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Brewster HS cast of 'Footloose' gets shoutout from Kevin Bacon on Instagram

A teacher at the high school knew someone who knew someone who knew Kevin Bacon and arranged for a personalized message to be sent to the cast.

News 12 Staff

Mar 25, 2022, 12:05 AM

Updated 819 days ago

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The Brewster High School cast of "Footloose" got a special shoutout from the movie's star - the one and only Kevin Bacon.
The game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon jokes everyone is all distantly connected somehow to Kevin Bacon. The students at Brewster High School proved its validity recently.
A teacher at the high school knew someone who knew someone who knew Kevin Bacon and arranged for a personalized message to be sent to the cast.
Junior Lucas Bertone plays the role of Ren McCormack, the role Kevin Bacon made famous.
"I tried to adopt the mannerisms and attitude, but I also tried to make it my own," says Bertone.
The staff was just as excited by the students
"I grew up loving 'Footloose' - definitely one of my all-time favorites. And who didn't have a crush on Kevin Bacon?" said "Footloose" director Nikki Sanders Siriani.
Since the video has been circulating on social media, ticket sales have soared for the production.
Check out the production this weekend. Tickets can be bought for $15.




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