Titusville Summer Theatre has been steadily at work harmonizing, getting fitted for curtain outfits and learning lines for a couple months now and they are getting geared up to go off-book for dress rehearsal and the performances next week.
Some of the players have made summer theatre a "habit" like Abby Preston, who will play the part of Maria, a precocious young woman with a headful of song and youthful optimism.
Preston has been in many shows through the years, while for some others it'll be a first.
Monday, some members of the cast performed their songs in front of the live audience at the Scheide Park during their weekly concert series.
Kevin Vinson, who will play Baron Von Trapp, said part of his role in the musical is to show he can't sing which he said is easy, but another part of the show he has to show he can sing, which he admitted was much more difficult.
Since the end of April the cast and producers have rehearsed wherever they could, most the middle school, but have been transforming the Colestock Auditorium stage for a few weeks now.
A lot of singing and choreography will culminate on Monday for the first night of dress rehearsal.
Just four nights later, they open their three-day run at 7 p.m. at Titusville High School's Colestock Auditorium.
It will also run Friday and Saturday also starting at 7 p.m.
The show directors and producers are: Stephanie Cicero-Stage Director, Jerry Knickerbocker-Music Director, Aime Sposato-Music Director, Mariah McDaniel-Choreographer and Gloria Taylor and Kathy Adelman are producers
Cast members are: Abby Preston, Marissa Gale, Debbie Adamchick, Abigail Vinson, Chris Sonnenberg, Kate Kovach, Jamie Fortney, Kathy Adelman, Stephanie Fullerton, Megin Scwak, Amy Bernard, Julia Brown, Samantha Shepherd, Lizzy Smedley, Maeve Wakefield, Suelahny Gaspard, Flynn Kirvan, Charlotte Winger, Olivia Decker, Elaena Baldwin, Delaney Smith, Laurel McKellop, Katelyn Bernard,
Kevin Vinson, Jeremy James, Chloe Preston, Ella Lavery, Ty Witosky, Olivia Clinton, Willa Kirvan, Ella Bernard,Tyler Brown, Patricia McKellop, Shannon Vinson, James McGinnis, Chris Warner, CJ Kirvan, Dale Smith, Jeremiah Shepherd, Debbie Kirvan, Ayden Fullerton and Luke Keebler.
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