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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Program: Waltz of the Toreadors, October 12, 1977

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SURE, YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO MANAGE YOUR ASSETS. PERHAPS ALL YOU DON'T HAVE IS THE TIME. We have both. That's why we can- and should- help you with a trust account. Ann Arbor Bank and 'Ihtst JOHN LEIDY gifts 601-607 E. Liberty 668-6779 Luggage Shop 327 So uth Main St. Ann Arbor. Midligan48108 Luggage. Leather Gooch. Hanel Bags. Gifts DIAL 769-2000 !Area Code 3 13) **** COMING ATTRACTIONS **** December 14-17. February 8-11, Apri l 19-23, May 24-27, July 26-29, 1977 1978 1978 1978 1978 You Never Can Tell Sleuth Carousel Finishing Touches You're A Good Man, Chari ie Brown Ann ARBOR CIVI( THEATRE Many thanks to our advertisers for the very attractive ads. Jacobson'S Liberty at May nard - A nn A rbor A NN ARBOR CIV IC THEATRE PRESENTS WALTZ OF THE TOREADORS by jean Anouilh Director Hilary Cohen Assistant Director Gordon Laing Set Designer, Posters Lighting Designer Margaret Parker Mike Housefield Costume Designer Properties Diane Monach Margie Cohen Musical Composer and Arranger Make-Up John Burgess Sophie Farah Stage Manager Publicity Darlene Hartford Richard Lewis AACT BOARD OF DIRECTORS Susan Morris, Presid ent Mark Bowles, Vice President Jerry Scofield, Treasurer Runelda Medrano, Secretary Steve Stannard, Production Coordinator Claudia Kerfoot, Membership Joy Scarpu zza, Front of House Bettie Seeman, Social Carol Denniston, Minor Productions Fred Beutler, Communications Larry Hill , Property Management Harriett Kirk, Publicity THE CAST (in order of appearance) Mme. St. Pe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... Sandra Hudson General St. Pe ............... . ........ . . . ... . . . ...... . . . .. . ... Charles Stallman Gaston, the secretary........ . . .. ... .. ..... . . .. . . . .. .... . . .. . . . David Marshall Sidonia ... . ... . ....... . ... . . . ...... . . . .......... . .. . . •. ....... Heidi Cowing Estelle .......... . . . . . . . . . .. . ........................ ... • . ... Chris McMullen Dr. Bonfant. ...................... . .......... . ......... . ..... William J. Cross First Maid ........................ • . . .•.......... . ..... . . . .... Wendy Rogers Mile. de Ste-Euverte .................. . . . ................ . .•..... .Susan Morris Mme. Dupont-Fredaine .............. • ... • .................. . .... Lenore Ferber Father Ambrose ... . ........................ . ........... . ........ Steven Cole New Maid ................................ . . . .................. Teri Kuhlman The action of the play takes place in the study of General St. Pe, and in his wife's adjoining bedroom. ACT!: Scene 7. The study, a spring morning. Scen e 2. The study, a few minutes later. ACT!/: Scene 7. The study, a few minutes later. Scene 2. The bedroom, immediately following. ACT//!: The study, evening. - Th ere will be two 10-min.ute intermissions- NIELSEN'S FLOWER SHOP & GREENHOUSES Distinctive Floral Designs For All Occasions Plants and Accessories for Indoor & Outdoor Gardening 1021 Maiden Lane Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 Phone 994·6112 LUCKY DRUGS New Hours: M-F 9-9 I Sat. 9-6 Closed Sunday 303 S. 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St. Pe) has masters degrees in both Mathematics and Developmental Psychology; she has also minored in Theater as an undergraduate. For AACT she appeared in Ernest in Love and Hands Across the Sea. For other theater companies she has performed in Guys and Dolls, as well as in f ive d ifferent shows by Gilbert and Sullivan. Char les Sta ll ma n (General St. Pe) is a veteran of more than 20 AACT productions. He has also performed with EMU theater, Saline Area Players, and Ypsi lanti Players, and most recentl y with Ann Arbor Cocktail Playhouse. He won the best actor award at AACT in 1970 for Felix in Odd Couple. He served for two terms on the AACT Board of Directors. David Marshall (Gaston) is a dancer as well as an actor. As a professional dancer, he has performed in concert in New York, Washington, Detroit, and on WXYZ, Channel 7. As an actor for AACT, he has appeared in Annie Get Your Gun, Brass and Grass Forever, Antigone, Anything Goes, and Anastasia. He id i Lyn n Cowin g (Sidonia) is a sen ior at