Canterbury to stage ‘Taming of the Shrew’
Canterbury School in New Milford will present its production of “The Taming of the Shrew” Nov. 17-18.
Doors will open at 7:30 p.m., with the play at 8 p.m. at the Aspetuck Avenue school.
The cast will feature Jeremy deMelo of Brookfield as Baptista; Cam Napier of Franklin, Tenn., as Vincentio; Greg McKenna of Brookfield as Lucentio; Khalid Glover of Jamaica, N.Y., as Petruchio; Henry Morgan of New Canaan as Gremio; Nick Vial of New Milford as Hortensio; Brendan Omana of New Milford as Trainio; Olivia Dibb of Bethlehem as Biondello and the widow; Connor Cherry of Dover, N.H., as Grumio; Alex Luo of New York, N.Y., as Curtis; Ryan Greguski of New Milford as a teacher; Bridget Murphy of Trumbull as Kate; Courtney Dunham of Pawling, N.Y., as Bianca; Graham Higgins of Northfield as the tailor and Haberdasher; and Jess Garcia and Abby Omana of New Milford, Nellie Horvath of Mount Desert, Maine, Olivia McCormick, Sabrina Capodicci of Southbury, Nikki DeCola of New Haven and Selena Xin of China as servants.
The townspeople will be portrayed by Nova Chen of New Milford, Selina Xin of China, Olivia Allen of Sherman, Kenzi Pfeifer of New Milford, Kara Santoro of Wolcott, Kayla Jendras of Brewster, N.Y., Brgida Caruso of New Milford, Bella Pizzo of South Kent, Mila Piacsek of Brazil and Maura Matthews of Fairfield.
The tech crew consists of Ildiko Sandor of New Milford as stage manager; Kara Santoro of Wolcott as crew chief/assistant stage manager; ThanhVi Ngoc Dang of Vietnam on sound; Matilda Rooney of New Paltz, N.Y., as green room supervisor; Brendan Desmarais of Oakhurst, N.J., on lights; Kenzi Pfeifer of New Milford as general house manager; and Saraah Cardwell OKof Hamden, Sherley Arias-Pimentel of Newark, N.J., Sungwon Cho of Korea, Riley Burns of Newtown, Nick Toth of New Milford, Conner F. Murphy of Millbrook, N.Y., Ali Goracy of Mt. Pleasant, Penn., Robert “Bobby” Berry of New Milford, Clara Tomann of Highland, N.Y., Cirena Carillo of Southbury, Erin Sudbey of Monroe, Maeve O’Donnell of Massapequa, N.Y., Carter Clarke of Fairfield, Rex Rohde of Purchase, N.Y., Sara Stone of New Milford, Vanessa Okoranya of Newark, N.J., Will Dowler of Madison and Giorgo Caripdis Soto of Venezuela as crew members.