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Little Miss Sunshine

“Little Miss Sunshine,” a delightful and heartwarming musical comedy adapted by James Lapine, is based on the 2006 Academy Award-nominated film of the same name. The play follows the quirky and endearing Hoover family as they embark on a cross-country road trip in their iconic yellow Volkswagen bus, pursuing young Olive’s dream of competing in the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant. With a catchy and poignant score by composer William Finn, the musical explores themes of love, resilience, and the importance of embracing life’s imperfections. As the Hoover family confronts their own flaws and insecurities, audiences are treated to a touching and often hilarious journey that showcases the power of unity and support.


Character(s) Actor(s)
Olive Hoover Alsea Gallagher, Nuala Gallagher
Richard Hoover Jimmy Alexander
Sheryl Hoover Jessica Alexander
Grandpa Andy Nance
Dwayne Hoover Austin Fields, Drew Fitzgerald
Uncle Frank Clay Mitchell
Larry Sugarman/Buddy Dean Gardner/Doctor Cameron Kirkland
Linda/Miss California Ella Escamilla, Malia Jaffe
Joshua Rose/Kirby/Funeral Home Worker Bryce Esposito
Bridget/Mean Girl Evelyn George
Tracee/Mean Girl Ella Adornetti
D'borah/Mean Girl Luna Higginbottom
Chelsea/Mean Girl Lucy Farrow


Title(s) Member(s)
Director Missy Schmotzer
Music Director Lisa Lockhart
Stage Manager Hannah McCowan
Assistant Stage Manager Molly Farrow
Technical Director Tyler Hammond
Scenic Designer Rob O'Leary
Shop Foreman Dom Grasso
Scenic Painter Nancy Grasso
Sound Designer Bradley Cooper
Lighting Designer Tyler Hammond
Props Master Ashley Taylor
Costume Designer Cathy O'Brien
Board Operator Francesca Bellavista

Cast: 16  Crew: 13  Total: 29