Pine River-Backus Community Education announces 'The Princess and the Pea' cast and crew

Show will be staged May 13-15, 2022

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PINE RIVER — Pine River-Backus Community Education announces the cast and crew for the upcoming theater production.

"The Princess and the Pea," by Michele L. Vaca, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15, on the Pine River-Backus High School old gym stage.

Tickets will be available at the door 45 minutes before showtime for $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

This play is produced in partnership with On Stage! Productions, Chicago, Illinois, and with funding from the Minnesota Legacy Funds distributed through the Five Wings Arts Council.

The cast includes:


  • King Maximillian: Isaak Anderson
  • Prince Valiant: Miles DeSanto
  • Queen Maude/Barbiette: Eleanor Peterson
  • Donald Dunce: Mike Lupella
  • Princess Olivia: Miqaella Williams
  • Lady Hildegarde: Sarah Good
  • Mildred/Rosebud: Katie Shetka
  • Ethelred/Bluebell: Tanya Villano
  • Alfred: Nathan Shetka
  • Esmerelda/Glow: Gianna Sechser
  • Samantha/Princess Diana: Adelheid Gregory
  • Princess Minerva: Sheridan Wilson
  • Princess Beaulah/Lady Lulu: Olivia Anderson
  • Princess Stella/Lady Lilli: Keylah Kendrick
  • Princess Purity/Jester: Maren Lindquist
  • Princess Barbiette/Lady Lizzie: Kenzlee Sawyer
  • Princess Zebrina/Moppe: Sophie Lupella
  • Princess Allergica/Barbiette: LeeAnn Wynn
  • Sir Stonewall/Zingon: Zack McAllister
  • Sir Swagger/Zingon: Skylar Rugroden
  • Sir Squint/Zingon: Evan Richter

The crew includes:

Director: Jen Anderson

  • Stage manager: Sheridan Wilson
  • Costumes: Jen Anderson
  • Set design: Isaak Anderson
  • Stage crew/tech assistants: Kalie Trout, Ava Deplazes and Kelsey Bergem
  • Spotlight: Ronnie Villa
  • Technical directors: Brent Passarella and Mike Shetka
  • Production manager: Troy Gregory
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