This collection features images from "Painting the Roses Red" written by Ouachita Baptist University students Jacob Hemsath, Andrew Martin, and Libby Villegas. "Painting the Roses Red" is a prequel to "Alice in Wonderland" performed from February 15-19, 2018, as part of OBU's annual Muse Project. The play combines original music, choreography, music, and puppetry to tackle issues of abuse and tell a story of hope.
The cast of “Painting the Roses Red” included: Kenzie Henderson as Margaret; Cedar Valdez as Hatter; Cody Walls as March Hare; Nadalie Gill as White Rabbit; Emily Johnson as Tweedle Dee Autumn Romines as Tweddle Dum and Mother; Philip Robinson as Caterpillar; Jhonika Wright as Cheshire Cat; Raleigh Peterson as Cheshire Cat; Elizabeth Dawson as Young Margaret; Emily Siemens as Alice; Dylan Blackwood as Father; Lexi Reimer and Meagan Woodard in the ensemble.
Lead crew members included: Director and choreographer--Jacob Hemsath; Lighting, Set Design, Costumes, Make-up and Props, Puppetry--Andrew Martin; Music and Lyrics--Libby Villegas; Stage manager – Rachel Webber; Assistant stage manager – Hannah Hill; Co-set and lighting designer – Stephen Vaughn; Co-costume designers – Allison Austin and Anna Darr; Hair and make-up designer – Lizzie Griffin.
To view the promotional poster, visit https://scholarlycommons.obu.edu/theatre_posters/44/.