LifeTales George Washington Carver

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LIFEHOUSE THEATER PRESENTS THE EDUCATIONAL MUSICAL “GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER” FOR SCHOOLS

LifeHouse Theater is pleased to announce the Spring LifeTales educational production of  “George Washington Carver.”  The production provides a memorable field trip opportunity for teachers desiring a local experience for their students that showcase historic events through theater arts. The remarkable true story of George Washington Carver, a humble man born in slavery, will be presented the weekday mornings of April 22-25, 2014 at 9:15am and 11:00am.  Carver transformed the agricultural industry and the lives of all Americans through his research of the peanut and sweet potato.  This inspiring musical pays tribute to an amazing American hero! All seats are priced at $7.00 and can be purchased online at www.boxoffice.lifehousetheater.com at your convenience.  Tickets can also be reserved over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling 335-3037.  Checks can also be mailed to LifeHouse, provided reservations are made far enough in advance.  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Fridays from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one hour prior to performance times on the weekends.  Teachers are encouraged to reserve tickets early, as seats are limited.  All performances will be presented at the LifeHouse Theater. A comprehensive free curriculum guide is available to teachers who reserve seats for their classes of any size.  Performances are also open to the general public as space permits. The theater is located at 1135 N. Church St. in Redlands, next to the Redlands Christian School.  Free parking is available in back of the theater.  More information can be found by visiting the website at www.lifehousetheater.com. LifeHouse Theater continues its 20th anniversary season with “Ben-Hur” (Currently performing through April 27), “Heidi” (May 10 - June 1, 2014), “Treasure Island” (June 14 - July 13, 2014), “Seussical” (July 26 - Aug. 31, 2014), “Samson” (Sept. 13 - Oct. 12, 2014) and “Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles” (Oct. 25 - Nov. 16, 2014).
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LIFEHOUSE THEATER PRESENTS THE EPIC MUSICAL “BEN-HUR”

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LIFEHOUSE THEATER PRESENTS THE EPIC MUSICAL “BEN-HUR”

An amazing tale of friendship, betrayal, bitter rivalry, sea battles and deadly chariot races comes to life on stage as LifeHouse Theater proudly presents the return of its award-winning musical, “Ben-Hur.” Performances begin on Friday, March 28 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through April 27.  Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 and 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:15 PM.  In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special Thursday performance on April 24 at 7:30 PM.  The performance on Saturday, April 12 will also feature an interpreted presentation for the deaf. Tickets are available online at www.boxoffice.lifehousetheater.com.  Advance ticket prices are $14 or $18 for adults and $7 or $9 for children ages 3-11 (no children under 3 are admitted) and may be purchased over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling (909) 335-3037 (a $3 convenience fee is added to all phone orders).  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Fridays from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one hour prior to performance times on the weekends.  Tickets are $1 more the day of the performance.  Group rates are available for groups of ten or more.  Guests are encouraged to reserve seats early as performances do sell out. “Ben-Hur” was first performed in 1992 at the Arrowhead Bowl in San Bernardino to popular and critical acclaim, winning awards for directing, writing and acting. “As one of the first original productions ever presented by LifeHouse Theater, it marks a special event to have ‘Ben-Hur’ as part of our anniversary 20th season,” observes LifeHouse founder and president, Wayne Scott.  “We’ve added some surprises and a new musical number.  The theatrical staging of the sea battle, chariot race, and crucifixion all combine for an unforgettable and inspirational experience.” “Only a handful of shows make the emotional impact on our guests as ‘Ben-Hur’ does,” adds LifeHouse General Manager Jeff DeWitt.  “It’s very exciting to see a whole new generation discover this powerful musical.” “Ben-Hur” boasts a large cast of talented Inland Empire performers.  Shane Prince portrays Judah Ben-Hur with the character’s best friend and nemesis Messala played by Jordan Crother.  The musical also features Brad Roseborough as Balthasar, Celina Prince as Esther, Jonathan Bushey as Simonides, Raul Caraveo as Drusus, Emily Peterson as Tirzah and Saul Silva as Sheik Ilderim. Scott directs the production with assistant director Nathan Prince.  Mary Lynn Mollner and Jeremy Yeo serve as Vocal Directors.  Choreography is by Emilie Helvey with costume design by Machir Lakofka.  Set Design is by Tim Mahoney. LifeHouse Theater continues its 20th anniversary season with “Heidi” (May 10 - June 1, 2014), “Treasure Island” (June 14 - July 13, 2014), “Seussical” (July 26 - Aug. 31, 2014), “Samson” (Sept. 13 - Oct. 12, 2014) and “Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles” (Oct. 25 - Nov. 16, 2014). The theater is located at 1135 N. Church St. in Redlands, next to the Redlands Christian School.  Free parking is available in back of the theater.  More information is available by visiting the theater website at www.lifehousetheater.com.  For more information, please call (909) 335-3037.
Judah Ben-Hur (Shane Prince) and Esther (Celina Prince) witness the crucifixion of Jesus (Jeremy Prince) in LifeHouse Theater’s production of, “Ben-Hur” (Mar. 12 - Apr. 27, 2014).

