Peter and the Starcatcher - November 30 - December 08, 2018

Wakefield High

 Who's Who 

Avery Johnson (Boy/Peter) is absolutely thrilled to be a part of his second production with such an amazing cast. In addition to this role, he also played George in the last spring musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. His hobbies include Esports and studying. Avery would like to thank his friends and family for extending their support through everything, in and out of the theatre.

 

Xitlalli Dawson (Molly Aster) is a junior who can’t wait to take part in a story about one of her favorite childhood tales. She has experience in not only acting, but also dancing, singing, and television on Univision and Telemundo. She performs with Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir, trained with the Kirov Academy of Ballet, and was also chosen for ABT’s Nutcracker. This is her second year as a part of the Wakefield Players and was Kitty in The Drowsy Chaperone last year. She hopes you enjoy the show and would like to thank and let her family and friends know she loves them and appreciates their support.

 

Oliver Gaither (Black Stache) is eager to present you his character in his seventh show at Wakefield High School. Previously he was in Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge, In the Garden of Live Flowers, In the Heights, Sing Down the Moon, and To Have and To Hold. He was most recently Mr. Feldzieg in The Drowsy Chaperone. He hopes you enjoy the show.

 

Simeon Enchev (Prentiss) is to be on stage in his second show here at Wakefield Highschool. He became interested in theatre when he moved to the United States in 2016, and would like to pursue it further after graduating. Past roles include ensemble in The Drowsy Chaperone, and King of Hearts in Dorothy and Wonderland. Some of his other interests include fashion and graphic design. He is extremely thankful to work alongside an amazing cast and awesome directors.

 

Jessica Fields (Ted) is a Sophomore thrilled to be in her second show here at Wakefield after performing in The Drowsy Chaperone (Ensemble). Other performances include Sing Down the Moon (Giant’s Wife), Aesop's Oh So Slightly Updated Fables (Miss Mouse), 10 Ways To Survive The Zombie Apocalypse (Narrator 2), 30 Reasons Not To Be In A Play, Legally Blonde Jr. and Hairspray Jr. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her dog Kimmy and playing games. She would like to thank her family and friends for the support they have given her. Enjoy the show!

 

Danah Alkhafaji (Mrs. Bumbrake) is excited to be part of such a special production! Past shows include Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge, The Addams Family, In The Garden of Live Flowers as well as Signature Theatre's 12 Million Footsteps. She will be returning to Signature this spring. She feels so proud of her fellow cast members and hopes you enjoy her last show at Wakefield!

 

Austin Ledbetter (Alf) is excited to welcome you to Peter and the Starcatcher. This is his 5th show with Wakefield. He likes to write music and poems as well as spend time with his little sister and eat at Taco Bell. He would like to thank all of his friends and family. Hope you enjoy. 

 

Gidget Shirley (Smee) is a Senior who’s past productions include Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge (Boy/Marthum), The Addams Family (Grandma Addams), In the Garden of Live Flowers (Queen Of Hearts), In The Heights (Ensemble), The Sting (Eerie), and The Drowsy Chaperone (Gangster 2). They would like to thank everyone involved in Peter and The Starcatcher, as well as her family for supporting her. They’re the real MVPs.

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