The Winamac Community High School will soon present Tarzan the musical, and the socialtorium stage has recently undergone a transformation into an African jungle as parents, students, and staff work diligently to bring the bigger-than-life legend of Tarzan to the stage. The production stars Winamac junior J.T. Garnett in the title role and includes co-stars Taylor Smith, Emerald Blankenship, Andrew Brandon, Ralph Thomas and Joshua Tankersley.
Director Patrick Shuttrow said that the musical has brought out a number of surprises and blessings as a new generation of dedicated students have willingly stepped into veteran shoes to accomplish exhausting tasks.
The community has shown its support to the production with donations of materials to help the drama department’s endeavors, including costumers, hair and make-up artists, set crews, and many more wonderful people who have helped the play come to life.
Finishing touches continue to be put on the family-friendly production based on the Disney film, featuring music and lyrics by Phil Collins. Tarzan, the Stage Musical will debut this weekend at WCHS on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets are $7 and available at the high school office or at the door.