Rumors

Rumors     

By Neil Simon                
 

Performances November 6, 7, 8*, 12, 13, 14, 15*, 2015

*Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. All other shows at 8:00 p.m.

Director: Robert Thibaut

Charlie and Myra are hosting a party to celebrate their wedding anniversary, but when the first guests arrive, Charlie is hiding in his room with a gunshot wound to the earlobe and Myra and the servants are nowhere to be found.  In an effort to protect their friends from a possible scandal, a story is made up about the missing couple.  The more people involved in the story, the more elaborate and exaggerated the story becomes.  This  Neil Simon parlor comedy shows just how easy it is for rumors to take on a life of their own. 

Director-Robert Thibaut
Assistant Director-Amanda Vick

CAST

Chris Gorman-Jan Bruns-Mantovani
Ken Gorman-Ken Lopinot
Claire Ganz-Beth Davis
Lenny Ganz-Kent Coffel
Ernie Cusak-Robert Doyle
Cookie Cusak-Kate Weber
Glen Cooper-Brandon Atkins
Cassie Cooper-Anna Thibaut
Officer Welch-Will Shaw
Officer Pudney-Julie Healey

Radium GirlsEnchanted April  

by Matthew Barber                  

Performances January 15, 16, 17*, 21, 22, 23, 24*, 2016

*Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. All other shows at 8:00 p.m.

Director: Tom Murray

Lottie Wilton and Mrs. Arnott have never met but share a mutual feeling of unhappiness in empty relationships with their husbands. The ladies become acquainted through a newspaper advertisement and together decide to take a holiday from their spouses and rent an Italian castle for the month of April. To help with expenses, they advertise for two other women to join them. Together with Mrs. Graves, an elderly widow, and Lady Caroline Bramble, a young and attractive flapper, the women begin their month-long escape. The ladies embrace their time together; but their holiday changes gear once the men start to arrive. In the beautiful surroundings of the castle retreat, friendships are made, and love and hope are rediscovered.

Director-Tom Murray
Assistant Director-Bill Bayer

CAST

Lottie Wilton-Anna Werner
Mellersh Wilton-Danny Brown
Rose Arnott-Heather Sartin
Frederick Arnot-Colin Nichols
Caroline Bramble-Sally Lister
Antony Wilding-Preston Murchison
Mrs. Graves-Eleanor Mullin
Costanza-Kristi Wehrle

The Murder RoomThe Murder Room    

by Jack Sharkey              

 Performances March 11, 12, 13*, 17, 18, 19, 20*, 2016

*Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. All other shows at 8:00 p.m.

Director: Jan Meyer

Mavis Templeton Hollister returns home from an evening out surprised to find her new husband, Edgar Hollister, still alive. He, in turn, is surprised that she claims to have attended a church meeting that he knows for a fact had been cancelled.  Edgar questions Mavis about her whereabouts but his interrogation stops abruptly when she pulls out a gun and shoots him.  Chaos ensues when it comes to light that the gun was shooting blanks and Edgar’s body has vanished.  This hilarious spoof of crime thrillers has all the features of the classic whodunits with a spooky, old house, surprise relatives, a poisoned cat, and, of course, secret panels.

Director-Jan Meyer
Assistant Director-Betsy Gasoske

CAST

Edgar Hollister-Kent Coffel
Mavis Templeton Hollister-Stephanie Merritt
Mrs. Lottie Malloy-Annie Bayer
James Crandall-Ken Lopinot
Susan Hollister-Kelsey Ruthman
Barry Draper-Preston Murchison
Abel Howard-Charles N. Travers

The Addams Family

The Addams Family 

Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elise, Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa          

Performances April 29, 30, May 1*, 5, 6, 7, 8*, 2016

*Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. All other shows at 8:00 p.m.

Director: Lori Gibson
Gomez and Morticia are worried about their daughter Wednesday…she’s showing signs of “normal” behavior and they can’t help but wonder where they’ve gone wrong.  The change in behavior is explained when they find out their little girl has done something unthinkable…she has fallen in love with a kind, smart, and handsome young man who comes from a respectable family from Ohio.  When the boyfriend, Lucas Beineke, and his parents are invited to join the Addams family for dinner, Wednesday asks her family to act as ordinary as possible and Lucas warns his parents to be open-minded.   As with most family gatherings, the evening includes a giant pet squid, a secret potion, and an uncle announcing he’s in love with the moon...you get the picture.  Join the creepy, kooky and always lovable Addams family as they deal with their own version of growing pains.

Gomez Addams: Ken Lopinot

Morticia Addams: Nancy Nigh

Wednesday Addams: Sarah Porter

Pugsley Addams: Sam Bippen

Grandma: Kathryn Nestor Klein

Uncle Fester: Adam Grun

Lurch: Wayne Mackenberg

Lucas Beineke: Evan Fornachon

Mal Beineke: John Reidy

Alice Beineke: Kay Love

Ancestors:

Conquistador: Jason Blackburn

Frontier Lumberjack: Riley Dunn

Saloon Gal: Courtney Gibson

Victorian Gent: Stephen Henley

1940s Dame: Jenevieve Lafferty

Caveman: Caleb Long

1920s Flapper: Brittani O’Connell

Native American: Ashley Pavlige

Bride: Sara Steiner

Pilgrim: Chris Strawhun

 

Cousin Itt: Dani Mann

Thing: Dani Mann’s hand

 

Director: Lori Gibson

Choreographer: Courtney Gibson

Music Director: Sean Bippen

Assistant Director: Dani Mann

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