Pulaski High School is staging the musical “42nd Street”, which tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a young performer who gets her big break on Broadway in the 1930s.
The musical – written by Michael Stewart, Mark Bramble, Harry Warren and Al Dubin – will be staged at Pulaski High School at 7 p.m. Feb. 10, 2 p.m. Feb 11, 7 p.m. Feb. 17 and 2 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets are $8 and are available starting Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Pulaski News office at PHS or by calling Laurie Fischer at 920-822-6800.
The musical, which features the standards “Lullaby of Broadway” and “42nd Street”, has a lot of singing, dancing and acting to it, said director Kathryn Brown, PHS choir instructor.
“It might not be familiar to some, but don’t let that stop you from coming,” Brown said. “There is a lot to be seen. It’s very entertaining from start to finish,” she added.
PHS teacher Amy Tubbs is assisting with acting and is helping with costumes along with Rolean Wernicke. She’s also handling sound and lights. PHS teacher Melissa Welsing is in charge of choreography. PHS teacher Spencer Karls is in charge of the sets. PCMS band teacher Val Spaulding is in charge of the pit band.
Actors are: Emily Archambo - “Sunny” soloist, dancer, chorus; Emmarose Bader – Maggie; Ava Baenen - dancer, chorus; Riley Brown – chorus; Alyssa Bruckert - “Dames”/trellis girl, chorus; Jordan Busse - Ann Reilly (Anytime Annie); Allison Carter - “Dames”/trellis girl, chorus; Oriana Cheney - “Dames”/trellis girl, chorus; Hunter Chrisman – Mac; Grace Christiansen - “Dames”/trellis girl, chorus; Hannah Dornfeld - dancer, chorus; Mara Grasse - “Sunny” soloist, dancer, chorus; Jessica Goska - dancer, chorus; Abby Harris - “Dames”/trellis girl, chorus; T.J. Hock - Andy Lee.
Also, Allie Huber – chorus; Gabe Koepke - Julian Marsh; Kailee Kryger - “Sunny” soloist, dancer, chorus; Lauren Lacera - Lorraine Flemming; Amelia Lara – chorus; Brayden Lom - “Sunny” soloist, chorus; Dana Madden - Phyllis Dale; Gavin Mangold – chorus; Avery McCallum – chorus; Megan Miesbauer – chorus; Caleb Miller - Bert Barry; Marcus Moss – chorus; Cole O’Brien - “Sunny” soloist, dancer, chorus; Benjamin Petroll – Abner; Alyssa Rettke - chorus, dancer; Autumn Rettke - Peggy Sawyer; Jade Sampo – chorus; Frances Schaetz - Dorothy Brock; Tyler Tanner - Pat Denning; Jena Truckenbrod – chorus; Geovanni Virella-Torres - Billy Lawlor; Lauryn Wessely - dancer, chorus; Karissa Willette – chorus and Brittney Winter - “Dames”/trellis girl, chorus.
Members of the pit band are: Victoria Vaile, Makenna Agen, Courtney Faucett, Brooke Volkman, Megan Walkenhorst, Madison VanUs, Cheyanne Kandler, Megan Mielke, Connor Parr, Caleb Wilinski, Malorie Schultz, Edgar Flores – Martinez, Corinne Galligan, Sara Kunesh, Adrian Caylor, Alyssa Utech, Will Voelker and Scotty Smith.
Members of the stage crew are: Cameron Carpenter, Nick Diefenthaler, Jason Dietrich, Ben Evenson, Caleb Haag, Sarah Kurowski, Jayden Lepp, Rachel Pagel, Iyana Ramey, Holly Schupbach, Megan Schwoerer, Ashley Valeria, Kiley Van Schyndel, Hannah VanEnkevort, Ruby VanZeeland and Mackenzie Walla.