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DIRT Y ROTTEN Proudly presents

SCOUNDRELS

Book By Jeffrey Lane

Music and Lyrics By David Yazbek

Based on the film “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” Written by Dale Launer and Stanley Shapiro & Paul Henning Produced on Broadway by Marty Bell, David Brown, Aldo Scrofani, Roy Furman, Dede Harris, Amanda Lipitz, Greg Smith, Ruth Hendel, Chase Mishkin, Barry and Susan Tatelman, Debra Black, Sharon Karmazin, Joyce Schweickert, Bernie Abrams/Michael Speyer, David Belasco, Barbara Whitman, Weissberger Theater Group/Jay Harris, Cheryl Wiesenfeld/Jason Cheever, Florenz Ziegfield, Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein World premiere at the Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, California Artistic Director: Jack O’Brien/Executive Director: Louis G. Spisto

Orchestrations by Harold Wheeler

Vocal Music Arrangements by Ted Sperling/David Yazbek

Producers Daiva Paulis & Marsha Rutenberg

Music Director Robert Deason

Dance Music Arrangements by Zane Mark

Director/Choreographer Zachary L. Gray Associate Director Alex McCrary

Stage Manager Scenic Design Daiva Paulis Scott J. Sumerak

Scenic Painting Sharon Damisch & David Geinosky

Sound Design Richard Neumann

Costume Design Patty Halajian and Jean Rebeka

Lighting Design Matt Kooi

Big Noise Theatre Company is a division of Winnetka Theatre and a proud member of the League of Chicago Theatres. The use of recording devices, as well as the taking of flash photographs, is strictly prohibited without prior consent of Big Noise Theatre Company. No smoking is allowed. How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying is presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International. All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 www.MTIShows.com 847.604.0275 * www.bignoise.org * info@bignoisetheatre.org


special thanks Shelli Sarg and the Prairie Lakes Community Center staff The Saints Gina Di Sandro and the Winnetka Community House Staff Abracadabra Productions Jim and Nancy Moran

WR Imaging DeMarco, Kinnaman, Lewis & Company M13Graphics FastSigns Morton Grove Marriott Theatre Northbrook Theatre

b i g n o i s e t h e at r e / w i n n e t k a t h e at r e b oa r d o f g ov e r n o r s Jon Cunningham President Michelle Cunningham Vice-President Marsha Rutenberg Treasurer Rob Smith Secretary Nancy Flaster Artistic Director

Aaron Andrews Daiva Paulis Linda Andrews Scott J. Sumerak Marian Kaderbek Tom Walker Steve Malone Melissa Young Amanda Nianick

With great admiration and appreciation, Big Noise Theatre dedicates this season in honor of Joyce Bishop and in memory of Peter B. Verdico. Joyce Bishop is a founding member of the Winnetka Theatre Board of Governors. She is the longest serving board member in our theatre’s history, tirelessly and graciously devoting her time to the Board of Governors of both Winnetka Theatre and Big Noise Theatre until her recent retirement. With much gratitude for her devoted commitment, we applaud Joyce’s many contributions to our theatre both as a board member and onstage as an actor. Peter Verdico was a beloved actor appearing on our stage in Over the River and Through the Woods, Damn Yankees, Footloose, Urinetown, and The Drowsy Chaperone. He was a mentor and dear friend of Big Noise Theatre and many in the Chicagoland theatre community. His warm personality, energetic presence, hearty laugh, wisdom and guidance will be truly missed. We are truly grateful to Peter and his family for designating Big Noise Theatre for his memorial donations. 2

