This past weekend we had a preview of summer with high 80-degree weather. Surprise, I loved it!
On Saturday night I went to see St. Francis High School's production of "Titanic – The Musical," story and book by Peter Stone with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. This was a joint theatrical effort by St. Francis students and young women from Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy.
Directing the production was Emmanuel "Manny" Eulalia, who heads up the performing arts department at St. Francis. Associate director was Kevin Rutkowski, Vincent Richards oversaw production design, the scenic artist was Jeni Reiz, Mary Ekler was music director and serving as choreographer was Mimi Rosales.
Principal roles were played by Taylor Hancock, Andrew Parker, Gabriel Najera, AJ Absy, Aaron Baker, Matthew Ursitti, Brady DeMattei, Gabrielle Current, Allie Pilmer and Julia Byrne.
Other cast members included Casey McCreary, Luis Ho, Zade Dardari, Isaak Momsen, Raphael Gonzalez, Liam Molina, Frederick Ballian, Harrison Duffy, William Hurtado, Matthew Gonzalez, Sofia Gonzalez, Brikk Bralley, Jennifer Miranti, Michael Brian, Daniel Stratz, Kaitlyn Glynn, Camryn Christiensen, Patrick Gibbons, Johan Appels, Carolyn Grimes, Noelle Rosales, Clyde Johnson, Dylan Hankis, Samuel Holtz, Josh Olona, Nicholas Cesario, Sebastian Duzian, Priscilla Moreno, Alison O'Neil, Matthew Arnall and Edward Ballian.