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Members of the cast of “The King and I” gathered on the outdoor stage in the park across from Prescott Middle School. The production opens next Thursday and continues for evening performances through next Saturday, resuming Thursday-Saturday, July 18-20, plus has afternoon matinees next Sunday and on Sunday, July 21.

Youths offer royal treatment to "King and I" audiences

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PRESCOTT—Any other time, not having a pit band for a Prescott theatrical production would really be the pits. Judy Johnson of The Great River Road Theatre in Prescott was lamenting being unable to secure a band for the troupe’s production of “The King and I,” opening this Thursday at Town Square Park, when Josh Reinhardt arrived for a recent evening rehearsal. Reinhardt plays the son of the king, the lead role played by Carl Tiede, who’s joined in the other lead by Natalie Nelson.


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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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