Musicals previewed

Cast members representing Avonworth’s and Northgate’s upcoming spring musicals treated an overflow audience to previews of their shows last Saturday at the Memorial Park Presbyterian Church in McCandless Township. Lucas McDonald and Emily Tyler (Pictured at front above) sang “Piddle, Twiddle, and Resolve” from Avonworth’s production of “1776.” Shortly after, Abigail Dougherty and Ian Thompson (Pictured at rear) presented “Ten Minutes Ago” from Northgate’s version of “Cinderella.”In all, 10 schools were involved in the program titled, “Twilight Night -- a Starry Preview of High School Musicals.” This was the second year for the event, which benefits the North Hills Food Pantry.