The Saline Area Players announce their production of How the Grinch Stole Christmas which will be performed on December 2 & 3 at 7:00 p.m. and December 4 & 5 at 1:00 & 3:30 p.m. at the Stone Arch Arts and Events Center, 117 S. Ann Arbor St, Saline MI (former Methodist Church). Ticket prices are $5/person or $25/immediate family. Seating is general admission. Tickets may be reserved by calling 734-677-3727.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is an original adaptation written and directed by Kara Cardella. Be prepared for cameo appearances by The Cat-in-the-Hat, Horton and other favorite Seuss characters. Also included will be a clever rendering of The Night Before Christmas. This show, which promises to be a delight for people of all ages, will be performed in collaboration with the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce during the Saline holiday parade weekend festivities. In addition, SAP will be supporting Toys for Tots by having a collection box at the play.

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Cat in the Hat

Christmas Rap

The Mouse Union

A couple of WHOs

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Max, the dog?!?

The Entire Cast


Grinch: Brian Trippel
Max: Logan Sole

Who Narrators:
Rosie Voss
Hannah Rufener
Sushrut Athavale
Anna Jones
Rachel Menge
Alexis Crayne
Stacie Flood
Ellie Falahee
Jonathan Muzzi
Jenny Crayne

Sam-I-Am: Lauren Chewter
Who Kid: Breanna Kempf

Who Salesperson: Sammie Giannotti
Testimonial 1: Saige Jost
Testimonial 2: Allison Menge

Mouse 1: Adair Jost
Mouse 2: Marlee Boulia
Mouse 3: Caroline Falahee
Mouse 4: Linus Babcock

Mouse Union:
Jane Falahee
Giselle Jost
Tommy Hamann
Shalen Murphy
Horton: Hannah Burkhart

Cindy Lou Who: Aliza Treber

Cat-in-the-Hat: Stephen Muzzi
Thing 1: Maddy Murphy
Thing 2: Grace Wissman

Feasting Whos:
Dianna Zimmerman-Jost
Rebekah Muzzi
Megan Kempf
Rich Hamann

Noisemaking Whos:
Jesse Ray
Shunamara Trippel
Robin Trippel
Maria Ray

The Night Before Christmas Choir:
Liz Boulia
Samantha Kempf
Jesse Ray
Rich Hamann


Stone Arch Arts & Events Center
117 S. Ann Arbor St.
Saline, MI

December 2 - 7:00 PM
December 3 - 7:00 PM
December 4 - 1:00 PM
December 4 - 3:30 PM
December 5 - 1:00 PM
December 5 - 3:30 PM


Children and Teens Only: Sunday, January 9, 2011 2-5 p.m.
Adults Only: Monday, January 10, 2011 7-10 p.m.
Adults Only: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 7-10 p.m.

Callbacks for Children and Adults (only if needed): Thursday, January 13, 2011 7-10 p.m.