WGMS Students to Perform the Musical Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr.

WGMS Musical Cast
Pictured above from left to right, on the floor are Lukas Borsz, Nikola Jakimoski, and Josephine Carkey. Seated on the boxes are Jacob Gaffney, Madison Potaczala, and Alaina Schuessler. Standing in the middle on the left are Marian Bronson, Isabetta Finney, Kaitlin Grandinetta, and Madeline Persons. Standing in the middle on the boxes are Zoey Hess, Parker Thomas, and Lincoln Millar. Standing in the middle on the right are Maddison Perkins, Alexander Carkey, Kieran Hayden, and Rafael Colaneri. Standing in the back on the boxes are Kenneth Kirby, and Caroline Sperduti.

Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo, and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.  Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

Credit for above information to: https://www.mtishows.com/madagascar-a-musical-adventure-jr

The WGMS Musical Production Team includes: Christy Niedermaier Knowlton (Director/Producer/Choreographer), Jeff Bowe (set design and construction), Corey Hobin ( sound design), Sophia Knowlton (assistant to the director, assistant choreographer), Sammi Bullock (assistant choreographer), and Ryan Popp ( assistant to the director).

Performances will be held on Thursday, November 17 at 7 p.m.,  Friday, November 18 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, November 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $7 at the door only.

The show features a total of 125 fifth and sixth-grade students, including cast and crew. Some of the main cast members are:

  • Alex – Kenneth Kirby
  • Marty – Caroline Sperduti
  • Gloria – Zoey Hess
  • Melman – Lincoln Millar
  • Skipper – Alexander Carkey
  • Kowalski – Rafael Colaneri
  • Private – Maddison Perkins
  • Rico – Kieran Hayden
  • Zookeeper Zeke – Jacob Gaffney
  • Zookeeper Zelda – Madison Potaczala
  • Zookeeper Zoe – Alaina Schuessler
  • Mason – Lukas Borsz
  • King Julian – Parker Thomas
  • Maurice – Nikola Jakimoski
  • Mort – Josephine Carkey
  • Lynn -Madeline Persons
  • Lew – Isabetta Finney
  • Lee – Kaitlin Grandinetta
  • Lars – Marian Bronson