Wednesday, March 9, 2016

FreshBaked Theatre Company presents “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”

CHESTER, Pa. - Widener University’s FreshBaked Theatre Company will present “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” on two consecutive Sundays, April 3 and April 10, at 2 p.m. Matinees for local schools and homeschooling families take place on Tuesday, April 5 at 10 a.m. and Wednesday, April 6 at 1 p.m., but reservations are required for these two performances. All performances take place in Alumni Auditorium, located on Widener’s Main Campus in Chester, Pennsylvania. The play is recommended for ages 5 to adult. Running time is 60 minutes. 

Admission to all performances of “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” is by free will cash donation, with all funds benefiting community aid organizations in Chester. The suggested donation is $2 per person. For reservations or more information, please e-mail director Lisa Eckley Cocchiarale at

“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” tells the cautionary story of a lazy young apprentice who has enough knowledge to initiate mystical forces without the ability to stop them. Mary Hall Surface’s delightful adaptation offers a magical look at this timeless tale, based on a poem by the German poet Goethe and known to many through the classic Disney film “Fantasia.” 

“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” is directed by Cocchiarale. The cast features Widener University students Ariel Diehl, Rebecca Gomezrueda, Nathan Mirando, Tyler Palma, Kirk Reichart and Erika Sprague. Technical assistance is provided by Daniel Castagna.

Widener Press Release

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