Past Performances 2008

The Buddy Holly Story

Directed by Tara McRae Music Directed by David Twiss Choreographed by Chris Casello February/March 2008

The man, the music, the legend, comes to the stage in the story of rock and roll legend Buddy Holly’s meteoric climb to the top of the charts. He became the biggest selling recording artist worldwide before his tragic death in a plane crash at age 22. Over 20 Buddy Holly hits songs including Peggy Sue, Chantilly Lace and That’ll Be the Day are performed live on stage. You’ll be dancin’ in the aisles at this one!

Starring: Andrew Caouette, Katrina Caouette, Paul Caouette, Amanda Carpenito, Marc Clermont, Doug Dame, Andy Francis, Jay Garceau, Melissa Gates, Alison Laverdiere, Taylor Lawton, Kimberley McDowell, Mike Moisan, Jaime Perez, Emily Smith, Chelsea Young, and Ethan Caouette as Buddy Holly.

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Alice in Wonderland Jr

Directed by Emily Smith Music Directed by Sandie Couture Choreographed by Nicole Couture April 2008

Join Alice’s madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with the Tweedles, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game! classic Disney songs like “I’m Late,” “The Un-birthday Song” and “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” will have the whole family singing along!

Starring: Lizzy Burke, Joey Andrade, Zachary McDermott, Dylan Anderson, Tyler Simahk, Nathan Foisy, Meaghan Culkeen, Meagan Dame, Andrea Rutkowski, Doug Dame, Ronnie Leger, Mike Carpentier, a large ensemble of children and teens, and Alyson Foisy as Alice.

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The Secret Garden

Directed by Peter Landry Music Directed by Jeff Williams Choreographed by Rob Houle June 2008

This enchanting classic is now a brilliant musical by a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright. Orphaned in India, an 11 year old girl returns to Yorkshire to live with an embittered, reclusive uncle and his invalid son. The estate includes a magic locked garden. Flashbacks, dream sequences, a strolling chorus of ghosts, and some of the most beautiful music ever written for Broadway dramatize The Secret Garden's compelling tale of regeneration. This Tony Award winner is a treasure for children and adults.

Starring: Linda Bittenson, Elaine Crane, Ted Cushing, Luke Dombroski, Betsy Fiedler, Rob Houle, Nicole Kirrane, Gregory Paradis, Sam Simahk, Pam Sontag, Becky Ufema, Rick Woods and many others.

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High School Musical

Directed by Rob Houle Music Directed by Joanne Landry Choreographed by Alison Laverdiere August 2008

The Disney Channel’s smash hit movie musical comes to life on the Theatre at the Mount stage! Troy Bolton, super-popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella Montez, super-smart president of the science club, try to score the leads in their school’s musical – a decision that turns both their world and their school upside down. This musical sensation has swept the charts across the country – so “getcha head in the game” for High School Musical.

Starring: Sam Simahk, Rachel Phaneuf, Kaara McHugh, Dan Smith, Doug Dame, Lynne Dumais, Matt Dombroski, Cheryl Miller, Tyler Simahk, Megan Dame, Caitlyn McKenna, Marissa Martin, Dylan Anderson, and many others.

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The Nunsense Vegas Revue

Directed by Gail Steele Music Directed by Diane Cushing Choreographed by Susie Michaud October 2008

Praise the Lord and pass the sequins! Those crazy Sisters of Hoboken have gone Vegas! In this all-new, 6th edition of the Nunsense series, a parishioner has promised The Little Sisters of Hoboken $10,000 for their school if they will go to Las Vegas and perform at a friend's showplace. After convincing Reverend Mother that "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" the Sisters are off on another hilarious adventure!

Starring: Michelle Caissey as Sister Mary Hubert, Diane Cushing as Sister Mary Amnesia, Trish Aponte as Sister Robert Anne, Lynn Vaillancourt as Sister Mary Leo and Sandie Couture as Mother Superior, Sister Mary Regina.

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Alexander Whos Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move!

Directed by Emily Smith Music Directed by David Twiss Choreographed by Thom Hardy October 2008

The irrepressible Alexander faces his biggest challenge ever: moving – as he puts it – “a thousand miles away!” Everyone is packing, but NOT Alexander, who can’t bear the thought of leaving his best friend Paul, his tree house, his soccer team, his babysitter, and everything else he considers home sweet home in this hilarious and heartrending musical for the whole family.

Starring: Andrea Rutkowski, Meagan Dame, Nathan Foisy, Tom Moretti, Tyler Simahk, Elizabeth Baer, Tiffany Thibodeau, Brittany Stewart, Zach McDermott, Danny Rodriguez, Caitlyn MacKenna and Doug Dame as Alexander.

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Home for the Holidays

Directed by Rob Houle Music Directed by Becky Ufema Choreographed by Nicole Couture and Susie Michaud Conceived by Sandie Couture November/December 2008

Celebrate the most joyous of seasons with the Theatre at the Mount family! Our Christmas spectacular will get you in the festive spirit with dazzling sets, stunning costumes, Broadway-style dancing, the traditional songs you know and love and a visit from Santa! Home for the Holidays is our greeting card to you – filled with love, laughter and holiday cheer!

Starring: More than 60 singers and dancers from the Theatre at the Mount family!

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