2004-2005 Season

2004-05
Please note the season listing goes from the end to the beginning.

As You Like It
June 2-July 3, 2005

Directed by
Maurice Ralston

Duke, living in exile: Tony Brown*
Rosalind, the banished Duke's daughter: Laura Cole
Amiens, lord attending the banished Duke: Matthew Trautwein
Jaques, lord attending on the banished Duke: Drew Reeves
Frederick, the Duke's brother, usurper of his dominions: Tony Brown*
Celia, Frederick's daughter: Cynthia Evans 6/2-12; Mary Russell 6/16-7/3
Le Beau, a courtier: Jeffrey Zwartjes
Charles, wrestler to Frederick: Nicholas Faircloth
Oliver, son to Sir Rowland de Boys: Troy Willis*
Jaques de Boys, his younger brother: Nicholas Faircloth
Orlando, the youngest brother: David Weber
Adam, Oliver's servant: Doug Kaye*
Denise, Oliver's servant: Kate Cella
Touchstone, Frederick's court jester: Jeff McKerley*
Sir Oliver Martex, a vicar: Jeff McKerley*
Corin, a shepherd: Jeffrey Zwartjes
Silvius, a shepherd: Kevin Swisher
Audrey, a country wench: Veronika Duerr
William, a country fellow, in love with Audrey: Nicholas Faircloth
Phebe, a shepherdess: Tracy Jo Jungbauer
Hymen: Doug Kaye*
Lords: Nicholas Faircloth, Veronika Duerr
Singer, musician, ensemble: Kate Cella

 

 

The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
May 5-29, 2005
Directed by Jeff Watkins

Mrs. Malaprop - Heidi Cline
Fag - Jeff McKerley*
Thomas - Jeffrey Zwartjes
Lydia Languish - Amee Vyas
Lucy - Mary Russell
Julia - Bahama Lynch
Sir Anthony Absolute - Doug Kaye*
Captain Absolute - David Weber
Faulkland - Paul Hester
Bob Acres - Kirk Harris Seaman
Sir Lucius O'Trigger - Drew Reeves
David - Tony Brown*
Julia's Maid - Sheryl O'Neill
Servant - Zach Dietrich

 

Our Town by Thornton Wilder
April 7-May 1, 2005
Directed by Tony Brown

Stage Manager - Jeff Watkins*
Professor - Doug Kaye*
Mr. Webb - Randy Weinstein
Mrs. Webb - Jackie Prucha
Emily Webb -Veronika Duerr
Wally Webb - Evan Williams
Doc Gibbs - Tony Brown*
Mrs. Gibbs - Pat Bell
Rebecca Gibbs - Kate Cella
George Gibbs - Paul Hester
Simon Stimson - Doug Kaye*
Howie Newsome - Nick Faircloth
Mrs. Carter - Jane Bass
Sam Craig - Zach Dietrich
Joe Stoddard - Tony Falcitelli
Joe & Si Crowell - Evan Williams
Mrs. Soames - Jehan O. Young
Constable Warren - Tony Falcitelli
Dead Woman - Jessica Fern Hunt
Ladies in Boxes - Jane Bass, Jessica Fern Hunt
Belligerent man - Zach Dietrich
Wedding Guests -Jane Bass, Nick Faircloth, Tony Falcitelli, Jessica Fern Hunt
Pallbearers - Nick Faircloth, Matthew Felten, J.C. Long
Ball Players - Zach Dietrich, Matthew Felten, J.C. Long
Choir Members - Jane Bass, Pat Bell, Kate Cella, Nick Faircloth, Tony Falcitelli, Matthew Felten, Jessica Fern Hunt, J.C. Long, Jackie Prucha, Randy Weinstein, Evan Williams, Jehan O. Young
Understudy - Kevin Swisher

 

