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THE LINE

Affton Alumni Theatre presents
a world premiere
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Scott Miller
based on an actual court case, Island Trees School District v. Pico
July 26-27, 1985
Affton Senior High School Theatre, St. Louis

SYNOPSIS
Based on one of the most important book banning cases in U.S. history, The Line explores the personal conflicts and powder keg emotions behind a simple act that snowballed into a U.S. Supreme Court case, Island Trees School District v. Pico. A small group of parents in a quiet suburban town break into their kids' high school library one night to remove "objectionable" books they've found on a list from a national conservative parents group. When their kids find out, the town is soon split in two – and so are some of the families – and the kids end up taking their parents and their school district all the way to the Supreme Court.

THE CAST
Max – Ann Pierce
Kevin Stratton – Todd Ryan
Steven Stratton – Ron Kenney
Linda Stratton – Cindy Keck
Lisa Tully – Barb Kidd
Sherman Tully – Brian Boyland
Barbara Tully – Kathy Milner
Sebastian "Bash" Crocket – Darren Thompson
Trish Mather – Laurie Plant
Marge Blodgett – Judith Rethwisch

THE ARTISTIC STAFF
Director – Judith Rethwisch
Music Director – Scott Miller
Choreography – Mary Ellen Tobin
Production Designer – Patricia Edmonds
Lighting Designer – Bob Burgess
Costume Designers – Ann Pierce, Laurie Plant
Technical Director – George Wagoner
Orchestrator – Charlie Schmidt

THE BAND
Conductor – Todd Westermayer
Piano – Linda Zirbas
Additional Band Credits Unavailable

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