The Wizard of Oz (RSC 1987) - May 06 - May 08, 2022

Parrish Community High School


It has taken a village to produce Parrish Community High School's first full length musical. PCHS Theatre is grateful for the many people who contributed to providing this opportunity for our amazing students to shine.



Thank You,



PCHS Administrators: Principal Craig Little, and Assistant Principals Paul Champagne, Melissa Gagnon and Jillian Beiber for supporting our program and making arrangements for three months of auditorium use. In addition, thank you, Mr. Champagne, for programming all lights and sounds and also playing in our orchestra.


PCHS Fine Arts Department Chair and Director of Bands Kendall Carrier, and choral, orchestra and dance teachers Kerrie Carrier and Jessie Chiang, for putting in so much time and work directing, teaching, and being part of our orchestra. You are a blessing of a team. 


Faculty & Staff: Bailey Lovesky, Stacie Nelson, Susan Grainger, Erin Lisch, Christopher Scardino, Lisa Fehling, Ms. Courtney Lancaster, Kris Townsley, Irmarie Cassaine and Jessica Kretkowski for your donations, coordination, and work.


Parent/Community Volunteers: Ashley Carlton, Nora Jacoby, Deanna Osborne, Donna Bolton, Ginger Mentzer, Shawntel Carlton, Karen Aitken-Smoot, Tanya Woelfel, Becky Cummings, and Michelle Vondran for donations, cast meals and snacks, and working the lobby.


Harvey Elementary School's Sarah Johnston for directing our munchkin choir.


PCHS Football Boosters for providing our opening night cast meal. 


Braden River High School for loaning audio equipment. 


The Bradenton Dream Center/Bayside Community Church for loaning stage draping.


Our Stellar Custodial Staff for their hard work and support of crazy requests.


All Parents & Guardians for supporting your talented children's commitment with countless hours of support, rearranging of plans, rides and more.


Jose & Elizabeth Peña for all your support, making flowers and giving us our Toto.


A special note to our cast graduating seniors, Julianna Lugo, Hannah Newman, and Kali MacDonald - Your talent, work ethic, leadership and commitment to PCHS Theatre has been outstanding. You will be missed, though we are excited for the adventures that await you.


To the cast and crew of The Wizard of Oz, I am so very proud of you each. Congratulations on this journey of producing this historic show for PCHS Theatre with great talent, character, and teamwork. Bravo! 


With my sincerest gratitude,                                        

Olga Peña 


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