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c a s t o f c h a r ac t e r s Lawrence Jameson............................................................................................................. David Whitlock Freddy Benson..................................................................................................................... David Geinosky Christine Colgate.................................................................................................................... Kristine Burdi Andre Thibault...................................................................................................................... Patrick Stengle Muriel Eubanks.................................................................................................................. Kathleen Gibson Jolene.............................................................................................................................................. Carrie Weis Ensemble............................................................................ Emilia Benassi, Isaac Loomer, Garrett Lutz, Kelly Maryanski, Amanda Nianick, Taylor Okey, Rebecca Parvin, Peter Rasey, Brent Walker, Carrie Weis musicians Keyboard/Conductor.......................................................................................................... Mike Goldman Bass........................................................................................................................................... John Summers Drums............................................................................................................................................. Justin Kono Guitar................................................................................................................................ Brandon Schreiner Trumpet.............................................................................................................................................. Nick Grill musical numbers Act I Overture............................................................................................................................................Ensemble Give Them What They Want.....................................................................Lawrence, Andre, Ensemble What Was a Woman to Do............................................................................Muriel, Ensemble Women Great Big Stuff................................................................................................................. Freddy, Ensemble Chimp in a Suit.......................................................................................................................................Andre Oklahoma.........................................................................................................................Jolene, Ensemble All About Ruprecht..................................................................... Lawrence, Ruprecht, Male Ensemble What Was a Woman to Do (reprise)................................................................................................ Muriel Here I Am......................................................................................................................Christine, Ensemble Nothing is Too Wonderful to Be True...........................................................................Christine, Freddy Finale Act I........................................................................................................................... Ensemble Act II Ruffhousin’ With Shuffhausen..................................................................Lawrence, Christine, Freddy Hotel Yodel.......................................................................................................................................Ensemble Like Ziz, Like Zat...................................................................................................................... Muriel, Andre The More We Dance..................................................................................................Lawrence, Ensemble Love is My Legs..................................................................................................................Freddy, Christine Love Sneaks In.................................................................................................................................Lawrence Son of Great Big Stuff.........................................................................................................Freddy, Christine The Reckoning....................................................................................................Freddy, Lawrence, Andre Dirty Rotten...................................................................................................Lawrence, Freddy, Christine

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p r o d u c t i o n s ta f f Producers.......................................................................................Daiva Paulis and Marsha Rutenberg Director/Choreographer................................................................................................... Zachary L. Gray Music Director.......................................................................................................................Robert Deason Associate Director................................................................................................................... Alex McCrary Stage Manager............................................................................................................................Daiva Paulis Scenic Design ....................................................................................................................Scott J. Sumerak Costumers...................................................................................................... Patty Halajian, Jean Rebeka Lighting Design............................................................................................................................... Matt Kooi Light Execution....................................................................................................................... Lauren Frantz Sound Design..................................................................................................................Richard Neumann Sound Execution..................................................................................................................... Blake Bortnik Master Carpenter.........................................................................................................................Mike Peters Accompanist.................................................................................................................... Michael Goldman Spotlight...........................................................................................................................Sarah Jane Blevins Scenic Painting..................................................................................Sharon Damisch, David Geinosky Stage Crew...............................................................................................................................Millie Schmalz Dance Captain...............................................................................................................................Carrie Weis Tickets................................................................................................................................Marsha Rutenberg Auditions.......................................................................................................................................Daiva Paulis Program............................................................................................................................Marsha Rutenberg House Manager...................................................................................................BNT Board of Governors cast Biogr aphies EMILIA BENASSI (Lenore/Ensemble) Emilia Benassi is a junior at North Central College and is so excited to perform this production for you! She was most recently seen as Bianca in NCC’s production of Kiss Me Kate.  She wants to thank all of her friends and family for their love and support! KRISTINE BURDI (Christine Colgate) Kristine is thrilled to return to Big Noise after last being seen as Rosemary in How To Succeed.  Other recent credits: Winter Wonderettes (Fox Valley Rep); Marvelous Wonderettes & Spelling Bee (MetropolisPAC); Beauty and the Beast (Chicago Shakespeare) and a lead vocalist with Royal Caribbean. Kristine holds a BA in 4

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Theatre from Northern Illinois University.  Much love to Zach, Robert and the whole production team for this wonderful opportunity. And as always, a huge thanks and all the love in the world  to my amazing support system Mom, Dad, Dan, Hlm, Sb and my incredible husband. DAVID GEINOSKY (Freddy Benson) returns to BNT where he last appeared as Robert Martin in their 2011 production of The Drowsy Chaperone. Most recently as an understudy, he had the pleasure of going on for the role of Soapy Smith in Porchlight Music Theaters, The Gift of the Magi. David was an immediate replacement for the 2008-09 first national tour of The Wizard of Oz, where he understudied and performed the role of the Scarecrow. Shortly after he traveled


