the cast and crew at West Mifflin High School in Pennsylvania for their outstanding efforts in staging Welfarewell. They had an 18-year-old actress, Becky, playing 80-year-old Esmerelda!
Cat is very proud of the cast, only 5 of whom had ever been on stage before. A round of Catnip for everyone!
Esmerelda Quipp – Rebecca Mamaeff
H.B. (Honey Bunch Hackett) – Heaven Bobo
Val – Carrie Gleason
Penelope Farthingale – Theresa Sherlock
Dottie Ramsbottom – Autumn Melvin-Britton
Alfred David – D.J. Burroughs
Jennifer Doer – Maura McGuire
Gladys Symmington-Bukovitch – Eboni Bowers
Judge Julius – Janell Prysock
Mildred McGonigle – Autumn Melvin-Britton
Landlord – Mario Harden
Bank Teller #1 – Omari Kirkland
Bank Teller #2 – Claudia Erb
Bank Teller #3 – Bryan Merritt
Bank Customer – Mario Harden
Court Room Observers – Omari Kirkland, Claudia Erb, Eboni Bowers, Bryan Merrit
Bailiff – Mario Harden
Chef – Mario Harden
A very special thanks to teacher/director Melissa Prutz for her dedication.