WADESBORO — The Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro is placing the ultimate touches on its manufacturing of Charlotte’s Net. Written by E. B. White, in 1952.
It tells the story of a friendship between a farmyard pig named Wilbur and a spider named Charlotte. Wilbur is a spring pig, and he’s distressed to be taught that he’s being fattened for slaughter within the fall. Charlotte resolves to avoid wasting Wilbur. By means of the friendship between Charlotte and Wilbur, White explores themes of demise, loyalty, and friendship.
Director Tommy Wooten has assembled a solid of 30 to convey this stunning present to life. Cleve Baxley stars as Wilbur, Paige Mercer as Charlotte, Rebekah Forsyth as Fern, Chipper Lengthy as Templeton, Robert Graves and Karen Johnston as Goose and Gander, Ayla Perkins and Jeremiah Forsyth as Sheep and Lamb. The remainder of the solid embrace Gracilee Bricker, Lela Chaney, Abbey Moree, Drew Forsyth, Regina Forsyth Hawk Forsyth, Glenn Caulder, Ann Crescitelli, Jacob Moree, Cleve Baxley, Ashley Gathings, Donnie Lewis Katrina Hilson, Landon Keziah, Escher Tallman, Eden Tallman, Allie Smith, Malachi Forsyth, Harper Helms, Absolutely Hilson, Stella Howell, Johnsie Powell, Landon Scarborough, Ava Sleeper and Georgia Tolley.
The present runs Might 5-14. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm. Tickets can be found at ansoniatheatre.com
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