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Summer Nights

August 29, 2020 @ 7:30pm

Location: Peteetneet Academy, Payson, Utah

Join us for a fun night of musical performances.  The show is directed by Colton Simons.

There will be 3-5 food trucks at the West gate, concessions. Restrooms at Peteetneet will be open for use.

Please bring printed or show email order confirmation.

Set List
1. Summer Nights (Jaden Burnett, Megan Crump)1. Summer Nights (Jaden Burnett, Megan Crump) 

2. Mariah (Chris Jensen) 

3. I Will Never Leave You  (Erika Poulsen, Necia Greenwood) 

4. Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Carson Center, John Robert on Guitar)

5. Lost in the Woods ( DeGrey Christensen, Craig Gardner, Ellis Lucero, Paul Cave, Jaden Burnett, Jace Crump, Jerry Black) 

6. Up The Ladder to the Roof (Chelsea Marsden, Jennifer Mills, Sarah Clark) 

7. Some People (Tia Trimble) 

8. Only Us (Sydney Carlson and Tyler Nelson) 

9. Can’t Help Falling in Love ( Full Cast) 

10. Moving too Fast (Paul Cave) 

11. Gimme Gimme (Jill Broadhead) 

12. Lida Rose/ Sweet and Low (Kelsey Eastmond, Craig Gardner, Marcus Williams, Blake Draper, James Eastmond) 

13. Wizard and I (Avonlea Simons) 

14. Who I’d Be (Steve Dunford, Colton Simons, Rachel Raddatz)  

15. You Don’t Own Me (Kris Holley, Miranda Mobbs, Katie Wiscombe, Laura Holley, Debbie Maurin, Kara Poulsen, Mandy Bartholomew)

16. When You Believe (Ewell Family) 

17. One Day More – (Full Cast, Soloists: Steve Dunford, Paul Cave, Amy Rachel Raddatz, Sydney Carlson, Colton Simons, Blake Draper, DeGrey Christensen, Jill Broadhead)

COVID-19 Notice

It is strongly advised to bring a mask for each attending member.  In accordance with Governor Herbert’s Executive Order, event size can exceed 50 individuals if organizational oversight can be provided that ensures guidelines are followed. Formal organizations are required to gather attendee names and at least one email address of one family member.  Each ticket must have the first and last name of that attendee.  Each attendee must have a printed ticket even though the tickets are free.

This event may get cancelled if any cast members exhibit symptoms. Performers will have temperatures taken before each performance.  All performers will be masked at rehearsals.  If anyone tests positive at rehearsals or during the shows, the show will be cancelled.

Colton Simons

Colton Simons

Director

Colton’s parents had him audition for his first play when he was 7 years old, thinking it would be another thing that wouldn’t last.  Well, 20+ years and 25 shows later, the jokes on them.  Colton’s performing credits include Bert in Mary Poppins, Enjolras in Les Miserables, Charlie Brown in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and many others.  Recently, he’s spent more time behind the scenes directing various Night on Broadway productions for PCT and is loving it.  He loves theater and the joy it brings to others.  His most favorite past-time is playing cars, making cookies, snuggling, and watching endless Disney movies with his kids, Heber and Elsie.  He is extra excited to share the stage again with his beautiful wife, Avonlea.  

Sarah Clark

Sarah Clark

Co-Director

Sarah is thrilled to be a part of the PCT family!  Sarah is a nurse by day and a music loving nerd by night.  She is ecstatic to be performing and directing for the second time this year.  She can’t wait to share what the amazing cast has put together during this weird time in life.  It is inspiring, beautiful and will leave your heart full.

Points Of Entry

Choreography

Emma Black

Emma Black

Aubrey Palfreyman

Aubrey Palfreyman

Some of the Cast

Paul Cave

Paul Cave

Paul was a BYU Young Ambassadors performer, has directed two Broadway Review shows, and currently has an entertainment career as a Sinatra/Bublé-style crooner for various kinds of family or corporate events.
In musical theater, his leading roles include Jack (Newsies), Marius (Les Misérables), Danglars (The Count of Monte Cristo), Peter, Pilate, and Judas (Lamb of God), Billy Crocker (Anything Goes); in Canada, Mr. Banks (Mary Poppins) and Frank Abegnale Jr. (Catch Me If You Can).

