Uptown Music Theater Of Highland Park Announces Live Show This Summer And Cast
Uptown Music Theater of Highland Park announces the cast of its first live-action production of 2021, Freckleface Strawberry, the Musical. Based on the beloved New York Times bestseller by famous actress Julianne Moore, the show is a fun and touching family musical.
Performances take place outside at Danny Cunniff Park, 3100 Trail Way, Highland Park, in a secluded parking lot surrounded by trees. Ticket reservations are general admission and valid for any performance. Performances take place Saturdays and Sundays – July 24, 25 and 31, August 1 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. CDT.
Guests are kindly requested to bring their own rugs or blankets for children and chairs for adults. Tickets cost $ 10 per person and are now on sale at umthp.org.
Freckleface Strawberry’s cast, The Musical, take young audience families inside the pages of the book with Freckleface and his friends as they learn to “love the skin they’re in”. With the help of her adorable classmates, including an incredibly talented ballerina, cute jock, charming ditz, and a totally bonkers teacher, Freckleface learns that everyone is different – and that’s what makes everyone special.
The cast of Freckleface Strawberry includes: Korrine Yonan (Freckleface Strawberry), Emmie Ginsberg (Emily), Gemma Gardner (Ballet Girl), Brittany Vogel (Jane / Mother / Teacher), Al Katz-Mariani (Danny), Jason Sekili (Jake) , and Henry Gessner (Harry).
The Freckleface Strawberry production team includes: Debra Goldman (director); Marty Karlin (musical director); Sarah Makkawy (choreographer); Sue Jacobson (assistant director); and Jamie Davidson (producer).
For more information, please visit www.umthp.org.