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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Program: Oklahoma!, October 06, 1993

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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
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6
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October
Year
1993
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JA.Ci Sponsored in part by: THENEWS ANN ARBOR Ann Arbor Civic Theatre MainStage Productions Music by RICHARD RODGERS Book & Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II Based on the play "Green Grow the Lilacs" Original Dances by Agnes de Mille Directed by Conrad Mason Music Direction by Ben Cohen Choreography by Gregory George I '-·· ·-·. r _.",_.~--_.-------,1~-rrn?~-~r~"~~--~-~-~~---~-~~r//7 Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre - Oct 6-9, 1993 WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AT 8 P.M.; SATURDAY MATINEE AT 2 P.M. and other productions of the Ann Arbor Civic Theatre. ~Ann Arbor Civic Theatre . , . . . . . MainSt.tge Produc1ions Based on the play "Gret:n Grow the Lilacs~ -.. ~ ::.:::::::::::::~~- 1 ~...- Original Dances by Agnes de Mille Directed by Conrad Mason • Music Direction by Ben Cohen Choreography by Gregory George Y///~/',..r/,.-?'~//,..Yh"7....-,..r/....-;:>-.-?r"///...-Y...-,..-,....-...-....--....-....-...-...-....,...r,...,-,..,....,..,..-,.....,.,...-..-?""#ff.-7M Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre - Oct. 6-9, 1993 WEDNESDAY TIIROUGH SATURDAY AT 8 P.M.; SATURDAY MATINEE AT 2 P.M. OKLAHOMA! is produced by special arrangement with Rodgers and Hammerstein Rodgers and Hammerstein Theatre Library, 1633 Broadway, Suite 3801, New York, NY 10019 The University of Michigan forbids smoking in any part of The Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre The use of photographic or audio equipment is prohib~ed. Scene Synopsis Time: Just after the turn of the century Place: Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) Act I Scene 1 ............ .................... .................... ... Laurey's farmhouse Scene 2 ........................ ........................... ..... The smokehouse Scene 3 ...... . ..................A grove on Laurey's farm There will be a fifteen minute intermission Act II Scene 1 .....................................................................The Skidmore ranch Scene 2 ................................................................Laurey's farmhouse Director's Notes Fifty years ago, a remarkable event took place on Broadway: a new musical opened - nothing out of the ordinary in that, except that the curtain went up on a middle-aged woman silently churning butter shortly to be followed by an off-stage voice singing a ballad! Where was the jazzy upbeat ensemble boy-and-girl number that said 'nothing is wrong with the world' which is the way musicals were supposed to open? And when the fi rst act closed with a ballet, it left the first-nighters experiencing a sense of bewilderment over something so totally new and different from anything they had ever seen before in a musical. Fortunately, they stayed around for the second act- as have countless audiences since. OKLAHOMA! was the very first musical in which lyrics, music, and dancing are fused with the libretto to advance the plot and develop the characters- a novel approach difficult to appreciate now because almost every musical since has done the same. However, its success is evident because this landmark work has been pleasing audiences all this time. We're particularly delighted to bring OKLAHOMA! to you to celebrate its golden anniversary! The Cast The Staff (in order of appearance) Director ... ................. Conrad Mason Music Diredor .................................. ............... Ben Cohen Choreographer ................ Gregory M. George Assistant Director. . .......... Ann VanDemark Producer ..... ....... Kathleen Davies Set Designer ............... . ................... Paul Taylor Lighting/Sound Designer ...... . ............ David Forstot Co-Costume Designers .... . ... Betty Austin, Joy Dennis Properties Manager .............. . ........ Tom Coogan Makeup/Hair Designer ....... . ........ Rosemarie Rothe Stage Manager ............................. . .......... Dana Buck Aunt Eller Curly ........... . Laurey ... . Ike .............. . Will ......... )ud ............... . ................... ...... judy Bateman ...... Kevin Binkley .......... Lynn Bishop ..... Robert Toronto ......... )im Nissen .......... Michael Szymanski Ado Annie........................... ........ Sharon Sussman Ali Hakim ................................... Kevin Branshaw ..... Katherine Marrero Gertie. ..................... ............ Tom Jameson Andrew Carnes .. ......................................... Matt Stempky Cord Elam ... . ....... Gretchen Baxtresser Kate ................ . Dream Laurie.. ......................... ............. Roya Panini Dream Curly. ....................... Gregory M. George Dream )ud ...... ............ jimmy Dee Arnold ......... Randy Ballesteros, Dean Baxtresser, Ensemble Elise Diels, Connie Jo Ferguson, Susan Haddock, joseph Harrell, Jeff Harris, Caroline Keen, Martha Krehbiel, jennifer Lade, Marian Nelson, Adrienne Pisani, Emily Raymond, Mark Repasky, Amy Ronayne, Ruthemma Rush, Corrie Schoenberg, Cathy Simpson, Leslie Sterian, Sonia Vining, Alan Wineman, Lindsay Weiher, Linda Young The Crew Costume Crew Makeup Crew Sound Crew Betty Austin Gretchen Baxtresser Joy Dennis Darla Miller Margaret Rust Marilyn Smith Diane Branczeisz Andrew Hoag Props Crew Lighting Crew Carolyn Norton Betty Wamback Matt Stempky Molly Watson Acknowledgements Thank you to Toll Gate Foundation for the use of the saddle. 1993-94 Play Selection Committee Members This committee is responsible for our fabulous 1993-94 MainStage season Bonnie Deroski Kathi Genik Wendy Hiller )an Koengeter WANTED A FEW QUALITY CLIENTS VVITH Chairman: Ric Hunt Anne Kolaczkowski Magee Michelle Trame Betty Wamback Wendy Wright D Impeccable Taste D An Eye For Fine Craft D Appreciation For Inspired Creativity Box Office Chairmen louisa Pieper Marjorie Cripps Box Office Staff Bob Carr Bette Ellis Sophie Farah Edwina Fidler Howard Fox Judy Hsieh Ed Loyer Runelda Medrano Marcia Miner Evelyn Mull reed Edith Pinter june Norton Annette Schultz Doris Sperling Phyllis Wright ARTISTIC BUILDINGS AND RENOVATIONS 485.0066 Ann Arbor Civic Theatre is an Equl Opportuni1y EJl'f)loyer and provides prowams 01nd services wi1hout ~rd 1o race, color, religion, na1iollill origm, age, sex, or handicap. Ann Arbor Civic Theatre, Inc. Board of Directors Tim Morley President Fred Bock Vi ce President, Administration Susan Morris Vice President, Artistic Coordination Vice President, Development Deanna Domer Joni Muskovitz Vice President, Marketing Bob Seeman Vice President, Production Fred Beutler Secretary Treasurer Leonard Zazula Marshall Forstot Ric Hunt Chris Karow Gerri Lewis Ron Miller john Mouat Sharon Sussman Russ Valvo Deborah Vandenbroek Barb Wells Honorary Advisory Committee Don Faber Sally Fleming Kathleen M. Fojtik Dan Fusfeld Patricia Garcia Claribel Baird Halstead Mary and john Hathaway Fred Hindley Robert C. Hughes james Hunt Zeke Jabbour Gerald D. Jernigan Henry johnson Wilfred Kaplan Roberta Keniston HenryS. Landau Constance Baron Robert Bartels Louis D. Belcher Richard Black Ron Brooks Richard Brunvard Donald Chisholm Alan Clague Russell Collins Albert Coudron Mildred Danielson Robert Oarvas Elizabeth Dexter Peter Eckstein judge & Mrs. S.J. Elden Virginia Eveland AACT Season Staff Archives Audio Visual Chair Box Office Chair Costume Rentals Education Chair Front of House/Ushers Library Lighting Department Chair Mailing Supervisor Make-Up/Wigs Photographer Play Selection Committee Chair 1994-95 Production Coordinators, Second Stage Program Editor Props Chair Scene Shop Chair Social Chair SPOTLIGHT Editors Ticket Agent Membership Chair Pamela Seevers David Shipman Raymond j. Smit Neil Staebler Or. Edward Stasheff Ken Stevens Elizabeth Stranahan Carol Tice Christine Trautwein Alice Vining William Varus Katharine Wallace Zelma Weisfeld Robert White John Woodford Phyllis Wright Guy Larcom jerold Lax Charlotte McGeoch Virginia Patton Moss Samuel Mull ice Karen O'Neal Anneke Overseth William & Mary Palmer Prof. Willis Patterson Edward C. Pierce Beverley & Pat Pooley Eugene B. Power Michael Radock Deanna Relyea Duane Renken Dick & Norma Sarns Bob Seeman jeff Zupan Marjorie Cripps Barbara Wells Marshaff Forstot Jayne Burch Larry Rusinsky Thorn johnson Howard Fox Rosemarie Rothe Fred Beutler Ric Hunt Anne Ko/aczkowski Magee, Martha Montoye, Ric Hunt Sue Booth Betty Wamback Jim Barnes Becky Zarna Fox, Carolyn Norton Marie and Dill Murrell Conrad Mason joni Muskovitz AACT Capital Campaign Committee Judith Dow Alexander Fred and Sue Beutler Clan and Alice Crawford Jr. Judge and Mrs. S.J. Elden Rick Hadler Owen and Bonnie Haig Dave Harbison Ted Heusel Carolyn Lepard Conrad Mason Cruse and Ginny Moss Peter Niedbala Patrick O'Meara Anneke Overseth Bob Seeman Cliff Sheldon Neil and Burnette Staebler Anne Walker Sandy Young AACT Staff Administrative Manager Wendy Wright Project Coordinator Susan Morserh Director, Marketing & Development Susan Bellinson Bookkeeper Winnie Han Musical Numbers /~- /.tJ ::::.~~-~-~~.:::: OVERTURE ................................ ..................................... Orchestra . _ OH, WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING ............................................................. Curly ~ LAUREY'S ENTRANCE. . ............................................................ Laurey d THE SURREY WITH THE FRINGE ON TOP~ ··············· ........ Curly, Laurey, Aunt Eller < ... Will, Aunt Eller and the Boys KANSAS CITY .............................. ~"'t · ""' I CAIN'T SAY NO ................................. ,/.., .....