book, music & lyrics by Jeremy Moritz
March 8-10 & 15-17
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sunday Matinees at 2:00 pm
Tickets are now on sale in the LHS Activities and Athletics offices during school business hours as well as in town at Texas Cattle Company! Presale tickets are $6 for students and $9 for adults. All tickets at the door are $10. Come join us to for some singing and dancing brought to you by a mix of zany characters!
The Cast of Rhythm City Junior!
Announcing the Lompoc High Drama
Rhythm City Junior Cast
(in order of appearance)
Crook 1 – Kaileen Ford
Crook 2 – Cheyenne Wuitschick
Crook 3 – Tylon Lee
Mr. Bennett – Duane Wilson
Mrs. Bennett – Lauren Aranguren
Theresa Bennett – Samantha Fahle
Cody Bennett – James Aranguren
Cheri – Nicole Flores
Mayor – Gabriel J. Thomas
Mitzi – Riley Marie Ranjo
Jazz – Lennette Espinosa
Rudy – Matthew Willis
Bette – Bri Gusman
Scrub – Paulina Medina
Reyna – Cara Carucci
Frankie – Blake Brundy
Chase – Beau Jason Carter
Other Hawks – Jose A. Cervantes, Kaileen Ford, Gladys Gonzalez, Mercedes Signorelli, Cheyenne Wuitschick
Townspeople (solo lines TBA) – Moriah Decker, Daxhia Fabela, Nicole Flores, Tylon Lee, Ivette Ordez, Kasai Richardson, Cheyenne Wuitschick
Crook 2 – Gladys Gonzales, Cody Bennett – Jose A. Cervantes, Mitzi – Cheyenne Wuitschick
Scrub – Mercedes Signorelli, Chase – Gabriel J. Thomas, Mayor – Moriah Decker
Director - Sarah A. M. Barthel
Assistant Director - Rachel Gamino
Choreographer - Bree Jansen
Dance Captain - Riley Marie Ranjo
Second Assistant Director - Alyssa N. Hamlin
Stage Manager - Emily Lopez
Assistant Stage Manager - Madilyn Hotchkiss
Monument Construction - Phil Dinter
Set Construction - Drama Classes
Costumes - Destiny Grossini
Properties - Gary Berleue
Light Board Operator - Luisa Hernandez
Sound Board Operator - Serena Grossini
Hospitality Chair - Liliana Tijerina
be part of the ACTION...
Thanks to everyone for your generous donations! We took in the following:
American Cancer Society - $244.04
Mary Anne Rios - $263.32
Toys for Tots - $82.45
Doctors Without Borders - $62.66
Habitat for Humanity - $72.83
UNICEF - $33
VIVA - $125.78
Make a Wish Foundation - $177.45
Grand Total: $1187.20
New York Trip... We're approved! Call, text, or email Mrs. Barthel (email@example.com) if you need more information about anything. The next payment will be due soon and will be paid through the school drama club account (checks made out to LHS). Stand by for more information!
Miriam the Librarian
Mrs. Whiskers the Cat
Selena & Ava Diaz
The Jolly Gentleman
Newsies / Ensemble
Pigeons / Ensemble
Selena Diaz (Nanny, with Ava)
City Dwellers / Ensemble
Maria Brizuela (Nanny, with Ben/Noah)
Samantha Fahle (Young Mother)
Miriam Magdaleno (Poultry Seller)
Paulina Medina (Baker)
Gabriella Moreno (Tree Seller)
Kasai Richardson (Mail Carrier)
Thank you to everyone who auditioned!
2012-2013 Lompoc High Drama Season
The Diary of Anne Frank
September 28-30 & October 6-7, 2012
Friday & Saturdays at 7:30 pm,
Sunday matinees at 2 pm
Tickets on sale now!
December 8 & 9, 2012
Saturday at 11 am, 2 pm, and 5 pm,
Sunday at 2 pm
Save the date for a family show and a meeting with Santa!
be part of the ACTION!
February 1 - 3, 2013
Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm,
Sunday matinee at 2 pm
a musical benefit performance for various charities
Rhythm City - a new musical!
March 8 - 10 & 15-17, 2013
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm,
Sunday matinees at 2 pm
Plus touring possibilities!
Comedy Tonight! 2013
May 17 - 18, 2013
Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 pm & 7:30 pm
Final Casting for The Diary of Anne Frank
Congratulations to the cast of this year's fall show based on the book Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl, dramatized by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. Lompoc High Drama will present five performances of this production: Friday through Sunday, September 28-30, and Saturday-Sunday, October 6-7, with Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 pm and Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm. Note: The entire production staff has not yet been selected but will be announced soon. See below for the cast list!
Mr. Frank……………...………………Blake Brundy
Mrs. Van Daan…………………….…….Bri Gusman
Mr. Van Daan……………………….Gabriel Thomas
Peter Van Daan……………………….....Beau Carter
Mrs. Frank………………………...……Cara Carucci
Margot Frank……………………....Samantha Fahle*
Anne Frank…………………….…Riley Marie Ranjo
Mr. Kraler………………………….Matthew Means*
Mr. Dussel………………….………..Matthew Willis
*see me regarding an additional opportunity.
Cast members, please see me to pick up your scripts as soon as possible (today after school would be great!) so you can begin to memorize. Opening night is one month from today! Congratulations again and thanks to all who auditioned.
We have a full season of performances in the works and are almost ready to publicize the full season! As soon as we have the final pieces of paperwork in order securing our rights to the scripted productions, we will publicize our season! In the meantime, please feel free to stop by FL-2 or email me (barthel@LHSdrama.com) for "unofficial" information on this year's planned performances!