Carson Center

Carson Center

Carson loves performing, and could not be happier to be able to during this crazy time. Some of her favorite performances include The Scarlet Pimpernel (ensemble), Mary Poppins (Winifred Banks), Jayne Eyre (Mrs. Reed/Lady Ingram), White Christmas (Mrs. Snoring Man), Pericles, Prince of Tyre (Thaisa), and Ragtime (ensemble). She has a BA from BYU in theater education and currently teaches the young children’s musical theater class, Broadway Bound, through Center Stage Youth Performers. A huge shout out to John-Robert and his amazing guitar skills that made this song possible!  

Steve Dunford

Steve Dunford

Steve Dunford has been singing on stages around this valley since his first experience right here at Payson Community Theater as a 7 year old!  From Playmakers on, Steve has always loved performing and feels very at home on stage.  It’s been 6 years since his last theatrical role, when he played Jean ValJean in Les Miserables.  Steve lives in Salem with his beautiful wife, Amber and their 4 incredible kids.  He works in the events field and seems to have plenty of extra time lately for some strange reason… since about the 13th of March.  Weird.  Anyhow, he’s very excited to share the stage with his friends once again!

Craig Gardner

Craig Gardner

Craig Gardner has performed in theater and choirs since 8 years old, in such memorable roles as Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet), Harold Hill (Music Man), Riff (West Side Story), Danvers Carew (Jekyl & Hyde), and the very important Man #4 in Les Miserables.  He loves the theater, enjoys singing and performing, and is grateful to be part of PCT.  Above all, Craig is grateful for the love and support of his family.

Tia Trimble

Tia Trimble

Tia Trimble is thankful to be performing once again in a Payson Community Theater show!  She has been fortunate to play some of her favorite roles on the PCT stage, including the title role in Peter Pan and Alice Beineke in The Addams Family.  A special thank you to Richie, Zoe, and Mae! 

Sydney Carlson

Sydney Carlson

Sydney is so excited to be back performing and sharing the joy of musical theater during these crazy times. Sydney has performed with Payson Community Theater during their “A Night on Broadway” revues and in Les Miserables in 2014. Some of her favorite roles include Martha in The Secret Garden, Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, and Janet van de Graaff in The Drowsy Chaperone.

Miriam Burton

Miriam Burton

Miriam Burton (ensemble) is excited to be back on the PCT stage! Miriam, a graduate of BYU with a BM in Music Education, is a music educator who teaches choir and elementary music at American Preparatory Academy in Salem and serves as district choir team lead. In her spare time, Miriam sings with the Grand Chorus of the Utah Valley Millennial Choirs and Orchestras and enjoys performing with and providing musical direction for local musical theater and opera productions. Some of her favorite roles include Mrs. Corry in Mary Poppins, Miss Crookshank in Miracle on 34th Street, and Do-do in The Merry Widow. Miriam is an avid pianist and dancer who likes to travel the world and snuggle with her kitten, Daisy.

Kristina Holley

Kristina Holley

Kristina Holley is a true lover of theatre. She graduated with a Theatre Education Bachelor’s degree from BYU and a Master’s Degree in Theatre Production from CWU. She has taught theatre, technical theatre, and film at Spanish Fork Jr. High for the past 18 years.  Besides singing and performing onstage, she is passionate about costuming. Favorite Performance Credits Include: Mrs. Potts-Beauty and the Beast (PCT); The Witch-Into the Woods (Villa Playhouse), Mrs. Pearce-My Fair Lady (Scera); Lily-The Secret Garden (Villa); Dame Fairfax-Jane Eyre (BYU). Favorite Directing Credits Include: The Secret Garden (SFCT); Shakespeare Competitions, Aida, Crazy for You, Cinderella, Frozen, Jr. (SFJHS) Favorite Costuming Credits Include: Joseph and the Technicolor DreamCoat (PCT); Cinderella (SFJHS); Shrek, the Musical (PCT); Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (SFJHS); Frozen, Jr. (SFJHS). She’s grateful for the support of her friends and family.

James Eastmond

James Eastmond

James considers himself a modern-day Rennaisance Man, doing anything from playing musical instruments to singing and acting on stage. Having only been in two previous shows within the past year, James is still new to theater and performing arts, but loves it all the same. He is happy to be performing with his wife, Kelsey Eastmond, and is looking forward to being in more shows to come!

