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Little Women

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by Louisa May Alcott – directed by Ashlee Latimer
Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present a live stage adaptation of the beloved children’s novel Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott. The play will be performed December 6 through 21: Thursdays and Fridays at 7 PM, Saturdays at 1 PM and 5 PM, and Sundays at 3 PM.

Little Women is one of the most widely read novels of all time and named one of the “Top 100 Books for Children” by the National Education Association.

About Little Women
As another Christmas arrives with Mr. March still off at the war front, Mrs. March’s daughters are growing up to be strikingly different from each other. Jo is willful, impulsive, and tempermental, whereas Beth is humble and selfless. Meg does not see a future outside her hometown, whereas Amy dreams of Europe. Jo and Laurence are inseparable in their youth, but which of the “Little Women” will he marry? And if “Laurie” is too conventional for Jo, what kind of man will she ever end up with? Ripe with life lessons about the change from child into young adult, Little Women is a timeless American classic.

The COMPLETE PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE is:

Friday, December 6 at 7 PM; Saturday, December 7 at 1 PM & 5 PM; Sunday, December 8 at 3 PM

Thursday, December 12 at 7 PM; Friday, December 13 at 7 PM; Saturday, December 14 at 1 PM & 5 PM; Sunday, December 15 at 3 PM

Thursday, December 19 at 7 PM; Friday, December 20 at 7 PM; Saturday, December 21 at 1 PM & 5 PM

Ticket Info for Little Women
The play is being performed at KCT’s theatre facility in downtown Knoxville, located less than one mile north of our Tyson Street location. The address is 109 E. Churchwell Avenue.

Reservations are strongly recommended for all KCT performances. To reserve tickets for the production, visit our Ticket page. You can also e-mail the number of adult and child tickets needed, along with your requested performance date and time, to [email protected] at any time. Or you may call us at (865) 208-3677 between the hours of 1 PM and 5 PM. Reservations can be placed on “will-call” and paid for upon arrival.

TICKETS are $12 per person. KCT is continuing our special Adult & Child Combination rate for this production: If an adult and a child enter together, these two may be admitted for $10 each.

From anywhere in Knoxville: Use I-275. Take Exit 1B to Woodland Avenue East. Travel .2 miles east to Central Avenue. Turn left onto Central. The theatre is three blocks up Central at the corner of Central and Churchwell Avenues, directly across from Star Sales.

About the Artists of Little Women
The play is performed by 25 talented young actors, from ages 10 to 17. Since the play takes place over the course of many years, three of the March sisters are played by two actors, enabling the girls to age during the course of the play. Madison Austin plays Young Jo, while Caroline Dyer plays her older counterpart. Jaden Lily Branson plays the Younger Amy, and Callie Dowd plays Older Amy. Young Beth is played by Lauren Cook, and Juliana Pulsinelli plays Older Beth. Likewise, the girls’ friend Laurence is split into two incarnations; Boone Sommers plays the younger version, and Ethan Turbyfill plays the older. Marianne Dodson plays the oldest March sister Meg.

The rest of the cast features Abigayle DeBusk, Naama Friedman, Nichol Friedman, Jake Green, Minnie Harrigan, Anna Keim, Elena Martin, Julianna Pratt, Eva Rodgers, Leigh Shields, Charlotte Stark, Gabby Swenson, Zak Terry, Thomas-Allen Tison, Rachel Van Doren, and Levi Vinsant.

The play is directed by Ashlee Latimer. Roy de la Rosa is the Assistant Director. Wade Austin provides the scenic design, and Rose Bolton will design and build the costumes. The play’s stage manager is Lydia Harrison.

The play is made possible by contributions from Home Federal Bank, Harrigan Construction, Kersey Family Care, Merit Construction, and WBIR-TV, as well as from individuals like you.

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