Curtain Call

“Another Opn’in,’ Another Show,” from ‘Kiss Me Kate’ written by Cole Porter, was directed by Sam Hoffman and featured many of our talented vocalists.
“Another Opn’in,’ Another Show,” from ‘Kiss Me Kate’ written by Cole Porter, was directed by Sam Hoffman and featured many of our talented vocalists.
ITS Co-Advisor Steven Altinel (at podium) introduces current ITS officers left to right: Keara Shea, April Carmine, Lauren Giglio, Marco Chiriboga, and Sam Hoffman. Co-Advisor Susan Radin is seated at end.
ITS Co-Advisor Steven Altinel (at podium) introduces current ITS officers left to right: Keara Shea, April Carmine, Lauren Giglio, Marco Chiriboga, and Sam Hoffman. Co-Advisor Susan Radin is seated at end.
Susan Radin presents graduation robe cords to her seniors and gets a hug from outgoing president Sam Hoffman as Lauren Giglio waits her turn.
Susan Radin presents graduation robe cords to her seniors and gets a hug from outgoing president Sam Hoffman as Lauren Giglio waits her turn.

Walt Whitman’s thespians enjoyed a moment of special tribute recently as they were recognized and inducted into the International Thespian Society. We congratulate these new inductees and their advisors, Mrs. Susan Radin, and Mr. Steven Altinel, and thank them for epitomizing the characteristics of leadership, scholarship, character, and service.

The evening, dubbed ‘Curtain Call,’ featured a dozen short performances most of which were written and directed by Whitman’s finest and all performed by our best thespian talent. Thank you to our actors: Heather Aadal, Yagmur Aykanat, Ifedayo Balogun, Samantha Carey, April Carmine, Amy Chan, Marco Chiriboga, Juliana Chiriboga, Kade Clark, Sarah Clopper, Nicole DeMartino, Katlyn Donahue, Max Fisher, Janna Garden, Lauren Giglio, Shadae Graham, Samuel Hoffman, Liora Hyman, Patrec Alexander Jones-Brown, Melissa Konakli, Nathaniel McNally, Jeanine McNulty, Max Morris, Josh Muellers, Shealyn Naughton, Taninna Oukacine, Tyler Phelan, Sebastian Rosa, Samantha Ruotolo, Brandon Scott, Juliana Sgaraglio, Keara Shea, Alexander Siegel, and Deanna Tabibzada.

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The officers and advisors of the International Thespian Society troupe #5684 would like to congratulate and welcome the following students into our society with the following distinctions: Yagmur Aykanat - 1-Star Thespian, Samantha Carey - 3-Star Thespian, Juliana Chiriboga - 2-Star Thespian, Sarah Clopper - 5-Star Honor Thespian, Nicole DeMartino - 1-Star Thespian, Janna Garden - 1-Star Thespian, Josh Muellers - 6-Star Honor Thespian, Tyler Phelan - 5-Star Honor Thespian, Sebastian Rosa - 1-Star Thespian, and Juliana Sgaraglio - 2-Star Thespian.

And congratulations to the new officers of the 2017-2018 school year:

President - Marco Chirboga

Vice President - April Carmine

Secretary - Tyler Phelan

Treasurer - Max Morris

Publicist - Max Fisher

The evening would not have been possible without the tremendous support from the following: ITS Advisors- Susan Radin, and Steven Altinel; Lamplighters Advisors- Samantha Ahrens, and Kelsey Rice.  ITS President- Sam Hoffman; Vice President- Marco Chiriboga; Secretary- Lauren Giglio; Treasurer- April Carmine; Clerk- Keara Shea; Pit Conductor- Paige Tortorice; Stage Manager- Mollie Korn; Asst. Stage Managers- Victoria Vasta, Caleb Thompson, Sarah Nace, and Joshua Berger; Lighting Designer- Esteban Lopez; Program- Marco Chiriboga; Backstage Crew- Daniel Abbruzzese, Chris Corallo, Darren Bentler, Deepti  Khaira, Casey Iannuzzi; Lighting Crew- Kayla Andrews, Annelise Campo, Leanna Vergis; Sound Crew- Carl Constable; Hair and Makeup Design- Leila Ozkiral; Pit- Jaycee Cardoso, Matt Cusumano, Max Eidinoff, Sarah Heath, Matt Kaputa, Jillian Leydon, Tyler Malone, Kentaro  Matsushima,  Brenda  Mendez,  Katie  Miata, Nick Miata, Alyssa Morisco, Megan Neuman, Isaac Renderos, Kaitlyn Riha, Logan Slansky, Lily Soares, and Sarah Tabibzada.