June 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 2015

greaseBook, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
Directed by Karla Brady Wilhelm

Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Thunderbirds" and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical. Head "greaser" Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their "Summer Nights" as the rest of the gang sings and dances their way through the school year.

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Meet the Director

Karla WilhelmKarla Wilhelm began directing in high school at a tiny outdoor theatre in southern Illinois. Moving on with a musical theatre emphasis at Millikin, she took a hiatus from theatre until she had the opportunity to direct the All City District 186 production of Les Miserables at Springfield High School, followed by Real to Reel Where Broadway Meets the Big Screen, and Cinderella. Then she and her team rocked the TIP stage in 2011 with the Disney musical version of the movie Camp Rock and 2014 sold out production of FOOTLOOSE! 


Vocal Director: Racheal Thurman
Choreographer: Megan Walter
Character Coach:  Keith Wilson
Producer:  Karen Gerdes
Backstage: Kevin Brown
Hair & Makeup: Carol Woodrum

Stage Manager: Melissa Betty




Sandy - Haley Rae Muller
Danny - Niall Sullivan
Kenickie - Adam Sprouse
Rizzo - Lydia Ulsaker
Roger - Matt Woodson
Doody - Austin Sprouse
Jan - Lisa Mayes
Vic - Lucas Mazzini
Trixie - Brooke Seacrist
Marty - Chloe Garcia
Sonny - Adam Hooper
Teen Angel - Darrin Thurman
Vince Fontaine - Keith Wilson
Eugene Florczyk - Vince Eller
Patty - Kynzie Elise Ashbaugh
Frenchy - Kristen Ed
Miss Lynch - Karen Norris Gerdes
Cha Cha - Rachel Gross
Marty's Little Sister - Reese Woodrum
Sonny - Lucas Mazzini
Vic- Zach Harness

Zachary Harness
Lisa Mayes
Mackenzie Lyons
Maria Moore
Nick Vail
Lochlan Sullivan
Samantha Mool
Allison Mool
Annie Kate Gerdes
Lane Caspar
Nikki Atwater
Faelyn Powell
Kaylee Sims
Emma Claire Robinson
Nicolette Owens
Alec Glisson
Austin Crawford
Steve Spring

Keith Wilson
Michele Phillips Wilson
Scott Wilhelm
Karen Norris Gerdes

Backstage: Deb Whitson, Deborah Turner Kerley, Lisa Schne,l Kevin Brown

Props: Donna Tippin
Script: Cheryl Schlehman
Costume Alterations: Rene Blank
Hair & Makeup Assistant: Wendy Glisson