1993-1994 Season

SNOW WHITE AND SEVERAL DWARVES

Adapted by Peter Ryan from the short story by John Casey

THE OLD LADY BEHIND THE WALL

By Peter Ryan
Original Music by Greg Howard
October 7 – 23, 1993

Production Team

Director – Fran Sackett
Musical Accompanist – Greg Howard
Set Designer – John Gibson
Lighting Designer – John Gibson
Production Stage Manager – Sharon Greenwald
Light Board Technician – Patrick Reed
Stagehands – Randy Chisholm, Steve Cunningham
Properties – Terry Gabrielson, Sharon Greenwald

Cast – Snow White And Several Dwarves

MARY SCANLON – Fran Sackett
TALL – Dan Scott
MIDDLE – Arthur Williamson
SHORT – David Kleiner
SHORT’S WIFE/THE SOPRANO – Terry Gabrielson

Cast – The Old Lady Behind The Wall

THE OLD LADY – Robbie Keane
MARK – Jeff Dreyfus
LUCY – Heidi Stahle Dailey

MARVIN’S ROOM

By Scott McPherson
March 10 -26, 1994

Production Team

Director/Set Designer – John Gibson
Production Stage Manager – Lois D. Tucker
Costume Designer – Corey Jo Lloyd
Sound Designer – Joel Hailey
Assistant Lighting Designer – Patrick Reed
Assistant Sound Designer – Gate Pratt
Producers – Will Kerner, John Gibson
Master Carpenter – Gary Davenport
Properties – Sharon Greenwald
Light Board Technician – Patrick Reed
Assistant Stage Manager – Alice Reed
Assistant Producer – Joe Barker

Cast

BESSIE – Cynthia Burke
DR. WALLY – Arthur Williamson
RUTH – Linda C. Yerina
MARVIN – Champe Ransom
BOB – Brian Rust
LEE – Geri Schirmer
DR. CHARLOTTE – Ginger McCarthy
HANK – Eric Breeden
CHARLIE – Taylor Barnett
RETIREMENT HOME DIRECTOR – Ginger McCarthy
CARTOON CHARACTER – Brian Rust

BURN THIS

By Lanford Wilson
April 14 – 23, 1994

Production Team

Director – Tom Coash
Production Stage Manager – Kyra Oliver
Set/Lighting Designer – John Gibson
Costume Designer – Kyra Oliver
Fight Master/Choreographer – Mark Boynton
Light & Sound Board Technician – Patrick Reed
Dresser – Corey Jo Lloyd
Stagehand – Amanda McRaven

Cast

ANNA – Anya Galperin
BURTON – Steve West
LARRY – Peter Griesar
PALE – Steve Tharp

THE COUNTRY WIFE

By William Wycherley
May 5 – 21, 1994

Production Team

Director/Producer – Francine Sackett
Set Designer – John Gibson
Lighting Designers – Rowena Halpin, Bill Thomas
Costume Designer – Jim Alford
Harpsichord – Art Wheeler
Production Stage Manager – Alice Welsh
Assistant Stage Manager – Lila Fenton
Lighting Consultant – Mark Schuyler
Light Board Technician – Patrick Reed
Master Carpenter – Gary Davenport
Properties – Terry Fisher, Sharon Greenwald
Dressers – Deborah Booth, Karen Johnson, Corey Jo Lloyd
Dialect Coach – Catherine Dee
Period Mannerism Coach – Jim Alford

Cast

A QUACK – Steve Cunningham
MR. HORNER – Cristan Keighley
SIR JASPER FIDGET – James McGinnis
MY LADY FIDGET – Dinah Pehrson
MRS. DAINTY FIDGET – Dana Riddick
MR. HARCOURT – Mark Guirguis
MR. DORILANT – Michael Goetz
MR. SPARKISH – Dan Scott
MR. PINCHWIFE – Arthur Williamson
MRS. MARJORIE PINCHWIFE – Radha Metro
MRS. ALITHEA – Tricia Sexton
MRS. SQUEAMISH – Adrianna Anderson
LUCY (ALITHEA’S MAID) – Tricia Smith
OLD LADY SQUEAMISH – Ginger McCarthy, Martha Robinson
SERVANTS – Alice Reed, Eric Breeden

