Anthony Monteleone is a junior at Campbell County High School and is proud to be directing an upcoming student play named “The Fancy Hat Family.”
This 45-page script is humorous, but also follows a plot that is meaningful, he said, focusing on a younger man who often converses with a ghost, Charlie, on forming a cult.
Monteleone was inspired to write this piece following the State Drama Competition. It took him about three months to complete before presenting the script to his theater class, where students raved about it, he said. Monteleone was approached about producing and directing the play, and he gladly accepted the offer.
The play itself is estimated to last about 45 minutes and up to 125 people, per social distancing guidelines, will be able to see the play in person at Campbell County High School on Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. It will also be available to watch virtually on YouTube following the live performances.