Charlotte's Web is a classic tale of friendship triumphing over all.

Charlotte's Web is a classic tale of friendship triumphing over all.

Charlotte spins her web at the Capitol

Nelson Youth Theatre brings a family favourite to the stage.

On Friday, March 13 at the Capitol Theatre, Nelson Youth Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web, adapted from E.B. White’s book by Joseph Robinette.

Come to the farm, the barn and the fair to witness an animal tale about natural friendship triumphing over all.

In this stage version of the story that inspired the recent big-studio movie, Luther Perry plays Wilbur the pig, Sylvia Hardy is his friend Fern the farm-girl and Jordyn Crawford portrays Charlotte the spider who weaves magic with her web to save his life. Johanna Brochhagen, Phoebe Fawcett, Tsupporah Campbell, Eirin Murray, Maeya Lundquist, Edie Stowell, Emily Stars, Gabby Asbell, Sara Hurst, Kate May, Laurel Nixon, Rajka and Jett Dunic, Phoenix Hayden and Salish Summer round out the talented cast directed by Jeff Forst.

Charlotte’s Web is followed on the Nelson Youth Theatre schedule by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, rehearsing now with an all-ages cast for June’s performances at the Capitol Theatre.

Tickets for Charlotte’s Web are on-sale through the Capitol Theatre box office (250-352-6363 or For more information about Nelson Youth Theatre’s past, present and future please visit

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