Glenbard North to stage 'Chicago: High School Edition' April 28-30

 
 
Updated 4/22/2022 3:38 PM

Glenbard North High School's theater program will present their spring musical, "Chicago: High School Edition," with book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins and script adaptations by David Thompson.

It's 1920s Chicago, where jazz and fame are found around every corner. Housewife Roxie Hart dreams of fame and fortune, yearning for her name in lights. Her dreams eventually lead her to death row, where she meets another murderess, a vaudevillian named Velma Kelly. Together, they develop a deep rivalry while competing for fame in the hope it will keep them from their fate.

 

Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, April 28-30, at Glenbard North, 990 N. Kuhn Road in Carol Stream.

Tickets are available by calling (630) 653-7000 Ext. 3820 or going to glenbardnorthhs.seatyourself.biz.

Tickets are $10 in advance and at the door.

The cast includes Sarah Luczak, Dominic Frusolone, Madelynn Öztas, Kaden Van Lerberghe, Sarah Sullivan, Isaiah Bostwick, Nora Beckett, Sawyer Harle, Nina Falco, Kaylee Harrison, Hayley Troyan, Tess Denault, Julia Jasiewicz, Francesca Butera, Molly Heideman, Jessica Housour, Abigail Sillitti, Natalia Vazquez, Alexa Camacho, John Flynn III, Maya Johal, Danielle Lill, Rachel Roberts, Brenda Rodriguez, Belle Torres, and Loreali Witteck.

Student leaders include Areli Camargo, Hayley Troyan, Roxanne Bakir, Emiliano Rivas III, Jared Arens, Chelsea Prez, Addison Gwaltney, Drake Pittman, Brody Hill, Zach Lazzara, Griffin Hill, Gianna Nascimento, Livi King, Kellie Kieu, and Megan Garcia.

The pit ensemble includes Cat Stoutenburg, Gail Creighton, Eduardo Ocampo, Mya Robles, Italibi Granados, Livy Walleck, Jeffrey Dorsey, Christopher Tejeda, Brett Brunner, Cody Corona, Tuscany Bordignon, Frederick Melki, Oriana DiVita, Grace Caputo, Grace Adduci, Abigail Mogge, Francis Sullivan, Drew Moser, Ginny Fuller, Colin Williamson, Justin Abarca, Claudine Cuhi, Nicolas Di Torro, Zoe Nicolaidis, Leah Martinez, Kevin Bruce, Criselle Culhi, Carmen Wilson, Joe Burgoni, and Sabina Irfan.

Jolaine Orlin is the director, and Nathan King is technical director and coordinating lights and scenery. Madison Gillis is sound and publicity director; Marissa Talarico is coordinating costumes and props; and Ben Patton is the assistant director. Laura Johnson is vocal director with Lauren Whisnant as conductor and Abigail Mogge as the collaborative pianist.

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