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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Program: Guys and Dolls, January 16, 1958

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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
Day
16
Month
January
Year
1958
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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
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ANN ARBOR CIVIC THEATRE
ANN ARBOR
MICHIGAN
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~ MuSiCAl. FASL~ ~ ~AOWAY
Twenty-Eighth Season-Third Production
Ted Heusel, Director
JANUARY 16, 17 and 18
17S8'
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
ANN ARBOR CIVIC THEATRE
presents
11 GUYS AND DOLLS11 A Musical Fable of Broadway
Based on a story and characters by DAMON RUNYON Book by JO SWERLING and ABE BURROWS Music and Lyrics by FRANK LOESSER
Directed by Ted Heusel
Musical Direction by EDGAR LaMANCE

CAST of CHARACTERS
............Robert Stasiuk ........................Douglas Kerr ................................................George Finkel ................ .....................................Anita Hovie .......................Gladys Hanson ARVIDE ABERNATHY..... ....................................................... Alger Crandell CORPORAL CALVIN....................................................................Verlin Garber HARRY THE HORSE..........................................................Robert Cottingham LIEUT. BRANNIGAN..........................................................................John Rae NATHAN DETROIT........................................................Kenneth MacDonald ANGIE THE OX............................................................................George Adams MISS ADELAIDE........................................................................Janice Bruckner SKY MASTERSON..........................................................................John Kokales JOEY BILTMORE..........................................................................Robert Logan MASTER OF CEREMONIES................................................Clan Crawford, Jr. MIML...............................................................................................Peggy Hayward GEN. MATILDA B. CARTWRIGHT....................................Daphne Ireland BIG JULE......................................................................................Murray Barasch DRUNK.............................................................................................Gene Conover WAITER.............................................................................................Stuart Gould
NICELY-NICELY JOHNSON.. BENNY SOUTHSTREET... RUSTY CHARLIE ..
SARAH BROWN...
AGATHA ....... ........ ...............
HOT BOX GIRLS - Sandy Edelman, Phyllis Eshelman, Betty Ann Gould, Peggy Hamilton, Harriet Hamme, Peggy Hayward, Jane Hirschmann, Peggy Jones, Lois Knoernschild, Jo O'Connor.
RUMBAS - Ella Mae Wright and Roger Trim; Erika Liebscher and Forest Shaw; Edmundo Arias, Howard Auten, Paul Cambus, Madelaine Con- boy, Norma Greenwood, Bill Hickman, Arnold Jones, Barbara Morgan, June l\Ioss, Mary Beth Pringle, Carol Quinnell, June Tobey.
CRAPSHOOTERS - Lou MeKush; Robert Castle, Stuart Gould, Robert Graham, Bill Hickman, Arnold Jones, Jack Maxwell, Douglas Pryor, Steve Schneider, Forest Shaw, Roger Trim.
NEW' YORKERS - Carolyn Barasch, Susan Cranson, Tracy Dobson, Gwen Maddy, Sharrie Scofield, Dave Sellards and others listed elsewhere.
ORCHESTRA - Conductor: Edgar LaMance.
Strings: Jean Austin, Kathleen Dunne, Mary Kelly, Florence Poe, Nancy
Slosson, Linda Kessler, Su Malone.
Winds: Ted Heguik, Hosea Taylor, Terry Small, Douglass Campbell,
Bob Detwiler, Gerald O'Connor.
Brass: Peter Ford, David Bates, John Marshall, Vincent Schneider,
Don Young.
Percussion: Don Pellegreno.
CHORUS- "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat," trained by Don Young; Mary Beeton, Richard Bowman, Robert Dennison, Karen Gruen, San- dra Koss, Nancy Lind, Jean Ann McBride, Ty McConnell, Ann Ruth, Karen Senob.
ACCOMPANISTS - Mary Alice Powell and Bruce Relyea.
CHOREOGRAPHY
FRANCES WRIGHT..........................................................................New York Hot Box Girls: "A Bushel and a Peck," "Take Back Your Mink"
ELLA MAE WRIGHT and JUNE MOSS.. .....Havana Rumbas
LOUMeKUSH ..
........Crapshooters Dance
SETTING
New York City, just off Broadway-with a short trip to Havana.
COMING ATTRACTIONS
February 13-14 and 15.. ......"MIA MINE" March 6-7 and 8... "JANUS" "Oh, Men! Oh, Women!" has been replaced as our last play by "Janus"
Scenes
1.
2.
3. 4.
5.
6.
7. 8.
9. 10.
...................... .........Ensemble ....Nicely-Nicely, Benny, Rusty Charlie ....................Sarah, Arvide, Calvin, Agatha
SCENES AND MUSICAL NUMBERS
Act I
BROADWAY
"Opening" ....... ....................
