The 39 Steps

November 7, 8, 9*
13, 14, 15, 16*
 *Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. All other shows at 8:00 p.m.

By Patrick Barlow & John Buchan

Director: Robert Thibaut

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance! Richard Hannay, a man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she's a spy. After he takes her home, while he is sleeping, Annabella is stabbed to death, and he awakens to finds himself the prime suspect for her murder and the target of a nationwide manhunt. While fleeing his potential captors, he embarks on a surprisingly hilarious journey to solve the mystery of the “39 Steps”.

Postcard-Hitchock Meets Hilarious!

Directed by Robert Thibaut
Richard Hannay:    Jeremy Goldmeier
Annabella Schmidt:    Haley Kemper
Clowns:            Ken Lopinot
                      Ryan Glosmeyer
                      Jan Bruns-Mantovani
                      Kelli Rao

The Fox on the Fairway

January 16,17, 18*
 22, 23, 24, 25*
 *Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. All other shows at 8:00 p.m.

By Ken Ludwig

Director: Lyndsay Somers Hicks

A tribute to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, get ready for an hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of Quail Valley Country Club. They are holding their annual golf tournament and club manager, Mr. Bingham, is so confident that his club will win, he places a huge wager. Things go into the rough when Bingham’s best golfer decides to play for the rival club and a last minute replacement must be found. Unexpected comedy ensues as the tournament is threatened by bad weather, a lost engagement ring, a broken arm, and romantic mischief. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it's a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers' classics. A charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with... golf.

Postcard-Comedic hole-in-one!

Directed by Lyndsay Somers Hicks
Dickie Bell:               Ken Lopinot
Henry Bingham:        Patrick Wheatley    
Muriel Bingham:        Julie Healey
Louis Heinbedder:     Sally Sinclair
Justin Hicks:              Brandon Atkins
Pamela Peabody:     Nancy Nigh

Thoroughly Modern Millie

May 1, 2, 3*
7, 8, 9, 10*
 *Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. All other shows at 8:00 p.m.

New Music by  Jeanine Tesori, New Lyrics by  Dick Scanlan, Book by  Dick Scanlan and Richard Henry Morris

Original Story and Screenplay by Richard Morris

Small-town girl, Millie Dillmount, sets out for New York in 1922, to put some excitement in her life…and hopefully find a rich husband.  Millie begins her new flapper lifestyle with enthusiasm but encounters some unexpected turns when she moves into a hotel run by the evil Mrs. Meers and takes a job at Sincere Trust in an attempt to catch the rich and eligible boss…but instead finds herself falling in love with (gasp) an ordinary man. This zany musical, based on the popular movie, took Broadway by storm, winning the TONY Award for Best Musical! It’s an absolutely fun-filled, toe-tapping tribute to the flapper era and the exciting beginning of the thoroughly modern woman!

 

We are proud to announce our superb cast!

Millie Dillmount:             Leigha Stockton
Jimmy Smith:                Jeff Wright
Miss Dorothy Brown:      Breawn Bradford
Mrs. Meers:                   Laura Kyro
Trevor Graydon III:        Troy Turnipseed
Muzzy Van Hossmere:     Joy Powell
Ching Ho:                      Allen Berryman
Bun Foo:                       Trung Tran
Miss Peg Flannery:         Stephanie Merritt

Ensemble (In alphabetical order)
Kathleen Balassi
Bob Becherer
Jon Bee
Mara Bollini
Priscilla Case
Robert Doyle
Paul Fortner
Corey Fraine
Charity Grace Garner
Courtney Gibson:             Alice
Libby Griesedieck:            Ethel
Tracey Herweck:              Cora
Sarah Hopp
Kathryn Klein
Pat Klick            
Melanie Kozak
Gabi Maul
Preston R. Murchison
Ashley Pavlige:                 Lucille
Dan Pecher
Melody Valen Quinn:         Gloria
Kelsey Dakota Ramsey:     Rita
Sara Steiner:                    Ruth
Colleen Wyss

Director: Dani Mann
Assistant Director: Lindsay Hicks
Musical Director: Linda Radick
Choreographer: Cecily Walsby
Tap Choreographer: Robin Berger

Radium Girls

March 13, 14, 15*
19, 20, 21, 22*
 *Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. All other shows at 8:00 p.m.

By D. W. Gregory

Director: Brad Schwartz

In 1926, Grace Fyler has a supportive family, a steady boyfriend, and a good factory job. She and her girlfriends paint luminous watch dials with the newly invented radium-based paint. After some of the girls begin to experience symptoms of a mysterious illness, Grace questions whether the paint is to blame. She quits her job but she, too, develops symptoms. Grace takes action and sues her employer. Her chief adversary is former employer, Arthur Roeder, an idealistic man who cannot bring himself to believe that the same element that shrinks tumors could have anything to do with the terrifying rash of illnesses among his employees.  Inspired by true events, Radium Girls is a touching and powerful story of corporate greed and the courage of one individual determined to make a difference.     

Postcard-Compelling story of greed and courage.

Directed by Brad Schwartz
Grace Fryer:        Grace Knobbe
Kathryn Schaub:    Kathryn Kent
Irene Rudolph:        Kelsey Ruthman
Martland/Ensemble:    Mark Abels
Mr. Berry:        Brandon Atkins
MacNeil/Mrs. Fryer:    Kathleen Balassi
Miss Wiley:        Annie Bayer
Sob Sister:        Jessica Gillard
Tom Kreider:        Jeremy Goldmeier
Von Sochocky:        Barry Hyatt
Charlie Lee:        Ken Lopinot
Edward Markley:    Jason Meyers
Dr. Knef/Ensemble:    Preston Murchison
Reporter:        Colin Nichols
Arthur Roeder:        John Reidy
Mrs. Roeder/
Ensemble:        Janet Schwartz
Society Woman/
Ensemble:        Deb Dennert

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