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A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM          Fall/89
Book: Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart                                            
Music and Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
October 6-8, 11-15, 19-20, 1989

Cast
Prologus/Pseudolus   Dean Tarkington
Senex                         Jeffery Yarter
Domina                      Robin Allison Rayborn
Hero                           Jason R. Fleck
Hysterium                  Joe Marshall
Erronius                      Jim Fountain
Miles   Gloriosus         Robert L. Best
Marcus Lycus            John Edward Lucius II
Tintinabula                Julie Jacobs
Panacea                  Christie Chatfield
The Geminae           Debbie Evans, Victoria Petti
Vibrata                     Michelle Miner
Gymnasia                 Cynthia Banning
Philila                         Lisa Ellen Robbins
The Proteans             Russell Broadhurst, David Persley, Daniel Rowe

Stage Director: Brian Wayne Hall
Musical Direction: Karen Coates

 

TALES OF HOFFMAN
Libretto: E. T. A. Hoffmann
Composer: Jacques Offenbach
December 1, 2, 6 , 8, 9, 1989

Cast
Hoffman          Timothy Brewster
Nicklausse       Julia M. Purscell
Lindorf/Coppélius/Dappertutto/Lindorf   Robert L. Best, Jr.
Olympia          Bethany Reeves
Giulietta          Pamela Phillips
Stella               Tamara Reynolds
Andrès/Chchenille/Pittichinaccio            Ray Gabbard
Spalanzani     Jason Fleck
Schlemil          Mark Robinson
Luther              Taylor Smith
Hermann         Kevin Purscell
Nathanael      Daniel Brigham
Waiters             David M. Persley, Daniel Rowe

Stage Director: Sylvia Debenport
Music Director: Kenneth F. Seipp

 

PRINCESS IDA                                                                   Spring/90
Libretto: William S. Gilbert
Music: Arthur Sullivan
February 16-18, 21, 23-25, 1990

Cast
KIng Hilderbrand   Jeffery Yarter
Hilarion                   Ray Gabbard
Cyril                         Royce Backman
Florian                    Marshall Taylor
King Gama            Jeffrey Stevens
Arac                       Albert W. Faraone, Jr.
Guron                     Jason R. Fleck
Scynthius                Sane King
Princess Ida            Helen A. Linford
Lady Blanche        Jennifer A. Kallenberg
Lady Psyche           Lisa Ellen Robbins
Melissa                    Kelly J. Hedtke
Sacharissa              Tiri Chatfield
Chloe                      Nicelle R. Piller
Prudence               Christie Chatfield
Ada                        Mimi Soran

Stage Director: Brian Wayne Hall
Music Director: Karen Coates

 

FOUR SAINTS IN THREE ACTS
Libretto: Gertrude Stein
Music: Virgil Thomson
April 20-21, 25, 27-29, 1990

Cast
Commère        Julia Purscell
Compère         J. Melton Mc Murrin
St. Teressa I       Ronica Rae Chavez
St. Teressa II      Jennifer Anne Kallenberg
St. Settlement  Carolyn Lykkemark
St. Sarah           Lori Rost
St. Stephen      Daniel Rowe
St. Plan R.         Scott Harnisch
St. Ignatius       David Topping
St. Chavez       Timothy Brewster
St. Cecelia       Gena Brewer
St. Kateri           Christie Chatfield
St. Lucy             Keralee Crume
St. Bernadette  Maria Elena Gaiser
St. Ursula           Kim Haveman
St. Elisabeth      Julie Jacobs
St. Celestine      Robin Rayborn
St. Anne            Lisa Ellen Robbins
St. Genevieve  Mimi Soran
St. Absolom       David Persley
St. Eustice          Richard Dable
St. Solo               Ray Gabbard
St. Vincent        David Kinser
St. Answers        Dean Palmer
St. Lawrence    Marshall Taylor

Stage Direction: Sylvia Debenport
Music Direction: Kenneth F. Seipp                                  
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LIZZIE BORDEN                                                                    Fall/90
Libretto: Kenward Elmslie
Music: Jack Beeson
October 12, 13, 17, 19-21, 1990

Cast
Andrew Borden           Jeffrey Stevens
Abigail Borden             Robin Rayborn
Elizabeth Borden         Pamela Phillips
Reverend Harrington  Jason Fleck
Captain                       Jason MacFarlane, David Topping

Stage Direction: Sylvia Debenport
Music Direction: Kenneth F. Seipp

 

CINDERELLA
Book and Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Music: Richard Rodgers
November 30, December 1-2, 5, 7-9, 1990

Cast
Cinderella                 Kelly Hedtke
Stepmother               Kim Haveman
Joy                             Gena K. Brewer
Portia                         Tiri Chatfield
Prince                        Christopher  McKim
King                            Jeffrey Yarder
Queen                       Joyce Andrea Forbord
Herald                        Daniel Rawe
Fairy Godmother      Jennifer Kallenberg