ROAD SONGS [you will, like all blues, slip]

Written & Performed by Savitri Durkee
May 26 – June 4, 1994

Production Team

Videographer – Catherine Dee
Sound Mixer/Sound BoardTechnician – George Coles
Lighting Designer – Mark Schuyler
Light Board Technician – Patrick Reed

CHICAGO

Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
July 21 – August 13, 1994

Production Team

Director – John Gibson
Set Designer – John Gibson
Choreographer – Jack Donahue
Vocal Director/Co-Musical Director – Doug Schneider
Accompanist/Co-Musical Director – Gail Pataky
Costume Designers – Joel Shotwell, Paulette Kaskinen
Projection Design – Will Kerner, Catherine Dee Production
Stage Manager – Lois Tucker
Assistant Director – Tricia Sexton
Dance Captain – Heidi Stahle Dailey
Producers – Will Kerner, John Gibson
Technical Consultant/Special Effects – Joe Flamini
Properties – Geri Schirmer
Assistant Stage Manager – Alice Reed
Hair Design – Carden Gibson The Salon
Sound Designer – Joel Hailey
Light Board Technician – Patrick Reed
Sound Board Technicians – Gate Pratt, Aaron Feldman
Projection Technician – Addison Ely

Cast

M.C. – Bill Thomas
VELMA KELLY – Cynthia Burke
ROXIE HART – Lisa Newman
FRED CASELY – Mike Robinson
AMOS HART – Jimmy Locke
FOGARTY/HARRISON – Steve Cunningham
LIZ – Emilie Jo Tisdale
ANNIE – Siân Richards
JUNE – Heidi Stahle Dailey
HUNYAKA – Jodi Tomasso
MONA – Lila Fenton
MAMA MORTON – Linda Zuby
BILLY FLYNN – Steve Tharp
MARY SUNSHINE – Herself
GO-TO-HELL KITTY – Katherine Newcomb
AARON – Chris Leavell

CHEKHOV ONE ACTS

June 1994

Production Team

Producer – Bill Thomas
Production Stage Managers – Page Laughlin, Brooke Plotnick
Lighting Designer – Will Kerner
Set Construction – Will Kerner, Addison Ely
Light Board Technician – Kat Borges
Costumes – Fran Sacket & The Cast

MARRIAGE PROPOSAL

By Anton Chekhov
Director – Arthur Williamson

Cast

TSCHUBUKOV – Jeff Syte
LOMOV – Ron Heller
NATALIA – Fran Sackett

SWAN SONG

Director – Fran Sackett

Cast

SVETLOVIDOV – Arthur Williamson
NIKITA IVANITOH – Thomas A. McQueeney

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

By Charles Dickens
November 27 – December 18, 1993

Production Team

Director – Bill Thomas
Set Designer – John Gibson
Costume Designer – Helen Trehu
Production Stage Manager – Lois Tucker
Producer – John Gibson
Sound Designer – Joel Hailey
Sound Board Technicians – Joel Hailey, Tom Morgan
Light Board Technician – Patrick Reed
Assistant to the Director – Robert Clark
Properties – Alice Reed
Assistant Stage Manager – Sharon Greenwald
Master Carpenter – Gary Davenport
Master Electrician – Kathy Judge
Dresser – Corey Jo Lloyd
Assistant Producer – Joe Barker
Set Painting – John Owen, John Gibson
Make-up Designer – Heidi Stahle Dailey

