The Lion, The Wich & The Wardrobe  

Directed by Brad D. Fowler


Fri, April 7th, 2017 - 7:00pm
Sat, April 8th, 2017 - 2:00 & 7:00pm
Sun, April 9th, 2017 - 2:00pm


Enrichment Center Stage

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a fantasy novel for children by C. S. Lewis, published by Geoffrey Bles in 1950. It's the first published and best known of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia (1950–1956). Most of the play is set in Narnia, a land of talking animals and mythical creatures that one White Witch has ruled for 100 years of deep winter. In the frame story, four English children are relocated to a large, old country house following a wartime evacuation. The youngest visits Narnia three times via the magic of a wardrobe in a spare room. All four children are together on her third visit, which verifies her fantastic claims. In Narnia, the siblings seem fit to fulfill an old prophecy and so are soon adventuring both to save Narnia and their lives.


Aslan   Hunter Dotson -
The king and god of Narnia. The noble lion sacrifices his life so that the Witch will spare Edmund. After being resurrected the next morning, Aslan rises and defeats the White Witch once and for all. In the context of the book's Christian allegory, Aslan represents Christ.

The White Witch   Alli Childers -
This evil queen of Narnia places a spell on the land so that it is winter and never Christmas. The Witch is the "Emperor's hangman," as Mr. Beaver says, and she has the right to kill any Narnian traitor. She wields a wand that turns creatures and people to stone. The wand also produces the Turkish Delight that enslaves Edmund and makes him greedy. The Witch kills Aslan, and it is only after he rises from the dead that he defeats her. Like any malicious character, the Witch, an embodiment of evil, could represent Satan, or she may be a servant of Satan. "She calls herself the Queen of Narnia thought she has no right to be queen at all, and all the Fauns and Dryands and Naiads and Dwarfs and Animals—at least all the good ones—simply hate her."

Peter Pevensie   Benjamin Daugherty -
Peter is the oldest of the Pevensie children, and he is noble and courageous. He matures into a young man during his first few days in Narnia. He immediately proves himself after protecting Susan from a ferocious wolf. Aslan knights him, and eventually crowns him the High King of Narnia. During his reign he is known as King Peter the Magnificent.

Susan Pevensie   Sydney Wilson -
The second oldest of the Pevensie children, Susan is the beauty among the Pevensies. She is sweet and kind, and perhaps a little bland. Santa Claus gives her a horn to blow if she ever finds herself in a dangerous situation. When she becomes queen at Cair Paravel, she is known as Queen Susan the Gentle.

Edmund Pevensie   Kyle Coombs -
The third oldest Pevensie child, Edmund is a brat for most of The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. Edmund is spiteful and mean, and likes to tease his sister, Lucy. His greed for the enchanted Turkish Delight leads him to act as a traitor against his siblings. Edmund joins forces with the White Witch, but eventually sees the error of his ways and returns to the good side.

Lucy Pevensie   Anna Takle -
The youngest Pevensie is cheerful, kind, and brave. This curious, happy-go-lucky girl is the first of the children to venture into Narnia. Later, she urges her siblings to search for her friend, Tumnus, when they find that the faun's home is ransacked. In the beginning, she is the protagonist, although Aslan fills that role later in the novel. We view much of the action through her optimistic eyes, as a foil to the skeptical eyes as Edmund. Santa Claus gives Lucy a cordial, which she uses to heal the wounded following the battle with the Witch's troops. She is known as Queen Lucy the Valiant.

Tumnus   Maddy Fulop -
Lucy meets Tumnus, a faun, on her first excursion into Narnia. He initially intends to kidnap her and bring her to the White Witch. Tumnus does not go through with it, and he spares her life. For his crime, the Witch ransacks his home and petrifies him. Later, Aslan rescues Tumnus from the spell. Kind, sensitive, and caring, Tumnus and Lucy become fast friends once it is settled that he is not going capture her. He also makes a mean cup of tea.

Mr. Beaver   Emory Schroeter -
Mr. Beaver is Tumnus's friend, and he aids the Pevensie children in the search for the petrified faun. Mr. Beaver introduces the Pevensies to Santa Claus and ultimately brings them to the Stone Table and Aslan

Mrs. Beaver   Sarah Chapman -
She is Mr. Beaver's wife. Mrs. Beaver is kindly, good-natured, motherly, and a good cook.

Dwarf   Mikayla Moody -
The dwarf is one of the Witch's evil henchman and is her right-hand.

Fenris Ulf   Hope Stewart -
Fenris Ulf is a wolf and the chief of the Witch's Secret Police.

Father Christmas   Brad D. Fowler -
Father Christmas is also known as Santa Claus and he makes a cameo appearance in the land of Narnia. He explains that Christmas has arrived in Narnia and as a gift, gives special tools to each of children.

Professor Kirke   Michael Moody -
Professor Kirke is a slightly eccentric, elderly professor. He takes care of the Pevensie children so they can escape the air raids in London during World War II. Wise and open-minded, he helps Peter and Susan understand that Narnia may indeed exist.

Mrs. Macready   Madison Bush -
Mrs. Macready is the housekeeper for the Professor and takes it upon herself to guide the tour groups. Although never explicitly stated, there are minor parallels between herself and the White Witch, albeit on the smaller scale; for example, she effectively rules the country house in the absence of the Professor (terrifyingly so in the imagination of a young girl torn from her home and mother). The Pevensies certainly see her as an antagonist and dub her "The Macready". She is stated to be not very fond of children, imposes strict rules on their behavior, and disturbs their peace with the tours.

Unicorn   Stuart Schroeter -
Another one of the creatures of Narnia, he is featured at the beginning of the play. He chases after the White Stag, sure that if he manages to catch it that it will bring him good fortune. The Unicorn, along with the Centaur, is too scared to approach the children about protecting them because he thinks he will scare them away.

Centaur   Micah Lester -
The Centaur, another creature of Narnia, preaches to the other creatures that they need to have faith that Aslan will return, even though he has not been seen for many years. He encourages that they all pray for the King’s return. Eventually, the Centaur happily brings news of King Aslan’s return to Narnia.

Elf   Will Samples -
The Elf is the assistant to Father Christmas, helping him to deliver his gifts to everyone in Narnia. He visits the children at Mr. and Mrs. Beaver’s house. At first, everyone but Lucy believes that he is the Dwarf that works for the White Witch and that they have been caught.

Older Childern   Richard Derrick Keator Jr, Abby Stephens, Zach Fritsche, Britney Lowe

Aslan's Followers
(Forest Animals)
  Lacey Mays, Rylie Newman, Aniston Thurston, Sarah Ward, Amber Lester

Witch's Army
(Evil Villains)
  Carley Brentlinger, Kelli Conway, Mikayla Thurston,
Isaac Daugherty, Piper Jones