Today marks a very exciting day. Exactly a month ago the cast list came out, which was the day that 49 dedicated young artists were officially a piece of a high school theater program like no other. This, personally, puts a bit of a chill up my back, knowing that my final show here at
We just survived our EM “break” . . . but we so rarely took any breaks. The crew was busy from 10-10 every day, building our gorgeous art deco set while the cast danced hard, created constantly, and developed some amazingly fun moments on our stage. We finished EM break week with a strong faith in
“Who is Bob Fosse?” – this is the question that was asked in week two of rehearsal. Our cast was playing a version of Chicago trivia. The stakes were high; a pizza from Duane’s House of Pizza during EM break, so I was horrified to discover that less than a dozen cast members recognized his name.
Cast List for Chicago The Musical Roxanne “Roxie” Hart – Maddy Timm Velma Kelly – Laurel Mikkelson William “Billy” Flynn – Adam Bakken Amos Hart – Devon Solwold Matron “Mama” Morton – Amie Schulz Mary Sunshine – Rachel Rosson Fred Casely – Levi Seidel Master of Ceremonies – Carter Martinson Mistress of Ceremonies – Hannah
“Chicago The Musical” will be performed by students this November by the Moorhead High School theater program. Set in Prohibition-era Chicago, the musical is based upon a 1926 play of the same name. The original play was written by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins about actual criminals and crimes she reported on. The musical is a