by Wesley Wright
Around 65 cast and crew have been working for months on a production that will bring delight to many in the next few days. At Lakeland Prep The Lakeland Theatre Company will be presenting Freaky Friday this Thursday March 30th – Sunday April 2nd and you have an opportunity to enjoy the fruits of their labor. A synopsis from Stage Agent – An adaptation of the classic novel and beloved films, Freaky Friday follows teenager Ellie Blake and her mother, Katherine, on the weirdest, strangest, craziest, freakiest day of their whole lives.
Try as they might, Katherine and Ellie just can’t seem to understand each other: Ellie wants her mom to stop trying to change her, while Katherine wants her daughter to be the best version of herself that she can be. On a fateful Friday, the day before Katherine’s wedding, something magical occurs when mother and daughter swap bodies. Now, both will have to literally spend a day walking in each other’s shoes, learning about each other and the struggles each goes through and forging a new mother-daughter relationship in this hilarious, energetic, and moving musical comedy. There are tickets available for each showing, all are welcome.