Wagnalls Community Theater

Wagnalls Community Theater in Lithopolis, Ohio is dedicated to building a thriving community theater that is appropriate for all ages. Our mutual partnership with The Wagnalls Memorial enables us to hold practices and performances in the beautiful, historic Wagnalls Auditorium.

Director: Chris Gallaugher
Music Director: Theo Jackson
Choreographer: Jenny Small


Performances: October 25-27 (Fri/Sat 7:30, Sun 3:00) and Nov 1-3 (Fri 7:30, Sat *3:00 & 7:30, Sun 3:00).
*Sensory-friendly performance


Wow! Thanks to the 80+ actors who auditioned for MATILDA! We can’t wait to put on a show with this cast:

Matilda – Juliana Chianese

Ms. Trunchbull – Joe Werstak

Mr. Wormwood – Brent Small

Mrs. Wormwood – Elizabeth West

Ms. Honey – Madi Ryan

Ms. Phelps – Mary Dupler

Doctor – Shelly Riggs

Escapologist – Paul Russell

Acrobat – Sarah Myers

Rodolfo – Chandler Brining

Michael Wormwood – Ian Lewis

Sergei – George Spence

Bruce – Zev Spence

Lavender – Julia Paini

Amanda – Olive Werstak

Matilda’s other friends – Caitlin Spence, Kate Carter, Mary Garguilo, Nicholas Henwood, Anna Bartos

Kids Ensemble – Charlotte Emigh, Eden Rowe, Nora West, Melia Williams, Reagan Snell, Addie Moore, Alaina Echelbarger, Wren Jackson, Haley Grilli, Jack Mueller, Constance Glenn, Eli Smith, Mackenzie Tucker, Gabriella Baumbusch

Adult Ensemble – Keilyn Snell, Jill Henwood, Hannah Clark, Kari Rowe, Julie Cecutti

For questions about the Wagnalls Community Theater, or our upcoming productions, please contact wagnallscommunitytheater@gmail.com.