Spring Musical

Spring Musical

Spring Musical

April 8, 2022 - 7:30 p.m.
April 9, 2022 - 7:30 p.m.
April 10, 2022 - 2 p.m.
O'Rourke Performing Arts Hall

Congratulations to all involved with Anything Goes on receiving five Jerry Awards:

• Outstanding Musical (Out of over 100 participating schools, MUHS is one of only 17 productions that received this award!)
• Outstanding Lead Performer - JJ Eagleeye (Billy Crocker)
• Outstanding Lead Performer - Erin Fricker (Reno Sweeney)
• Outstanding Lead Performer - Tate Kowalik (Moonface Martin)
• Spirit Award - Grace Organ (Chastity)

As the recipient of the Outstanding Musical Award, the Jerry Awards also recognizes the Production Team:
• Outstanding Direction - Paul Helm
• Outstanding Musical Direction - Paul Helm & Randy Skowronski
• Outstanding Choreography - Stephanie Staszak
• Outstanding Scenic Design - Joe Cavanaugh & Michael Young
• Outstanding Lighting Design - Joe Cavanaugh & Michael Young
• Outstanding Costume Design - Suzann Campbell
• Outstanding Sound Design - Joe Cavanaugh & Michael Young
• Outstanding Stage Crew

We continue to celebrate all of our Jerry Award Nominations:

• Outstanding Musical
• Outstanding Ensemble
• Outstanding Orchestra
• Outstanding Overall Design
• Outstanding Lead Performer - Bryn Dresselhuys (Hope Harcourt)
• Outstanding Lead Performer - JJ Eagleeye (Billy Crocker)
• Outstanding Lead Performer - Fred Ehrlich (Sir Evelyn Oakleigh)
• Outstanding Lead Performer - Erin Fricker (Reno Sweeney)
• Outstanding Lead Performer - Tate Kowalik (Moonface Martin)
• Outstanding Lead Performer - Audrey Sullivan (Bonnie)

The 2022 Jerry Awards Show will take place at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison on Sunday, June 12, 2022. https://www.overture.org/programs/jerry-awards


Cast
Elisha J. Whitney - Frank Spicuzza
Reporter/Steward - Luc Demmon
Cameraman/Purser - Bernie Paget
Sir Evelyn Oakleigh - Fred Ehrlich
Mrs. Wadsworth T. Harcourt - Serafina Stephenson
Hope Harcourt - Bryn Dresselhuys
Bishop/Sailor/Passenger - Timothy Stuckslager
Reno Sweeney - Erin Fricker
Billy Crocker - JJ Eagleeye
Moonface Martin - Tate Kowalik
Luke/Passenger - Marshall Bates
John/Sailor/Passenger - Braddock Sherwood
Bonnie - Audrey Sullivan
Captain - Henry Halpern
Chastity - Grace Organ
Purity - Emily Fricker
Virtue - Audrey Ellis
Charity - Ella Connelly
Girl 1 - Genevieve Baynes
Girl 2 - Julia Mansfield

Understudies
Billy Crocker - Henry Halpern
Bishop/Captain/Purser - Braddock Sherwood
Bonnie - Emily Fricker
Charity/Chastity/Purity/Virtue - Julia Mansfield
Hope Harcourt - Audrey Ellis
Moonface Martin - Bernie Paget
Reno Sweeney - Ella Connelly
Sir Evelyn Oakleigh - Timothy Stuckslager

Production Team
Director/Music Director - Paul Helm
Choreographer - Stephanie Staszak
Technical Directors - Joseph Cavanaugh & Michael Young
Costume Designer - Suzann Campbell
Orchestra Director - Randy Skowronski

Tickets
Reserved Seating: $12.00
General Admission: $10.00
Click here to purchase your tickets today!

Cast: Rehearsal Schedule - click here



Meet Our Director: Paul Helm
Mr. Helm has performed, directed and music directed with the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Hippodrome Theatre, First Stage Children's Theater, Florida Studio Theatre, freeFall Theatre Company, Sacramento Theatre Company, Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Fireside Dinner Theatre, Marquette University, and Bucknell University. Recent credits include A Charlie Brown Christmas, Murder for Two, Bright Star, Big River, The Fantasticks, Souvenir, Crazy for You, The Cocoanuts, Spring Awakening, Pump Boys and Dinettes, Guys on Ice, and Forever Plaid. He was also a vocalist for Disney on Classic, a three-month symphony concert tour of Japan with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. "It's De-Lovely" to be working with MUHS on one of his favorite shows! paulhelm.net

Meet Our Choreographer: Stephanie Staszak
Ms. Staszak works professionally as an actress and choreographer with various local theatre companies, community theatres and high schools. She was most recently seen as Susan in the Skylight Music Theatre production of The Full Monty, and Heidi in [title of show] for a new theatre company called Miami Theatre Works in Miami, Florida. Ms. Staszak also originated the role of Abby Willet in a live-streamed, staged reading of the new musical Fortunate Sons, with music and lyrics by Paul Williams, and played Gwendolyn in a virtual film production of the musical Being Ernest, now being streamed on streamingmusicals.com. She has also worked in both film and commercials within the Milwaukee area. After a crazy last year and a half, Ms. Staszak is very excited and ready to be working with so many incredible students again!


Pre-audition Dance Workshop - Nov. 30, 2021