Montville Township High School Drama Club spring musical is
fun for all ages
DROWSY CHAPERONE is the 2017 Montville Township High School spring musical. The
uproariously funny musical parody will be performed Thursday, Friday and
Saturday, March 2, 3 and 4, 2017, at 7:30 PM. A five-time Tony
Award-winning musical, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE is fun for the entire family.
“It’s simple fun!” said MTHS senior
Emma Fleisig who plays Trix, The Aviatrix. “Everyone will like it. It is really
“It’s really funny, too,” added
Sydney Kayne, a senior who will portray Mrs. Tottendale. “I love it. You just
cannot stop laughing!”
Like most of the cast, neither of
the actresses was familiar with the piece when they auditioned. But the
unending laughs of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE have made it one of the cast’s favorite
shows to have been produced during their time at MTHS.
Five seniors hold lead parts in
this season’s musical production, including Tommy Sansone who is making his
musical theatre debut as the Underling.
Sansone, who noted that he played
trombone in “the pit for two years,” said that looking up at the action from
the orchestra he thought acting looked like fun. “I just wanted to be a part of
that,” the senior said. In addition to Fleisig, Kayne and Sansone, seniors
Martin Trogani and Heather Shaw will play lead characters Man in Chair and
Janet Van De Graaf, respectively.
This season’s auditions brought out a record number of
performers from the MTHS Drama Club. The entire cast of the 2017 spring musical
includes: Carly Benson (grade 10), Jessica Blake (10), Gabriella Casiano (9),
Brandon Cornejo (11), Emma Fleisig (12), Jeffrey Gallup (9), Heather Giudice
(12), Hannah Haber (12), Kayla Hardin (10), Skyler Herman (10), Amli Hogo (11),
Jason Joo (10), Sydney Kayne (12), Matthew Krase (9), Erica Lavista (12), Julie
Lee (10), Sarah Lemmerz (12), Chancellor Mazzo (12), Jaclyn Montano (11), Julia
Musilli (10), Brooke Nagel (11), Alicia Oh (11), Anna Rehberg (9), Gabriella
Robertiello (11), Julia Rossinow (10), Tommy Sansone (12), Dominique Sawieljew
(9), Heather Shaw (12), Matt Shupack (11), Jadyn Silverberg (9), Natalie
Sliwowski (11), Lexie Sullivan (10), Megan Testa (11), Evan Thailer (12), Clara
Trogani (9), Martin Trogani (12), Veronica Tullo (9), Julia Vinder (11) and
Alexa Zammit (10).
Veteran director, Scott Baird will
again lead the cast and creative team as the Director and Executive Producer.
MTHS Choral Director, Kristen Markowski is the Vocal Director and Assistant
Director. Music Direction by MTHS Orchestra Director Andrew Havington. The
creative team also consists of: Caitlin Gutches, Choreographer; Erik Sheehan,
Scenic Design; Karen Holeczko, Props Design; Eileen Racioppi, Art Design; Susan
Kenny, Costumes/Hair & Make-Up; Christina Sheehan Drama Club Business
Manager/Producer and Production Stage Manager, Pam Wilczynski.
THE DROWSEY CHAPERONE will run for
three performances only from Thursday through Saturday, March 2, 3 and 4 at
7:30 PM. Performances will be held at the Dr. Robert O. Stafford Auditorium in
the Montville Township High School, 100 Horseneck Road, Montville, NJ. Tickets
can be purchased at the door and are only $15 for adults and $12 for Students
and Senior Citizens. THE DROWSEY CHAPERONE is fun for all ages.