Poway High School presents the musical
CA – Poway High School is gearing up for its production of Little
Women, the Broadway musical based on Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic
novel. With a book by Allan Knee,
music by Jason Howland and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, the heartwarming story
details the struggles, joys, sorrows, adventures, and eventual coming of age of
the four March sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, in Civil War era America.
As relevant today as when it was written, this timeless tale has been
given new life as an exhilarating new musical filled with glorious song, dancing
and a few tears. Jason Howland’s score celebrates personal discovery and a
young America finding its voice and coming of age in a time of challenge and
Opening Friday February 7, the show boasts a cast of 43 energetic
students featuring Jackie Foster in the role of Jo March, Lirenza Gillette as
Amy March, Kaela Marriott as Meg March, Charity Monroe as Beth March, Rebecca
Dhillon as Marmee, Noah Sims as Professor Bhaer, Chris Ruddy as Laurie,
Trevor Haumschilt as John, Austin Thatcher as Mr. Laurence, Margaux Payton as
Aunt March, and Emily Nunn as Mrs. Kirk.
The production is directed and choreographed by veteran San Diego actor
and director Katie Wilson, Artistic Director of Rising Star Theatricals and the
Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair and Drama Director at Cathedral
Catholic High School. Joining her
artistic team are Assistant Directors Lana Picciano and Jason Shutt.
Nancy Gray, PHS Director of Choral Activities returns as musical
director, and PHS band director Sylvester Sybilski as conductor of the PHS pit
Tickets may be obtained in advance by contacting Beatrice Cruz-Rivera at
or (858) 486-2583. Tickets may also be obtained on night of performance. Order
forms are available at the PHS front desk. More information on ticket
prices and directions can be found at http://www.powaychoir.org/.
Pictured Above: The March Family from Poway High School's upcoming production of the Broadway musical, LITTLE WOMEN. (From top left, clockwise: Jackie Foster as Jo, Kaela Marriott as Meg, Charity Monroe as Beth, Lirenza Gillette as Amy. Center: Rebecca Dhillon as Marmee).
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