Judah Ben-Hur (Shane Prince) and Esther (Celina Prince) witness the crucifixion of Jesus (Jeremy Prince) in LifeHouse Theater’s production of, “Ben-Hur” (Mar. 12 - Apr. 27, 2014).

 
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THE WRIGHT BROTHERS AT KITTY HAWK
Follow the trials and triumphs of Orville and Wilbur Wright in their courageous race to be the first to fly.  Their amazing odyssey at the dawning of the twentieth century is a heartwarming portrait of American heroes. This powerful musical biography features toe-tapping period songs and amazing insights into the lives of brothers who fearlessly pursued their dreams of flight against all odds. Suspense and laughter combine to relate one of the most exciting true stories of all time. Please note special times:  All performances will be held during weekday mornings; Tuesday, September 18, 2012 through Friday, September 21, 2012.   Performance times are 9:15 AM and 11 AM and will run approximately one hour in length, with no intermission. General admission is $7 and can be purchased over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling (909) 335-3037, ext. 21 (a $3 fee per order - not per ticket - is added to all phone orders).  Checks can also be mailed to LifeHouse, provided reservations are made far enough in advance.  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Fridays from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one hour prior to and during show times on the weekends.  Large groups are encouraged to reserve seats early as many performances sell out. For more information, please visit our website at www.lifehousetheater.com.  Please view our new and improved website startingMay 22, 2012, at the same web address. The theater is located at 1135 N. Church St. in Redlands, next to the Redlands Christian School.  Free parking is available in back of the theater.
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News of Note May 20, 2012
LifeHouse News of Note Our 18th season wraps up with the LifeHouse debut of the world's most beloved musical, "The Sound of Music" and a new drama, "Job - A Modern Man."  An exciting 19th season has just been announced featuring two world premiere musicals ("The Three Musketeers" and "Daniel"), a beloved Christmas classic ("Miracle on 34th Street") the return of four popular musicals ("Peter Pan," "The Rise of King David," "Snow White" and "Anne of Green Gables") and the LifeHouse premiere of the hit musical "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers."   Season passes are available today at a special discounted rate to ensure that you share in all the memorable moments ahead. LifeHouse Theater has launched two new websites. Shop.lifehousetheater.com allows guests to purchase audio dramas by CD or mp3 download and gift certificates directly from LifeHouse Theater.  Theaterscript.com offers LifeHouse scripts for organizations to produce award-winning LifeHouse productions in their local communities. LifeTales educational musical biographies for students will be presenting  "The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk" in September, 2012 and "George Washington Carver" in February, 2013. LifeTales productions have been performed for thousands of students and offer a fun, educational field trip opportunity for schools.
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Job – A Modern Man

LIFEHOUSE THEATER PRESENTS AN INSPIRATIONAL NEW DRAMA

“JOB: A MODERN MAN” 