Hamlet
March 4-April 3, 2005
Directed by Drew Reeves


Hamlet - Matthew Felten
Claudius - Marc McPherson*
Gertrude - Laura Cole
Polonius - Maurice Ralston*
Ophelia - Amee Vyas
Horatio - David Weber
Laertes - Nicholas Faircloth
The Ghost of Hamlet's Father - Kyle Crew
Rosincrance - Zach Dietrich
Guildensterne - Matt Nitchie
Players - Kyle Crew, Doug Kaye*, Paul Hester, Kevin Swisher , Nicholas Faircloth
Voltemand - Tony Brown*
Reynaldo, Fortinbras - Paul Hester
Clownes - Doug Kaye*, Tony Brown*
Priest - Kyle Crew
Francisco, Gentleman - Paul Hester
Marcellus - Kevin Swisher
Barnardo - Doug Kaye*
Osricke - Zach Dietrich
English Ambassador - Tony Brown*
Captain - Tony Brown*
Sailors - Matt Nitchie, Kevin Swisher
Soldiers - Maurice Ralston*, Kyle Crew
Messenger - Doug Kaye*
Followers of Laertes - Kyle Crew, Kevin Swisher
Lords - Tony Brown, Paul Hester
Attendants, Guards - Matt Nitchie, Kevin Swisher
Lady - Debbie McGriff
Understudy, Polonius - Doug Kaye*
Understudy, 1st Player (Lucianus) - Tony Brown*
Understudy, Gertrude - Jessica Fern Hunt
Company Understudies - Brandon Deyette, Josh Farguson

 

Romeo and Juliet
February 3-27, 2005
Directed by Jeff Watkins

Cast

Romeo - Matthew Felten
Juliet - Amee Vyas
Mercutio - Drew Reeves
Benvolio - David Weber
Tybalt - Paul Hester
Capulet - Tony Brown*
Lady Capulet - Josie Burgin Lawson
Nurse - Valerie Payton
Friar Lawrence - Doug Kaye*
Prince - Tony Falcitelli
Paris - Matthew Trautwein
Lord Montague - Marc McPherson*
Lady Montague - Bahama Lynch
Sampson - Drew Reeves
Abram - Joshua Fargason
Peter - Marc McPherson*
Gregory - Brandon Deyette
Balthasar - Joshua Fargason
Friar John - Tony Falcitelli
Paris' Page - Brandon Deyette
Musicians - Bahama Lynch
First Watch - David Weber
Second Watch - Paul Hester
Potpan - Joshua Fargason
Third Watch - Drew Reeves
Party Guests - Debbie McGriff, Brandon Deyette, Tony Falcitelli

 

Artistic Director's Choice Series
Double-header:
January 1-30, 2005

Bo Ketchin's The Cathedral
Directed by Dikran Tulaine


Storyteller - Marc McPherson*
Singers - Paul Hester, Tony Brown, Becky Cormier, Valerie Payton*, Jeff McKerley*, Matthew Trautwein, Renee Najour-Payne, Ken Yates

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Machiavelli's The Mandrake
Directed by Jeff Watkins

Callimaco, a young man - Paul Hester
Siro, a servant - Matthew Trautwein
Messer Nicia Calfucci, LL.D. - Marc McPherson*
Ligurio, a parasite - Jeff McKerley*
Sostrata, a mother - Valerie Payton*
Timoteo, a friar - Tony Brown
Woman - Kirk Harris Seaman
Lucrezia, wife of Messer Nicia, daughter of Sostrata - Becky Cormer

The Christmas Carol
December 9-19, 2004

Directed by Tony Brown

Scrooge - Marc McPherson*
Young Scrooge - Jeff McKerley*
Bob Cratchit - Matthew Trautwein
Mrs. Cratchit - Valerie Payton*
Martha Cratchit - Becky Cormier
Peter Cratchit & Tiny - Tim Matt Felten
Jacob Marley - Jeff McKerley*
Ghost of Christmas Present - Kirk Seaman
Ghost of Christmas Past - Matt Felten
Business Men - Jeff McKerley*, Kirk Seaman, Matthew Trautwein
Solicitors - Kirk Seaman, Paul Hester
Belle - Becky Cormier
Belle's Husband - Kirk Seaman
Fezziwig - Kirk Seaman
Mrs. Fezziwig - Valerie Payton*
Fan - Becky Cormier
Topper - Paul Hester
Fred - Jeff McKerley*
Fred's wife - Becky Cormier
Mrs. Dilber - Valerie Payton*
Understaker's Man - Matthew Trautwein
Boy - Matt Felten
Old Joe - Kirk Seaman
Laundress & Servant - Becky Cormier
Fiddler - Matthew Trautwein
Caroler - Becky Cormier

