Glenwood High stage 'Oliver' with a twist

Artful: Glenwood High school's 'Oliver' cast members.

Artful: Glenwood High school's 'Oliver' cast members.

Glenwood High School students won’t leave audiences wanting more with their updated musical production of Oliver.

It follows orphaned boy Oliver and the notorious pick-pocket crew he falls in with, but is set in the 1990’s.

‘‘The students have worked tirelessly over the last six months creating the world of Oliver,’’ said artistic director Sarah Cross.

‘‘Our production holds many twists and turns and a few surprises — we’re very excited.’’

Principal Erla McMaster said the school community was proud of its musical theatre stars.

‘‘It is exciting to see students developing such amazing performance skills,’’ she said.

‘‘I truly believe the audience will be astounded by the exceptional talent of our Oliver cast.’’

It includes Jayden Hall as Oliver Twist, Cayde Fowler as Mr Brumble and Addison Fowler as the Artful Dodger.

■ Oliver is at Glenwood High School, corner Foreman Avenue and Glenwood Park Drive, on Wednesday, May 28 to Friday, May 30 at 7.30pm. An additional performance is on Saturday, May 31, at 2.30pm.

Tickets are $12 adult, $5 students, and $30 for two adults and two children.

Bookings: 9629 9577.

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