1998-1999 Season

A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY

By Tony Kushner
September 18 – October 3, 1998

Production Team

Director – Cristan Keighley
Set Designer – John Owen
Lighting Designer – Patrick Reed
Costume Designer – Jim Alford
Sound Designer – Joel Hailey
Production Stage Manager – Adriana Anderson
Producers – John Gibson, Will Kerner
Assistant Stage Manager – Sue Keighley
Light Board Technicians – Patrick Reed, Heidi Burns
Sound Board Technician – Louis Schultz
Slide Design – Shanti Durkee, Cristan Keighley
Projectionist – Adriana Anderson
Dresser/Stage Hand – Dorothy Sullenberger
Properties – Sue Keighley
Hellhound Sculpture – Christian Breeden
Hitler Doll – Michael Powers, Jim Alford
Red Baby – Sue Keighley

Cast

AGNES EGGLING – Elizabeth Noriega-Stein
GREGOR BAZWALD (BAZ) – W. Tony Powell
PAULINA ERDNUSS – Lila Fenton
ANNABELLA GOTCHLING – Liz Porter
VEALTNINC HUSZ – Roger Prine
ROSA MALEK – Tiffany Evans
EMIL TRAUM – Glenn Harris
DIE ALTE – Deborah Booth
GOTTFRIED SWETTS – Arthur Williamson
ZILLAH KATZ – Jennifer Hoyt

MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION

By George Bernard Shaw
October 22 – November 7, 1998

Production Team

Director – Betsy Rudelich Tucker
Set Designer – Tom Bloom
Lighting Designer – Chris Baumer
Costume Designer – Dorothy Smith
Music Consultant – Hank Schutz
Production Stage Manager – Janet Heath
Producers – Will Kerner, John Gibson
Assistant Stage Manager – Aran Cravey
Master Carpenter – Leo Arico
Light Board Technician – Heidi Burns
Costume Construction – Lynne Goodwin

Cast

VIVIE WARREN – Doreen Bechtol
PRAED – Larry Emmons
MRS. WARREN – Kay Bechtel
SIR GEORGE CROFTS – Dan Murphy
FRANK GARDNER – David Rogers
REVEREND SAMUEL GARDENER – Harold Langsam

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN

By Terence McNally, John Kander, Fred Ebb
December 3 – 19, 1998

Production Team

Director – John Gibson
Vocal Director – Mary Elizabeth Forbes
Musical Director – Greg Harris
Set Designer – Judith Leemann
Costume Designer – Jim Alford
Production Stage Manager – Bobbie Buxton
Projections – Catherine Dee, Shanti Durkee
Choreographer – Ken Ellis
Movement – Ray Schwartz

Cast

AURORA/SPIDER WOMAN – Jane Scatena
WARDEN – Steve Tharp
MARTA – Alexandra Scott
MOLINA – Cesar A. Guadamuz
VALENTIN – Winston Floyd
MOLINA’S MOTHER – Phyllis Koch-Sheras
MARCOS – Clinton Johnston
ESTEBAN/GUARD – Brett Durand
DANCER/GABRIEL – Kevin Douglas
DANCER/AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL OBSERVER – Bridget Mitchell
DANCER – Gina Petrucci
PRISONER – Todd Ely, Theo Gimenez, Ricardo Lawrence, Bob McConnell

SEVEN GUITARS

By August Wilson
February 25 – March 13, 1999

Production Team

Director – Teresa Dowell-Vest
Set Designer – John Gibson
Assistant Set Designer – Christine Betts
Lighting Designer – Roger Prine
Costume Designer – Leni Sorensen
Sound Designer – Tom Morgan
Production Stage Manager – Darnell Walker
Master Carpenters – Leo Arico, Jay Miller
Light Board Technicians – Patrick Reed, Dorothy Sullenberger
Lighting Crew – Larry Hugo, Karen Hester
Music Research – Tom Morgan, Leni Sorensen
Music Training – Art Wheeler
Dramaturge – Afolabi Ojumu
Associate Producer – Amber Dickerson

Cast

LOUISE – Allyson Crawford
CANEWELL – Wale Elegbe
RED CARTER – Afolabi M. Ojumu
VERA – Toya Harold
HEDLEY – Clinton Johnston
FLOYD BARTON – Dion Lyon
RUBY – Nicole McKinney

