KidzAct Youth Theatre of The Naples Players Presents Hairspray
July 22, 2014
NAPLES, FL- KidzAct, the youth theatre program at The Naples Players presents Hairspray August 8 through August 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday August 10, at 2:00 p.m. in Blackburn Hall at Sugden Community Theatre.
Bubbly teen Tracy Turnblad and her best friend Penny, rush home to watch their crush Link Larkin on their favorite TV program, The Corny Collins Show. To their surprise auditions are taking place for a spot on the show. Tracy’s mother tries to convince Tracy not to audition, but she decides otherwise and Tracy’s life begins a wild new journey, defying the odds, through heartthrob, makeovers, protests and much more!
The following is the cast for Hairspray:
Tracy Turnblad — Kaley Whipple
Corny Collins — Ben Cabral
Edna Turnblad — Joe Byrne
Penny Pingleton — Emily Attanasio
Velma Von Tussle — Skye Sena
Amber Von Tussle — Lily Anderson
Link Larkin– Jacob Hartman
Seaweed J. Stubbs — Chris Campbell
Little Inez Aaliyah — Valere
Motormouth Maybelle — Angeles Santana
Wilbur Turnblad — Jakob Hedin
Corny Collins’ Council Members
Tammy — Molly Spiroff
Brad — Dakota Hemberger
Fender — Frankie Federico
Brenda — Mariel Weinand
Sketc — Garrett Nowlin
Shelle — Kaitlyn Ziegelmaier
I.Q — Sawyer True
Lou Ann — Carrie Fowle
Council Members: Domine Clemons, Julia Hajjar, Sydney Richards and Brooke Rosenbluth.
Prudy — Brigid Wallace
Mr. Pinky — Joseph Hurtado
Gym Teacher — Garrett Nowlin
Matron — Kaliegh McFadden
Guard — Jimmy Baker
Gilbert — Anthony Henderson
Duane — Joshua Beightol
Principal — Janine Norman
Spritzer — Joseph Hurtado
Judine/Lorraine — Rachael Pence
Kamilah — Tiffany Morina
Shayna/Cindy Watkins– Georgia Heers
Additional Ensemble: Ashleigh Polisky, Sarah Gipson, Lily Natal, Tamica Jean-Charles, Angeli Lopez, Ethan Dorestin, Alexandria Beightol, Caera Beightol.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students 21 and under. KidzAct also offers afterschool and summer programs in theatre for children 4 to 18 years of age. For more information, call 239-434-7340, ext 39 or visit www.naplesplayers.org.
Hairspray Group Jump: (From left to right) Amber(Lily Anderson), Link (Jacob Hartman), Dynamite (Tiffany Morina), Tracy (Kaley Whipple), Dynamite (Georgia Heers) & Seaweed (Chris Campbell) in the KidzAct performance of Hairspray, to be performed in Blackburn Hall at Sugden Community Theatre August 8 – 10, 2014.
Amber and Link Prom: Amber (Lily Anderson) and Link (Jacob Hartman) in the KidzAct performance of Hairspray. Hairspray will be performed in Blackburn Hall at Sugden Community Theatre August 8 – 10, 2014.
Seaweed and Tracy: Seaweed (Chris Campbell) and Tracy (Kaley Whipple) in the KidzAct performance of Hairspray. Hairspray will be performed in Blackburn Hall at Sugden Community Theatre August 8 – 10, 2014.
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Contact: Mary Shallies