The CISB elementary school’s theatre group StageKittens Jr. recently unveiled the theatrical production, “What’s the Crime Mr. Wolf?” which magically transformed the stage into a world of mystery and imagination. The young performers, adorned in vibrant costumes, brought to life a captivating storyline filled with suspense, laughter, and unexpected twists. Under the guidance of dedicated teachers, the talented StageKittens Jr. cast demonstrated an excellent command of stage presence and theatrical expression. The audience was taken on a journey through a whimsical narrative, where each scene unfolded with precision and creativity.
Journey to the Final Performance
Script selection, auditions, and intensive rehearsals marked the weeks leading up to the show. Students dedicated themselves to perfecting dialogues, songs, and choreography, paying extra attention to blocking and stage movement to ensure a smooth live performance.
Behind the Scenes: The Crafting of a Fairy Tale World
The creation of costumes and sets played a crucial role in bringing ‘What’s the Crime Mr. Wolf?’ to life. Each costume embodied the characters, and set designs beautifully complemented the narrative. The coordination of lighting, sound, and special effects added depth to the production. Furthermore, music and choreography were critical to the show’s visual appeal, with each dance sequence and musical number polished.
The Plot Unfolds: A Courtroom Drama
Under the watchful eye of Lord Feathers of Eiderdown, Fabletown’s Forest Court met to bring charges against Mr. Wolf for his dastardly deeds. The prosecutors, Ms. Hugh Mann and her assistant, Justin Case, called a range of characters to give evidence from Johnny Mole (secret agent) to the Three Little Pigs and Red Riding Hood.
At the heart of the performance was a unique courtroom drama set in Fabletown. The narrative revolved around the trial of Mr. Wolf, accused of his infamous deeds in various fairy tales. The interactive nature of the play engaged the audience, who played the jury’s role and declared Mr. Wolf not guilty.
A Celebration of Creativity and Teamwork