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Edmond children's play set for Friday and Saturday

“Anne of Green Gables” will be presented by the Edmond Fine Arts Institute at New Hope Church, 700 W Second Ave.
by Diana Baldwin Modified: March 6, 2013 at 10:31 pm •  Published: March 7, 2013
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The Edmond Fine Arts Institute will present the children's play, “Anne of Green Gables,” on Friday and Saturday.

The cast is made up of 23 children in the fifth through 12th grades.

Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Church, 700 W Second St.

Tickets are $6.

Translated into 20 languages, “Anne of Green Gables” is the classic children's novel series about a red-haired orphan girl whose personality was loved by everyone. Adopted by the Cuthbert siblings, Anne is a child of optimism and imagination.

The books were written by Lucy Maud Montgomery and the story takes place primarily on the Green Gables farm.

Peggy Hoshall is director of the play. Hoshall, who joined the institute in 2000, has more than 25 years of experience teaching and directing children's theater and performance experience in the Dallas and Oklahoma City metro areas.

Chelsea Yeager will play Anne Shirley. Dylan Carver is Matthew Cuthbert and Sarah Lemke is Marilla Cuthbert.

For tickets, call 340-4481.

by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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