Young Actress Gets Set For First Big Role
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Emma O’Neill-Dietel, 11, of South Philadelphia began taking acting classes at Walking Fish Theatre in Fishtown to get out of her shell. It worked and she will star in her first major role on December 11 as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Fractured Christmas Carol.
Emma is hearing impaired but shrugs if off. She said she’ll know her role so well she won’t need cues.
B.Someday productions at Walking Fish just received a Barrymore award for its children’s programs.
Reported by: Karin Phillips, KYW Newsradio
For more information go to walkingfishtheatre.com
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