1990-1991 Season

NO EXIT

By Jean Paul Sartre
September 25 – 30, 1990

Production Team

Director – Fran Sackett
Lighting Designer – Mark Schuyler Publicity – Daniel Key
Set Painting – John Owen Photographer – Mark Cohen
Box Office – Bill Thomas
Set Construction – Gate Pratt

Cast

BOY – Gate Pratt
CRADDEAU – Dan Scott
INEZ – Lisa Newman
ESTELLE – Mary Morris-Brookman

TALLEY’S FOLLY

COFFEEHOUSE 1

By Margaret Baldwin
Written contributions by – Diane Porter, Lisa Newman, Mary Morris-Brookman, Fran Sackett, Danielle Gilson
January 1991

Production Team

Director – Fran Sackett
Original Music/Accompaniment – Greg Howard
Production Stage Manager – Karen Johnson
Lighting Designer – Mark Schuyler
Lighting Crew – Will Kerner
Sound Designer – Joel Hailey
Sound Crew – Greg Howard
Acquisition – Will Kerner

Cast

SMARMY COMEDIAN – Steve Tharp, Bill Thomas
NORMAN (THE BUSBOY) – Champe Ransom
GRACE – Margaret Baldwin
RENNIE – Jennifer Nesbit
MYRA – Pam Loftin
ERNESTINE (THE BAG LADY) – Mary Morris-Brookman
MUESLI (THE EARTHWAITRESS) – Deborah Booth
HOWARD – John Chapin
AGNES – Danielle Gilson
LISA (THE WRITER) – Lisa Newman
WERT – Michael Parent
WART – Jack Kavana
THE TAOIST WAITRESS – Kyly Sicher
KATE (THE NAÏVE WAITRESS) – Lee Miller
ELLA (THE JADED WAITRESS) – Diane Porter
LOUIE (THE BAD POET) – Dan Scott

COFFEEHOUSE 2 – The Sweet Mystery of Life… or – Art is Pain

Compiled by Diane Porter
Written contributions: Diane Porter, Margaret Baldwin, Dough Grissom, John Quinn, Michael Parent, Mary Morris-Brookman, Jo Ann McCausland
March 19 – 23, 1991

Production Team

Directors – Margaret Baldwin, John Quinn
Original Music/Accompaniment – Greg Howard
Producer – Fran Sackett
Production Stage Managers – Danielle Gilson, Ashley Cox
Lighting Designer – Mark Schuyler
Sound Designer – Greg Howard
Acquisition – Will Kerner

Cast

EMCEE/MUSICIAN – Greg Howard
NORBERT (THE BUS BOY) – Champ Ransom
THE SUPERHERO – Rowena Halpin
EMILY – Francine Sackett
WART – Jack Kavana
WERT – Michael Parent
ELLA – Diane Porter
THE TAOIST WAITRESS – Yolanda Waples
STANLEY STRONGHEART – Dan Scott
ANNE – Karen Johnson
THE WAITER FROM HEAVEN – Steve Smith
THE CHEF – Bill Thomas
DAVE – Dave Matthews
CAROL – Deborah Booth
TOM – Jeff Syte
THE PERFORMANCE ARTIST – Margaret Baldwin
RENNIE – Jennifer Nesbit
TONY/JIMI – Tony Donelson
JEANETTE – John Quinn
JESMA – Cate Andrews

COFFEEHOUSE 3 – Speakeasy… The Rags of Ragtime

Compiled & Edited by Fran Sackett
Written Contributions – Fran Sackett, John Quinn, Doug Grissom, Tom Coash, Lisa Newman, Dan Scott, Joel Jones, Rowena Halpin
June 11 – 16, 1991

Production Team

Director – Fran Sackett
Host – Tom Morgan
Musical Performances by – Kate Scott, Dave Matthews

THE WOOLGATHERERS

By William Mastrosimone
Director – Fran Sackett
February 12 – 23, 1991

Cast

Jeff Syte
Margaret Baldwin

THE BELLE OF AMHERST

By William Luce
May 14 – 19, 1991

Production Team

Director – Francine Sackett
Featuring – Diane Porter

THE BALLAD OF THE SAD CAFE

By Carson McCullers – adapted by Edward Albee
October 15 – 19, 1991

Production Team

Producer – Thane Kerner
Director – Dan Scott
Stage Manager – Jane Berkley Ingram
Lighting Design – Mark Schuyler, Row Halpin, Greg Newman
Lighting Technician – Chris Javor
Sound Technician – Lois Tucker
Set Design – Gate Pratt, Don Taylor, John Owen
Costume Designer – Lois Scott
Miss Amelia’s Wardrobe – Row of Rhodesville
Props – Ed Horseley
Special Effects – Alley Antiques
Wrestling Consultant – John Boyd
Publicity – Will Kerner, Cate Andrews
Poster Design – Fran Sackett

Sound

Natural Night Noises – Through the Woods
Chain Gang – Mississippi State Penitentiary
Improvised Banjo – Fred Boyce
“Been All Around This World” – J.S. Bach
Recorded Music – Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys

Cast

NARRATOR – Fred Boyce
RAINEY 1 – Gate Pratt
RAINEY 2 – Chip King
STUMPY MACPHAIL/ROSSER CLINE – Jeff Snyder
HENRY MACY – Joel Jones
MISS AMELIA EVANS – Francine Sackett
COUSIN LYMON – Ron Heller
EMMA HALE – Lee Miller
MRS. PETERSON  – Jennifer L. Nesbit
MERLIE RYAN – John Henderson
MARVIN MACY – T.J. Ciaffone
HORACE WELLS – Champe Ransom
ROSSER CLINE/STUMPY MACPHAIL – Leo Arico
LUCY WILLINS – Brooke Plotnick
BILLY FORD – Dan Jewusiak
MRS. HASTY MALONE – Jane Berkley Ingram