~ .................................. Ado Annie ENTRANCE OF ENSEMBLE .................................. Will, Ado Annie and the Ensemble ........... MANY A NEW DAY ···························;;:A-c~_e;;::. Laurey and the Girls IT'S A SCANDAL! IT'S A OUTRAGE!..... . . ............. Ali Hakim, the Boys, the Girls PEOPLE WILL SAY WE'RE IN LOVE ...................................................Curly, Laurey PORE JUD IS DAID ...................................................................................Curly, )ud LONELY ROOM.............. .............................. . ............... )ud OUT OF MY DREAMS ...................................... Laurey, the Girls and Dream Figures -ACT TWOTHE FARMER AND THE COWMAN ..................................Carnes, Aunt Eller, Curly, Will, Ado Annie and the Ensemble ALLER NOTHIN' ............................................. Ado Annie, Will, Two Dancing Girls PEOPLE WILL SAY WE'RE IN LOVE REPRISE .......................................Curly, Laurey OKLAHOMA.................. . ....... Curly, Laurey, Aunt Eller, ike and the Ensemble FINALE .... ............................... . ........... Entire Company The Orchestra Flute .................................... Keren Schweitzer Oboe ................................................ Mary Cook Clarinet .................................................... Betsy Vanornum Bassoon .................... ........................................ Anne Gillis French Horn ................................. Todd Mitsuda, )en Oliva Trumpet ........................................ Chris Hart, Josh Manthe Trombone ..................................................... Steve Roberts Violin ...........................Jane Conway, Daphne Eller, Amy Natzke, Katie Rowan Viola ...................... .. Debbie Stearn, Katrine Varner Cello ................................ Kirk Montgomery Double Bass .. ....... Greg Powell Percussion ........... . . ....... Evan Hause ARBOR FARMS Your Healthy Choice Organically Grown Produce All Natural Delicatessen Additive-Free Groceries Vitamin & Body Care Department 2215 W. Stadium Near Liberty Mon-Sat 9-9, Sun 10-6 996-8111 About The Staff BETTY J. AUSTIN (Co-Costume Design) is a newcomer to AACT. Previously she was Costume designer for the Okemos Barn Theater and others in the Lansing area. She has recently re.established an interior design business in the Ann Arbor Area. BEN COHEN (Music Director) is enjoying his 3rd production with AACT, having previously served as Music Director for ON THE 20TH CENTURY and Chorus Director for SWEENEY TODD. Since moving to Ann Arbor in 1991, he has also conducted productions for the UofM G&S Society, written shows for Young People's Theatre, and conducts the Michigan Bach Society. Ben has a Master's degree in conducting from the UofM and has recently been appointed music director for the Vocal Am Ensemble. TOM COOGAN (Props Manager) has been working backstage since joining AACT in 1992. He has worked on props and stage construction for several shows and made his acting debut this summer in AACT's production of A SUMMER SHARE. KATHLEEN DAVIES (Producer) has appeared with AACT, the Performance Network, and St. Andrew's Players. She commends the talented cast of OKLAHOMA! and thanks the production staff for their hard work and creativity. JOY BAKER DENNIS (Co-Costume Designer) last costumed AACl's CANDIDA and is happy 10 be partnered with newcomer Betty Austin for OKLAHOMA!. Joy is usually found directing, having last directed AACT's LEND ME A TENOR. She can also be seen soon on-stage in First Presentations next production, SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY. DAVID FORSTOT (Lighting Designer) is currently an undergrad at the UofM. He has been active with AACT since January of 1992, having done "lots of techie type stuff, along with doing a little time in front of the lights" in BILOXI BLUES. GREGORY GEORGE (Choreographer) began his studies at age 8 in Detroit, turning professional at 16 when he joined the Indianapolis Ballet Theatre. After high school, further studies at the Ruth Page Foundation School of Ballet in Chicago, and a time spent with the Ohio Ballet in Akron, Gregory rejoined the Indianapolis Ballet Theatre, performing leading roles such as Cavalier in NUTCRACKER and Prince in SLEEPING BEAUTY. As a guest performer and choreographer he has participated with companies in IL, Ml, NM, and FL. Musicals choreographed include KISS ME KATE, THE KING AND I, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, OKLAHOMA! and most recently, BURN THIS for AACT. CONRAD MASON (Director) has been active in local community theater groups for over 30 years. Directing credits include ANYTHING GOES, THE ODD COUPLE, BLITHE SPIRIT, THE CURIOUS SAVAGE, among others and, for AACT, MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS as well as the two 'best of the season' award winners, THE FOREIGNER and