FOOTLOOSE Runs July 23-Aug. 3

Christine Oswald as Ariel Moore & Anthony Boeing as Ren McCormick, Photo by Mikki Schaffner.

Christine Oswald as Ariel Moore & Anthony Boeing as Ren McCormick, Photo by Mikki Schaffner.

Presented by Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre
July 23-Aug. 3
West Price Hill

Directed by Tim Perrino
Music directed by Steve Goers
Choreographed by Maggie Perrino

Cast: Toney Boeing (Ren McCormick), Christine Oswald (Ariel Moore),Kalie Kaimann (Rusty), Jimmy Franklin (Willard Hewitt), Reggie Hemphill (Reverend Shaw Moore), Lindsey Mullen (Vi Moore), Royce Louden (Chuck Cranston), Holly Meyer (Ethel McCormack), Maggie Mahoney (LuLu Warnicker), Kyle Schulte (West Warnicker), Adam Greivenkamp (Cowboy Bob/Coach Dunbar), Jessica Lawrence (Wendy Jo), Mikayla Renfrow (Urleen), Eva Weber (Irene), Allyson Woellert (Eleanor Dunbar), Xander Wells (Travis), Cameron Nalley (Bickle), Jake Schuster (Garvin), Cian Steele (Lyle), Ashton Francis (Betty Blast)
Ensemble: Grant Bagshaw, Delaney Baum, Natalie Bellamy, Dani Brockmann, Anna Burger, Marisa Chastain, Grace Davis, Riley Davis, Christian De Stasi, Rachel Engelhardt, Emily Egner, Kate Gandenberger, Gardy Gilbert, Tyler Gilkey, Andy Girmann, Tanner Gleeson, Adam Hambrick, Brittany Harris, Colleen Hart, Brandon Hester, Maria Huey, Lauren Humpert, Brianna Jones, Kassidy Kaimann, Erin Klumb, Kayla Lennon, Skylar Martinez, Declan McDonough, Clare Miller, Gilliam Miller, Franchesca Montazemi, Danielle Mouch, Makensie Neville, Rachael Petranek, Mandie Reiber, Katie Ruwe, Shelby Sailor, Sami Scholl, Hayley Schwiers, Eric Sievers, Isabella Siska, Ryan Smith, Arthur Sonzongni, Caroline Spurr, Cassidy Steele, Alexandra Stojack, Max Stoddard, Carmen Sunderman, Caroline Trennepohl, Alex Vest, Kamilah Williams, Tatum Wilmes, Mara Witsken, Grant Zentmeyer, Nicole Ziege and Lexi Zimmer

One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, determined to exercise the control over the town’s youth that he cannot command in his own home. When the reverend’s rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story that emerges is of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him. To the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony nominated top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, FOOTLOOSE celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and open mind.

  • Wed-Thu, July 23-24 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, July 25 at 8pm
  • Sat, July 26 at 2pm & 8pm
  • Sun, June 27 at 2pm
  • Wed-Thu, July 30-31 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, Aug. 1 at 8pm
  • Sat, Aug. 2 at 2pm & 8pm
  • Sun, Aug. 3 at 2pm & 7:30pm

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