Cordele Dispatch, Cordele, GA

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November 28, 2012

CA actors are state champs

Albany — Crisp Academy’s drama team earned a state championship with its one-act play Nov. 8, at Darton College Theater in Albany.

The young actors presented “Wiley and the Hairy Man.” Best Performance honors went to Ben Richmond, and his twin, Brad, received honorable mention acting honors.

The troupe made it to state competition by winning the region title, on Oct. 30, at the Flint River Theater in Camilla.  At region, Best Performance Awards went to Skye Darsey, who played Mammy; Ben Richmond as Hairy Man; Brad Richmond as the Dog; and Bree Carpenter, Maddie Krause, Jerrett Irwin and Kayla Childers as the chorus.

Other cast and crew include John Hunter Willis as Wiley; Banks Folsom, Chandler Larkin and Alan Longoria as the Tree; Matt Wright, Rush Brown and Jay Jay Yawn as the Fireplace; James Wessel as the Table; Mandie Foster, Kendall Wilson and Karlee West, crew; Kara White and Madison Odom, light and sound.   

The play was directed by CA’s Helen Hunt.

“Wiley and the Hairy Man” is a folk tale that takes place in an enchanted swamp.  Wiley must match wits with the Hairy Man and prove that he and his mammy are “the best conjurers in the whole southwest county.”  This adaptation of “Wiley and the Hairy Man” was written by Suzan Zeder.

 

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