Keefe Tech Drama Club Presents Romeo & Harriet

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The Keefe Regional Technical High School Drama Club will present Romeo and Harriet: A Musical Tragical Comedy in Two and a Half Acts, book by Charlie Lovett and music and lyrics by Bill Francoeur, on Friday, February 15th at 7:00 pm and on Saturday, February 16th at 2:00 pm in the Keefe auditorium at 750 Winter Street in Framingham.

The play is a modern parody of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, only here, the Capulets and Montagues are owners of rival department stores in New York City.

“This is the first time we’ve attempted to perform a musical, so drama club members are being challenged not only with line memorization, but also with singing, dancing, and choreography. Most importantly, they’re learning to build a sense of community, to collaborate, to think creatively, and to work as an ensemble – skills they will use and rely upon throughout their lives,” noted Melanie LoBue, Drama Club Co-Advisor.

Members of the cast and crew include the following Keefe Tech freshmen through senior students: Siobhon Cox, Michelle Esmay, Rachel LaFrance, Eric Lundberg, Sarah Lundberg, Alicia Maradiaga, Olivia Morrison, Kiernan Roche and Patrick Stearns of Ashland, Bridget Belcher, Karla Cassemiro, Erin Dowdy, Jonah Feintuck, Brianna Medina, Jonathan Montanez, Rey Pineda, Kelley Rivers and Natalia Torres of Framingham, Bonnie Davidson and Derick Valovcin of Holliston, Laney Mayo of Hopkinton, Mariah Brown, Linda Bursch, Molly Dee, Joey Figueroa, Casey Laing, Nick Morris, and Sophia Zabarsky of Natick.

“Our audience can expect an upbeat and high energy comedy musical. Romeo and Harriet is the story of Romeo and Juliet, but without the tragedy, and (spoiler alert) with a different ending,” Ms. LoBue added.

The performance is open to the public and tickets will be available at the door for $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for senior citizens and children under 12.

Keefe Regional Technical School is a four-year high school located in Framingham, MA and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to 15 career and technical programs, Keefe Tech offers a complete college preparatory and honors academic program to students from the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton and Natick.