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By Jaston Williams Joe Sears, and Ed Howard Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Director Bryce Lord

Resident Designer/Technical Director J. Michael Desper

Lighting Designer Alan Piotorwicz

Sound Designer Jan Pritzl

Costume Designer Judith Tucker-Snider

Stage Manager Nancy Domres

Assistant Stage Manager Veronica Quirk

Wig Stylist Erica Cartledge

February 23-26, March 1-4 March 7-11 2012 in the Furlan Auditorium Sunset Playhouse 800 Elm Grove Rd. Elm Grove, WI 53122 262-782-4430 • www.sunsetplayhouse.com

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SUNSET PLAYHOUSE POLICIES ~The use of cameras, video recording equipment, and other electronic devices is strictly prohibited in the auditorium. Please turn off or silence all cell phones and pagers. Pagers can be left at the box office with your name and seat location. ~Sunset Playhouse is a smoke-free environment. There is no smoking inside the theatre. ~Latecomers will be seated in vacant seats toward the rear of the auditorium at an appropriate pause in the action. They may move to their regular seats at intermission. ~Restrooms are located in the hallway just north of the auditorium. PRODUCTION TEA M Director............................................................................................................................. Bryce Lord Resident Designer/Technical Director...................................................... J. Michael Desper Lighting Designer............................................................................................... Alan Piotorwicz Sound Designer.................................................................................................................Jan Pritzl Costume Designer.....................................................................................Judith Tucker-Snider Stage Manager....................................................................................................... Nancy Domres Assistant Stage Manager.................................................................................... Veronica Quirk Wig Stylist............................................................................................................... Erica Cartledge

C A S T O F C H A R AC T E R S ( i n

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Jim Donaldson as.............................................................................................Thurston Wheelis Elmer Watkins Bertha Bumiller Yippy Leonard Childers Pearl Burras R. R. Snavely Rev. Spikes Sheriff Givens Hank Bumiller Aaron Klein as..............................................................................................................Arles Struvie Didi Snavely Harold Dean Lattimer Petey Fisk Jody Bumiller Stanely Bumiller Charlene Bumiller Chad Hartford Phinas Blye

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BIOGR APHIES Erica Cartledge (Wig Stylist) Erica received her Bachelor’s degree from UW-Parkside in 2006, and has also received Wigs and Maintenance Certification in 2007 from De Paul University. Erica is the Wigs and Make Up assistant at Florentine Opera in Milwaukee since 2007. Other credits include La Traviata at Skylight Opera Milwaukee, Around the World in 80 days and JEEVES INTERVENES at Chamber Theatre. Erica has also designed wigs for First Stage Children’s Theatre, Nicolet High School, and for Pius High School’s productions of Titanic and HairSpray J. Michael Desper (Resident Designer/ Technical Director) J. Michael Desper has designed over 70 productions for Sunset Playhouse since the summer of 2001. Previously he freelanced in Chicago for such companies as Circle Theatre of Forest Park, Pendulum Theatre, and Bowen Park Theatre and Opera. Before that, he earned his Master’s degree at San Diego State University and worked for the Tony Awardwinning La Jolla Playhouse. Originally from Oklahoma, Michael earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma. In spring 2008, he briefly returned to educational theatre with a stint as Guest Artist and Instructor for North Dakota State University. He would like to extend an invitation to anyone interested in the technical aspects of theatre (and since you have read this far, there must be some interest) to give us a call at (262) 782-4431, ext. 235. We’re already working on the next show, so come be a part of what you see. Nancy Domres (Stage Manager) Welcome to Tuna… a place so nice you’ll visit it twice, which is exactly what Nancy has

