A cast of 53 will take to the stage when Naperville's Magical Starlight Theatre presents "Oliver" beginning Friday, Jan. 18, in the Naperville Central High School auditorium.
The musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' tale of Oliver Twist follows an orphan's journey from a cheerless workhouse to the streets of London and finally to a home of his own.
Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 18-19 and 25-26, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, and Sunday, Jan. 26, at the school, 440 W. Aurora Ave.
Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. They may be purchased online at napervilleparks.org or in person at the Naperville Park District administration building, 320 W. Jackson Ave. or at the 95th Street Center, 2244 W. 95th St.
For more on Magical Starlight Theatre, visit magicalstarlighttheatre.com.