Footloose

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Event date: 7/27/2018 7:30 PM - 8/5/2018 3:00 PM Export event
Footloose
Don Gingold
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Footloose

Stage Adaptation by DEAN PITCHFORD and WALTER BOBBIE
Based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford
Music by TOM SNOW Lyrics by DEAN PITCHFORD
Additional Music by ERIC CARMEN, SAMMY HAGAR, KENNY LOGGINS and JIM STEINMAN

Teenaged Ren McCormack leaves his life in Chicago to settle in a rural town with his mom. But the new town has a strict ban on Ren’s favorite pasttime: dancing. Ren struggles against the conservative attitude of Reverend Moore, whose distrust of rock music has stifled the ability of Ren's new classmates to express themselves. Aided by the reverend's daughter Ariel and Ren's new best friend Willard, Ren learns why the town doesn't dance, and how to start changing that. You'll hear some familiar tunes in this 80s rock musical, like "Let's Hear it for the Boy," "Holding Out for a Hero," "Almost Paradise," and, of course, "Footloose."

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Production Team

Director: Madison Smith
Music Director: Emma Gingold
Choreographer: Samantha Sieghart
Producer: Jeff Sand
Stage Manager: Danielle Goldberg
Assistant Stage Manager / Props Master: Meghan King
Technical Director: Jensine Waller
Scenic Designer: Sabrina Zeidler
Lighting Designer: Alaina Pizzoferrato
Sound Designer: Jeff Sand
Costumer Designer: Mackenzie Gratten
Master Carpenter: Caden Duckworth

Cast

Michael Metcalf -- Ren McCormack
Hannah Yonan -- Ariel Moore
Rick Love -- Rev. Shaw Moore
Kelley Dale -- Vi Moore
Matt Weaver -- Willard Hewitt
James Bleecker, Jr. -- Chuck Cranston
Shaheen Kapambwe -- Rusty
Abbie Friedenberg -- Urleen
Margaret Rogers -- Wendy Jo
Martha Capo -- Ethel McCormack
Steve Koek -- Wes Warnicker
Lori Bush Shepard -- Lulu Warnicker
Nickel Hays -- Betty Blast, Eleanor Dunbar, Dance Captain
Keith Barrack -- Travis, Cowboy Bob, Dance Captain
Bryan Perez -- Lyle
Chris Knight -- Principal Clark
Sean Michael Williams -- Coach Dunbar
Jake Murphy -- Jeter
Maddie McDowell -- Bickle
Andrew Popovich -- Garvin
Emrose Seidenberg -- Ariel Understudy
Band Members: Tina Boffa, Lauren Kessler, Maddie McDowell, Madysen Simanonis
Featured Dancers: Nickel Hays, Lizzy Hughes, Sarah Morton, Emrose Seidenberg, Madysen Simanonis
Ensemble: Keith Barrack, Tina Boffa, Nickel Hays, Lizzy Hughes, Lauren Kessler, Chris Knight, Steve Koek, Maddie McDowell, Sarah Morton, Jake Murphy, Bryan Perez, Andrew Popovich, Emrose Seidenberg, Lori Bush Shepard, Krista Sherinian, Madysen Simanonis, Sean Michael Williams

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