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The Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit organization created to preserve and present Texas history and culture through entertainment and education. We invite you to become a member of the foundation and support TEXAS. Our members take ownership of the show and receive a variety of benefits depending on the level of membership you choose.

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STATE OF TEXAS OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

Greetings: As Governor of Texas, I am pleased to welcome you to Palo Duro Canyon State Park and the 53rd annual presentation of the musical drama TEXAS. A production as grand and spectacular as the beautiful canyon in which it is performed, TEXAS celebrates those courageous men and women who settled our rugged frontier. This story reminds us of the great challenges many of the first Texans overcame and encourages us to carry on their legacy of blazing trails for generations to come. I applaud the artists and technicians involved in bringing this production to life and everyone who helps make the show possible each year by supporting the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation. You are helping preserve the rich history and heritage of the Lone Star State. First Lady Cecilia Abbott joins me in wishing you a wonderful time in Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Enjoy the show! Sincerely,

Greg Abbott Governor

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Produced by Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation Managing Artistic Director David Yirak Choreographer Crystal Bertrand Music Director Cloyce Kuhnert Production Manager Blaine Bertrand Lighting Designer Jack Jacobs Associate Lighting Designer Christina Giannelli Co-Choreographer/Dance Captain Jerry Vizena Assistant Show Director E. Don Williams Assistant Music Director/Line Captain Bryson Johnson Stage Manager Emily Bochette Assistant Stage Manager Reymundo Montoya Assistant Stage Manager Courtney Thompson Technical Director Xavier Nettles Audio, Pyrotechnic, Water and Projection Design Blaine Bertrand Costume Designer Cloyce Kuhnert Show System Engineer Barry Vaniman Security Consultant Sheriff Joel W. Richardson Original Sound and Light Design Bill Rhew Technical Consultant Joe Batson Program Printed by Cenveo of Amarillo Featured Artist Marsha Clements Front Of House Manager Jeff Timmons Box Office Manager Ian Joseph Avila Box Office Assistant Manager (Amphitheatre) Macy Watts Gift Shop Manager Kalee French Gift Shop Buyer Mary Sue Balliet

The story takes place during the late 1880s THE SCENES ARE: ACT 1: Overture, The Watering Hole, Calvin’s Farm and Dugout, Girls’ Dressing Room, Cowboys’ Bunk House, Colonel Henry’s Ranch, Austin, Texas, Palo Duro Canyon

ACT 2: Col. Henry’s Ranch, A Gulch on Calvin’s Farm, Col. Henry’s Dream, Kate’s Wash Tub, Calvin’s Dugout, Parlor of Col. Henry’s Ranch, Elsie’s Boarding House in St. Louis, The Town of Henrianna

Story adapted from Paul Green’s script with additional dialogue, scenes and characters by David Yirak. Music and lyrics from authentic western folk songs, ballads and hymns.

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During springtime 2011, wildfires in and around the canyon prompted the show’s production team to suspend our nightly fireworks display. The traditional aerial firework spectacular was a big part of the show’s finale. TEXAS has always been on the cutting edge of outdoor drama, so an alternative that was equal to the task was no doubt already in the minds of some our more creative staff members and supporters. That summer, the Directorial Staff presented a finale that used water instead of fireworks. Introducing the “Dancing Waters of TEXAS!” the 2011 water show consisted of 14 nozzles, one water screen, LED lighting and 6 high powered projectors. With amazing teamwork, they were able to present the audience an exciting alternative to the fireworks. In the years that followed, the production staff seized the opportunity to create a standalone spectacle. They combined the technology with the show’s talented dancers and singers and developed a new “Grand Finale.” Today, thanks to the incredible support of Arlene and Joe Pool, Magdalena McMordie, Joe Batson and a host of contractors, the “Grand Finale” has become a must-see spectacle. It is a credit to the Directorial Staff, Dave Yirak, Crystal Bertrand, Cloyce Kuhnert and Blaine Bertrand.

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T H A N KS Y ’A L L ! from TEXAS and the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation needed new parts including the frame and engine provided by Gilvin-Terrill. Their many other contributions are numerous and appreciated.

Gebos along with Wrangler have provided a large part of the costumes for the TEXAS cast for many years. Their continued support in the wardrobe area means so much to us. Gebos’ contribution has saved the show much needed funds and helps us keep our cowboys and cowgirls looking great.

To the Texas Panhandle Settlers, you have given us such a wonderful story to tell!

