. Sunday matinee showings are at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are obtainable at the doorway or on the net at www.shtjoplin.square.web site/events they are $10 for adults 14 and up, $5 for youngsters ages 4-13, and youngsters beneath 3 are free of charge. Seating is on a very first-arrive, 1st-served foundation.
The theater is situated at 2101 Annie Baxter Ave. in Joplin.