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internationally as a singer dancer with Jean Anne Ryan Productions for Silver Seas Cruises. Chicago Credits include Man 3 in Rodgers and Hart a Celebration (Light Opera Works); Joe in Hello Norma Jean (Pride Films and Plays); and Jack Stone in Reefer Madness (Brown Paper Box Theater). Other favorite roles include Frankie in Forever Plaid and Ren McCormick in Footloose ( Bucks County Playhouse PA); Eddie Ryan in Do Black Patent Leather Shoes.. (Millbrook Playhouse PA); Dennis in All Shook Up (The Armory Dinner Theater WI); u/s Bob Wallace /ensemble in White Christmas (Circa 21 Dinner Theater IL); Bibi Bonnard in The Happy Time (Musicals Tonight NYC). David Received his Training from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. Thanks to Marsha, Daiva, Nancy, Robert and Zach for this wonderful opportunity. Love always to Mom, Dad, and Andrea.    KATHLEEN CAMPBELL GIBSON (Muriel Eubanks) is thoroughly enjoying her time with the Big Noise family!  Favorite past productions include: Guys and Dolls (General Cartwright) at Theatre At The Center, A Little Night Music at Peninsula Players; Pirates of Penzance (Ruth) and All Shook Up (Silvia) at Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre; Jerry Springer the Opera (Peaches), Bare (Nadia), The Christmas Schooner, and Denis DeYoung’s Hunchback of Notre Dame at Bailiwick Repertory Theatre.  You can also find her around town performing with her improv group Portion Control.  She holds a B.M. from DePaul University, and is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory. www.KathleenCampbellGibson.com

ISAAC J. LOOMER (Ensemble) Isaac is thrilled to “Give Them What They Want”. Originally from MN, he has been doing theatre in the Chicagoland area for the last 4 years. Recently seen in Pippin: A Bollywood Spectaular, Showgirls!, and Legally Blonde. He would like to thank all the scoundrels in his life:  family, friends, and puppy. Special thanks to Mealah for 10 long years  together. Finally, to musical theatre for giving me great big stuff even if it is just pretend. GARRETT LUTZ (Ensemble) This is Garrett’s first show with Big Noise and he has had a blast! He was last seen as an ensemble member in Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Three Sisters (Adaptation by Tracy Letts, director Anna Shapiro). He received his BA in Musical Theatre at North Central College where he performed in Company, Cannon Fire, Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Guys and Dolls, and The Wedding Singer. Next month he will take part in the Chicago Sketchbook Festival as Earl in Shuffle Off. Love to friends and family, your support is unreal! KELLY MARYANSKI (Sophia/Ensemble) is excited to be back with Big Noise this season! Kelly holds a BFA cum laude from Denison University and choreographs and acts in the Chicagoland area. She has worked with AlphaBet Soup Productions, Big Noise Theatre, Dance Chicago, Light Opera Works, Music on Stage, Oakton Performing Arts, and Theatre at the Center. Fav. credits include: Legally Blonde (Brooke Wyndham), Urinetown Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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(Little Becky Two Shoes), How to Succeed… (Secretary), Alice in Wonderland (Queen of Hearts), Leader of the Pack (Pas de Deux Dancer). Kelly is currently brushing up on combat training in preparation for work this summer in a feature film to be released in March 2014. TV: “Underemployed”, “Boss”, “Friendzone”. Many thanks to the Big Noise family and to Zach for always being a positive inspiration. Love and plovers to my Jason. www.thisiskellymaryanski.com AMANDA NIANICK (Usherette, Ensemble) is jazzed to return to the Big Noise stage in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels!! Amanda is a grad of Indiana University earning a BA in Theatre and Drama with a minor in Music. She was also four-year member of IU’s Premier Female A Cappella Group Ladies First and a proud member of the The Jacob’s School of Music Singing Hoosiers. Most recently Amanda was featured in a new musical work as the lead, Charlotte, on the demo recording of She Is Fire. Some favorite roles include Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray, Beauty in The Enchantment of Beauty and the Beast, Ms. Jones in How to Succeed... as well as various others in The Drowsy Chaperone, All Shook Up and Once Upon a Mattress. She sends so much love to her family and friends for their continued love and support. Which includes nothing short of trekking out to who-knows-where to make it to every show she’s ever been in! Thanks x infinity! Couldn’t do it without you! TAYLOR OKEY (Ensemble) Taylor is thrilled to be making is Big Noise Theatre debut alongside such an incredible cast and production team! He was most recently seen on stage 6

