Spotlight: Tuck Everlasting, the Musical

Presented by: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Jefferson Davis Players

Where: Jefferson Davis Campus, Fine Arts Auditorium 2226 Switzer Road, Gulfport

Showtimes: Friday and Saturday; 7:30 p.m.; and 2 p.m. Sunday

Starring: Peyton Glydewell (Jesse); Taylor Prescott (Mae); Jackson Jones (Miles); Brian Nowell (Angus); Lauren Benefield (Winnie); Payton Bellew (Man in the Yellow Suit); Logan Tribble (Mother); Shelby Wade (Nana); Joe Stinson (Hugo); Zachery Peterson (Constable Joe)

Production crew: Ryan Pierini, director; Chandee Carson, stage manager; Tory LaRiviere, assistant stage manager; Chandee Carson, light board; Kenny Yocom, sound board.

Synopsis: The Jefferson Davis Campus Theatre Department presents “Tuck Everlasting, the Musical” based on the novel “Tuck Everlasting” by Natalie Babbitt, music by Chris Miller, lyrics by Nathan Tyson, book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle. The play is based on the question, what would you do if you had all eternity? Winnie Foster, 11, yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get more than she could have imagined, learning of the magic behind the Tucks’ unending youth, she must fight to protect their secret from those who would do anything for a chance at eternal life. As her adventure unfolds, Winnie faces an extraordinary choice: return to her life, or continue with the Tucks on their infinite journey.

Tickets: $10 regular admission; $5 students; $25 season pass

Reservations/details: Call 228-897-3931