West Texas A&M University has been a partner from the very beginning. TEXAS has always had a special relationship with the WT Music Theatre Department including many of their very talented actors, singers, dancers, technicians and directors. The rehearsal space provided by the University is vital to the success of the show. The Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation has a permanent position on its Board of Directors for the sitting President of WTAMU.

& to these generous supporters: Amarillo Convention and Visitor Council Rachel Brock Lilith Brainard Canyon Chamber Of Commerce City of Canyon Gebos Gilvin-Terrill Irwin Greenhouses National Home Health Care Randall County Sheriff’s Department Southwest Airlines Wells Fargo West Texas Golf Cars Western Equipment Wrangler WTAMU

Western Equipment is also a longtime supporter of TEXAS. They graciously provide much needed John Deere Equipment for both back stage and front of house. Their ongoing radio promotions are a big boost to our Tuesday night crowds. Gilvin-Terrill has from the beginning of the TEXAS journey been one of the shows strongest supporters. Pete Gilvin was a founding member of TPHF. That support continues with the sustenance of Martha and Raymond Chow. The train has some of the old mixed with much

One of the reasons we love Southwest Airlines July 1993 veteran pilot Doyle Vaughn and his two sons, Larry and Lynn, who were new pilots for Southwest Airlines, flew the N374, a Boeing 737, on its maiden flight from the factory in Seattle to Dallas. 23 years later, the plane was to be retired after carrying over 5 million passengers. Larry approached Southwest with the request that the same people who took the maiden voyage should take the last. Craig Drew, Southwest Vice President of Air Operations, agreed with Larry. 83-yearold Doyle was in the jump seat, and Larry and Lynn were joined by Kevin Vaughn on the plane’s last flight. With 90 years of experience flying with Southwest between them, we venture this was their most memorable flight. A great family working for a great company. Larry’s daughter, Shandee, is part of the TEXAS family, having served as our stage manager. We are proud to have Southwest as a sponsor and the Vaughn family as friends.

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T E XA S U N D E R S I X F L AG S The six flags that have flown over Texas symbolize the colorful history and rich heritage in which all Texans take pride. Spain’s interest in Texas was active as early as 1519, when Spanish adventurers explored in search of wealth and Franciscan friars established their missions as the first outposts of civilization. France concentrated her efforts in Texas on domestic colonies, such as Fort Saint Louis, established in 1685 by LaSalle. In 1821, Mexico broke away from Spain, and Texas became a part of The Republic of Mexico. Conflicts with Mexican rule resulted in the Texas Revolution, and in 1836, the Republic of Texas emerged as an independent nation. The young republic struggled with many problems until 1845, when it was annexed into the United States. Texas’ statehood was interrupted in 1861 when it seceded from the Union and joined the Confederate States of America. In 1870, Congress re-admitted Texas to the Union, and since then, it has grown and prospered under its last and proudest banner, The Stars and Stripes.

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The story is told by: Calvin Armstrong (a young homesteader) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colonel Henry McLean (a wealthy rancher). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elsie McLean (a visitor from the east/Uncle Henry’s niece) . . . . Anna McLean (Uncle Henry’s wife) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dave Newberry (the foreman on Uncle Henry’s ranch) . . . . . . . Tucker Yelldell (a Southern Gentleman turned gold prospector). Kate Lucas (once an entertainer) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Parmalee Flynn (a neighbor’s daughter). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Flip Saunders (cowboy) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dude Forbes (cowboy) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Abel Tatum (a homesteader) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rachel Tatum (Abel’s wife) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Quanah Parker (the last Chief of the Comanches) . . . . . . . . . . . Comanche Hymn Singer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Calvin’s Mother . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mrs. Bearden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sadie Cline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sean Evan Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brian Kuhnert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marlee Wall . . . Cloyce Kuhnert, Micaela Grenier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Blayne Childers . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dennis McMenamy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kim Hernandez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cheyenne Haynes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Caleb Aguilar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenneth McCall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dustin Wells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Erin Pearce . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Benny Tahmahkera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marla Nauni . Nicole Phillips, Caroline Hawthorne . . . Elizabeth Johnson, Rachel Brown . . . . . . . . Sarah West, Kathryn King

Texas Girls of the Surrounding Territory Roxie Ann Wynes . Mazie Everett . . . . Cora Mae Flynn . . June Bearden . . . . Ella Ray . . . . . . . . Madeliene Belcher Laurie Doyle . . . . . Marie Hinton . . . .