Community High School this year. She has played many roles in school plays including Nina in The Seagull, Antigone in Anouilh's Antigone, and her favo rite, Maggie, in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She is currently working on The Flies. Heidi is planning to continue her education in drama at Northwestern University. C h ris McMullen (Estelle) is playing her first role with AACT this season. In high school she was cast as Mary in Mary, Mary, Grand Duchess Olga Katrina in You Can't Take It With You, and Mother in Strindberg's Mother Love, and portrayed over 18 characters in a summer production of Spoon River Anthology. However, the ro le closest to her heart is that of Sabina in The Skin of Our Teeth. Currently she is playing the part of a secretary at the Forensic Center and part-time student at EMU majoring in Drama. Willia m J. C r oss (Dr. Bonfant), a veteran of AACT, is a broadcast engineer for the U of M School of Music. He has many graduate hours past his masters degree. His first show for AACT was in 1959 as newsboy in Streetcar Named Desire. He has appeared in man y, many productions since then, and is rated as a fine actor and a fine gentleman. He won the Best Actor Award as Thoreau in The Night Thoreau Spent in jail. Conlin Travel Ann Arbor's Largest Travel Agency PLYMOUTH MAL L SOUTH UNIVERSITY WOLVE R IN E TOWE R 769-9680 . . . you're always welcome I :~=-·Me~D~k company of Ann Arbor CAROL PEET - Realtor GRADUATE REAL ESTATE INSTI TUTE REAL ESTATE ALUMNAE, U-M RES. (313) 662-4801 You can depend on usl DeLoof & Associates, Realtors (313) 995-4400 FOR PEET'S SAKE CALL! Member FSLI C • 769-8300 11 OFFICES TO SERVE YOU IN LIVINGSTON AND WASHTENAW COUNTIES ANN ARBOR FEOERAL SAVINGS More About The Cast Wendy Rogers (First Maid) is a teacher at Washtenaw Community College Chi ld ren's Center. For AACT she has worked scenery, props and lights. She also appeared as Mrs. Winemil ler in last year's production of Summer and Smoke. Susan Morris (Mi le. de Stc-Euverte) is Pres ident of AACT . She won Best Actress Award in 1975-76 (Martha in Arsenic & Old Lace); taug ht an acting workshop at AACT, summer 1977; directed The Night Thoreau Spent in jail, Thurber Carnival, and The Diary o( Adam and Eve for AACT; directed six Gilbert and Su llivan shows for the U of M Gilbert and Sullivan Society- most recently The Mikado; appeared in a number of AACT plays- most recently as Alma in Summer and Smoke; and is employed as Administrative Assistant in the Department of Romance Languages at the U of M. Leonore Ferber (Mme. Dupont-Frcdaine) has played significant roles in five different Gilbert and Sul livan shows, plus choruses and choreography. Her other experience was in Thurber Carnival for AACT sum mer season. In her profession, her official title is Director/Attorney for the Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney's Sexual Assault Crisis Center. Steven Col e {F'ather Ambrose) appeared a few years ago in Civic Theater's Earnest in Love and in jericho, an original musica l presented by Musket. Before this he played in two musicals in Grand Rapids, Music Man and Call Me Madame. He has been a solo ist fo r local churches, and is currently emp loyed as a studen t at EMU, alth ough he also free- lances as a portrait artist. Teri Kuhlman (New Maid) is living in Ann Arbor wh ile her husband finishes his law degree. She is fro m Oregon, by way of California . She was Theater Arts major at Kalamazoo Col lege. Her most enjoyable stage experience was play ing Winifred in Once Upon A Mattress. Other roles inc lud e Asse in Pyr Ghyut, a chorus member of AACT production Bridagoon, cast member of AACT Thurber Carnival, and Mrs. Shinn in Music Man. ~~toes FINESTS;z~~~~~~ 1~~~::~~~ DEVAUX'S STADIUM PHARMACY FREE DELIVERY- CHARGE ACCOUNTS Let us be your pharmacist. ARTHUR & ELIZABETH DEVAUX 619 E. Liberty 217 S. Main Ann Arbor 1930 West Stadium. Ann Arbor 665-6105 ABOUT THE STAFF Hilary Cohen (Director) has directed more plays than we have space to mention . Some of her accomplishments at U of M are: The Rivals, The Rea/Inspector Hound, and People are Better Off in Zoos. At Stanford University she directed The Importance of Being Earnest and Twelfth Night. At the University of California she directed Saroyam Sketches and Home Free. Elsewhere in California, she directed and/or choreographed 30 or so children's theater productions