Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


April 9, 2012

47 star in Batesville High School musical

-- — The musical “Once Upon a Mattress,” presented by the Batesville High School Drama Club and BHS Music Department, is slated for Friday-Saturday,  April 13-14, at 7 p.m. in the BHS auditorium.   

“This famous musical comedy is produced in cooperation with Rodgers and  Hammerstein,” reports Batesville Middle School language arts teacher Lisa Barnett, who is directing the show with BHS art teacher Mary K Cambron.    

“‘Once Upon a Mattress’ is a unique version of the classic princess and the pea tale,” Barnett explains.   “However, in this version, the story is not quite what the audience expects.  Prince Dauntless the Drab has been searching for a wife.  No one in the kingdom can get married until he ties the knot. Dauntless, who is being portrayed by Brady Cavinee, falls in love instantly with Princess Winnifred the Woebegone, played by Emily Rozman. 

“Winnifred, better known as Fred, swam the moat to arrive at the kingdom, and she appears to be anything but a princess.  Dauntless’ mother, Queen Aggravain, played by  Megan Volk, does everything in her power to keep her son from getting married.  She and the kingdom’s Wizard, portrayed by Graham Hawley, decide to test the princess by hiding a pea under 20 mattresses.  They don’t know that the King, Andy Nolan, a Jester, Lindsay Ward, and the Minstrel, Christian Werner, are going to do everything in their power to help Winnifred and Dauntless unite.

Forty-seven BHS students will appear onstage.  Other leads include Emily Bryan as Lady Larken and Cody Cole as Sir Harry. 

Members of the female chorus, with BHS and BMS choral music teacher Carla Thomas as the vocal director, are Heather Phillips, Sarah Call, Layne Kirchoff, Clare Parker, Terra Claybrook, Kia Anderson, Sam Brandt, Kate Brunner, Kaitlin Christie, Kaitlin Cole, Anna Crume, Brooke Hartman, Alex Heidlage, Sarah Hoseus, Jenna Huber, Karen Lane, Emily Meer, Jessica Meer, Lisa Miller, Mikaela Mustaine, Staci Records, Elizabeth Roell, Katy Shell, Morgan Wagner and Audrey Wilson.

Text Only
  • 10-year 4-H members Forty Ripley County 4-H’ers have achieved the milestone of becoming 10-year members: Kiersten Abel Parents: Tricia and Scott White and David and Jen AbelClub: Napoleon 4-H Country ClubMajor Projects: Goats and photographyFavorite Project: Photogr

    July 25, 2014

  • Area principals take part in leadership institute Indiana State University’s Bayh College of Education kicked off the 2014-16 Indiana Principal Leadership Institute July 17 with more than 100 Hoosier principals in attendance, according to a news release.Area educators participating in the class are

    July 25, 2014

  • Ivy Tech faculty members recognized Ivy Tech Community College has selected 14 members of its faculty to receive the annual President’s Award for Excellence in Instruction, according to a press release.In a tradition that began in 1983, one faculty member from each of the college’s 14

    July 25, 2014

  • Many BHS grads earn scholarships Batesville High School students were presented with scholarships at the annual Senior Awards Program May 21 from schools and organizations that chose to present at that time. There were many other scholarships awarded to seniors that were not distrib

    July 25, 2014

  • ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS West Virginia UniversityParker Blessing, Batesville, has been named to the president’s list at West Virginia University for the spring 2014 semester. He received this honor by achieving a perfect 4.0 grade-point-average. Blessing also graduated at th

    July 22, 2014

  • sch - bv071514 - Brelage scholarship Dreyer awarded nursing scholarship Margaret Mary Health officials, in conjunction with the Ripley County Community Foundation, have awarded the 2014 Doris A. Brelage Nursing Scholarship to Madison Dreyer, Batesville. The 2011 Batesville High School graduate, who is pursuing a nursing

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • sch - bv072214 - Bourquein, Dennis Bourquein is IRTA president-elect The Indiana Retired Teachers’ Association president-elect is Dennis Bourquein, Batesville.He also is IRTA Legislative Committee chair. Bourquein served as IRTA Area 8 director from 2006-10 and has been an IRTA Public Relations Committee member for fo

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Private College Week July 21-25 Students, parents and others interested in the college selection process are invited to tour one or more of Indiana’s 31 private, nonprofit colleges and universities Monday-Friday, July 21-25, to experience the personality of each campus through info

    July 18, 2014

  • Ivy Tech offers new programs The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved new programs within the Ivy Tech Community College School of Computing and Informatics. The Lawrenceburg and Madison campuses will offer two new programs this August, server administration and

    July 18, 2014

  • IUPUC adds new concentration The Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus Division of Business is launching a new concentration in health services administration as part of its undergraduate curriculum. Required courses will be offered beginning with the start of fall class

    July 18, 2014

Featured Ads
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.