Cast

STAGE MANAGER/SCROOGE – Les Muchmore
PROP BOY/TINY TIM – Alex Davis
THE OLD CLOWN/ALI BABA/CHRISTMAS PRESENT/JAKE THE FENCE – Gary Davenport
THE LEADING MAN/BOB CRATCHIT – Bill LeSueur
THE INGENUE/BELLE/MRS. FRED – Amanda McRaven
A CLOWN/PARROT/SCAVENGER/CHRISTMAS PRESENT – Michaela Dinan
THE DIRECTOR/MARLEY/CHRISTMAS FUTURE/FEZZIWIG – John Gibson
THE LITTLE COROLER/CHRISTMAS PAST – Dory Tucker
THE CHARACTER WOMAN/CHARITABLE WOMAN/MRS. FEZZIWIG, MOTHER-IN-LAW/SCAVENGER – Betsy Burton
THE LEADING LADY/MARTHA CRATCHIT – Eileen Dinan
THE JUVENILE LEAD/FRED/SCHOOLMASTER – Mark Guirguis
ANOTHER CLOWN/SCAVENGER/CHRISTMAS PRESENT – Faith Garrison

Alternate Cast Members

FEZZIWIG/SCAVENGER – Jeff Snyder
TINY TIM – Jeremy Williams
CHRISTMAS PAST – De Ann Brown

HAMLET MACHINE

By Heiner Müller
September 16 -25, 1993

Production Team

Director – Cristan Keighley
Sound Designer – Cristan Keighley
Technical Director – Joe Flamini Set Designer – Stuart Madany
Lighting Design – Mark Schuyler

Cast

HAMLET – Cristan Keighley
OPHELIA – Lea Marshall
HORATIO – Jamie Dyer

KRAPP’S LAST TAPE

By Samuel Beckett

Director – Tricia Sexton

Cast

KRAPP – Cristan Keighley

Additional Cast

Andrew Nimmo, Shannon Worrell, Michael Goetz, Dimitra Gogos, Lila Fenton, Kristin Asbury

LOVE

November 1993

THE IMAGE OF KEEPING STILL

By David McNair
Director – Temple Fennell

WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT LOVE

By Temple Fennel

Production Team

Director – Temple Fennell Co-Director – Shannon Worrell
Set Designer – John Gibson
Lighting Designer – John Gibson
Production Stage Manager – Vicki Chaban
Producers – Shannon Worell, Vicki Chaban
Light Board Technician – Patrick Reed
Fight Choreographer – Colleen Kelly
Master Electrician – Kathy Judge

Cast – The Image Of Keeping Still

JEWEL – Shannon Worrell
ALEX – David McNair

Cast – What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

JOHN – Will Kerner
KATE – Cate Andrews
SALLY – Cynthia Burke
BILL – Zipper Lippmann

First Annual Theater PLAY OFFS

February 18, 19, 25, 26, 1994

Production Team

Organizer/Coordinator – Fran Sackett
Production Stage Manager/Technical Director – Adsison Ely
Set Designer – Mark Guirguis
Set Construction – Addison Ely, Mark Guirguis
Lighting Designer – John Gibson
Light Board Technicians – Patrick Reed, Addison Ely

BIRD IN THE OVEN

Written & Performed by Savitri Durkee
Director – Tom Coash

YOU CAN’T TRUST THE MALE

By Randy Noojin
Director – Tom Morgan

Cast

Harvey Kessell, Steve Cunningham, Laura Spivey, Mary Miles Andrews

DUMSTRUCK

Compiled with some writing by Mary Szybist

Cast

WOMAN #1 – Jen Scappetone
WOMAN #2 – Mary Szybist

PARTNERS – A Dirty, Down-in-the-Gutter, Drug Dealer Play

By David Higgins

Production Team

Director – Tom Coash
Production Stage Manager/Costumes – Tom Doran

Cast

TROY BADEAU – Steve West
PETE – Burt Creasy
AL – David Bond
MANAGER – Mark Serrill

CLOSE CURTAIN BEFORE STRIKING

Written, performed and directed by – Matthew Olwell, Melvin Perrow II, Patrick Reed

LOOKING FOR THE BUCKHEAD BOYS

By Mary Chapin
Performed by Johnny Jones

The Troupe in VAUDE NOUVEAU

Directed, written an choreographed by – The Troupe
Produced and backseat directed by – Diane Taylor
Musical Director/Pianist – Greg Harris

THE TROUPE

Sarah Clifford, Alice Reed, Allison Orr, Schuyler Fisk, Sara Stovall, Jenny Munn, Patrick Reed, Rebecca Taylor, Salena Hutcherson, Adam Bechtel, Melvin Perrow II, Shana Taylor, Kamesha Smith, Alex Dais, Jessy Campbell

