The Student Theater of the Holy Cross will present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) written by Adam long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield in his fall drama on November 19 at 7:30 p.m. and November 20 at 2:00 p.m. The show will be presented at Holy Cross in the Blasius Family Auditorium at 587 Oronoke Road in Waterbury. Tickets cost $ 10.00 and can be purchased at the door.
Under the direction of Scott Schulte ’93, the play is an irreverent journey through all of Shakespeare’s plays. It is a fast-paced and witty piece that combines all of its 37 works into a performance of over 90 minutes.
“It’s such a fun show,” Mr. Schulte said. “This play really shows the fun and scope of Shakespeare’s plays. It’s a great way to get people interested in Shakespeare.”
The cast includes: Reese Becker ’22, Rafaella Bugaytsova ’25, Seth Glinsky ’23, Jillian Guerrette ’25, Chassidy Hicks ’23, Sofia Koury ’25, Emily LaCava ’22, Cecelia Moisan ’23, Makendra Mowad ’25, Grace Persaud ’22, Jaela Rivera ’23, Jack Wang ’22 and Katie Zhang ’22.
The team includes: Jordan Cronan ’23 (Stage Manager), Cailyn Gorman ’23 (Assistant Stage Manager), Mischa Telesford ’23 (Costumes), Bethany Gonzalez ’23 (Props), Tyler Parks ’23 (Enlightenment), David Eaton ’23 (Sound), Ashley harris ’22 (Makeup), Salvatore Caruso ’23 (Photography), Sasha Khan ’25, Aisha Elliot ’22, London Hepson ’25 and Mackayla Campbell ’25 (Running Crew). Mr. Sean Lewis is the producer.
“The students are fantastic,” said Mr. Schulte. “They are deeply motivated. They also have a deep love and passion for their theater and their school. We are very happy to share this with the school community.”
Holy Cross High School (HCHS) is a Catholic high school founded in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1968 by the Congregation of Holy Cross. HCHS, which resides on 37 acres, has a total enrollment of approximately 415 students. Originally a boys-only institution, it became co-educational in 1975 when it merged with the girls-only school, Waterbury Catholic High School. The mission of Holy Cross High School is to assist in the total Christian education of young men and women. To do this, Holy Cross High School, in cooperation with parents, provides a framework that fosters the integration of the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth of each individual.