"Fugue for Tinhorns"
"Follow the Fold"
"The Oldest Established"..........Nathan, Nicely-Nicely, Benny, Ensemble INTERIOR OF THE SAVE-A-SOUL MISSION
"I'll Know"............................................................. ....Sarah and Sky A PHONE BOOTH
THE HOT BOX
"A Bushel and a Peck"....
"Adelaide's Lament"..... .
OFF BROADWAY
"Guys and Dolls"
EXTERIOR OF THE MISSION. NOON, THE NEXT DAY
OFF BROADWAY
HAVANA, CUBA
"Havana" .......................... ..................................................Rumba Dancers
OUTSIDE EL CAFE CUBANO. "If I Were a Bell"............................ EXTERIOR OF MISSION
"My Time of Day"........................ "I've Never Been in Love Before".
IMMEDIA TEL Y FOLLOWING ................................................Sarah
......................Sky ..........Sky and Sarah
1. THE HOT BOX
"Take Back Your Mink".........
"Adelaide's Lament" (Reprise) .... ................................................Adelaide
2. THE WEST FORTIES
"More I Cannot Wish You".. .............................................Arvide
3. THE CRAP GAME
The Crap Game Dance............................................................Crapshooter "Luck Be a Lady"............................................................Sky and Ensemble
4. OFF BROADW A Y
"Sue Me"...... ...................................................Nathan and Adelaide
5. INTERIOR OF THE SAVE-A-SOUL MISSION
"Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat" .............Nicely-Nicely & Ensemble
Scenes
Act II
"Follow the Fold" (Reprise) 6. NEAR TIMES SQUARE
"Marry the Man Today"...... 7. BROADWAY
..........Mission Meeting Group
...........Adelaide and Sarah
"Guys and Dolls" (Reprise)
ThP!ltrA, Inc., 119 West 57th Street, New York 19, N.Y.
.............Adelaide and Hot Box Girls ........ Adelaide
...................................Nicely-Nicely and Benny
................................Entire Company "Guys and Dolls" is preesnted .through special arrangement with Music
. .....Adelaide and Hot Box Girls
NOTES ABOUT THE CAST
JANICE BRUCKNER (Adelaide) .. . hails from Cleveland where she re· ceived Cleveland Critics Award for leading roles in "Born Yesterday" and "Over Twenty-one." She played in "Ladies in Retirement" in the Ann Arbor Little Theatre last summer. This is her first musical part, although she has worked backstage on "Guys and Dolls" in stock; Jan has also been very active backstage for Civic Theatre.
KENNETH MacDONALD (Nathan Detroit) . . . appearing again on stage after a three-year absence, Ken will be remembered for his leads in "Mr. Roberts," "Born Yesterday" and "Country Girl." He is a win-
ner of two Civic Theatre Oscar awards and a past president of the theatre. In addition to being sales manager for WPAG radio and TV, he is also active in community affairs-Chairman of the Ann Arbor Re- publican Party, Vice-president of the Community Chest, and a Board member of Junior Achievements.
JOHN KOKALES (Sky Masterson) . .. played a lead in our original musi- cal "RX" several seasons ago. He also acted in "Three Men on a Horse" and "Detective Story." John helped introduce theatre into the Masonic Temple when the Arbor Players produced "The Glass Men- agerie" there.
ANIT A HOVIE (Sarah Brown) . . . new to Civic Theatre, is a grad stu- dent at the University of Michigan in voice. She won first place in
Varsity Night this fall for a medley of Carousel tunes.
ROBER T ST ASIUK (Nicely-Nicely Johnson) . . . appears for the first time on stage, although he has sung in choral groups including the
quartet for the University of Michigan Festival of Song.
DOUGLAS KERR (Benny Southstreet) . . . also on stage for the first time,
comes to the boards via chorus singing.
GEORGE FINKLE (Rusty Charlie) . . . comes to Civic Theatre with the
Union Opera, Musket ("Brigadoon") and many Gilbert and Sullivan
musicals as background.
ALGER CRANDELL (Arvide Abernathy) . . . a long time favorite who
last was seen in "Teahouse of the August Moon" as well as in "The
Merchant of Venice" and "RX."
JOHN RAE (Lieut. Brannigan) . . . played in "Teahouse of the August
Moon," "I Am a Camera," "Merchant of Venice," and "Caine Mutiny Court-Martial." Our Ann Arbor Transit System Co-ordinator is also busy as an attorney and County Supervisor.
ROBERT LOGAN Qoey Biltmore) . . . remembered as Sakini in "Tea- house of the August Moon," our past president, has appeared in many plays, including "Caine Mutiny Court-martial" and this past summer's "Born Yesterday."
GLADYS HANSON (Agatha) . . . played in "Night of January 16th" and "Picnic."
NOTES ABOUT THE CAST
VERLIN GARBER (Calvin) . . . comes to Civic Theatre from Goshen College, Indiana and appeared in "Teahouse of the August Moon."
ROBERT COTTINGHAM (Harry the Horse) ... made his debut in "The Merchant of Venice" last spring.
