Monthly Archives: February 2014

NN Theatre Presents

The promo for “Legally Blonde.”

Get ready for an evening of laughs when Harvard Law student Elle Woods brings her sense of style to the Niles North High School stage in “Legally Blonde: The Musical” on March 13 to 15 in the Auditorium at 9800 Lawler, Skokie. Show times are 7 p.m. on Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15; and 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15.  A free community performance will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 13.  Tickets $10. Call the Box Office at (847) 626-2122.

The cast of “Legally Blonde” includes: Teresa Franks as Elle; Martin Wiviott as Emmett; Robin Wallace as Paulette; Nathan Selinger as Callahan; Ryan Loach as Warner; Nina Codell as Vivienne; Amy Hagedorn as Brooke; Margaret Selinger as Enid; and Katie Bean, Hannah Sahyouni and Lauryn Schmelzer as Margot/Serena/Pilar. The Greek Chorus includes:  Katie Bean, Camille Paskind, Nina Rickett-Green, Hannah Sahyouni, Lauryn Schmelzer and Jaquelyn Shannon. The Ensemble/Additional Roles:  Humza Abbasi, Nelson Chen, Simon Gebremedhin, Joe Isip, Sam Rosenfeld, Geoffrey Schmelzer, Eric Simon, Dani Brown, Hannah Brown, Kayla Chinitz, Gabrielle Dizon, Emi Kanda, Gaeon (Judy) Kim, Julia Melnick, Martina Scofano, Violette Shearer, Anajé Silva, Emma Vaughan, and Carissa Yau.

The members of the Orchestra Pit:  Sophi Huang, Anna Krause and Robert Sanders, violin; Matthew Harris-Ridker and Rachel Tapper, flute/piccolo; Daniel Aisenberg, Ingeborg Halseth and Lily Shearer, clarinet; Lucy Chavez, oboe; Ashley Faith Ferrer, clarinet/saxophone; Emre Erel and Bill Kim, alto saxophone; Troy d’Souza, trumpet; Brian Cua and David Fernandez-Wang, trombone; David Liljewall, guitar; Jacob Nagler, bass; Andrew Goldberg, drumset; Hannah Doherty and Juliana Tichota, percussion; and Megan Crane, keyboard.

Crew/Technical Staff: Timothy Ortmann, Director; Annaliisa Ahlman and Barbara Reeder, Technical Directors; Michael Rourke, Lighting Design; Jennifer Page, Orchestra Director; Daniel Gregerman, Vocal Director; Teresa Ripley, Costumes, Anita Scanlon and Linda Room, Assistant Costumers;  Noah Zeidman, Stage Manager; Sabina Dzelilovic, Assistant Director; Lauryn Schmelzer, Dance Captain, Madeline Martin, Assistant Technical Director; Madison Kartcheske and Danielle Kropveld, Properties; Elizabeth Soglin, Shop Manager; Anne Zavell and Deborah Neitlich, Production Assistants; Brian Fallon, Hair Designer; and Ken Otsuka and Zach Zirlin, graphic artists.

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Niles North Theatre presents…

“That’s My Story!” at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12 in the Drama Performance Center at 9800 Lawler, Skokie. Tickets are $5. Call the Box Office at (847) 626-2122.

Approximately 25 delightful stories submitted from students at Jane Stenson School, East Prairie School, Hynes Elementary School, Elizabeth Meyer School, and Middleton School will go into “That’s My Story!”.

Niles North Theatre will get the show on the road with a touring production of “That’s My Story!” that will stop at the authors’ schools.

Members of the Advanced Theatre Studio class who make up the  cast include:  Kathryn Bean, Hannah Brown, Sabina Dzelilovic, Callie Folke, Simon Gebremedhin, Amy Hagedorn, Destiny Hall, Philip Klafta, Danielle Kropveld, Ryan Loach, Sean Loach, Madeline Martin, Julia Melnick, Alexandria Monte, Miriam Moss, Camille Paskind, Noam Ron, Joshua Sahadeo, Hannah Sahyouni, Kyra Sarris, Nathan Selinger, Jaquelyn Shannon, Joanna Vaklin, Robin Wallace, Glenn Weissman, Martin Wiviott and Carissa Yau.

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NN Choirs and Jr. High Concert Tonight, Wednesday, February 5th

The Choirs from Old Orchard, McCracken and Golf schools will join the Niles North Choraliers, Chorale, Concert Choir for our annual concert. Come to the NN auditorium at 7:30pm. It is impressive to see and hear the young talent!

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