Youth Theater Production
The Trial of Goldilocks by Joseph Robinette March 2020
The Trial of Goldilocks
by Joseph Robinette
The LowellArts Players Youth Theater presents The Trial of Goldilocks by Joseph Robinette. In rhyme, mime, and mirth, this exciting comedy examines the familiar fairy tale from three points of view: the traditional, the Bears', then Goldilocks'.
Directed by Teresa Goldner.
Friday, March 20 at 7:00pm
Saturday, March 21 at 2:00pm & 5:00pm
Lowell Performing Arts Center, 11700 Vergennes, Lowell, MI 49331
$7 general admission / $5 LowellArts members.
Tickets available at the door only. Performance is 1-hour long.
In rhyme, mime and mirth, this exciting comedy examines the familiar fairy tale from three points of view: the traditional, the Bears', then Goldilocks'. Guilty or innocent? Was the young girl a selfish, spoiled brat, intruding where she didn't belong? Or was she the victim of three conniving bears (and their animal "band of hoods" in the woods)? Complete with a hard-of-hearing judge, a harried clerk, two comic lawyers and a jury (of any size)—which gets involved in the action as tables, chairs, beds and forest animals--this charming comedy is perfect for performers of all ages. From the opening moment, when three vendors attempt to hawk souvenirs among the audience, to the surprising verdict from the jury—and a "happily-ever-after" conclusion—this play, performed completely in verse, is both unique and enchanting. As one critic wrote: "The work is entertaining on all levels and is highly educational, both in presenting the same story from different points of view and in involving the child performers in a variety of ways."
Vendor 1 Alexis Martin
Vendor 2 Eleanor Pastor
Vendor 3 Jozelyn Stroud
Court Clerk Lilla Hornek
Prosecuting Attorney Wyatt Duimstra
Defense Attorney Calla Swayze
Goldilocks Ellory Duimstra
Mama Bear Ali Bredwell
Papa Bear Logan Eidenier
Baby Bear Holly Fountaine
Judge Victor Preiss
Faith Van Duinen