On Golden Pond -- APril 4-7, 11-18

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Run Dates

April 4-7, 11-18

Description

This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memory – but sill as tart-tonged, observant and eager for life as ever. Ethel, ten years younger and the perfect foil for Norman, delights in all the small things that have encircled and continue to enrich long life together. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who then go off to Europe, leaving his teenage son behind for the summer. The boy quickly becomes the “grandchild” the elderly couple have longed for, and as Norman revels in taking his ward fishing and thrusting good books at him, he also learns some lessons about modern teenage awareness – and slang – in return. In the end, as the summer wanes, so does their brief idyll, and in the final, deeply moving moments of the play, Norman and Ethel are brought even closer together by the incidence of a mild heart attack. Time, they know, is now against them, but the years have been good and, perhaps, another summer on Golden Pond awaits.

Crew

  • DIRECTOR - Harold Truitt
  • STAGE MANAGER - Mike Skiles
  • LIGHTING & SOUND DESIGNER/OPERATOR - Jennifer Kingry

Cast

  • NORMAN THAYER, JR. - John VanDeWoestyne
  • ETHEL THAYER - Jackie Patterson
  • CHARLIE MARTIN - Steve Trainor
  • CHELSEA THAYER WAYNE - Ann Keeney-Grafft
  • BILLY RAY, JR. - Joe Mroz
  • BILL RAY - Gary Talsky

BLITHE SPIRIT -- MAY 30 - JUNE 2, 6-9

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Info

Comedy by Noel Coward

Directed by Tom Morrow

Run dates: May 30-June 2 & June 6-9, 2019

Description

A smash comedy hit on London and Broadway stages, this much-revived Noel Coward classic offers up fussy novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted – literally – by the ghost of his late first wife. The clever and insistent Elvira has been called up by a flamboyant and eccentric medium, Madame Arcati, during a seance. In this clash of big personalities (both worldly and un-), Charles must navigate his way between two wives, creating many comical situations to a quite unexpected resolution. 

 Crew

  • Director - Tom Morrow
  • Stage Manager -- Stacy Herrick
  • Light and Sound Designer -- Jennifer Kingry
  • Crew -- Eugenia Giebel
  • Set Builder -- Justin Raver
  • Hair and Make-up -- Luke Vermiere
  • Costumes -- Suzanne Rakestraw

Cast

  • Charles -- Jim Driscoll
  • Elvira -- Ann Keeney-Grafft
  • Ruth -- Diane Greenwood
  • Dr. Bradman -- Gary Talsky
  • Mrs. Bradman -- Heidi Pedersen
  • Madam Arcati -- Lona Friedman
  • Edith -- Elizabeth Shaffer

Missing Link -- July 11-14, 18-21

Lindy Baxter misses Lincoln Sinclair; in fact, she's been missing Link since World War II when he vanished in the Pacific.  A fall puts her into the hands and the arms of orthopedist Simon Fletcher.  They set a wedding date despite her parents’ misgivings and the fact that the best man and his sister, the maid of honor, are respectively in love with the bride and the groom. On the wedding's eve, Link shows up with an enormous diamond ring and a box of money as his gift for the bride who he thinks is marrying him.  


 Crew

  • Director - Joe DePauw
  • Stage Manager - Eugenia Giebel
  • Light & Sound Designer/Operator - Jennifer Kingry
  • Costumer - Suzanne Rakestraw
  • Set Design - Mollie Schmelzer
  • Set Builder - TBA

Cast

  • Rose Baxter - Jackie Skiles
  • Belinda "Lindy" Baxter - Amanda Wilson
  • Fiona Broderick - Dana Skiles
  • Miss Beasley - Michaela Giebel-Moore
  • Judy Mitchell - Jessica Moore
  • Augusta Sinclair - Barb Nurmi
  • Ed Baxter - Archie Williams
  • Simon Fletcher - Don Faust
  • Lincoln Sinclair - Jim Strauss
  • Jake Broderick - Matthew McConville
  • Rance Bickford - Kevin Keck

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The 39 Steps -- August 15-18, 22-25

 In The 39 Steps, an Englishman with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale!  A riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft, The 39 Steps mixes a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, then adds a dash of Monty Python to create an intriguing, thrilling, riotous and unmissable comedy.  In The 39 Steps, an Englishman with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale!  A riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft, The 39 Steps mixes a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, then adds a dash of Monty Python to create an intriguing, thrilling, riotous and unmissable comedy. 

Crew

  • Director - Jennifer Kingry
  • Stage Manager - Harvey Green
  • Light  Designer and Operator - Jennifer Kingry
  • Sound Designer and Operator - Nick Dunk
  • Costumer - Ann Keeney-Grafft
  • Hair Stylist - Luke Vermeire
  • Set Design - Jennifer Kingry
  • Set Builder - Jim Skiles

Cast

  • Richard Hannay - Jonathan Grafft
  • Annabella Schmidt/Margaret/Pamela Edwards -- Jessica White
  • Clown #1 -- Michael Kelly
  • Clown #2 - Kevin Babbitt

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest -- Oct 3-6, 10-13

 Rebellious rogue Randle P. McMurphy contrives reassignment from a prison farm to an airy mental institution to serve out a short penal sentence. This, he learns, may have been an error when he meets his match in the passive-aggressive disciplinarian despot Nurse Ratched, who oversees the psychiatric ward with a tight rein and hard line. While McMurphy tries to liberate the hospital inmates with basketball games, TV, partying, and even women, the uncompromising Ratched squeezes her iron fist, and their battle of wills influences the ward’s patients to start thinking for themselves. 

Crew

  • Director - Dana Skiles
  • Stage Manager - Jonathan Grafft
  • Light  Designer - Jennifer Kingry
  • Set Design and Builder - Mike Skiles

Cast

  • Randall McMurphy - Victor Angelo
  • Nurse Ratched  -- Lisa Ingram
  • Chief Bromden -- Matthew McConville
  • Aide Warren -- Eric Friedman
  • Aide Williams -- Archie Williams
  • Nurse Flinn -- Olivia Egert
  • Dale Harding -- David Beeson
  • Billy Bibbitt -- Joshua Malone
  • Scanlon -- Jim Skiles
  • Cheswick -- Bruce Carmen
  • Martini -- Jordan Smith
  • Ruckly -- Steve Mroz
  • Dr. Spivey -- Gary Talsky
  • Aide Turkle -- Greg Kerr
  • Candy Starr -- Victoria House
  • Sandra -- Jessica Moore

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