ThunderRidge Thespians stage a story about school elections


“The Election” by playwright Don Zolodis is the fall play presented by ThunderRidge High School’s award-winning Thespians. The play, according to publicist Connor Jurrens, “is about a high school student body presidential election gone awry.”

Directed by Kylene Hurley and student director Kenna Aukamp, it will play in the high school theater at 1991 Wildcat Reserve Parkway at 7 p.m. Oct. 26, Nov. 1 and Nov. 2.

The cast includes five leads and an ensemble of more than 20.

Leads are: Brandon Cott (Mark); Delainey Phillips (Christy); Connor Jurrens (Karl); Danika Lambert (Kyli) and Caleb Pimmel (Gary).

Ensemble members include: Voters: Zak Christly, Miranda Adams (US Kyli), DJ Sandrock, Ella Morgan and Skip’s girlfriend (US Christy) — Lauren Noble. Reporters are: #1- Jackie Gregory; #2 Childhood Friend — Cara Sullivan; #3 Farmer/US Mark — Max Prodis; #4 Chip — Alex Oliver; #5 Elise Collins.

Other actors, some of whom play multiple roles: Lauren Howery, Richard Newell, Tyler Key, Matthew Rudolph, Mitch Risden, Addison Williams, Jillian Rhinehart, Courtney Schiebout, Ellie Ferguson, Kristen Melon, Sarah Whaley, Alyssa Stevens.


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