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July 14th - 18th, 2021

Pittsburgh Musical Theater's West End Canopy




WELCOME to Pittsburgh Musical Theater's open air, outdoor venue - The West End Canopy!

WE ARE ELATED that you are joining us for another year of Summer Musical Musical Theater camp productions at our West End Canopy. Our students and resident artists have worked hard over the last few weeks, and we are excited to share their efforts with you. Our West End Canopy gives not only the students, but also the audience a unique way to connect with each other through live performance. We can't wait to share our stories with you!

Please enjoy!

Colleen Doyno

Colleen Doyno
Executive Artistic Director
Pittsburgh Musical Theater



Sponsored by:



Director Lindsay Kalbfleisch
Assistant Directors Allison Hannon Dodds, Erin Seaberg
Music Director Adam Fladd
Classroom Assistant Isabella Husnick

Jukebox Time Machine Performers

Maeve Allen
Casey Baker
Sebastian Baker
Caden Birch
Khushi Buxani
Mishika Buxani
Robby Cooper
Ella Courtad
Lola Dulaney
Justus Foster
Magnus Foster
Madison Haugh
Drahcira Johnson
Norah Jones
Arista Lee
Zoey Marakova
Charlotte Miller
Gloria Miller
Meira Molinero
Gianna Mueller
Rory Prichard
Makenna Reynolds
Benjamin Seaberg
Leah Vennero
Alena Weibley

Musical Numbers

"The Twist"
"YMCA"
"Thriller"
"Macarena"
"Can't Stop the Feeling"


Music by:

TOM SNOW


Lyrics by:

DEAN PITCHFORD


Stage Adaptation by:

DEAN PITCHFORD and WALTER BOBBIE


Based on the original screenplay by Dean Pitchford

Additional Music by:

ERIC CARMEN, SAMMY HAGAR, KENNY LOGGINS and JIM STEINMAN


Director Brady Patsy
Co-Director Joe York
Choreographer Mandie Patsy
Music Director Chad Grubb
Associate Music Director Adam Fladd
Stage Manager Amara Comans *
Scenic Designer Kevin Kocher
Costume Designer Erin Seaberg
Lighting Designer Liam Allen *
Props Master Amber Kocher
Sound Designer Nick Darke
Fight Director Hank Fodor

* Denotes Student of PMT Conservatory's Technical Theater & Design Program


Students of the Technical Theater & Design Program - Stage Crew / Construction:
Liam Allen
Lucas Boheme
Abigail Clark
Amara Comans
Emma Foremsky
Quinn Phinney
Nevins Taylor Hufford
Abby Walsh

Cast

Ren McCormack Jackson Conforti
Ariel Moore Rayna Akin
Reverend Shaw Moore Jayden Greening
Vi Moore Emma Perman
Willard Hewitt Wyatt Bernardini
Rusty Lucy Myers
Wendy Jo Delayna Flamm
Urleen Poppy Seif
Ethel McCormack Ainsley Cook-Baldauf
Chuck Cranston Aritro Moscato
Dani / Cowgirl Bonnie Sadie Karashin
Lindsay / Cowgirl Laura Jo Sydney Glover
Stevie / Cowgirl Jude Casey Marston
Marty / Cowgirl Chet Skylar Egbert
Aunt Lulu Samya Lebel
Uncle Wes Dylan Conway
Coach Brody Kocher
Eleanor Geneva Tebroski
Betty Blast Anastasia Scott
Cop Brody Seaberg
Principal Clark Evelyn Cryor
Lyle Keegan Snyder
Travis Colton Lichtman
Cowboy Bob Sebastian "Fin" Bennitt
Bickle Emma Weber
Jeter Lola Jordan
Garvin Asher Gladstone

Parishioners
Alice Busby
Dylan Conway
Ainsley Cook-Baldauf
Evelyn Cryor
Octavius Doherty
Jayden Greening
Brody Kocher
Samya Lebel
Isla Murphy
Sophie Pallo
Sean Perman
Emma Perman
Tegan Phinney
Anastasia Scott
Brody Seaberg
Miles Taylor Hufford
Geneva Tebroski
Kids
Rayna Akin
Wyatt Bernardini
Natalie Collinger
Jackson Conforti
Skylar Egbert
Sebastian "Fin" Bennitt
Delayna Flamm
Asher Gladstone
Sydney Glover
Hannah Huss
Lola Jordan
Sadie Karashin
Colton Lichtman
Casey Marston
Aritro Moscato
Lucy Myers
Poppy Seif
Keegan Snyder
Emma Weber

