You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Revised) CREW
ETHAN ADHIKARYProps Crew
Ethan is a sixth-grader at Highlands Middle School. This is his first production as a bluebird! He would like to thank his family members, his crewmates, and his peers. He is very excited to be part of this wonderful production and is ready to make this production the best Highlands has seen yet!
PAIGE BARBERAssistant House Manager
Paige is a freshman at HHS and is thrilled to be a part of You're a Good Man Charlie Brown as an Assistant House Crew Manager. She is so grateful for the opportunity to showcase her experiences. Her past productions include Peter Pan, James and the Giant Peach, Oliver!, Newsies, Middletown, and InBocca. She would like to thank Mr. Burgess and the entire cast and crew leaders for working so hard to put the show together!
MARLEN BERKLEYHouse Crew
Marley is a seventh-grader here at HMS. This is her first year working for the show here at Highlands. She is in the house crew, along with many other amazing people. She is very excited to work here in the production of "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," with the amazing cast and crew that work so hard to contribute to making this show amazing. She would like to thank Mr. Jason Burgess, Mrs. Amy Burgess, and Mrs. Beth Rowland for putting on this production. She would also like to say a huge thank you to her mom, her dad, her stepmother, Norah Shadwell, and Lillian Foley for supporting her and getting her into this program. Love you mom, dad, and Sarah. She hopes you enjoy the show!
ALLISON BERTASSOLight Board Operator
Allison is ecstatic to be light board operator for You're a Good Man Charlie Brown. She is a Junior this year and this will be her third Show show. She can't wait to continue to do lighting and is excited to participate in her first middle school show.
Costume/Makeup CrewMEGAN BERTASSO
Megan Bertasso is so excited to be in the show! She is in costumes and also was in costumes for Oliver. Enjoy the show!
Production Stage ManagerCHLOE CAUDILL
Chloe is a sophomore at HHS and is very excited to be the production stage manager in this year's production of, "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown". Chloe has been involved in a total of six productions here at highlands with various crew and cast positions during each. She is so excited for you to watch this production and hopes you enjoy the show!
Assistant Set Deco HeadROWAN CAVANAUGH
Rowan is a freshman at HHS. This is their first time working on a production at HHS. They have previously been on Set Deco for "Oliver!" (HMS) and "Puffs" (CAST) They are very excited to be a part of this production and they hope you enjoy the show!
Assistant Sound Designer - SoftwareROBERT CHALK
Robert Chalk is a sophomore at Highlands High School who is excited to be a part of the production of, "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown." This is the tenth production that he's worked on. This is his second time as the assistant sound designer, but first time with software. In previous productions, he has been on props crew, set deco, he has been a props designer, an assistant stage manager, a building crew head, and he has been an assistant sound designer for hardware. Every production that he works on, he remembers his sister, Michelle Chalk, who would always love to participate in theatre. He hopes you enjoy the show.
Dance CaptainEMMA COOPER
Emma is very excited to be the Dance Captain for this show! She is a sophomore at Highlands High School, and this is her seventh production at Highlands. Some other productions she has been in include Middletown (Sweetheart/Attendant #1), Newsies (Newsie Ensemble), The Diary of Anne Frank (set/deco crew), and Mr. Burns (Lisa Simpson). She would like to thank everyone who has helped out with this production for being such a great cast and crew! She hopes you enjoy the show!
Assistant Light DesignerNATE CULYER
Nate is a Junior at highlands high school, this is his 8th show for the highlands theatre program, this is also his 4th time on the production team. Nate would like to thank everyone involved with this production and he hopes yall have a fantastic day!
Props CrewLIAM DELANEY
Liam is an 8th grader at Highlands Middle. He feels very excited to be a part of the musical "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" this year. He hopes you enjoy!
Props CrewLYLAH DOERR
Lylah is a sixth-grader at Highlands Middle School. She is on the Props crew and is very excited! This is her first production and is excited to be apart of it. She would like to thank her family for letting her do this. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Sound Board OperatorsJOHN DOUGHERTY
This is John’s third show on crew! He is so excited to be able to experience being sound board op for the first time. He would like to thank his family and others for helping him get this far.
