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George Washington Slept Here Cast

Canandaigua Academy Theatre

began in 1923 with the production of The Love Pirates of Hawaii under the direction of Miss Mattison and Miss Curtis. In 1964, twenty-three productions later, the actual Academy Players Drama Club began. From 1960-1990, the Academy Players put on thirty-two productions, all under various directors. In 1991, Mr. Scott Schauman, our current director, began to direct and produce the productions.

George Washington Slept Here!

Our 2017 Drama

Newton Fuller fulfills a lifetime ambition: to own his very own colonial farmhouse. He drags his wife, Annabelle, and their daughter, Madge to set up homesteading in a wreck of a house. But, Newton has faith—after all, George Washington slept there. The local historian reveals that it was Benedict Arnold, not George Washington who has slept there!

Complications ensue when they discover they have spent their last penny on the house. Near catastrophe is averted at the last moment through a hilarious series of reversals.

Thank you to Laurie Kroon for her amazing photography!

Disaster!

Our Spring 2017 Musical

Cast List

Disaster!

Student Director: Jessica Anderson / Skylar Guest

Chad: Anthony Ceddia / Dane Jensen

Scott: Alex Francis / Drew Glitch

Professor Ted Scheider: T.J. Berley / Andrew Kemler

Tony: Ben Siciliano / Quentin Wall

Marianne: Lauren LaBarge / Brynn Schauman

Sister Mary Downy: Dani Callard / Sarah Hughston

Shirley: Chloe Bliss / Zoe Martin

Maury: Chase Gagliardi / Luc Pereira

Levora: Audrey Brown / Alyssa Colucci

Jackie: Maddy Cheney / Leanne Schneiter

Ben/Lisa: Genna Burke / Millie Hawkins

The following parts are named for lines, but solo from songs will be determined at rehearsals by audition.

Workman 1: Chase Boggs / Matt Pelton

Workman 2: Teagan Acoff / Jillian Adams

Jake: Matt Pelton / Calogero Tiermini

Chef: Jon Bateman / Max Roth

Taxi Driver: Drew Bittel / Dustin Harris

Cotton Candy Seller: Sarah Alling / Michaela Foster

Young Woman 1: Hannah Godfrey / Kaitlyn Ringhoff

Young Woman 2: Holly McClow / Emma Viggiani

Traci: Vivian Carnevale / Genevieve Dallmeyer-Drennen

Woman: Madi Johnson / Linda Coleman

Wealthy Wife: Jessica Anderson / Mackela Slowe

Wealthy Husband: Matt Uttaro / Quinten Sager

Victim 1: Rose Richelsen

Victim 2: Holly McClow

Victim 3: Emily Luna

Victim 4: Linda Coleman

Victim 5: Arianna Wink

Blinded Woman: Megan Palmer / Emily Teerlink

Sexy Girl: Illy Nicolaides / Skylar Guest

Passenger 1: Jimmy Cherry / Grant Thomas

Passenger 2: Jenna Barnett / Danielle Barone

Wife: Ireland Meenan / Megan Palmer

Husband: Voice only TBD

Male Echo: Nik Gjonbalaj

Female Echo: Emily Teerlink

Chorus:

Adam Brasette / Connor Marble / Erich Rudolph

Julian Wachler-Felder

Kendra Allen / Kaysen Bickel / Jill Bounds

Jaclyn Christensen / Katelyn Egan / Evie Jacobs

Laura Luna / Hannah Nyhan / Caroline Ryan

Khara Simons /Janelle Slaughter / Natalie Wall

Megan Werth

Tap Dancers:

