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Nanyehi: The Story of Nancy Ward

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SHOW DATES:
October 20, 21, 27, 28 @ 7 p.m.
October 21, 22, 28, 29 @ 2 p.m.

THE STORY:
The Story of Nancy Ward is based on the life of Becky’s 5th-great grandmother, Nancy Ward, Beloved Woman of the Cherokee, who was first honored as a Cherokee war woman, then as a peacemaker in the 1700’s. She was first named Nanyehi, and later known as Nancy Ward. The musical chronicles her life (1738-1822), her struggles, her loves, her family. To read more about Nancy Ward’s life, visit the Association of the Descendants of Nancy Ward web site: www.nancyward.org or to read more about the musical, visit www.nanyehi.com

THE CAST: (all local with the exception of Travis Fite from Oklahoma, who is reprising his role as Dragging Canoe)

NANYEHI – Angie Marshall
ATTAKULLAKULLA – Samuel Campbell
DRAGGING CANOE – Travis Fite
OCONASTOTA – Eric LaFollette
TENIA – Jessica LaFollette
SEQUINA – Kayla Bailey
TOOKA – Jennifer Mitchell
SALI – Maddi Rimer
LONGFELLOW – Glen Corral
KINGFISHER – Trace Hoover
KINGFISHER UNDERSTUDY – Coy Owens
FIVEKILLER – Nathaniel Jackson
BETSY – Abigail Marshall
KATIE – Chelsea O’Brian
KATIE UNDERSTUDY – Kristen Kudialis
YOUNG NANYEHI – Erica LaFollette
YOUNG SEQUINA – Meila Mitchell
YOUNG KATIE – Jaycie Bise
YOUNG LITTLE FELLOW – Jaylon Smith
YOUNG DRAGGING CANOE – Dominic Harbin
BRYANT WARD – Victor Travis Phillips
LYDIA BEAN – LaRee Ball
ISAAC THOMAS – William Trent
AMERICAN SOLDIER – Brandon Arnold
WHITE SETTLER – Ray Watson
JOHN MORELAND – Frank Read
THOMAS JEFFERSON – Sean Read
GOVERNOR of SC – Bill Campbell
COLONEL CAMPBELL – Ray Watson
WILLIAM PEYTON – Bill Campbell
NIGEL – Frank Read
VIRGINIA – Debbie Stover

FORT LOUDOUN – Emilie Jackson, Evelyn Currie-Bodenham, Misty Keller, Lori Russell, Julana McClellan

CHOTANS – LeAnna LaFollette, Pamela Ward, Richard Harbin, Jentry Bise, Scott Moore

NUNNEHI – Kingsport Ballet Dancers: Lexie Campbell, Leahnees Miller, Morgan Mullins

MUSICIANS – Becky Hobbs, Duane Sciacqua, Benjamen Loy, Arthur Vaughn, James Cobb, Robert Greene

Interpretive Dancer: Peggy Hatley

Director: Tina Radtke
Musical Director: Becky Hobbs
Band Director: Duane Sciacqua
Choreogapher: Erika Ballard
Stage Manager: John Kaywood
Board Liaison: Kate Woodworth
Technical Director: Nakia Cyphers
Set Aesthetics: Arielle Brents

Details

Date:
October 20
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Renaissance Theatre
1200 East Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37660 United States
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Phone:
423-392-8427