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portraying the role of John in the US nonequity premier of Lawrence Mark Wythe’s award winning musical Tomorrow Morning. Additional theatre credits include Billy Bigelow in Carousel, Horton the Elephant in Suessical, Walt Dreery in The Threepenny Opera, and Zeke in the Indiana premier of Disney’s High School Musical. He is a recent graduate of Elmhurst College and holds a BM in Music Education and Vocal Performance. Huge thanks to Zack and Robert for the opportunity, and to the entire cast and crew for making this such an incredible experience! For Mom and Dad. @TaylorOkey REBECCA PARVIN (Renee/Ensemble) Rebecca Parvin is thrilled to be making her BNT debut.  She most recently performed as Isabel in Steel Beam Theatre’s production of Scrooge The Musical, and as the spunky Polly Baker in the Gershwin musical Crazy For You at the Woodstock Opera House. Favorite roles include Emma in Jekyll & Hyde (Music On Stage), Marian in The Music Man (St. James Theatre), and Amy in Little Women (TIU Productions).  Rebecca recently began working television shows for HBO & MTV, and was featured on a national Marshalls commercial. Having a background in dance and ballet, she is a competitive ballroom dancer, most recently taking 1st place in the Bronze Rhythm Division at the 2013 Indiana Dancesport Challenge. When not performing, she works as a middle school orchestra director. Rebecca holds a  BA in Music Education and Voice Performance and is currently continuing into her graduate studies at Vandercook School Of Music. Thank you to Zach, Robert, Marsha, Nancy, Daiva, Michelle Reynolds, and my loving bf Alec. Soli Deo Gloria! www. rebeccaparvin.com


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PETER RASEY (Ensemble) returns to Big Noise where he has been involved in approximately 20 of their productions over the years.  Most recently he produced BN’s productions of Born Yesterday and Butterflies Are Free and appeared in Leader of the Pack and All Shook Up.  Elsewhere, Peter keeps busy as a director and choreographer, and recently appeared as an actor in 42nd Street, and a Jerry Herman revue.  Favorite credits include Cabaret (Cliff ), Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere), The Full Monty (Malcom), and Dial M for Murder (Tony).   This one’s dedicated to my dear Aunt Marion, who was anything but a Dirty Rotten Scoundrel. Cheers! PATRICK STENGLE (Andre) Patrick returns to Big Noise for a third time after appearing in Jesus Christ Superstar and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. He recently finished up their Just for Kids’ production of The Adventures of Flat Stanley where he also portrayed a dashing Frenchman. He extends his gratitude to the Big Noise crew for this opportunity. Much love to Barb and Jim.

and Old Lace, Tulsa in Gypsy, Frog in A Year with Frog and Toad, Snoopy in Snoopy!!!, Rooster in Annie, Aladdin in Disney’s Aladdin, Mikey in Hairspray, Hugo Peabody in Bye Bye Birdie, Charlie in Willy Wonka, and Leo Bloom in The Producers. Offstage, Brent works at WMS Gaming, where he makes art for slot machines, yes...slot machines. And no, he has no tricks for winning. Schmee to Christopher! CARRIE WEIS (Jolene, Ensemble, Dance Captain) Carrie is thrilled to be returning to the Big Noise stage where she was last seen in Jesus Christ Superstar and The Drowsy Chaperone! Other credits include 10 Ways to Kill Your Husband (Michelle), Married Alive (Erin u/s),Damn Yankees (Dancer), Metropolis; Rapunzel (Rapunzel), Flat Stanley (Mrs. Cartero), Winnetka Theatre; and shows at Circle Theatre, JPAC, and Wagon Wheel. Thanks and love to Nancy, Zach, Robert, Stacey, Sare, the whole fam, my HLM, and my amazing husband Lorenzo! Enjoy the show!