T.J. Berley / Drew Bittel / Chase Boggs

Anthony Ceddia / Andrew Kemler / Luc Pereira

Quinten Sager / Ben Siciliano /Quentin Wall

Jillian Adams /Jessica Anderson /Chloe Bliss

Genna Burke / Dani Callard / Vivien Carnevale

Maddy Cheney /Sarah Hughston / Laura Luna

Ireland Meenan / Megan Palmer / Rose Richelsen

Kaitlyn Ringhoff / Caroline Ryan / Brynn Schauman

Khara Simons / Mackela Slowe /Emma Viggiani

Leanne Schneiter / Danielle Barone


Academy Past Performances

1943 - 1990

  • Ever Since Eve - 1943
  • Once and For All - 1944
  • The Christmas Carol Stars - 1948
  • Divine Flora - 1949
  • Meet Me in St. Louis - 1950
  • Seventeenth Summer - 1951
  • Mr. Barry's Etchings - 1951
  • The Case of the Silent Caroler - 1951
  • Our Miss Brooks - 1952
  • No Room for a King - 1952
  • At the Feet of the Madonna - 1953
  • Men Are Like Street Cars - 1954
  • Breen Valley - 1955
  • Who Stayed Home? - 1955
  • Curtain Going Up - 1956
  • The Remarkable Incident at Carson Corners - 1957
  • The Family Nobody Wanted - 1958
  • Love Your Neighbor - 1959
  • Rebel Without a Cause - 1960
  • On With the Show - 1960
  • The Thread That Runs So True - 1961
  • Bye Bye Birdie - 1963
1964 - Actual Academy Players Drama Club Began
  • Finian's Rainbow - 1965
  • Love Makes the World Go Square - 1966
  • The First Mrs. Paris - 1967
  • Music Man - 1968
  • The Miracle Worker - 1969
  • Oklahoma! - 1970
  • Under Milkwood - 1970
  • Little Wormen - 1971
  • Spoon River - 1971
  • The Crucible - 1972
  • The Cave Dwellers - 1972
  • Hello Out There - 1972
  • Camelot - 1973
  • The Rimers of Eldritch - 1973
  • Cactus Flowers - 1974
  • Murder Takes the Stage - 1975
  • The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail - 1975
  • Petey's Choice - 1976
  • You Can't Take it With You - 1976
  • Our Town - 1977
  • What's Wrong with the Girls - 1978
  • Don't Drink the Water - 1978
  • The Simple Truth - 1978
  • The Braggart - 1978
  • Ten Little Indians - 1980
  • The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail - 1981
  • Bye Bye Birdie - 1985
  • I Know I Saw Gypsies - 1987
  • Godspell - 1987
  • Bye Bye Birdie - 1988
  • The Face on the Barroom Floor - 1988
  • You're a Good Man Charlie Brown - 1989
  • Once Upon a Mattress - 1990

1991 - Present

All Productions from 1991 - present were produced and directed by Mr. Scott Schauman. Musical Direction by Mrs. Mary Hamlin 1991 - 1999
  • Damn Yankees - 1991
  • The Mouse That Roared
  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood - 1992
  • Dark of the Moon - 1992
  • Grease - 1993
  • Kiss and Tell - 1993
  • Fiddler on the Roof - 1994
  • The Crucible - 1994
  • Oklahoma! - 1995
  • The Good Doctor - 1995
  • West Side Story - 1996
  • Death of a Salesman - 1996
  • Into the Woods - 1997
  • 3 "Plays in a Round": The Real Inspector Hound, Fool's Paradise, The Still Alarm - 1997
  • Anything Goes - 1998
  • Harvey - 1998
  • Oliver! - 1999
  • Our Town - 1999
Musical Direction by Jennifer Maxfield 2000-2001
  • George M! - 2000
  • Noises Off - 2000
  • The Boyfriend - 2001
  • Witness for the Prosecution - 2001
Musical Direction by Mrs. Amy Story 2002-2014
  • Titanic - 2002
  • The Man Who Came to Dinner - 2002
  • Les Miserables - 2003
  • Picnic - 2003
  • Big River - 2004
  • On the Tazzle - 2004
  • Seussical - The Musical - 2005
  • The Miser - 2005
  • The Music Man - 2006
  • Flowers for Algernon - 2006
  • Beauty and the Beast - 2007
  • You Can't Take It With You - 2007
  • Ragtime - 2008
  • Look Homeward, Angel - 2008
  • Showboat - 2009
  • The Phantom Tollbooth - 2009
  • Les Miserables - 2010
  • Detective Story - 2010
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie - 2011
  • The Crucible - 2011
  • All Shook Up - 2012
  • Battle of Angels - 2012
  • Legally Blonde - 2013
  • Rehearsal for Murder - 2013
  • Titanic - 2014
  • The Divine Flora - 2014
Musical Direction by Ms. Jenny Cerne 2015-Present
  • Nice Work If You Can Get It - 2015
  • Jabberwock - 2015
  • The Little Mermaid - 2016
  • Rimers of Eldritch - 2016
  • Disaster! - 2017
  • George Washington Slept Here! - 2017

