McLean Student Appears in “Luck, Be A Lady” at Landon Middle

McLean Student Appears in “Luck, Be A Lady” at Landon Middle

Landon Middle School, in collaboration with Holton Arms Middle School, has produced a one-hour, middle school age-appropriate version of the musical Guys and Dolls, Friday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. at Landon School's Performing Arts Center.


“Gamblers” from Landon are, from left: Will King (Benny Southstreet), Chris Duplessie (Angie the Ox) , Trey Armstrong (Nicely Nicely Johnson), Cecil Walks (Big Jule), Mark Little (Mission Man), August Matthews (Waiter), Michael Berkowitz (Sky Masterson) will appear in a joint production of “Guys and Dolls” with Holton Arms Middle School.

“Guys and Dolls” was directed by Landon Middle School English teacher and Drama Instructor Fred Zirm. The musical director is Landon's Upper School choral teacher, Tad Cavuoti. There were 50 middle school students in the musical production who live in the greater Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia area.

The lead cast includes Michael Berkowitz (Sky Masterson) of McLean; Samantha Noland (Miss Adelaide) of Silver Spring; Evan Moses (Nathan Detroit) of Washington, D.C.; Soleine Fechter (Sarah Brown) of Potomac; Trey Armstrong (Nicely Nicely Johnson) of Potomac; Romney Rose (Arvide Abernathy) of Falls Church; Cecil Walks (Big Jule) of Potomac; Sam Hanson (Harry the Horse) of Washington, D.C.; Will King (Benny Southstreet) of Bethesda; and Ramin Zarfeshan (Rusty Charlie) of Rockville.