Dear Edwina Rehearsal Dates:
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! 

Avery Addison

Kristen Arrington

Maddie Campbell

Saddie Campbell

Logan Chapin

Dennis Chappel

Allen Cheeks

Lexie Corder

Perry DeLoach

Darby  Dew

Langston Dillon

Millie Edwards

Christina Elder

Thomas Fetcko

Ava Hardee

Addy Huddleston

Darion Hunter

Jacoby Johnson

Nyla Johnson

LaDaisia Keeton

Isabel Kupihe

Makayla Marshall

Ella McGuffie

Kamilah Millsap

Coen Mooney

Gabriella Morgan

Emma Morrison

Gracia Oden

Mary Lane Ray

Isabella Reynolds

Kylee Robinson

Sarah Rogers

Kaitlyn Rouse

Erin Simon

Sarah Stoddard

Charlie Thompson

Olivia Tullis

Sydney Tullis

Kate Umphlet

Anna Werhan

Our second performance will be of Dear Edwina, Jr.  
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 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.
Performance Dates:
Thursday, May 11.  6:30pm  PERFORMANCE, Ridgeland High School Auditorium.                                                                $5 Admission.  
Dear Edwina, Jr. Cast List!
  1. Edwina Spoonapple – Emma Ellard

  2. Becky – Perry DeLoach

  3. Kelli – Gracie Guest

  4. Scott – Whitten Gray

  5. Kid 1 – Sydney Tullis

  6. Kid 2 – Gabbi Morgan

  7. Kid 3 – Kelli Quartemous

  8. Kid 4 – Kaitlyn Hurtt

  9. Kid 5 – Erin Simon

  10. Kid 6 –Evan Clark

  11. Kid 7 – Gracia Oden

  12. Lars Vanderploonk – Coen Mooney

  13. Annie, (girl scout) – Gabbie Morgan

  14. Bobby – Christian Gipson

  15. Billy Vanderploonk, (box office manager) – Jacoby Johnso

  16. Cordell, (house manager) – Sam Owen Jones 

  17. Aphrodite – Emma Bridges

  18. Susie – La Daisia Keeton

  19. The Napkins – Kristen Arrington, Mya Bell

  20. Johnny – Caden

  21. Queen of Boola Boola – Amari

  22. Wildcats – Kamilah, Sydney Tullis, Kaitlyn Hurtt, Kaitlyn Rouse, Molli Amis, Madison Brown, Charlee Anderson

  23. Abigail – Erin Simon

  24. Vladimer – Jacoby Johnson

  25. Frankie – Caden

  26. Frank’s Ma – Gracia Oden

  27. Carrie – Maddie Campbell

  28. Chef Ludmilla – Katherine M.

  29. William –

  30. Sonoma –

  31. Fairy Forkmother – Nyla Johnson

  32. Periwinkle – Mya Bell 

  33. Lola – Kamryn Lee

  34. Harry – Sam Owen

  35. Ziggy – Evan Clark

  36. Mary Sue Betty Bob – Kristen Arrington

  37. Farmer Jerry – Sam Owen

  38. Katie – Chloe Cupstid

  39. 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?
-Memorizing Lines
-Singing through their parts in Ensemble & Solo numbers
-Attending & reviewing notes from all "Blocking" Rehearsals 
We're excited about this Fall's show!   
Resources:  (Music Theatre International)
We'd like to thank our...
"Sponsors in Arts Education:" 
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Stay tuned for further updates!