1992-1993 Season

THE MAIDS

SPEED THE PLOW

By David Mamet
September 17 – October 3, 1992

Production Team

Director – John Quinn
Set Designer/Lighting Designer – John Gibson
Costume Designer – Paulette Kaskinin
Master Electrician – Mark Schuyler
Properties – Kathy Judge
Movement – Sharon Hutchison
Handyman – Stuart Ross

Cast

FOX – Dan Scott
GOULD – David Keithley
KAREN – Julia Grey

LEFTHANDED FREE THROWS

November 1992

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Doris Baizley
December 2 – 18, 1992

Production Team

Director – Bill Thomas
Producers – Will Kerner, John Gibson
Assistant Directors – Robert Clark
Production Designer – John Gibson
Associate Lighting Designer – Mark Schuyler
Associate Set Designer – John Owen
Costume Designer – Helene Trehu
Assistant Costume Designer – Paulette Kaskinen
Sound Designer – Rowena Halpin
Properties – Terry Gabrielson
Master Electrician – Cathy Judge
Master Carpenters – Gary Davenport, Jack Kavana
Sound Board Technicians – Rowena Halpin, Tom Morgan
Light Board Technician – Patrick Reed
Assistant to Director – Lee Miller
Production Assistant – Sue Reed
Voice & Movement – Carol McAvoy
Masks – Karen Johnson
Choreographers – Gary Davenport, Brad Sayler

Cast

THE STAGE MANAGER (SCROOGE) – John Gibson
THE DIRECTOR (MARLEY, CHRISTMAS FUTURE) – Arthur Williamson
THE PROP BOY (TINY TIM) – Jeremy Williams
THE GRANDE DAME (CHRISTMAS PAST, MOTHER-IN-LAW, SCAVENGER ) – Robbi Kean
THE LEADING MAN (BOB CRATCHIT) – Bill LeSueur
THE LEADING LADY (MRS. CRATCHIT) – Betsy Burton
THE CHARACTER WOMAN (CHARITABLE WOMAN, PARROT, SCAVENGER, CHRISTMAS PRESENT, MRS. FEZZIWIG) – Carol Bee
THE CHARACTER MAN (SCHOOLMASTER, FEZZIWIG, SCAVENGER) – Mike Goetz
THE INGENUE (BELLE, MRS. FRED) – Annie Short
THE JUVENILE LEAD (FRED) – John Allietta
THE CLOWN (ALI BABA, CHRISTMAS PRESENT, JAKE THE FENCE) – Gary Davenport
THE LITTLE CLOWN (CAROLER, CHRISTMAS PRESENT, SCAVENGER) – Alice Reed
EXTRA DANCERS – Lee Miller, Paulette Kaskinen

A GIRL’S GUIDE TO CHAOS

By Cynthia Heimel
April 15 – May 1, 1993

Production Team

Director – Fran Sackett

Cast

Cynthia Burke
Carol McAvoy
Dinah Pehrson
Sonya Garder
Dan Scott
David Keighly

HOW I GOT THAT STORY – A Nightmare Comedy

By Amlin Gray
May 13 – 22, 1993

Production Team

Director – John Gibson
Set/Lighting Designer – John Gibson
Production Stage Manager – Lois Tucker
Costume Designer – Janice Wood
Sound Designer – Joe Flamini
Projections Designer – Will Kerner
Properties – Terry Gabrielson
Master Carpenter – Gary Davenport
Lighting Consultant – Mark Schuyler
Master Electrician – Kathy Judge
Light Board Technician – Patrick Reed
Assistant Production Designer – Sonia Gardner
Dramaturg – Mr. Bear

Cast

THE REPORTER – Jason O. Williams
THE HISTORICAL EVENT – Jack Donahue

THREEPENNY OPERA

COFFEEHOUSE 7 – Politically Incorrect

October 13 – 24, 1992

Production Team

Director – Fran Sackett
Production Stage Manager – Robert Clark
Assistant Stage Manager – Terry Gabrielson
Lighting Designers – Will Kerner, Cathy Judge
Light Board Technician – Alan Perrow
Sound Designer – Rowena Halpin
Sound Board Technicians – Sharon Greenwald, Tom Morgan
Costume Designer – Paulette Kaskinen

THAT’S WHAT ELECTIONS ARE ALL ABOUT

Written and performed by David Kleiner

POLITICAL MACHINE

Michael Goetz, Cynthia Burke, T.J. Ciaffone, Sandy Dick, Tom Morgan, Stuart Ross, Jeff Snyder

BIG ISSUES

By Michael Parent
Interviewer – Michael Parent
Ringers – Gary Davenport, Cora Schenberg, Kat Borges

POLITICAL CHEERLEADERS

Britta Glander, Barbara Patterson, Mikara Solomon, Paulette Kaskinen, Annie Short

STRAIGHTLINE WITH TODD KEPPEL

By Michael Parent

Cast

Todd Keppel – Robert Wolf
Rev. Smithson – Jeff Snyder
Swami – Michael Parent

PEACE

Written and performed by Carol & Jim McAvoy

DETERMINATOR

By Brian Rust

Cast

Voice – Angela Clark
Senator Woody – T.J. Ciaffone
Crew – Kat Borges
Gary – Brian Rust
Adder – Mikara Solomon, Barbara Patterson

WHO’S ON FIRST

By Cora Schenberg & Wade Komisar

Cast

Waiter – Robert Clark, Brian Rust
Bush – Cynthia Burke
Ford – Sandy Dick
Reagan – Cora Schenberg
Kennedy – Jennifer Nesbit, Barbara Patterson
Johnson – Lee Miller
Carter – Angela Clark
Nixon – Mikara Solomon, Barbara Patterson