Bonnie Belle Bates . . . . . . . . . . . . Olivia Pelton Katherine Langolis Eula Ellis . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Franchesca Fuentes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elizabeth Johnson Grace Sheffy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Caroline First . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nicole Phillips Jenny Polk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Madeline Statter Lula Jane Bates . . . . . . . . . . . . . Erica Saldanha

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Cowboys and Farmers of the Plains Matt Conner . . . . . Moses Myers . . . . Elzie Wynes . . . . . Randall Jenkins . . . Preston Sheffy . . . Cecil Miller . . . . . Fred Hinton . . . . . Charles Stanley . . Leroy Thompson . . Jessie Joe Johnson.

Bert Barfield . . . . . . . . . . . . George Finley Pyle Tristan Hill Ted Bates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rayshaughn Armat Brandon Binder Lawyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon Binder Bryson Johnson Politician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jordan Harris Edward Funderburke Marvin Trevino. . . . . . . . . . . . . Cesar Mendoza Douglas McCause . . . . .Jorrell Lawyer-Jefferson

Understudies Kate Lucas . . . . Anna McLean . . Parmalee Flynn Elsie McLean . . Rachel Tatum . . Abel Tatum. . . .

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Janice “Mama” Cass June 18, 1946-Feb. 2, 2018

Janice loved ‘TEXAS’ and treasured her many years here as costume shop manager. She cherished the friendships she forged here, from the Administrative Board and staff to the backstage crew and onstage cast.

We honor her memory & hope to imitate her love for a life of service to people & the arts.

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Fat-Boy’s Bar-B-Que 104 N 23rd St

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Pepito’s Mexican Restaurante 408 23rd Ave

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Pony Express Burritos 2808 4th Ave.

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Pure Water Ice & Tea Co. 504 23rd St

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Ranch House Café 810 23rd St

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Subway Sandwiches 102 N 23rd St

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The Purple Zebra Boutique

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The Rack Boutique

Squeezy Street Juice Bar

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Thompson’s Gift Shop 405 16th St

Shops

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Town Square Frame & Art

Ace Hardware 900 23rd St

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Antique Chic 1606 4th Ave

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The Shops on Fifth Avenue Barrel & Pie

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Thai Kitchen

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La Bella Pizza 700 23rd St

1515 4th Ave

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West Texas Western Store 1206 23rd St

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HR’s Flowers & Gifts 2010 4th Ave

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Johnston’s Hardware 408 15th St

The Shops at the Palace 420 15th St

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Palo Duro Canyon Visitor & Gift Center 11450 Park Rd 5

79 Salt Rustic Gypsy

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Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum Gift Shop 2503 4th Ave

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managing artistic director

DAVI D YI R AK Dave Yirak assumed the role of managing artistic director in November of 2016. In addition to this new role, Dave will return to the Pioneer Amphitheatre for his twelfth season as the artistic director of TEXAS. His first experience with the show was in 1979 when he was cast as Uncle Henry. Dave fell in love with the show and the community of Canyon, and both have been an important part of his life ever since. He spent five years acting in the show, two years as front of house manager, eleven years as artistic director, and now serves as managing artistic director. Dave truly knows every facet of production. In addition to TEXAS, Dave recently retired after teaching theatre arts at Canyon High School for 32 years. He has been blessed by the students he has had the privilege to direct and teach for so many years. Dave spent five years acting and directing professionally. His favorite theatre was the Country Squire Dinner Theatre, where he worked with stars such as Don Ameche, Bob Denver, Johnny Crawford and Patrick Wayne. Another career highlight involved writing and directing for the performing group Graffiti which performed statewide with its message of substance abuse and other contemporary issues.

Dave’s first year with TEXAS in 1979

As artistic director of TEXAS, Dave created the Shakespeare Program. Company members of TEXAS audition and rehearse a Shakespeare show each season to perform on their day off from TEXAS. The money raised from these performances contributes to the “Scholarship Boot,” a scholarship fund for members of the company. These performances are another way to reflect the talent of the cast and crew. Dave conceived and wrote a new patriotic Grand Finale, brought to life by the creative and talented artistic staff consisting of Crystal Bertrand, Cloyce Kuhnert and the amazing work of Production Manager Blaine Bertrand. Dave is thankful to donors, who made the technology possible, and the hands-on hard work and major contributions of Joe Batson. Dave and his wife, Carol, live in Canyon, TX. Their daughter Jennifer and her husband James Ryen live in Ashland, Oregon with Dave’s grandchildren, Ben and Olive. Jennifer and James both work for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Their son, Seth, is currently enrolled in Arizona State University. He is engaged to be married to Vivian Coronado.

