(Pictured above, Emily Hart, Minersville)

A Minersville Area fourth-grader will star in the show ALADDIN, JR., which will be held this weekend at the Majestic Theater in Pottsville. 

Nine year old Emily Hart will play the female lead when the Majestic Players present the show November 13-15. Emily is in the junior cast which consists of ages 6-13. Show times are Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday 2:00 p.m.

The daughter of Neal and Cheryl Hart, Emily enjoys playing sports, being with her friends and theater. She is a member of the “SPOTLIGHT KIDZ” of the Pottsville Gymnastics & Theatrical Center, Inc.

Additional members of the junior cast include Ava and Ella Franz of West West Terrace who are students at St. Ambrose. Ella plays the role of Iago while Ava is a narrator.

Producer of the show is Minersville native Sandy Kost-Sterner. The Musical Director is Bruce Marianelli of West West Terrace.

Minersville Area’s own Ian Sabol is part of the Senior cast which features High School students. Ian plays the role of a Prince, a Guard, and an Attendant.

Ian, Ella and Ava are also members of the SPOTLIGHT KIDZ which is a musical theater performance group that has performed in many places including Knoebels Park, Hershey Park and in New York City.

Times for the Senior shows are Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets are $15.00 and will be available at the door. For further information, call the theater office at 570-628-4647.