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DIE FLEDERMAUS                                               Fall/2001

Libretto:  Richard Genne & Karl Haffner (Martin Trans)
Music: Johann Strauss II
September 28, 29, 30, October 5, 6, 7, 2001

Cast
Gabriel von Eisenstein     Michael Cavalieri
Rosalinde                          Amy Guevara
Adele                                 Priya Palekar
Ida                                      Lindsey Jager
Prince Orlofsky                 Miranda Crispin
Ivan                                   John D. Autore
Alfred                                Kevin Hanrahan
Dr. Falke                            Robert Ian Weintraub
Frank                                 Matthew Paustian
Dr. Blind                             Christopher Boggs
Frosh                                  Dale Dreyfoos

Stage Direction: Dale Dreyfoos
Music Direction: William Reber

 

GREASE
Book, Lyrics & Music: Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey  
November 16, 17, 18, 28, 30, December 1, 2, 2001

Cast (In Order of Appearance)
Miss Lynch                 Amanda Kuchinski
Patty Simcox             Erinjean Jewell
Eugene Florczyk       Christopher Ayres
Jan                             Gianna Lamanna
Marty                          Christyn M. Schroeder
Betty Rizzo                  Meigan Stack
Doody                       Matthew Sopha
Roger                        Jim Guy
Kenickle                    Tyler Parkinson
Sonny La Tierri           Ben Kennedy
Frenchy                     Brandi Bigley
Sandy Dumbrowski   Tina Pini
Danny Zuko              Danny Rosario
Vince Fontaine         Brandley Burt
Johnny Casino           Larry Ray
Cha Cha Gregorio    Carrie Oliver
Teen Angel                Chris Boggs

Stage Direction & Choreography:  Robbie Harper
Music Direction: Elizabeth Nantais

       
   

COSI FAN TUTTE                                                                             Spring/2002
Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
English Translation: Ruth and Thomas Martin
February 22*, 23, 24*, March 1, 2*, 3, 2002

Cast
Fiordiligi               Amanda Polychronis*       Gloria Martin
Dorabella            Kristin Dauphinais*             Elizabeth Maben
Despina               Priya Palekar*                     Jeanne Shubitz
Ferrando             Kevin Hanrahan
Guglielmo           Robert Ian Weintraub*      Michael Cavalieri
Don Alfonso        John Dooly*                        Matthew Paustian

Stage Direction: Dale Dreyfoos
Music Direction: William Reber

 

 

 

 

 

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Book & Lyrics: Howard Ashman
Music: Alan Menken
April 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, 2002

 

Cast
Seymour                        Christopher Ayres
Audrey II                        Larry Ray
Audrey                           Lindsey Jager
Orin Scrivello, D. D. S.   Tyler Parkinson
Mr. Mushnik                    Matthew Paustian
Female Reporter           Amanda Kuchinski
Ronnettes                       Lauren Chapman, Miranda Crispin
                                       Suzanne Emanuel, Erinjean Jewel
                                      Katherine M. Talley, Emma Loraine Tendick

Stage Direction: Graham Whitehead
Music Direction: Elizabeth Nantais                                            
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YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN                                   Fall/2002
Music & Lyrics: Clark Gesner

October 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13

Cast
Sally Brown          Brandi Bigley
Lucy Van Pelt      Lauren Chapman
Snoopy                 Ed Williams
Schroeder            Matthew Sopha
Charlie Brown      Christopher Boggs
Linus Van Pelt      Seth Bogner

Stage Direction:  Dale Dreyfoos
Music Direction: Christine Riley

 

 

 

 

 

Double Bill
DER KEISER VON ATLANTIS

Libretto:  Petr Kien
Music: Viktor Ullman
ktor Ullmann (1898-1944)/Peter Kien (1919-1944)
November 22*, 23, 24*, December 4, 6*, 7

Kaiser Überall              Robert Weintraub
The Loudspeaker        J. J. Johnson
Death                          Jeffrey L. Jones
Harlekin & Soldier       Kevin Hanrahan
The Girl                        Meigan Stack
The Drummer              Gloria Martin

THE MEDIUM
Libretto & Music: Gian Carlo Menotti

Monica                        Jamie Jordan*           Jeannie Shubitz
Toby                             Christopher Ayres      Chrisrtopher Boggs*
Madame Flora(Baba) Alexis B. Davis*          Brianna E. Krammer
Mrs. Gobineau             Amanda Kuchinski   Deborah Popham*
Mr. Gobineau              Jeffrey L. Jones
Mrs. Nolan                    Dévon Earls                Joanne Martens*

Stage Director: Gary Campbell
Music Director: (Der Kaiser) William Reber (The Medium) Nicholas Rossiser

 

 

XERXES                                                                                      Spring/2003
Libretto:  Silvio Stampiglia (Stephen Wadsworth, Trans)
Music: George Frideric Handel
February 28-March 9, 2003

