Posted by boston.com February 21, 2014 10:00 AM
The following was submitted by Melrose High School:
The Melrose High School Drama Club will be presenting an original play "Hide and Seek” at the 2014 Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild's Drama Fest Competition. The play will be performed on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 10:00AM at Tewksbury High School, 320 Pleasant Street, Tewksbury, MA. The production is directed by club advisor and Melrose High Teacher, Mr. Timothy J. Daly, and was written by Mr. Daly and members of the Drama Club.
The play revolves around a drunken driving accident and the repercussions that occur in its aftermath. It is an accurate and enlightening depiction of many important aspects of teenage life including the pressures of school, alcohol abuse, social media, bullying and suicide. The 40 minute drama includes adult language and themes.
The play will be presented to the public, prior to competition, on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. at the Melrose Performing Arts Center, located at the Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School, 350 Lynn Fells Parkway, Melrose, MA.
The cast and crew of the show (in alphabetical order) are as follows: Sara Applegate, Natalie Brogan, Bridget Bright, Ali Butts, Devin Castano, Tess Castergine, Kathy Chieng, Josie Coyne, Mary Egan, Rachel Freed, Vance Gates, Maya Hamberg, Charlotte Hoff, Brad Kerwin, Caroline Kerwin, Maddie Konicek, Anastasia Kranz, Elisa Lemack, Gabby Mancini, Kaleigh McCall, Olivia Rittenburg, Francesca Rizzo, Greg Rowe, Jenna Santos, Elizabeth Sherman, Nate Shu, Sophie Sniegocki, Natessa Storm, Samantha Sweet, Brendan Taranowski, Maria Tramontozzi, Megan Wolley, and Zack Zysk.