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Season 74 Playhouse Family

The mission of the Lincoln Community Playhouse is to positively transform the lives of individuals and profoundly change our community by providing the finest quality theatre experience in both process and production.




Disney's My Son Pinocchio Boys & Girls Club Benefit Performance


Lincoln Community Playhouse continues its outreach programming with a Boys and Girls Club Benefit Performance of DISNEY’S MY SON, PINOCCHIO on Thursday, March 17 at 7:00 pm. For tickets, audience members should bring at least 3 of the items listed below in exchange for each admission. These donations will then be given to the Boys and Girls Club. Donations may be brought to the Playhouse box office from 11-5 on the 17th or to the performance that night.

The items needed are:

Art Supplies:
Washable Markers
Tape (masking or scotch)
Tri Fold Presentation Display Boards (science fair)
Finger Paint
Popsicle Sticks
Bracelet/Necklace making Materials (string, beads, clasps, etc.)
Glue Sticks

Sporting Equipment:
Volleyballs, Footballs, Soccer Balls, Kick Balls
Jump Ropes
Stop Watches

Playing Cards
Re-Chargeable AA Batteries
Scrap Booking Materials

Kitchen Supplies:
wash cloths
dish soap
scrubber pads
measuring cups or spoons

Pencil Sharpeners
Printer Paper

“We are the community theatre,” notes Playhouse Executive Director, Morrie Enders, “and, as such, there are many ways to help the community through our productions. Hosting a benefit performance for the Boys and Girls Club shows even our own volunteers the impact theatre can make in the community.”

DISNEY’S MY SON, PINOCCHIO tells the classic tale of an aging toymaker and his puppet, Pinocchio. Grammy Award-winner and master melodist Stephen Schwartz (WICKED) adds a compelling score of original songs to the beloved classics "When You Wish Upon a Star" and "I’ve Got No Strings." Join the Blue Fairy, Stromboli and a lively cast of characters as Geppetto journeys beyond the Toy Shop to discover what makes the "perfect child."

Paul Eschliman plays Gepppetto with Carsyn Vance as Pinocchio, Marie Thurman as The Blue Fairy and Christopher Anderson as Stromboli. Other cast members include Mark Mesarch, Hayley Morinelli, Jamie Lyons, Shane Dalton, Quinlan Sleddens , Shane Dalton,
Wendy Hirsch, Sophie Holihan, Natalie Mohney-Dinger, Avery Anderson, Maya Jack, Alexis Johnson, Sadie Fisher, Mackenzie Bretz, Tehya Miles, Eli Brown, Nick Fullerton, Cooper Creal,
Aidan Gagner, Samuel Bishop, Burkett Johanns and Nathan Colling.

Robie Hayek is directing with Mollie Baldwin Manner as Music Director, Rachel Danay Knapp as Choreographer, Alyssa Fiala as Costume Designer, Chuck Danskin as Scenic Designer, Katherine Lorenzen as Lighting Designer, Aaron Wong as Assistant Lighting Designer, Sydney Ray as Stage Manager and Nick Turner as Technical Director

The Boys and Girls Club Benefit Performance is supported in part by the May L. Flanagan Foundation and Woods Brothers Realty