Prop DesignersCOOPER GAMBLE
Cooper is a Sophomore at Highlands High School. He is very excited to be in the production of You're A Good Man Charlie Brown! He is the Props Designer! He has participated in other productions such as Middletown, Newsies, The Secret Garden, Oliver, The Diary of Anne Frank, Spring Awakening, James and the Giant Peach, Peter Pan, and Seussical. Cooper wants to thank his sister, Sophia, for being a huge inspiration to him. He also wants to thank his Mom and Dad for all the hard work they do for him and this production! He hopes you enjoy the show!
Lights/Sound CrewPARKER GAY
Parker is working on lights and sound. He chose this position because he thought it would be cool to learn about lights/sound and run his first musical.
Master CarpenterBRADLEY GRONECK
Bradley Groneck is a freshman at HHS and is grateful to be a part of this year's HMS musical, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown. In his first show as Master Carpenter, Bradley is up for the challenge. Outside of theater construction, Bradley plays soccer and enjoys hanging out with his friends, but with covid-19 those plans have been on hold.
Lights/Sound CrewMASON HAFFEY
Mason Haffey is a sound/light crew member. This is his first production at Highlands Middle School, but it won't be his last. He hasn't done any productions before, but he is excited to learn!
Student Technical DirectorsHELEN HALBAUER
Helen is a junior and is so excited to be in You're A Good Man Charlie Brown! She is so excited to be the Student Technical Director!! She would like to thank Thaddy for being the peanut butter to her jelly and the entire crew! She would also like to thank her family for supporting her. Hope you enjoy the show!
(Assistant Student Makeup Designer).STELLA HALBAUER
Stella Halbauer is a freshman in high school. This is Stella's second show and she loved being in costumes and makeup in Middletown. Stella has three sisters and amazing parents that support her in everything. Stella is the assistant makeup designer for Charlie Brown and is excited for more shows to come!
(Set Construction/Set Deco/Run Crew).SOPHIA HAMILTON
Sophia is excited! She is on set crew this year and was on sound and lights crew during James and the Giant Peach and Oliver.
(Prop Designers).OLIVIA HART
Olivia is a junior this year at Highlands High School. She is very excited to participate in You're a Good Man Charlie Brown. She has previously participated in Middletown (Student Technical Director), Newsies (Set Designer), The Secret Garden (Assistant Stage Manager), Oliver (Set Designer), The Diary of Anne Frank (Props Designer), Mr. Burns Post Electric Play (Props Designer), 25 Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Assistant Set Designer), James and the Giant Peach (Assistant Props Designer), As You Like It (House Crew), and Shrek the Musical (Ensemble, Happy person, and Choir). She would like to thank her parents for their patience and encouragement throughout this whole experience. Enjoy the show.
Props CrewSAMANTHA HASS
Sam is a 7th grader at Highlands Middle School and is so excited to be a part of the props crew in 'You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown'. They have not been a part of any shows at Highlands Middle School, so they are very excited to be a part of 'You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown'. They would like to thank their friends who were there for them when they needed them. They would also like to thank their parents for supporting them during all their adventures. Lastly, they would like to thank their dog Jonah who always is there for them when they need cuddles.
Costume/Makeup CrewSAMANTHA HEILMAN
Samantha is a freshman at Highlands, and is ecstatic to be part of Charlie Brown! She was a part of Peter Pan (pirate), James and the Giant Peach (Doreen Driggles), and Oliver! (Nancy) with Highlands Middle School, and this is her first show on costume crew. You may have also recently seen her in Newsies (Tommy Boy) with Commonwealth Artist Student Theatre. She would like to thank her parents for allowing her to pursue her love of theatre and her lovely crew for such an amazing experience. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Props CrewAUDREY HEINDL
Audrey is an 8th grader. She is very excited to be on crew this year! This is her first year on the middle school crew.
