Tuesday, November 12, 2013

In the Wings: Charlotte's Web. Meet Gillian Beaver.

Gillian Beaver plays a judge in Charlotte's Web, the second Civic Youth Theatre production of the 2013-2014 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. Joseph Robinette adapted the script from the book by E. B. White.

Question: Why did you audition for Charlotte's Web?
Gillian Beaver: I thought it would be a really fun experience, being back at Civic again. Charlotte's Web was the first show I ever watched; I was two weeks old. [Ed. note: Gillian's father, Dan Beaver, played Wilbur during a production of the show at the Tippecanoe County Amphitheatre. This is the show Gillian is referring to.]

Q: What is your favorite farm animal?
G.B.: Probably horses because they're really pretty and they're usually the tallest animal.

Charlotte's Web runs Friday, November 15 through Saturday, November 17 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre, 320 N. 5th Street, at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-423-7529 or visiting http://lafayettecivic.tix.com

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

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