The old time blockbuster musical is coming to Lord Botetourt High School on May 1 and 2. It has been a while since a local high school here in Botetourt County has produced a well-known musical and this one is based on MGM’s award winning movie starring Gene Kelly, ” Singin’ in the Rain.”
According to director Rachel Bremner, the plot revolves around 1920s Hollywood the setting for the zany, light-hearted romantic comedy about the early days of sound film, where we find Monumental Pictures studio scrambling to salvage the career of its chipmunk-voiced silent picture star.
Lord Botetourt High School presents Singin’ in the Rain
May 1 and 2 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets sold at the door: $4 Adult; $2 Student/Child
Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
She said the play stars Matt Crush as “Don Lockwood”, Vanessa Romas as “Kathy Selden”, Melanie Wallace as “Cosmo Brown”, and Mary Downey as “Lina Lamont”.
Full Cast List includes Valerie Benatti, Katie Broyles, Charity Bryant, Taylor Cline, Matt Crush, Mary Downey, Katie Hamilton, Emilee Higgins, Tanner Lambert, Miranda Newman, Vanessa Romas, Marissa Schade, Danielle Thorsen, Donnie Tipton, Kyle Walker, Melanie Wallace, Anna (Terri) Wallace, Rebecca Wilson.