Photo Galleries: Spring Musical 2022

Theresa Diprizio, Michelle Soto and Alanis Rivera perform a number in "9 to 5: The Musical"

ABOVE: From left, junior Theresa Diprizio (Violet), senior Michelle Soto (Doralee) and junior Alanis Rivera (Judy) perform in "9 to 5: The Musical," held March 18 and 19 at Elmwood Park High School. Scroll down for links to photo galleries of the show. (D401 photo by Dave Porreca)

Live musical theater returned to the stage of Elmwood Park High School with the performance  of “9 to 5: The Musical” on March 18 and 19. For access to photo galleries of the show, scroll down this page or use these links:

Based on the 1980 movie of the same name and featuring music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, “9 to 5: The Musical” tells the story of three female office workers (Violet Newstead, Doralee Rhodes and Judy Bernly) who turn the tables against their autocratic boss.

In the EPHS production, the roles of Violet, Doralee and Judy were played respectively by junior Theresa Diprizio, senior Michelle Soto and junior Alanis Rivera. Senior Michael Uyeda-Ansari played their boss, Franklin Hart, Jr.

Mr. Noah Pligge was the show's director and choreographer. Mr. Kyle Rhoades was producer and pit orchestra director. Mr. Grant McEachern was vocal director and lighting/sound designer. Mr. Christian Rosenzweig was set designer and tech director. Ms. Sue Schultz was costume designer.

To see cast, crew and orchestra credits, scroll down this page or use these links for quick access:

Earlier rehearsal photos, a promo video and interviews with the directors can be found here:

Congratulations to everyone who made this year's spring musical such a success!

Photos | "9 to 5: The Musical" | Act One, Part One

Senior Emily Furgal as Roz sings "Heart to Hart"

GALLERY ONE: Click the image above to access our first gallery, which covers Act One through the end of "Heart to Hart" by Roz (Emily Furgal) and ensemble. (D401 photos by Dave Porreca)

Photos | "9 to 5: The Musical" | Act One, Part Two

Michelle Soto and Michael Uyeda-Ansari perform as Doralee and Franklin Hart Jr. in "9 to 5: The Musical"

GALLERY TWO: Click the image above (Michelle Soto and Michael Uyeda-Ansari) to access our second gallery, which covers the remainder of Act One. (D401 photos by Dave Porreca)

Photos | "9 to 5: The Musical" | Act Two

Theresa Diprizio, Michelle Soto and Alanis Rivera take a bow at the end of "9 to 5: The Musical"

GALLERY THREE: Click the image above (Theresa Diprizio, Michelle Soto, Alanis Rivera and cast) to access our third gallery, which covers all of Act Two. (D401 photos by Dave Porreca)

"9 to 5: The Musical" | Cast

  • Violet Newstead: Theresa Diprizio
  • Doralee Rhodes: Michelle Soto
  • Judy Bernly: Alanis Rivera
  • Franklin Hart, Jr.: Michael Uyeda-Ansari
  • Roz Keith: Emily Furgał
  • Joe: Magnus Shipinski
  • Dwayne: George Gauthier
  • Josh: Dounia Timejardine-Zomeño
  • Missy: Da’Nyla Walker
  • Maria: Jade Guzman
  • Dick: Evan Bylina
  • Kathy: Lucianna Afryl
  • Margaret: Jess Didani
  • Bob Enright: Michael Rominski
  • Security Guard: Jack Craig
  • Tinsworthy: Evan Bylina
  • Detective: Victor Sandoval
  • Cop: Roy Zuniga
  • Doctor: Emilio Barajas
  • Orderly: Ellie Johnson
  • Candy Striper: Isabella Wernsing
  • New Employee: Ellie Johnson
  • Opening Number Soloists: Jess Didani, Emily Furgał, Jade Guzman, Delilah Quintanar
  • Ensemble: Lucianna Afryl, Emilio Barajas, Bella Butler, Evan Bylina, Jack Craig, Jess Didani, Emily Furgał, George Gauthier, Jade Guzman, Enrique Hernandez, Mark Javier, Ellie Johnson, Angelina Melling, Delilah Quintanar, Zoe Rice, Michael Rominski, Victor Sandoval, Magnus Shipinski, Olivia Shipinski, Dounia Timejardine-Zomeño, Michael Uyeda-Ansari, Da’Nyla Walker, Isabella Wernsing, Divina Zamudio, Roy Zuniga
  • Assistant Producer: Magnus Shipinski
  • Assistant Director: Jess Didani
  • Dance Captains: Jade Guzman, Olivia Shipinski

"9 to 5: The Musical" | Crew

  • Stage Manager: Joey Goff
  • Assistant Stage Manager: Lizbeth Serrano
  • Sound: Jacob Laufer, Kevin Ramirez-Gonzalez, Toni Nuñez
  • Lights: Olivia Dombeck, Caty Vega
  • Spotlight: Joaquin Aguilar, Francisco Aguilar, Lyla Esparza
  • Run Crew: Sananda Shyamkumar, Jestin Nieto-Brown, Jacob Peralta, Danielle Mihalo, Kristina Gazivoda, Kathleen Castillo, Robert Konrath, Preston Morris, Xiomara Nieto, Jamie Boch
  • Stage Crew: Cisco Aguilar, Joaquin Aguilar, Dan Barajas, Emilio Barajas, Jamie Boch, Bella Butler, Mya Calderon, Kathleen Castillo, Marsh Covarrubias, Ace Cruz, Uriel Delgado, Olivia Dombek, Lyla Esparza, Kristina Gazivoda, Joevan Guerrero, Mark Javier, Robert Konrath, Jacob Laufer, Danielle Mihalo, Izabella Molina, Lundin Morris, Alex Musiał, Kamil Musiał, Xiomara Nieto, Jestin Nieto-Brown, Toni Rosario-Nuñez, Jacob Peralta, Kevin Ramirez-Gonzalez, Sananda Shyamkumar, Caty Vega, Joe Viola
  • Projections: Lety Vega, Izabella Molina

"9 to 5: The Musical" | Pit Orchestra

Sam Castellano, Ajani Dean-DeJesus, Uriel Delgado, Nathan Gillett, Daniel Guerra, Ava Hoveke, Carnell Isom, Alessandra Lopez, Suzy Lundin, Adam Morales, Alex Morales, Alex Musiał, Kamil Musiał, George Perez, Samuel Perez, Diego Reyes, Jaya Rivera, Sophia Rodriguez, Angela Roxas, Natalia Solis, Ervin Vasquez, Joe Viola