Albion Middle School play features adventures of Junie B. Jones

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 November 2017 at 9:43 am

ALBION – Mckenzie Olmstead plays Junie B. Jones in the Albion Middle School production of “The Adventures of Junie B. Jones.”

The school performed the show on Friday evening and has shows today at noon and 7 p.m. in the Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door.

Junie B. is a first grader with friendly and bright personality. A cast of 22 puts on the show that lasts more than 2 hours.

Russell Kingdollar III plays Sheldon, who provides a lot of comic relief during the show.

Olivia Miller plays May, Junie B’s rival. Myleigh Miller, right, is the teacher, “Mrs.”

Leah Kania is Lucille, Junie B’s spoiled best friend in kindergarten. Lucille is rich, beautiful and wears fancy clothes. By the first grade, Junie B. and Lucille aren’t such close friends.

Brian Kozody plays Grandpa Frank Miller. (Kozody is married to Carrie Kozody, director of the show.) Grandpa is Junie B’s favorite babysitter. She helps him with some household projects, including fixing the upstairs toilet.

Emilie Sitzer plays José, another one of Junie B’s close friends.

Natalie Baron is Grace, another close friend of Junie B. Grace is a very fast runner and wears high-top sneakers. Unlike Junie B., Grace speaks with proper grammar and is very well-behaved.

Christopher Sacco has the role of Handsome Warren.

Faith Bennett, center, plays Annabell (Pink Fluffy Girl) and Ashleigh Mowatt, right, is Herb, one of Junie B’s best friends.

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