Seeing The Addams Family Live is a "Snap...snap" with La Salle High School's Musical Tribute at Portico’s Art Space

Published : Friday, November 10, 2017 | 4:39 PM

from left to right, top row: Kaiya Wilson, Emma Adams, Alexander Weitzel; bottom row: Alyssa Cortes. Credit: Keira Wight

The kooky and creepy Addams family have taken up residence in Pasadena for a limited musical engagement courtesy of La Salle Arts and Media Department November 10 through November 19.

La Salle High School 15-year veteran, Dr. Jude Lucas, directs the cast and remarks, “The students are working very hard and this will be an awesome theatrical experience…so much talent.”

For tickets and information, call hotline (626) 696-4415 or email dneedles@lasallehs.org. Performances are Friday, November 10 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, November 11 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, November 12 at 4 p.m.; Friday, November 17 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, November 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, November 19 at 4 p.m. Tickets are Adults: $17 and Students: $10 (any student, regardless of school or age.) The performances will be held at Porticos Art Space, located at 2033 E. Washington Boulevard. Pasadena.

The cast of The Addams Family includes La Salle High School students (in alphabetical order): Emma Adams, Anthony Becerra, Briana Beddawi, Cami Brown, Maddy Cahill, Brooke Colton, Ashley Conlon, Alyssa Cortes, Grace Elia, Maya Enrequez, James Fall, Sara Fraser, Giana Froio, Daniella Gersh, Mary Harmon, Greg Jasper, Anthony Kyriakakis, Carlee Ladesich, Hallie Milton, Joshua Ng, Lexi Peysson, Sofia Ravago, Elijah Reyes, Oliver Richards, Clayton Searcy, Mihi Stanek, Gracie Turner, Alexander Weitzel, and Kaiya Wilson.

The technical crew includes: Vincent Alipio, Natalie Bahou, Annika Bohanec, Connor Brown, Abigail Christopher, Melody Griffith, Sebastian de Kansky, Alexis Lazaro, Katerina Lingenfelser, Ziraili Martinez, Kate Mena, Hunter Newell, Anaise (Nisi) Nugent, Katie Nuzzi, Noelle Shimazu, Ramona Stanley, and Annika Suderburg,

La Salle High School proudly features its own musicians for The Addams Family including: Brian Boull’t, Naman Casas, Jake Hansen, Jason Haug, Nathaniel Lee, Long Lin, and Sam Southard.

Part of La Salle High School’s Arts and Media Department, the La Salle High School Theatre Department is comprised of students in theatre courses as well as students involved in the department’s production and activities. La Salle Theatre produces three major productions each year – a fall play, a winter play and a spring musical. Any student who is academically eligible can audition for these productions or participate on a technical crew. Student involvement may include acting, musical accompaniment, stage and costume design, lighting crew, sound crew, stage crew, advertising and promotion, ticket sales, and other behind the scenes activities. In addition to these productions, students participate in DTASC (Drama Teachers Association of California) competition in the fall semester. La Salle High School seeks to be an inclusive, creative, and collaborative department where artistic and personal growth are our highest goals.

La Salle High School, located in Pasadena, is dedicated to excellent student performance in academics, arts and athletics. Of particular importance is La Salle High School’s call to carry out the mission established by its founder, Saint John Baptist De La Salle, “to give a human and Christian education to the young, especially the poor.” Lancer athletics, student life, visual and performing arts, honors and service societies, student clubs and organizations, and student television broadcasts and publications provide a healthy and warm community atmosphere for all La Salle students.

La Salle High School, 3880 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 351-8951 or visit www.lasallehs.org.

 

 

 

 

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