Atascocita Theatre to present “Our Big Wedding”
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Bride and groom request toys for HAAM as gifts Atascocita High School Theatre Arts Department continues its 2009-10 season with “Our Big Wedding” which will run from Nov. 19-21. This exciting interactive event stages the wedding of an enthusiastic couple and the reception which merges their now joined “interesting” families. The audience, as their guests, become a part of the action. The play is being held at the Magnolia Complex in Humble and the performances all three nights are at 7 p.m.. Tickets include the wedding, reception, and the bride’s favorite meal, spaghetti with meatballs. Pre-sale tickets are $15.50 online and $17 in person at AHS, and from company members. Ticket sales will end 36 hours before the performances. For online tickets, go to the AHS theatre Web site: www.theatreAHS.com. This promises to be a fun and exciting evening for everyone, especially the audience member guests. In lieu of “wedding presents,” guests (the audience members) are encouraged to bring with them an unwrapped gift appropriate for a teen. These items will be donated to HAAM for the holiday season. The student company of more than 40 include: the bride and groom, Allen Hughes and Ale Ramos; family members Meredith Tate, Cody Burroughs, Tyler Swensen, Emily Ogonosky, Alexandria Rodriguez and Connor Konz; the wedding party Christian Hill, Alicia Reece, Emma Hankin, Chris Sosa, Ashton Muniz, Chris Ramsey and Marc Penarubia; entertainers Jacob McCullough, Hannah Adrian, Irene Espina, Bethany Cuenod, Cartier Murray, Aislinn Adolph, Zac Shirley, Chris Wodzisz, Rosendo Rodriguez, Shanika Mendez, Haleigh Campbell; plus many more guests! Additionally, the crew headed by Rebekah Carriere and Shaniqua Garraway includes Ilona Sindhu, Ron Geary, Riley Rogina, Courtney Carlson, Andrea Casteneda, Dani Ramos, Grace Thompkins and Lee Nellans. Atascocita High School has quickly become one of the top theater programs in Texas. AHS is one of only two schools in Division 5A to have competed in the UIL One-Act Play State Championship the past two years. Seventeen students return from last year’s renowned production of “The Miser” and directors Rod Sheffield, Justin Vincent, and Lisa Henderson look forward to creating even more outstanding theatrical works during this 2009-10 school year. The first production this year, “Tales from the Arabian Nights,” played for more than 3,000 elementary and adult audience members. For more information about tickets or the department, visit www.theatreAHS.com.