SWOSU Theatre Prepares for Princess & the Pea
Classic children’s show The Princess and the Pea will be presented by the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Theatre and the Weatherford Arts Council April 20-22 on the SWOSU campus in Weatherford. The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. each night in the Old Science Building Auditorium. Tickets are $3 for adults, $1.50 for non-SWOSU students and free for individuals with an SWOSU I.D. The comedy is for all ages.
Cast and crew members of the comedy are (front from left): Rachel Giacometti, Weatherford, Costume Designer; Alex Corder, Baytown TX, Princess Olivia/Graphic Designer/Sound Designer; Lauren Helmke, Noshaba, Esmerealda/Princess Stella; Steven Doughty, Yukon, Prince Valiant; Kendra Hines, Hobart, Princess Minerva; and Eddie Gonzales, Woodward, Technical Director/Scene Shop Foreman/Master Electrician. Back from left—Tiffany Tuggle, Hollis, Princess Beaulah/Makeup Designer; Becky Curtis, Hutchinson KS, Properties Designer/Lightboard Operator; Amanda Tyson, Yukon, Hildegarde/Scenic Designer; Julie Barnett, Sentinel, Queen Maude/Costume Crew; Randi Wallace, Hobart, Stage Manager; Sam Jennings, Oklahoma City, King Maximillian/Lighting Designer; Jess Moore, Burns Flat, Donald Dunce; Sarajane Bidwell, Norman, Princess Diana; and Andrew Roewe, Edmond, Soundboard Operator. Not pictured are Shanna Clark, Marlow, Makeup Crew; and Antonio Laster, Enid, Backstage Technician.
Steven Doughty as Prince Valiant tries to determine if Tiffany Tuggle as Princess Beaulah is the princess he desires. Princess Beaulah is so enamored with herself that Prince Valiant does not know for sure if she is right for him.
Stella the Strong (played by Lauren Helmke) shows her strength as one of the contenders to win Prince Valiant.
Sarajane Bidwell as Princess Diana attempts to win Prince Valiant (left) (played by Steven Doughty) with her singing as Prince Valiant's servant, Donald Dunce (played by Jess Moore) covers his ears in the classic children's show.