The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Book by Joe Tracz

Music & Lyrics Rob Rokicki

Adapted from the book

The Lightning Thief  by Rick Riordan


Produced by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals (

Director: Jay Berkow

Choreographer: Jessica Thompson

Associate Choreographer: Kalyse Connor

Music Director: Matthew Shabala

Costume Designer: Taylor Matthews

Sound Designer: Liv Farley

Scenic Designer: Megan Myers

Lighting Designer: Benjamin Arnett

Stage Manager: Emma Belew


Percy: Chris Graham

Annabeth: True Chin Parker

Grover: Tommy Glodo

Sally/Oracle: Sophia Bellefeuille

Chiron/Newscaster: Mason Gratton

Mr D/Hades: Aniya Thompson

Luke/Squirrel/Elvis: Teddy Huff

Clarisse/Charon: Lilly McKinnon

Auntie Em/Silena/Thalia: Keeley Robinson

Mrs. Dodds/Katie/Janis Joplin: Nikita Jackson

Gabe/Ares: Zach Gonzalez

Poseidon/Farmer: Brandt Trotter



Riley Bannister

Maile Beck

Jake Reinstein

Orion Vandenberg


Assistant Director: Janay Moncrief 

Assistant Stage Manager: Lauren Myers 

Costumer: Julia Kosanovich

Stitchers: True Chin-Parker, Alex Damm, Molly Lewis, Micaela Johnson

Fight Direction: Tommy Glodo

Costume Run Crew Head: Molly Lewis

Costumer Run Crew: Charles St. George, Sylvia Stephens

Specialty Wig Stylist: Garrylee McCormick

Light Board Operator: Lily Bashara

Run Crew: Jamie Laport

Prop Master: Audrey Way

Technical Director: Patrick Niemi

Cultural Competency Coordinator: Connar Klock

Movement Coach/Intimacy Director: Elizabeth Terrel 


Conductor: Matthew Shabala

Guitar: David Szczepanik

Drums: Dave VanHaren and Parker Freeman


Maile Beck (Swing): is a sophomore from Oconomowoc, WI. Previous Credits: Donna, Mamma Mia!; Julia, The Wedding Singer. WMU Debut.

Sophia Bellefeuille (Sally/Oracle): is a senior from Los Angeles, CA. Previous Credits: Yvonne, Sunday in the Park with George; Stepmother, Into the Woods; Gynecia Understudy, Head Over Heels.

Riley Bannister (Swing): is a freshman from Columbus, OH. Previous Credits: Margo, Brightstar; Ariel, Footloose; Serena, Legally Blonde. WMU Debut. 

Tommy Glodo (Grover/Fight Direction): is a junior from Oak Lawn, IL. Previous Credits: Swing, Head Over Heels; Ram-heathers, Amos Hart-Chicago. WMU Debut.

Zach Gonzalez (Gabe/Ares): is a sophomore from Sauk Prairie, WI. Previous Credits: Bobby, Urinetown; Ensemble in West Side Story. WMU Debut.

Chris Graham (Percy Jackson): is a senior from Rochester, MI. Previous Credits: Jordan Berman, Significant Other; Brad Majors, Rocky Horror Picture Show; Lewis, Pippin.

Theodore Huff (Luke/Minotaur/Squirrel): is a junior from Traverse City, MI. Previous Credits: Into The Woods, The Old Man and the Old Moon.

Lilly McKinnon (Clarisse/Charon): is a junior from Bethesda, MD. Previous Credits: The Bee, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; Witch/Jack's Mother understudy, Into The Woods; Singer, Head Over Heels.

Janay Moncrief (Assistant Director): is a sophomore from Chicago, IL. Previous Credits: Audrey II, Little Shop of Horrors; Millie Dillmount, Thoroughly Modern Millie; Vocal Ensemble Swing, Head Over Heels.

Jake Reinstein (Swing): is a freshman from Battle Creek, MI. Previous Credits: Cinderella's Prince, Into the Woods; Buddy the Elf, Elf Jr; Action, West Side Story. WMU Debut.

Keeley Robonson (Auntie Em/Silena/Thalia): is a junior from Vermontville, MI. Previous Credits: Elizabeth Sawyer, Witch.

Nikita Rose (Mrs. Dodds/Katie/Janis Joplin): is a sophomore from Shelbyville, MI. Previous Credits: Muse, Emilia.

Aniya Thompson (Mr. D/Hades): is a sophomore from Chicago, IL. Previous Credits: Nehebka, Aida; Ouiser Boudreaux, Steel Magnolias; Mrs. Peacock, Clue: On Stage. WMU Debut.

Brandt Trotter (Poseidon/Farmer): is a sophomore from Mason, MI. Previous Credits: Harry Bright, Mamma Mia! The Musical; Colonel Mustard, Clue. WMU Debut.

Orion Vandenberg (Swing): is a freshman from Byron Center, MI. Previous Credits: Ms. Trunchbull, Matilda; Narrator/Mysterious Man, Into the Woods; Wadsworth, Clue. WMU Debut.


Act I

"Prologue/The Day I Got Expelled" - Percy, Mr. Brunner, Mrs. Dodds, Grover and Company

"Strong" - Sally and Percy

"The Minotaur/The Weirdest Dream" - Percy, Sally, Grover and Company

"Another Terrible Day" - Mr. D

"Their Sign" - Chiron, Percy and Luke

"Put You in Your Place" - Clarisse, Annabeth, Percy and Company

"The Campfire Song" - Luke, Annabeth, Percy, Grover, Katie, Silena, Chiron and Campers

"The Oracle" - Oracle and Ensemble

"Good Kid" -  Percy and Company

"Killer Quest!" - Percy, Grover, Annabeth and Company



Act II

"Lost!" - Percy, Annabeth and Grover

"My Grand Plan" - Annabeth

"Drive" - Grover, Annabeth, Percy, Ares and Company

"The Weirdest Dream" (Reprise) - Percy

"The Tree on the Hill" - Grover, Thalia, Annabeth, Luke, Percy and Company

"D.O.A." - Charon and Company

"Son of Poseidon" - Percy, Ares, Annabeth, Grover, Sally and Company

"The Last Day of Summer" - Percy, Luke, Annabeth and Company

"Bring on the Monsters" - Percy, Annabeth, Grover, Clarisse, Chiron, Silena and Company



There will be a 10-minute intermission.

Photography or video of any kind is prohibited by law.

Intense strobe lights, haze, and thunder are used in this production.

The show is close contact between the audience and the performers.


Special thanks to our donors for their endless support!


Featuring the work of guest director, Mildred Ruiz-Sapp

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