April 22 (Sat) - 1-4 in GMS Cafeteria.
April 29 (Sat) - 1-5pm in GMS Cafeteria. Full rehearsal. We'll see everybody there!
May 6 (Sat) - This will be the first time our students will have the chance to perform the show onstage with all sets & props, so it is extremely important that everyone is there! The exact time of rehearsal is still in progress, but we will let you know as soon as it is available.
May 8 (Mon)-
After school the students will be bused over to Ridgeland High School. Please plan to pick up your child from the RHS Auditorium by 7:00pm.
May 9 (Tues) - After school the students will be bused over to Ridgeland High School. Please plan to pick up your child from the RHS Auditorium by 7:00pm.
May 10 (Wed) - After school the students will be bused over to Ridgeland High School. Please plan to pick up your child from the RHS Auditorium by 7:00pm.
May 11 (Thursday) - Encore! will leave by bus at 8:45am and arrive at Ridgeland High School.
Matinee: 10:30am open to GMS students through PBIS "buy-in"
Followed by Encore! Celebration lunch at Northpark Mall Food Court in Ridgeland, MS. Students will return to Germantown by 1:30pm.
Evening Performance: 6:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Encore! cast should arrive at RHS Auditorium by 5:30pm. Please make sure your child hs a light dinner prior to the show. Cast party - TBD.
April/May 2017 Updates
Welcome to the homepage of "Encore!" This is a select group of students who will be performing 2 musicals throughout the year.
Congratulations and WELCOME to our newest Encore! Cast Members for 2017-2018!
Mary Lane Ray
Our second performance will be of Dear Edwina, Jr.
Synopsis of the Musical:
Dear Edwina JR. follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver-extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple, as she directs the neighborhood kids in a series of buoyant production numbers for the latest edition of her weekly "Advice-a-Palooza.” Edwina and her friends share wisdom on everything from trying new foods to making new friends through clever, catchy and poignant songs.
Thursday, May 11. 6:30pm PERFORMANCE, Ridgeland High School Auditorium. $5 Admission.
Dear Edwina, Jr. Cast List!
Edwina Spoonapple – Emma Ellard
Becky – Perry DeLoach
Kelli – Gracie Guest
Scott – Whitten Gray
Kid 1 – Sydney Tullis
Kid 2 – Gabbi Morgan
Kid 3 – Kelli Quartemous
Kid 4 – Kaitlyn Hurtt
Kid 5 – Erin Simon
Kid 6 –Evan Clark
Kid 7 – Gracia Oden
Lars Vanderploonk – Coen Mooney
Annie, (girl scout) – Gabbie Morgan
Bobby – Christian Gipson
Billy Vanderploonk, (box office manager) – Jacoby Johnso
Cordell, (house manager) – Sam Owen Jones
Aphrodite – Emma Bridges
Susie – La Daisia Keeton
The Napkins – Kristen Arrington, Mya Bell
Johnny – Caden
Queen of Boola Boola – Amari
Wildcats – Kamilah, Sydney Tullis, Kaitlyn Hurtt, Kaitlyn Rouse, Molli Amis, Madison Brown, Charlee Anderson
Abigail – Erin Simon
Vladimer – Jacoby Johnson
Frankie – Caden
Frank’s Ma – Gracia Oden
Carrie – Maddie Campbell
Chef Ludmilla – Katherine M.
Fairy Forkmother – Nyla Johnson
Periwinkle – Mya Bell
Lola – Kamryn Lee
Harry – Sam Owen
Ziggy – Evan Clark
Mary Sue Betty Bob – Kristen Arrington
Farmer Jerry – Sam Owen
Katie – Chloe Cupstid
Ann Van Buren (talent scout, voice-over) –
40.Myra Spoonapple - (kid sister/musical director) – Kathryn Marsh
41.Jo Spoonapple (older sister/percussionist) – La Daisia K.
What should students be working on?
-Singing through their parts in Ensemble & Solo numbers
-Attending & reviewing notes from all "Blocking" Rehearsals
We're excited about this Fall's show!
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Stay tuned for further updates!