What if the biblical Job lived today?  What if he lived in our modern world as a successful executive with a loving family, loyal friends and the best that life has to offer?  And, as in the scriptural story, what if he lost it all in a flash?  This gripping parallel story of Job is set in contemporary times and through dramatic staging and video, explores the age old question:  “Where is God in the midst of trouble and tragedy?” Performances begin Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through September 30, 2012.  Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 PM (except Opening Night) and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:15 PM.  In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special Thursday performance on September 27, 2012 at 7:30 PM.  The performance on Saturday, September 15th at 7:30 PM will feature an interpreted presentation for the deaf. Advance ticket prices are $14 or $18 for adults and $7 or $9 for children ages 3-11 (no children under 3 are admitted) and can be purchased over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling (909) 335-3037, ext. 21.  Checks can also be mailed to LifeHouse, provided reservations are made far enough in advance.  Please note that a $3 fee will be charged to all phone reservations (one fee per order, not per ticket).  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Fridays from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one hour prior to and during show times on the weekends.  Tickets are $1 more the day of the performance.  Group rates are available for groups of ten or more.  Guests are encouraged to reserve seats early as many performances sell out. The theater is located at 1135 N. Church St. in Redlands, next to the Redlands Christian School.  Free parking is available in back of the theater.  For more information, please visit our website at  www.lifehousetheater.com.
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The Sound of Music

LIFEHOUSE THEATER PRESENTS THE WORLD’S MOST BELOVED MUSICAL

“THE SOUND OF MUSIC”

When a postulant proves too high-spirited for her convent life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, captures the heart of the stern Captain.  Can their newfound union allow them to escape the influence of the Nazis?  The music of Rodgers and Hammerstein enriches this endearing classic. Performances begin Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through August 19, 2012.  Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 PM (except Opening Night) and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:15 PM.  In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special Thursday performance on August 16, 2012 at 7:30 PM.  The performance on Saturday, July 28th at 7:30 PM will feature an interpreted presentation for the deaf. Advance ticket prices are $14 or $18 for adults and $7 or $9 for children ages 3-11 (no children under 3 are admitted) and can be purchased over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling (909) 335-3037, ext. 21.  Checks can also be mailed to LifeHouse, provided reservations are made far enough in advance.  Please note that a $3 fee will be charged to all phone reservations (one fee per order, not per ticket).  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Fridays from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one hour prior to and during show times on the weekends.  Tickets are $1 more the day of the performance.  Group rates are available for groups of ten or more.  Guests are encouraged to reserve seats early as many performances sell out. Following “The Sound of Music,” LifeHouse Theater will offer an inspirational new drama, “Job: A Modern Man.”  Opening night is Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through September 30, 2012.  Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 (except Opening Night) and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:15 PM. The theater is located at 1135 N. Church St. in Redlands, next to the Redlands Christian School.  Free parking is available in back of the theater.  For more information, please visit our website at  www.lifehousetheater.com.
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Joseph!

