Press Photos: First Look at A WISH COME TRUE from MET's Fun Company
Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, is proud to present the World Premiere of "A Wish Come True". The modern day "Aladdin" adaptation by MET company member Caitlyn Joy will be directed by fellow company member Lia Seltzer. Full of fun and memorable characters the show will feature catchy original music by local composer and Urbana high school student Connor Cochran. The magical tale tailored for audiences ages ten and older will run at MET in June for eight performances over four weeks. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!Ally is frustrated and unpopular until she finds a genie in a ring that used to belong to the most popular girl in school. Ally's wishes are granted and she gets everything she thinks she wants but she soon learns that wishes are tricky and getting what you wish for isn't the same as getting what you wanted. Playwright Caitlyn Joy's previous playwriting credits include "The Pirates of Pelican Point", "The Starstealer" and "The Wizard of Odd". Seltzer is directing a talented cast featuring Lisa Burl, Giovanni Kavota, Devin Gaither, Katie Johnson, Lauren Johnson, Karli Cole, Matt Lee, James McGarvey, Katie Rattigan, and Tim Seltzer.
Assisting in bringing the show to life will be a design team of Allison Duvall (costumes), Julie Herber (choreography), Giovanni Kavota (lighting design), Ken Poisson (sound design) and Tabetha White (set design).Performances will take place in Stage2: The Greene Space at MET, which provides the Fun Company its own family friendly venue that includes mats for kids to sit on while watching the show. All performances of "A Wish Come True" are at Maryland Ensemble Theatre, located in the historic FSK Hotel at 31 W Patrick Street. The show runs every Saturday and Sunday now through June 28th at 1:30pm. Tickets are $12 (plus a $1.50 service fee), and may be purchased by phone at (301) 694- 4744, online at marylandensemble.org or in person at the MET box office.
Photo Credit: Joe Williams
The cast of A WISH COME TRUE
Lauren Johnson and Tim Seltzer
Devin Gaither and Lauren Johnson