done. As the stage manager for Sunset’s TUNA CHRISTMAS, she had so much fun she volunteered once again for the insanity back stage. Nancy usually appears on stage, most recently holding up the bar in Prelude to a Kiss. Other credits include Inspecting Carol (also directed by Bryce Lord) and many other farces and comedies over the last 30 years. She can be seen every year on the Channel 10 Auction as part of the “Steal of the Night” team. (Guess she’s attracted to craziness.) Thanks to Bryce, Jim, and Aaron for letting her play, and much love to Tom, Mike, and Laura who keep her sane. Jim Donaldson (Bertha Bumiller, Elmer Watkins, Hank Bumiller, Leonard Childers, Pearl Burras, R.R. Snavely, Reverend Spikes, Sheriff Givens, Thurston Wheelis and Yippy.) Jim is very happy to once again be working at Sunset Playhouse and tremendously pleased to be working on such a fun, fun show. You may have seen Jim last season at the Sunset as Theo in The Underpants or as the Bank Examiner in IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Recently, he was the Vagabond in Waukesha Civic Theater’s production of The Tavern. He is very grateful to his parents, his Aunt and Uncle, Aaron Klein, Bryce Lord, the fantastic Stage Managers, his girlfriend Colleen, and especially all of the costume people, without whom Jim would have surely lost his marbles. “Y’all come back now, y’hear!” Aaron Klein (Arles Struvie, Didi Snavely, Harold Dean Lattimer, Petey Fisk. Jody Bumiller, Stanely Bumiller, Charlene Bumiller, Chad Hartford, Phinas Blye) Aaron is thrilled to return to Sunset Playhouse and would like to thank all of his underworld connections for putting “pressure” on Bryce to cast Greater Tuna 3


B I O G R A P H I E S ( c o n t .) him in this show. Ironically, Aaron’s last performance was at Sunset as one of the Gangsters in The Drowsy Chaperone. When he is not performing, Aaron is often found drawing, reading, creating and watching films, and working as a graphic designer. Consuming cheese after 7:00 in the evening gives him strange dreams. Bryce Lord (Director) Bryce is happy to return to the Sunset Playhouse once again. In the past, he has directed productions of DEARLY DEPARTED, GUYS ON ICE, INSPECTING CAROL, SOCIAL SECURITY, SYLVIA and DAMN YANKEES. He has also appeared on stage as Rev. Shaw Moore in FOOTLOOSE, as well as in a number of Musical Mainstage performances. Bryce has also directed productions for Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Boulevard

Ensemble, Pius XI High School, Shorewood Players, Falls Patio Players and others. As an actor, Bryce has appeared on stage professionally on numerous occasions with First Stage Children’s Theater, Skylight Opera Theatre, Milwaukee Shakespeare and others. Alan Piotrowicz (Lighting Designer) Alan is excited to be back for his third show with Sunset Playhouse, following HAIR (Volunteer’s Choice Award for Favorite Lighting) and TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE. Later this season, he’ll return to design SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. Alan is proud to have designed for several other fine companies in Wisconsin, including Falls Patio Players, Four Seasons Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Next Act Theatre, T.I.M.: The Improvised Musical, Uprooted Theatre, and Youngblood Theatre.

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B I O G R A P H I E S ( c o n t .) Alan received his BA from UW-Madison and studied as an electrics apprentice with the Santa Fe Opera. Much love to Eric. www.alanpiotrowicz.com Veronica Quirk (Assistant Stage Manager) This is the third show that Veronica has been a part of this season. She loved her onstage work in Prelude to a Kiss and had a blast as the assistant stage manager and props mistress for Arsenic and Old Lace. She was also happy to see her props get laughs at the Waukesha Civic Theater’s performance of Nuncrackers over the holiday and is thrilled to be reprising her role as assistant stage manager for Greater Tuna. She would also like to thank the cast and crew for making everyday she spends at the theater a great one and to her sup-

portive friends and family who never tire of hearing about unidentified flying Mexican food. Judith TuckerSnider (Costume Designer) As the head of Costumes and MakeUp at UW-Parkside for 26 years, and the chair of its Theatre Arts Department for 7, Judith designed for more than ninety shows. She has also been the costume designer for more than 35 professional productions, including WEST SIDE STORY and her award-winning BREAKER MORANT for Cal Rep in Long Beach, California. Since retiring, she has designed several shows around the Milwaukee area including Titanic, Hairspray, and Phantom of the Opera at the Pabst Theatre. Judie also continues to plan theatre trips for schools and organizations to New York and London. Celeb ratin g 25 Year s!

