Sticks & Stones, which adapts the Biblical story of David and his triumph over Goliath to address the issue of teen bullying, will star Joshua Colley, George Salazar, Mykal Kilgore and Audra McDonald. Livestream premier October 16 and available through October 20.
The cast will also feature Gabriella Gonzalez as Zeruiah, Cassie Donegan as Abigail, Jackson Hurt as Eliab, Dylan Bivings as Abinadab, Drew Elhamalawy as Shimea, James Ignacio as Nethanel, Marcus M. Martin as Raddai, Chase Tucker as Ozem, and Delaney Horton as The Traveler.
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Sticks & Stones was written by Grammy- and Emmy-winning composer and conductor John McDaniel (Grease, Annie Get Your Gun) and lyricist/librettist Scott Logsdon (Les Misérables, Fabulously Fake: The Real Life of Kenneth J. Lane)
The ensemble, which represents 34 states, will feature Ry Albinus, Callie Altepeter, Jorge Amador, Nathan Ancheta, Cameron Aragon, Jonah Barricklo, Aubri Bartholomew, Xander Benton, Daisy Bishop, Trejah Bostic, Anika Braganza, Brianna Bryan, Nayali Cabrera, Xhenet Capani, Hannah Carter, Shannon Cheong, Sy Chounchaisit, Hannah Clark, Carly Clo, Ariella Cohn, Holly Connor, Diego Cortez, Ross Coughlin, Olivia Grace Culp, Coleman Cummings, Shanelle Darlene, Joshua Davis, Valeria Di Babbo, Madison Eckerson, Megan Edelstein, Emily Escobar, Derek Etter, Zach Fluegel, Anthony Garcia, Javier Garcia, Allyson Gishi, Luis Gonzalez, Abby Gordon, Eli Gottsegen, Leland Hao, Riley Henderson, Treston Henderson, Isaac Holland, Tatum Hopkins, Anya Jiménez, Tiana Jung, Emma Kathryn, Jesamine Katzman, Mai Kawamura, Amy Keum, Jaedynn Latter, Kenny Lee, Timothy Lee, David Gabriel Lerner, Jacob Lesko, Mateo Lizcano, Andrea Mantilla, Katie Marcelino, Chad Marge, Kelsey Marshall, Maggie McAuliffe, Daniel Mejil, Charles Mayhew Miller, Caleb Mitchell, Gustavo Molina, Kyle Morales, Megan O’Donnell, Isa Peña, Ella Perez, David Benjamin Perry, Arthur Peterson, Cameron Plarske, Luana Psaros, Anthony Reed, Sara Romanello, Rosie Sanchez Rossi, Gilberto Saenz, Carter Skyers, Malynne Smith, Kira Stevens, Aaron Stone, Kaleb Stone, Alecsys Proctor Turner, Sophia Vanella, Aingea Venuto, Bella Villanueva, Kai Wang, Alex Werthauer, Aubrie Westmaas and Kaila Wooten.
The international voices of the ensemble are represented by Martina Andrea (Chile), Sam Araneta (Philippines), Dani Atherton (Australia), Isadora Bonuma (Brazil), Georgia Chalfon (Australia), Arianna Cervo (Italy), Kate Cullen (Ireland), Laura Giménez (Spain), James Hunter (New Zealand), Jannik Horlitz (Germany), Janayah (New Zealand), Matthew Nolan (Ireland) and Annabelle Shania (Indonesia).
The finale will include special appearances by actors who have been involved in the growth and presentations of the show: Mitch Beard, Amelia Bryant, Brooke Bucher, Tyler Evick, Sierra Fermin, Alex Fetzko, Darian Goulding, Adelaide Grace, Bobby Guenther, Shannon Hegarty, Bobby Hogan, Allison Kalfas, Tori Kocher, Max Komisar, Anna Lasley, Ava Locknar, Alexa Neilen, Emma Oesch, Kylan Ritchie, Mason Risser, Christian Sandelin, Bennett Scott and Darci Wantiez.