BRIGADOON. His last on-stage appearance for AACT was in the Second Stage production oi Shaw's CANDIDA. Other acting credits include FIDDLER ON THE ROOF ITevye), MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 (in which he played the role of a director!), INHERIT THE WIND, GYPSY, ANYTHING GOES, and LI'L ABNER, among others. Conrad has served as the AACT Board President and is currently the Ticket Agent. He recently retired after 34 years at the UofM and is wondering how he ever had any time for work! ROSEMARIE ROTHE (Makeup/Hair Designer) enjoys making people look young, old, or glamorous. Lately she has gotten into the actors' "hair." Putting AACT's large wig collection to good use, she has made long hair, blond hair, curly hair, straight hair, show up when you least expect it! PAUL TAYLOR (Set Designer) is trying his hand at scene design this time around in his travels with Civic. More recently, Paul played Eugene in AACT's production of BILOXI BLUES, and prior 10 that, designed the lights for WAIT UNTIL DARK. Paul is Treasurer of Lyon Civic Theatre, which he co-founded and for which he served as President for two years. ANN VANDEMARK (Assistant Director) is the immediate past President of AACT. Her on-stage appearances include the roles of Mrs. Paroo in AACT's THE MUSIC MAN and Aunt Martha in the Dexter Player's ARSENIC AND OLD LACE. She directed AACT's production of CANDIDA, and DCP's UTILE MARY SUNSHINE. She has choreographed numerous musicals including AACT's MAME and BRIGADOON, and offstage, is Clinical Director of the Special Tree Rehabilitation System in Romulus. C~e~ea :J-fowel' S~op 203 E. Liberty Street Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 Phone: 313/662-5616 About The Cast JIMMY DEE ARNOLD (Dream Judi is making his 6th appearance for AACT. Other shows include OLIVER! (Fagin), THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER (Bev Carlton), SWEET CHARITY, CINDERELLA, and SNEAKY FITCH (chorus). jimmy has directed youth theatre in his hometown of Port Huron and Dexter Community Players' production of ARSENIC AND OLD LACE. RANDY B. BALLESTEROS (Ensemble) attends Huron High School as a freshman. He has been in Huron Civic Theatre and Wyandotte Community Theatres' THE KING AND I as Prince Chululongkorn, Chelsea Area Players' GYPSY as a Farmboy, Huron Civic Theatres' JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, EVITA, and many more. JUDY BATEMAN (Aunt Eller) is appearing in her second production with AACT. She has performed with Saline Area Players in MY FAIR LADY, HELLO DOLLY, and ANNIE. Judy enjoys singing with AACT and is active in the Ann Arbor Christian Women's Club. She is mother of two, Christie and Sean, and thanks her husband, Vaughn, for his support. DEAN BAXTRESSER (Children's Ensemble) is a Jrd grade student at Dicken Elementary School in Ann Arbor. He enjoys being in plays, soccer, baseball, and reading. GRETC HEN BAXTRESSER (Kate) has been a soloist in local recitals and concerts. She has performed leading roles in operas and musicals, and has been a soloist for Battle Creek and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras. She is a piano and voice teacher. KEV IN BINKLEY (Curly) has been an Ann Arbor resident since 1979, although Oklahoma! marks Kevin's first performance with AACT. He has performed leading roles in shows including GUYS & DOLLS, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, SOUTH PACIFIC, OKLAHOMA! and L'IL ABNER, primarily with jackson area theatre groups. Kevin is Treasurer of jacobson Stores. LYN N BISHOP (Laureyl is pleased to be making her AACT debut with OKLAHOMA! Other area musical theatre credits include Carrie in CAROUSEL, Tuptim in THE KING AND I and Johanna in SWEENEY TODD. She has performed various roles with the UofM Gilbert & Sullivan Society and, most recently, was a featured soloist in the Comic Opera Guild's, "Theatre Musick of Merrie England." Lynn holds a Masters degree in Vocal Performance from the UofM. She resides in Saline with husband, Monte. KEVIN LEE BRA NSHAW (Ali Hakim) has appeared with the UofM Gilbert & Sullivan Society, Michigan Opera Theatre, and !!!illlX community theatre groups. His favorite role is Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Kevin works as a CAD/CAM software engineer for Autodesk in Novi. ELISE DIELS (Ensemble) most recently performed with Chelsea Area Players in GYPSY, and with AACT as a chorus member in ON THE 20TH CENTURY. In Ohio, she participated in several musicals including THE SOUND OF MUSIC, BRIGADOON, and ONCE UPON A MATTRESS. Elise is a senior at EMU majoring in Computer International Systems. A~D:Jfl RENTAL Open 7 days Major Credit Cards Accepted • • • • • e SALES e SERVICE Home Business Contractors Party and Banquet Lawn and Garden Authorized John Deere Dealer 971-8330 4051 Carpenter Road (1 block south of Meijer's) CONNIE JO FERGUSON (Ensemble) has appeared in choruses of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, CINDERELLA, AND