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PAGES LANE OFFERS 2 MUSICALS

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The Pages Lane Theatre is presenting its annual musical productions by the students of both the Pages Lane and Ralph Rodgers schools of performing arts - "The Mikado" three nights a week and "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" on Saturdays at noon.

Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado," featuring the talents of more than 100 teenagers from both the Centerville and Salt Lake schools, opened recently and will continue on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. through Aug. 13, and next Monday, Aug. 8.All of the students have studied the kabuki style of performing, makeup and costuming and have learned the properly "British" style for an authentic Gilbert and Sullivan experience.

Rebecca Rodgers-Hansen has directed the production, assisted by Ralph and Joan Rodgers as artistic coaches and John Morgan as vocal coach.

Youths who are alternating in some of the show's leading roles include Elizabeth Noyes, Heather Sansom and Ronica Symes as Katisha; Adam Rodgers, Mark Giles and Andrew Taylor as Nanki Pooh; Matt Dickamore and Andy Leger as Koko; Lisa Shaffer, Tara Bryant and Mandi Evans as Yum Yum, and Jeremy Harris and Peter Steenblick as Pooh Bah.

All seats are $7 each. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and curtain is 7:30 p.m. The theater is located at 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville.

- The Twelve Dancing Princesses has also opened at the Pages Lane Theatre.

This particular version of the fairytale has not been produced in Utah before. Directed by Margo Beecher, with Kristen Beecher as vocal coach/accompanist and Teri Anderson as choreographer, will play on Saturdays at noon until further notice. All seats are $3.

For reservations for either production, call the Pages Lane Theatre box office at 298-1302.