MUSICAL TALE OF “JOSEPH” RETURNS TO LIFEHOUSE THEATER

LifeHouse Theater presents the return of a popular family musical, “Joseph.”   The age-old tale of Joseph unfolds to reveal a faith and love that overcomes murder, betrayal and slavery.  Dynamic drama and adventure blends together in this award-winning musical based on the beloved story from the Torah. Performances begin Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through April 1, 2012.  Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 PM (except Opening Night) and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:15 PM.  In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special weekday performance at 7:30pm on Thursday, March 29, 2012.  The performance on Saturday, March 10, at 7:30 PM will also feature an interpreted presentation for the deaf. Advance ticket prices are $14 or $18 for adults and $7 or $9 for children ages 3-11 (no children under 3 are admitted) and may be purchased over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling (909) 335-3037, ext. 21.  Checks may also be mailed to LifeHouse, provided reservations are made far enough in advance.  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Fridays from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one hour prior to performance times on the weekends.  Tickets are $1 more the day of the performance.  Group rates are available for groups of ten or more.  Guests are encouraged to reserve seats early as most performances usually sell out. Set in ancient Egypt, the story follows Joseph as he falls prey to the wicked whims of his scheming brothers.  Condemned to struggle as a slave in Egypt, he must now rely on his faith in God to overcome treachery and imprisonment in his quest to do what is right. “This powerful musical rendition of a life lived against all odds is one of the most amazing and touching true stories of all time,” comments LifeHouse President Wayne R. Scott, who also wrote the production.  “The incredible life of Joseph and his example of overcoming adversity is as relevant today as ever.” Directed by Mary Lynn Mollner, “Joseph” is presented by a cast of storytellers from all over the Inland Empire.  The musical stars Jonathan Blair in the title role, Danny Blair as Jacob, Jeremy Yeo as Potiphar, Heather Siembieda as Potiphar’s wife Ningal, and Saul Silva as Pharaoh.  Joseph’s brothers are played by Shane Prince, Mark Perrenoud, Jeremy Prince, Rich Durant, Lyle Kimble, Jacob Gomez, Israel Cabreros, Jay Pattersen, Nicholas Ferguson, Ben Baker and Jacob Michel. The production staff includes assistant director Nathan Prince, choreographer Emilie Helvey, music director Debby Race, costume designer Samantha Free and set designer Tim Mahoney.  Sound and lighting design is by Daniel Milligan, Kyle Montgomery and Matt Fuller. LifeHouse Theater continues its 18th season with the new musical “Sense and Sensibility” (Apr. 14 - May 13, 2012), “The Wizard of Oz” (May 26 - July 1, 2012), “The Sound of Music” featuring music and lyrics by Rodgers and Hammerstein (July 14 - Aug. 19, 2012) and “Job - A Modern Man” (Sept. 1 - Sept. 30, 2012). Money-saving season passes are now on sale at the LifeHouse Box Office. The theater is located at 1135 N. Church St. in Redlands, next to the Redlands Christian School.  Free parking is available in back of the theater.  More information is available by visiting the theater website at www.lifehousetheater.com. For more information, please call (909) 335-3037 ext. 21 Captions are as follows no necessarily in order: 1. Jonathan Blair plays the title role in the award-winning musical “Joseph” at LifeHouse Theater (February 25 – April 1, 2012). 2. Jacob (Danny Blair) presents his son, Joseph (Jonathan Blair), with the coat of many colors in the award-winning musical “Joseph” at LifeHouse Theater (February 25 – April 1, 2012). 3.  Joseph (Jonathan Blair)  falls prey to the evil schemes of his brothers (Jeremy Prince, Shane Prince, and Mark Perrenoud) in the award-winning musical “Joseph” at LifeHouse Theater (February 25 – April 1, 2012). 4. Joseph (Jonathan Blair –center) is threatened with death by his jealous brothers (Jeremy Prince, Mark Perrenoud and Shane Prince) in the award-winning musical “Joseph” at LifeHouse Theater (February 25 – April 1, 2012). 5. Joseph (Jonathan Blair) cries for help, a victim of his brothers’ (Jeremy Prince, Shane Prince and Mark Perrenoud) murderous scheme in the award-winning musical “Joseph” at LifeHouse Theater (February 25 – April 1, 2012). 6. Jacob (Danny Blair) mourns the loss of Joseph unaware of his other sons’ deeds, he is met by the remorseful Reuben (Shane Prince) and the devious Levi (Jeremy Prince) and Simeon (Mark Perrenoud) in the award-winning musical “Joseph” at LifeHouse Theater (February 25 – April 1, 2012).

