The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee-2017

Ashland High School Theatrical Society


2017 Winter Production

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Book by Rachel Sheinkin Music and Lyrics by William Finn Conceived by Rebecca Feldman

Additional Material by Jay Reiss Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine

Originally produced on Broadway by David Stone, James L. Nederlander, Barbara Whitman, Patrick Catullo, Barrington Stage Company, Second Stage Theatre


Directed by David E. Harrington

Musical Direction: Kim Whiteley Choreography: Denise Sullivan


Production Staff

Scenic, Technical, Lighting, Sound, Costume and Makeup Direction: David E. Harrington

Stage Manager: Richard Abbott

Assistant Director: Alex Surro

Student Scenic Designer: Hannah Abdou

Student Lighting Designer: Katie Leon

Student Technical Director and Sound Designer: Michael Fedorchak

Student Costume Designers: Sophie Bronstein, Penny Kourniotis

Deputy Stage Manager: Amber Hebb

Student Makeup Artist: Penny Kourniotis

Dance Captains: Kaitlin Carson, Peter Saxionis

Light Board: Felicia Cefalo

Sound Board: Cole Hebb

Spot Light Operators: Hallie Ivory, Kaitlyn Ivory

House Manager: Aadish Joshi

Head Usher: Ricardo Fonseca

Box Office Managers: Abigail Williams, Emily Berestesky

House Staff: Swathi Gorantla, Isabelle Agostinelli, Leah Glassman, Rishi Narayanan, Ciara Tomlinson, Una Pluck, James Parisi, Summer Marmash, Aedan Roche, Marcella Domiciano, Leah Kukles, Alex Banadyga, Alexa Feizidis, John Currier, Solomon Spencer


The Band

Conductor: Kim Whiteley

Piano: Michele Kelly

Drums: Brian Whiteley

Flute/Synthesizer: Josh Wiczer

Percussion: Donna-Jean Jost

Bass: Jonathan Walter

Alto Saxophone: Seth Colson


Characters

Chip Tolentino: Marcus Illingworth

Logainne Schwartzandgrunenierre: Anna Schelong

Leaf Coneybear: Josh Carter

William Barfee: Jake Peterson

Marcy Park: Adrianna Fawkes

Olive Ostrovsky: Marlee Schulman

Rona Lisa Peretti: Carly Farrell

Douglas Panch: Nicholas Fetherston

Mitch Mahoney: Peter Saxionis

Olive's Mom: Danielle Carson

Olive's Dad: Peter Saxionis

Carl Dad: Joseph Ahmadi

Dan Dad: Colin Dunn

Jesus: Filipe Sousa

Barfee's Mom: Danielle Carson

Barfee's Fake Mom: Kate Twomey

Leaf's Mom: Kendra Sleeper

Leaf's Dad: Zack Greenstein

Leaf's Siblings: Andrew Dunn (Paul), Kaitlin Carson (Marigold), Filipe Sousa (Pinecone), Aoife Cannon (Raisin), Melina Karpouzis (Brook)

This production is dedicated to the memory of Brendan Petry.