THE POST OFFICE

a world premiere
by Melissa Leilani Larson
adapted from Rabindranath Tagore
Presented by Gandhi Alliance for Peace,
Granite School District, Plan-B Theatre
& United Nations Association of Utah

August 24-26, 2019
Black Box, Rose Wagner
All tickets $10
A companion to the United Nations Civil Society Conference

THE POST OFFICE is the story of Ash, a child suffering from a mysterious illness. Despite being confined at home by the doctor, she remains hopeful, winning over strangers with her positive attitude and ability to imagine a better life for herself.

Performed by high school students from Cottonwood, Granger, Kearns, Olympus and Taylorsville High Schools in Granite School District. Directed by Adam Wilkins from Cottonwood.

Designed by Maddy Ashton (set), Cheryl Cluff (sound), Pilar Davis (lighting) Maddiey Howell-Watkins (costumes).

Presented as part of Plan-B’s In the Classroom program.


Read more in Catalyst Magazine  |  Deseret News  |  Front Row Reviewers (review)  |  The Salt Lake Tribune  |  The Utah Review  |  The Utah Review (review)  |  Utah Theatre Bloggers Association (review)

THE CAST

Ash – Alexis Bitner (Olympus High School)
Maddox – Elaia Echeverria (Cottonwood High School)
Doc – Kaplan Keener (Cottonwood High School)
Stranger – Sarah D’Anella (Cottonwood High School)
Cheese Seller – Melainey Isaac (Taylorsville High School)
Soldier – Hunter Oliphant (Cottonwood High School)
Sheriff – Andrew Pankey (Cottonwood High School)
Sage – Emily Tippetts (Cottonwood High School)
Badger – Carter Wagstaff (Cottonwood High School)
Herald – Jevahjire France (Cottonwood High School)
Royal Physician – Tyrah Sanchez (Cottonwood High School)

DESIGN ASSISTANTS

Costumes – Caitie Neilson (Kearns High School)
Lighting – Avero Larson (Granger High School)
Set Design & Construction – Zach Scarborough (Cottonwood High School)
Sound – Travis Fullerton (Granger High School)

STAGE MANAGEMENT

Zoe Fossen (Cottonwood High School)
Roey Howell (Weber State University)

DRAMATURGY

Mason Turton (Cottonwood High School)

KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMP

100% of proceeds benefit Adopt-A-Future, a program of the United Nations Association, providing direct support for refugee education at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya.

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