The Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and over 50 local students will present an original musical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s epic novel Treasure Island Saturday, Jan. 8.

The play will be performed at 3 and 5:30 p.m. at Claggett Creek Middle School. [MAP: 4] Tickets are $10 for adults ages 19 and up and $5 for students ages 4-18. Children ages 3 and under are free. Tickets are available at the door. The doors open one half hour before showtime.

The local cast features Travon Harrison as Jim Hawkins and Katie Delgado, Jacob Grimmer, Kobilyn Thomas, Kynzi Williams, Katelynn Byrd, Grace Condello, and Kayla Martin as the rollicking pirate crew. Jim’s six sisters are played by Kathryn Collins, Janie Jarmin, Futimu Falcon, Elizabeth Russell, Madelyn Zuro, and Sophia Bevans. Jim’s mother is played by Kelli Thompson while Joseph Collins, Marissa Anderson, and Fernando Cabrales are featured as his ruffian friends. The cuddly Gulls are played by Matthew Mehloff, Eric Olsen, Eliana Dean, Andrea Salisbury, Marcus Allen, Ellie Ruble, Kelly Candland, Olivia Zuro, Joselyn Zuro, Sydney Smith, Quin Marzolf, Hayden Wampler, Sydney Gates, Lauren Prins, Abbi Marzolf, and Amy Gillette and the seacoast Villagers are Cambrian Partridge, Bailey Byerly, Nick Zuro, Gabriella Outwater Megan Hitchcock, Ashlyn Wavra, Nicole Russell, Mia Greer, Kylie Thalman, Rick Buckholz, Toby Sampson, Brooke Bevans, Janelle Bevans, Kyler McNaught, Kimberly Candland, Emily Kramer, Kari Nicklin, and Aliyah Gersztyn.  Kendra McNaught, Robin Sampson, Brandon Dilger, Ashley Crowe have served as assistant directors throughout the week.

Treasure Island was originally developed by the Missoula Children’s Theatre in partnership with NorthWestern Energy. The Missoula Children’s Theatre residency in Keizer is presented locally by the Claggett Creek Drama Department. For more information, call Becky Russell 503-400-0532.