Joseph!” Cast by City

Banning Jacob Michel,  Levi Michel, Mandy Michel,  Zachary Michel Crestline Celina Pedersen,  Shane Prince Grand Terrace Saul Silva,  William Silva Highland Nicholas Ferguson,  Brooke Spencer Vigil Loma Linda Israel Cabreros,  Heather Siembieda Moreno Valley Lyle Kimble Redlands Andrew Baits,  Ben Baker,  Bethanne Boone,  Jacob Gomez,  Isaac Handy,  Burrell Handy,  Emilie Helvey, Joshua Isom,  Autumn Manson, Brooke Manson,  Ivy Manson,  Melissa Mollner,  Mark Perrenoud,  Jeremy Yeo Riverside Jonathan Blair,  Danny Blair,  Rich Durant,  Natasha Reese Running Springs Jessica Harp San Bernardino Meigan Karraker,  Chris Karraker,  Joe Mabry,  Jay Patterson,  Jeremy Prince,  Margaret Prince, Nicole Marie Prince,  Sarah Williams,  Doug Yow
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The Wizard of Oz

LIFEHOUSE THEATER PRESENTS THE RETURN OF THE HIT MUSICAL

“THE WIZARD OF OZ”

The fun and enchantment of Dorothy’s adventure down the yellow brick road comes to life on stage as LifeHouse Theater presents the return of its popular musical, “The Wizard Of Oz.”  Based on the novel by L. Frank Baum, this original adaptation invites audiences to journey to the kingdom of Dorothy’s imagination and meet the well-known characters of Oz. Performances begin Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through July 1, 2012. Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 PM (except Opening Night) and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:15 PM.  In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special weekday performance at 7:30pm on Thursday, June 28, 2012.  The performance on Saturday, June 9, at 7:30 PM will also feature an interpreted presentation for the deaf. Advance ticket prices are $14 or $18 for adults and $7 or $9 for children ages 3-11 (no children under 3 are admitted) and may be purchased over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling (909) 335-3037, ext. 21 (a $3 fee per order - not per ticket - is added to all phone orders).  Checks may also be mailed to LifeHouse, provided reservations are made far enough in advance.  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Fridays from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one hour prior to performance times on the weekends.  Tickets are $1 more the day of the performance.  Group rates are available for groups of ten or more.  Guests are encouraged to reserve seats early as most performances usually sell out. “It’s a joy to bring this beloved favorite back to the LifeHouse stage,” comments LifeHouse President and production writer Wayne R. Scott.  “This production was named by critics as ‘One Of LifeHouse’s Best’ after we performed it at the Redlands Bowl in 2000 to more than 20,000 people.” “The Wizard Of Oz” features a cast of more than thirty performers from all over the Inland Empire.  William Fernandez, Sr. portrays the title role.  Also featured are Kelly Cole Smith as Dorothy, Thomas Fisk as the Scarecrow, Jonathan Bushey as the Tin Man, Jeffrey A. DeWitt as the Cowardly Lion, Jana Smith as the Wicked Witch of the West, Ryann Jae Clover as Glinda, Erin Keeney as Toto, Dave Ramsey as Uncle Henry and Sauni Rinehart as Aunt Em.  Madison Sechrist, Victor E. Torres and Jeremy Yeo also have featured roles. Director Katrina Cavarno leads an award-winning production staff.  The choreographers are Nicole Prince and Adah Fisher.  Cristy Conrad serves as Costumer.  The set design is by Tim Mahoney and Mark Perrenoud while lighting and sound are designed by Daniel Milligan and Kyle Montgomery. LifeHouse Theater continues its 18th season with the LifeHouse debut of one of the world’s most beloved musicals, “The Sound of Music” featuring music and lyrics by Rodgers and Hammerstein (July 14 - Aug. 19, 2012) and concludes the season with the new drama, “Job - A Modern Man” (Sept. 1 - Sept. 30, 2012). The theater is located at 1135 N. Church St. in Redlands, next to the Redlands Christian School.  Free parking is available in back of the theater.  More information is available by visiting the theater website at www.lifehousetheater.com.  For more information, please call (909) 335-3037 ext. 21 Photo captions not necessarily in order: 1. Dorothy (Kelly Cole Smith) meets the irrepressible Scarecrow (Thomas Fisk) in LifeHouse Theater’s award-winning original musical, “The Wizard of Oz” (May 26 - July 1, 2012). 2. Dorothy (Kelly Cole Smith) and the lovable Scarecrow (Thomas Fisk) travel down the yellow brick road unaware of the dangers from the Wicked Witch of the West (Jana Smith) in LifeHouse Theater’s award-winning original musical, “The Wizard of Oz” (May 26 - July 1, 2012). 3. The Wicked Witch of the West (Jana Smith) threatens the Scarecrow (Thomas Fisk) and Dorothy (Kelly Cole Smith) in LifeHouse Theater’s award-winning original musical, “The Wizard of Oz” (May 26 - July 1, 2012). 4. The Cowardly Lion (Jeffrey A. DeWitt) realizes the courage he’s always had thanks to the Wizard (William Fernandez, Sr.) in LifeHouse Theater’s award-winning original musical, “The Wizard of Oz” (May 26 - July 1, 2012). 5. Kelly Cole Smith plays the Kansas native Dorothy Gale in LifeHouse Theater’s award-winning original musical, “The Wizard of Oz” (May 26 - July 1, 2012).