(Assistant Props DesignersBIANCA HEMSATH
Bianca Hemsath is a tenth grader at Highlands High School, and she is extremely excited to be a part of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown! You may have seen her onstage in James and the Giant Peach (Sponge). She would like to thank her fellow cast and crew members for working hard to make this show a success. She would also like to thank her family and friends for always supporting her! She hopes you all enjoy the show!
Assistant Music DirectorLOGAN HOLBROOK
Logan Holbrook is a sophomore at Highlands and is super duper pumped to be the assistant music director for "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown"! This is his first middle school production, but has been involved with shows at the high school including "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "Secret Garden". He'd like to give a big shout-out to the entire cast and crew for making this production such a memorable experience!
Lights/Sound CrewNOAH HUBER
Noah Huber is an 8th grader at Highlands Middle School. This is his third show after James and the Giant Peach and Oliver! He is on the Lights/Sound Crew and would like to thank his parents for supporting him. Enjoy the show!
Student Costume DesignerASHLEY KELLY
Ashley is so very excited to be a Costume Designer! This is her 4th show designing costumes! She has previously been in Middletown (Costume Designer), Oliver (Costume Designer), The Diary of Anne Frank (Costume/Makeup Designer), and As You Like It (Assistant Costume Designer). She would like to thank Mr. Burgess, Laura Martin, her parents, her wonderful crew, and her lovely friends! She hopes you absolutely love the show :)
Assistant Props DesignersJILLIAN KENDALL
Jillian is a ninth-grader at Highlands High School and is incredibly excited to be a part of this year’s High School production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. This is her fifth time being on the crew of a school production. She has been a part of James and The Giant Peach, Peter Pan, Oliver!, and Middletown. She would like to thank Mr. Burgess, Amy Burgess, and her Mom and Dad for making it all possible. Enjoy the show!
Lights/Sound CrewPENELOPE KOLB
Penelope is excited to be in lights and sound! It is her second time being on the crew (her first show was Oliver). She is in 7th grade. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Light DesignerCHARLES KREYLING
His name is Charles Kreyling. This will be his 6th show. He is very thankful for able to do this. He was a light board op for The Diary of Anne Frank and is now a Lighting Designer. This will be his second time in a leadership position. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Set Deco HeadsERICA KRUSE
Erica is so so grateful to be set deco head in Charlie Brown! She would like to thank her family, friends, and crew for this experience and hopes you enjoy the show!
Costume/Makeup CrewKARA LABER
Kara is very excited to be on the makeup and costume crew for the first time. She loves to do makeup and play the clarinet. She would like to thank her parents and her sister for supporting her unconditionally. She would also like to thank the head and assistant of the makeup and costume crew, Alix and Stella.
Camera OperatorALEX LACOURT
Alex is a sophomore and he is very excited to be a part of the production of "Charlie Brown". This is his fifth production at HHS. In the past, he has been on Run Crew and most recently, in the cast of "Middletown" at HHS. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Costume/Makeup CrewALEXANDRIA LANCASTER
Alex is so excited to be doing costume crew this year. She has been in James and The Giant Peach and Oliver!. She would like to thank her cat for being the best support system.
Camera OperatorsJOHN LASKEY
Sophomore John "Legit" Laskey is pleased as punch to be a camera operator! In 2019, he was Centipede in JatGP, and run crew head for Oliver! in 2020. He enjoys theatre, and those who make the experience. He is especially glad that in-person classes returned, and that the show was able to happen. He thanks firstly the grace of God, then his family, friends, and directors for this experience.