Musical Synopsis

"Footloose / On Any Sunday" Company
"I Can't Stand Still" Ren, Willard
"Somebody's Eyes" Rusty, Wendy Jo, Urleen, Townspeople
"Holding Out For A Hero" Rusty, Urleen, Wendy Jo, Ariel, Girls
"Heaven Help Me" Shaw
"I'm Free / Heaven Help Me" Ren, Shaw, Kids, Choir
"Still Rockin'" Cowboy Bob, Cowgirls, Company
"Let's Hear It For The Boy" Rusty, Company
"Can You Find It In Your Heart" Vi
"Mama Says" Willard, Garvin, Bickle, Jeter
"Almost Paradise" Ren, Ariel
"Footloose (Finale)" Company


Book, Music, & Lyrics by:

JIM JACOBS and WARREN CASEY


GREASE
is presented through special arrangement with Concord Theatricals.
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by Concord Theatricals
www.concordtheatricals.com


Director Brady Patsy
Co-Director Joe York
Music Director Dr. Francesca Tortorello
Associate Music Director Adam Fladd
Associate Music Director Chad Grubb
Choreographer Mandie Patsy
Associate Choreographer Jake Emmerling
Production Assistant Laura Shope
Costume Designer Alex Righetti
Wig / Make Up Designer Jayden Solovey
Props Master Amber Kocher
Lighting Designer Kevin Kocher
Scenic Designer Kevin Kocher
Sound Designer Nick Darke
Fight Director Hank Fodor
Student Assistant Director Hannah Reynolds

Students of the Technical Theater & Design Program - Stage Crew / Construction:
Liam Allen
Lucas Boehme
Abigail Clark
Amara Comans
Emma Foremsky
Quinn Phinney
Nevins Taylor Hufford
Abby Walsh
 
Special Thanks:
Debra Williamson, Freedom Area High School
The Popovich Family
Avonworth High School
Kim Brown, Spotlight Costumes

Band

Keys Dr. Francesca Tortorello
Bass Paul Thompson
Guitar Ken Karsh
Drums RJ Heid
Saxophone Adam Fladd
Saxophone Chad Grubb

T-BIRDS CAST

Wednesday, July 14th at 8:30PM

Friday, July 16th at 8:30PM

Saturday, July 17th at 3:00PM

Danny Billy Elias
Sandy Ella Duch
Rizzo Amethyst Bradshaw-Waters
Kenickie Langston McArthur
Jan Julia Yeomans
Roger Aidan Cheek
Marty Sophya Hoglund-McGuirk
Frenchy Kaitlyn Majewski
Doody Noah Staranko
Sonny Brady Opel
Miss Lynch Olivia Clement
Blanche Abby Hilf
Cha-Cha Alaina Parr
Patty Simcox Elena Mayo
Eugene Hank Temple
Teen Angel Liz Finkel
Johnny Casino Brady Opel
Vince Fontaine Robin Clement
Radio Contest Winner Ava Sandstrom
Greasers:
Luca Boudreau
Aidan Cheek
Robin Clement
Billy Elias
Leo Hoglund-McGuirk
Langston McArthur
Brady Opel
Noah Staranko
 
Cheerleaders:
Antonia Beckman
Zaida Collins
Madison Glenn
Mabel Grus
Sarah Jakub
Sophia Latell
Elena Mayo
Jaden Sbuscio
Andi Trageser
Ariella Westreich
Gemma Wiegand
 
Featured Ensemble:
Maya Anabella
Lenci Boehme
Ava Condron
Isabella Cuomo
Anna Fiffik
Liz Finkel
Grace Fritsch
Abby Hilf
Charlotte Kinslow
Alaina Parr
Natalie Phillips
Ella-Jo Reinhart
Ava Sandstrom
Anna White
Understudies
Sonny, Doody, Roger - Robin Clement
Teen Angel - Abby Hilf
Vince Fontaine - Leo Hoglund-McGuirk