SWEET CHARITY, and has worked lights for LEND ME A TENOR. She appeared in the Chelsea Area Players' production of A CHORUS LINE as Sheila. Dancing is her passion. Connie Jo studies and teaches ballet, jazz, tap, and Appalachian clogging. JOHN T. FREY (Fred) is a doctoral student at the UofM School of Dentistry. He plays keyboards in "Twilight,'' a Grand Rapids band, and occasionally does a lounge lizard act, also at the piano. He has appeared in area theatre productions, including A THOUSAND CLOWNS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, MY FAIR LADY, PIRATES OF PENZANCE, and THE GRAND DUKE. SUSAN HADDOCK (Ensemble) is a dentist in Ann Arbor. Her previous appearance with AACT was in the chorus of SWEENY TODD. She is active in the Burns Park Players, having played Rusty Charlie in GUYS AND DOLLS, Rose in GYPSY, a chorus role in SOUTH PACIFIC, Dr. Seward in DRACULA, and Mrs. Paroo in THE MUSIC MAN. JOE HARRELL (Ensemble) has performed in many productions with his high school as well as other community theatre groups and his happy to be making his AACT debut with OKLAHOMA!. He spent part of this summer with the UofM All-State Musical Theatre workshop at Interlochen. He wants to thank the directors as well as the entire cast for making this show a great one! JEFF HARRIS (Ensemble) has performed with the Midland Music Society as Olin Britt in THE MUSIC MAN, and as Sergeant of Police in THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. He is an accountant with Deloitte & Touche, enjoys all sports (especially pretending that he knows how to goiO, and his goal in life is to appear in a show with his best friend ("You know who you are!"). TOM JAMESON (Andrew Carnes) is appearing in his 2nd AACT production, the first being BRIGADOON in 1990. He's been an aClive member of the Dexter Community Players since their inception, appearing in 11 musical productions. Tom plays bassoon, sings with the UofM Choral Union and is a volunteer naturalist with A' Public Schools & Waterloo Natural History Association. CAROLINE KEEN (Ensemble) is a graduate of Michigan State where she choreographed and participated in several variety shows. OKLAHOMA! marks her first AACT performance. A native of Ann Arbor, Caroline grew up competing in gymnasticsgolf and diving. She is currently Advertising Director and Designer for Cliff Keen Athletic. MARTHA KREHBIEL (Ensemble) played Aunt Eller in AACT's 1976 production of OKLAHOMA! She has also appeared on AACT stages in BRIGADOON, CAROUSEL, WONDERFUL TOWN, SPOFFORD, and PROMISES, PROMISES. A former trustee for the Ann Arbor Board of Education, she enjoys snorkeling, biking, swimming, and singing. JENNIFER LADE (Ensemble)has been involved in music at Concordia College since 1989, including the LEONARD BERNSTEIN REVIEW, BYE, BYE BIRDIE, and A NIGHT IN VIENNA. She has also performed with the Gilbert & Sullivan Society's 1992 performance of PIRATES OF PENZANCE. She'd like to thank her roommates for encouraging her to be in this show. "Love ya!" When it comes to investment management, Society"' has been a leader in managing personal assets for nearly 100 years. To see how we can put this experience to work for you, call David Ellies £)?4~ ~ at747-7997. /VtUJ~ Soeitt..Y lnvestmtntManagementandTrustStrvitts Ill ~~~~~~ Hours: Monday thru Saturday 9-5 Phone: 313-663-0313 Where to grm\. KAT HERINE MARRERO (Genie/Ensemble) is making her first appearance with AACT. She has panicipated in productions at Bowling Green State University and appeared with the Ohio Light Opera Co. as a featured dancer, performing Mae jones (STREET SCENE), and Lo-Lo (THE MERRY WIDOW). She's been choreographer for the Chelsea H.S. show choir for 3 years. MAR IAN NELSON (Ensemble) is pleased to be making her debut with AACT. She is currently studying voice with professional singer, Susan Stott. Marian has performed with Schoolcrah College Choir and the Metro Ensemble Choir. Marian is a special education teacher and would like to dedicate this performance to her parents. JIM NISSEN (Will Parker) is making his 3rd stage appearance with AACT. He played Max jacobs in ON THE 20TH CENTURY and Sgt. Toomey in BILOXI BLUES. He has been music director/conductor for UofM G&S productions, the New American Music Theater, and the Purple Rose Theatre. For AACT, he conducted SWEET CHARITY and SWEENEY TODD. jim is professor oi musidhumanities at Schoolcraft College and Concordia College, and is the Assoc. Dir. of Music at First Congregational Church. ROYA PANA NI (Dream laurie) has studied ballet, tap and jazz with Marjorie Randazzo, ballet with Wendi Alger, and has performed with the Ypsilanti Area Dancers. She is a graduate from the UofM with a B.A. in Psychology and English and is currently working on her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit. ADRIE NNE PISON I (Ensemble) is 12 years old and has been involved with Young People's Theatre in ROBIN HOOD - MERRY MAN, THE