KENTWOOD KIDS including Amanda Araque (Scarecrow), Camilla Vietina (Dorothy), Emma Erenmark (Tin Man), Francesca Farina (Cowardly Lion) and Karine Trapenard (Toto) will perform in The Wizard of Oz at the Westchester Playhouse. (Photo by Adam Dunberger)

The Kentwood Players theater group will present a Kentwood Kids production of “The Wizard of Oz” musical on Saturdays, beginning November 21st through December 12th at the Westchester Playhouse.

“The Wizard of Oz” is based on the original story by L. Frank Baum and adapted by Frank Gabrielson with music and lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg. The production is directed by Meredith M. Sweeney and produced by Robyn Rothstein and Adam Dunberger.

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the MGM classic movie, the public is invited to come and enjoy songs like “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and “We’re Off to See The Wizard.”

Featured in the Kentwood Kids’ cast are performers ages six to 16 including: Monica Allan, Amanda Araque, Madison Browning, Makenzie Browning, Elizabeth Cruz, Samantha Cruz, Ella Cunningham, Madison Dewberry, Emma Erenmark, Rachel Evans, Francesca Farina, Ezekiel Fredericks, Logan Hannig, Trinity King, Kobe Kubes, Steven Lerner, Hayley Novack, Valentina Povolo, Martina Povolo, Josiah Taylor, Alan Trapenard, Karine Trapenard, Rocio Vietina, and Camilla Vietina as Dorothy.

Performances will be at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays, November 21st, December 5th, and December 12th at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave. in Westchester.

Tickets are $10, or $35 for a special family four-pack of seats. For reservations, call (310) 645-5156 Tuesday through Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Information regarding Kentwood Kids theater classes or to purchase tickets online, www.kentwoodplayers.org/.

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