PINK LADY CAST

Thursday, July 15th at 8:30PM

Saturday, July 17th at 8:30PM

Danny Billy Elias
Sandy Charlotte Kinslow
Rizzo Natalie Phillips
Kenickie Langston McArthur
Jan Lenci Boehme
Roger Aidan Cheek
Marty Ella-Jo Reinhart
Frenchy Maya Anabella
Doody Noah Staranko
Sonny Brady Opel
Miss Lynch Andi Trageser
Blanche Abby Hilf
Cha-Cha Alaina Parr
Patty Simcox Sophia Latell
Eugene Hank Temple
Teen Angel Liz Finkel
Johnny Casino Brady Opel
Vince Fontaine Robin Clement
Radio Contest Winner Ava Sandstrom
Greasers:
Luca Boudreau
Aidan Cheek
Robin Clement
Billy Elias
Leo Hoglund-McGuirk
Langston McArthur
Brady Opel
Noah Staranko
 
Cheerleaders:
Antonia Beckman
Olivia Clement
Zaida Collins
Madison Glenn
Mabel Grus
Sarah Jakub
Sophia Latell
Elena Mayo
Jaden Sbuscio
Ariella Westreich
Gemma Wiegand
 
Featured Ensemble:
Amethyst Bradshaw-Waters
Ava Condron
Isabella Cuomo
Ella Duch
Anna Fiffik
Liz Finkel
Grace Fritsch
Abby Hilf
Sophya Hoglund-McGuirk
Kaitlyn Majewski
Alaina Parr
Ava Sandstrom
Anna White
Julia Yeomans
Understudies
Sonny, Doody, Roger - Robin Clement
Teen Angel - Abby Hilf

Musical Synopsis

Act I
"Alma Mater" Miss Lynch, Patty, Eugene
"Alma Mater Parody" Pink Ladies, Greasers
"Summer Nights" Sandy, Danny, Pink Ladies, Greasers
"Those Magic Changes" Doody, Greasers, Pink Ladies
"Freddy, My Love" Marty, Frenchy, Jan, Rizzo
"Greased Lightnin’" Kenickie, Greasers
"Greased Lightnin’ / Rizzo’s Entrance" Kenickie, Greasers
"Rydell Fight Song" Sandy, Patty, Cheerleaders
"Mooning" Roger, Jan
"Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee" Rizzo
"We Go Together" Pink Ladies, Greasers
Act II
"Shakin’ at the High School Hop" Vince Fontaine, Johnny Casino
"It’s Raining on Prom Night" Sandy, Radio Contest Winner
"Born to Hand Jive" Johnny Casino, Company
"Hopelessly Devoted to You" Sandy
"Beauty School Dropout" Teen Angel, Frenchy, Choir
"Beauty School Dropout (Reprise)" Teen Angel
"Alone at a Drive-In Movie" Danny
"Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Queen" Doody, Roger
"There Are Worse Things I Could Do" Rizzo
"Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee (Reprise)" Sandy, Rizzo
"Finale: We Go Together (Reprise)" Company


Director & Choreographer Lisa Elliot
Stage Manager Emma Lusk
Sound Designer Nick Darke
Lighting Design Students of the Technical Theater & Design Program
 
Special Thanks:
Debra Williamson, Freedom Area High School
Gail Shumway

Dance Emphasis Performers

Luca Boudreau
Amethyst Bradshaw-Waters
Aidan Cheek
Robin Clement
Billy Elias
Liz Finkel
Abby Hilf
Leo Hoglund-McGuirk
Elena Mayo
Langston McArthur
Brady Opel
Alaina Parr
Natalie Phillips
Ella-Jo Reinhart
Hank Temple
Andi Trageser
Julia Yeomans

Musical Numbers

Ballet
"Rock Me Amadeus" Electric Quartet
Tap
"Get Up Offa That Thing" James Brown
Jazz
"Rhythm of the Heat" Peter Gabriel
Bows
"Shake Senora" Pitbull


Technical Theater & Design Program Students

Liam Allen
Lucas Boehme
Abigail Clark
Amara Comans
Emma Foremsky
Quinn Phinney
Nevins Taylor Hufford
Abby Walsh






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Giving to the PMT Fund is the best way to support Pittsburgh Musical Theater.

Each year, Conservatory tuition and ticket sales only cover 68% of our programming costs. We rely on the consistent, generous support of donors to help us fulfill our mission.

What kind of things will your gift to the PMT Fund help support?

Here are some examples from the past year:

Facilitating arts education for all.

$71,400 in tuition assistance and scholarships awarded to PMT students

Keeping our community safe and healthy.

