Brooklynn Moody – NEWSIES Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Brooklynn Moody

What is your cast role or crew position in Disney’s NEWSIES? Dancer

What is your favorite Disney’s NEWSIES quote, song or scene — and why? Seize the day – super fun and energetic, a lot going on at the same time

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Disney’s NEWSIES) have you been a part of while in high school? 8 productions (4 Vaudevilles, 4 Musicals)

What is your favorite role, act, or show that you have been a part of in high school? The Greatest Show

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Bobbie Jo Allen – NEWSIES Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Bobbie Jo Allen

What is your cast role or crew position in Disney’s NEWSIES? I am a dancer

What is your favorite Disney’s NEWSIES quote, song or scene — and why? My favorite scene is Seize the day. It just shows that you can do anything when you put your mind to it.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Disney’s NEWSIES) have you been a part of while in high school? This will be my ninth GSTD productions.

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Sebastian Venson – NEWSIES Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Sebastian Knight Venson

What is your cast role or crew position in Disney’s NEWSIES? I play the role of Seitz.

What is your favorite Disney’s NEWSIES quote, song or scene — and why? My favorite song in Newsies is The World Will Know because it sounds very inspiring and it is filled with emotion.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Disney’s NEWSIES) have you been a part of while in high school? I have been in Vaudeville 2018: Under the Big Top and Newsies.

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Mark Sorg – NEWSIES Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Mark Sorg

What is your cast role or crew position in Disney’s NEWSIES? Romeo

What is your favorite Disney’s NEWSIES quote, song or scene — and why? Seize the Day

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Disney’s NEWSIES) have you been a part of while in high school? 4

What is your favorite role, act, or show that you have been a part of in high school? My Favorite role was playing a cop during my first ever musical, Sister Act.

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Andrew Smith – NEWSIES Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Andrew Smith

What is your cast role or crew position in Disney’s NEWSIES? I have the role of Joseph Pulitzer.

What is your favorite Disney’s NEWSIES quote, song or scene — and why? My favorite scene is in Act II when Jack Kelly and Pulitzer come to a compromise. Although my role is the bad guy, I love to see the good guys win. The “spit-shake” between Jack and Pulitzer at the end always makes me want to laugh on stage.

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Patrick Allen – NEWSIES Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Patrick Shane Allen

What is your cast role or crew position in Disney’s NEWSIES? Race

What is your favorite Disney’s NEWSIES quote, song or scene — and why? My favorite scene is Act 1 Scene 1. I really enjoy the idea of the whole newsie’s squad coming onto stage one by one.

How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Disney’s NEWSIES) have you been a part of while in high school? 4

What is your favorite role, act, or show that you have been a part of in high school? Pitch Perfect Riff Off, it was READ MORE

Daniel Knapp – NEWSIES Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Daniel Knapp

What is your cast role or crew position in Disney’s NEWSIES? Elmer

What is your favorite Disney’s NEWSIES quote, song or scene — and why? My favorite scene is Act 1 Scene 5. This is the scene where Jack and the newsies first realize that Pulitzer raised the price of papes and they are outraged. The song “The World Will Know” and the choreography are backed by so much meaning and emotion that it makes it one of the most powerful scenes in the production. It is a ton of fun to perform.

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Vaudeville 2018 Tickets on Sale!

Gibson Southern Theatre opens their forty-fifth theatre season with Vaudeville 2018: Under the Big Top. Vaudeville is a community favorite production and the single largest event at Gibson Southern High School with over 185 students involved. Vaudeville 2018: Under the Big Top centers around Mr. Lockhart the soon to be retiring ringmaster and the circus he has called home for the majority of his life. The production runs November 30-December 2, 2018 and is directed by Mr. Adam Bledsoe with assistance from Mrs. Lisa O’Neal, Mr. John Spradley, Mrs. Demetra Tolley, and Mrs. Kathy Parks.

