1/23/2018 12:45:00 PM One-act play explores pain of cancer
Sam (Jack Wood), a teenager undergoing treatment for cancer, and his mother (Abby Orvis), left, learn from Samís care team, Dr. Big (Rachel Husgen) and Nurse Abby (Olivia Nicklay) that Sam will need additional rounds of chemotherapy. Stewartville High School production of This Isnít the End, a one-act play to be presented at the SHS Performing Arts Center this Friday, Jan. 26 and Friday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. each evening. Admission is free, but the SHS Theater Department will accept donations to help pay for future one-act productions.
Other children in the pediatric wing are excited to share in some Dominos pizza to celebrate the end of their friend Sam's first round of chemotherapy in the SHS one-act play, This Isnít the End. Pictured from left are Anna (Gloria Nelson), Mo (Ellie Fryer), Xavier (Brenndan Walton), Zoe (Bella Biever), Dominoís Dude (George Gray), Juliette (Erica Laganiere), and Nurse Doris (Jessica Skare).
Finding hope in the darkness will be the theme when Stewartville High School presents This Isn't the End, a one-act play that explores the pain of pediatric cancer. The show, written by Neal Abbott and Alex Weston, 2011 graduates of Stewartville High School, will be presented at the SHS Performing Arts Center this Friday, Jan. 26 and Friday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. each evening. Abbott, co-director of the show with Janelle Hinkle, said he and Weston wanted to write a story that portrays childhood cancer in a realistic way... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Jan. 23 Stewartville STAR.