 

The Winter's Tale
November 4-December 5, 2004

Directed by Jeff Watkins

Leontes, King of Sicillia - Maurice Ralston*
Mamillus, young Prince of Sicillia - Joe Watkins/Garrett Kesler (alternating)
Camillo, Lord of Sicillia - Doug Kaye*
Antigonus, Lord of Sicillia - Jeff McKerley*
Cleomines, Lord of Sicillia - Matthew Trautwein
Dion - Paul Hester
Hermione, Queen to Leontes - Laura Cole
Perdita, Daughter to Leontes and Hermione - Amee Vyas
Paulina, wife to Antigonus - Heidi Cline
Emilia, a Lady - Bahama Lynch
Polixenes, King of Bohemia - Troy Willis*
Florizell, Prince of Bohemia - Matthew Felten
Old Shepherd, reputed Father of Perdita - Marc McPherson*
Clowne - Kirk Harris Seaman
Chorus - Doug Kaye*
Autolicus, a Rogue - Jeff McKerley*
Archidamus, a Lord of Bohemia - Marc McPherson*
Lords - Tony Brown, Troy Willis*, Doug Kaye*
Ladies - Becky Cormier, Amee Vyas
Gentlemen - Tony Brown, Drew Reeves, David Weber
Officer - Drew Reeves
Jailer - Marc McPherson*
Servants - Kirk Harris Seaman, Matthew Felten, Tracy Jo Jungbauer, Jessica Fern Hunt
Satyr Dancers - Maurice Ralston*, Laura Cole, Tony Brown, Drew Reeves, David Weber, Jeff McKerley*, Paul Hester, Kirk Harris Seaman
Shepherd Dancers - Drew Reeves, David Weber, Kirk Harris Seaman, Matthew Felten
Shepherdess Dancers - Becky Cormier (Mopsa), Bahama Lynch (Dorcas) Tracy Jo Jungbauer, Amee Vyas
Bear - Tony Brown
Mariner - David Weber
Musicians - Derrick Bostwick, Heidi Cline, Matthew Trautwein, Becky Cormier, Bahama Lynch, Jessica Fern Hunt


The Historical, Tragical, Comical Repertory
October 1-31, 2004

Richard II
Fridays and Saturdays in October 2004
Directed by Jeff Watkins


King Richard II - Jeff McKerley*
Queen Isabel - Melanie Walker
Queen's Lady - Jehan O. Young
Harry Percy, Hotspur - Paul Hester
Henry Bolingbroke - Maurice Ralston*
John of Gaunt - Eric Brooks
Thomas Mowbray - Troy Willis*
Duke of York - Doug Kaye*
Duchess of York - Jackie Prucha
Duke of Aumerle - Drew Reeves
Duchess of Gloucester - Jackie Prucha
Earl of Northumberland - Tony Brown
Sir Henry Green - Kirk Harris Seaman
Sir John Bushy - Bill Chameides
Sir John Bagot - Matthew Felten
Lord Ross - Marc McPherson*
Lord Willoughby - Tony Falcitelli
Lord Berkeley - David Weber
Earl of Salisbury - Zach Dietrich
Bishop of Carlisle - Troy Willis*
Sir Stephen Scroope - Tony Falcitelli
Lord Fitzwater - David Weber
Duke of Surrey - Bill Chameides
Abbot of Westminster - Kirk Harris Seaman
Sir Pierse of Exton - Tony Falcitelli
Lord Marshal - Marc McPherson*
A Welsh Captain - Drew Reeves
Gardeners - Marc McPherson*,Veronika Duerr
Groom of the stable - Matthew Felten
Keeper of the Prison - Marc McPherson*
Lord - Zach Dietrich
Heralds - David Weber, Tony Falcitelli
Attendant/Servant - Veronika Duerr, Jehan O. Young
Murderers - Zach Dietrich, Drew Reeves
Royal Trumpeter - David Rood
Queen Isabel Understudy (Oct 8 & 9) - Laura Cole

