Shady Side Academy seventh grader Jack Engel is currently performing in the cast of the Pittsburgh CLO's production of The Full Monty, which is playing at the Bendum Center in downtown Pittsburgh through July 15. The only child in the cast, Jack plays the role of Nathan Lukowski, the son of one of the lead male roles.
This is Engel's second CLO performance after making his debut in A Musical Christmas Carol in December 2017. He also previously appeared in Opera Theater Pittsburgh's The Magic Flute and Act One Theater School's Honk. At Shady Side, he played John in the Middle School winter musical Peter Pan Jr. last March. He is also a student at the CLO Academy.
The CLO's show description for The Full Monty reads: After watching their wives revel in a bit of manly mischief during a "Girls' Night Out," six unemployed steel workers from Buffalo decide to go buff to pay their bills and get much more than they bargained for! Out of shape and out of step, can these unlikely performers pull it off when they decide to take it all off? Watch as these macho men develop meaningful friendships, take charge of their lives and overcome fear to become the most unlikely group of exotic dancers in history. Based on the Oscar-nominated film, this 10-time Tony Award® nominee features a catchy pop score that will have you tapping your toes and rolling with laughter! Come see what the Los Angeles Times calls "a slam-dunk musical sensation!"
Learn more and buy tickets. Note: This show contains adult content that may be inappropriate for children under 13.