HOBBIT, THORIN, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, ALICE, and OLD KING COLE. She enjoys performing, singing, basketball, volleyball, playing the piano, and the saxophone. She has enjoyed working on OKLAHOMA! EMILY L. RAYMO ND (Ensemble) is making her debut with AACT. This is her first performance in a musical. She is currently a music major at Eastern Michigan University and recently travelled to Europe with the EMU Chamber Choir. MARK REPASKY (Ensemble) is making his first appearance with AACT. He has done 3 other plays with Young People's Theatre. Mark likes to act, sing, play saxophone, rollerblade, and bike. He is in the 7th grade. AMY M. RONAYNE (Dance Ensemble) is making her AACT debut in OKLAHOMA!. tn other theatres she has played the ro les of Guenevere (CAMELOT), Audrey (LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS), and Nancy Ralansky (BLACK PATENT LEATHER SHOES). Amy works as an Assistant Prosecutor for Washtenaw County. ~~e Your center For Keyboard Products ) Pianos; acoustic & digital ) sheet Music & Accessories c.o.s\0 " ·· fstef • .1' Piano Rentals I).St fO • p.I).IJ -o.YtrJ.. -tJe'Oef Est. for 33 years '(0.•·· Exclusive Dealer: Yamaha concert Grand Rental 115 E. liberty • Ann Arbor, Ml 48104 • (313) 663-3381 • 1-800-968-5464 fl ll J RUTHEMMA J. RUSH (Ensemble) has worked with local artists Nancy Heusel, Kerry Graves (drama), and Gay Delanghe (dance). She was in the Young People's Theatre production of CASEY AT THE BAT and two years ago was in two Junior Theater productions. Currently she is trying to publish a collection of poetry and she loves singing and sports. Ruthemma is in 8th grade. CORRIE SCHOENBERG (Ensemble) has done several shows with Chelsea Area Players and was also cast in lead roles in GREASE and MAN OF LA MANCHA at Chelsea High School. Corrie has been in the All-State musical theatre and choir programs at Interlochen for the past 2 summers. She's had lots of fun with this show and hopes you'll enjoy it! CATHY L. SIMPSON (Ensemble) is making her AACT debut. In the summer of '93 she took part in the Dexter Community Players' production of UTILE MARY SUNSHINE. In her other life, she is a resident physician in occupational residence at UofM. MATT STEMPKY (Cord Elaml is a senior at MSU where he is studying political theory and history. He has played various roles in SAP and just finished playing Roy Selidge in AACT's BILOXI BLUES. He is currently working at Stempky Gardens (landscaping). LESLIE STERIAN (Ensemble) is a transplanted Canadian who is pleased to be in her first AACT show. Since her stage debut (grade 4-0KLAHOMA!), she has directed, choreographed and performed in a number of shows. She is a certified sign language interpreter and has worked extensively in artistic interpretation of film and stage work in Ottawa and Toronto, Canada. SHARON SUSSMAN (Ado Annie) has appeared in AACT shows as diverse as LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, and CHICAGO. She has also performed with the Dexter Community Players, Saline Area Players, Players Guild of Dearborn, and Greenfield Village Players. Sharon is on AACT's Board of Directors. She would like to thank Conrad and Ben for letting her experience the "role reversal" of a lifetime. MICHAEL SlYMANKSI (Judd Fry) is making his AACT debut, having been an AACT season ticket holder for many years. He has appeared in several productions for Dexter Community Players, including FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Lazar Wolf), AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS (King Melchoir), and OKLAHOMA! (Judd Fry). He is a family doctor in Dexter. BOB TORONTO (Ike Skidmore/Ensemble) first appeared last year in AACT's production of CINDERELLA. He sings at every opportunity, and has taught ballroom dance. His wife and sons have also appeared in plays and musicals around Ann Arbor. Shows are always family affairs. Bob is an Organizational Psychologist & Program Director at the UofM School of Social Work. SONIA VINING (Ellen/Ensemble) climbs out of the pit to join the action on stage after years of playing in the orchestra. She has been heard in THE KING AND I, WEST SIDE STORY, 50 YEARS OF AMERICAN MUSICALS , and AACT's CINDERELLA. Sonia teaches music at Gibson School in Redford, MI. She'd like to thank her family for their support, patience, and understanding. LINDSAY WELSER (Ensemble) has been acting since she was 8. (Now she's 14.1 She did one school play and was hooked! Lindsay has appeared in Young People's Theatre's TREASURE ISLAND AND THE LIONS and THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE. junior Theatre shows include CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH. LINDA J. YOUNG (Ensemble) has been involved in theatre for 15 years. Roles include Reno Sweeny(ANYTHING GOES, Dexter Community Players), and Bebe Benzenheimer (A CHORUS LINE, Chelsea Area Players). AACT shows include ON THE 20TH CENTURY, CINDERELLA, ROBBER BRIDEGROOM, and OLIVER. To support her theatre habit, she is a clinical psychologist. ~OPERATIONAL GIFTS~*' (AS OF 8/31/93) CORPORATE SPONSOR: DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE ($500-$999): STAR ($300-$499): The Ann ArbOf News National Bank of Detroit -Ann Arbor, N.A. Society Bank A & M Snowplow Doris Davis Pamela & Donald Devine MarilynMaso AI & Louisa Pieper Robin&BetsyBarlow John Marchello Mrs. William B. 