ASU Opera and Music Theater Productions
Fall/2004 to Spring/2007           
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SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM                                              Fall/2004
Music: Stephen Sondheim
October 1-8, 2004

Cast
Seth Bognar
Erin Jean Jewell
Jenny Hintze
Robbie Hudson
Amanda Kuchinski
Max Miller
Annie Pennies
Victoria Sanchez
Will Spanheimer

Stage Director, Joann Yeoman.
Music director, William Reber.

 

 

 

THE ELIXIR OF LOVE               
November 19-December 4, 2004

Cast

Adina                               Kristin Jensen          Courtney Sherman
Nemorino                         Jeong Kim               Timothy Glemser
Belcore                             Jeffrey Jones
Doctor Dulcamara             James Newman
Giannetta                          LynetteKidman                            
Notary                              Eldric Bashful

Stage Director Dale Dreyfoos
Music Director, Jesus Camalich

 

 

THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA                                                              Spring/2005
February 25-March 6, 2005

Cast

Male Chorus           Eldric Bashful             Sean Clark
Tarquinius              Jeffrey Jones
Junius                    Will Spanheimer
Female Chorus       Karen Crawford           Jennifer Jones
Lucretia                  Daveda Brecheen
Lucia                      Shelly Gorr                 Susan Hurley
Bianca                    Jennifer Allen             Brianna Krammer

Stage Director Graham Whitehead
Music director, William Reber

 

ANYTHING GOES
April 22-May 1, 2005

Cast

Reno Sweeney           Amanda Kuchinski
Hope                         Victoria Sanchez
Erma                          Erinjean Jewell
Billy                           Sean R. Clark
Lord Evelyn Oakleigh Michael Sample
Whitney                     Richard A. Leigh
Mrs Harcourt             Laura Noble
Moonface Martin       Dale Dreyfoos
Fred                           Adrienne Turner
Captain                      Cameron Becker
Henry T. Dobson       Bryce Doyle
Purser                        Julie Anne Bunnell

Stage Director, Graham Whitehead    Choreograher, JoAnn Yeoman
Music director, Emily Parkhurst                                                                            
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THE BOYFRIEND                                                   Fall/2005
September 30-October 9, 2005
Music, Book. Lyrics: Sandy Wilson

Cast

Hortense                Jana Contario
Bobby                    Aaron VanderYacht
Dulcie                    Carly Ruth Vernon
Percival                  Anthony Ray Coslett
Maisie                    Lynette Kidman Rogers
Tony                      Paul Jared Betz
Polly                      Collette Aldridge
Lord Brockhurst     Chris R. Chavez
Madame Dubonnet Laura Noble
Marcel                     Alex Koeppel
Lady Brockhurst      Amy Louise Yekel
Pierre                      Bryce Doyle
Nancy                      Erin Ryan
Alphonse                 Thomas Peterson
Fay                          Kaitlynn Kleiman

Stage Director     Claude N. Pensis
Music Directors   Daniel O'Bryant, Emily Parkhurst
Choreographer    Lynette Kidman Rogers

 

AMERICAN GOTHIC  (World Premier)
November 18, 19, 2005
Music: Kenneth LaFave
LIbretto: Robert Kastenbaum

Cast

Alvin                   Will Earl Spanheimer
Agnes                  Adrienne Turner
Leilah                  Collette Aldridge
Lester                  Paul Jared Betz
Uncle                   Henry Chris R. Chavez
Aunt                    Ida Jennifer Allen

Stage Direction: Anna Wheeler Gentry
Musical Direction: Jesus David Camalich

 

 

AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS
November 20-December 3, 2005
Words and Music: Gian-Carlo Menotti

Cast

Amahl                    Lynette Kidman Rodgers, Erin Ryan
Mother                  Daveda Brecheen, Brianna Kramer
King Kaspar           Eldric Bashful, Sean Clark
King Melchior        Jeff Jones
King Baltazar        Yevgeniy Chainikov
Page                      Bryce Doyle

Stage Direction: Dale Dreyfoos
Musical Direction: William Reber

 

 

 

 

DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES       Spring/2006
February 24-March 4, 2006
Music: Francis Poulenc
Words: Georges Bernanos
English Text: Joseph Machlis

Cast

Blanche de la Force                                   Veronica Lelo de Larrea, Courtney Sherman
Mme. de Croissy, Prioress of the Convent Alexis Davis, Brianna Kramer
Mme. Lidone, 2nd Prioress                         Jennifer Jones, Deborah Popham
Mother Marie of the Incarnation               Jennifer Allen, Daveda Karanas
Sr. Constance of St. Denis                          Shelly Gorr, Susan Hurley
Mother Jeanne of the Child Jesus              Julianne Wright
Sr. Mathilde                                              Roxanne Ferguson
The Marquis de la Force                            Jeffrey Jones
The Chevalier de la Force                          Sean Clark, Jeong Kim
Father Confessor of the Convent              Eldric Bashful
The Jailer                                                  Will Earl Spanheimer
First Commissioner                                   Paul Jared Betz
Second Commissioner                               Brady Cullum
Thierry, a Valet                                         Brian McQueen
Dr. Javelinot, A Physician                         Brady Cullum
First Officer                                              Will Earl Spanheimer
Sr. Catherine                                             Jennifer Shumway
Sr. Felicity                                                 Laura Boone
Sr. Gertrude                                               Julie Bunnell
Sr. Alice                                                     Amy Yekel
Sr. Anne of the Cross                                 Ingrid Israel
Sr. St. Charles                                            Tess Pekrul
Mother Gerald                                          Amanda Kuchinski
Sr. Clair                                                     Collette Aldridge
Sr. Antoine, Portress                                 Lauren Bass
Sr. Valentine                                             Laura Noble
Sr. Martha                                                Danielle Krison

