Dominic Sparacino – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Dominic Sparacino What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Henchmen #1 What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? I really can’t pick anything that sticks out. I just really like this musical. How many Gibson … Read more

Breona Doughty – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Breona Doughty What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Birthday Mom What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? “Even if you’re little you can do a lot…” This is my favorite quote from the musical … Read more

Jewell Smiddy – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Jewell Smiddy What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Mic Crew Head What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? “When I Grow Up” How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical) … Read more

Taengkwa Sturgell – MATILDA Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Taengkwa Sturgell What is your cast role or crew position in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical? Vocalist in the Orchestra Pit What is your favorite Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical quote, song or scene — and why? “Nobody but me is going to change my story.” I like this quote because … Read more

The Wormwoods Were on the Telly

This Week’s AuthorAbby Scheller This week’s MATILDA updates is written by sophomore Abby Scheller. Abby is an ITS Member and is portraying the role of Matilda Wormwood in this season’s production of ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Today the members of the Wormwood family were invited to discuss Gibson Southern Theatre’s upcoming musical, MATILDA THE … Read more

Two Students Attend ITS State

This Week’s AuthorJazlynn Cates This week’s MATILDA updates is written by senior Jazlynn Cates. Jazlynn is an ITS Member and is portraying the role of Mrs. Phelps in this season’s production of ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL. This past weekend seniors River Epperson and Jazlynn Cates attended the 2020 International Thespian Society State Competition. Even … Read more

MATILDA Dancers Get “Loud”

This Week’s AuthorJazlynn Cates This week’s MATILDA updates is written by senior Jazlynn Cates. Jazlynn is an ITS Member and is portraying the role of Mrs. Phelps in this season’s production of ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Week-three of Matilda rehearsals kicked off the start of choreography for the dancers. With the help of our … Read more

MATILDA Cast Has First Work Day

This Week’s AuthorJazlynn Cates This week’s MATILDA updates is written by senior Jazlynn Cates. Jazlynn is an ITS Member and is portraying the role of Mrs. Phelps in this season’s production of ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Week 2 of Matilda rehearsals was full of fun and laughter as we brought in a larger group, … Read more

MATILDA Rehearsals Begin

This Week’s AuthorJazlynn Cates This week’s MATILDA updates is written by senior Jazlynn Cates. Jazlynn is an ITS Member and is portraying the role of Mrs. Phelps in this season’s production of ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL. This past week here at Gibson Southern the Titans started week one of ten on this season’s musical, … Read more

Emma Greene Raises Money with her Painting in Vaudeville 2019 [The Southerner]

The Southerner Logan McClain, Photographer December 13, 2019 Via https://southerneronline.com/924/news/sweet-lady-painting/ Gibson Southern High School senior Emma Greene dropped jaws this past weekend at Gibson Southern Theatre Department’s production of “It’s A Good Vaudeville, Charlie Brown.” In one of Greene’s performances, she painted a portrait of one of her inspirations, Elton John. Not only did she … Read more

It Was a Good Vaudeville, Charlie Brown [The Southerner]

The Southerner Jenna Stallsmith, Managing Editor December 12, 2019 Via https://southerneronline.com/849/news/it-was-a-good-vaudeville-charlie-brown/ Gibson Southern Theatre opens their forty-sixth theatre season with Vaudeville 2019: It’s a Good Vaudeville, Charlie Brown, directed by Mr. Adam Bledsoe with the help of Lisa O’neal and Demetra Tolley. Vaudeville is a compilation of dances, skits, and songs all performed by students … Read more

Announcing Season 46, 2019-2020

Breakfast with Santa Gibson Southern Theatre is hosting a Breakfast with Santa on November 9, 2019 at Carriage Inn in Haubstadt from 8:00-11:00AM. Join us in your favorite PJ’s for a delicious breakfast and drink for only $8.00. Carry-out is also available. All proceeds from this year’s Breakfast with Santa will help support the family of … Read more

Young Playwrights 2019

This weekend, Gibson Southern Theatre presents the Young Playwrights Project 2019.  Each student below wrote and directed their own one-act play.  The Young Playwrights Project‘s mission is to facilitate the use of playwriting, encourage creative expression and improve literacy, and to support its writers through student driven acting, directing, and designing culminating in public performances. The Young … Read more

Logan Clark – NEWSIES Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Logan Clark What is your cast role or crew position in Disney’s NEWSIES? Mayor of New York City What is your favorite Disney’s NEWSIES quote, song or scene — and why? “It’s a compromise we ALL can live with” – Jack Kelly How many Gibson Southern Theatre productions (including Disney’s NEWSIES) have you been … Read more

Mayi Reyes – NEWSIES Senior Spotlight

What is your name? Mayi Reyes What is your cast role or crew position in Disney’s NEWSIES? I play Crutchie and I’m on sound crew. What is your favorite Disney’s NEWSIES quote, song or scene — and why? “Once and For All” is definitely my favorite scene and song. I’m a huge music geek and the … Read more