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Fraleigh• Prof. Tom franks• Arthur French M.D.it BartleyR.FruehMD.• Dr. & Mrs. Carl Frye• Alicejanefryman• l oisWGage" Dr. Danny Galloway" Garris, Garris, Carris & Canis, P.C' Bob& Vicky Gatzke• Mr. & Mrs. Roger B. Gaugler• MarilynCibson• Robert & Deborah Gilbert• M1chael&liseGias• Pearl Graves• WE'VE GOTTA PICK A POCKET OR TWO In 1991, Ann Arbor Civic Theatre purchased a building on Platt Road and has completely renovated it to create a marvellous 26,000 square foot performing gift to our project and would like to make an additional pledge, then that, too, would be greatly arr predated. Your contribution will play an important role arts complex that can be used not only by Civic Theatre, but also by other regional arts groups. The facility includes: a 175 seat theater; three rehearsal year tradition of bringing great community theater to Ann Arbor. rooms, dressing rooms, costume and scene shops; storage areas; common areas and business offices. Community interest in this project continues to be strong and subscription sales to Second Stage shCJIAis, performed in the new theater, have rocketed. Our fund raising gfoal to support the purchase and renovation of our new home is $1.25 million What's really exciting is that $961,095 is already committed, which means that we have only $288,905 left to raise. in helping us realize our dream and continue our sixty- If you haven't had the opportunity to visit our new facility yet, please drop by and we'll be delighted to show you around. If you would like additional project information, call 971-0605. Thank you for your consideration. judy Dow Alexander I invite you to become a part of this important project by pledging a gift. If you have already made your Capital Campaign Chair Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Capital Campaign 'HOME AT LAST' In response to the Capital Campaign of Ann Arbor Civic Theatre, and in consideration of the gifts of others for this purpose, I (¥Je) pledge to Ann 'Arbor Civic Theatre: Donations of $1,000 and above qualify you for membership in the AACTors Club and recognition on a plaque in the lobby of the new theatre. Is this a personal gift 0 or business gift 0 ? --c---c- paid herewith, with the balance of $ - - - , - to be paid in such amounts and at such times as indicated bei()Yol. $ to indicated beiON. be paid in such amounts and at such times as Address,_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ Schedule of pledge payments: on ' 1992 City, State, Zip Telephone Month on ' 1993 Month Please return this form to: Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Capital Campaign on '1994 Month P.O. Box 7895 Ann Arbor, Michigan 48102-7895 Please make checks payable to AACT Capital Campaign Signature Date MICS 19237 fall. .. a change in season. textures and fabrics womsn's dotbing ol'ld Jawelry mon.-wed.l0-7, thurs. &frl.l0-8. sot. 9-6. sun.12-5 upstairs at ketfvtown 665-9110 MICHIGAN'S ~ ...... ~ LARGEST WINE SELECTION 4000+ wines MICHIGAN'S MOST EXPERIENCED WINE STAFF Since 1970, helping you EXPLORE BEYOND CHARDONNAY & CABERNET VILLAGE CORNER Comer of S. University & S. Forest phone: 995-1818 fax: 995-1826 -AACT's 1993-1994 season- MainStage zoo MAN AND THE -\II \l.1inSt.1gt' Jll'l·fnnnann.·s an· pn'o..:l'lltl•d in tlu· L_\di.l \ll·mh..'bsnhn nu.:atn· unkss othl'l'\\ i"il' notl·d. Much Ado ZOO MAN AND THE SIGN by Charles Fuller directed by Wallace Bridges the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre January 12-15, 1994 An arresting and compassionate work exploring the impact of one single random act of violence on a family and on an entire inner-city community. Winner of the 1981 Obie Award for Distinguished Playwriting. SIGN Broadway Bound BROADWAY BOUND by Neil Simon directed by Russ Valvo The Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre June 22-25,1994 (Dates Subject to Change) About Nothing MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING by William Shakespeare directed by Kerry Graves The Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre February 23-26, 1994 Considered by some to be Shakespeare's best comedy, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING combines a witty and intelligent battle of the sexes, an intense, almost tragic Jove story, and an outlandish slapstick comedy of buffoonery. A warm, perceptive and humorous play that takes a sensitive look at the break-up of the Jerome family as the adult Eugene and his brother begin to break