Past Performances 2000
Directed/Choreographed by Rob Houle, Music Directed by David Twiss
Imprisoned by the Spanish Inquisition and ridiculed by his fellow inmates, Miguel de Cervantes defends himself by acting out the story of Don Quixote, Sancho Panza and their quest for the “impossible dream.” Reacquaint yourself with the up-lifting music and thrilling story that have made this show endure for generations as a classic of the musical stage.
Starring: Christopher Chew, Sue DiRusso, Anthony Santucci, Peter Landry, Fatima Elmi, Rachelle Vachon, Paul Martin, Tom DiRusso and a large ensemble
Directed / Choreographed by Matt Daigle, Music Directed by Deb Bonneau
A young star voyager name P-T-III crashes his spacecraft on a bleak and forbidding planet ruled by the dreaded Starblasters. With only 60 minutes to escape, he encounters a nervous space dragon, a floating Moon Valley girl, two vaudevillian computer robots named Bleep and Blip, some ten-aged space greasers and finally, the awesome Mother Space. Anyone who has ever looked at a star and used his or her imagination will love this delightful musical!
Starring: Sean Comeau, David Caron, Maddie Bonneau, Megan Bradley, Hilary Chadwick, Amanda Feeley, Kary Haddad, Jessica Moryl, Emily Ragusa, Chelsea Young, Hannah Sides, Sara Petersen, Ethan Caouette and a large ensemble
Directed by Lorien Corbelletti
Deaf, blind and mute 12-year-old Helen Keller was like a wild animal. Terrified but possessed with impenetrable strength, she struggled against anyone who would help her until she met Annie Sullivan, the teacher who guided her journey out of eternal darkness and silence.
Starring: Paige Lussier, Carolyn Aliskevicz, John Sullivan, Carol Ann Edscorn, Donna Williams, Anthony Kirouac and others
Directed/Music Directed by Jeff Williams, Choreographer by Kristen Leach
Roman comedy and American vaudeville combine in a non-stop laugh-fest in which a crafty slave struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan for his young master in exchange for his freedom. Mistaken identities and jovial tunes, Forum will have you laughing out of your togas.
Starring: Will Gelinas, Sandie Couture, Sam Payne, Dave Caracappa, Sean Higgins, Jessie Vescovi, Dave Catanese, Ed Azar and others
Directed/Choreographed by Matt Daigle, Music Directed by Bill Asher
Set in the 1980’s, Fame the Musical focuses on the hopes and dreams of a group of students at New York’s High School for the Performing Arts. The musical chronicles their 4-year odyssey from audition to graduation at the school whose unofficial motto is “Fame costs and this is where you start paying.”
Starring: Michelle Zamis, Sean Higgins, Chris Casello, Kary Haddad, Michelle Caissey, Heidi Mondeau, Kyle Crand and a large ensemble of singers and dancers
Directed by Joel Hersh
This side-splitting farce pokes into the disjointed on-goings backstage as Charlotte and George Hay try to find enough common ground to make it through their performance of The Scarlet Pimpernel. Their guiding light? Charlotte’s deaf mother who manages the theatre.
Starring: Carolyn Aliskevicz, David Beth, Scott Hebert, Gary Kendall, Janet Leger, Hillary Steele, Rachelle Vachon and Jeff Williams
Directed by Gail Steele, Music Directed by Deb Bonneau, Choreographed by Nicole Couture
You’ve go to be on time or you’ll miss the opportunity to see this funny, high energy musical! Ten time-oriented scenes feature such hits as Time’s Up (a humorous melodrama featuring a lady in distress, a villain, a hero and a train crew); I’d Like to Tell Time a Thing or Two (a humorous nightmare about telling time, featuring a child, Father Time and nightmare clocks); and Quality Time (a final production number featuring an all-cast kick line. The clock is ticking, don’t miss out!
Starring: Cara Saudelli, Kayleigh Ringer, Hannah Sides, Jenny Beauregard, Jake Warren and ensemble of teen performers
Directed by Gail Steele, Music Directed by Diane Cushing, Choreographed by Susie Michaud
Spend a happy holiday with the nuns from Mount Saint Helens. All new songs include “12 Days Prior to Christmas” and “Santa Ain’t Coming to Our House.” You’ll be treated to an original ballet based on The Nutcracker, a living Nativity Scene, the “Catholic Home Shopping Service,” and even a “Secret Santa” audience participation.
Starring: Trish Aponte, Michelle Caissey, Paul Caouette, Sandie Couture and Diane Cushing