By Amy Fisher
Seven Mormons In Virginia Production of Carousel
FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA -- Seven Mormons recently performed on stage
at the Riverside Center in "Carousel." Brad Ransom, (a systems engineer
with Lockheed Martin,) played the role of Enoch Snow. Russell
Rowland, a popular vocal soloist in the Virginia area played the role
of Jigger Craigen. Maija-Liisa Nielson was Julie Jordan, while three
Members of the Walpole family, father Bob, and sons Robert and
Kendric performed in a variety of roles.
In addition, Greg Olson performed as one of Snow Children. Mormon
ladies headed by Janet Walpole sewed most of the costumes and many
other church members worked in stage and production crews.
The Riverside is a beautiful facility and has been a great place for
church members to perform and attend. The center is a dinner theatre
that puts on four Broadway plays a year.