High School Musical - April 29 - May 01, 2021

Manalpan High School Theater

 Who's Who 

  • Brendan O'Brien head shot

    Brendan O'Brien

    as Troy Bolton

    Brendan, a junior,  is beyond excited to act in his third Manalapan High School live production; his biggest role yet! In his sophomore year, he performed in Noises Off! as Freddie and in Mamma Mia as Sky. In High School Musical, he has had a great time learning, practicing, and spending time with his friends in the cast and crew, both old and new. Brendan is grateful for his parents, all three of his siblings, and his grandparents for their support of him throughout the show, as well as his kind and encouraging friends. He is also thankful for the wonderful and dedicated cast and crew who make this show not only possible, but exceptional. Finally, he thanks Ms. Colonna, Ms. Cohen, Mr. Glenn, Mr. Maunez, Mr. Maniaci, and Mr. Ciraulo for their excruciating effort to organize and supervise the production. Let's see if Brendan can get his head in the game!

  • Amanda Lim head shot

    Amanda Lim

    as Gabriella Montez

    Amanda, a junior, is extremely thrilled to perform in High School Musical, as this is her first production at Manalapan High School! Through her excitement, dedication, and hard work, Amanda is looking forward to playing the role of Gabriella. She is beyond grateful for the encouragement and support she has received from her friends and family, especially her parents. Also, she would like to thank the cast and crew for welcoming her into a loving and uplifting community. Lastly, Amanda expresses her appreciation to Ms. Colonna, Ms. Cohen, Mr. Maunez, Mr. Glenn, and Mr. Ciraulo for guiding her through her first show and inspiring her to reach her potential. She will always treasure the memories and friendships that she has made through this unforgettable experience. To her cast and crew: Amanda thanks you for being so motivating and supportive of her. She wishes everyone the best and to break a leg!

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