What a ride! RHS’ fall play was hilarious!

Emily Gaboriault, Veritas Editor-in-Chief 

December 12, 2019

On December 5th, 6th, and 7th, the RHS Theater Department put on “Marcus is Walking.” The show featured various scenes all based around a car; for instance, running over a chipmunk, a car accident and a night trick or treating.

When asked about the show , director Julia DiCanzio stated, “I love directing the fall play and seeing each student take risks, grow in confidence, and become part of the wonderful community that was formed around the play…The performances showed the commitment and effort that each student, cast and crew, put into the play.”

When asked how they thought the show went, actors Katy Buckley and Jordan Cunningham stated that they thought it went really well! Buckley states, “It was so awesome to hear such great reviews!” Cunningham also adds, “I loved the amount of students who attended to support the theatre department!”

Katy Buckley, Emily Gaboriault, Lara Glennon tend to a run over chipmunk as Suzi, Heidi, and Jay.  photo by Arianna Esposito
Jordan Cunningham, Philip Pattison, Zach Webb eat some treats on halloween night while trick or treating.   Veritas photo
Zach Webb and Adam Dalton as Gabe and Dmitry.  photo by Arianna Esposito

The actors included Ben Pattison, Zach Webb, Phil Pattison, Jordan Cunningham, Julia Yeadon, Adam Dalton, Neleh Dunn. Emily Gaboriault, Lara Glennon and Katy Buckley. Each actor played several parts.

The stage crew was led by stage manager Kerin Dalton and asst. stage manager, Maria Pala. In the crew were Jonah Pishkin, Maddie Smith Miku Yoshioka, Leah Leonard, Cailin Sullivan, Ngan Nguyen, Christa Pollard and Callie Gillan.

Seth Rosczewski and Terrel Wright were the lighting and sound operators with an assist by Chris Burnieika. Phil DiCanzio and Jim DiCanzio designed and built the set. Julia DiCanzio and Joanne White were the faculty directors.


Click here for our photo gallery of the play.  Photos by Arianna Esposito.

About emilygaboriault

A junior at RHS and CO-cheif editor for the veritas

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