SLEEPY EYE - People from all over are invited to enjoy fun, music and dancing with the St. Mary's High School's senior cast on March 23 to March 24 by attending their performance of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" at the St. Mary's High School Auditorium in Sleepy Eye.
"Thoroughly Modern Millie" is a lively romantic spoof that occurs in the lively time of the Roaring 1920s in New York City. It tells the zany story of young Millie Dillmount, a young woman who as just moved to the city in search of a brand new life for herself. The New York of that time and era is full of intrigue and jazz. It is a changing times when women have finally begun entering the workforce and the rule governing love and social behavior were changing forever. Filled with toe-tapping numbers, memorable songs, flappers, romance and a dragon-lady villainess that audiences will to watch, this show will transport the audience back to the golden era of musicals and the era of the roaring 1920s.
The principle cast for this production is ShyAnn Hoffmann playing Millie Dillmount, the main character who will dance into your heart. Mike Hirsch plays the dashing New Yorker whose heart is stolen by Millie. Mandee Heiderscheidt plays the villainous Mrs. Meers. Natalie Schwartz plays the sweet Miss Dorothy. Adam Sellner plays the rich and famous Mr. Trevor Graydon and Bethany Berkner plays the jazzy nightclub ingnue Muzzy.
Photos by Josh Moniz
Molly Lax (red hair) talks with ShyAnn Hoffmann (center), who plays the Millie, at the typist pool.
Millie Dillmount ShyAnn Hoffman
Jimmy Smith Mike Hirsch
Mrs. Meers Mandee Heiderscheidt
Miss Dorothy Brown Natalie Schwartz
Ching Ho Jake Lileodden
Hop Sing Dillon Kober
Bun Foo Taylor Wait
Miss Flannery Molly Lax
Mr. Trevor Grayson Adam Sellner
Muzzy Bethany Berkner
Ruth Mariah Salfer
Gloria Hayley Neid
Rita Courtney Schneider
Alice Amanda Goblirsch
Cora Karlie Heiderscheidt
Lucille Chelsea Hoffmann
Ethel Peas Ellen Mathiowetz
Speed Tappist Chelsea Hoffmann, Karlie Heiderscheidt, Jamie Marti, Jessica Schmitz, Alex Brinkman, Amanda Goblirsch, Jake Lilleodden, Taylor Wait and Mikail Sellner
Guys - Taylor Wait, Mitch Haubrick, Mikail Sellner, Nick DeMaris and Bryant Mages.
Girls Mandee Heiderscheidt, Karlie Heiderscheidt, Courtney Schneider, Alex Brinkman, Jamie Marti and Leah Schneider.
Bar Tenders Elliot Braun and Drew Chmelar