DAVID WHITLOCK (Lawrence Jameson) Big Noise credits: Jesus Christ Superstar (Priest), BRENT WALKER Leader of the Pack (Gus), (Ensemble) is feeling How to Succeed… très magnifique about (Biggley), All Shook Up working with Big Noise (Jim), Sunday in the Park with George (Mr./ yet again this season Charles Redmond), On Golden Pond after playing an apostle (Charlie), and Over the Tavern (Chet). Other in Jesus Christ Superstar credits include Married Alive (u/s Ron) with this past fall. Previous Big Noise credits... Metropolis Theater, Hello Dolly (Rudolph) The Musical Adventures of Flat with Light Opera Works, Annie (Drake) with Stanley, Leader of the Pack, Highland Park Players, and Mame and Rapunzel . Other credits: Thoroughly (Beauregard) with CenterStage of Lake Modern Mille, Hortensio in Kiss Me, Kate, Evil Forest. Love to A, B & H; Mom, thanks for Eye Fleegle in Li’l Abner, Mortimer in Arsenic everything. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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p r o d u c t i o n s ta f f B i o g r a p h i e s ZACHARY L. GRAY (Director/ Choreographer) Zachary L Gray proudly makes his directorial debut with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.  His choreography was last seen on the Prairie Lakes stage in last season’s How to Succeed... Zach began his professional career in 2008 as cochoreographer of West Side Story at Timber Lake Playhouse.  Since then, he has set numerous shows at the Little Theatre on the Square TYA in Sullivan, IL, including:  Cinderella, Disney’s 101 Dalmatians, Aladdin, A Year with Frog and Toad, Sleeping Beauty, Alice in Wonderland, mainstage productions of Hair and Grease, as well as the regional tour of Schoolhouse Rock, Live!  Most recently,  Zach co-choreographed Legally Blonde at Northbrook Park District and Seussical for Fox Country Players in Yorkville, IL.  A proud member of Actors’ Equity, he has appeared throughout the Chicagoland area at Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire, Victory Gardens, Light Opera Works, Fireside Theatre, and Drury Lane Oakbrook, where he is currently in the ensemble of Oliver!.  Incredible amounts of gratitude to Nancy, Marsha, and Daiva for this opportunity.  To this amazing amazing, fearless, and hard-working cast of triple threats:  you have made this experience an incredible blessing for me.  Thank you.   DAIVA PAULIS (Producer/Stage Manager) is shocked to realize that with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, she has finally lost count of how many Big Noise and Winnetka Theatre productions she has undertaken! During this time, her contributions to Big Noise Theatre have been invaluable. In addition to serving as producer and stage manager, she is a one woman production staff, manning the desk at auditions, setting up for rehearsals, running sound and light boards, serving as projectionist, operating a spotlight, building, painting and always doing the unimaginable. Her daily rehearsal reports to cast and crew provide us with endless entertainment. 8

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We couldn’t put up a show without her! Most recently, she was the co – producer/ stage manager for Jesus Christ Superstar, producer for Leader of the Pack and The Drowsy Chaperone, and Stage Manager for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She is always behind the scenes running the lights and or sound for Winnetka Theatre’s “just for kids” productions of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Rapunzel and Little Red and Her Friends. As if all that isn’t enough, Daiva is also a member the Board of Governors of Big Noise/Winnetka Theatre, just another endeavor she was “dragged” into smiling and laughing all the way. MARSHA RUTENBERG (Producer) is thrilled to once again collaborate with Daiva in this production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Working with Zach and Robert has been everything we could have hoped for and so much fun! Their talent and enthusiasm contribute to a very special experience. We have been fortunate to have a fabulous cast! Hats off to all of them and thanks for their heartfelt dedication to the show and creating such a cohesive ensemble. Thanks also and grateful appreciation to our talented production staff! You have been a pleasure to work with. Marsha has served as a solo or coproducer of a multitude of Big Noise productions and has also managed the box office for many seasons. She is a proud member of the Board of Governors of Big Noise Theatre and is excited to wrap up our eleventh season at Prairie Lakes Theatre! ROBERT DEASON (Music Director) Robert is thrilled to be returning to Big Noise, where he has previously served as music director on productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Leader of the Pack, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and The Drowsy Chaperone.  He has also worked with Light Opera Works, Timberlake Playhouse, and Circle Theatre,


