Neligh-Oakdale High School students will premiere an original musical this weekend.
Performances are set for 7 p.m. on Friday, March 20 and again on Saturday, March 21 in the gym.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. You can buy a ticket in the first 4 rows by calling the school office at 887-4166 for $10, or you can buy a general ticket at the door for $5 for adults or $4 for school age students.
"Battle Crown: The Legend of Princess Pink (an 8-bit musical)," was written by Amanda Miller Dills, daughter of Neligh-Oakdale music teacher Patricia Miller. The show is inspired by video games of the ‘80s.
The production is directed by Patricia Miller and Nate Metschke with assistance from Sharra Lutjens and Nicole Parker.
Cast in order of appearance:
(modern-day real-life Gamer Kids) MELBA - RingleaderKelsey Green
JAX - clumsy sidekick Wynter Fulsaas
HUSH - Silent Tech GuruBryce Frey
(video game characters) PRINCESS PINK - Retro Video Game Princess/HeroineDanae Smith
PINK’S GUARDS - bumbling but well-meaning Jakub Raspl and Zachary Chance
RIBIT - Pink’s froggy friendRachel Higgins
SCOOTER - Pink’s other best friendZacharie Miller
BEEGEE - Video Game Bad Guy (two-headed monster)Blake Heithoff and Will Paul