J.R. Canaan

J.R. Canaan

J.R. Canaan’s love for music began at an early age as he grew up with up with singer/songwriter parents. He has played guitar for 17 years and is currently playing in an indie folk band called Vann Moon. He lives in Lehi with his wife and baby girl.

Marcus Williams

Marcus Williams

Marcus Williams has been on the stage since he was a little boy and has performed all over the world. He has been actor, dancer, pit musician, choreographer, producer, assistant director, director, set builder, and theater company co-founder. He is excited that theater is back!

Avonlea Simons

Avonlea Simons

Avonlea is excited to be apart of another PCT show especially during this crazy year!  You may have seen her recently in Newsies (Katherine) at the Scera and in Mary Poppins (Mary) at PCT. Avonlea is currently busy finishing her bachelors, teaching voice lessons and being a mom of two. Thank you to the babysitters and to her awesome hubby for putting on this amazing show! 

DeGrey Christensen

DeGrey Christensen

DeGrey Christensen has been performing in musical theatre productions since high school. His favorite roles have been Jean Valjean in Salem Hills High School’s Production of Les Miserables, Durdles/Nick Cricker in UVU’s The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and most recently the lead in the number Lost in the Woods in this February’s Animated Night on Broadway.
DeGrey has always loved music and theatre and has loved performing with Payson Community Theatre whenever he gets the chance.

Carrie Alba

Carrie Alba

Carrie Alba has a passion for theatre and loves being a part of it whenever she can. She studied theatre at SUU and UVU. She has directed, choreographed, and performed in many productions. She directed a children’s theatre camp for three years. Some of her favorite roles include Baker’s Wife in 

Into the Woods, Millie in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Minnie Fay in West Valley Hale Centre Theatre’s production of Hello, Dolly!Carrie is the luckiest woman in the world because she is married to Brian – the greatest man in the world! They have five children and have lived in Payson for a little over a year and a half. Carrie had a blast in the 2019 production of A Night on Broadway

 and hopes to continue being involved with PCT!  

Laura Holley

Laura Holley

Laura Holley has loved acting since she was seven years old, performing in many, many fun shows. Her favorite roles are probably tied between playing the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland (because who doesn’t love cutting off people’s heads?), and flying across the stage as a flying monkey in PCT’s the Wizard of Oz! When she isn’t acting, Laura enjoys snuggling with her five kids, playing board games, gardening, and lying under a tree watching the leaves rustle.

Jennifer Mills

Jennifer Mills

Jennifer is excited to be back with the Payson Community theater.  She was raised in Spanish Fork Utah and has always had a love for music.  She has had the opportunity to sing with the Utah Symphony for Videos Games Live, recorded with Lex de Azevedo, performed in the LDS Church Music Festival, and was able to be a part of Michael McClain’s Forgotten Carols.  From 2003-2006 she lived in Fukuoka Japan for an LDS Mission with her family. While there, she was able to perform in many concerts, record an Album, and do TV commercial work. She has also performed in theater productions including Seussical the Musical, Once Upon a Mattress, and  How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Jennifer is grateful for all who have supported her in her love of music, and is excited for future opportunities she may have.

Kelsey D Eastmond

Kelsey D Eastmond

Kelsey has a passion for music and loves to perform. She loves to be on the stage and is especially grateful that her husband James gets to perform alongside her. She currently teaches Music at Freedom Prep Academy in Vineyard. She is a member of Millennial Choirs & Orchestra and enjoys quilting and spending time with family and friends. Favorite roles in her past include playing Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie and the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.   

Mandy Bartholomew

Mandy Bartholomew

Mandy Bartholomew has loved performing in theatre since Jr. High. Her love for music started when she took up the violin at age 9. She continued her musical career all through High School, performing in multiple chamber orchestras, and on to College performing with the BYU Symphony Orchestra. She loves to share her talents and especially loves performing with the Payson Community Theatre. 

Miranda Mobbs

Miranda Mobbs

Miranda Mobbs. So grateful once again to have the opportunity to be on stage! Theater is in my blood and I love how it brings communities together and gives them time to escape into a musical world that brings hope and Joy of better things to come! Thanks to my family who always supports me in these efforts. Hugs to my theater family!!

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