p r o d u c t i o n s ta f f B i o g r a p h i e s among others.  This spring, Robert will be music directing Why Do Fools Fall in Love at Fox Valley Repertory.  Additionally, his first full length musical Shakin’ The Rafters is scheduled to premiere in Atlanta this July.  Love to his Big Noise family, and his good friend Zachary L. Gray, who he is thrilled to be collaborating with.   ALEX McCRARY (Associate Director) Alex is simply over the moon to be involved with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.  Alex has also been in Sunset Blvd, Hairspray and Gypsy at Drury Lane and was recently seen in My One and Only and Cinderella at the Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire. Other credits include: The Drowsy Chaperone here at Big Noise Theatre, 42nd Street with Highland Park Players, Beauty and the Beast at CST, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and My Fair Lady at the Paramount Theatre, 42nd Street at the Marriott Theatre, Crazy For You, Dirty Rotton Scoundrels, and Jesus Christ Superstar at Theatre at the Center, Gigi, the Music Man and Pirates of Penzance at LightOperaWorks. Alex would like to thank Zach and Marsha for this opportunity, and would also like to thank you for supporting live theatre. SCOTT J. SUMERAK (Scenic design) credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar (Big Noise Theatre), Married Alive, Marvelous Wonderettes, There’s a Girl in my Soup, Thinking with Your Head: Men Exposed (Metropolis Performing Arts Center), How to Succeed in Business (Big Noise), Solstice Celebration (Ouroboros Theatre) RENT (Big Noise), Music from a Sparkling Planet (Eclectic Theatre) and Let It Be Christmas (Epic Theatre). Scott has been involved with Big Noise since 2001, where he played Huck in Big River. Since then, He has appeared in Sunday in the Park (George), Barnum (Barnum), Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Valentin), and Amadeus (Mozart), among others. He has directed, designed, acted, and built productions for the last 12 years.

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This will be his last show with the company, and he thanks the entire Big noise team for their love and support. Everything I do, I do for my girls: Jenni and Rory. MICHAEL GOLDMAN (Conductor/ Keyboard/Accompanist) Big Noise Theatre is thrilled to welcome back Mike for his fourth Big Noise show following Jesus Christ Superstar, Leader of the Pack and How to Succeed. A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and recipient of the Caldwell Piano Scholarship, Mike Goldman is an active pianist, accompanist, arranger and music director in the Chicago area. He has an extensive background in musical theater and in addition to Big Noise, he has performed with Circle Theatre, Light Opera Works, ShawChicago, Up & Coming Theatre, and many other regional theater companies. Mike also has a strong background in arts administration. He served as an artistic coordinator for the Heifetz National Music Institute in New Hampshire and was a music librarian for the Broadway production of Wicked in New York City. An invaluable asset to our production staff, we are so fortunate that he has shared his talent and upbeat attitude with us throughout the rehearsal process.  We hope to be fortunate to work with Mike on many future productions! PATTY HALAJIAN (Costume Designer) Patty is thrilled to again be working with Big Noise theatre. Previously for Big Noise, she has costumed All Shook Up, The Drowsy Chaperone, …Spelling Bee, and How to Succeed….Other favorite community theater shows are Glenview Theatre Guild’s Beauty and the Beast, and Man of La Mancha, Highland Park Player’s 42nd Street, Fremont Street Theatre’s Anything Goes, as well as many years as staff costumer for MOS in Palatine. Patty has also worked as a stitcher for ballet companies including The Carolina Ballet in NC, Burklyn Ballet Youth Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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p r o d u c t i o n s ta f f B i o g r a p h i e s Theatre in VT, Provo Civic ballet in UT, Charleston Ballet Theatre in SC, and most recently “The Nutcracker” at the Joffrey Ballet. JEAN REBEKA (Costume Design) Jean would like to thank everyone for coming to see Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. It has been a delight to work on this show. Costuming for theater is a new adventure for this 40 year sewer. Always something new to learn and do. Love and thanks to Frank, Elly and Patty for their support and patience! MATT KOOI (Lighting Design) is happy to continue working with Big Noise Theater. His previous Big Noise favorites include: RENT, All Shook Up, How to Succeed in Business, Leader of the Pack and Jesus Christ Superstar. Matt also works with Oakton Community College, Triton College, and House of Blues Chicago. He would like to thank the production team, cast, and crew for the opportunity and his wife, Kathryn, for her support. RICHARD NEUMANN (Sound Design) This is the fourth season of Big Noise/ Winnetka Theatre shows for which Rich and his company Abracadabra Productions

