Grace’s costumes in Singin’ in the Rain


My daughter Grace is a Freshman in High School and has fallen in love with singing, dancing, and acting in Drama.  She is currently (as I type) at the cast party for Drama’s production Singing in the Rain….the last performance was this afternoon.   Rich and I went last night to see it with my parents, and Jacob, Ethan, David, Caleb, Seth, and Sarah.  Grace’s friends Ethan and Erinn also came (we filled up a row).

Grace didn’t have any speaking parts but she was in several dance numbers and Mom and I greatly admired her in the many beautiful dresses she got to wear.

In black:



In black sequins, clutching the arm of a gent;





Red dress, long gloves, and fancy white hat;




Black dress with swirly white stripes:




Red sequins (she’s on the far right) in the song and dance number “What’s Wrong with me?” sung by Lina Lamont.





(looking at camera)




And, blue with white dots;





a black pony tail holder around her wrist and a bright happy smile on her pretty face;





They did such a good job, we loved the performance.  It was very entertaining and we felt proud of Grace and her friends.  They’ve been practicing long hard hours for so many months.  Grace especially struggled with tap dance, but she finally learned the steps.  Well done, Grace!


Here she is after the show, with her Grandpa, Grandma, and little sister.

And flowers from her Dad.


Oh, and by the way she did all this after seriously jamming her ring finger playing catch with her brothers a few hours beforehand….it caused her to almost pass out at the ball field, she lost her vision and was so weak she had to lay with her head on my lap while her Dad went to get food and drink (she had also skipped breakfast).  Someone at drama had to cut the ring off her finger and today her poor finger is black and blue and swollen almost twice the size as her other one.  She’s a trooper.  xoxoxo