Wednesday, November 6, 2013

In the Wings: Charlotte's Web. Meet Mary Dewell.

Mary Dewell plays the Sheep 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?
Mary Dewell: I helped backstage with Antigone, and I watched it on the other side of the curtain. My social studies teacher, Mr. Radtke, suggested that I try out for Charlotte's Web.

Q: What is your favorite farm animal?
M.D.: Probably dogs because they can be really cute, and they can help do different jobs like herd sheep.

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

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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