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have provided sound design. Previous productions on this stage and in Winnetka include Jesus Christ Superstar, Leader of the Pack, How To Succeed…Rent, Sleeping Beauty, All Shook Up. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Little Red And Her Friends, Rapunzel The Musical Advenuteres of Flat Stanley, and The Drowsy Chaperone. Abracadabra Productions is a full service audio, video and production company located in Skokie, Illinois. www.abraprovideo.com MILDRED SCHMALZ (Stage Crew) “As a lifetime devotee of the theater, when circumstances placed me at a cross roads of life, I found time to indulge my passions to help in many ways and view the world from my favorite spot, “back stage”. Thanks to Big Noise for making me a part of each production.” From the time that Millie approached aBig Noise and offered to volunteer, her involvement as a part of our production family has been all encompassing. We marvel at all Millie can do…whether painting sets, serving as stage crew, dressing our actors, or distributing publicity materials, Millie inspires us all with her wonderful stories, fabulous attitude, and generosity of spirit.

b e c o m e a n a n g e l ... Angels are the financial backers of theatre productions. Your financial support allows us to produce excellent shows at affordable prices. Send your check (payable to Winnetka Theatre, our corporate parent) along with your name as you wish it to appear in the program to Marsha Rutenberg, Treasurer, 1895 Clavey Road, Highland Park, IL, 60035. Winnetka Theatre is a 501(c)3 organization, so your contribution is tax deductible. Thank you!

Corporate Sponsor Joan & James Leeney, Jr. Peter Latto & Associates Archangels $1000 + Sandy & Nancy Flaster Bill and Marsha Rutenberg

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Angels $200-$900 Michelle and Jon L. Cunningham Marian & Stan Kaderbek Emilie and Jesse Lynn Lois and Howard Samuels

Cherub $5 - $199 Robert W. Baird & Company Nancy and Jim Moran Lorraine Tancredi


donors Contributions from the following were made to Big Noise Theatre In Memory of Peter B. Verdico Susan and Joe Adler Gene & Lovi Aiello Joyce Bishop Gail and James Brophy Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization Church of the Holy Ghost Christine & Anthony Clementi Rosie & Al Coletta Michelle & Jon Cunningham Nancy & Ralph Dantino Nancy & Sandy Flaster Mr. & Mrs. John Fletcher Maureen Flood Joanne & Jim Jarems

Dawn & Mark Johnson Robert and Gretchen Kimmeth and Family Judy Klarfeld Michael & Joyce Lopushinsky Michael T. Lopushinksy JoAnn & Herbie Minds Amie & Roger Orzell Antonella & Annunziato Pulice Valerie & Robert Robinson Marsha & Bill Rutenberg Lisa & Michael Stambuly Tom, Ginny, Lori and Kim(Moustis) Skubich Deborah & Bruce Thesen Julie Verdico

Glenview Theatre Guild’s Summer Production

Show Dates: 8 p.m. June 28, 29 July 5, 6, 12 & 13 2 p.m. June 30 & July 7 Glenbrook South High School Norman E. Watson Auditorium 4000 W. Lake Ave. Glenview For further information, see us on Facebook, or visit our website at www.GTGonstage.com or email@GTGonstage.com Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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