“Little Women” based on the book by Louisa May Alcott and dramatized by Kristin Laurence was performed at the Rialto Theater by the Rialto Players Acting Troupe on Feb 1,2,3,8,9,and 10. The final matinee was SOLD OUT. The play was directed by R.C. Wilkins.

The story begins shortly before Christmas as the March sisters and their mother are coping with the absence of Father, who is away with the Civil War effort. They get word that he is gravely ill. Mrs. March must leave to tend to him, and the journey is financed by daughter Beth selling her hair. The four March sisters, Meg, Beth, Jo, and Amy are left alone with their housekeeper Hannah as they cope with live without Mother or Father. They struggle thru sibling squabbles, and nearly losing Beth to a bout of scarlet fever. The play concludes when Mother and Father return home at Christmas the following year.

Cast:

  • Josephine (Jo) March – Valerie Goodland
  • Amy March – Phoenix Brooks
  • Elizabeth (Beth) March – Emma Cripper-Menefee
  • Meg March – Camila (Mila) Perry
  • Mrs. Marmee March – Kathy Splitgerber
  • Aunt March – Christina Kilpatrick
  • Hannah – Anne R. Sheridan
  • Sallie Moffatt – Abigail Perry
  • Aunt Caroll – Nanette Craft

Production Crew:

  • Director – RC Wilkins
  • Assistant Director – Ken Trusty
  • Stage Manager – Alafair “Alf” Sheridan
  • Costumes – Pierre’s Costumes and Tom Mongan
  • Props – Tom Mongan and Catherine Thomas
  • Set Design – RC Wilkins
  • Set Construction – Rialto Players Members
  • Sound & Lighting – Han DeMann
  • Advertising – Christine Kilpatrick and Catherine Thomas
  • Program – Art Schendielos

 

Little Women at the Rialto
Little Women at the Rialto

 

Little Women at the Rialto
Little Women at the Rialto

 

Little Women at the Rialto
Little Women at the Rialto

 

Little Women at the Rialto
Little Women at the Rialto

 

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