Press Release


CONTACT: Anthony McMurray (

November 4, 2014

Playmakers of Baton Rouge announces its fall premiere of The Snow Queen, Or

Playmakers of Baton Rouge announces its holiday show, the regional premiere of The

Snow Queen, Or When Christmas Freezes Over from December 12 – 21, 2014 at the LSU

Reilly Theatre.

“We’re excited to bring the classic tale of the Snow Queen to Baton Rouge during the

holiday season,” said Todd Henry, Executive Director of Playmakers of Baton Rouge.

“While it’s based on the original fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, this play has been

adapted for young audiences,” Henry said.

Casting includes lead role of the Snow Queen played by Monique McCain. McCain was

recently named runner-up in the Miss Louisiana USA® pageant. Additional roles by Wil

Thomas, Spencer Smith, Carter Dean, Sarah Fruge, Ben Ross, Landon Simpson, Flora

DeMoss, Emily Rodriguez, Michael Guillot, Madison Roy, Anna Katherine Harrell, Susie

Lucas and Virginia Moore.

Show dates are:

– Friday, December 12 at 7pm

– Saturday, December 13 at 11am and 2:30pm

– Sunday, December 14 at 2:30pm

– Saturday, December 20 at 11am and 2:30pm

– Sunday, December 21 at 2:30pm

Tickets are $20 for Adults and $15 for Children (ages 2 – 11) and can be purchased at For more information, contact artistic director Anthony McMurray at or (225) 578-6996.

About Playmakers

Founded in 1982, Playmakers of Baton Rouge, Inc. is Louisiana’s only professional

theatre dedicated to bringing quality live theatrical productions to young audiences across

the state. Playmakers of Baton Rouge, Inc.’s mission is to provide entertaining

educational experiences for young audiences through quality professional theatre.

Playmakers of Baton Rouge is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the

Arts, Office of Cultural Development, and the Department of Culture, Recreation and

Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts

Council of Greater Baton Rouge. It also receives funding from the Community Fund for the



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