The curtain falls early on the Mt. Abe spring musical


Photo by Buzz Kuhns

Photo by Buzz Kuhns

Photo by Buzz Kuhns

Photo by Buzz Kuhns

Photo by Buzz Kuhns

Photo by Buzz Kuhns

Photo by Buzz Kuhns

Photo by Buzz Kuhns

BRISTOL — Students and staff preparing for Mount Abraham Union High School’s spring musical, “The Addams Family,” were in the final push of preparations, when something truly scary — coronavirus — stepped in and forced cancelation of the show.  The musical was due to run March 26-28, but instead everyone — actors and crew alike — dismantled the set on Saturday, March 14. The actors took some time to have a last run-through of the show. 

Shown, clockwise from top left, are sign painters Olivia Campbell, Abby Johnson, Lily Roberts and senior Rosemary Thurber (described as a major driving force behind the production and a dynamo); senior Peter McNerney gets into his role as Uncle Fester; Lucas Beineke (Evan Jennison) makes a point to his parents Mal (Ethan DeWitt) and Alice (Lily Roberts); bottom right, six of the leads (Juliette Snell, Wisdom Edwards, Johnson, Jennison, DeWitt, and Roberts) sing a “three-way duet” while the rest of the cast dances behind; the gang takes a lunch break, Abby Johnson plays Wednesday Addams while Juliette Snell (Morticia) and Wisdom Edwards (Gomez) listen and Mae Peterson and Hannah Marcum look on from behind; below, parents and directors take photos to commemorate the show that never got an opening night.

 

 

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