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music director

C L O YC E K UH NER T Cloyce is a professor in voice at West Texas A&M University, where she teaches diction courses and directs the singing group “Sforzando.” She is a mezzosoprano and completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts in vocal performance at the University of North Texas. Dr. Kuhnert has performed as soloist with the Fort Worth Chamber Orchestra and the Xalapa Orchestra in Monterrey, Mexico; she was also the mezzo soloist in Mozart’s Vesperae Solemnis in Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. She has done leading roles at WTAMU, UNT, Amarillo Opera and TEXAS opera including The Barber of Seville, The Ballad of Baby Doe, The Medium, The Queen of Spades, Die Fledermaus, Madame Butterfly and Cold Sassy Tree, among others. Most recently, she premiered the role of Dr. Greene in the opera Incident at Burro Java by Gary Belshaw with the Plainview Symphony.

choreographer

C R YS TAL B ER TR AND Crystal is a native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and started working with the TEXAS show in 1989 under the direction of her mentor, Neil Hess. Since then, she continues to carry the choreographic tradition of the rich legacy that reaches back to the very beginning of the production. She has used her vast experiences in theater and dance to showcase her choreography and her admiration for the residents of the Texas Panhandle and the Pioneer Amphitheatre audiences. Crystal has been involved in conjunction with the TEXAS show at the Neiman Marcus Road Show Tour, the re-dedication of the capitol ceremonies for President George Bush, West Fest with Michael Martin Murphy, Willie Nelson in Corpus Christi and the National Tour Association in Atlantic City. Crystal recently received national recognition-Distinguished Choreography Award from KCACTF for her choreography in Brooklyn, The Musical, where it was selected to perform at the Region VI Showcase in San Angelo. Last year’s choreography credits include, Little Women, Fiddler on the Roof, Plaid Tidings, Portraits of Dance and 9 to 5 the Musical.

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The Spirit of West Texas set to music.

The Spirit of West Texas represents the principles of Generosity, Loyalty, Integrity and Community that built First United Bank—and the communities we serve. We’re proud to support the arts in Canyon. The Panhandle is our home and we salute those who work so hard to make it a more beautiful place. CANYON 801 23rd Street | 655-8000

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ELSIE McLEAN

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Marlee Wall is a Lubbock native and is a recent graduate from West Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Performance and is thrilled to be a part of this production. Recent credits include Raymonde Chandebise in A Flea in Her Ear, Karlie Quinn in Luna Gall, Lucille Cadeau in House and Garden, Honey in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and Ophelia in Hamlet. She would like to thank her friends, mentors, and family for their support and love and especially her parents for their sacriďŹ ces and encouragement in helping her pursue her dream. She welcomes you to the Palo Duro Canyon for the 53rd season of TEXAS and hopes you enjoy the show.

Sean is tremendously excited to be returning to TEXAS! and the role of Calvin for its 53rd season. Sean, an Amarillo native, is a proud graduate of Amarillo High School and the Amarillo Little Theatre Academy. Currently he is a senior at West Texas A&M University pursuing his degree in Musical Theatre. His recent theatre credits include Link Larkin in Hairspray, Lucas Beineke in The Addams Family, Gavin Ryng-Mayne in House and Garden, Cliff in Luna Gale, Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing and Amos Hart in Chicago. Sean gives all of his heart to his incredibly supportive friends and family for their unwavering love and support. Sean would like to personally thank you for supporting the arts and hopes you enjoy the show.

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CO L O N E L H E N RY M c L E A N

ANNA MCLEAN

B r i an K u hn e r t

Cl o yc e Ku h nert

As a native of the Texas Panhandle, Brian Kuhnert returns to the Pioneer Amphitheatre for his sixteenth season in TEXAS and his twelfth season as the Panhandle rancher Uncle Henry McLean. Brian has spent much of his professional career in the Amarillo and Lubbock area and is currently employed as the director of opera and musical theatre studies at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas. Previous credits include: Horace Tabor in The Ballad of Baby Doe, Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, Doctor Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Rev. Olin Blitch in Susannah, Frank in Die Fledermaus, Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte, and Kecal in The Bartered Bride.

Cloyce is a professor in voice at West Texas A&M University, where she teaches diction courses and directs the singing group “Sforzando.” She is a mezzosoprano and completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts in vocal performance at the University of North Texas. Dr. Kuhnert has performed as soloist with the Fort Worth Chamber Orchestra and the Xalapa Orchestra in Monterrey, Mexico. Most recently, she premiered the role of Dr. Greene in the opera Incident at Burro Java by Gary Belshaw with the Plainview Symphony. Dr. Kuhnert has been a member of the cast of the musical drama TEXAS for twenty-six seasons, performing the roles of Sadie Cline, Kate Lucas and Aunt Anna.

