Bellevue Little Theater’s “Meet Me in St. Louis”, a family show about families

Another spectacle graces the stage of the Bellevue Little Theatre.

“Meet Me in St. Louis,” a play, will premiere Saturday.

According to a BLT press release, the “heartwarming” and family-friendly show is about a Missouri family preparing to open the 1904 World’s Fair in their hometown.

“Anything that can go wrong for them goes wrong,” said director Jackson Newman.

Bellevue Little Theater will debut “Meet Me in St. Louis,” a play, on Friday. Behind: Charity Williams and Sara Schiedies. Front: Amy Wagner and Sydni Schleidt.


It’s a show about families for families. This warm and comedic show is a great way to start the holiday season, he said.

This production is the theater’s second show in its 54th season. It runs on weekends until November 20. Sessions are at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays.

The Olde Towne Theater is located at 203 W. Mission Ave.

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Reservations, which are mandatory, can be made online at Season ticket holders should instead reserve their tickets by contacting 402-413-8945 or Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $15 for students with school ID.

Newman is the director and the stage manager is JoAnn Goodhew. Joey Lorincz is the set designer and lighting designer, Rebecca M. Krause is in charge of dressing and props, Todd Uhrmacher is the costume designer and Francisco Franco is the sound designer.

The cast consists of Alicia Amedee, Sarah Dighans, Francisco Franco, Austin Hizer, Chris Latta, Meg Latta, Jayde Orellana, Dannika Rees, Sara Scheidies, Thomas Sheridan, Sydni Schleidt, Amy Wagner, Randy Wallace, Charity Williams and Lyric Wise .

The group includes people from many different age groups and backgrounds, Newman said.

“Seeing them work together has been great,” Newman said. “Each person brings a unique perspective to this time period, its characters, and the process.”

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