Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Broadway Version) Cast
Ella (Katie Wright)
Katie Wright (Ella) - Katie is a sophomore, and is so excited to be performing in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Though she performed in last year’s musical revue, she has never performed in a regular musical, so this will be her first time acting on stage. Besides the musical, she is a member of the South Side High School Choir and dances competitively at Stage West Performing Arts Center. Katie would like to thank her friends and family for always supporting and encouraging her in everything she does. She would also like to thank everyone involved who made the musical so enjoyable.
Topher (Josh Lytle)
Josh Lytle (Topher) is a junior. He was last seen on stage in 2021’s A Musical Revue and as Sky in Mamma Mia! Josh plays baseball for South Side as the third baseman and the pitcher. Additionally, Josh is on South Side’s golf team. He would like to thank Mr. Cornelius for printing the cast a black and white image of Chris Hemsworth.
Madame (Alyssa Klim)
Alyssa is a senior at South Side High School performing in her fourth musical. She has acted in the ensemble for both Once Upon a Mattress and Mamma Mia. In the Musical Review done last year, she played as Ursula from The Little Mermaid and Teenage Fiona from Shrek the Musical. When she isn’t acting, she can be found as a Quiz Bowl captain and section leader of the drum line in marching band. Alyssa plans to attend college for science and the humanities. She hopes you enjoy the show that everyone has been working so hard for!
Marie (Autumn Lydic)
Autumn Lydic (Marie) - Autumn is experiencing her junior year of high school, and is super excited to be performing in her very first school musical. When she’s not breaking legs, she’s taking part in choir and Quiz Bowl. She loves to write and draw in her free time and plans on becoming an art teacher. She hopes everyone enjoys the show!
Gabrielle (Emily Dunlap)
Emily is a senior performing in her sixth musical. She is thrilled to be playing Charlotte in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Previously, she was seen as Elle, Jenna, and Glinda in A Musical Review, Ali in Mamma Mia! and in the ensemble in Once Upon a Mattress. Outside of South Side, she has performed in James and the Giant Peach Jr and as Flotsam in The Little Mermaid Jr. She plans on being in more musicals. The best part about being in musicals is all the fun you have. Good luck to the rest of the cast and crew!
Charlotte (Sara Hickman)
Sara is a Junior performing in her first musical. When she is not on stage, she is working at Chick-fil-A, spending time with family and friends, and working with her animals. Sara also plays volleyball and loves lifting weights. She is a strong believer in her faith and participates in youth group. Sara would like to thank her family for encouraging her to be involved in the musical. She hopes you enjoy the show.
Sebastian (Allen Cox)
Allen Cox (Sebastian) - Allen is a sophomore at South Side High School and is excited to be performing in his first musical. He has always been excited about the musicals since when his brothers performed and can’t wait for his chance. Allen is a member of the Choir, Concert Band, Marching Band, and takes piano lessons. Outside of music, Allen participates in Boy Scouts, Quiz Bowl, plays soccer, and is a member of Revive Youth Group. Allen would like to thank his family and friends for encouraging him in his efforts. He would like to thank everyone for coming and hopes you enjoy the show!
Lord Pinkleton (Ben Hipple)
Ben Hipple (Lord Pinkleton) - Ben is a sophomore performing in his first musical. He is a member of South Side High School’s choir. Outside of musical and choir, he plays basketball and runs Cross Country and Track. He would like to thank his fellow cast members for all their efforts in making the musical a success.
Jean-Michel (David Corfield)
David Corfield (Jean Michel) - David is a junior performing in his second musical. He was last seen on stage in Mamma Mia! He is also a member of South Side High School’s choir. He plays catcher for South Side’s baseball team, and is also a member of the golf team. David would like to thank the production staff for helping with the musical.
Fox/ Knight (CJ Christiansen)
CJ Christiansen (Fox/Knight/Topher understudy) - CJ is a freshman performing in his first musical. He is a member of South Side High School’s choir. Outside of musical, he is also on the wrestling, soccer, and track teams. Additionally, he is a member of the Boy Scouts of America. He would like to thank his family, friends, and cast members for guiding him through this learning experience.