including The Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, and Winnie the Pooh. Gordon Laing (Assistant Director) has a real claim to fame for his outstanding work as co-director of Lady on the Rocks recently presented by AACT and Washtenaw Council on Alcoholism. He has appeared as an extra in shows such as Richard Ill and Much Ado About Nothing. He holds a Ph.D. in Social Psychology fro)ll the U of M. Margaret Parker (Set Designer, Posters) holds a BFA in painting from U of M. As a painter, she has had two one-woman shows in Ann Arbor. As a designer, in 1974-75, she created the sets for an Ann Arborbased dance group named Ge!man/Palidofsky Dance Theater. She also designed sets for the following U of M School of Music operas: Carmen, Die Fledermaus, Madame Butterfly, and, this coming fall, Rigoletto. Michael W. Housefield (Lighting Designer) has been designing sets and lighting locally for several years. He has designed for the Croswell Opera House in Adrian, The Kingston Mines Theatre in Chicago, U of M theatres, Musket, Comic Opera Guild, Saline Area Players, and of course, AACT. Mike's most recent work was lighting design for The Zookeeper in September. Diane Monach (Costume Designer) is doing graduate work at Eastern Michigan University in costume design. For AACT she designed costumes for Brigadoon. She has also designed costumes for MM Productions. Margie Cohen (Props) has been a member of Civic Theater for several years and has worked on both costumes and props for several productions. She participated in an acting and make-up workshop during the past summer. While in high school and grammar school in Detroit she worked for the school radio station and WWJ doing children's programs. Barbara Heston (Producer) made her debut with AACT in 1975 as a member of the chorus in Promises, Promises. Since then she has been assistant director of a studio production, assistant director of Brigadoon, a member of props crews, and membership chairperson. She holds a degree from MSU in Speech and was featured vocalist on MSU-TV. She is an Ann Arbor realtor by profession. Her hobbies are tenn is, skating, and piano. Diamonds-Watches-Gifts Imported Crystal EDWARDS JEWELERS,INC. Watch and Clock Repairing David J. Pastor Jeweler 215 S. Main St. Ann Arbor. Michigan Telephone 665-3787 MR. REID'S Hair Fashions and Wigs Monday 8 am to 2 pm Tuesday thru Friday 8 am to 8 pm Saturday 8 am to 2 pm Free Parking North Campus Plaza 1761 Plymouth 761-0461 .,I, casu a l furn iture a nd accessor1es 1!/;f! "'?"::: ~ -mtE.IJORS g fll• / ,. ! \.. ' '' 3 13 I 994-3135 2767 Plymouth ~oad Ann Arbor, Michtgan 48105 .... . inrbrrn ''f' innk '\\\\\\~ ~IL ~~ ~ijnp If( , ~ 303 South State Street Ann Arbor Ml (313) 668-7653 More About The Staff John E. Burgess {Musical Composer and Arrange r) was an instructor for Musical Theater Workshop, AACT, Summer 1977; stage and musical director for MM Productions Cinderella, Summer 1977; and musical director for the last two AACT mu sicals, Brigadoon and Little Mary Sunshine. Sophie Farah {Make-Up) has been a key person in AACT since 1962 . Her wonderful contribution over the years is appreciated by all of us. She is a lso lauded by the U of M Music School Opera where she was involved in make-up for nearly 13 years. Her last AACT production was Anastasia. Hats off to Sophie! Darlene Hartford (Stage Manager) claims that theate r is her first hobby along with horseback riding and science fiction. For AACT she was stage manager fo r Little Mary Sunshine and Arsenic and Old Lace. She has directed AACT studio theater producti ons such as Under Milkwood and The Pot Boiler. She has also worked on lights, set, sound, and props for AACT. She is employed at Sycor in test engineering. Richard Lewis {Pub li city) has had backstage and acting experience in jun ior high and high school. He played Charlie Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Algernon Moncrieff in The Importance of Being Earnest" in college. He received his B.A. in Dramatic Literature from MSU in 1976; wrote four plays, subsequently produced in Detroit and Kalamazoo; and co-directed Lady on the Rocks for AACT. He is currently a staff reviewer for the Mich igan Daily. He also appeared in the chorus of last spring's Gilbert and Sullivan Society's Mikado. 