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Heritage Middle School Presents 'Our Town'

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Ryan Healy and Gayle Edelstein review the script of "Our Town" with director  Christopher Russoniello. The play will be presented at Heritage Middle School this weekend.
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Middle school actors will present the American classic — Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” this weekend in the Heritage auditorium. Performances are 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 11 and Saturday, January 12. A matinee will be 2 p.m. Sunday, January 13.
 
This treasured American drama explores the lives of people living in a small, quintessentially American town. Teenagers George and Emily meet, fall in love, marry -- and suffer the slings and arrows of everyday life.
 
Christopher Russoniello directs the cast performing in this Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
 
"Since I first saw the classic television production with Hal Holbrook and Robbie Benson, I have dreamed of directing this time honored classic,” Russoniello said.
 
“It is an ambitious undertaking for a middle school, but our kids are up to it,” Russoniello said. “The kids have been rehearsing long and hard and I know they are going to be spectacular."
 
Cast: Ryan Healy, Gayle Edelstein, Jared Kirsch, AJ Keenan, Jackson Rynar, Jill Friedland, Rebeca Mamontin, Alexander DeFilipo, Charlotte Simon, Rhianna Bhatia, Aaron Tucker, Valerie Taboada, Jason Grant, Nathan Davidovich, Alysia Machlovitz, Max Goott, Joseph Lanigan, Benjamin Asher, Shari Bernbach, Samantha Kahn, Joslyn Joy, Zach Hoffer, Ariel Taboada, Nick Meaney, Kenneth Heugel, Tatiana Batista, Desiree Joseph.
 
Stage Managers: Sara Portela, Meredith Harris, Arielle Fuhrman.
 
The public is invited to the performances. Tickets are $5 at the door.

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