GECA children’s play opens this month

Special to Atmore News

The Greater Escambia Center for the Arts (GECA) is gearing up for its next children’s play, “Twice Upon A Time” by Tracy Wells, set to open the last weekend in February.
Directed by and starring Sharon Poulsen with assistant director Simon Bush, who will also be on stage, this one-act play is a spin on the all too familiar timeless fairy tales, featuring a cast of quirky characters and mishaps.
Shows are scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 29, through Saturday, March 2, and at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 3. Tickets will be available online at and at the door for $12. Doors open a half hour prior to the show. There will be a 15-minute intermission during the show. All concessions are $1.50 and will be sold during intermission.
The cast of characters:
Grandpa – Simon Bush
Everett – Lucas Green
Jane – Lyla Rolin
Millie – Lyla Rolin
Oliver – Pierson Harville
Ray –Rudyard Goodman
Toni – Josie Garner
Cindy-relly – Khloe Bush
Stepmother – Coleena Garcia
Helga – Stormy Strength
Harriet..Sofia Bush
Horace – Isaac Bush
Fairy Godmother – Breely Richardson
Steve – Jonah Carter
Parker – Isaac Bush
Perry – Easton Hadley
Bob – Piper Sommer
Big Bad Bear – Braxton Wagner
Goldilocks – Juniper Strength
Little Red Riding Pants – Briauna Matheny
Goldilocks – Juniper Strength
Little Denny – Josie Garner
Snow White…Coleena Garcia
Queen – Breely Richardson
Hairbrush – Isaac Bush
Sloppy – Easton Hadley
Lazy – Stormy Strength
Mean One – Sofia Bush
Grumplegrapeskin – Braxton Wagner
Astrid – Briauna Matheny
Blink Wonderman – Jonah Carter.
GECA is located at 100 S. Trammel St. in Atmore. Visit the GECA website at to become a member and save on this and future events. Members receive emails about auditions and other events. For more information, email