Rehearsals under way for live 'Mockingbird'


Left to right: Rebekah Jamerson (Calpurnia), Richard Hobbs (Atticus Finch), Sebastian Hobbs (Jem Finch) and Foster Hobbs (Dill Harris).

"To Kill a Mockingbird," will be presented on stage by Mid-Valley Theatre Co. April 9 through 11 and 16 through 18 in the Providence Academy gym in Lostine.

Friday and Saturday shows start at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

Tickets will sell for $7 general, $6 for seniors and students. The play is not recommended for small children because of the dramatic content. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

The play is co-sponsored by Fishtrap, which focused on the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" in its Big Read this year, and the Peace and Justice Network.

The cast is as follows: Bob Both (Bob Ewell), David Bruce (Reverend Sykes), Justin Burns (Heck Tate), and Foster Hobbs (Dill Baker).

Other cast members are: Richard Hobbs (Atticus Finch), Sebastian Hobbs (Jem Finch), Monika Hunter (Miss Stephanie), Rebekah Jamerson (Calpurnia), Ame Leggett (Miss Maudie), Bryce Leggett (Judge Taylor/Boo Radley), Nathan Leggett (Walter Cunningham/Clerk), Andy Martin (Mrs. SallyMae Dubose), Terry Patrick (Mr. Josiah Gilmer), Blake Stone (Tom Robinson), Dawn-Hunter Strobel ("Scout" Finch), Johanna Tollefson (Mayella Ewell) and Joseph Tollefson (Third Man, Extra).

For more information: Kate Loftus, 541-569-2302.

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