The Wizard of Oz” Cast by City

Banning Erin Keeney,  Joshua Keeney,  Jacob Michel,  Mandy Michel Beaumont Anthony Sacco Cherry Valley Thomas Fisk Chino Hills Sauni Rinehart Crestline William Fernandez Sr.,  Neal Williams Highland Brooke Vigil Loma Linda Cassandra Rodgers Mentone Julie Carlson  Norco Kelly Cole Smith Redlands Ben Baker,  Jasmine Bishop,  Jonathan Bushey,  Timmy Cavarno,   Jeffrey A. DeWitt, Diana Handy,  Isaac Handy,  Mike Morrison,  Dave Ramsey,  Jana Smith,  Jeremy Yeo Rialto Elizabeth Rivera Riverside Ryann Clover Running Springs Jessica Harp Yucaipa Alyssa Monsma,  Madison Sechrist
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Sense and Sensibility

LIFEHOUSE THEATER PREMIERES NEW MUSICAL ROMANCE

“SENSE & SENSIBILITY”

Jane Austen’s classic is delightfully retold as LifeHouse Theater presents a new musical version of the romance, “Sense & Sensibility.” The death of Mr. Dashwood leaves his second wife and three daughters in dire financial circumstances.  The lack of fortune affects the marriageability of both practical Elinor and romantic Marianne.  Can love find a way to transcend class, status and reputation or will hardship thwart a happy ending for both the sister who is “all sense” and the one who is “all sensibility?”  Performances begin Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through May 13, 2012.  Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 PM (except Opening Night) and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:15 PM.  In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special weekday performance at 7:30pm on Thursday, May 10, 2012.  The performance on Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 PM will also feature an interpreted presentation for the deaf.  There will be no performances on Saturday, May 5. Advance ticket prices are $14 or $18 for adults and $7 or $9 for children ages 3-11 (no children under 3 are admitted) and may be purchased over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling (909) 335-3037, ext. 21.  Checks may also be mailed to LifeHouse, provided reservations are made far enough in advance.  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Fridays from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one hour prior to performance times on the weekends.  Tickets are $1 more the day of the performance.  Group rates are available for groups of ten or more.  Guests are encouraged to reserve seats early as most performances usually sell out. “Whether our guests are new to this beloved Austen classic or familiar with it through the popular film versions, we believe everyone will be thoroughly entertained by this engaging new musical.” comments LifeHouse founder and president Wayne Scott.  “Witty dialogue combines with inspiring romance to make this new musical a memorable theatrical experience.” Directed by Jane Cason, “Sense & Sensibility” is presented by a cast of storytellers from all over the Inland Empire.  