Tickets on sale for Pulaski school musical

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Times Herald Staff


Pulaski High School students performing in the school musical “42nd Street” are, front from left, Geovanni Virella-Torres, Autumn Rettke, Gabe Koepke and Frances Schaetz; middle row, Benjamin Petroll, Emmarose Bader, Dana Madden, Lauren Lacera and Jordan Busse; third row, Caleb Miller, Hunter Chrisman, Tyler Tanner and T.J. Hock. (Amy Tubbs photo)

Pulaski High School is staging the musical “42nd Street,” which tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a young performer who gets her big break on Broadway in the 1930s.

The musical – written by Michael Stewart, Mark Bramble, Harry Warren and Al Dubin – will be staged at Pulaski High School at 7 p.m. Feb. 10, 2 p.m. Feb. 11, 7 p.m. Feb. 17 and 2 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets are $8 and are available at the Pulaski News office at the high school, or by calling Laurie Fischer at 920-822-6800.

The musical, which features the standards “Lullaby of Broadway” and “42nd Street,” has a lot of singing, dancing and acting, said director Kathryn Brown, the school’s choir instructor.

“It might not be familiar to some, but don’t let that stop you from coming,” Brown said. “There is a lot to be seen. It’s very entertaining from start to finish.”

Teacher Amy Tubbs is assisting with acting and is helping with costumes along with Rolean Wernicke. She’s also handling sound and lights. Teacher Melissa Welsing is in charge of choreography, and teacher Spencer Karls is in charge of the sets. Middle school band teacher Val Spaulding is in charge of the pit band.

Student performers in “42nd Street” include Emily Archambo, Emmarose Bader, Ava Baenen, Riley Brown, Alyssa Bruckert, Jordan Busse, Allison Carter, Oriana Cheney, Hunter Chrisman, Grace Christiansen, Hannah Dornfeld, Mara Grasse, Jessica Goska, Abby Harris, T.J. Hock, Allie Huber, Gabe Koepke, Kailee Kryger, Lauren Lacera, Amelia Lara, Brayden Lom, Dana Madden, Gavin Mangold, Avery McCallum, Megan Miesbauer, Caleb Miller, Marcus Moss, Cole O’Brien, Benjamin Petroll, Alyssa Rettke, Autumn Rettke, Jade Sampo, Frances Schaetz, Tyler Tanner, Jena Truckenbrod, Geovanni Virella-Torres, Lauryn Wessely, Karissa Willette and Brittney Winter.

Members of the pit band are Victoria Vaile, Makenna Agen, Courtney Faucett, Brooke Volkman, Megan Walkenhorst, Madison VanUs, Cheyanne Kandler, Megan Mielke, Connor Parr, Caleb Wilinski, Malorie Schultz, Edgar Flores-Martinez, Corinne Galligan, Sara Kunesh, Adrian Caylor, Alyssa Utech, Will Voelker and Scotty Smith.

Members of the stage crew are Cameron Carpenter, Nick Diefenthaler, Jason Dietrich, Ben Evenson, Caleb Haag, Sarah Kurowski, Jayden Lepp, Rachel Pagel, Iyana Ramey, Holly Schupbach, Megan Schwoerer, Ashley Valeria, Kiley Van Schyndel, Hannah VanEnkevort, Ruby VanZeeland and Mackenzie Walla.