Stage Direction: Brian Wayne Hall
Music Direction: Karen Coates

 

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE                                                      Spring/91
Libretto: Giuseppe Petosellini
Music: Giovanni Paisiello
February 15-16, 20, 22-24, 1991

Cast
Count Almaviva   Ken Goodenberger
Figaro                     Christopher McKim
Rosina                    Bethany Reeves
Dr. Bartolo              Jeffrey Stevens
Don Basilio             Jason Fleck
Insomnio                Albert W. Faraone, Jr.
Juvenilo                 Daniel Rawe
Notary                    R. Scott Harnisch
Constable              Jeffrey A. Medlock

Stage Direction: Joel Gelpe
Music Direction: Karen Coates

 

GOODTIME CHARLIE
Book: Sidney Michaels
Lyrics: Hal Hakady
Music: Sarry Grossman
April 19-21, 24, 26-28, 1991

Cast

Agnes             Keralee Crume
Arch Bishop   Jerry Wayne Harkey
Charles VI      Jeffrey Stevens
Charley          Daniel Rowe
Estelle             Amanda Bryant
General          Jeffery Yarter
Henry V          Dwight Walth
Isabella          Kim Haveman
Joan               Kelly J. Hedtke
Katherine       Kathleen Berger
Marie             Gena Brewer
Minguet         David Persley
Philip              Wayne Garvin
Yolanda        Tiri Chatfield
Young Joan  Meghan Kennedy

Stage Direction: Brian Wayne Hall
Music Direction: Karen Coates                                        
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COMPANY                                                                          Fall/91
Lyrics and Music: Stephen Sondheim
October 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13,1991

Cast
Robert        Jason R. Fleck
Sarah         Lori Rost
Harry          Bobby La France
Susan         Keralee Crume
Peter          Wayne Garvin
Jenny        Wendy Elizabeth Enoch
David        Jeffrey A. Medlock
Amy           Amanda Bryant
Paul           Albert W. Faraone
Joanne      Karyn Hargis
Larry  
            Rob Stuart
Marta        Gena K. Brewer
Kathy         Kelly Hedtke
April           Tiffany V. Farha
Vocal Majority      Joanne Elizabethe Abrom,
Karen Coates, Carmen Maria Couch, Kirsten Witsman

Stage Direction: Sue Anne Lucius
Music Direction: Paul Christman

 

Double Bill:
THE GOOSE FROM CAIRO

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
English Libretto: Sheldon Harnick
November 22, 23, December 4, 6, 7, 8, 1991

Cast
Auretta        Victoria Tralongo
Chichibio    Christopher McKim
Don Pippo   Jeffrey E. Tucker
Celidora      Joni Camille Killian
Biondello     Timothy E. Leffler
Lavina         Tamara L. Reynolds
Calandrino  Daniel Rowe

Stage Direction: Patricia Heuermann
Musical Direction: William Reber

MOZART AND SALIERI
Libretto: Based on A. S. Puskin
Music: Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
November 22, 23, December 4, 6, 7, 8, 1991

Cast

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart   Ray Gabbard
Antonio Salieri                          David Darling
A Blind Violinist                         David Persley
Salieri's Servant                         Kevin R. Miller
A Waiter                                    John Davey

Stage Direction: Patricia Heuermann
Musical Direction: William Reber

 

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST                                                 Spring/92
Libretto: Carlo Collodi
Music and English Translation: Stephen Oliver
February 21, 22, 26, 28, 29, March 1, 1992

Cast
The Younger Sister Joanne Abrom
The Eldest Sister     Ruth Christensen
Beauty                   Jennifer Kallenberg
The Fairy                Wendy Enoch
The Beast               David Darling
The Merchant       Michael Sokol
The Flute                Margaret Reber
The Clarinet           Robert Howey
The Trumpet           Emmanuel Alemany

Stage Direction: Sylvia Debenport
Musical Direction: William Reber

 

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
Music: Jacques Offenbach
Book and Lyrics: Don White
April 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, 26, 1992

Cast
Christopher Columbus   Ray Gabbard
Beatriz                             Melissa Spevecek
Rosa Columbus              Gena Brewer
Fleurette Columbus       Victoria Tralongo
Gretel Columbus            Joni Killian
Luis de Torres                   Christopher McKim
Chief of Police                Jason Fleck
Queen Isabella              Tregony Shepherd
King Ferdinand               Jeffrey A. Medlock
Waiter                              Daniel Rawe
Tourist                               Robert Redden
Tourist's Wife                    Wendy Enoch
Judi Columbus               Amanda Bryant
Esperanza                       Cherrie Llewellyn
Carmelita                        Tiffany Farha
Manuela                         Tracy Jones
Velencia                          Kirsten Witsman

Stage Direction: Kathryn Kyle
Musical Direction: Karen Coates                                                             


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