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50th Season Of The Putnam County Playhouse Continues


“Camelot” opens August 11 at the Putnam County Playhouse with Ric McFadden (left) in the role of “Arthur” and Ashlee Vitz as “Guenevere.” (Courtesy Photo) “Camelot” opens August 11 at the Putnam County Playhouse with Ric McFadden (left) in the role of “Arthur” and Ashlee Vitz as “Guenevere.” (Courtesy Photo) The 50th season of the Putnam County Playhouse in Greencastle continues with a production of the Lerner and Loewe musical “Camelot.” It will be presented August 11-13, and again August 17-20. All performances begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 765-653- 5880 beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 8.

The musical is directed by Jack Randall Earles. Musical director is Ric McFadden with Marilyn Burdsall as pit conductor and pianist.

“Camelot” is sponsored in part by First National Bank.

McFadden plays King Arthur, a role he first played at PCPH in 1993. Joining him as Guenevere is Ashlee Vitz, who is making her PCPH debut. Other leading players include Kenneth Lee Buchanan as Lancelot, Dan Stockton as Pelllinore, Brad Sandy as Mordred, and Chris Wurster as Merlin.

Songs from the score include “I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight?,” “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “Lusty Month of May,” and the title tune.

Playing knights and courtiers in the cast are Pete Edberg, Dale Grove, Cameron Callan, TJ Tincher, George Howard, and Alex Asbell. Ladies at court are played by Eleanor Howard, Kayla Myer, Jodi Wingler, Katie Wingler, and Alixandra Green.

Younger roles are taken by Matthew Myer and Luke Myer.

Joining Burdsall in the pit are Alex Cole, Lynne Tweedie, and Marcia Boswell. Production stage manager is Jessica Masner. Emiliy Gill is working on the stage crew. Technical director is Jim Green. Special set design is by Linda Gjesvold.

For more information, visit the website: www.putnamcountyplayhouse.com.

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