Camden students to perform ‘Chicago Teen Edition’


CAMDEN - Camden High School Music Department will present the musical “Chicago Teen Edition” at the high school auditorium for two consecutive days — Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5.

Show times are 7 p.m. March 4, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 5, according to an announcement by the district.

There is no charge for admission. Reserving a seat is strongly recommended by calling 315-245-5315 or emailing:  

For other information regarding the show, contact Kimberly A. Dean at 

The show is being produced by dramatics director Kimberly Bird with Amanda Hughes as musical director.

Kaleigh Nish and Meaghan McDonnell have lent their choreography expertise with Dylan Isom assisting with choreography.

Hughes will be directing the pit of talented high school and community musicians. Sydney Jones is assisting as dramatics coach.

The costumes are being made by Sue Teelin and Diane Lundrigan, along with high school students aiding in the sewing endeavors. Steve Keller is working to design a unique set and Amy Andrews is making sure that the set is colorful. The lighting has been designed by Tim Schad, Jon St. Dennis and Gianni Liberatore. Kimberly Dean is in charge of fund-raising and reserving the tickets for the show.

This year’s cast includes Madison Bird as Velma Kelly, Hannah Dote as Roxie Hart, Riley Simons as Fred Casley, Ethan Smith as Sergeant Fogarty, Harrison and Harry, Gianni Liberatore as Amos Hart, Sharlotte Jones as Liz, Isabella Wing as Annie, Kiara Burton as June, Marley Hilliker as Hunyak, Lillyanna Whipple as Mona, Alyssa Vera as Matron “Mama” Morton, Cael Sullivan as Billy Flynn, Sophie Riesterer as Mary Sunshine, Layla Killino as Kitty, Annaka Stauring as Judge, A.J. Florsch and Owen Carr as Clerks, and Courtney Christmas as Juror.

The ensemble and company include several already named students along with the following: Korryn Alberico, Isabella Agan, Kiera Bartlett, Ryan Brown, Azyiah Calderon, Lee Diehl, Abigail Douglas, Kevin Gloude, Hailey Hicks, Madison Hildenbrandt, Renee Hook, Maddie Johnston, Cora Kyles, Sydney Matthews, Nevaeh Myers, Maddy Redden, Cal Seckner, Hannah Smith, Chad Teft and Abby Vanderworken.

This year’s pit includes Austin Carver, Jennifer Chase, Michael DiMeo, Matthew Donaleski, Jameson Dunham, Jennifer Guhin, Khaya Palada, Thomas Potter, Casey Renwick,
Scott Rutledge, Heather Serway, James Spadafore and Darryl Sleszynski.


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