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C O N T R I B U TO R S The Staff, Membership, and Board of Directors of Sunset Playhouse acknowledge the individuals, corporations, and foundations whose generosity confirms the importance of live theatre in our community. In recognition of this support and encouragement, we proudly list their name in thanks. The following is a list of contributors kind enough to think of Sunset Playhouse. This list reflects those who donated to Sunset Playhouse within the past year up to February 8, 2012. Directors ($5,000+) Eichmann, Marla Esposito, Danny and Kaye Grove, Audrey and George Loveridge, Susan and Jim Pritzl, Jan and Karen A’Rowan Westen, Mark and Pat Playwrights ($1,000$4,999) Adams, Inge Anonymous Carlson, Bob and Arlene Dolphin, Carol Dude, Bob and Mary Ann Elm Grove Woman’s Club Fuchs, Matt and Carol Kaye, Don and Nancy

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Duke, Karen Eisenhauer, Teri Elm Grove Garden Club Ferguson, George and Nancy Folker, Arlen Flores, David Golden, Robert Graninger, Frank Hamilton, Bernadette Hempel, Marilyn Hoernke, Irene and Donald Irwin, Kim and Davis Jivoff, Ray Kelly, Edward Kirsop, Patricia and Richard Klauck, Kenneth A. Koegel, Donald and Edith Kolbeck, Henry and Peggy Krauss, Mary Kwiatkowski, Patrick and Patrice Langhenry, Paul Lauer, Robert and Helen Lenz, Edwin and Louise Lueck, Nikki Martins, Ronald and Kay Maynard, John and Marguerite McLean, Donald Murphy, Elizabeth Muselman, Robert and Theresa Nason, John Nazario, Mary Jean Orth, Robert Popp, Don and Jean Potter, Charles and Debra Price, Wilma and Jim Pronley, Daniel Raynor, Katie Roncke, Mary K.

Rooks, Cindy and Richard Rosenheimer, Nancy and Paul Rowe, Tom and Jeanne Ryan, Jim and Peggy Schauer, Wilbert and Genevieve Schimel, Bruce and Shirley Schimel, Christopher and Beth Ann Schudson, Ruth Shebasta, Harvey and Collette Simeth, Denise and Steve Sommerfeld, Kris Steingold, Stanley Swokowski, Shirley Takton, Marjorie Torretta , Michael and Edith Turner, Thomas Wallner, Marty Wells, Ronald and Agnes Wenzel, Thomas and Karen Wilson, Francis and Jacqueline Sazama Stage Managers (Under $100) Adkinson, J.M. Atkielski, Don and Marlene Anderson, Rebecca Auclair, Charles Auger, Gerald and Fran Babich, Allie Babich, Mark and Jane Bach, Jackie Baker, Erin Balint, Marjorie and Joseph Bartelak, Jeanne Becker, Reginald and Susan Behm, Anne Bellart, Thomas

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Meller, Robert Merkel, Charles and Janet Metcalf, Mark Mischka, Robert Muehl, Wes Mueller, Beverly and Robert Mueller, David and Karie Muhlenhaupt, Arline Myszewski, John and Margaret Nemec, Allyson Neumeier, Brenda Nock, Gil and Kathy Nolan, Joseph Norbeck, Joyce A. Nord, Ted and Catherine O’Neill, John and Susan Olson, Marcia Parks, David Parsons, Laura Pavich, Sharon Peebles, Kathleen Peschel, James Peterson, Betty Phelps, Robert Philleo, Karen Phillips, Lawrence M. and Jo Anne Pine, Diana Pisciotta, Lorraine Prevetti, Petranilla Pribyl, Patrick and Dawn Price, Gary Rasmussen, Robert Rhodes, Lyle and Faith Riemer, Julie Rightmyre, Cory Ring, Helen Roberts, John Robinson, Claudette Rosen, Bonita Rosenheimer, Nancy and Paul Ross, William Rottmann, Timothy and Catherine Runningen, Charles Rupp, Michael Schaudt, Karen Scheu, Viktor and Lieselotte Schimel, Brad Schimel, Mark Schimel, Robert Schlidt, Robert and Jean Schmidt, Debbie Schroeter, James and Nancy