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Dennis Mc Menam y

Kim Wieck Hernandez is beginning her twentythird season of being involved with TEXAS in some capacity. She began in the 80s as a customer service representative and went on to perform in the roles of dancer, chorus, Elsie understudy and Parmalee Flynn. She is excited to be playing the role of Kate for her ninth season. Kim has been in productions around the panhandle at Canyon High, WTA&M University, Amarillo College, Amarillo Little Theater and dinner theaters for many years and was a member of one of the first TEXAS touring troupes. She has a degree in music therapy and music education. Kim currently teaches elementary music and beginning guitar and has taught dance in the past.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Denny moved to Texas in 1970 and attended Loraine High School, Western Texas College and West Texas State University as a Theatre Major. He attended Wayland Baptist University for an Education Degree, then taught Speech & Theatre at the high school level for 20 years starting at Clarendon High School and finishing at Groes Beck High School. He has performed in the TEXAS for 22 seasons. After retiring from teaching, Denny now works for the University Interscholastic League as a one-act play judge. He loves every minute of the theatre process and hopes you enjoy tonight’s show!

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DAV E N E W B E R RY

PA R M A L E E F LY N N

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Ch eyenne H aynes

Blayne is a sophomore pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Oklahoma City University. He is very excited to be performing with such a talented, hard-working cast and to be back in his home state. He would like to thank his wonderful family for continuously supporting him; and the many directors and vocal coaches who shape him to be the best performer he can be. Blayne feels honored and blessed that God gave him this opportunity and he is very excited to put in the hard work it takes to make this beautiful show.

Cheyenne is an Amarillo native and a graduate of Randall High School. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance at West Texas A&M University and is incredibly blessed to be joining the show this season. Her most recent credits in the Amarillo area are as Nikki Crandall in Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, Hero in Much Ado About Nothing, and Celia in As You Like It. She is thankful for her family and the support she receives from her parents as she pursues her artistic endeavors, and she is thankful for God’s blessings in her life.

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Kenneth McCall

Cal eb A gu il ar

Kenneth (KC) is a Music Education and Performance Major with an emphasis in Voice at West Texas A&M University. He is from Amarillo, Texas and went to Caprock High School. KC has been involved in choir, show choir, theatre and orchestra while in high school. He sings in Chorale at WT. He is also a staff musician at Polk Street United Methodist. KC enjoys playing video games, playing guitar, writing music and going to Palo Duro Canyon in his spare time. KC wants to perform as vocalist once he graduates and then teach music at the collegiate level.

Caleb is a Senior Musical Theatre Major at West Texas A&M University. He is so excited to perform in his second summer at TEXAS! Recent stage credits include Laurie in Little Women and Taylor Collins in Brooklyn: The Musical.

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Marl a Nau ni

Benny Tahmahkera Jr. is half Comanche and half Mexican from Chattanooga, Oklahoma. He is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation. Benny is a great-great-great-grandson of Quanah Parker. Benny served in the United States Marine Corps from 1988 to 2008, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. He received his Bachelor of Art degree from the University of Oklahoma in 2011 and his Master of Art degree from the University of Oklahoma in 2013, specializing in Native American Studies. Benny is a member of the Comanche Indian Veterans Association and is also a member of the Comanche Little Ponies, where he is currently serving as the Vice-Chairman.

Marla Nauni (Seneca/Comanche/Huron Band Potawatomi), from Cache, OK, obtained her Bachelor’s of Business Administration (BBA) and Master’s in Human Relations (MHR) from the University of Oklahoma. She is an accomplished Recording Artist, Beadwork Artist and Native American Model and Actress, having performed throughout the United States. Her latest musical accomplishments include performing the English/Comanche Vocals (TV) for AMC’s The Son in Los Angeles, CA. She is looking forward to another season performing in TEXAS Outdoor Musical Production in Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

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Although new to the Panhandle, Micaela has fallen in love with Canyon and West Texas A&M, where she will be a Senior in the fall. She was most recently on stage as Antonia in WTAMU’s production of Much Ado About Nothing, as well as serving as Assistant Director and Violet Newstead’s understudy for 9 to 5. She is so excited for her first summer in TEXAS The Outdoor Musical!