Canandaigua Middle School Performance

Mulan, Jr.

Mulan Jr. Cast

honor Cast Characters Loyalty Cast
Jon Miller Laozi Lexi Bounds
Lily O'Brien Yun Addie Rudolph
Mariedeliz Bain Ling Jenna Furnum
Tess Levanway Hong Danielle Moore
Grace Davis Zhang Mallory Baxter
Eliza Blazak Mushu Liz Yoder
Liz Yoder Fa Zhou Trendell Davis
Willow Smith Fa Li Sydney Hartpence
Amelia McFarland Grandma Fa Rosalie Siciliano
Emma Godfrey Mulan Alexis Nava
Ben Deibler Captian Shang Jacob Beaudoin
Tucker Poisson Yao Delilah Ricci
Mason Burke Qian-Po Meckenzie Taft
Lucas Hyer Ling Kenzie Mamoone
Brandon Stein Chi-Fu Sarah Windover
Liam Houle Emperor Liam Houle
Deborah Vigh Younger Yi Sarah Yoder
Older Yi Naomi Couillard
Young Xiao Elliot Nyhan
Chen Benson Hawkins
Liu Rebekah Vitale
Ben Francis Shan-Yu Owen Orbaker
Jj Callard Subar-Tu Hayleigh Birch
Kate Bentley Magyar Jonathan Windover
Taryn Bjorling Cheongsam Salesperson
Phoebe Russell Matchmaker Melania Dean
Additional Cast:

Mothers-
Allison O'Hanlon, Phoebe Parkison, Morgan Springer, McKenna Eckdahl, Regan Bennett, Eleanor Levanway, Gwen Pogue, Sydney Hartpence, Melania Dean, Tess Levanway, Rosalie Siciliano, Phoebe Russell, Willow Smith, Jenna Furnum, Danielle Moore, Amelia McFarland

Daughters-
Grace Zimmerman Molly Urlacher, Caroline Little, Piper Brown, Emerson Broomfield, Margaux Mahoney, Lucie Loblaw, Amber Wilson, Alicia Campagna, Renee Tysiac, Taryn Bjorling, Lexi Bounds, Alexis Nava, Lily O'Brien, Addie Rudolph, Emma Godfrey, Grace Davis

Fathers-
Logan Schojan, Mariah Cuthbertson, Haley Kaul, Trendell Davis, Brandon Stein, Jacob Beaudoin, Ben Deibler, Ben Francis, Delilah Ricci, Hayleigh Birch, Liam Houle, Sarah Windover, Gabe Vit, Naomi Couillard, Kate Bentley

Sons-
JJ Callard, Valencia Murphy, Georgia Brooks, Samantha Davis, Jon Miller, Mason Burke, Benson Hawkins, Elliot Nyhan, Lucas Hyer, Tucker Poisson, Owen Orbaker, Deborah Vigh, Eliza Blazak, Jonathan Windover, Rebekah Vitale, Liz Yoder, Sarah Yoder