PRCC presenting ''The Apple Tree''

POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and Communication will present The Apple Tree at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, and Friday, April 13.The musical will be performed at Olivia Bender Cafeteria on the Poplarville campus.The Apple Tree is a series of three musical playlets with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and a book by Bock and Harnick with contributions from Jerome Coopersmith. Each act has its own storyline tied together by common themes.The first act is based on Mark Twain The Diary of Adam and Eve; the second act is based on Frank R. Stockton The Lady or the Tiger?; the third act is based on Jules Feiffer Passionella.Cast members are Stephen Berry, Hannah Pierce and Ryan Morris, all of Columbia; Creighton Holder and Allen Grace, both of Hattiesburg; Jackob Cochran and Zorana Burger, both of Poplarville; Danielle Rogers and Taylor Trigg, both of Petal; Claire Loper and Jonathan Morris, both of Lumberton; Michael Boyte of Sumrall, Mariah Leblanc of Purvis, Skyler Delcuse of Foxworth, Emily Murray of Bogalusa, La.; and Kimberly Packwood of Picayune.Working on the crew are Amber Scott, Justin Keys, Darious Lang and Kendall Laster, all of Hattiesburg; Zaccheus Husband of Purvis and Larrika Lodge of Folsom, La.Director is Christopher Flynn, PRCC instructor of speech and theater, with musical direction by LaDona Tyson, PRCC director of choral groups.Tickets are $5 at the door or can be reserved by calling 601 403-1180.

Each community college president is asked to bring two (2) wrapped door prizes, minimum value of $50 each. We will have a station set up at the conference for you to drop off the door prizes.

Each community college is asked to provide name tags for their Board members, administration, and staff attending the conference.