Providence Catholic High School Theatre Club puts music to religious parables.
The club's fall play is the musical Godspell, which follows the religious journeys of several individuals who are learning the parables of the Bible from Jesus. Written by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak, it was first performed on Broadway in 1971.
The students in the theatre club are scheduled to perform from to begin at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 1-4 at the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Theater in Joliet. A 2 p.m. matinee is slated for both Saturday, Nov. 4, and Sunday, Nov. 5.
Tickets for all performances are $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for students, children and senior citizens. For ticket information please call (815) 485-2136 ext. 3323.
According to Jamie O'Brien, PCHS communications director, Godspell is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). The play is directed by Michele Hibbott, Ann Waldron, music director; Rosario Knezz, choregrapher; Eric Moniger, technical director, and Sandra Krejci, production manager.
The cast includes: Caleigh Branigan of Frankfort, Joe Calderone of Orland Park, Erin Campbell of Mokena, Eric Connelly of Tinley Park (Jesus), Brian Daniher of Mokena, Jonah Deffenbaugh of Plainfield (John the Baptist/Judas), Alyssa Flanagan of Homer Glen, Abby Fritts of Tinley Park, Hannah Gleason of Plainfield, Keri Hettinger of Joliet, Clare Huguelet of Mokena, Ryan Jones of Homer Glen (Jesus), John Narcissi of Mokena, Liz Phillips of Shorewood, Tony Pratl of Joliet, Miguel Salazar of Joliet, Lizzy Stone of Joliet and Cailee Tylin of New Lenox.
The Ensemble includes: Johanna Bastas of Mokena, Gabe Costello of Monee, Christian Davis of Mokena, Rachel Gorski of Shorewood, Georgia Hiotis of Orland Park, Andreas Korallus of Lemont, Abby Morris of Plainfield, Abby Persicketti of Manhattan, Kevin Phillips of Shorewood, Carly Prekwas of Mokena, Caitlyn Quinlan of New Lenox, Katie Scott of Homer Glen, Tessa Vecchi of Frankfort and Anne Webster of Homer Glen.
Musical performance by: Paul Kocsis of Orland Park (percussion), Jason Koth of Homer Glen (guitar) and Erin Martin of Minooka (flute).
Cast & Stage Crew Manager: Erin Martin of Minooka
Assistant Managers: Broegan Garr of Orland Park and Ian Harder of Channahon.
Crew Includes: Heather Baker of Orland Park, Ben Bernecker of Orland Park, Nick Bratcher of Homer Glen, Matt Columbus of Joliet, Patrick Connelly of Tinley Park, Katie Deters of Joliet, Emily Hornung of Shorewood, Madi Jager of Mokena, Nick Krejci of Plainfield, Sarah Lennon of Orland Park, Colleen Martin of Minooka, Kathleen Melei of Lockport, Alainna Plut of Shorewood, Dan Salazar of Joliet, Ashley Stajura of Lockport, Andrew Stone of Joliet, Elisia Venegas of Crest Hill, Brittany Waldron of Plainfield, Gabe Wolcott of Joliet and Tanner Zielinski of Shorewood.