Raccoon/ Knight (Parker Delourmel)
Parker Delourmel (Raccoon/ Ensemble) - Parker is a freshman performing in his first musical, though he is very musical as he is a member of South Side High School’s choir and marching band. Additionally, he is on the soccer and wrestling teams.
Assistant Choreographer (Katey Gardiner)
KATEY GARDINER (Student choreographer/Ensemble) is a senior performing in her fourth musical at South Side, including 2021's Musical Review. Outside of the musicals, she has been a majorette in the marching band for 5 years. She has also been dancing for 14 years, and has recently started student teaching at her dance studio. She plans to attend a four year university to study biology.
Ensemble (Erin Long)
Erin Long (ensemble) is a Freshman at South Side High School. This year’s production of Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella will be her first musical. Erin is a part of the High School Choir and plans to participate in Track and Field in the spring. She hopes you enjoy Cinderella.
Ensemble (Sophia Adams)
Sophia Adams (Ensemble) - Sophia is a sophomore performing in her very first musical. A member of South Side High School’s choir, she is also on the softball team. She would like to thank the cast members for making the musical so fun.
Ensemble (Kaitlin McCandless)
Kaitlin McCandless (Ensemble) - Kaitlin is a sophomore performing in her first musical. She is a member of South Side High School’s choir. She is on the cross country and track teams. She would like to thank everyone for a great show!
Ensemble (Summer Lydic)
Summer Lydic (Ensemble) - Summer is a freshman whose previous theater credits include Sheep of Christmas and A Christmas Play. Outside of performing, she enjoys playing guitar, painting, and building in her forest. She would like to thank her mom for always supporting her and would like everyone to know that food is good.
Ensemble (Haley Atwood)
Haley Atwood (Featured Dancer) - Haley is a freshman performing in her first musical. She is also a competitive dancer. She would like to thank Mr. Cornelius for letting her be a soprano.
Ensemble (Hannah Reed)
Hannah, a freshman at South Side High School, is so excited to be in her first musical, Cinderella. She is a member of Choir and absolutely loves to sing and dance. Aside from musical activity’s she’s also on the soccer team and does stats for south sides varsity wrestling team. She’d like to give a big thank you to her parent for allowing her to take part in such an amazing experience
Ensemble (Garrett Thomas)
Garrett Thomas (Sam/Ensemble) - Garrett is a sophomore performing in his first musical. He is a member of South Side High School’s marching band. He would like to thank you all for coming, and he hopes you enjoy the show!
Ensemble (Lindsey Thomas)
Lindsey Thomas (Courtier/ Ensemble) - Lindsey is a senior performing in her third musical. She was last seen on stage in the ensembles of Mamma Mia! and Once Upon a Mattress. She is a member of South Side High School’s concert band, marching band, choir, and Quiz-Bowl team. She would like to thank Kandice Polky for being so swag.
Ensemble (Eva Santilan)
Eva Santillan (Ensemble) - Eva is a freshman performing in her first musical. She is also on the Track and Volleyball teams. She would like to thank her friend, Hannah Reed, for convincing her to do the musical.
Ensemble (Sara Janney)
Sarah Janney (Ensemble) - Sarah is a sophomore performing in her first musical. She is a member of South Side High School’s marching band, choir, and concert band. She also participates in Quiz-Bowl. She would like to thank everyone involved for a great show, and can’t wait to perform in her next musical!
Ensemble (Zoey Tellish)
Zoey Tellish (ensemble) is a freshman at South Side High School, and is so excited to be performing in her ninth production. She was last seen on stage in Princess and The Pea, The Grinch Stole Christmas, Aristocrats, Seussical Jr, Guys and Dolls Jr, Shuddersome Tales of Poe, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Midvale Christmas Carol. When she is not on stage, she is seen riding her horse Spice, painting, archery, and hanging out with her goats Fudge and Honey. She is also a part of Sundowners 4-H saddle club. She hopes you enjoy the musical that we have all worked very hard on.
Giant/ Stage Crew (Ben Susnjer)
Ben Susnjer is a member of the marching band. He is making his musical debut in Cinderella as the Giant. He is also on stage crew.