Concordia students produce Broadway Revue

Published by Concordia University, Nebraska 4 years ago on Fri, Oct 5, 2018 11:29 AM
The cast of the musical revue rehearse for their shows at Concordia on Oct. 19-20.

Concordia will present an evening of music, laughter and theatre in an entirely student-produced musical revue at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20 in the Studio Theater of the Music Center on Concordia’s campus.

“The production is in the style of a Broadway revue, songs pulled from various shows of diverse eras and styles,” said student director Jayme Lowe. “Throughout the show, we'll see how music can make us laugh, dance, love and chase dreams. We’re excited to share this show with everyone.”

Tickets are free and can be reserved in the Concordia bookstore in the lower level of the Janzow Campus Center on Concordia’s campus. They can also be picked up at the door prior to the performance, though they are first come, first serve.

Selections include songs from musicals such as “The Book of Mormon,” “Mamma Mia,” “Into the Woods,” “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” and more.

Members of the cast and crew include (listed alphabetically by state, city and then last name):


Samantha Pietanza, junior, San Diego, Calif., featured performer

Mikayla Lowe, freshman, Atchison, Kan., main troupe

Rachel Krome, junior, Fairmont, Minn., featured performer

Josh Marlatt, freshman, Mound, Minn., main troupe

Rebekah Rusert, senior, Truman, Minn., main troupe

Erin Rowland, senior, St. Peters, Mo., featured performer and costumes

Trent Bruntz, freshman, Hastings, Neb., main troupe

Chelsea Irwin, senior, Lincoln, Neb., main troupe

Shelby Todd, sophomore, Staplehurst, Neb., featured performer

Tabitha Ristvedt, freshman, Utica, Neb., main troupe

Keziah Bruns, sophomore, Waco, Neb., main troupe

Amos Utecht, sophomore, Rosebud, S.D., main troupe

Abigail Wisniewski, senior, Withee, Wis., main troupe and accompanist


Jayme Lowe, senior, Atchison, Kan., co-director

Stephanie Hatesohl, sophomore, Shawnee, Kan., stage manager

Linnea Buchholz, sophomore, St. Charles, Mo., co-director and choreographer