These Shining Lives

[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”3″ ][cs_element_image _id=”4″ ][cs_element_text _id=”5″ ][cs_content_seo]THE CAST
Catherine Donohue  –  Allie Weid
Charlotte Purcell  –  Anora Biggs
Frances O’Connell  –  V Wright
Pearl Payne, Judge –  Emma Coxon
Mr Reed, Radio Announcement, Company Doctor, Judge, Leonard Grossman – Thomas F Graca
Tom Donohue, Dr Rowntree, Dr Dalitsch  –  Peyton Kuehn
Daughter  –  Gabriela Montufar
Son –  Dominic Montufar

Director – Christian Graca
Stage Manager – Thomas F Graca
Scenic Design – Christian Graca
Costume Design – Christian Graca & Samantha Weid
Hair & Makeup Design – Christian Graca
Properties Design – Christian Graca & Thomas F Graca
Lighting Design – Emma England & Christian Graca
Sound Design – Thomas Graca
Media Design – Christian Graca & Samantha Weid
Lighting Technician – Addison Roundy
Sound Technician – Thomas Graca
Box Office Manager – Jessica King
Marketing & Social Media – Samantha Weid
Original Songs “Catherine’s Theme” and “Tom’s Theme” by Thomas Graca\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_section_2 _id=”6″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”7″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”8″ ][cs_element_image _id=”9″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”10″ ][cs_element_text _id=”11″ ][cs_content_seo]ALLIE WEID (Catherine Donohue) is a sophomore at Desert Ridge High School. She has been acting since she was 8 years old and is excited to be back on the Limelight stage in These Shining Lives. Her favorite roles include Eponine in Les Mis, Karen Smith in Mean Girls, Matilda in Matilda Jr and Killer Queen in We Will Rock You. She would like to thank Christian for this opportunity and her cast mates for being so amazing.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_section_2][cs_element_section_2 _id=”12″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”13″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”14″ ][cs_element_image _id=”15″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”16″ ][cs_element_text _id=”17″ ][cs_content_seo]ANORA BIGGS (CHARLOTTE PURCELL) is 15 years old and a sophomore at Boulder Creek High School. This is her third production at Limelight. She played Annie in the Play That Goes Wrong and Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka. Other previous roles include Wendy in Lost Girl, and Sara in Signs of Sara.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_section_2][cs_element_section_2 _id=”18″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”19″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”20″ ][cs_element_image _id=”21″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”22″ ][cs_element_text _id=”23″ ][cs_content_seo]V WRIGHT (FRANCES O’CONNELL) is 16 and in 11th grade. Her theater journey began twelve years ago! Her most memorable roles include Princess Tilly in The Clumsy Princess, Cinderella in Into the Woods, Enid Hoopes in Legally Blonde, Young Tarzan, and most recently Fantine in Les Miserables. When Ava is not acting or singing, she is drawing, playing tennis, or making everyone laugh with her preternatural faces, noises, and body contortions. She would like to thank her family for being supportive of her love for the stage!\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_section_2][cs_element_section_2 _id=”24″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”25″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”26″ ][cs_element_image _id=”27″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”28″ ][cs_element_text _id=”29″ ][cs_content_seo]EMMA COXON (PEARL PAYNE, JUDGE) is a freshman at Red Mountain HS where she is active in the choir and dance programs. She is a competitive dancer who has been training since the age of 5, and recently went on tour in Europe with a professional tap dance company. Emma is making her acting debut with These Shining Lives! She would like to thank everyone at Limelight for this incredible opportunity!\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_section_2][cs_element_section_2 _id=”30″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”31″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”32″ ][cs_element_image _id=”33″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”34″ ][cs_element_text _id=”35″ ][cs_content_seo]PEYTON KUEHN (TOM DONOHUE, DR ROWNTREE, DR DALITSCH) \n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_section_2][cs_element_section_2 _id=”36″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”37″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”38″ ][cs_element_image _id=”39″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”40″ ][cs_element_text _id=”41″ ][cs_content_seo]THOMAS F GRACA (MR REED, VARIOUS ROLES, STAGE MANAGER) was last seen in Stage Left’s Ripcord and God’s of Comedy and has held numerous roles in many theaters across the Valley.  Notable roles include Bud Frump in How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, Available Jones in Li’l Abner, and Axel Magee in Don’t Drink the Water. He’s received two National Youth Arts Awards as well as one AriZoni Award. Thomas is a true theater veteran, participating in over 60 valley productions. He is excited to be in this powerful piece with some of the finest talent the Valley has to offer\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_section_2][cs_element_section_2 _id=”42″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”43″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”44″ ][cs_element_image _id=”45″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”46″ ][cs_element_text _id=”47″ ][cs_content_seo]GABRIELA MONTUFAR (DAUGHTER) is 9 years old and proud to be performing in her 21st production and 1st non-musical play with Limelight and Studio 3. Past favorite roles include Oliver (Oliver), Mal (Descendants), Amanda Thripp (Matilda), Young Nala (Lion King), and her first role at 9 months old as the Elephant Bird in Seussical Jr. When not on stage, Gabriela loves fashion, art, playing the piano, and entertaining her baby brother. She thanks Christian for the opportunity to cameo in her first play!\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_section_2][cs_element_section_2 _id=”48″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”49″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”50″ ][cs_element_image _id=”51″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”52″ ][cs_element_text _id=”53″ ][cs_content_seo]DOMINIC MONTUFAR (SON) is 7 years old and LOVES to be on stage! He is excited to perform in his first “serious” role after starring as Heihei in Moana Jr, Abu in Aladdin Jr, Zeke in HSM2Jr, and his favorites: Charlie Bates in Oliver Jr and Chip in Beauty & the Beast Jr. Dominic would read books and draw his favorite characters all day if he could. Thanks Christian for trusting him with this very important role.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_section_2][cs_element_section_2 _id=”54″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”55″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”56″ ][cs_element_image _id=”57″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”58″ ][cs_element_text _id=”59″ ][cs_content_seo]CHRISTIAN GRACA (DIRECTOR)\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_section_2][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][/cs_element_section][/cs_content]