The musical stars Stephanie Jones as Elinor Dashwood, Kari C. Kennedy as Marianne Dashwood, Krista Blair as Margaret Dashwood, Jennifer Keeney as Mrs. Dashwood, William Fernandez Jr. as Edward Ferrars, Jeremy Kruizenga as Colonel Brandon and Matthew Winter as Willoughby.  Also featured are Jonathan Bushey as John Dashwood, Skye Scheer as Fanny Dashwood, Brian P. Black as Sir John Middleton, Denise DeMarco as Mrs. Jennings, Jillianne Wagner as Lucy Steele, Lindsey Kimble as Anne Steele, Ben Baker as Robert Ferrars, Erik Corona as Mr. Parry and Brooke Manson as the Maid. The production staff includes choreographer Brooke Manson, music director Julie Stephenson, costume designers Cristy Conrad and Debbie Rao and set designer Tim Mahoney.  Sound and lighting design is by Daniel Milligan, Kyle Montgomery and Matt Fuller. LifeHouse Theater continues its 18th season with the return of the popular original musical “The Wizard of Oz” (May 26 - July 1, 2012), “The Sound of Music” featuring music and lyrics by Rodgers and Hammerstein (July 14 - Aug. 19, 2012) and “Job - A Modern Man” (Sept. 1 - Sept. 30, 2012). Money-saving season passes are now on sale at the LifeHouse Box Office. The theater is located at 1135 N. Church St. in Redlands, next to the Redlands Christian School.  Free parking is available in back of the theater.  More information is available by visiting the theater website at www.lifehousetheater.com.  For more information, please call (909) 335-3037 ext. 21 Photo captions not necessarily in order: 1. Elinor Dashwood (Stephanie Jones) hides her pain as two suitors (Matthew Winter and Jeremy Kruizenga) vie for the hand of her younger sister Marianne (Kari C. Kennedy) in LifeHouse Theater’s new musical romance “Sense & Sensibility” (April 14 - May 13, 2012). 2. Elinor (Stephanie Jones) and Marianne Dashwood (Kari C. Kennedy) share a secret conversation as Edward Ferrars (William Fernandez, Jr.) longs to draw near in LifeHouse Theater’s new musical romance “Sense & Sensibility” (April 14 - May 13, 2012). 3.  Stephanie Jones and Kari C. Kennedy star as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood in LifeHouse Theater’s new musical romance “Sense & Sensibility” (April 14 - May 13, 2012). 4. Edward Ferrars (William Fernandez, Jr.) shares his heart with Elinor Dashwood (Stephanie Jones) in LifeHouse Theater’s new musical romance “Sense & Sensibility” (April 14 - May 13, 2012). 5. Two suitors (Jeremy Kruizenga and Matthew Winter) attempt to get past protective sister Elinor (Stephanie Jones) to woe the heart of Marianne Dashwood (Kari C. Kennedy) in LifeHouse Theater’s new musical romance “Sense & Sensibility” (April 14 - May 13, 2012). Sense & Sensibility” Cast by City Banning Jennifer Keeney Beaumont William Fernandez, Jr. Loma Linda Jillianne Wagner Mentone Brian Black Moreno Valley Erik Corona,  Lindsey Kimble Rancho Cucamonga Kari C. Kennedy Redlands Ben Baker,  Jonathan Bushey,  Jeremy Kruizenga,  Brooke Manson, Skye Scheer,  Matthew Fields Winter Riverside Krista Blair,  Stephanie Jones
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A Little Princess

LIFEHOUSE THEATER PRESENTS THE NEW MUSICAL “A LITTLE PRINCESS”