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Chicago Architecture Foundation Comedy Café Comedy Sportz Decker, Barbara Duffy, Ed EAA AirVenture Edwardo’s Natural Pizza Elliott Ace Hardware Elm Grove Business Association Emery’s Cyclery Erv’s Mug Financial Focus First Stage Children’s Theatre Fred Astaire Dance Studio Fricker, Tracey Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens Fuddrucker’s GermanFest Glass Nickel Pizza Gmoser, Eleanor Green Bay Packers Hankwitz, Helen Harley Davidson Museum Hart, Donna Hately, Dan Huennekens, Keith IrishFest J.D. Painting and Repairs John Hancock Observatory Johnson Bank Jounston, David and Joyce Katschke, Richard and Vickie Klement Sausage Kohl Charities Kummer, Donna Kurtz, Marge Kurtz Realty Inc Landmark Credit Union LeCakery Lennon, Jan Marcus Corporation Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre McDonald, Guy and Mary Jo McIndoe, Robert Melanie Sikma Photography Milwaukee Admirals Milwaukee Ballet Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee Business

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S U N S E T P L A Y H O U S E S TA F F A N D P R O D U C T I O N VO L U N T E E R S MANAGING DIRECTOR....................................................................................... Jonathan West* RESIDENT DESIGNER/TECHNICAL DIRECTOR....................................... J. Michael Desper* ASSOCIATE PRODUCER...................................................................................... Sarah Tullberg* DIRECTOR, SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS...................................................................... Erika Navin* OPERATIONS MANAGER...................................................................................Michelle Tucker* LIGHT BOARD OPERATORS COORDINATOR.............................................................Pat Taige SCENE SHOP COORDINATOR...................................................................................Pat Westen♥ COSTUME COORDINATOR....................................................................Joanne Cunningham♥ COSTUME CO-COORDINATOR...............................................................................Kathy Carlin♥ MASTER CARPENTER................................................................................... Dave Schumacher♥ SCENE SHOP ASSOCIATE............................................................... Stanley “Stash” Steingold♥ SOUND ENGINEER...........................................................................................................Jan Pritzl♥ CAST DINNER COORDINATOR.......................................................................... Diane Ormsby♥ CAST DINNER HOSTS..................................................Nancy Armstrong♥, Karen A’Rowan♥, Kent Brodie♥, Jean Cody♥, Teri Eisenhauer♥, Pam Erdmann♥, Mary Gensler♥, Tim Gensler♥, Mary Gilpatrick♥, Helen Hankwitz♥, Jim Loveridge♥, Susan Loveridge♥, Erika Navin♥, Diane Ormsby♥, Sue Page♥, Jan Pritzl♥, Marlene Smedbron♥, Jan Szczepanski♥, Mark Westen♥, Pat Westen♥ MUSICAL MAINSTAGE PRODUCER.............................................................Susan Loveridge♥ SIDENOTES PRODUCER.........................................................................Peggy Peterson Ryan♥ BUILDING & GROUNDS........................................................................... Jan Pritzl, Al Schimel♥ PHOTOGRAPHER........................................................................................................ Jenn Mazza* BOOKKEEPER.................................................................................................................Patty Rode* BOX OFFICE LEAD................................................................. Stephanie Rejman Staufenbeil* BOX OFFICE STAFF............................ Lucky Tomaszek*, Linnea Koeppel*, Ann Thoppil* HOUSE MANAGER..............................................................................................Kristen Kraklow* ASSISTANT HOUSE MANAGER......................................... Libby Amato*, Linnea Koeppel* Due to publication deadlines, some volunteer names may have been omitted. Sunset Playhouse would like to acknowledge all volunteers for their contributions. Paid staff are designated by an *. Volunteers are designated by a Heart♥ 10 Sunset Playhouse


