Opening April 1st!
Sinclair Theatre Department presents The Lightning Thief —The Percy Jackson Musical, April 1-9 in Blair Hall Theatre, building 2, on Sinclair’s downtown Dayton campus.
Featuring fearsome minotaurs, sword-wielding teens, and the Greek gods as absentee parents, this dynamic musical adaptation of Rick Riordan’s bestselling book series explains that “Things couldn’t be worse, when your parents run the universe.” When Percy Jackson discovers he’s a demigod, he and his friends embark on an epic journey to find Zeus’ missing lightning bolt and prevent war among the gods. Written by Joe Tracz with music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki, this production is directed by Chris Harmon with music direction by Charles Larkowski and choreography by Jessica Eggleston.
Tickets cost $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. Available online at www.sinclair.edu/tickets. Evening performances are at 7 p.m. with one Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. ASL interpreted performances on April 3 and 7. Student Madness Tuesday on April 5th offers $10 seats for all students. Masks are now optional on all Sinclair campuses.
Cast includes: Connor Gray as Percy, Trinity Rice as Annabeth, Ian Spraul as Grover and Grant Warden as Luke, with Athena Shurtleff, Tanner Henry, Emma Campbell, Colin Drayer, DeAngelo Powell, Issac Washington, Edith Sandstrom, Kamilah Noaks, Lizzie Salata, and Helen Grisez.
Guest artists include Gary Minyard (fight choreography) and local puppet master Tristan Cupp (specialty props design). Production team includes Sinclair’s Scott Kimmins (scenic), Kathleen Hotmer (costumes) and Dan Brunk (sound) with Sinclair Theatre alumni Jessy Henning (lighting), Brian Morgan (stage manager) and current theatre technology student Aubrie-Lee Dentino (props).