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Shelter Island School students performed ‘The Addams Family’ on April 4, 5, 6 and 7.
Shelter Island School students in 8th through 12th grade presented “The Addams Family” musical last weekend under the direction of John and Anu Kaasik. The talented actors and actresses sang music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa under the direction of musical directors Deanna Locascio and Keith Brace.
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The cast of ‘The Addams Family’ creeping around on stage earlier this week.
High School’s production of ‘The Addams Family’ opens April 4.
They’re creepy and they’re kooky — and they’re coming soon to a theater very near you.
The cast on stage in the school auditorium
Shelter Island School’s 4th and 5th graders hit the stage to present “Freeze Frame” on Wednesday, February 13. Performers spun their way into positions depicting favorite wintertime activities. “Our hosts keep things moving as the celebrity panelists try to guess the action being shown on stage,” said music teacher Deanna Locascio.
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | During a recent rehearsal in the school auditorium, seniors Hayley Lowell-Liszanckie (Billie Bendix) and Daniel Boeklen (Jimmy Winter) worked with director John Kaasik on ‘Treat Me Rough,’ a Gershwin song-and-dance number from ‘Nice Work if You Can Get It.’
Bootleggers, Gold Coast mansions, and high kicking Charleston moves are just some of the antics that will be front and center in “Nice Work if You Can Get It,” the Shelter Island Drama Club’s spring musical which will be presented in the school auditorium March 22 through 25. (more…)
LENNY STUCKER PHOTO | A scene from ‘The Man in the Ceiling’ with, from left, Erin Kommer, Nicole Parker, Jonah Broscow and Danny Binstock.
Bay Street Theater’s production of “The Man in the Ceiling,” a world premiere musical with book by Jules Feiffer, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and directed by Jeffrey Seller, producer of Hamilton, will run May 30 to June 25. The production stars Jonah Broscow as Jimmy Jibbett, Andrew Lippa (who also composed the music and lyrics for the show) as Uncle Lester, Erin Kommor as Lisi, Brett Gray as Charlie Beemer, Danny Binstock as Father and Nicole Parker as Mother. (more…)