Performances: Festival of Shorts: Bowling Green

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Thank you to our Season Sponsor, Wood County Historical Center and Museum
Thank you to our Season Sponsor, Wood County Historical Center and Museum

Our annual spring show. Horizon Youth Theatre presents a program of short one act plays written and performed by students. One play has been created and will be acted by the Devising Workshop; the others were chosen from those written during the mentoring program. 


Performances will take place at Otsego Elementary School. 18505 Tontogany Creek Rd, Tontogany, Ohio. Admission is by donation.

Friday, March 29 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 30 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 31 at 2:00 pm

List of Plays:

Congratulations to our Young Playwrights, Mentors, Directors, and Casts:

Metal, Gorse, and King George

Playwright: Abby Farris
Mentor: Christina Hoekstra
Director: Missy Snyder
Charlie – Liam Rogel
Amorette – Sarah Keller
Jeremy – Carson O’Brien

No Rain, No Flowers

Playwrights: Libby Barnett and Paige Suelzer
Mentor: Cassie Greenlee
Director: Cassie Greenlee
Evelyn – Aria Weaver
Harper – Sadie Roberts
Addie – Rose Walters
Lydia – Whitney Bechstein
Noelle – Ali Larsen
Angela – Angie Ruiz

The Origin of April Fools Day

Playwrights: Gavin Miller and Lola Truman
Mentor: Rachel Wycoff
Director: Gaya Edge
Jack – Aidan Thomas
Brer Rabbit – Lauren Peppers
Narrator – Jersey Holland
Townsperson 1 – Shiloh Strausbaugh
Townsperson 2 – Nile Jones
Townsperson 3 – Julianne Stolar
Townsperson 4 – Toryn Killy
Child 1 – William Stark
Child 2 – Charlotte Hower
Child 3 – Stone Strausbaugh
Child 4 – Kylie Sikora

Peace and Quiet (Not)

Playwright: Liam Rogel
Mentor: Abbey Casino
Director: Alexis Reinbolt
Gerald – Drew Thomas
Frank – Ava Dusch
Wizard – Nolan Strausbaugh
Clerk – Scarlett Strausbaugh
Crowd Member 1 – Faith Davis
Crowd Member 2 – Sofia Swaisgood
Crowd Member 3 – Gideon Mohn

The Tale of the Imaginary Friend

Playwright: Emy Wilkins
Mentor: Alexis Reinbolt
Director: Bella Truman
Narrator – Libby Barnett
Pearl – Lila Stover
Sophie – Julia Barnett
Mom – Kathryn Mullins
Dad – Miles Schober
Pete – Oliver St. Louis


Playwrights: the 2019 HYT Devising Class
Instructor and Director: Keith Guion

Magenta          Alice Walters
Glinda              Maggie Otley
Jade                 Elise Allen
Xander             Adam Proulx
Lily                   Izzie Douglass
Ruby                Reagan Otley
Will                   Charlie Vostal
Neptune           Isobel Roberts-Zibbel


Order of Performances