Last year’s Varsity Show featured Alexander Hamilton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Shreyas Manohar CC’18 running across the stage in a diaper. We’re expecting nothing less from the 123rd edition of this age-old performaning tradition.
A lil’ history for those new at Barnumbia: The Varsity Show is a yearly play put on at the end of the school year. Originally founded in the late-1800s as a fundraiser for the varsity athletic department, it rarely includes any members of the sports teams nowadays. Satire, jokes, and witticisms about various members within CU’s administration are the norm (even as those same members watch on from the front row).
It’s also a pretty big deal, yet only a select few are chosen each year to be a part of the inner squad. This morning, the chosen ones for the 123rd Varsity Show were announced on the group’s Facebook page.
Introducing the cast of the 123rd Varsity Show
Francisco Alvidrez CC ’19
India Beer BC ’20
Bernadette Bridges CC ’19
Xander Browne CC ’19 (V122)
Julia Dooley BC ’20
Harrison Gale BC ’20
Rachel Greenfeld BC ’19 (V122)
Jacob Kaplan CC ’20
Joel-Isaac Musoki CC ’20
Gus O'Connor CC ’20
Jamie Gore Pawlik BC ’17
Tom Phelan CC ’20
Lauren Wilmore BC ’20
Members of the Creative Team have already been announced, but in case you needed a reminder:
Director: Kyle Marshall CC ’17
Producers: Rachel Andres BC ’19, Alana Koenig BC ’18
Writers: Amelia Arnold BC ’17, Mark Lerner CC ’18
Composers: Simon Broucke CC ’19, Max Gumbel CC ’18
Choreographer: Annie Block CC ’19
Design Lead/Lighting Designer: Oliver Konkel SEAS ’17
Stage Manager: Jackie Napolitano SEAS ’19
Theories about the plot of this year’s Varsity Show? Can’t wait until May to discuss them? Talk about them down below in the comments, on Twitter, or Snapchat them to us @CUSpectrum.
Updated Sunday Dec. 4, 2016 10:32 a.m.