LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic Valley High School theater department will be presenting "Freaky Friday" this weekend.
"We are honored and excited to be a part of the Disney Theatrical Licensing Pilot Program," said director Jennifer Shue. "The pilot program chooses a select group of schools throughout the country to mount a production of a Disney musical before it is released to general licensing. We are thrilled to be one of the first schools nationwide to produce the brand new musical version of Disney’s modern fairy tale, 'Freaky Friday.'"
The show will be performed Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m., Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at www.pvstheater.com or at the door.
"Freaky Friday" delivers a contemporary musical comedy with sharp wit, rousing tunes and a deeply emotional core. Its book is by Bridget Carpenter ("Parenthood," "Friday Night Lights") and has an original pop/rock score by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey ("Next to Normal," "If/Then").The students and staff at Passaic Valley are extremely enthusiastic about the show.
The cast line up includes Annie Challice, Gabi Volonnino, Alex Papasavas, Marc Garcia, Aaron Nieves, Gabby Rose, Trinity Hines, Mia Preziosi, Gabby Cielo, Mark Huggins, Alexandra Paese, Andre Papasavas, Michela Speller, Chris Perez, Chanelle Garcia, Rachel Irizarry, Camryn Frey, Evan S, Nick Iacovo, Brooke Berrigan, Ashley Povolo. Stage managers are Eden O’Connor, and Sophia Ayoub.