Alumni 2013


Molly Bloom-Lately
was performed on:

Friday, May 3, 5:30 PM
Saturday, May 4, 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
Sunday, May 5, 2:00 PM   

ages 5 and up


Book and Lyrics by Ashleigh Catsos

Music by Brian Ray Stearns 

Directed by Ashleigh Catsos

The story of a third grade girl who, after being teased for being small, must learn to not only stand up for but also believe in herself.  This heartfelt musical both entertains and educates, providing its audience with the reminder that we each have unique gifts to share, to always be kind even when others are not, while also demonstrating positive ways to confront bullying.  With the help of an interesting and entertaining cast of characters and some amusing mishaps along the way, we watch as Molly learns what it means to be distinctly her and witness a surprise ending that shows even the smallest among us have something to share.  Whether an audience member identifies with the bully, the bullied, or the innocent bystander - one who unknowingly enables such behavior - there is a lesson and tool for everyone.  Our hope is that each child leaves with the realization that they have worth and everyone around them deserves the same respect.

Ashleigh Catsos (Books and Lyrics)
Brian Ray Stearns (Music)
Ashleigh Catsos (Director)
Brian Ray Stearns (Music Director)
Bonnie Hilton (Production Stage Manager) 
Lindsay Hayes (Production Manager)
Clifton Chadick (Scenic Design/Scenic Artist) 
Nicholas Houfek (Lighting Design)
Brian Ray Stearns (Sound Design) 
Katie Schwartz (Choreography)
Lindsay Hayes (Costume Design)
Jennifer Catsos (Graphic Design and Artwork)
Awaken Productions (Producer)

Patrina Caruana (Susie)
Lindsay Hayes (Mom)
Nolan Hayes (Tommy)
Kimberly Larkin  (Miss Bunny)
Chevy Kaeo Martinez (Kyle)
Emma Meltzer (Molly) 
Courtney Simmons (Lacey)


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