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Preview of 'The Wizard of Oz' at Chase Collegiate School

Waterbury's Chase Middle School Theater Company presents the classic tale

Naugatuck resident and eighth grader at Chase Collegiate School, Sarah Tsacoyannis, will star as “The Good Witch” in the school’s upcoming production of the Wizard of Oz.

A childhood favorite, the Wizard of Oz production by Chase's Middle School Theater Company is sure to captivate audiences of all ages. Features include Over the Rainbow, the adorable Munchkins and the truth about the Wizard. In February, the Chase Collegiate Middle School will present their version of this timely classic.  Director Robert Cutrofello added, “We want to respect the archetypes, but update and expand the play, and Ms. Tsacoyannis helps the cast do just that.”  

Another Naugatuck resident and eighth grader at Chase, Joseph DiSanto, will also be in the play in the role of "Farmhand."

    Cast List
Aunt Em is played by Ally Anderson
Farmhand is played by Joseph DiSanto
Uncle Henry is played by Joseph Leszczynski
Dorothy is played by Sydney Wyatt
Mayor of Munchkins is played by Sarah Feldman
Good Witch is played by Sarah Tsacoyannis
Wicked Witch is played by Christina Haack
The Scarecrow is played by Cassandra Lechner
The Tin Man is played by Jonathan Leszczynski
The Cowardly Lion is played by Jessica Cocomazzi
Private is played by Liz Henebry
Foremost Genera is played by Greg Nashe
Oz Lady is played by Emily Winters
Growlie is played by Ally Anderson
Gloria is played by Grace Beaulieu
The Wizard of Oz is played by Anna Harrison
Visiting Witch 1 is played by Maddie Hall
Visiting Witch 2 is played by Lily Turner
Tibia is played by Kelly Garris
Ozmas is played by Catherine Walsh
Munchkin Barriste is played by Chloe Powers
Munchkin Coroner is played by Alicia Westberg
City Father Munchkin is played by Brooke Antouis
City Father Munchkin is played by Gianna Capobianco
Munchkin Farmer is played by Aizlynn Zupkus

Performances are Friday and Saturday, February 21 and 22 at 7:00 PM and a matinee on Saturday, February 23 at 5:00 PM.  All shows are at the Fulkerson Arts Center on the Chase Collegiate School campus, 565 Chase Parkway, Waterbury (exit 18 off I-84.)  For tickets call the Box Office at 236-9545 or email rcutrofello@chasemail.org.  Tickets are $12.

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