Western Wayne to Host Open Mic Night Friday, Jan. 19

Western Wayne’s newly formed drama club called Wildcat Curtain Call invites the public to join them for an Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 19, in the Western Wayne High School Cafeteria located at 1970A Easton Turnpike, Lake Ariel, PA 18436.

Admission is free!

The show will be a family-friendly event with Masters of Ceremonies junior Lindsey Karwacki and sophomore Honour Shaffer. The show will feature songs by a Fife and Drum Corp. led by Western Wayne senior John Kear, who was recently recognized as an Artist of the Week on WVIA.

Other acts include a comedy piece by eighth grade student Nick Valentin titled “American Airlines” along with a performance of the famous Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s on First” routine by Nick and senior Schuyler Chumard.

The night will also feature a variety of musical selections. There will be featured soloists including Laurel Frable, “Sick of Losing Soulmates;” Sam Clemens, “All Star;” Lily Visceglia, “Don’t Rain on My Parade;” R.J. Clemens, “For Forever;” and Ty Alpaugh, “Somewhere That’s Green”.

Junior Emily Barone with play flute for one performance along with singing “Titanium” as a duet with friend and classmate Lily Visceglia. Sophomore Becca King will play harmonica. Sam Pritzlaff and John Kear will entertain the crowd with a duet of the Beatles’ classic “If I Fell” and to end the evening sophomore Andie Solimine will sing “Carry On my Wayward Son” while accompanying herself on acoustic guitar.

The students will also perform group numbers that include: “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” and “Seasons of Love.”

“We are very excited to get the community out to see these talented Western Wayne students,” Tori Clemens, president of the Western Wayne Drama Parents, said. “We look forward to seeing them shine on Friday night along with raising some money to support our drama club students.”

The Drama Parents Club will be selling a variety of treats at the free admission event this evening. There will be coffee, tea, and bottled water along with a variety of sweet treats and snacks available for sale.

“The event will feel like a coffee house,” Clemens said. “We want everyone to feel at home during the performances.”

Pictured are some of the members of Western Wayne’s Drama Club who will be part of the free admission Open Mic Night taking place tonight at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. From left, standing: Honour Shaffer, Lindsey Karwacki, and Andie Solimine. From left, kneeling: John Kear and Lily Visceglia. The event is open to the public.

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