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Wilkes Playmakers Open The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at Benton Hall on Friday; Performances are Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 1-4

Oct. 25, 2012. Wilkes Playmakers are putting the finishing touches their upcoming production of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, which will play on Oct. 26, 27, 28 and Nov. 1,2,3 and 4 at historic Benton Hall, 300 D St., North Wilkesboro. Director Lucas Matney and assistant director Olivia Van Buskirk along with the cast of 28 adults and children are preparing what promises to be a wonderful, family-friendly version of the classic tale of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman.

Wilkes Playmakers is celebrating 22 years of providing community theatre opportunities to Wilkes and surrounding areas. We are excited to have a cast and crew comprised of seasoned Playmakers as well as several new additions to the Playmaker family.

Cast for Sleepy Hollow includes: Kaitlin Baird, Ryan Walsh, Garrett Griffin, Justin Gambill, Julie Baird, James Matney, Jeff Staley, Emma Massengill, Erica Marsh, Taylor Ellsworth, Sara Lopez, Lakyn Parrish,David Podbielski, Jared Staley, Noah Caudill, Sydney Lambert, Hailey Dills, Pricila Lopez, Stormy Epley, Jonathan Zelensky, Evan Zelensky, Faith Epley, Emilia Krenz, Cloey Rash, Kirstin Miller, Clayton Hamby. Technical crews include Melanie Podbielski, Janie Olsen, Mandy Brown, and Olivia Van Buskirk.

Performances on Oct. 26 and 27, Nov. 1, 2 and 3 will be at 7:30 p.m. Performances on Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 will be at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors over age 60. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more adults. Tickets may be purchased online at www.wilkesplaymakers.com or at the box office beginning 1 hour prior to each performance. For more information regarding performance dates or ticket orders, please email office@wilkesplaymakers.com.