WALKING TO MIAMI

Presented by the Senior Center Players By Al Highsmith
Director – Vince Giulliano

Cast

TOM – Al Egbert
BERTHA – Louise Snoots
EZRA – Samm Mimms
STEWARDESS – Dee Plunket
PILOT (VOICE) – Vince Giulliano

Scene from MADAME COLOMBE

By Jean Anouilh, Adapted by Louis Kronenberger
Director – Patrick Stejskol

Cast

GAVLOIS – Patrick Stejskol
JULIEN – Patrick Stejskol
MME GEORGES – Tanya Schiffer
GOURETTE – Robert Bowman
COLOMBE – Janelle Wagner
DESCHAMPS – Joe Flamini

HOW THEY CAME TO KNOW FISH

Written & Directed by – Lila Fenton

Cast

CALVIN – Scott Dinsmoore
NAOMI – Magnolia Martin
COREY – Amina meyer
CARLA – Carly May

THE ONLY JEALOUSY OF EMER

By W.B. Yeats

Production Team

Director – Tricia Sexton
Costumes – Corey Jo Lloyd, Tricia Sexton

Cast

NARRATOR/FIDDLER – Joe Meade
EITHNE INGUBA – Natalie Parkell
EMER – Dimitra Gogos
BRICRIU – Michael Goetz
GHOST OF CUCHULIAN – Cristan Keighley
WOMAN OF THE SIDHE – Lea Marshall

Musicians

GUITAR – Nadine Marnelli
FIDDLE – Polo Berguiere
ACCORDION – Catherine Bersoux

PILLOW TALK

Directors – Larry Goldstein, Mala Cunningham

Cast

DR. TIFFANY HEAVEN – Dr. Mala Cunningham
DR. ROGER CREASOTE – Dr. Ron Heller
MARK – Jeff Dreyfus
JAYDEEN – Karen Kelly

PHONE PIZZA

Written and performed by Nayantara Kabir & Alden Bigelow

ELECTRIC ROSES

An Offstage Theatre Production
By David Howard

Production Team

Director – Tom Coash
Production Stage Manager – Tom Doran
Costumes – Kyra Oliver

Cast

RUSS – Tom Coash
SARAH – Savitri Durkee
DARRELL – Burt Creasy

COPS AND ROBBERS

By Beth Getz, Alice Reed, Maggie McCoy
Director – Beth Getz

Cast

FRANK CASELLO – Beth Getz
MCCOY – Amber Capron
CANDY STORE MANAGER – Alice Reed
PETE – Anthony Maughan
LINDA – Sarah Desmond

SO CLOSE

Presented by the Senior Center Players By Sam Mimms
Director – Helen Richardson

Cast

BETTY – Betty Egbert
FRED – Bruce Richardson
ALICE – Nancy Damon
TOM – Bill McDermott
GEORGE – Al Highsmith
MRS. SAWYER – Sally Rogers

THE MOON GLOW DRIVE-IN ON ROUTE 41

Written & Directed by Rowena Halpin
Music – Rowena Halpin
Featuring Jeff Syte and introducing Addison Ely

Cast

CANDY – Kathy Hannigan
BEVERLY – Kat Borges
LOTTIE – Deborah Booth
FILM STAR – Jet Halpin

SILVER MOON

By Amanda McRaven
Director – Charles McRaven

Cast

MEG WHITEHILL – Amanda McRaven
JEFFREY WILLIAMS – Bill LeSueur

MUD TALK

Written & Directed by Kathy Hannigan

Cast

CAROLYN – Fran Sackett
KIMBERLY – Shelly Steppe

SALLY HEMMINGS’ STORY

Written & Directed by Mary Agnes McCarthy

Cast

Raphael Piercy
Ginger Rhinelander
Don Joseph
Reg Adams
Fred Boyce

A SHORT MEDLEY

Created & Performed by “Syte the Fool” Jeff Syte

Scene from Women’s Wisdom: “GOLDEN OVARIES”

Written & Directed by Jane Erlich Performed by Sandra Dick