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Sister Act Tickets on Sale

Gibson Southern Theatre continues their forty-third season with the multiple Tony Award nominated musical Sister Act. Written by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner; with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. Sister Act debuted on Broadway and is based on one of the most financially successful comedies of the early 1990s by the same title. The production runs March 17-19, 2017 under the direction of Adam Bledsoe with assistance from Kathy Parks, Lisa O’Neal, Rob Hutchinson, Aubree Armstrong, and Lyndsi Gruszewski. Senior Emily Scott and Junior Kyra Smith serve as the READ MORE

Vaudeville 2016 Tickets on Sale

Gibson Southern Theatre opens their forty-third theatre season with Vaudeville 2016: Deck the Halls.  Vaudeville is a community favorite production and the single largest event at Gibson Southern High School with 195 students involved this year.  Vaudeville 2016: Deck the Halls centers around the Greene family as they prepare for their last holiday season in the family home they have known for the last thirty years.  The production runs December 2-4, 2016 and is directed by Adam Bledsoe with assistance from Lisa O’Neal and Lyndsi Gruszewski.

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Breakfast with Santa

Gibson Southern Theatre is hosting a Breakfast with Santa on November 5, 2016 at Carriage Inn in Haubstadt from 8:00-11:00AM.  Join us in your favorite PJ’s for a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, bacon, fruit cup and drink for only $8.00.  Carry-out is also available.

Please contact any current Gibson Southern ITS member or visit the link below to purchase tickets. All proceeds from this Breakfast with Santa event will benefit Gibson Southern Theatre.

Professional photographs, either a digital copy or 8×10 print, with Santa & Mrs. Claus will be available from Diamond Photography for $10.00 each.  A portion of each … READ MORE

2016 ITS Banquet

The season has come to an end, but the memories will never be forgotten.

Gibson Southern Theatre closed their season with the 2016 ITS Banquet on April 24, 2016, a time to celebrate the season, welcome new members, and hear from our seniors one last time.

The awards went to:

  • Vaudeville 2015: Haunted Hotel
    • Outstanding Female Performance: Makenzie Hart
    • Outstanding Male Performance: Dylan Stefanich
  • Elephant’s Graveyard
    • Outstanding Female Performance: Olivia Mayer
    • Outstanding Male Performance: Drew Steinmetz
  • Shrek the Musical
    • Outstanding Female Supporting: Rachel Rigsby
    • Outstanding Male Supporting: Chris Straefer
    • Outstanding Female Performance: Jacquelyn Goedde
    • Outstanding Male Performance: Dylan Stefanich
    • Choreographer’s
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Young Playwrights Project 2016 Tickets

Gibson Southern Theatre closes their forty-second season with the Young Playwrights Project, a program that offers an opportunity for students to write, cast, direct, and produce their own plays. This year’s playwrights include Senior, Makenzie Hart, Juniors, Emma Williams and Rachel Rigsby, and Sophomore, Samuel Gilles.

Apartment C by Makenzie Hart tries to understand how a man’s obstacles in life can change his perspective on his morals. Inequalities by Emma Williams follows a working girl’s dream of her book being published in a man-eat-man world. Egg Lady by Rachel Rigsby is a play about a model, a painter, and READ MORE

Shrek the Musical Tickets on Sale

Gibson Southern Theatre continues their forty-second season with Shrek The Musical. Shrek the Musical includes new and old fairy tale creatures that have been loved throughout time. The production runs March 11-13, 2016; it is directed by Adam Bledsoe with assistance from Kathy Parks, Rob Hutchinson, and Lyndsi Gruszewski. Seniors Olivia Mayer, Callie Rendle, and Cameron Haley serve as the dance captains.

Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared his entire life by anything that crosses his path, … READ MORE

Alison Goedde to screen “Fluorescent”

SCREENING OF “FLUORESCENT” SET FOR JAN. 9 AT GIBSON SOUTHERN
Gibson Southern alumnus Alison Goedde to screen her short film made in Haubstadt, Ind.

FORT BRANCH, Ind. Dec. 10, 2015 — Haubstadt native, Alison Goedde, will be screening her short film titled “Fluorescent” in the Gibson Southern High School Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m.

This past September, Goedde brought her film crew from Nashville, Tenn. to Haubstadt to shoot her senior short film project. The crew spent three full days in Haubstadt filming the short and edited it for about three months before submitting the final product … READ MORE

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