A Midsummer Night's Dream
October Oct 14, 17, 24, 28


Directed by
Drew Reeves

Theseus, Duke of Athens - Maurice Ralston*
Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus - Amee Vyas
Egeus, father of Hermia - Tony Brown
Hermia, daughter of Egeus, in love with Lysander - Becky Cormier
Helena, in love with Demetrius - Mary Russell
Lysander, in love with Hermia - Joshua Howland
Demetrius, in love with Hermia - David Weber
Attendants on Theseus and Hippolyta - Marc McPherson*, Kirk Seaman, Matthew Felten, Matt Nitchie
Oberon, King of the Fairies - Maurice Ralston*
Titania, Queen of the Fairies - Amee Vyas
Puck, or Robin Goodfellow - Drew Reeves
Fairies - Jeff McKerley*, Troy Willis*, Kirk Seaman
Peaseblossom, fairy attendant on Titania - Tony Brown
Cobweb, fairy attendant on Titania - Matt Nitchie
Moth, fairy attendant on Titania - Marc McPherson*
Mustardseed, fairy attendant on Titania - Matthew Felten
Quince, a carpenter - Troy Willis*
Snug, a joiner - Marc McPherson*
Bottom, a weaver - Jeff McKerley*
Flute, a bellows-mender - Kirk Seaman
Snout, a tinker - Matthew Felten
Starveling, a tailor - Matt Nitchie

Macbeth
October 7, 10, 21 & 31, 2004

Directed and choreographed by
Drew Reeves


Duncan, King of Scotland - Tony Brown
Malcolm, Duncan's son - David Weber
Donalbain, Duncan's son - Mary Russell
Macbeth, Thane of Glamis - Jeff Watkins
Banquo, Thane of Scotland - Troy Willis*
Fleance, son to Banquo - Larkin Grant
Macbeth's Lady - Laura Cole
Macduff, Thane of Fife - Maurice Ralston*
Macduff's Lady - Mary Russell
Young Macduff - Larkin Grant
Lennox, Angus, a Thane of Scotland - Zach Dietrich
Ross, Menteith, a Thane of Scotland - Nick Faircloth
Caithness, a Thane of Scotland - Jeff McKerley*
Siward, General of the English forces - Tony Brown
Young Siward, his son - Mary Russell
The Weird Sisters - Marc McPherson*, Jeff McKerley*, Jessica Fern Hunt
Porter - Marc McPherson*
Old Man - Jeff McKerley*
Scottish Doctor - Marc McPherson*
Hecate - Tracy Jo Jungbauer
Murderers - Marc McPherson*, Jeff McKerley*, Tony Brown
Apparitions - Matthew Felten, Larkin Grant
Show of Kings - Troy Willis*, Maurice Ralston*, Marc McPherson*, Matthew Felten
Gentlewoman - Larkin Grant
Seyton - Matthew Felten
Bleeding Captain - Matthew Felten
Messenger - Marc McPherson*
Servants/Messengers - Larkin Grant, Matthew Felten
Lord - Jeff McKerley*

 

Much Ado About Nothing
September 2-26, 2004

Directed by Jeff Watkins

Drew Reeves as Borachio
Laura Cole as Beatrice
Maurice Ralston as Benedick
Marc McPherson as Antonio
Tony Brown and Leonato
Troy Willis as Don John and 1st Watch
Jeff McKerley as Don Pedro
Charles Nelson as Claudio
Doug Kaye as Friar and 2nd Watch
David Weber as Conrade and Messenger
Bahama Lynch as Ursula and Musician
Becky Cormier as Hero
Zach Dietrich as Watch
Bill Chameides as Verges and Balthasar
Eric Brooks as Dogberry
Amee Vyas as Margaret

 

 

