Performers Entertain Saline School Board With Preview of Pippin

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 02/16/2017 - 01:12
Jake White and Allie Pataro, members of the SHS Drama Club, perform a number from Pippin at the recent Saline Board of Education meeting.

Three performers from the Saline High School Drama Club entertained the Board of Education Tuesday night. Dominic Dorset, Jake White and Allie Pataro song songs from Pippin, the Stephen Schwartz musical based on a book by Roger O. Hirson.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m., March 3-4, and 2 p.m., March 5, at Saline High School’s Ellen A. Ewing Performing Arts Center.

Dorset and White each performed one solo routine for the board. White and Pataro also sang a duet.

Pippin is about a young prince on a journey to find out where he belongs and what purpose his life is supposed to serve. Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors over 60+ and are general admission.  They can be bought online or at the door.

Saturday night's performance continues the Drama Club's annual tradition of teaming up with the SWWC Culinary Arts program for a pre-show dinner. Seating for the dinner begins at 6 p.m.   Tickets for the Dinner Theater Package are a $22 for adults and $17 for seniors and children 12 and under, and include a buffet-style dinner and reserved seating for the show.  The dinner menu can be found online.  Tickets for the dinner can only be purchased online and must be purchased by March 1.

The cast includes: Jenna Allman, Jane Altevogt, Ethan Baker, Audrey Barsch, Emma Beardsley, Dominic Bourassa, Brock Boze, Abby Brown, Brittany Bryant, Karolina Burtell, Connor Carlson, Elizabeth Colson, Emma Crisenbery, Claudia Curcione, Dominic Dorset, Jacob Edwards, Erik Firehammer, Anna Fletcher, Hallie Fox,  Cristina Gonzalez, Stefania Gonzalez, Zoe Hajratwala, Ethan Hanks, Johna Harrell, Heather Huff, Jimmy Lancaster, Cordelia Leon, Maggie Lupton, Ella Marsh, Brooklyn McLean, Ryan Moore, Lexi Morris, Addie Nelson, Gillian Nelson, Joseph Pryor, Allie Pataro, Margie Raupp, Nathalie Richter, Logan Sepesi, Caitlin Sundquist, Kaitlin Walper, Wesley Welt, Jake White, Collin Williams, Merredith Zehnder, and Eileen Zong.  

Student directors are Alyssa Dawson and Catherine Wei.  

Artistic staff includes: artistic director Rebecca L. Groeb, vocal director Sarah Price, Lisa Holland, pit director/conductor Jane Panikkar, and producer Kristen Glatz.  For more information go to, email [email protected], or call 734-401-4644.

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