Braham Area High School presents “Our Town” Opening Night: Friday, April 1 • 7 p.m.

Luke Reiter

Braham Area High School

Mr. Webb (Josh Strehlo) comforts his daughter, Emily (Courtney Brown), right before she is to walk down the aisle at her wedding.

Many people are familiar with the day-to-day routines and relationships that characterize life in a small town. But there’s more to living than just being alive, and it’s easy to overlook the extraordinary truths that lie hidden under the surface of ordinary moments.

That’s the insight that the cast and crew of “Our Town,” will  attempt to challenge audiences with when Braham Area High School opens the doors for its spring play on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m.

“Our Town” was written by Thorton Wilder and originally premiered in 1938. It explores the lives, marriages and deaths of families in the tiny New England town of Grover’s Corners at the turn of the 20th century and urges viewers to appreciate life, “every, every minute.”

The cast of “Our Town” is composed of the following:

Alex Jones as Stage Manager, Joshua Strehlo as Charles Webb, Joshua Fike as Frank Gibbs, Megan Kreyer as Myrtle Webb, Kacie Lien-Rubbert as Julia Gibbs, Jade Carlson as Simon Stimson, Ryan Weigel as Howie Newsome, Sam Anderson as George Gibbs, Morgan O’Brien as Professor Willard/Joe Stoddard, Ryan Hockert as Constable Warren, Jamie Winter as Samantha Craig, Abby Salmonson as Luella Soames, Ariel Ramstad as Joe Crowell/extra, Brett Weigel as Si Crowell/extra, Connor TenNapel as Wally Webb, Emily O’Brien as Rebecca Gibbs and Riley Johnson, Molly Clear and Stephanie Kurvers as extras.

The crew is composed of Patrick Flemming, Sound Technician; Nick Sundeen, Assistant Backstage Manager; Angie Sundeen, Technical Manager; and Colton TenNapel, Lighting Technician.

 

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