Classic ‘Pippin’ coming to Cedar Lake
By Bob Craig Post-Tribune correspondent May 31, 2012 4:10PM
"Avenue Q" opens June 10 at the Dunes Summer Theatre in Michiana Shores. The cast includes (left to right) Michael Glorioso, Rachel Steigley, Melanie May, Jeff Schmidt, Andy Polomchak and Eric Helmken.
Updated: July 3, 2012 12:19PM
Le Arc en Ciel Theatre Group will present the musical “Pippin” June 8-23.
With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger Hirson and original choreography by Bob Fosse, the musical uses the premise of a mysterious acting troupe, led by a Leading Player, to tell the story of Pippin, a young prince on his search for meaning and significance.
The LCTG production will be directed by Paul and Angie Lowe and the cast includes Steven Becker, Dan Ball, Andy Leahy, Leslie Evans, Shannon Becker, Aaron Cappello, Chris King, Angie Lowe, Bill Tarkington and Christine Powers.
Nicci Carroll, Hannah Souronis, Austin Traina, LeAnn Stutler, Jackson DeLisle, Aaron Cappello, Brett Balicki, Brandon Kratkoczki, Hayley Kwasniewski, Samantha Tarkington, Holly DeLisle, Rea Robinson and Janet Tarkington are also in the cast.
Performances will be at Great Oaks, 13109 S. Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake. Call 365-3197 or 374-8000 for reservations or more information.
The Genesius Guild in Hammond will present the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” July 20-29.
Ed Griffith is the director, with musical direction by Natalie Franks and Jay Gianetti and choreography by Sarah Miller and Bridget Choe.
The cast includes Clarke Remmers, Antoinette Gomez, Brandon Denton, Kevin Sherman, Larry Hinken, Shannon Hayes, Diane Nossem, Bob Clark, Bnjamin Calypso, Heather Clark, Dale Downs, Betsy Archer, Sean Boswell, Sarah Miller, Jordan Mayer, Bridget Barnett Choe, Tyler Franklin, Abigail Ogrentz, Ryan Pohrte, Kristi Peterson, Matt Seiluns, Abby Blaize, Jacob Barber, Kassidy Norman, Ross Myers and Mandy Dietrich.
Avery Malerich, Amber L Holley, Brandon Kratkoczki, Lindsey McDermott, Alfred Ayala, Conrad Kerosky, Gilberto Oria, Melissa Downs, Ashley Garza, Maegan Glass, Shannon Krilich, Katie McLaren, Payton Moore, Shade Fupastein, Gillian Archer, Megan Archer, Michael Archer, Luke Brandenburg, Addison Clark, Phineas Clark, GeorgeAnn Holloway, Noah Jones, Kate Krilich, Katarina Milan and Grace Trinkle are also in the cast.
Performances will be at First United Methodist Church, 6635 Hohman Ave., Hammond. Call (877) 724-7715 for reservations or more information.
M&M Productions and Ross Music Theatre will hold final registrations and auditions for the summer youth theater camp at 5:30 p.m. June 1 at Merrillville High School Auditorium. Use the stage door entrance next to the M entrance at the school.
The camp will feature performances June 22-24 at the M&M Studio Theatre in Hobart.
While preparing for the performances the participants will learn about live theater. The camp is for ages 8 to 16; beginners and seasoned young actors are welcome.
There is no charge for the camp itself but there is a charge for the tickets to see the show. Email email@example.com for more information.