The Actorsingers

Presenting Community Theatre since 1955

Youth Ensemble in The Music Man

Elzashira "Shira" Welin Grossman makes her onstage debut in the Youth Ensemble in The Music Man!

Last summer Shira attended Camp Runoia in Maine. “I participated in a play written by camp staff as the personification of “Age” and I had so much fun. After that taste of theatre I wanted to try out for a show and The Music Man was one I knew and loved.”  Shira was very excited to see her name when the cast list was posted.

How does Shira connect with her character? “I am part of the ensemble, and I’m one of the kids in the town.  I like hanging around with the other town kids just like I like hanging around with my friends.”

What was Shira’s earliest theatre memory? “When I was 4 years old, I got to go back stage and see the “Beast” before and after his make-up. I also remember the long staircase in that production of Beauty and the Beast. ”

Shira enjoys playing with friends, gymnastics, turning cartwheels, violin, skiing, dance, and reading.

Posted by Evelynn Decker Wednesday, April 30, 2014 4:58:00 PM Categories: In the Spotlight