Award-Winning Actor Returns to MSYT

Godspell, Main Street Youth Theatre’s upcoming musical, stars Ellie Lentz in the supporting role of Judas. Lentz has starred in other recent MSYT productions, including This is Our Story: MSYT 20th Anniversary Celebration and The Wizard of Oz. She most recently starred as Sharpay Evans in MSYT’s production of High School Musical On Stage summer 2019.

Career Highlights

  • 2019 ISCA Regional Youth Performing Arts-1st Place.

Creds include: The Outsiders, High School Musical, Sound Of Music, Grease, Evita, Wizard of Oz, The Music Man, Annie, Music of The Night, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Addams Family, Guys & Dolls, The Miracle Worker and Mary Poppins. She has performed in multiple cities with Broadway Dreams, completed SCGSA summer programs and is the vocalist for the Jr Jazz Foundation.

Godspell Lead is No Stranger to MSYT

Godspell, Main Street Youth Theatre’s upcoming musical, stars Grant Grace in the lead role of Jesus. Grace has acted in other recent MSYT productions, including Grease and The Wizard of Oz. He most recently directed MSYT’s production of Mulan Jr. in February.

“Grant is humbled to be portraying Jesus in Godspell. He would like to thank his family for their constant support in all of his endeavors, and to thank God for blessing him with the opportunity to be a part of this experience. Enjoy the show!”

-Grant Grace

Veteran Director Brings Wealth of Experience to Godspell

Godspell is coming to Main Street Youth Theatre in November, with Phil Harris in the Director’s chair. Most recently, Phil directed The Music Man for MSYT in 2017. Phil came to the Low County from the Washington, DC, suburbs where he directed over 30 shows and received Best Director of a Musical and Best Director of a Play among other awards.

Some of the favorite previous shows he has directed are:  Dark of the Moon (3 times!), Grease, South Pacific, The Foreigner, Big River, Monday After the Miracle, The Odd Couple (female version), Catch Me If You Can, Olympus on My Mind, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and Little Shop of Horrors.  This production is the 5th production of Godspell he’s worked on and the second he’s directed.

“Thanks to Main Street Youth Theatre for giving me the opportunity to once again tackle this wonderful show. It was a pleasure to work with the talented staff and cast on this show. Thank you all for welcoming me. Special thanks go to my supportive wife, Agnes for all your patience and love.”

– Phil Harris