Csenge Csicsek – Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS theatre department had their first meeting on Aug. 26 in the auditorium. Part of this informational meeting was held to reveal what shows will be performed throughout the school year.
The mainstage winter production this year will be the musical of Mamma Mia. A
thorough description of the popular Broadway musical can be viewed at https://www.allmusicals.com/lyrics/mammamia/synopsis.htm.
Senior Toni Gulbrandsen is excited to perform.
“I love Mamma Mia and how much dancing there is and feel like it’s something the whole school will enjoy so much,” added Gulbrandsen.
Senior Gabby Macogay can’t wait for the winter auditions.
“I’m so excited! The music is so good, and I know we’re all going to have such a fun time with the shows,” Macogay stated.
Audition dates for the winter musical will be Nov. 18 and 19. Show dates will be Feb. 7, 8, 14, and 15, and more information will come.
The annual fall Cabaret is titled, Give My Regards to Old Broadway. The Cabaret will include a collection of musical solos and duets from old musical theatre pieces from the early Broadway times. A choreographer and a music director from New York’s TADA! Youth Theater will help LRHS drama director Roxane Caravan direct and choreograph the Cabaret. Auditions will be held Sept. 16.
Senior Kenna Agnew will be auditioning for the fall Cabaret.
“I am so excited to audition for the fall Cabaret. It’s an interesting theme that I am excited to try out. This is my fourth year in theatre, and I am excited to see how it will grow,” added Agnew.
Meanwhile, drama’s Lakewood’s Got Talent (LGT) Homecoming Week talent how will be returning this year. LGT is the opportunity for Mustangs to showcase any of their special talents. Contestant applications to audition are available before Sept. 18 outside of room 209.
LGT is scheduled for 7 p.m., Oct. 1 in the auditorium and is open to the whole school to watch for just $3 admission.
Mustang Players have released the important upcoming talent show dates–
- Sept. 18 – LGT Applications Due
- Sept. 20 – Audition times are posted for LGT
- Sept. 23 – LGT Auditions
- Sept. 24 – LGT Auditions
- Sept. 27 – Contestants are posted for LGT
- Sept. 30 – Meeting with LGT students
- Oct. 1 – LGT Show