The Shakespeare Supernatural Spectacle

August 2004

Macbeth
Aug 8, 12, 21, 27 2004

Directed and choreographed by
Drew Reeves

Duncan, King of Scotland -Tony Brown
Malcolm, Duncan's son - David Weber
Donalbain, Duncan's son - Laura Cole
Macbeth, Thane of Glamis - Charles Nelson*
Banquo, Thane of Scotland - Troy Willis
Fleance, son to Banquo - Larkin Grant
Macbeth's Lady - Jennifer Akin*
Macduff, Thane of Fife - Maurice Ralston*
Macduff's Lady - Laura Cole
Young Macduff - Larkin Grant
Lennox, Angus, a Thane of Scotland - Zach Dietrich
Ross, Menteith, a Thane of Scotland - Nick Faircloth
Caithness, a Thane of Scotland - Jeff McKerley*
Siward, General of the English forces - Tony Brown
Young Siward, his son - Laura Cole
The Weird Sisters - Marc McPherson*, Jeff McKerley*, Laura Cole
Porter - Marc McPherson*
Old Man - Jeff McKerley*
Scottish Doctor - Marc McPherson*
Hecate - Jennifer Akin*
Murderers - Laura Cole, Marc McPherson*, Jeff McKerley*, Tony Brown
Apparitions - Matthew Felten, Larkin Grant
Show of Kings - Troy Willis, Maurice Ralston*, Marc McPherson*, Matthew Felten
Gentlewoman - Larkin Grant
Seyton - Matthew Felten
Bleeding Captain - Matthew Felten
Messenger - Marc McPherson*
Servants/Messengers - David Weber, Larkin Grant, Matthew Felten
Lord - Jeff McKerley*

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Aug 5, 6, 7, 13, 19, 22, 28, 2004

Directed by
Drew Reeves


Dramatis Personae

Theseus, Duke of Athens - Maurice Ralston*
Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus - Jennifer Akin*
Egeus, father of Hermia - Tony Brown
Hermia, daughter of Egeus, in love with Lysander - Becky Cormier
Helena, in love with Demetrius - Karla Droege
Lysander, in love with Hermia - Joshua Howland
Demetrius, in love with Hermia - David Weber
Attendants on Theseus and Hippolyta - Marc McPherson*, Kirk Seaman, Mary Russell, Erick Jackson
Oberon, King of the Fairies - Maurice Ralston*
Titania, Queen of the Fairies - Jennifer Akin*
Puck, or Robin Goodfellow - Drew Reeves
Fairies - Jeff McKerley*, Troy Willis*, Kirk Seaman
Peaseblossom, fairy attendant on Titania - Tony Brown
Cobweb, fairy attendant on Titania - Erick Jackson
Moth, fairy attendant on Titania - Marc McPherson*
Mustardseed, fairy attendant on Titania - Mary Russell
Quince, a carpenter - Troy Willis*
Snug, a joiner - Marc McPherson*
Bottom, a weaver - Jeff McKerley*
Flute, a bellows-mender - Kirk Seaman
Snout, a tinker - Mary Russell
Starveling, a tailor - Erick Jackson

The Tempest
Aug 14, 15, 20, 26, 29, 2004

Directed by
Laura J. Cole


Prospero - Jeffrey Watkins
Ariel - Matthew Trautwein
Miranda - Amee Vyas
Caliban - Drew Reeves
Antonio, Prospero's brother, usurping Duke of Milan - Charles Nelson*
Ferdinand, son to the King of Naples - Paul Hester
Trinculo, a jester - Maurice Ralston*
Adrian - David Weber
Francisco - Kirk Seaman
Stephano, a drunken butler - Troy Willis*
Alonso, King of Naples - Tony Brown
Sebastian, his brother - Matthew Felten
Gonzalo, an honest old councilor - Marc McPherson*
Master of a ship - Maurice Ralston*
Boatswain - Kirk Seaman
Mariners - David Weber, Mary Russell, Jennifer Akin*, Troy Willis*, Drew Reeves
Iris, a spirit - Bahama Lynch
Ceres, a spirit - Becky Cormier
Juno, a spirit - Jennifer Akin*
Nymphs - Mary Russell, Bahama Lynch
Reapers - David Weber, Drew Reeves, Kirk Seaman, Matthew Felten
Shapes - Mary Russell, Jennifer Akin*, Paul Hester, Amee Vyas