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October 15, 2013

Christmas in the Land of Oz cast announced

Rush County Players

Director, Whitley Fisher is pleased to announce her cast for Rush County Player’s upcoming kids show, “Christmas in the Land of Oz.” Many of Rush county’s favorite characters are back and there are even a few new ones. In this show, the Wicked Witch of the Northwest has stolen Christmas, and Dorothy and her friends find a way to return to Munchkinland. In the process, the Tin Man recovers his sense of humor, the lonely Lion finds a lady companion, the Scarecrow recovers Christmas in Oz and Dorothy finds the spirit of Christmas to take back to Kansas for Aunt Em and Uncle Henry.

Zoey Griffin takes on her first RCP role as Dorothy with Paisley Chandler playing her sidekick, Toto. Auntie Em is played by Holly Sams with Nick Amos portraying Uncle Henry. The Scarecrow is played by Nick Comer, Tin Man is Taylor Aldworth and the Cowardly Lion is played by Andrew Christmas. The Good Witch, Glenda is played by Laura Smith with her counterpart the Wicked Witch of the Northwest being played by Kait Jett. Glenda has a sister, the Good Witch of the South named Wanda June and is portrayed by Gabby Doyle. Wanda June (who’s desire is to be a country singing sensation) has roadies as well. Her lead roadies are played by Carly Buckley as May Belle, Shaleigh Tague as Billie Jean, and Brad Christmas will be playing Jim Bob. Shelbie Hornaday is playing the Lady Lion. Lead Munchkins are being handled by Tyler Amos as the Mayor of Munchkinland with Christopher Lee playing the Toymaker. Feather is played by Lily Krodel, Moonbeam by Paige Paugh and Blossom is Kendra Buckley. The Wicked Witch of the Northwest head flying monkeys are LT Chimp by Josie Doyle, CPT Simian by Delaney Dawson and SGT Ape is Drew Armstrong.

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