Ray-Pec to present musical comedy

October 19, 2012 

The Raymore-Peculiar High School Theatre Department announces the opening of its 2012-2013 season with the musical comedy “Nunsense.”

Written by Dan Goggin, the musical tells the story of the Little Sisters of Hoboken, an order of nuns who put on a variety show in an attempt to raise money to save their convent. Full of songs, laughs and heartwarming moments, Nunsense has delighted audiences for more than 25 years. Ray-Pec is set to carry on its theatrical tradition of delivering entertaining shows with this popular musical comedy.

“Nunsense” will be the first musical the high school has presented in the “Flex Theatre,” located in the Raymore-Peculiar East Middle School. The cast consists of Grace Pennington as the Reverend Mother, Andrea Ambam as Sister Hubert, Tatum Branson as Sister Amnesia, Katlyn Rushin as Sister Robert Anne, and Madelon Wink as Sister Leo.

Working behind the scenes are teacher Todd Schnake as the director, teacher Stephen Rew as music director, and Ray-Pec graduate Jacob Trumbo as technical director. Assistant directors for the production include students Abby Beck and Emily Tranovich. Lighting will be overseen by Allie Kotzias and Beau Ginger. The costumers are Zhahn Gonzalez and Dalton Shumaker. Madelon Wink, who also appears in the production, is choreographing the show. The stage managers are Andrea Shaw and Taylor Felz.

Performances of the play will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18; Friday, Oct. 19; and Saturday, Oct. 20; and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. All performances will be held at the “Flex Theatre” in Ray-Pec East Middle School. Reservations may be made by calling the box office line, 816-892-3999, ext. 2400. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students.

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