The Hundred Dresses

Musical by Ralph Covert
and G. Riley Mills
Based on the Newbery Honor book
by Eleanor Estes
March 3-13, 2016

Bullying, friendship and forgiveness are the theme for this season’s Youth Theater production. It’s a musical based on a 1945 Newbery Honor book by Eleanor Estes. Humor, colorful characters, and memorable songs combine to create a timeless story.

Suitable for the entire family


March 3 at 9:30am and 11:30am*
March 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7:30pm
March 6, 13 at 3pm

*Tickets for the morning performances are not available online and must be purchased directly through the Renaissance Centre (see location below).


Wake Forest Renaissance Centre
405 S. Brooks St.
Wake Forest, NC  27587

Production Team

Director Marcy Keim
Assistant Director Gabrielle Vizcaino
Set Designer Mike Selna
 Pianist Amelia Corle
Choreographer Marisa Markoch
Co-Stage Manager Megan Keim
Co-Stage Manager Melissa Damann
Prop Manager Coco Damann-Meldau
Sound Designer Megan Keim
Assistant to Pianist Luke Young
Set Designer/Technical Director Mike Selna
Scenic Artist Kristin Boldizar
Scenic Dress Artist Elly Boldizar
Production Asst. Team Jamie Quilici, Rebecca Busch, Julie Brown, Tracey Hunt


Role Cast A Cast B
Miss Mason Monique Kirsch same
Jan/Svenson Daniel Brown same
Jack Timothy Williams Nick Brown
Willie Addie Selna Cooper Robbins
Wanda Ellie Manfreda Abbey Wendell
Maddie Gemma Quilici Caecilia Mueller
Peggy Eliana Busch-Hebert Madi Whitmer
Cecile Abby Rhoades Alexandria Crank
Music Ensemble Talia Barbieri same
Celia Boldizar same
Elly Boldizar same
Elizabeth Brown same
Charlotte (CC) Chiavetta same
Danielle Ellington same
Harper Hunt same
Zoe Kirsch same
Abigail Patrick same
Reghan Paynter same
Isabella Quilici same
Anna Robbins same
Vivian Shillingsburg same
Alison Staples same

*This production is double-cast. With the exception of the adult roles and the ensemble, the roles of the students will be performed by both a younger and an older cast member in separate performances.

Production Sponsors

In addition to our Season Sponsors, we want to thank our sponsors for this production, John and Valerie Dumproff!