Turkey Hill School Drama Club presents The Pirate Princess, the club’s thirteenth show. Featuring 67 Grade 1 actorsst-6andthe original show will premiere Friday, June 3, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 4and at 2 p.m.
The Pirate Princess tells the story of a teenage girl, Kelsea, who grows up on a pirate ship and is unable to pursue her dream of becoming a pirate due to an outdated pirate code.
“We couldn’t be more excited to finally be able to put on this show,” says school principal Dr. Denise Arterberry. “In March 2020, we were a week away from dress rehearsals, when the show was stopped due to Covid-19. Twenty-eight students returned from the original cast along with 39 new club members. Our students are so excited to be part of this production – the drama club putting on a performance has been such a sign of normalcy for our students. They are eager to share all the hard work they put into this project.
The Turkey Hill School Drama Club production is written and directed by Deborah Sansone and choreographed by Kelsey Sullivan, 5and class teacher at THS. Music teacher Kyle Ryan composed two original songs for the show and provided vocal and musical direction. The club also received support from the Jaime A. Hulley Arts Foundation.
Opening night is Friday, June 3rd at 7:00 p.m. and a second performance will take place on Saturday, June 4and to 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. They can be purchased at the door or in advance at my.cheddarup.com/c/ths-drama-club-pirate-princess.
Pictured: THS 6and quality cast of The Pirate Princess