Picnic at Hanging Rock
Presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Programs in Theater and Musical Theater
March 2-3, 8-10
Venue Berlind Theatre
A new musical with book, music and lyrics by Daniel Zaitchik, adapted from the popular Australian novel by Joan Lindsay. On Valentine’s Day, 1900, three Australian schoolgirls from Appleyard College are released from their studies for an afternoon picnic. The wilderness is seductive, the girls are enraptured, and the mystery begins. Featuring theater seniors Jared Brendon Hopper, Meagan Raker, Allison Light, and Emma Watkins and directed by theater senior Nico Krell; music direction by Stephanie Tubiolo.