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2022-2023 Season


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About This Show

18 November - 11 December, 2022
Director: Perry Medlin

A soaring musical pilgrimage that follows a young woman hoping to transform her life on a Greyhound bus journey from North Carolina to Oklahoma in 1964.


Mary Catherine Hughes as Violet

Thad Lane as Flick

Daniel Hugus as Monty

Bernadette Moran as Young Vi

Bruce Young as Father

Jeannie Jones as Hotel Hooker/Old Lady

Chris Estey as Preacher/Bus Driver/Radio Singer/Ensemble

Hillel Finder as Virgil/Radio Singer/Billy Dean/Ensemble

Davina Jackson as Music Hall Singer/Lula Buffington/Ensemble

Bonita Patton as Almeta/Ensemble

James Scales as Radio Soloist/Leroy Evans/Bus Driver/Ensemble

Production Team

Perry Medlin - Director & Choreographer

Mandy Shuker - Production Stage Manager

Carter Walker - Assistant Stage Manager

Katherine Nies - Music Direction Team

Graeme Rosner - Music Direction Team

Laura Collier - Music Direction Team

Dan Feigert - Scenic Designer

Laurence Hugo - Lighting Designer

Joshua Reid - LED Engineer

Etta Feigert - Lighting Programmer

Bruce Young - Costume Designer

Miriam Halpern - Assistant to the Costume Designer

Maggie Rogers - Props Designer

Daniel Angell - Sound Engineer

Daphne Latham - Wigs & Makeup Designer

Kelly Chambers - Violin

Carl Hamilton - Percussion

Ellis Nolan - Bass

Stella Sokolowski - Guitar

Daniel Angell - Sound Engineer

Megan Moberg - Sound A2/Board Operator

Phoenix Rose - Dresser/Backstage Crew

Laura Rikard - Intimacy Consultant

Kim Shively - Intimacy Consultant



In 1964, a young woman named Violet takes a 900-mile Greyhound bus journey from her home in North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains to Tulsa, Oklahoma—hoping a televangelist preacher will pray away the deep scar on her face. On her way to transform her life, Violet meets a young African-American soldier who knows what it’s like to be an outsider and his Army buddy who is battling demons of his own. 

This moving musical is based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts and features show-stopping anthems from Jeanine Tesori, award-winning composer of Fun Home and Caroline, or Change. VIOLET is a Drama Critics’ Circle Award Winner and Tony Award Nominee for Best Revival of a Musical.

“Heart-stirring … with its tangy flavors of country, gospel, blues and honky-tonk rock”  —The New York Times


CLICK HERE to read the pre-show Study Guide

CLICK HERE to read the digital playbill


VIOLET is presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.



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