“Chorus Line” to Open March 6 @ CCHS

downloadCulver City High School’s Academy of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present A Chorus Line. A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante is about seventeen Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on… a chorus line. Set on the bare stage of a Broadway theatre during an audition, A Chorus Line provides a glimpse into the personalities of the performers as they describe the events that have shaped their lives and their decisions to become dancers. A Chorus Line has many memorable musical numbers such as, “What I did For Love” and “One.”

This popular show originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett has it all: singing, dancing, and compelling authentic drama. A Chorus Line is a celebration of the American Musical and a metaphor for life itself. An unprecedented box office and critical hit, the musical received twelve Tony Award nominations and won nine, in addition to the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The original Broadway production ran for 6,137 performances, becoming the longest-running production in Broadway history until 1997.
Parental Advisory: Contains strong language and mature subject matter. PG-13 rating.

Show Dates: March 6, 7, 13, 14 at 7pm and March 8 at 1pm
Robert Frost Auditorium (4401 Elenda St, Culver City, 90230)
Tickets:
$15 General Admission (only available at the Box Office before each
$10 for ASB/children/seniors/faculty & staff (only available at the Box Office before
each performance)
$25 for Premium Reserved Seats (available online for pre-purchase, remaining
reserved seats may be available at the box office). These seats will be in the center
section going back from the front row.
$15 for Premium Reserved Seats for Season Pass Holders (available online for
pre-purchase, remaining reserved seats may be available at the box office). These
seats will be in the center section going back from the front row. Please: One $15 ticket
per pass.

Cast-
Andrew Alvarenga – Bobby
Paxton Amor – Dancer/Chorus
Mikaela Barocio – Tricia
Reno Behnken – Gregory
Oliver Berliner – Don
Emma deZarn – Cassie
Katy Engel – Lois
Henry Farfan – Tom
Nicholas Freedson – Roy
Ryan Gacula – Paul
Rachel Gonzalez – Rachel
Raegan Harris – Reggie
Ben Hilsberg – Mark
Simon Johnson – Zach
Owen Jones – Butch
Gabe Lobet – Frank
Courtney Lundy – Connie
Isabel Parra – Bebe
Samuel Petersen – Mike
Adriana Romero – Diana
Angel Salas – Al
Carly Shiever – Val
Claire Skelley – Maggie
Eliza Spear – Judy
Khamiya Terrell – Sheila
Sarah Toutounchian – Vicki

Creative Team
directed by JILL NOVICK
music direction by TONY SPANO JR
choreography by JULIE CARSON
lighting & set design by KIRSTEN OPSTAD
sound design by WILL SCHUESSLER
costume design by JACKY JUNG
stage managed by CRICKET CARY-GREEN

Orchestra
Tony Spano Jr. – Music Director and Conductor
Judy Gottesman – accompanist
Peter Marcus – keyboards
Patrick Gardner – bass
Josh Zucker – percussion
Bella Rivera – flute
Sadushi De Silva – flute
Alberto Cruz – clarinet, bass clarinet, alto sax
Kent Seeberger – clarinet
Niko Vlahakis – flute, alto sax
Milo Bechtloff Weising – bari sax, clarinet
Paul Witt – trumpet
Mikael – trumpet
June Satton – trombone
James Tingle – trombone

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