Walton Arts Center in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment has selected three local actors to portray the role of “Tom of Warwick” in the production of Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot. The selected actors are Preston Dulaney (14), Jack Duncan (8) and Jake Fennell (12). The internationally-acclaimed Camelot will run eight shows beginning Tuesday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 22. Tickets range from $36 to $74 and can be purchased by calling our Box Office at 479.443.5600 or visiting www.waltonartscenter.org.

Show Dates and Times:
• Tuesday Feb.17 – Thurs. Feb.19 at 7 pm
• Friday Feb. 20 at 8 pm and Sat. Feb. 21 at 8 pm
• Saturday. Feb 21 and Sun. Feb 22 and 2 pm

Preston Dulaney
Preston is currently a freshman at Bentonville High School, he began acting in 2005. Since then he has appeared onstage in such shows as Les Miserables, Wizard of Oz, The King and I, A Christmas Story, and Stuart Little. Preston also plans to study acting and theater in college.

Jack Duncan
Jack Duncan is currently in 3rd Grade at the Fayetteville Montessori School. When he’s not in school, Jack studies theatre arts and performance at Arts Live Theatre in Fayetteville. He was cast in Arts Live Theatre’s recent productions of Peter Pan, Jr. and Charlotte’s Web along with being cast in the leading roles in his last three school plays at Fayetteville Montessori School.

Jake Fennell
Jake is currently in 7th Grade at the Arkansas Arts Academy. Jake plays the violin in his school orchestra and is also the concertmaster for the andante group. Since he started acting, Jake has played the role of Marcellus in TheatreSquared’s young actor’s drama camp’s production of Hamlet. He also played King Puck in a play about Irish folklore at Cooper Elementary School.

Broadway’s sweeping tale of passion, pageantry and betrayal is the winner of 4 Tony Awards®, 3 Academy Awards® and has never been more enthralling than in this new production. Intimate and fresh, CAMELOT’S celebrated score includes the classics “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “The Simple Joys of Maidenhood,” and the title song, “Camelot.”

CAMELOT features a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe and is based on the King Arthur legend adapted from the T.H. White novel The Once and Future King. This all-new production is directed by Michael McFadden and features Scenic Design by Kevin Depinet, Lighting Design by Mike Baldassari and Sound Design by Craig Cassidy.
Taught well by Merlin, King Arthur, with his beautiful new queen Guenevere, rule the kingdom of CAMELOT with new ideals, bringing peace to a troubled land. With the addition of the dashing Sir Lancelot to the Knights of the Round Table, one of the most fabled love triangles of all time ensues. Mordred, King Arthur’s illegitimate son, catches on and sees a kingdom in chaos and attempts to destroy all that is CAMELOT!
The original 1960 production ran on Broadway for 873 performances and spawned several revivals, foreign productions and the 1967 film. The original cast album was America’s top-selling LP for 60 weeks.
The CAMELOT tour for North America is produced by Phoenix Entertainment by special arrangement with Tams -Witmark Music Library, Inc. www.phoenix-ent.com or www.tamswitmark.com.
For more information, visit www.camelottour.com.