The Harrison High School Footlight Players are proud to present Crazy For You, a musical based on the works of Ira and George Gershwin. Over 50 performers from all grades will be taking part in this production that includes musical favorites such as “I Got Rhythm”, “Someone to Watch over Me”, and “They Can’t Take That Away From Me.”
Performances of Crazy For You will be held Thursday, March 14th, Friday, March 15th, and Saturday, March 16th at 7:00pm and matinee performances will be Saturday, March 16th and Sunday March 17th at 1:00pm at the Harrison High School Performing Arts Center located at 255 Union Avenue in Harrison. Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for seniors, students, and children.
The Footlight Players have been in rehearsals of Crazy For You since early January in anticipation of their five shows. HHS Music Teacher Lynn Fusco will once again be at the musical helm and orchestration will be provided by Harrison Central School District teachers and students. Last year’s outstanding production of 42nd Street was awarded the Metro Award for Best Choreography and HHS Dance Teacher Debbie Toteda, in her second year in Harrison, has created another performance of toe-tapping excellence. Stephanie Goldman, 4th Grade teacher at Parsons Elementary, serves as the show’s technical director working with the students who commandeer the lights and sound boards of the student-run HPAC center.
Crazy For You, winner of the 1992 Tony for Best Musical, is the story of the frustrated New York banker Bobby Child, played by junior Lucas Pettinato, who dreams of performing with the Zangler Follies. Unable to impress the irascible director Bela Zangler, Bobby heads west in pursuit of his dreams. Bobby arrives in the irrelevant old mining town of Deadlock, Nevada just as the foreclosure notice from his bank arrives to inform the owner Everett Baker and his daughter Polly, played by junior Halle Mastroberardino, the bank will be seizing control of the town’s Gaiety Theater. A case of mistaken identity causes Bobby and Polly to fall in and out of love amidst a backdrop of musical numbers.
For additional information, please call 630-3110.