14 hand sanitizing stations installed; all restroom features updated to touchless automatic

Mentoring and providing unique learning opportunities

Developing and professionally producing a student written musical, You’re the Worst! by Gideon and Hank Temple, covered in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Making space for those who need it

Partnering with S.A.L.T (Safe A Life Today Pittsburgh) for Halloween Costume and school supply distribution for 300 families in the West End and surrounding neighborhoods


    Gifts made the PMT Fund give the organization the flexibility to address its most pressing needs on a day-to-day basis, and help us do a better job delivering on our mission for those we serve.

Accolades of Giving

Pittsburgh Musical Theater is thankful for its generous individual donors, as well as foundation, corporate and government partners.

Donors acknowledged here made a gift to our operating and capital campaigns between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. If your name is listed incorrectly, please contact Allison Hannon, Development Director, at (412) 539-0900 x236

PRODUCER'S CIRCLE - $10,000 and Above
  • Allegheny Regional Asset District
  • Ken And Colleen Doyno
  • FedEx Ground
  • Heinz Endowments
  • Henry C. Frick Educational Fund of the Buhl Foundation
  • Highmark
  • Jendoco Construction Corporation
  • Laurel Foundation
  • PA Council on the Arts
  • PA Department of Economic Development
  • Peter C. Dozzi Family Foundation
  • The Pittsburgh Foundation
  • The Schmidtetter Family
  • The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh

DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE - $5,000-$9,999
  • Brooks and Blair
  • The City of Pittsburgh
  • Dollar Bank
  • Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.
  • Iams Consulting
  • Dan and Linda Mancosh

ACTOR'S CIRCLE - $2,500-$4,999
  • Patricia Bauccio
  • Cheryl Begandy
  • Larry and Rikki Berger
  • Clearview Federal Credit Union
  • Ken and Jane Gargaro
  • Michael And Alicia Klein
  • Vernon C. Neal and Alvina B. Neal Fund
  • Shahfar and Amy Shaari
  • John and Hellee Temple
  • WYEP/WESA

FOREVER FRIENDS CIRCLE - $1,000-$2,499
  • Michael and Jennifer Bails
  • Greg and Laurie Brooks
  • Randy and Cathy Emanuelson
  • The Frazzini Family
  • Nick and Gina Gigante
  • Malinda Hallett
  • Howard Hanna
  • Mark and Carla Husnick
  • Robert and Marian Kaiser
  • Rochelle Lilien
  • Mark Ray, in memory of Karen Ray
  • Rev. Thomas Wagner
  • Stephen L. Yoset

BRAVO - $500-$999
  • Sandra Blaser
  • Steve Cuden
  • Kimberly Davis
  • Amie Downs
  • Richard and Keelie Garbee
  • Robert Jessup
  • Eric and Lindsay Kalbfleisch
  • The McQuillan Family
  • Charles and Joan Moff
  • Nicholas and Dorothy Rescher
  • Theresa Sage
  • Melissa Wallace

STANDING OVATION - $250-$499
  • Anonymous
  • Suzanne Alexander
  • Jonathan and Lyn Allen
  • The Balfe Family
  • Diane Berman
  • Stephen Black
  • Bernard Black
  • Stacie Bonenberger
  • Joseph Bradley
  • Emily Cole Conley
  • Kelly Cullen and Joe Allen
  • The Darke Family
  • William Dodds and Allison Hannon
  • Marianne Downer
  • David and Judy Doyno
  • Daniel Edelstone and Dodi Gross, In honor of Ilyssa Bails
  • Carmen Ellington
  • Michael Hendricks and Kathleen Davies
  • Lareen Hurt
  • The Kocher Family
  • Ken and Linda Krynski
  • Nick and Gemma Mitchell
  • Lynette Opel
  • In Memory of Jack Phinney
  • The Padnos Family
  • Darryl Phillips
  • Mona Rush
  • Rebecca Schaefer*
  • Mary Seghi