Run Crew HeadPETER LASKEY
Peter is a senior at HHS and he is co-head on run crew. This is his ninth production at Highlands. He has enjoyed roles in previous productions including: Mayor Shinn in The Music Man, Munchkin/Jitterbug in The Wizard of Oz, Horton in Seussical, Flight Crew for Peter Pan, Gangster for Drowsy Chaperone, run/set deco crew for James and the Giant Peach, Boy Scout in Spelling Bee, and Dickon in Secret Garden. Outside of Theater, he's also involved in his church, Highlands YoungLife, the Jazz and Marching Bands, Cross Country, & HHS Tennis. He is super grateful for the joy that this show has brought him. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Assistant Sound Designer - HardwareCALEB LINDSEY
Caleb is a Sophomore (10th grader) at Highlands High School and is extremely excited to be the Assistant Sound Designer. Previously, he has been apart of Puffs, The Secret Garden, The Diary of Anne Frank, Peter Pan, James and the Giant Peach, Oliver!, and Mr. Burns. Caleb is still new to cast in the theatre program here at highlands and grows every production. He thanks and loves his family and would also like to thank Mr. Burgess for this opportunity. He would like to thank Madi Burnett and his momma for getting him to audition/interview for his first show. He hopes you enjoy!
Props CrewADELAIDE LITTNER
Addie is a 7th grader at Highlands Middle School and this is her second time in a show at Highlands. She would like to thank Mr. Burgess and Amy Burgess for making this show happen! Enjoy the Show!
Props CrewOLIVER MARTIN
Oliver is an 8th grader who is eager to help out in this performance. This is his first time working with the theater department and his first time working in props. He would like to thank his parents for persuading him to do this.
House ManagersSEARRA MATT
Searra is a Freshman here at Highlands High School. Previously, she was a part of the house crew for the middle school production of Oliver and a House Manager for the previous fall play of Middletown. For her third show, Searra is back once again as a House Manager alongside Grace Reynolds and Paige Barber. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Costume/Makeup CrewANNIKA MCKENZIE
Annika is a 7th grader. This is her second show, and she loves doing crew! She is excited for this production and wants to thank her Mom and Dad for being so supportive and helpful, and for driving her to rehearsals.
Assistant DirectorZOE ZOLLER
Zoe is beyond happy to be serving as the Assistant Director in her final HMS production! Throughout her theatre career, she has been involved in over 20 productions, her favorites including Seussical the Musical (Gertrude McFuzz), The 25th.. Spelling Bee (Olive Ostrovsky), The Diary of Anne Frank (Margot Frank), and Les Mis (Eponine). She has also worked on the Highlands Middle School productions of Peter Pan (Costume Designer) and Oliver! (Assistant Music Director). Zoe is beyond grateful for this beautiful department & the amazing people that work to make it what it is. Enjoy the show! #LiveFreeLikeMichelle <3
Sound DesignerLIAM MORRIS
Liam Morris is very excited, perhaps THE most excited member of Charlie Brown. He is a junior at Highlands High school. This will be his 13th show and 8th time sound designing. He hopes you have a pretty chill day!
Assistant Stage ManagersJAMESON ZOLLER
Jameson is extremely excited to be a stage manager of Charlie Brown! This is Jameson's first show in the crew of a middle school show, and he is absolutely loving it. You may have seen him in school productions such as, Michael in Peter Pan, Ladahlord in James and the Giant Peach, and Fagin in Oliver!, and Male Tourist/Freelancer in Middletown. You may have also seen him in non-school productions such as Feuilly in Les Mis, Freidrich in Sound of Music, Fagin in Oliver! (yes I did it twice), and Henry in Newsies. Jameson has loved his first taste into the world of crew, and can't wait to do more. He would like to thank everyone involved in the process for making this show a blast to be a part of. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Set Construction/Set Deco/Run CrewAVERY NIEPORTE
Avery Nieporte is in 7th grade at Highlands Middle School. She is very excited to be a part of her second show at HMS, and loved being a part of Charlie Brown. She would like to thank her parents, her sister, her friends, and her family members for always believing in her. She is also thankful for the support her dog has always given her. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Props CrewHANNAH NIEPORTE
Hannah is a 7th grader at Highlands Middle School and is very excited to be in the Props Crew for Charlie Brown. This is her second time being a crew member for a Highlands production, having been a part of the Props Crew for last year's production of Oliver!. She wants to thank her friends, family, and fellow crew members for encouraging and supporting her. She hopes you have a great time and asks you to please enjoy the show.
