Since 2010, the Towle Youth Theater Ensemble (TYTE) has been entertaining audiences with productions such as the Northwest Indiana Premiere of Jason Robert Brown’s 13, Anne of Green Gables, Laughing Stock, Clue the Musical, Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, Runaways and the World Premiere of Mental. The next TYTE production will be Carrie, The Musical directed by Managing Director Jeff Casey, Assistant Directed by Ro Ogrentz, Musical Direction by Elizabeth Tuazon and Choreography by Colin Funk. Carrie Is sponsored by John F. Pelkey, Attorney at Law.
“Carrie The Musical ” Music by Michael Gore, Lyrics by Dean Pitchford, Book by Lawrence D. Cohen, Based on the novel by Stephen King. Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she’s an outcast who’s bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she’s at the mercy of her loving but cruelly over-protective mother. But Carrie’s just discovered she’s got a special power, and if pushed too far, she’s not afraid to use it…
The cast of Carrie, The Musical is comprised of students from area Junior High and High Schools and several area Home Schools. The cast includes Aidan Boyle (Highland), Tenley Edvardsen (Schererville), Michael Fugger (Lansing, IL), Cali Grzybowski (Munster), Anna Kirsch (Midlothian, IL), Paige Lichnerowicz (Crown Point), Aidan McGuire (Mokena, IL), Vanessa Merola (Chicago, IL), Adam Mohrs (Munster), Christian Moore (Highland), Katherine Morzy (Dyer), Jack Sullivan (Munster), Abby Watts (Hammond), Laila Wenrich (Schererville), Nora Wragg (Lansing, IL) and Student Assistant Director, Ariana Kanaya (Schererville).
The production runs October 19-21, 25, 27-28. (October 26 is sold out) Thursdays – Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling the Towle Theater box office at 219-937-8780 or visit www.towletheater.org.
The Towle Theater is located in downtown Hammond at 5205 Hohman Avenue. For more information, please call 219-937-8780 or visit www.towletheater.org.