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PBHS graduate lands stage role at Pratt

Derek Schmidt, 2010 graduate of Peabody-Burns High School, has been selected to play a leading role in a stage adaptation of “The Wind in the Willows,” a 1908 children’s literature classic by Kenneth Graeme.

Schmidt will play the part of Mr. Toad, owner of Toad Hall.

The performance will be given at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 and at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 in Carpenter Auditorium on the Pratt Community College Campus in Pratt.

Bruce and LaDeena Burke of rural Peabody are his parents.

Last modified Jan. 11, 2012