This past Saturday, Oct. 21 LBC Talent and The Star Maker School presented an adaptation of the classic story, The Wizard of Oz at the theatre at Clinton Township Middle School in Clinton.
Starring in the leading role made famous by Judy Garland in 1939, MGM musical fantasy film was newcomer, Bella DePaola, 15 of Flemington as Dorothy Gale.
Accompanying DePaola down the ‘yellow brick road’ was Ryan Apgar, 15 of Clinton (Evil Lives Here, Investigation Discovery) as the Scarecrow, Cameron Clifford, 17 of Flemington (Broadway; Billy Elliot, Waiting for Godot , Touring; Billy Elliot, Regional; First Wives Club, On Golden Pond) as the Tinman, Justin Lopez, 16 of Annandale (Sierra Trading Post, IKEA) as the Cowardly Lion and newcomer, Hudson Boarts, 4 of Pittstown as Toto.
Pam Dean ( The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Sneaky Pete for Amazon) of Annandale frightened even the strong of heart as the evil scheming; Wicked Witch of the West while Dar Calkin of Flemington worked her motherly magic as Glinda the Good Witch of the North. Newcomer, Brandon Dobranski, 17 of Somerville, will play the all-powerful Wizard of Oz.
The 1900 children’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, conceived and written by L. Frank Baum was successfully