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Amherst kid on stage at Applewild

Thursday, June 19, 2014

FITCHBURG, Mass. – “As the Pages Turn” was enjoyed from cover to cover.

Applewild School’s kindergarten-grade three play was enthusiastically received by the audience at its two performances.

The play’s words and music were created by Janet Gardner and directed by Applewild choral director Erin Schlesinger.

In our digital world, the reference books are feeling threatened, concerned that they are outdated.

Characters like A Mac, E Mac and O Mac go head to head with Al Manac, Britt and Tannica.

Third-graders took the lead roles. Students in kindergarten, grade one and grade two served as the other library books and musical chorus.

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