Stage Director: Graham Whitehead
Musical Director: William Reber

 

OKLAHOMA!                                                                                                               TOP 
April 21-30, 2006
Music: Richard Rodgers
Words: Oscar Hammerstein II

Cast

Laurey                    Lynette Kidman Rogers
Curley                     Paul Betz
Ado Annie               Kaitlynn Kleinmann
Will Parker             Max Miller
Judd Fry                 Will Spanheimer
Aunt Eller               Brianna Kramer
Ali Hakim               Seth Tucker
Andrew Carnes       Brad Rupp
Gertie Cummings   Roxann Ferguson
Ike Skidmore          Richard Leigh
Cord Elam              Tim Glemser
Fred                        Brady Cullum
Virginia                  Riki Sloan
Ellen                       Erin Ryan
Kate                        Angela Brower
Vivan                      Lacy Sauter
Sylvie                      Collette Aldridge
Aggie                      Laura Noble
Slim                        Toby Yatso
Mike                       Aaron Vanderyacht

Stage Direction: Dale Dreyfoos        Choreograher, JoAnn Yeoman
Musical Direction:  Emily Parkhurst



 

GODSPELL                                                                                                    Fall/2006                                                                               
September 29, 30, October 1, 4-7
Music & Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz

Cast

Colte Julian (Jesus)
Jen Goma (Mary Magdalene)
Toby Yatso (John the Baptist, Judas)
Ashley Ball (Ashley)
D. Justin Carpenter (Justin)
Jana Contario (Jana)
Stephanie Fratini (Stephanie)
Mirel De La Torre (Mirel)
Meredith Hendricks (Meredith)
Patrick Kuzara (Patrick)
Marissa Mills-Chandler (Marissa)
Christanna Rowader (Christanna)
Seth Tucker (Seth)
Carly Vernon (Carly)
Daniel Cardenas (Gibbon, Seth, Ensemble)
Franchesca Dastrup (Socrates, Solist, Meredith, Carly, Ensemble)
Mallory Fox (Buckminster Fuller, Jana, Stephanie, Ensemble)
Brian McQueen (Pit Chorus)
Matthew Montana (Jean Paul Satre, Ensemble)
Aryn Nemiroff (Davinci, Ensemble)
Allison Stanford (Frederick Nietzche, Ensemble)
Danny Torgersen (Martin Luther, Ensemble)
Adrienne Turner (Thomas Aquinas, Ensemble)

Stage Director: Richard Leigh
Musical Director: Courtney-Savali Andrews

 

 

THE SCARECROW
November 17, 18, December 1, 2

Music: Joseph Turrin
Libretto: Bernard Stambler

Cast:

Mother Rigby                    Brianna Kramer     Julianne Wright
Feathertop                        Michael Dezort
Justice Goodkin                 Ryan Keller
Polly Goodkin                   Allison Stanford     Jamilyn White
Governor                           Scott Scripps
Lady Governor                  Kimberly Badger
Man 1                                Gyula Katona
Woman 1                          Elisabeth Coleman
Man 2                               Brady Cullum
Woman 2                          Amber Nordvik
Man 3                               Ivan Sotelo-Durán
Woman 3                          Kerry Ginger
Dickon                              Seth Tucker

ASSASSINS
Music & Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Book: John Weidman

Cast
Proprietor                               Toby Yatso
Leon Czolgosc                         Thor Mikesell
John Hinkley                           Bryce Doyle
Charlie Guiteau                       Seth Tucker
Giuseppe Zangara                  Ben Medina
Sam Byck                                 Sam Lakin
Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme Jenny Hintze
Sara Jane Moore                     Amanda Kuchinski
John Wilkes Booth                Brad Rupp
Balladeer                                 Zach Balmer
David Herold                           Daniel Cardenas
Bartender                                Daniel Cardenas
Emma Goldman                      Erin Ryan
Billy                                           Maxx Carlisle-Kin
Gerald Ford                              Daniel Cardenas
James Garfield                         Daniel Cardenas

Stage Director: Amanda Kuchinski
Choreographer: Jenny Hintze
Music Director: William Reber

 

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS                                                                               Spring/2007
February 23, 24, March 2, 3

Music: Richard Strauss
Libretto: Hugo von Hofmannsthal


Cast:

Der Haus Hofmeister          Eckart Sellheim
Der Musiklehrer                  Robert Barefield
Der Komponist                    Olga Perez                Courtney Sherman
Der Tenor/Bacchus              Jacob Friesen             Ryan Keller
Ein Offizier                         Ryan Keller
Ein Tanzmeister                  Paul Betz
Ein PeruckenMacher           Brian McQueen
Ein Lakai                             Brady Cullum
Zerbinetta                           Susan Hurley              Andrea Pitman
Prima Donna/Ariadne         Carole Fitzpatrick        Amy Yekel
Harlekin                             Scott Scripps
Scaramuccio                        Ryan Keller
Truffaldin                           Yevgeniy Chainikov
Brighella                             Erik Gustafson
Najade                                Ingred Israel                Jamilynn White
Dryade                                Kimberly Badger         Danielle Krison
Echo                                   Erin Ryan                    Melissa Solomon

 

 

CANDIDE                                                                                                     ARCHIVE PAGE
APRIL 20-22, 25, 28, 29
Music: Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics: Richard Wilbur & Stephen Sondheim

Cast:

Cunegonde                         Lyndsey Dawson Miller                Erin Ryan
Candide                              Paul Betz
Paquette                             Collette Aldridge
Maximillian                        Toby Yatso
Voltaire/Pangloss               Dale Dryfoos
Old Lady                            Amanda Kuchinski                                                         


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