GECA to present ‘Twice Upon a Time’ Feb. 29, March 1-3

Published 2:31 pm Friday, February 23, 2024

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The Greater Escambia Center for the Arts (GECA) is gearing up for its next children’s play, ‘Twice Upon A Time,’ by Tracy Wells, set to open at 7 p.m., Thursday, February 29.

Public shows are scheduled for 7 p.m., Feb. 29 through Saturday, March 2 and at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 3. Tickets will be available online at and at the door for $12. Doors open a half hour prior to the show. There will be a 15-minute intermission during the show. All concessions are $1.50 and will be sold during intermission.

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Directed by and starring Sharon Poulsen with assistant director Simon Bush, who will also be on stage, this spin on the all too familiar timeless fairy tales will bring plenty of laughter.

Bedtime stories will never be the same when this cast of quirky characters and mishaps along the way unfold. Loaded with funny lines and unique situations, this one-act play will entertain and leave its audience wanting more.

The cast of characters and actor’s name are: Grandpa…Simon Bush; Everett…Lucas Green; Jane…Lyla Rolin; Millie…Lyla Rolin; Oliver…Pierson Harville; Ray…Rudyard Goodman; Toni…Josie Garner; Cindy-relly…Khloe Bush; Stepmother…Coleena Garcia; Helga…Stormy Strength; Harriet..Sofia Bush; Horace…Isaac Bush; FairyGodmother..Breely Richardson; Steve…Jonah Carter; Parker…Isaac Bush; Perry…Easton Hadley; Bob…Piper Sommer; Big Bad Bear…Braxton Wagner; Goldilocks..Juniper; Little Red Riding Pants…Briauna Matheny; Goldilocks…Juniper Strength; Little Denny….Josie Garner; Snow White…Coleena Garcia; Queen…Breely Richardson; Hairbrush…Isaac Bush; Sloppy…Easton Hadley; Lazy…Stormy Strength; Mean One…Sofia Bush; Grumplegrapeskin…Braxton Wagner; Astrid…Briauna Matheny; and Blink Wonderman…Jonah Carter.

GECA is located at 100 S. Trammel St. in Atmore. More information will be available as the show performance date gets closer. Visit the GECA website at to become a member and save on this and future events. Members receive emails about auditions and other events. For more information, email