GEORGE ADAMS (Angie the Ox) . . . appeared with Los Fantasmas de Arroyo Naranjo in Havana, Cuba, but is making his Ann Arbor debut. CLAN CRA WFORD, JR. (Master of Ceremonies) . . . currently Treasurer of Civic Theatre, last year's president, was first seen in "Hatful of Rain."
He's also busy as a City Councilman and attorney.
PEGGY HAYWARD (Mimi) .. . comes from England where she attended
the University of London and appeared in many plays.
DAPHNE IRELAND (Gen. Cartwright) . . . makes her first Ann Arbor
appearance although she has worked on previous shows backstage. MURRA Y BARASCH (Big Jule) . . . debuted in "Teahouse of the August Moon." Unable to sign his name on stage, he is a theoretical physicist
in real life.
GENE CONOVER (Drunk) . . . performing for the first time on stage,
he has designed many Civic Theatre sets. Comes by it naturally, since
he is an interior designer.
STUART GOULD (Waiter) . . . played in "Merchant of Venice" and
"RX." He is a psychiatrist here in Ann Arbor.
Next Production-Feb. 13-14-15
Absorbing, Pmvocative, Powerfttl Drama
by Harriet Bennett Hamme
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre is proud to present the world premiere production of this major Hopwood Award winning play by a gifted local playwright. An absorbing drama about Big Business intrigues, "Mia Mine" explores the life and problems of executives and their wives in a giant corporation paternalistically dominated by one eccentric man. Mrs. Hamme, who has published in the one-act field, is uniquely qualified to tell this particular story.
TRYOUTS January 20-21-"MIA MINE"
January 22, 23-"JANUS"
8:00 to 9:30p.m. each night in Room C224, Ann Arbor High School FOR INFORMA TION, CALL NORMANDY 2-4373
PRODUCTION STAFF
CO-ORDINATOR................................................. .............. ........ JUNE MOSS
PRODUCTION MANAGER
ASST. PRODUCTION MGR.
SET DESIGNER... .................
STAGE MANAGER ...............
LIGHTS..................... .............Howard & Margaret Fox, John Lingon PROPS..................................... ........................... ............ Helga Hover SET CONSTRUCTION, PAINTERS & CREW - Jan Bruckner, Alice
Crawford, Helga Hover, Marilyn Chadwick, Clan Crawford, Jr., Jerry Hover, Bob Logan, Peter Crawford, Mary Lou Coon, Tony Pasquariello,. Bob Eshelman, Hank Green, Stuart Gould, Bob Castle, Scott Eshelman.
MAKE-UP - Loine Meinel, Dominic Dascola, Ann Rae, Ernest Dascola,. Karen Friemund, Eileen Scofield, Mary Ann Stevenson.
ORCHESTRA PIT SUPT........ ..........Dick Cutting COSTUMES - Hedy Goldsmith, Ann MacDonald, Madelaine Conboy, Betty Ann Gould, Loretta Lyke, Mabe Jones, Ann Rae, Phyllis Peter- son, Eileen Scofield, Barbara Logan, Mary Beeton, Erika Liebscher, BOOKHOLDER.............................. ............... ................ ............ Bette DeMain USHERS.......................................................................Barbara Leake, chairman BOX OFFICE- Jerry Scofield, Allan Schreiber, Clan Crawford, Jr., Marilyn
Chadwick, Alger Crandell, Nan Johnson.
ADVANCE TICKET SALES..............................................John Rae, chairman PROGRAMS... . .......................... ............... .. ........... Marilyn Chadwick
WE WISH TO THANK:
THE DUKES for constant use of a truck
EAST ANN ARBOR HARDWARE for the Hot Box Girls' tools GRINNELL BROTHERS for the bass drum
J\UCH. BELL TELEPHONE CO. for telephones & the ma~hole guard rail THE SALVATION ARMY for uniforms and pamphlets
VFW for practice space
ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH for the benches
ANN ARBOR CIVIC THEATRE
Board of Directors
Charles Chadwick, President
Eugene Duke, Vice-President Anthony Pasquariello, Vice-President June Moss, Secretary
--clan Crawford, Jr., Treasurer ugene Conover
Robert Cottingham - Helga Hover Barbara Leake Barbara Logan - John Rae
Eileen Scofield
....................... ...............
........................Gene Duke .............Bob Cottingham . .Jan Bruckner . ..................... .... ......Gene Duke
The Ann Arbor Civic Theatre is most deeply indebted to the following patron members and appreciative of their gracious support in helping us bring this season's program to you.
THE G. V. AIREY BUILDING CO. BROOKS-NEWTON REALTY, INC. BUTTS & SWISHER COMPANY
CAPITOL MARKET
KESSEL'S FASHION SHOPS JOHN LEIDY
NAYLOR MOTOR SALES, INC. OVERBECK BOOK STORE PHILLIP forhoirstyles
SAM'S STORE SCHLENKER HARDWARE COMPANY WILKINSON LUGGAGE SHOP

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