Lights/Sound CrewCOLE NOAH
Cole Noah enjoys making and listening to good music. He has some experience in the area of sound and light design, in an elementary school musical. He enjoys using GarageBand to create songs. As of right now, he has 3 albums and 43 songs. He is excited to use the technical equipment and design sound for future musicals
Assistant Student Costume DesignerCHLOE ZEIT
Chloe is jubilant to be the assistant costumes designer for Charlie Brown! She has been involved in theatre at Highlands since 6th grade and has previously been on costumes crew for Newsies this past summer, and Middletown, this past fall. Chloe would like to give a huge thank you to Mr Burgess and Laura Martin, as well as the cast and crew for making this show possible. She has had an absolutely sensational time working on it and of course, she hopes you enjoy Highlands Middle School Theatre's production of You're a Good Man Charlie Brown! :)
Costume/Makeup CrewMEGAN REICHERT
Megan is in the 8th grade and is so excited to be on the costumes crew! This is her first production and she can't wait for the amazing more to come! She would like to thank the amazing cast/crew and her supporting friends and family!
House CrewSULLY WISWELL
Sullivan is an 8th grader at Highlands Middle School. He is excited to work with the amazing cast and crew of You're A Good Man Charlie Brown. This is his second production with the Highlands Middle School Theatre Department. He has been in previous productions including Little Red Robin Hood, Mother Goosed, Wishful Thinking, The Lunchroom, and Oliver. He wants to thank his family, and especially his mom for getting him into theater. He would also like to thank Mr.Burgess, Mrs. Rowland, and Mrs. Burgess for producing this amazing production. He hopes you enjoy the show.
Assistant Stage ManagersEMILY WINTERS
Emily is a Junior at Highlands Highschool. She always has an amazing time. She has done set deco 4 times, costumes and makeup, and house crew. This is her first time as ASM! She loves theater so much and making new friends. She hopes that enjoy the show!
House ManagersGRACE REYNOLDS
Grace is a freshman here at Highlands. This is her fourth show! Her previous shows are Oliver! (house crew), Newsies (Set/Run crew), Middletown (House Manager), And now You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (House Manager)! She is very excited to be a house manager for the HMS musical. She hopes you enjoy the show!
Costume/Makeup CrewANGELINA WILSON
Angelina is very excited to be a part of the crew this year. This is their first year being a part of the crew or musical in general.
House CrewAVA RICHARDSON
Ava Richardson is a ninth-grader. She is excited to be in the house crew for the production this year. She has always been a creative person and is happy that she gets to express herself with her role in the production.
Costume/Makeup CrewNELSEY WILLIS
Nelsey is so excited to be on the makeup crew this year. She thanks her parents for letting her try it out.
Set Construction/Set Deco/Run CrewDARIAN ROBINSON
Dee Robinson is extremely excited to be on set crew for the musical Charlie Brown! She is a 7th grader at Highlands Middle and it is her first time on the Highlands Crew. She looks forward to working with her crew, and she believes that the musical is gonna turn out amazing!
Set Deco HeadsSOPHIA VESHAPIDZE
Sophia is a sophomore at HHS, and this is her eighth production at Highlands. When she's not on TikTok, she can be found doing a whole lot of art! She hopes you have a darn good time watching the show!
Film Stream DirectorJULIANNA RUSS
Juli is a senior this year, and she is beyond excited to be serving as the Film Stream Director for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown! This is the fourteenth production she's been involved with here at Highlands. Some of her favorite past shows include Les Miserablés (Run Crew), The Drowsy Chaperone (Assistant Sound Designer/Sound Board Operator), and O Beautiful (Sound Designer). She would like to thank her dad for always supporting her. She would also like to thank Thaddy Sieverding, the camera operators, Mr. Burgess, and Mr. Poff for helping to make this exciting new vision come to life. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!
Set Construction/Set Deco/Run CrewSHREYA VAGHELA
This is Shreya's third time on the Highlands Middle School show. She is in eighth grade and her first show was James and the Giant Peach. She is in the set decoration crew and loves to work with the members of the crew. She hopes you all like what the set deco crew has put together for you all this year.
