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Updated: May 24, 2019 @ 7:31 pm
In the prologue of the Forest City High School play, "Little Women," Sarah Hovinga is introduced as the older Jo March in the Springfield Ladies Literary Society Meeting. Olivia Sarasio Meyer as Mrs. Tomilson sits while March gives her opening lines to her autobiographical speech.
Madi Korthals, playing Amy, and Josie Edel, playing Jo, perform a play for the all-female audience.
Amy (Madi Korthals) makes sure she faints on the sofa during her performance in Jo's (Josie Edel's) play.
Josie Edel, as Jo, sword fights with Sarah Hovinga, as the older Jo filling in as Rodrigo for Jo's play, before the audience.
The full cast takes a bow before the audience after the end of the Forest City High School's performance of "Little Women."
Amy (Madi Korthals) poorly faints into the sofa after Jo (Josie Edel) urges her to practice for her play while Meg (Natalie Jefson) and Beth (Alyssa Buffington) watch.
As the March family prepare to go to the dance thrown by Mr. Laurence, Jo (Josie Edel) appears wearing her only nice dress, which is seared beyond repair.
Jo (Josie Edel) bows in sarcasm as she leaves John Brooke (Micah Lambert), Meg (Natalie Jefson) and Laurie (Micaiah Krutsinger).
The March family and Hannah (Sarah Hovinga, front, Hannah Bruns, Natalie Jefson, Josie Edel, middle, and Emma Segerstrom and Madi Korthals, back) watch as Beth (Alyssa Buffington) thanks Mr. Laurence for the piano in person.
Jo (Josie Edel) cries over not being invited to go to Europe with her Aunt March while Professor Bhear (Drake Bang) comforts her.
Jo, played by Josie Edel, absorbs herself in her writing after the death of her sister Beth, while the narrator, Sarah Hovinga as the older Jo March, watches.
Jo, played by Josie Edel, meets Theodore "Laurie" Laurence, played by Micaiah Krutsinger, for the first time.
Laurie (Krutsinger) starts a conversation with Amy (Korthals), leading to the beginning of their love.
Laurie (Krutsinger) and Amy (Korthals) go on a picnic as their second date in Europe.
Laurie (Krutsinger) meets Amy (Korthals) and tries to help her read an Italian map to find some ancient buildings in Rome.
Laurie (Krutsinger) meets rejection upon proposing to Jo (Edel).
Jo (Edel) and Laurie (Krutsinger) perform the swordfight scene from Jo's play upon their first meeting.
Amy (Korthals) reads her letter to Mr. March after Meg (Jefson) finishes reading hers. Older Jo (Hovinga) takes the letter when she is done.
Meg (Jefson) accepts John Brooke's (Micah Lambert) proposal, much to Jo's (Edel) surprise and disgruntlement.
Meg (Jefson) dances with John Brooke (Lambert) during Mr. Laurence's dance party.
Meg (Jefson) attempts to keep her students' (Abbie Segerstrom and Henriette Winum) attention while they insist on gossiping about her.
Marmee (Emma Segerstrom) reads a letter from Mr. Laurence saying the piano is his thank-you gift to Beth (Buffington) for the needlepoint slippers she made him. Hannah (Hannah Bruns), Beth, Amy (Korthals), Meg (Jefson) and Jo (Edel) read the letter over Marmee's shoulder.
Beth (Buffington) asks Jo (Edel) about how she should give Mr. Laurence the needlepoint slippers she made as a thank-you gift for him allowing her to practice on his piano.
Beth (Buffington) walks down the stairs from the bedroom with the aid of Marmee (Emma Segerstrom) and Hannah (Bruns) as she can go downstairs for the first time since recovering from scarlet fever.
Marmee (Segerstrom) and Hannah (Bruns) help Beth (Buffington) sit on the sofa as she comes downstairs and joins the rest of the March family for the first time after her recovery from scarlet fever.
Jo (Edel) accepts Professor Bhear's (Drake Bang) proposal of marriage.
Laurie (Krutsinger) gives Jo (Edel) a package from Professor Bhear during the night of the March family's celebration of Laurie and Amy's (Korthals) engagement.
Guests dance at Mr. Laurence's dance party. On the left, John Brooke (Lambert) dances with Clara (Meggie Kleveland).
The March girls hug their father, Mr. March (Chris Diekhuis) upon his return home from the Civil War.
Jo (Edel) listens to Aunt March's (Brianna Carlson) lecture against Jo reading while attending her.
Mrs. Kirke (Alex Brahm) welcomes Jo (Edel) to her boarding house in New York.
Jo (Edel) meets Professor Bhear (Bang) for the first time at Mrs. Kirke's (Alex Brahm) boarding house. Bhear carries Kitty (Lyndee Jones) on his back with Minnie (Olivia Gayther) in tow as they enter the room where Jo and Mrs. Kirke are.
Jo (Edel) is outraged when Aunt March (Brianna Carlson) insults her father and refuses to lend Marmee some money for her journey to Mr. March, who is injured from the Civil War.
Jo (Edel) and Professor Bhear (Bang) exchange books for each other to read.
Marmee (Segerstrom) and her daughters gasp in shock when Jo (Edel) reveals she cut her hair to get money for Marmee's journey to Mr. March, who was injured in the Civil War.
Meg (Jefson) tries to reject John Brooke's (Lambert) marriage proposal.
Jo (Edel) comes home after learning of Beth's (Buffington) relapse and cries in the arms of her father, Mr. March (Chris Diekhuis) while Marmee (Segerstrom) sits with Beth in the bedroom.
Jo (Edel) tries to persuade Meg (Jefson) not to marry John Brooke, and is satisfied when Meg tells her exactly what she would say if Brooke ever proposed to her.
Jo (Edel) and older Jo (Hovinga) pretend to sword fight, mimicking what Jo saw during the opera with Professor Bhear (Bang).
Jo (Edel) reads her story in the paper to the March family as they sit in the living room. She then surprises them by revealing she wrote it.
Beth (Buffington) comforts Jo (Edel) when Jo visits her for the first time since Beth's relapse.
Beth (Buffington) tells Jo (Edel) she has scarlet fever
Jo (Edel), Meg (Jefson) and Hannah (Bruns) rush to take care of Beth (Buffington) as she recovers from scarlet fever.
Marmee (Segerstrom) reads a letter from Mr. March, who is in the Civil War, while her daughters, Meg (Jefson), Amy (Korthals), Beth (Buffington) and Jo (Edel) read over her shoulder.
Older Jo (Hovinga) begins her story with Christmas when she was a young girl. In the opening scenes of the play, Beth (Buffington) softly plays the piano while Amy (Korthals) and Meg (Jefson) decorate the Christmas tree.
The March family celebrates Amy and Laurie's (Korthals and Krutsinger) engagement.
Amy (Korthals) and Aunt March (Carlson) tell Jo (Edel) they are on their way to Europe together, without Jo.
Aunt March (Carlson) insults John Brooke and urges Meg (Jefson) not to marry him, to which Meg takes offense and is instead convinced of her love for Brooke.
Jenny (Sophia Kudej) and Mary (Isabel Redinger) make fun of Amy (Korthals) at school for being so poor.
Aunt March (Brianna Carlson) is introduced by Josephine March, the older Jo, (Sarah Hovinga) in the opening Christmas scene with the rest of the March family, Marmee (Emma Segerstrom), Meg (Natalie Jefson), Jo (Josie Edel), Beth (Alyssa Buffington) and Amy (Madi Korthals).
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