IVCC to Present The Snow Queen

Arts & Entertainment
Nov 17, 2012
All Day

            Illinois Valley Community College presents “The Snow Queen” by speech and drama instructor Dr. David Allan Kuester, at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Hegeler Carus Mansion at 1307 7th St. in La Salle.

            The Snow Queen, a fantasy and magical retelling of the classic Nordic folk tale for young audiences, follows the adventures of Gerta in her search for best friend Kai who has been abducted and placed under the magic spell of the legendary evil Snow Queen.

            Colorful characters include King Winter, a helpful elf and a meddling and mischievous goblin that gives this classic tale a new twist keeping audiences, young and old, enchanted.

            The cast, listed by hometown are: Karen Lesman of La Salle, as Snow Queen; Jessica Nelson, of Ladd as Elf; Jessica Yoesle of Marseilles, as Gerta; Jacob Montgomery of Ottawa as Winter and Santa; Andrew Loebach, of Peru as Gob; and Rhodes Garland of Spring Valley, as Kai.

            Seating is limited for all shows and reservations are required online at www.hegelercarus.org. For information, or to make reservations via telephone, contact Heather Wallace at (815) 224-5895. Admission is $8 for adults; $5 for children ages 3-12; and $2 with valid IVCC ID.