Xerxes            Kristin Dauphinais
Arsamene     Alexis Davis
Romilda        Jamie Jordan            Priya Palekar
Atalanta       Kristin Jensen             Christyn Schroeder
Amastre         Elizabeth Maben
Elviro              Robbie Hutson
Ariodate        Jeffrey Jones

Stage Direction: Dale Dreyfoos
Music Direction: John Metz

 

 

A CHORUS LINE
Book:  James Kirkwood, Nicholas Dante (Concept: Michael Bennet)
Lyrics:  Edward Kleban
Music:  Marvin Hamlisch

Cassie               Erin Jean Jewell
Diana               Christyn Schroeder
Connie             Kristina Nagaran
Val                    Lauren Chapman
Sheila               Margo Pyne
Maggie            Suzanne Emanuel
Kristine              Jennifer Hintze
Judy                 Adrienne Turner
Bebe                Victoria Sanchez
Lora                  Jennifer Anaya
Mark                 Brandon Revard
Don                  Christopher Boggs
Greg                 Emilio Minto
Al                      Matthew Sopha
Paul                  Christopher Ayres
Bobby              Seth Bogner
Mike                 Kyle Mullins
Richie               Larry Ray
Zach                Danny Irvine

Stage Direction:  Graham Whitehead/Choreography: JoAnn Yeoman
Music Direction:  William Reber  & Christine Riley                                       
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Double Bill
DER SCHAUSPIELDIREKTOR
(The Impresario)                                                  Fall/2003
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto: Gottlieb Stephanie

October 3*, 4, 5*, 10, 11*, 12

Cast
Madame Heartfeldt         Susan Hurley            Magda Y. Silva*
Miss Silverstein                   Priya Palekar*          Jennifer Lindshield
Mr. Cash                            Kevin Hanrahan

Stage Direction: Dale Dreyfoos
Music Direction: Jesus David Camalich

RIDERS TO THE SEA
Music: Ralph Vaughan Williams Libretto: John Millington Synge

Cast
Maurya             Kristin Dauphinais*                    Brianna E. Krammer
Cathleen          Devon Elayne Earls-Bujdoso    Deborah Popham*
Nora                  Kristin Jensen                            Nicolle Alexander*
Bartley               Sean Carter Campbell            Jeffrey Jones*
A Woman         Joanne Martens

Stage Direction:    Dale Dreyfoos
Musical Direction: William Reber, Christine Riley

 

 

CATERINA'S SON
Music & Lyrics: Tak Tarbo

November 21-December 6

Cast
Leonardo da Vinci
..........................Robbie Hutson
Caterina
...........................................Amanda Kuchinski
Gina
..................................................Suzanne Emanuel
Cecilia
..............................................Annie Pennies
Piero, Sforza, Pilgrim Leader
...........Will Spanheimer
Acca
.................................................Ellery Tarazon
Gianni
................................................Bruce Doyle
Zoroastro
............................................Ben Medina

Stage Direction: Robert Wills
Musical Direction: William Reber

 

 

 

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS   Spring/2004
Music: Marry Rodgers Lyrics: Marshall Barer
Book: Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller & Marshall Barer

February 27-March 7, 2004

Cast
Princess Winnifred         Lauren Chapman
Prince Dauntless           Michael Sample
Queen Aggravain        Amanda Kuchinski
King                                Dale Dreyfoos
Wizard                            Todd B. Vatrini
Lady Larkin                    Nicolle Alexander
Sir Harry                          Sean Campbell
Jester                              Benjamin Medina
Minstrel                           Timothy Glemser

Stage Direction: Graham Whitehead
Choreography: Joanne Tongret
Music Direction: Chrissy Riley

 

 

DIE ZAUBERFLöTE (THE MAGIC FLUTE)
Libretto:  Emanuel Schikaneder & Karl Ludwig Giesecke
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
April 23, 24§, 25, 30§, May 1, 2§, 2004

Tamino                       Kevin Hanrahan         Jeong Hoon Kim §
Pamina                       Priya Palekar              Courtney Sherman §
Papageno                    Robbie Hutson           Jeffrey Jones §
Queen of the Night     Susan Hurley             Magda Silva §
Sarastro                       James Newman
First Lady                    Jennifer Lindshield    Debbie Popham §
Second Lady               Angela Brower           Amanda Kuchinski §
Third Lady                  Brianna Kramer          Annie Pennies §
Papagena                    Nicolle Alexandre       Katherine M. Talley §
Speaker                       Sean Campbell
Monastatos                 Timothy Glemser
First Spirit                   Kristin Jensen
Second Spirit               Emily Williams
Third Spirit                  Joanne Martens
First Armed Man         Will Spanheimer
Second Armed Man     Jan Timothy Williams
First Priest                  Cameron Becker
Second Priest              Jan Timothy Williams

Stage Director:  Dale Dreyfoos
Musical Director:  William Reber
                                                                 


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