Pianist Priscilia de Mita plays along during a choral practice with the cast.
Musical Director William Kast leads the cast in song. “Make sure it’s a crescendo,” he tells them.
Director Alyssa Rubin and costumer Tiffany Yu take a brief moment to confer.
Yu examines potential costume pieces for the show.
Robert Gioiosa (Jesus) practices a solo dance.
Soloist Connor Baker and the rest of the cast perform “We Beseech Thee,” a song from the show’s second act.
Jenna George (ensemble) takes a break from dancing.
The cast works with choreographer Gracie Strickert on “We Beseech Thee.”
Strickert watches the cast perform her choreography. “Choreography in musical theater means a lot to me and I think it’s often pushed aside,” she later said.
The cast dances together.
On November 14, I got a behind-the-scenes look at the making of NU Stage’s production of “Godspell,” which opens December 2. NU Stage is Northeastern University’s student-run musical theater group. Check it out!