CHEERS - $100-$249
  • Anonymous (5)
  • Michael Accetta
  • Omar Aslam and Jennifer Stewart
  • Harry and Ronna Back
  • Sandra Bails
  • Tanya Baronti
  • Courtney Barthelemy
  • Thomas and Nora Begandy
  • Leslie Brockett
  • Emily Brooks*
  • Brianna Booher
  • Scott Cheek
  • Barbara Cooley and Robert Thaw
  • Michael DeBruyn and Dr. Francesca Tortorello
  • Kathleen Deely
  • Rob DePasquale
  • Joseph and Mary Donnelly
  • Daniel and Cathy Droz
  • The Dubin Family
  • Colleen Engelmore
  • Leslie Evans
  • Jennifer Faingnaert
  • Michelle Farrell
  • Susan Fazzolari
  • Joe Flaherty
  • Mindy Frohlich
  • Amanda Foote
  • Mary Gano
  • Jan Glick, in honor of Ilyssa Bails
  • David and Marilou Gibbs
  • Hope Gillespie
  • Brian Gregg
  • Jacqueline Gregg
  • Brian and Karen Hannon
  • The Hilf Family
  • Steven Irwin
  • The Karashin Family
  • Janelle Kennedy
  • Pamela Kovacs
  • Susanne Lersch
  • Nancyann Letterio
  • Patricia Lucot
  • The Lychack Family
  • Madeline Mamaux
  • Lou and Kelly Marinacci
  • Cecelia McCorkle
  • Michelle McGuirk and Mary Hoglund
  • Debra Mercier
  • The Ogburn Family
  • Darlene Padnos
  • The Parsons Family
  • Brady and Mandie Patsy*
  • Chris and Mary Rawson
  • Cara Shuckett
  • Jennifer Snyder-Duch
  • Michelle Sparkenbaugh
  • David and Kate Toole
  • John Toole
  • Barbara Tortorello
  • Paul Towhey
  • The Virtue Family
  • Melissa Wade
  • The Welch Family
  • Roilyn Worst-McGregor

We also wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to over 200 donors who made gifts up to $99.
All PMT donors are recognized here.

Thank you! We are so grateful for your support, which is critical to keeping Pittsburgh Musical Theater positioned as a cultural asset, community resource, and arts ambassador for the Pittsburgh community. Donations cover 35% of our operating costs annually, while each season Pittsburgh Musical Theater enriches the lives of over 35,000 art-lovers and families.


If you would like to join this list of generous supporters:


WE ARE PROUD to call Pittsburgh Musical Theater our Forever Home and have made great efforts to create an environment with enhanced health & safety measures - for our students, resident artists, patrons and staff.

EACH DAY, we promote healthy habits and create a "culture" of cleanliness. Our efforts are more than just making sure surfaces are clean and hands are washed - our efforts are individual students, resident artists, patrons and staff taking the time and dedication to ensure safe and healthy practices in every moment spent in our Forever Home.

WE WANT TO THANK each and every one of your for being with us during this challenging time. We have faith in the resilience of our community and our Forever Friends. Together, we will persevere and move forward in unity and love.


Board of Directors & Administrative Team

Pittsburgh Musical Theater is a non-profit professional company committed to providing quality musical theater at affordable prices, educating the youth, and supporting local talent.

PMT Board Officers:
President Joseph F. Mendel
Vice President Stephen L. Yoset
Secretary Malinda Hallett
Treasurer Larry Berger
Past President Cheryl Begandy
Emeritus Dr. Ken Gargaro
PMT Board of Directors:
Adam Birch, Joanna Doven, Carmen Ellington, Kimberly Haught, James Harris, Michael D. Klein, Michael Kuhn, Rochelle Lilien, Denise Mosley
PMT Advisory Board:
Mary Gail Biebel, Stephen Black, Sandra M. Blaser, Jon Burnett, R. Yvonne Campos, Rich Cefalo, Bonita A. Cersosimo, Bruce I. Crocker, Evan Frazier, Hilda Pang Fu, David B. Gookin, Tim Hartman, Noah Himberger, Robert Kaiser, David J. Martin, Paul E. McGill, Ronald Ortiz, Gregg Perelman, Richard E. Rauh, Dorothy H. Rescher, Connie Schwartz, Doug Shields, Ron Skalski, Bruce Smith, Fred Sukitsch, Sherri Uram, Laura Zajdel
Ex Officio: State Representative Dan Deasy, State Senator Wayne Fontana
Administrative Team:
Executive Artistic Director Colleen Doyno
Production & Logistics Manager Gemma Mitchell
Technical Director Jonathan T. Sage
Development Director Allison Hannon
Controller Kate Toole
Conservatory Director Brady David Patsy
Box Office & Audience Services Manager / Accessibility Coordinator Amber Kocher
Marketing & Media Manager Lindsay Kalbfleisch
Graphic Designer Brianna Booher
Resident Music Director Dr. Francesca Tortorello
Associate Technical Director & COVID-19 Liaison Kevin Kocher

Thank you & enjoy the show!


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