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Guild Builders to present ‘Madagascar — A Musical Adventure Jr.’

The Guild Builders youth theater program will present “Madagascar — A Musical Adventure Jr.” the next two weekends at Blennerhassett Middle School near Parkersburg. The show has been moved to the school due to renovation at the Parkersburg Actors Guild Playhouse in downtown Parkersburg. (Photo by Wayne Towner)

PARKERSBURG — The Guild Builders youth theater program will present “Madagascar — A Musical Adventure Jr.” for two weekends in January.

Due to renovation work at the Parkersburg Actors Guild Playhouse in downtown Parkersburg, the Guild Builder performances will be held in the Blennerhassett School auditorium on Jewell Road south of Parkersburg, with entrance through the middle school side for the shows.

The show will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7 p.m. Jan. 31 and 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Feb. 1. Two shows will be held for Blennerhassett students at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Jan. 29.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students and are available at actors-guild.com.

“Madagascar Jr.” features Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and the Penguins in a musical based on the hit animated movie. The animals escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

The penguins are working on escape plans from the Central Park Zoo in “Madagascar — A Musical Adventure Jr.” (Photo by Wayne Towner)

The cast includes:

* Zookeeper Zelda: Naomi Potts

* Zookeeper Zeke: Kaleb Windland

* Zookeeper Zoe: Brittany Wars

* Lioness: Bell Bergum, Alex Deshetler, Cate Evans, Sarah Ervin, Thea Koskey, Olivia Welch

* Mason: Vanessa Mackey

* Alex: Lauren Young

* Marty: Braden Deguzman

* Gloria: Katie Riggs

* Melman: Aidan Klingler

* Skipper: Jack Peyton

* Kowalski: Olivia Raber

* Private: Zander Parks

* Rico: Conner Medendorp

* Mort: Broc Willis

* Lynn: Anna Ware

* Lew: McKenna Broce

* Lee: Eisley Adams-Morrison

* Lars: Mollie Smith

* King Julien: Willow Peyton

* Maurice: Libby Swaney

* Cameraman: Erin Miihlbach

* Candy Hammernose: Ava Cottrill

* Passerby: Rachel McClung

* Newspaper Women: CJ Oak

* Old Lady: Emma Withrow

* Police Officer 1: Caleb Rowan

* Police Officer 2: Kaelynn Seebaugh

* Zoo Guests/New Yorkers/Lemurs: Alexis Atkins, Anna Berry, Cole Caltrider, Khloe Chancey, Taylor Freed, Alexis Howerton, Zoe Koskey, Caleb McClung, Lauren Parsons

* Animal Control Officer 1: Alexis Atkins

* Animal Control Office 2: Cole Caltrider

* Lionesses: Morgan Baum, McKenzie Barnett

* Penguins: Ana Bennett, Quince Bozeman, Abigail Mengen

* Ship’s Captain: Jackson Evans

* Foosa: Braden Barnett, Akeem Bivens, Alex Marshall, Christian Marshall

* Steaks: Bell Bergum, Alex Deshetler, Cate Evans, Sarah Ervin, Thea Koskey, Olivia Welch

* Server 1: Ali Evans

* Server 2: Lauren Parsons

* Server 3: Alexis Howerton

* Server 4: Sophie Will

* Foosa Leader: Josiah Clark

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