S U N S E T P L A Y H O U S E B OA R D O F D I R E C TO R S Officers Marla Eichmann................................................................................................................President Dick Katschke........................................................................................................... Vice President Paul Armstrong................................................................................................................. Treasurer Jonathan West.................................................................................................................. Secretary Board Members at Large Robert Dude Mary Gensler Tamara Martinsek Jim Loveridge Richard Schilffarth Lee Szczepanski

U P C O M I N G S H OW S On the Road Again, A Musical Mainstage Production You’ll be King of the Road on Route 66. Or maybe you’ll be Leaving on a Jet Plane to the City of New Orleans. Join us for this musical journey as we head out on the highway, looking for adventure. March 5-6, 2012 Becky Spice-A la Carte, A SideNotes Cabaret That mad-cap maven with a belt that will knock you off your feet, serves up a buffet of perky songs with this full menu of musical treats. Becky promises fun and games and a night of cabaret lunacy that is like having your dessert before you eat your vegetables! Inspired lunacy is the rule as Becky take no prisoners and hits the back wall with a hot dish of popular tunes. March 15-24, 2012 Lend Me a Tenor Tenor Tito Morelli is booked to perform OTHELLO on a September night in 1934, and General Manager Saunders knows that it will be the biggest night in the history of The Cleveland Grand Opera Company. But when the boffo-voiced opera star shows up drunk as a skunk, the harried manager does what any self-respecting producer would do: PUNT! This hilarious farce is full of unbelievable mishaps, mistaken identity, and romantic high jinks. April 19-May 6, 2012

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U P C O M I N G AU D I T I O N S Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare Audition Dates: March 19-20, 2012 (7-10pm) Possible Callbacks: March 21, 2012 (7-10pm) Rehearsals: April 16-May 23, 2012 Performances: May 24 - June 10, 2012 Roles Needed: 4 men, 4 women SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION will be directed by Jim Farrell. Please show up on one of the dates listed above; be ready for some movement and script reading as well. Everyone who auditions will need to fill out an Audition Information Sheet. These forms can be filled out the night of your audition or ahead of time! To download the form, or to get more information about the show including character descriptions, please go to our website at: http://www.sunsetplayhouse.com/play/audition.php S U N S E T P L A Y H O U S E T H E AT R E I N F O R M AT I O N The Sunset Playhouse is located in the heart of downtown Elm Grove at 800 Elm Grove Road. BOX OFFICE is open from 1:00pm to 5:00pm, Tuesday through Friday and 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Saturdays. The Box Office is open one hour prior to any performance through intermission. The Box Office can be reached at (262) 782-4430. BUSINESS OFFICE is open from 10:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. It can be reached by calling (262) 782-4431 ext. 221. TICKETS can be purchased in person during our above Box Office hours using cash, check, Visa or Mastercard. Tickets can be purchased over the phone using a credit card; please be aware that there is a $1 per ticket fee for all phone, mail, and fax orders. All sales are final. Exchanges must be done in advance and must be made for a different performance of the same show. Prices for the 2011-2012 Season have changed and are as follows: Full Price Tickets Plays and Musical Mainstage: $20 Full Price Tickets Musicals: $22 Senior Price Plays, Musicals, and Musical Mainstage: $16 Student Price Plays, Musicals, and Musical Mainstage: $16 Group Price Plays, Musicals, and Musical Mainstage: $15 Value Nights Plays and Musicals: $10 SideNotes Cabaret: $15 all tickets For a complete list of performance dates for these series, please go to www.sunsetplayhouse.com or contact our Box Office at 262-782-4430. RECEPTION ROOM RENTAL Sunset Playhouse offers a reception room for meetings, seminars and other special events. The daily rate for the rental of the reception room for groups attending a performance is $150. The daily rate for other rentals is $350. For more information please call the Business Office at (262) 782-4431 or email mtucker@sunsetplayhouse.com. SHOW SPONSORSHIP opportunities are available. For more information contact Managing Director, Jonathan West at 262-782-4431 x233 or by email at jwest@sunsetplayhouse.com. 12 Sunset Playhouse


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