Mary Poppins Up-Date for 2/4 thru 2/11

Thursday, February 4th

1.      Final day to turn in hoagie and pizza orders.

2.      6:00 to 7:00 Blocking Act I scenes 5 & 6 in the cafeteria

3.      7:00 to 8:00 Dance “Step in Time” for all in the scene in the gym.

4.      8:00 to 9:00 Blocking Act I scenes 7 & 8 in the cafeteria.

5.      8:00 to 9:00 Dance “Step in Time” with the core dancers only.

Friday, February 5th

1.      Help needed from 7:00 to 7:30 at Sheckler to set up backdrop painting for Saturday.  Please email me if you can help.

Bob Falkenstein and Kim Fickes have offered to help set up for backdrop painting at 7:00pm Friday night at Sheckler.

Saturday, February 6th     Workday

1.      Starting at 8:00am we will be painting backdrops at Sheckler, please email me if you can help.  (Please note that paint carts should be returned to the basement before leaving.)

Darice Hoffmann, Kathy Zaraza, Karen Reichard, and Karen Coughlin have offered to help with painting the backdrops at Sheckler beginning at 8:00am.

Linda Shultz will be assisting Bill at the High School.

2.      Starting at 9:00am we will be working on several construction projects at the High School.  Please email me if you can help.

Mike Fickes, Jade Blose, Jeff Reichard, and Ryan Davis have offered to assist with construction projects at the High School beginning at 9:00am.

3.      Any cast member who was not fitted for a costume last Saturday should report to the High School between 9:00 & 10:00 or 11:00 & 12:00.

4.      Student cast members who are toys should report to the High School at 10:00am for costume fitting.

5.      Costume committee members or individuals willing to help with costumes this Saturday should email Brenda or Annette or me.

Betsy Hillenbrand has offered to assist with costumes at the High School beginning at 9:00am.

Anyone else willing to assist please be sure to email me.  Thanks.   I’m looking forward to a very productive weekend.

  • Member Diane Carfara’s mother Helen Reichl passes away Wednesday morning.  Diane’s sisters Carol and Judy have also been involved with CAST.  Helen was 93.  The family will hold a viewing this Saturday from 9:00 to 10:00 followed by a service.  The service will be held at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church at 4th and Pine streets in Catasauqua.

Sunday, February 7th

1.      HELP IS NEEDED AT 12:30 TO FOLD UP BACKDROPS AND PLASTIC, PLEASE EMAIL ME IF YOU CAN ASSIST.

Karen and Tom Coughlin have offered to help fold up the backdrops.

2.      Blocking in the cafeteria from 1:00 to 5:00 Act I scenes 5, 6, 7, 8, & 12 and Act II scene 14

3.      Dance 1:00 to 2:15 All dancing in Jolly Holiday, 2:15 to 3:45 all dancing in Supercalifragilisticexpiadocio us, and 3:45 to 5:00 all dancing in Step in Time

Monday, February 8th

1.      Large Group Music from 6:00 to 8:00 in the cafeteria.  THIS WILL BE THE LAST REHEARSAL WHERE YOU CAN USE YOUR MUSIC. Musical numbers 6, 9, 10, 11, 11A, 12, 16, 19, 19A, 21, 22, & 24.

2.      Blocking 6:00 to 8:00 Act I scenes 1, 2, & 3.

3.      Blocking 8:00 to 9:00 Act I scene 4

Thursday, February 11th

1.      Blocking 6:00 to 9:00 in the gym, review Act I scene 4 then work on Act I scene 9

Enjoy your weekend off.  No workday 2/13 and no rehearsal 2/14.

Cast Member Costume Information

Cast Member Costume Information

Here is additional information that might assist cast members while trying to look for costumes:

CHIMNEY SWEEPS -     Dark Ladies Blazers will work best
Short Dark Jackets or Leather coats will work better than sport coats
Shirts should be ones that we can cut the collars off
Dark Gloves which we can cut the finger tips off or look distressed
Optional – Flannel type scarves not knit ones

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WOMEN              -           Skirts should be long and full but not full of ruffles

MEN                      -           Sweater vests can also be used
WE ARE ASKING ALL TO OBTAIN DARK STOCKINGS/COLORFUL OR MULTICOLOR STOCKINGS  AT THIS TIME DUE TO IN A FEW WEEKS THEY WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE IN STORES TO PURCHASE.  YOU MAY EVEN WANT TO BUY A FEW PAIRS FOR THE SAME REASON.

February Production Meeting

The February production meeting will be held on Sunday, February 28th at 4:30 in the Sheckler Cafeteria.

Topics to be covered: Many of the January topics will be reviewed as well as parent supervision needs and the move to the High School.

Program Patron and Ad Information

All ads and patrons for the program are due no later than Sunday, March 20th. If you have any questions regarding the program please reach out to Darice. You will receive all paperwork at rehearsal, digital copies can be found below and in the downloads portion of the website.

Program Patron Form
Program Ad Form
Program Ad List
Program Patron and Ad Instructions

Rehearsal Schedule

You can download and view the online rehearsal schedule here. Please note that updates to this schedule will be sent to all cast members via email.

Revised Production Committees

A revised copy of the Production Committees List is available as of 1.10.16. If you have any questions please reach out to you committee chair.

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