Footloose Hits Stage July 20-22 For Four Shows at Paramount

Cast includes dozens of area residents.

's Summer Stage production of Footloose will be performed July 20, 21 and 22 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora.

Ticket prices range from $7 to $13 and may be purchased through the Paramount Theatre box office. Show times are 7 p.m. on Friday (July 20), 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday (July 21) and 2 p.m. on Sunday (July 22).

Based on the 1984 film, Footloose tells the family-friendly musical story of a teenager from Chicago who moves to a small town where music and dancing have been banned. He shakes up the town and helps heal their hurt. The diverse score includes hit songs “Holding Out for a Hero,” “Let’s Hear it for the Boy,” “Almost Paradise” and the title song, “Footloose.”

The cast consists of 142 members ages 7 to adult. Performers are listed below by hometown:

Montgomery: Mykenzi Comperda, Mikayla Comperda, Peter Gonzales, Ella Hale, Annie Holstein, Emma Johnson, Thomas Johnson, David Johnson, Valerie Kinley, Teri Ruffolo, Joshua Thomas, Cody Vargo, Leah Vargo.

Batavia: Samantha Fricano, Melody Fisher Lewek, Gabrielle Isom, Lucy Lisberg, Maggie Neff, Rachel Neff, Marisa Orland, Carmen Orland.

Naperville: Tom Lord.

Oswego: Kara Blasingame, Norah Flaherty, Lucy Hauser, Sophie Hauser, Sarah  Todus.

Yorkville: Alexis Dilg.

Sugar Grove: Caitlin Czepiel, Candy Czepiel, Isabella Flynn, Madeline Flynn, Suzanne Quinn, Tom Rieser.

Aurora: Sammi Alvarez, Sandra Baskin, Megan Benson, Emma Carlson, Emily Castellano, Sarah Castellano, Megan Charapata, Katelyn Charapata, Nikki Cherwin, Emilka Chmielewski, Nathan Cotter, Ashlynn Dahn, Christian De Montrae Honn, Lauren DeSmedt, Macy Dickerson, David         Dobes, Taylor Dobes, Samantha  Eliceche, Allison Elkins, Benjamin  Fahrenz, Brianna Ford, Evelyn Foster, Lindsay Friker, Jake Gilmore, Tim Gilmore, Beth  Goncher, Ella Gonzales, Lauren Granskog, Emily Greenwald, Fabian Guerrero, Julia Gusse, Audrey Hare, Ashley Hollis, Antonio Houston, Lindsey Howard, Mason Huffman, Heidi Humiston, Debbra Humiston, Alyssa Johansen, Christian Jones, Daliyah Jones, Dan Keller, Eliana Kettley, Sabrina Kifowit, Zoe Krachtus, Stephanie Leo, Olivia Leonardi, Victoria Lopez, Alexia Lumas, Iris Manning, Olive Manning, Hope Martin, Suraya Marzuki, Skylar        McClure, Dajah Miller, Hailey Montenegro, Lynnea Njoya, Maggie Owen, Peyton Owen, Kyra Jo Petit, Malina Phetchanpheng, Emma Pilmer, Sebastian Ramos, Jim Ramos, Colin Rhoades, Clara Riedl, Joe Rigaud, Sofia Rios, Maria Rios, Katie Robitschek, Melissa Rodriguez, Raquel Rodriguez, Amber Roseberry, Ella Salis, Leslie Samperio, Claire Santelli, Nathaniel Saunderson, Rose Saunderson, Maudie Saunderson, Nicholas Scanlan, Morgan Scott, Ellie Sheldon, Rian Sondag, Tylor Sondker, Ella Sondker, Zia Smith, Janie Voris, Katherine Weathers, Cole Williams, Erin Williams, Kim Young, Jake Ziman.

North Aurora: Erin Brennan, Hannah Decker, Chantal  Farias, Megan Fitzgerald, Michael Nelson, Meredith Nelson, Elisabeth Newman, Isabella Pruneda, Veronica Pruneda, Gabi Pruneda, Dominique Rufffalo, Parvaneh Shidnia-Smith, Madeline Smith, Chloe Vander Linde, Madeline Wrzeciona.

For more information, call the Paramount Theatre box office at 630-896-6666.

Editor's note: Jeff Long is public relations manager for the Fox Valley Park District.

Michele Cook July 11, 2012 at 01:59 PM
Yay, Lucy and Sophie Hauser!


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