‘Riverdale’ Photos: “A Night To Remember”

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We recently attended Paleyfest and we got a sneak peak at the musical episode of Riverdale. What we can tell you is that it was PERFECTION. One of the best episodes of Riverdale that we have seen. Like ever if you don’t watch it – you can’t miss it.

It’s that good.

The CW released the photos for the episode. The Riverdale Drama Department sent out a press release.

THE RIVERDALE HIGH DRAMA DEPARTMENT

PROUDLY PRESENTS ITS SPRING PRODUCTION

CARRIE: THE MUSICAL

TO BE DIRECTED BY KEVIN KELLER

AND PRODUCED BY THE LODGE FAMILY




RIVERDALE, NY (January 24, 2018) — The Riverdale High Drama Department (RHDD), in conjunction with the Lodge Family, is pleased to present as its Spring Production, “Carrie: The Musical,” a dark-yet-catchy cautionary tale exploring the gritty realities of small-town high school life. Future Tony Winner Kevin Keller helms as director, combining iconic elements from the novel, 1976 movie, 1988 Broadway production, 2012 Off-Broadway revival, and 2013 remake to create a retro-yet-timeless interpretation of Stephen King’s horror classic. Additionally, a behind-the-scenes documentary following the making of “Carrie: The Musical” will be filmed by student videographer and journalist Jughead Jones.

The book of “Carrie: The Musical” was written by Lawrence D. Cohen, with lyrics by Dean Pitchford, and music by Michael Gore. The show debuted on Broadway in 1988 and ran for only 16 previews and 5 performances. But “Carrie” was given award-winning new life when it was reworked and revived Off-Broadway in 2012. It includes the unforgettable songs “The World According to Chris,” “A Night We’ll Never Forget,” and “Unsuspecting Hearts.”

Riverdale High’s tragic heroine Cheryl Blossom leads the cast as Carrie White in this avant-garde production, where she is antagonized by mean-girl Chris Hargensen (recent transplant Veronica Lodge) and supported by golden-couple Sue Snell and Tommy Ross (Riverdale High’s brightest, Betty Cooper and Archie Andrews). Special appearances by budding star Josie McCoy (playing sympathetic gym teacher Miss Gardner) and Riverdale High alum Alice Cooper (as Carrie White’s mother, Margaret).

Adapted from Stephen King’s Carrie and produced by RHDD (Newsies, Kinky Boots, Little Shop of Horrors, Our Town) in association with the Lodge Family (SoDale, Pickens Day 2018), “Carrie: The Musical” tells the story of a painfully shy, outcast teenage girl with telekinetic abilities who is oppressed by her peers and religious-zealot mother—until she’s pushed to her breaking point and unleashes a terrible revenge. The production stars Cheryl Blossom, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Archie Andrews, Reggie Mantle, Josie McCoy, Alice Cooper, Toni Topaz, Ethel Muggs, Midge Klump, and Moose Mason. Kevin Keller directs, with Assistant Director Fangs Fogarty. Special thanks to Fred Andrews of Andrews Construction for sets and lumber.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0449.jpg — Pictured: Cole Spouse as Jughead — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0383.jpg — Pictured: Casey Cott as Kevin — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0342.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Lili Reinhart as Betty, Camila Mendes as Veronica and Casey Cott as Kevin — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0342.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Lili Reinhart as Betty and KJ Apa as Archie — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0281.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Cole Spouse as Jughead and Casey Cott as Kevin — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0275.jpg — Pictured: Camila Mendes as Veronica — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0134.jpg — Pictured: Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0143.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Lili Reinhart as Betty and Camila Mendes as Veronica — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0233.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Camila Mendes as Veronica and Jordan Calloway as Chuck — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0237.jpg — Pictured (L-R): KJ Apa as Archie, Lili Reinhart as Betty, Camila Mendes as Veronica and Jordan Calloway as Chuck — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0248.jpg — Pictured: Camila Mendes as Veronica — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0259.jpg — Pictured: Lili Reinhart as Betty — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218b_0011.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Lili Reinhart as Betty and KJ Apa as Archie — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218a_0492.jpg — Pictured: Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl — Photo: Robert Falconer/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218a_0448.jpg — Pictured: Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl — Photo: Robert Falconer/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218a_0337.jpg — Pictured: Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl — Photo: Robert Falconer/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218a_0259.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Casey Cott as Kevin and Drew Ray Tanner as Fangs Fogarty — Photo: Robert Falconer/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Riverdale — “Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember” — Image Number: RVD218a_0099.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Camila Mendes as Veronica, Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl and Ashleigh Murray as Josie — Photo: Robert Falconer/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

 

The musical episode of Riverdale airs April 18th. 




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