BVNW Presents "The Skin of Our Teeth"

The Blue Valley Northwest Theater Department presents "The Skin of Our Teeth" November 6th, 7th and 8th at the Performing Arts Center located at 13260 Switzer, Overland Park, Kansas 66213. Start time for every performance is 7pm. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students and can be purchased online at or at the box office the night of the show. The show is directed by Kansas Thespian Hall of Fame member Steve Landes.

Time magazine called The Skin of Our Teeth “a sort of Hellzapoppin’ with brains,” as it broke from established theatrical conventions and walked off with the 1943 Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama. Combining farce, burlesque, and satire (among other styles), Thornton Wilder departs from his studied use of nostalgia and sentiment in Our Town to have an Eternal Family narrowly escape one disaster after another, from ancient times to the present. Meet George and Maggie Antrobus (married only 5,000 years); their two children, Gladys and Henry (perfect in every way!); and their maid, Sabina (the ageless vamp) as they overcome ice, flood, and war — by the skin of their teeth.

Cast information: The role of Sabina will be played by Makenzie Beaman at Wednesday & Thursday performances. -Cori Moffett will play Sabina at the Friday night performance.

The role of Mrs.Antrobus will be played by Maggie Boyd at Wednesday & Thursday night performances. -Morgan Sterrett will play Mrs. Antrobus at the Friday night performance.

Mr. Antrobus: Keith Klein Henry: Sam Sweet Gladys: Mia Murphy Fitzpatrick: Samuel Long Announcer: Connor Russo Fortune Teller: Tasia Jewel Dinosaur: Josh Bey Mammoth: Cameron Minter Telegraph Boy: Logan Crapser Broadcast Announcer: Sam Weber Assistant: Jacob Fiola Mr. Termayne: Sam Chapin Hester: Lauren Buster Ivy: Kelsey Rockett Fred Bailey: Charley Welsh Doctor: Grant Martin Professor: Nate Kochuyt Juge: Zach Kochuyt Homer: Zach Henry Defeated candidate:Nick Mauer

Muses: Annie Arnett, Megan Keller, Emily Kuhlmann, Lindsay Amick, Amanda Low, Anna Welsh, Emily Layt, Mary Andrade, Haley Marsh

Ushers: Nick Mauer, Sam Chapin, Sam Weber, Jacob Fiola, Charley Welsh

Chorus Girls: Camille Abdel, Shylah Bell, Claire Albright

Conveeners: Zach Kochuyt, Nate Kochuyt, Josh Bey, Logan Crapser, Cameron Minter, Grant Martin, Zach Henry

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