Two casts of 50 students from Putnam, Westchester and Dutchess counties will perform in the Spotlight Arts production of "Grease" opening Thursday, July 21in New Fairfield, Conn.
"It's been so amazing seeing everyone transform into these characters from the fifties," said Sarah Daleo of Patterson who plays Miss Lynch in both casts. "Just watching the first rehearsals without costumes or sets, you already felt like you were there in the halls of Rydell High."
Set in the late 1950s, the musical comedy follows a group of teenagers finding their way through high school with song.
Cast A will perform on July 21 at 7:30 p.m. and July 23 at 2 p.m. Cast B will perform July 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Area students include,
- Pawling: Noah Emke, Noah Pieratti and Jessica Tocci
- Carmel: Samantha Altman, Julie Daza, Asher Duke, Hannah Martin, Michaela Milmerstadt, Stephanie Ricker and Anthony Velez
- Patterson: Kelli Rabasco of Poughquag, Joe Castellano, Crystal Colon, Bridget Courtney, Sarah Daleo and Erin Vaughan
- Brewster: Aaron Lurin, Joe Likens, Michael Malanga, Megan Campbell, Layla MacDonald, Erin Kirkpatrick, RJ Frankenberry, Sydney Gershon, Cecilia Guida, Grace Curley, Michael Seaman, Grace Lara, Caitlin Otto, Tommy Froessel, Carly Guida, Sarah Borsari, Izzy Izaguirre, Jaclyn Anderek, Emily Sullivan, Grace Stathatos, Charlie Fitzpatrick, Rhiana Brennan, Gunnar Gabriel, Tommy Froessel, Marisa Milani, Gillian Anderson, Katie Thompson, Jennifer DeSantis, Juliene Gabriel, Danielle Castellano, Kaitlin Balfe and Brandon Salamone
Tickets are $10 when purchased in advance online or $15 at the door.
Purchase tickets online at www.spotlightartsinc.com.
New Fairfield High School is located at 54 Gilotti Road, New Fairfield, Conn.
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