‘Little Women’ a heartfelt delight

-A A +A

Review > Costumes showed essence of Civil War-era

The Los Alamos High School Olions Thespian club is presenting Little Women at the Duane Smith Auditorium.
The show ran Friday and Saturday and another showing is scheduled for 2 p.m. today.
Ticket are $10 for students/seniors and $12 for adults. An open dress rehearsal was held Thursday evening to the delight of all in attendance.
Little Women is a heartfelt musical about a young woman, Jo March, played by senior Monica Poston, as she strives to become a published writer in the midst of the Civil War. It is coming of struggles and triumphs in her pursuit for success.
Jo’s journey includes a stay in New York, where she lives at Mrs. Kirk’s, played by senior Alex L’Esperance, boarding house. Here she meets Professor Baer, played by senior Nate Hall, who provides lessons and companionship for Jo while she is away from home. Back home in Concord, her three sisters: Meg March, played by junior Elizabeth Haagenstad; Beth March, played by junior Haley Henson; and Amy March played by sophomore Rosemary Vigil; and her mother Marmee played by senior Simona Martin, await news of Jo’s return.
Breathtaking sets and professional lightings create a realistic experience for the audience. The costumes, hair, and makeup take audience members back to the past and into the lives of a civil war family.