into professional comedy writing. The final chapter in Simon's autobiographical trilogy. WESTSIDE STORY WEST SIDE STORY Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim directed by Linda Spriggs The Power Center for the Performing Arts May 18-21, 1994 This brilliant collaboration between a bevy of Broadway greats sets the tragic story of Romeo and Juliet in the contemporary urban streets of New York City and celebrates love's attempt to flourish in an atmosphere of hate and prejudice. --1#·';11'9B1 ti·';b 11 =&i9d1#1'·'11111#·'d3'·51'·'11'·'3**'*·i'5 Second Stage Cat 0 nA CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF by Tennessee Williams directed by Anne Kolaczkowski Magee November 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 1993 Hot Tin Roof PRELUDE TO A KISS by Craig Lucas directed by Patricia A. Rector January 27, 28, 29, February 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 1994 All Se«.:und Sta~e Sh1ms ..1n· pn·st•ntrd in tht• Old f\rts Cnmplex. THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov directed by Susan Morris March 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 1994 SEASCAPE SEASCAPE by Edward Albee directed by Larry Rusinsky April 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 1994 A SOLDIER'S A SOLDIER'S PAY by Charles Fuller directed by J. Ricardo Hunt July 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 1994 PLAV Vttrie is our Theme! The Rogues' Trial Crazy Antics!! by Ariano Suassuna An unconventional Brazilian farce about a couple of troublemakers who con their bosses, the clergy, and even the devil himself. Oct. 14 • 17, 21-24 • Trueblood Theatre • Theatre Dept. QUILT, A Musical Celebration by Hubbard, Morgan, Schak, Stockier Midwest Premiere Touching, spirited, and sometimes An important humorous stories that inspired people to create individual new musical! panels for the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Oct. 21 - 24 • Mendelssohn Theatre • Musical Theatre Program Dialogues des Carmelites A powerful opera! II The Lion and the Jewel One of Africa's greatest playwrights! A Holiday treat! by Francis Poulenc The true account of 16 nuns who were forced, during the French Revolution, to either cease their meditations or be exeCuted. This opera will be sung in French with English supertitles. Nov. 11 - 14 • Power Center • Opera Theatre by Wole soyinka The most beautiful woman in an African village is being persistently wooed by both a teacher with radical ideas and the village's powerful ruler, as each character tries to out-smart the other for personal advancement. Nov. 18 - 21 • Mendelssohn Theatre • Theatre Dept. The Butterfingers Angel, Mary & Joseph, Herod the Nut, & the Slaughter of 12 Hit Carols in a Pear Tree by William Gibson A funny and simultaneously reverent re-telling of the Christmas story, which has been described as "angelic... as likeable as it is lively..." Dec. 2 - 5 • Power Center • Theatre Dept. Call the League Ticket Office at 764-0450 for information UM SCHOOL OF MUSIC Some things in life you shouldn't even think about doing without the help of an experienced team . Take investing. Go it alone and you could be blindsided by a quickly changing environment. Thats why we provide an experienced team of over 50 professionals to help our clients reach their investment goals. For moll information call 313-222-7870. A Rtgistmd lnvfSimt!U Advisor. ASubsidiary of Comerica Make your Wednesday night complete by dining at the Michigan League Buffet before the show, and receive a 10% discount when you show your Civic Theater ticket to the cashier. Avoid the parking rush! Come early, enjoy your meal with friends, then walk to the show. See you at. THE J§ggue Buffet 911 N. U·m ~. Rsi n Westgate Shopping Center 2513 jackson Rd. Ann Arbor • 662-4110 9:00a.m.- 11:00 p.m. 7 days a week! 764-0446 {~} • · C· ,. ·• .,...,. PubllcSChQO!S JUNIOR THEATRE' JUNIOR THEATRE COMPANY in HANSEL & GRETEL Friday, November 19,1993 • 7:30p.m. and Saturday & Sunday, November 20 & 21 •1:00 & 3:30p.m. Tickets on Sale: October 11, 1993 NATIVE AMERICAN CELEBRATION ~~ (Dancing, Drums, Stories) Saturday. February 19, 1994 •11:00 a.m. Tickets on Sale: January 10, 1994 PETER COTTONTAIL & RUMPELSTILTSKIN Come to the store that specializes in BirK.enstocks. by STRING PUPPETTHEATRE Saturday, March 19, 1994 •11:00 a.m. & 1:00p.m. Tickets on Sale: February 21. 1994 Full repair service • Large selection Expertfitting and advice We special order any style, color or size HAROUN & THE SEA OF STORIES • 209 N.4thAvenue 663-1644 Near the Fanners Market ......................... JUNIOR THEATRE COMPANY in Friday, April22, 1994 • 7:30p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Apri123 & 24 •1:00 & 3:30p.m. Tickets on Sale: March 21, 1994 Call 994·2300, ext 23 for information Tickets foi each show: Adults - $5 Children- $4, Groups ol10 or more children- $3 each.

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