March 2017 
 
Welcome to the homepage of "Encore!"  This is a select group of students who will be performing 2 musicals throughout the year.
 
 
 
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:
 
http://www.mtishows.com/honk-jr  (Music Theatre International)
 
 
We'd like to thank our...
 
"Sponsors in Arts Education:" 
 
bankplus  MPE
 
Stay tuned for further updates! 
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