Monday, February 3, 2014

In the Wings: 13. Meet Nicole Johal.

Nicole Johal plays Molly in 13, the third show in the 2013-2014 Civic Youth Theatre season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. Jason Robert Brown wrote the music and lyrics, and Dan Elish and Robert Horn wrote the book.

Question: Why did you audition for 13?
Nicole Johal: All the plays I've done have been normal plays. I wanted to do a musical because it seemed fun.

Q: Who is Molly?
N.J.: Molly is one of Lucy's minions, one of her little followers. Molly likes to gossip a lot. I like to play her because she gets to sing fun songs and be gossipy.

Q: What is the best age, whether you've already reached it or not?
N.J.: 20. You get to do things, you get to have fun.

13 runs Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 16 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 and $5 for youth age 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 765-423-7529 or visiting This show contains some material that may be considered unsuitable for younger audiences. Patrons are welcome to read a copy of the script prior to purchasing tickets.

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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