PARTY PLATTERS WITH MARTHA LINCOLN WASHINGTON

Written and performed by Rowena Halpin

KEY DISADVANTAGE

By Ron Heller

Cast

Senator – Ron Heller, T.J. Ciaffone
Aide – Kat Borges

AMERICA

Written and performed by Blue O’Connell

COFFEEHOUSE ELECTION RESULTS

Ringers – Brian Rust, Jeff Snyder, Stuart Ross

THE VOTING SONG

Written and performed by Carol & Jim McAvoy

GREAT SOCIETY A-GO-GO

By Sharon Greenwald

Cast

Phil – Ron Heller, T.J. Ciaffone
Flo – Sandy Dick
Wife – Angela Clark
Husband – Tom Morgan
Cathy – Annie Short
Ted – Robert Wolf
Frank – Michael Goetz
Nancy – Jennifer Nesbit

FROM BOTH SIDES NOW

By Kat Borges

Cast

Reporter – Angela Clark
Val – Lee Miller
Clerk – Robert Clark, Brian Rust
Sleazy – Cynthia Burke
Marlene Dietrich – Cora Schenberg

MENDEL THE MARRIAGE COUNSELOR

By Cora Schenberg & Wade Komisar

Cast

Receptionist – Sandy Dick
Mendel Zuckermann – Kat Borges
Mrs. Carp – Annie Short
Mr. Carp – David Kleiner

THE PURSIT OF LIBERTY

By Brian Rust

Cast

Senator Crumb – Michael Goetz
Bootleck – Cynthia Burke
Whitebread Liberty – Cora Schenberg

VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY

Written and performed by Carol & Jim McAvoy

DUELING LIBERTIES

By Brian Rust

Cast

Reporter – Angela Clark
Whitebread Liberty – Cora Schenberg
Benetton Liberty – Rowena Halpin
Candidates – Michael Goetz, Brian Rust, T.J. Ciaffone

DETERMINATOR 2

By Brian Rust

Cast

Madame Ankaly – Lee Miller
Determinator – Stuart Ross
JFK – Rowena Halpin

CHOICES

By Kat Borges

Barbara Patterson, Mikara Solomon, Britta Glander, Tom Morgan

POSTSCRIPT PHANTOM CONSUMERS

By Michael Parent

Cast

Bob – Gary Davenport
Jimmy – Jeff Snyder

AMERICA

Performed by Entire Cast

COFFEEHOUSE VIII – The Book of Love – Visions in Pink

February 11 – 20, 1993

Production Team

Director – Fran Sackett
Set Design – John Gibson
Lighting Design – Will Kerner, Kathy Judge
Sound Design – Joe Flamini
Costume Design – Paulette Kaskinen

WHO WROTE THE BOOK OF LOVE?

By David Kleiner

VALENTINE HOP CAST

Lee Miller
Gary Davenport

MIXED DOUBLES

VALENTINE REUNION

By Trudy Anderson

Lee Miller
Robbie Dean

AH, ISN’T LOVE WONDERFUL

By Tom Morgan

Other Cast Members

Ron Heller, Tom Morgan, Dan Scott, Stuart Ross, Steve Cunningham (waiter)

COFFEEHOUSE 9 – Life and Afterlife or Damned If You Do and Damned If You Don’t

June 17 – 26, 1993

Production Team

Director – Rowena Halpin
Assistant Directors – David Kleiner, Lee Miller Producers – Tom Morgan, Lee Miller, Will Kerner Script Coordinator – Tom Morgan
Music Coordinators – Tom Morgan, Lee Miller Production Stage Manager – Sharon Greenwald Lighting Designer – Will Kerner, Kathy Judge Sound Designer – Gate Pratt
Light Board Technician – Rowena Halpin
Sound Board Technician – Mr. Ed
Properties – Sharon Greenwald

WELCOME TO LIMBO

By Lee Miller & Wanda Wilson

Cast

Lee Miller

WHEN OR WHEN II

By Lee Miller & Wanda Watson

Cast

KIKI – Karen Kelly
RAY – Ron Heller

CASTAWAYS

By Rowena Halpin

Production Team

Stagehand – Rowena Halpin

Cast

TV VIEWER/GILLIGAN – Brian Rust
LAWRENCE WELK/SKIPPER – Tom Morgan
LENNON SISTER 1/GINGER – Melissa Lowenstein
LENNON SISTER 2/MARY ANN – Jennifer Nesbit
LENNON SISTER 3/MRS. HOWELL – Brooke Plotnick
LENNON SISTER 4/PROFESSOR – Steve Roberts
NUCLEAR FAMILY IN PURGATORY – by David Kleiner

DEATH SUCKS

by Brian Rust

THE MOTHER’S RAP

by Mala Cunningham

Cast

MOTHER – Mala Cunningham
FATHER – Steve Cunningham
SON – Jeff Dreyfull
DAUGHTER – Radha Metro

GULLIBLE GUY AND GROUCHO

By Brian Rust

Cast

GULLIBLE GUY – Brian Rust
GROUCHO – Ron Heller
WOMAN – Cora Schenberg

CHEERS

By Rowena Halpin

Cast

WOODY – Brian Rust
DIANE – Melissa Lowenstein/Anya Galperin
LILITH – Jennifer Nesbit
CARLA – Brooke Plotnick
NORM – Tom Morgan
SAM – Steve Roberts

ASCENSION BALL

Concept by – Steve Cunningham

Written/choreographed by Steve Cunningham, Gary Davenport, Rowena Halpin, David Kleiner, Lee Miller, Brian Rust

Cast

LOUNGE SINGER – David Kleiner
LOUNGE SINGER’S WIFE – Jennifer Nesbit
CHICKENLAND WIFE AND HUSBAND – Kat Borges and Tom Morgan