DRAMA / THESPIAN OFFICERS -
Thank you to all our outgoing officers for your work and leadership this year. Congratulations to all elected as the officers for the 2012-2013 season:
Thespians: President Riley Ranjo, VP Cheyenne Wuitschick, Secretary Angel Cisneros, Treasurer Liliana Tijerina, and Historian Kasai Richardson
Drama Club: President Bri Gusman, VP Gabriel Thomas, Secretary Matthew Willis, Treasurer Cara Carucci, and Historian Paulina Medina
COMEDY TONIGHT! 2012 - Congrats on a great show!
Congratulations to Bri Gusman, Devin Riley, and Genesis Navarro, the three directing students who completed their first one-act directing project in January! Many thanks to those who were in the cast and crew and to those who came to see the show! We appreciate your support.
by Lindsay Price,
by Ed Monk, and
The Seuss Odyssey
by Don Zolidis.
Performances ran January 26-28, 2012, at 7:30 pm nightly in the LHS Little Theatre. CUT and The Seuss Odyssey are performed by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. Alice is performed by special arrangement with Theatrefolk.
NIGHT AND DAY - the Relay for Life benefit show this year - was a huge success! Thanks for helping us raise over $2,000 for the American Cancer Society! We're back from our trip to New York City!Here we are with Chad Kimball who stars as "Huey"
in the 2010 Tony Award Winning Best Musical Memphis.
(front) Bri Gusman, (middle left to right) Sarah Barthel, Genesis Navarro,
Jessica Meza, Aracely Rosales, (back left to right) Jesus Cubillo, Angel Marceleno,
Brandon Bolusan, Chad Kimball, Julian Barragan, and Chris Aldama
(left) Leo Cortez of PCPA gets a group hug at Ellis Island. (right) The drama students farewell our friendly tour guide, John Johnson.
There will be many more pictures coming over the next few weeks. Thanks to all the donors, parents, and supporters who made our trip possible, to our NYC tour guide John Johnson, and to Barry and Antoinette at Break-Away Tours for handling all the details of our tour!
Drama Officers for 2011-2012
Congratulations to the following students who were elected as officers for the upcoming school year:
Thespian President - Bri Gusman
Thespian VP - Genesis Navarro
Thespian Secretary - Azaria Johnson
Thespian Treasurer - Riley Ranjo
Thespian Historian - Aracely Rosales
Drama Club President - Savannah Wong
Drama Club VP - Devin Riley
Drama Club Secretary - Jessica Meza
Drama Club Treasurer - Deion Campbell
Drama Club Historian - Gabbie Armero
Many thanks to the outgoing officers who have served this year:
Riley Ranjo, Savannah Wong, Nicole Nomany, Azaria Johnson, Bri Gusman, Angel Marceleno, Bailey Satterfield, Cristina Inda, Aracely Rosales, and Genesis Navarro.
Comedy Tonight! 2011: Great job, everyone! Not only did we have great audience turnout and feedback (as evidenced by their laughter), we also made about $1300 on the show! Congratulations to the directors, the cast, and the crew! Special thanks to all the special guests!
Disney's Aladdin (DLE) was met with rave reviews! Thanks to all who attended the show or were involved in some way! Congrats on a great run!
PCPA's "My Life = Art"
The performances of Making My Life Into Art based on our drama and ELD students' writing from November 2010 are now complete. Director of Outreach and Education Leo Cortez, who compiled the writing to form this year's play, is currently evaluating the program for its continuation (or termination!) next year. He is in need of letters of support from people who would like to see it continue in future years. Please email barthel@LHSdrama.com if you have any questions about the event or click here to view PCPA's outreach brochure which describes the project on page two.
Letters of support may be directed to
800 S. College Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Congrats to the cast of Twelve Angry Jurors on a great run!
The Jurors (front row) #1 Ashley Wilson, #2 Juan Arias, #3 Jesslyn Brundy, #4 Nicole Nomany, #5 Jessica Meza, #6 Genesis Navarro
(back row) #7 Savannah Wong, #8 Chris Aldama, #9 Esteban Pacheco, #10 Cristina Inda, #11 Julian Barragan, #12 Bailey Satterfield
WANTED: PARENT HELP!
TO FUNDRAISE FOR OUR TENTATIVE NY TRIP
On Thursday, November 4, at 7 pm, many students who are hoping to go on the school board approved trip to New York in June 2011 and their parents met in the Little Theatre for an informational meeting. Parents/guardians who could not attend that night should email the advisor at barthel@LHSdrama.com to make alternate arrangements for the information to get to you. Thank you! NY TRIP PARTICIPANTS
Check out the new blog to share fundraising ideas and other trip updates! Click the link on the left or click here! Deposits of $250 per person were due by December 15, 2010.
Thanks to everyone who got their deposits in on time! Contact barthel@LHSdrama.com with any questions.
CHECK OUT OUR CALENDAR!
Holiday Show 2010Directing student Bailey Satterfield directed The Baddest Angel Band by Jerome McDonough as the LHS component to a joint holiday production with Lompoc Civic Theatre. LHS Drama Director Sarah A. M. Barthel, a member-at-large on the LCT board of directors, served as producer for the partnership production. LHS alumn (class of 2005) and current LCT member Maddie Triplett
in partnership with Lompoc Civic Theatre
served as the production stage manager. Lompoc Civic Theatre Past President Marian C. Stave directed The Ballad of King Windowglass as the LCT offering. Thanks to all who came out for an enjoyable evening of holiday one-act plays.
Our performance of The Nature of Music, a Relay-for-Life Benefit performance for the American Cancer Society, was a success, bringing in $1,294.56!
Thank you to all who attended and donated to the cause. We still have handmade beaded cancer awareness jewelry (bracelets and earrings) for sale.
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