24-HOUR TELLER MACHINE SATURDAY BANKING SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES TRAVE LERS CHECKS BANK AMER ICARD And 115 EAST LIBERTY STREET ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN 48104 PHONE : 663-3381 Phone all offices : 761-2211 DIRECT DEPOS IT OF CHECKS AUTOMATIC SAVINGS AUTOMATIC LOAN PAYMENTS INVESTMENT SERVICES PERSONAL SERVICES of course. FREE APPLES CJ ~;;!!~t~JJ!!. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Welcome to the opening production of Ann Arbor Civic Theatre's 48th season! We are very proud of our 7977-78 play series and hope to see all of you back in Lydia Mendelssohn for each of our shows this year. Our next offering, in December, will be George Bernard Shaw's hilarious "You Never Can Tell." In February we will present the popular suspense drama "Sleuth" by Anthony Schaffer, followed in April by Rodgers and Hammerstein 's romantic musical "Carousel," and in May the contemporary family comedy "Finishing Touches" by jean Kerr. In july we will present a major season show in Lydia Mendelssohn for the first lime - Charles Schultz' musical, "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," featuring all your favorite "Peanuts" characters. If you are not already a member of A ACT, we would like to invite you to become one of us. At the membership table in the lobby you can pick up descriptive materials and ask any questions you like. If you are interested in becoming actively involved with our organization (and we hope you are), we have a spot for you, no matter what your past theatrical experience may (or may not) be. We offer frequent workshops in all aspects of production, and we are always in need of extra hands- both experienced and inexperienced! You can pick up a jobs booklet at the membership table and see how many tasks there are to be done! If you would simply like to become a member and offer your moral support, you will be warmly welcomed. Memberships are very inexpensive and entitle you to a number of privileges, including receipt of our monthly newsletter, the "Spotlight." So, once again, welcome! We hope you enjoy "The Waltz of the Toreadors" and come back again and again, Susan Morris AACT PATRONS Donald & Elizabeth Katz Raymond & Janet Crabtree Ben & Libby Benjamin Wi lliam & Barbara Heston Harold Haugh Mark & Mindy Bowles The Rev. Ca non G. Alexander Mil ler Fred & Sue Beutler ACKNOWLEDGEMENT GOLDEN LADY HOUSE OF BEAUTY THE OLYMPIC RESTAURANT 221 N MAIN STREET OPPOSITE TH E MAIN POST OFFICE PERFORMANCE OUR NEXT PRODUCTION You Never Can Tell Wednesday $3.00 Thursday $3.00 Friday $3.50 Saturday $3.50 Curta in Time 8:00p. m. By George Bernard Shaw NO. OF T ICKETS * ** ** * ** DOLLAR AMOUNT Balcony Only Singles Only Seating preference: or chestra _ _ _ balcon y _ __ DEC. 14-17 NAME ______________________________ PHONE _________________ ADDRESS - -- -- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - CITY __________________________ STATE _ _ _ __ Z IP _________ Make checks payable to Ann Arbor Civic Theatre. Mail orders to AACT Tickets, P. 0. Box 1993, Ann Arbor, Ml 48106 . Please enc lose stamped, self-addressed envelope. Speelal Attraetlons Power Center The Actlna C ompany in Chapeau MOJ"H.ER COVRAG.E a musical adaptation of The Italian Straw Hat Rlfd~er c~l1a're,. NOV.11, 12 - S:OOP .M. NOV. 13-2 & 8 P.M. TICKETS NOW ON SALE! PTP Ticket Office: (313) 764-0450 Michigan L eague, Mon-Fri 10-1, 2-5 T ickets also avai lable at Hudson's SERVING GOOD FOOD IN ANN ARBOR SINCE 1953 MALLIS' 2204 W. STA DI UM BLVD. Your Hosts Angelo Mallis Family 208 W. HURON STEAKS • SANDWICHES SEAFOOD • SALAD COCKTAILS HOURS: Monday- SaturdAy, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00a.m. Kitchen open 'till :00 a.m . Sunday 4:00p.m. to 1 :00 a.m. Kitchen open 'til midnite. •• • • •• • • • • • •• • • • • • • • • • • • • • •• • •• : After the show wheredoyougot Opening Night Ann Arbor Civic Theater : • • • • • • e • • • • • •••• ••••••••••••••••••••••••••• • • • • •• • • When the show is over, it would be nice to find a quiet little spot nearby where you could make the most of a good evening. You can find it a t the Street Scene: the place where people from both sides of the footlights come to relax after a fine performance. The Street Scene. It's just a five- minute walk. · . at the Campus Inn Huron and State Streets and Campus Inn invite you to to meet the playwright. director and cast Cocktails and Buffet available

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