For additional information, contact:
Angie Manning, communications director
Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
(337) 436-9588 or (800) 456-7952

The Choice Easter Musical

SULPHUR, La. (Feb. 26, 2013)-Looking for an Easter musical this spring? Featuring the high drama and pageantry of ancient Rome during the rule of Tiberius Caesar, "The Choice" musical is a story of the forbidden love between a young Jewish girl and a Roman soldier and the cultural difficulties surrounding following Christ.

Three performances will be held Sunday, March 24, at 10:15 a.m. and Friday-Saturday, March 29-30, at 7 p.m. at Maplewood First Baptist Church, 4501 Maplewood Drive.

The score, reminiscent of Andrew Lloyd Webber, is a dramatic musical created by Robert and Cindy Sterling. The lead characters include the Roman soldier, Marcus played by Monty Jones; Angie Manning as Hannah, the Jewish girl; Mike Martinez as Octavius; Dr. Bryan Manning as Jesus; Dean Hanson as Pilate; and Reuben Broussard as Caiaphus.

Other cast members include Joey MacNamara, Janice Keller, Jace Verdin, Nick Gadd, David Pool, Ken Broussard, Patrick Stanley, Bob Rust, Andrew Lyons, Randy Thibodeaux and Dawson Pool, along with other cast members and the church choir.

The performances are free. For more information, call the church office at (337) 625-5899 or log onto