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The Chronicles of Narnia

Two One-Acts from the Books of C.S. Lewis
Presented by Arts Collective & the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo)

December 6 - 9, 2018 - Studio Theatre
Thursday (12/6) at 7:30 p.m.
Friday (12/07) at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday (12/08) at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
*Sunday (12/09) at 2:00 p.m. 
  • The Magician’s Nephew – Adapted by Aurand Harris, Directed by Daniel Johnston
  • The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe – Adapted by Don Quinn, Directed by Cheryl J. Campo
Beloved Books Brought to Life!

Gather those near and dear and travel to Narnia as the Arts Collective brings two one-act plays to life through uniquely creative storytelling, music, and movement performed by HCC students, alumni, faculty and guest artists. Experience both classic tales in back-to-back performances, from a lush paradise to a wintry wonderland… and meet all of your favorite, beloved characters along the way! See "Parental Guidance Note" below.

*Sunday's December 9, 2:00 p.m. final performance includes a Post-Show Discussion with the Cast, Creatives, and author and essayist, Faye McCray! Join us!

Narnia 1Narnia 2Narnia7

L/R: Bella Horvath, Kaylob Simms, Emily Groves, Abigail Pervaiz, Cameron Kelly, Gwen Lowell
Photography by Bruce F. Press

Directed by Daniel Johnston
Directed by Cheryl Campo

Ifechukwu Alachebe: Aslan
Gina Ashton: Aunt Letty
Jamie Barrios: Digory's Mother/Narrator
Tori Farnsworth: Ethereal Elemental
Elizabeth Feuerbach: Air Elemental
Emily Groves: Fire Elemental
Cameron Kelly: Polly
Maia Krapcho: Earth Elemental
Gwen Lowell: Digory
Jared Max: Uncle Andrew
Abigail Pervaiz: Queen Jadis/White Witch
Kaylob Simms: Water Elemental

Ifechukwu Alachebe: Aslan
Jamie Barrios: Mrs. Beaver
Tori Farnsworth: Statue/Older Lucy
Elizabeth Feuerbach: Mrs. Macready/Bird/Older Edmund
Thomas Greenslit: Peter
Chris Grenchik: Fenris Ulf/Older Peter
Emily Groves: Edmund
Tara Hart: Mr. Beaver
Bella Horvath: Lucy
Mallory Jordan: Susan
Maia Krapcho: Dwarf/Crocus/
Gwen Lowell: Statue
Vikas Malhotra: Professor/Statue
Abigail Pervaiz: Queen Jadis/White Witch
Kaylob Simms: Mr. Tumnus
Catherine Whitteker: Father Christmas/Statue/Older Susan

Tickets Options
General Admission: $15
Seniors (60+), Staff, Military, Groups: $12
All Students: $10
Children (6-12 years of age): $8

Parental Guidance Note:
While a family-friendly event, children under 6 years of age will not be admitted due to continuous movement of actors and set pieces within the entire theatre, as well as the sudden "scary" effects/ images featured throughout. Thank you for your cooperation. 
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Group Discount (for 6 or More!)

*Cheryl J. Campo (“The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe”)
*Daniel Johnston (“The Magician’s Nephew”)
Set Design Concept: S.G. Kramer, Andrew M. Haag, Jr.
Light/ Projection Design: Andrew M. Haag, Jr.
Props Design: Kelli Jones
Costume Design: Jessica Welch
Original Music, Sound Design: Chris Sisson
Original Illustration: Emma K. McDonnell
Scenic Artists: Emma K. McDonnell, Kelli Jones, Christa Ladny
Movement Choreographer: Sarah Luckadoo
Dialect Coach: Sierra Young
Stage Manager: Sarah Luckadoo
Assistant Stage Manager: Kelli Jones
Production Assistant: Cat Whitteker
Board Operators: Aaron Haag, Chris Sisson
Child Supervisors: Makayla Beckles, Lauren Lowell
Photography: Bruce F. Press

Cheryl Campo BioCheryl J. Campo (Director/ The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe) was last involved with Arts Collective as a performer in their productions of Love, Loss, and What I Wore (2015) and Ragtime (2014). Her most recent Maryland credits include musical directing Beth Tfiloh Performing Arts Studio’s Music Man, Jr.; STAR, Ltd.’s Honeymoon in Vegas; and Slayton House Theatre Camp of the Arts’ Addams Family. She also appeared as Gloucester in Fools and Madmen, a hip hop adaptation of King Lear that toured Baltimore City schools and performance venues earlier this year. Cheryl is a creative arts faculty member at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School in Baltimore where she teaches middle school theatre, directs a middle school and high school choir, and musical directs their middle and high school musicals. Prior to that she was a project manager/instructor in the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division here at HCC. Cheryl has a Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science from Case Western Reserve University and a J.D. from University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. A Columbia resident, she is thrilled to once again be a part of the HCC campus community.

Daniel Johnston bioDaniel Johnston (Director/ The Magician's Nephew) has worked with HCC’s Arts Collective (AC) in many creative capacities on and off the stage since 2008 as performer, director, assistant director, playwright, designer, and stage manager. Most recent AC credits include AC’s 8th original play Making Advances; “What Improv Group?!”, HCC’s resident improv group; Holiday Memories; and the 2017 “Revolutionary Reading Series." Daniel also wrote and directed the critically acclaimed stage play House., which premiered during AC’s 2015-2016 season. House. was also produced at Laurel Mill Playhouse, where Daniel also directed Laughing Stock and is currently directing Agatha Christie's Spider's Web. He is also a screenwriter of the free-streaming horror movie “The Stalker” (search for it on VIMEO under Vague Productions). Currently AC’s Marketing and Office Associate, as well as a part-time student studying Spanish at HCC, Daniel is excited to work alongside longtime friend Cheryl Campo on this exciting production of The Chronicles of Narnia.

-Driving Directions: HCC, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044
-Building Map, Studio Theatre
-Parking: Easy & Free! West Garage is recommended. 


The Howard County Poetry and Literature Society, known as HoCoPoLitSo 
(, is a community not-for-profit literary arts organization committed to cultivating appreciation for high-quality contemporary poetry and literature and celebrating culturally diverse literary heritages. As an HCC community-partner-in-residence, HoCoPoLitSo looks forward to supporting the emergence of new voices when the page meets the stage.

About HCC’s Arts Collective
Howard Community College's critically acclaimed Arts Collective engages performers, creatives, and audiences with innovative events that ignite our collective imaginations. For over two decades, Arts Collective has served as a creative cauldron, providing expert guidance and training to new and experienced artists in bringing vibrant life to diverse works on the stage; from the newly devised to the classics and all in between.  Arts Collective’s positive, collaborative, educational environment is open to everyone. Join us in creating new heights of learning and possibility. Ignite your imagination!

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