Set Construction/Set Deco/Run CrewCHANEY RUSSELL
Chaney is a 6th grader at HMS and is in You're a Good Man Charlie Brown.
Lights/Sound CrewEMILY TWEHUES
Emily Twehues is very excited to be on crew for this production of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown". Emily is a seventh-grader at Highlands Middle school and is participating in her first year of crew in lights and sound. She has also participated in the cast in "Oliver!". She hopes that you get lost in the show and have a wonderful time.
Student Hair/Makeup DesignerALIX TIBBS
Alix is a junior at Highlands, and is very proud to be working as the makeup designer for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Alix's Highlands crew experience includes working as costume/makeup crew for As You Like It, & Oliver! She has been assistant makeup designer for Spelling Bee, and makeup designer for Secret Garden. Beyond Highlands, she's been on costume/makeup crew for C.A.S.T. in Mr. Burns. On stage, Alix has acted as multiple characters for C.A.S.T. in their production of Puffs, and has played a lost boy in Peter Pan for HHS. Alix's favourite and most recent role has been the Librarian in Middletown. Alix is also involved in the Highlands band program, and enjoys cross country in the fall. She enjoys playing guitar, writing, and baking. Alix would like to thank the adults that made this show possible, the cast & crew, her family, and her close friends. She wants to give special shoutouts to the senior class of 2021 and all healthcare workers. Stay safe & enjoy the show!
Set Construction/Set Deco/Run CrewHELENA SARGE
Helena is in sixth grade at HMS. This is her first production at Highlands. Her prior experience includes the Woodfill Elementary Variety show. Outside of theater, she does tumbling, and in the spring and fall, she plays on a unified bocce team. Helena has two triplet brothers that also go to Highlands. She hopes to be a part of many more productions in the future and is very thankful for the opportunity this year.
Set Construction/Set Deco/Run CrewADDISON TALLENT
This is Addi's first time doing the musical. She is very artistic and loves drawing/ painting. She has really enjoyed the experience and can't wait to do it again.
Student Technical DirectorsTHADDEUS SIEVERDING
Being involved with theater for six years, Thaddy has always enjoyed the loving community of the Drama department. He is excited and honored to be Student Technical Director for "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown". Some of Thaddy’s favorite shows he has worked on include Anne Frank (Costume Designer), 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Costume Designer), and James and the Giant Peach (Assistant Costume Designer). He would also like to shout out Helen Halbauer for being an amazing partner in crime and the Sanderson Sisters for always having his back and he hopes that everyone enjoys the show!
Run Crew HeadBRAYDEN TAFT
Brayden is really excited to be a part of Charlie Brown! He is a Run Crew Head. This is his first time being in a leadership position, so he is thrilled! He loves to design and create things. He also likes to work on his bike and build ramps! Brayden was on set deco and run crew for James and the Giant Peach, Oliver, and Middletown. He loved his experiences so he signed up for Charlie Brown in a leadership position. He felt he had enough experience to pass on to the younger students and crewmates. He hopes you feel the same way watching the show that he does working on it!
House CrewMOLLE SPEARS
Mollie is an 8th grader at HMS and is very excited to be on crew for the first time and work with others! She hopes that you enjoy the musical "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown!" She also loves Peanuts movie.
Set Construction/Set Deco/Run CrewPAXTON STREET
My name is Paxton this is my first production and this is my favorite thing that I have done since Covid started and grammer is not my strong suit so that is why misspelled a lot of things.
GARRETT STRANGESound Board Operators
This is Garrett's third year in a Highlands Production! In this production, he is looking forward to having a great time working sound with his friends. Outside of theatre, Garrett loves to code, operate soundboards, and hang out with his friends. Garrett would like to thank his family, friends, and especially God for helping him as he sets out on his journey. Garrett hopes that you enjoy the show! #LiveFreeLikeMichelle #LiveLikeLil