LifeHouse Theater presents the premiere of a new family musical, “A Little Princess.”   When young Sara Crewe attends a boarding school in America, she soon clashes with the heartless headmistress.  After receiving dreadful news about her father, Sara discovers the inspiring lesson that no one is ever truly alone.  This bestselling classic by Francis Hodgson Burnett has inspired many movie versions, including the popular film starring Shirley Temple. Performances begin Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through February 12, 2012.  Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 PM (except Opening Night) and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:15 PM.  In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special weekday performance at 7:30pm on Thursday, February 9, 2012.  The performance on Saturday, January 28, at 7:30 PM will also feature an interpreted presentation for the deaf. Advance ticket prices are $14 or $18 for adults and $7 or $9 for children ages 3-11 (no children under 3 are admitted) and can be purchased over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling (909) 335-3037, ext. 21.  Checks can also be mailed to LifeHouse, provided reservations are made far enough in advance.  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open Fridays from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one hour prior to performance times on the weekends.  Tickets are $1 more the day of the performance.  Group rates are available for groups of ten or more.  Guests are encouraged to reserve seats early as most performances usually sell out. “This powerful and poignant new family musical is an inspiring stage experience,” comments LifeHouse President Wayne R. Scott.  “Music, dance, humor and hope all combine in an uplifting story perfect for welcoming in the New Year.” Directed by Amy Muthersbaugh, “A Little Princess” is presented by a cast of storytellers from all over the Inland Empire.  The musical stars Shona Kennedy as Sara Crewe, Juliet Hickey as Becky and Karen Kennedy as Miss Minchin.  Also featured are Danny Blair as Monsieur Dufarge, Nathan Smith as Captain Crewe, Jeremy Yeo as Uncle Thomas, Krista Blair as Lavinia, Claire Garner as Ermengarde, Chloe Wazdatskey as Lottie, Kensey Petschow as Jessie and Justyn Cardis as Ram Dass. The production staff includes assistant director Jonathan Bushey, choreographer Jennifer DeWitt, costume designer Cristy Conrad and set designer Tim Mahoney.  Sound and lighting design is by Daniel Milligan, Kyle Montgomery and Matt Fuller. LifeHouse Theater continues its 18th season through 2012 with Joseph!” (Feb. 25 - Apr. 1, 2012), “Sense and Sensibility” (Apr. 14 - May 13, 2012), “The Wizard of Oz” (May 26 - July 1, 2012), “The Sound of Music” featuring music and lyrics by Rodgers and Hammerstein (July 14 - Aug. 19, 2012) and “Job - A Modern Man” (Sept. 1 - Sept. 30, 2012). Money-saving season passes are now on sale at the LifeHouse Box Office. The theater is located at 1135 N. Church St. in Redlands, next to the Redlands Christian School.  Free parking is available in back of the theater.  More information is available by visiting the theater website at www.lifehousetheater.com. For more information, please call (909) 335-3037 ext. 21 Photo captions, not necessarily in order: 1. Becky (Juliet Hickey) is happy to find a friend in Sara Crewe (Shona Kennedy), unaware of the disapproving Miss Minchin (Karen Kennedy) in LifeHouse Theater’s heartwarming new musical “A Little Princess” (Jan. 14 - Feb. 12, 2012). 2. Miss Minchin (Karen Kennedy) rebukes young Sara Crewe (Shona Kennedy) in LifeHouse Theater’s inspiring new musical “A Little Princess” (Jan. 14 - Feb. 12, 2012). 3. Becky (Juliet Hickey) and Sara Crewe (Shona Kennedy) are discovered by cruel headmistress Miss Minchin (Karen Kennedy) in LifeHouse Theater’s uplifting new musical “A Little Princess” (Jan. 14 - Feb. 12, 2012). 4. Sara Crewe (Shona Kennedy) cares for an exhausted young Becky (Juliet Hickey) in LifeHouse Theater’s heartwarming new musical “A Little Princess” (Jan. 14 - Feb. 12, 2012). 5. A friendship develops between Becky (Juliet Hickey) and cheerful Sara Crewe (Shona Kennedy) despite the efforts of heartless headmistress Miss Minchin (Karen Kennedy) in LifeHouse Theater’s inspiring new musical “A Little Princess” (Jan. 14 - Feb. 12, 2012).

“A Little Princess” Cast by City

Calimesa Andrew Bates Crestline Karen Kennedy,  Shona Kennedy Fontana Lorna Holt Grand Terrace Chloe Wazdatskey Highland Nicholas Ferguson Perris Claire Garner Rancho Cucamonga Noelle Johnson,  Kensey Petschow Redlands Kiersten Harris,  Nathan Smith,  Haven Watts Riverside Krista Blair,  Danny Blair Running Springs Jessica Harp San Bernardino Lillian Ball Twin Peaks Hannah Wernher,  Sarah Wernher  Yucaipa Juliet Hickey,  Laura Johnson,  Alyssa Monsma,  Madison Spitzer
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