STONEHAM, MA - Stoneham High School is gearing up for it’s 84th Carnival Ball. The longstanding Stoneham tradition will be held on Friday March 15th at 3:15 pm and again on Saturday, March 16th at 7:00 pm.
The theme for this show is “Classic TV.” “We are going to explore television before reality, when it was fun,” said Brianne Morse who, along with Alec Kheboain, will be the Mistress and Master of Ceremonies. “We are really concentrating on TV from the 60’s to the 90’s,” adds Kheboian, “the classics, you’ll know every show.”
Chosen to perform this year from a long list of auditions are Brian Cronin with a piano piece, Sarah Law singing and playing the guitar, a vocal group comprised of Amanda Collier, Zoey Michaels, Miranda Degen-Portnoy and Alex Flammia as well as Ben Doucette, Jakob Michaels & Max Mullowney performing one of the most recognizable TV theme songs.
The Concert Band and Jazz Band under the direction of Mr. Ed Grammer and the Spartan chorale directed by Mr. Bob Lague will add their selections.
The four student classes will add to the comedic portion of the show, as well as special performances by the Drama Club and the Stoneham High School Faculty.
Ben Allen and Sydney Clapp were selected as the King and Queen, an institution unbroken dating back to 1927.
As always, the highlight of Carnival Ball will be the Senior Waltz performed by the King, Queen and the Royal Court comprised of ushers Francis Sparco, Sean Bryan, Alex Brown, Brian Cronin, Austin Bryan, Caden Byrne, Max Mullowney, Brogan Calkins, Michelangelo Coppola and William Butts. The attendants are Cara Fuccillo, Jessica Schores, Julie James, Aiko Laski, Alexandra Kruse, Morgan Havican, Junko Yamazaki, Shannon Hardy, Allison Mahoney and Emily Allard.
Tickets are on sale at Stoneham High School. Ticket prices are $5.00 for the Friday matinee and $10.00 for Saturday evening.