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PCC Performing Arts presents My Son Pinocchio

28 February 2017

The Pratt Community College Performing Arts Department will be performing My Son Pinocchio for their spring show.

The show is a full scale Disney musical based on the movie “Gephetto”. The classic tale of toymaker, Geppetto's, little wooden puppet is given new life. This new musical, which retells the classic Disney story from Geppetto's perspective, features the beloved classic songs, "When You Wish upon a Star" and "I've Got No Strings," alongside a host of new songs by Oscar- and Grammy Award winner and master melodist, Stephen Schwartz who also composed the musical “Wicked”.

“This show has a very strong cast,” said Misty Beck, director. “We have more than 60 cast members ranging from 4-years-old and up.”

In the lead, the role of Gephetto, will be played by PCC Sophomore Zach Stone. Pinocchio will be played by the young Thatcher Jacobs. PCC Sophomore Arica Alexander will play the role of the Blue Fairy.       

The show is March 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and March 12 at 2:30 p.m. All shows cost $5 at the door and will be in Carpenter Auditorium. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. respectively.