Sussex Tech drama program performing ‘Godspell’ Feb. 14-17

Sussex Technical High School’s drama program will perform the acclaimed musical “Godspell” with four shows in Feburary. (Submitted photo)

REHOBOTH BEACH – Two years ago, it was “Fame.”

In 2018, it was “Pippin.”

This year, Sussex Technical High School’s acclaimed drama program is set to perform the musical classic “Godspell” at the Clear Space Theatre in Rehoboth Beach, running Feb. 14-17.

Featuring an updated score and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, “Godspell” portrays the events of the Book of Matthew on the stage, unfolding the story and parables of Jesus and his disciples via song.

The musical includes the timeless classic “Day By Day” and the new addition “Beautiful City.” The cast is led by Julia Sturla of Dagsboro as Jesus and Josh Hoffpauir of Lewes as John the Baptist.

The Feb. 14, 15 and 16 shows are at 7 p.m. and Feb. 17 in 3 p.m.

Clear Space Theatre is located at 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach.

Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $15 for adults. Tickets are on sale to students during all lunches; ticket reservations are available through email (anthony.natoli@sussexvt.k12.de.us) or can be purchased at the door.

Checks can be made out to Sussex Technical High School.

The cast and crew includes:

• From Bridgeville, freshman Callie Goff

• From Dagsboro, sophomore Julia Sturla and junior Lauren Porter

• From Georgetown, junior Kiaya James

• From Laurel, junior Kha’lil Whaley and freshman Sam Jones

• From Lewes, seniors Ryan Bradley, Jake Hoffpauir, Josh Hoffpauir, and Hannah Wolk

• From Milford, senior Chase Albright

• From Millsboro, seniors Onaedo Okoye and Sydney Gross, juniors Ansley Morrow and Megan Moriarty, and sophomores Abby Krams and Madelyn Moore

• From Milton, junior Grace Morris and sophomores Elena Burton and Trystan Rioux

• From Seaford, junior Alexa Griffith and freshman Basil Cook

• From Selbyville, senior Hannah LoRusso

The student production staff includes senior Madison Shifflett of Ocean View, junior Maria Cusimano of Ocean View, and junior Stella Wilson of Seaford.

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