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Augusta Jr Players announces Cast List for AKEELAH AND THE BEE

We are pleased to announce the cast of The Augusta Jr. Players’ production of “Akeelah and the Bee”! We had many wonderful auditions over two days and truly wished we could have cast everyone. We are especially appreciative of those who reached out to their networks to help us find so many talented individuals.


For those not cast, we invite you to reach out if you are interested in assisting with the production, and please continue to audition for future shows! Thank you again for all your hard work and patience.

Performance Space: 
Kroc Center of Augusta (Feb. 3-4) and
The Imperial Theatre (Feb. 22-23)
Performance Dates:
February 3, 2023 (7:00 PM) and
Feb. 4, 2023 (2:00 PM and 7:00 PM);
Akeelah – Azariah Seay
Dr. Larabee – Chris Carter
Gail – Cheronda Harris
Reggie – Brian “CJ” Harris
Georgia – Lakyra Maloney
Ruth – Temeka Davis
Willie – Jerry Britt
Dylan – Chase Carter
Javier – Aidan Rolle
Principal Welch – Dawn Green
J.T. – Josiah StromanMr. Chiu – Eric Odom
Trish – Annabeth GroverRhonda – Kennedy HarrisIzzy – Isabella Altizer
Chucky – William Coleman
DJ Foxy Fay/TV Announcer Carrington Harris
Judges/Pronouncers – Tayllor Davis, Carrington Harris, Eric Odom, Josiah Stroman
Spelling Kids Miranda Britt, Tayllor Davis, Anasia Green, William Coleman
Ensemble Isabella Altizer, Miranda Britt, William Coleman, Tayllor Davis, Anasia Green, Carrington Harris, Eric Odom, Josiah Stroman
Director: Matt Kridel
Assistant Director: Kimberly Kelly
Stage Manager: Cameron Hern
Assistant Stage Manager: Caroline Smith

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