HUMAN INTEREST

By Jeanmarie Williams
April 2 – 10, 1999
Presented by Live Arts & UVA Department of Drama

SOMETHING WANTING – A Clown’s Dream of Longing

Conceived by – Foolery
Presented by – Live Arts
April 29 – May 15, 1999
Edited by Thadd McQuade

Production Team

Production Stage Manager – Arthur Scott
Sound & Light Design – Thadd McQuade
Costume Design – The Ad Hoc Foolery Costume Committee
Costume Construction – Jenner Brunk, John Gibson, Corey Jo Lloyd, Barbara Myer
Set Designers – Catherine Dee, Thadd McQuade
Miss Mendenhall’s Body Padding – Barbara Myer
Dresser – Corey Jo Lloyd
Running Crew – Julie Supa
Properties – James Packard
Light Board Technician – Jay Dempsey
Sound Board Technician – Jude Silveira
Snow Blind Painting – Asha Greer

Cast

Doreen Bechtol
Larry Garretson
John Harrell
Jennifer Hoyt
Kara McLane
Martha Mendenhall

PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE

By Steve Martin
June 3 – 19, 1999

Production Team

Director – Fran Smith
Set Designer – Jeff Bushman
Lighting Designer – Rowena Halpin
Costume Designer – Jenner Brunk
Sound Designer – Seth Guterman
Production Stage Manager – Bobbie Buxton
Producer – Cate Andrews
Master Carpenter – R.B. Smith
Dresser – Corey Jo Lloyd
Running Crew – Miranda Smith
Light Board Technician – Beth DeBellvue
Dramaturge – Roger Prine

Cast

FREDDY – J.R. Reber
GASTON – Ron Heller/Jeff Syte
GERMAINE – Ronda Hewitt
ALBERT EINSTEIN – Nicholas Pelczar
SUZANNE – Janet Heath/ Summer Sage
SAGOT – Harold Langsam
PABLO PICASSO – Brett Durand
CHARLES DABERNOW SCHMENDIMAN – Bill LeSueur
COUNTESS – Janet Heath/Summer Sage
FEMALE ADMIRER – Janet Heath/Summer Sage
VISITOR – Ben Jones

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
July 9 – 31, 1999

Production Team

Director – John Gibson
Musical Director – Peter Griesar
Set Designer – John Gibson
Costume Designer – John Owen
Lighting Designer – Patrick Reed
Choreographers – Katharine Birdsall, Cat Maguire, Leigh Mason, Anne Megibow, Edna-Jakki Miller, Rob Petres, Julie Rothschild, Ray Schwartz, Brad Stoller
Sound Designer – Lisa A. Roberson, Thadd mcQuade
Production Stage Manager – Glenn Harris
Assistant Stage Managers – Alex Naughton-Smith, Alice Reed
Master Carpenter – Leo Arico
Light Board Technicians – Karen Pitts, Alia Trudgeon
Follow Spot Operators – Janet Heath, Beth DeBellevue
Sound Board Technicians – Raphael Oliver, Dan Koncalic
Rehearsal Accompanist – Gail Pataky
Costume Construction – John Gibson, Talia Logan
Dresser – Corey Jo Lloyd
Hair and Makeup – Stacy Sheer

Cast

JESUS – José Antonio Reyes
JUDAS – Stratton Salidis
CAIAPHAS – Jimmy Locke
PILATE – Anselm Clinard
SIMON ZEALOTES – Clinton Johnston
PETER – Jason Cooper
HEROD – W. Tony Powell
APOSTLE/ENSEMBLE – Brandy W. Feldman, Joelle Heise, Jeannie Jones, Amanda Payne, Adam Vanderwielen, Joia Wood
PRIEST/APOSTLE/ENSEMBLE – Jay Dempsey, Larry Emmons, Christos Vangelopolous
PRIEST/ENSEMBLE – Steve Cunningham, Scott Houchens, Radha Metro

Band

GUITAR – Christian Breeden
FLUTE – Roger Fox
KEYBOARDS, CONDUCTOR – Peter Griesar
VIOLA – April Leightly
VIOLIN – Anna Matijasic
BASS – Charles H. Sammon III

Percussion

VIOLIN, GUITAR – Raphael Wintersberger