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by Matthew Wilkas and Mark Setlock

by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice

Aug. 16-26, 2018

Sept. 6-23, 2018

by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken

Oct. 25-Nov. 4, 2018

by Martin McDonagh by Joe DiPietro

2018-19 SEASON

Nov. 8-18, 2018

by Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron and Alison Bechdel

Jan. 17-27, 2019

Feb. 7-17, 2019

April 11-20, 2019

May 2-19, 2019

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Supporting Cast Members CHORUS Caleb Aguilar Rayshaugh Armant Brandon Binder Rachel Brown Franchesca Fuentes Edward Funderburke Micaela Grenier Jordan Harris Caroline Hawthorne Bryson Johnson Elizabeth Johnson Kenneth (KC) McCall Erin Pearce Oliva Pelton Nicole Phillips Dustin Wells DANCERS Charles Anderson Jr. Austin Branks Claire Engelhaup Stephano Egleston George Finley-Pyle Caroline First Dominique Gordan Tristin Hill Kathryn King Katherine Langlois Luke Matherne Cesar Mendoza Savannah Michalek Taylor Palma Jaylend Potts Taylor Young Erica Saldanha Mallory Seidlitz Gabriela Selino

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Madeline Statter Alvaro Callejas Vasquez Austin Watkins Anna Weaver Sarah West DANCER/BOX OFFICE Jorrell Lawyer-Jefferson Julian Lopez DANCE INTERN/BOX OFFICE Dakota Warren Olivia Gabrielle Rios CHILD ACTORS Vash Archer Brooklyn Bertrand Tylar Burns Lauren Corea Emma Golladay Katie Golladay Lexington Hartman Wyatt Hartman Monica Hernandez Myles Hernandez Brianna Kuhnert Tristan Kuhnert Aubrey Lenerose Landon Lenerose Aracely Martinez Arianna Martinex Destinee Rice Delainee Rice Ginger Rogers Lauren Taylor Roxanne Taylor Emilie Wieck

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Supporting Cast Members THE MUSICIANS Landree Steadman, Assistant Music Director Jan Walser, Band Leader Caleb Williams, Bass/FOH Entertainer Jackie Flores, Guitar Lyric Foster, Guitar Nathaniel Pearson, Piano Savanna Hall, Violin 1 Morgan Hawkins, Violin 2 THE WRANGLERS Amanda Austin, Wrangler Program Coordinator Sylvia Steel, Head Wrangler Elizabeth Edwards Arienne Martinez Hannah Saxon Dustin Smith Gracie Smith PRODUCTION E. Don Williams, Assistant Director Reymundo Montoya, Assistant Stage Manager Courtney Thompson, Assistant Stage Manager Conner Brent, Audio Engineer Crystal Bertrand, Choreographer Jerry Vizena, Co-Choreographer Andrew Bracket, Effects Supervisor Emily Haan, Lead Wardrobe Technician Dennis Rice, Master Pyrotechnician Cloyce Kuhnert, Music Director Blaine Bertrand, Production Manager Cyndi Hoffman, Pyro Assitant/ Production Assistant

Bethany Rainwater, Pyro Assitant/ Production Assistant Emily Bochette, Stage Manager Xavier Nettles, Technical Director Thomas Avery, Technician Dusty Rumans, Technician Alex Greer, Technician Kevin Holloway, Technician Jasmine Garcia, Technician Burnadette Davis, Technician Michael Jurkovic, Technician / ATD Walker Richardson, Technician /Audio Assistant Jonathan Tovar, Wardrobe Technician Claire Kroger, Wardrobe Technician Haley Saylor, Wardrobe Technician ADMINISTRATION Ellie Timmons, Finance Director Estacar Companies LLC, Development Director/ PR Marketing Director Sydney Buschmann, Group Sales Kallie Scott, Group Sales Reilly Downes, Company Coordinator Ian Joseph Avila, Box Office Manager Charles Seery, Volunteer Director Jeff Timmons, FOH Manager Shawnette Nettles, Assistant FOH Manager KaLee French, Gift Shop Manager Garret Andrews, Parking Lot Manager Lily Mudge, Historian

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CO MAN CH E S U M M E R J U N E 2 3 , 2 01 8 Special Event, included in your tickets for this performance of TEXAS

Join us for Comanche Summer—a special celebration in collaboration with the Comanche Nation. This Pre-Show attraction will feature Comanche history and authentic costumes on the Prairie Dog Stage at 6:30pm. The Comanche Exhibition Dances will begin at 7:30pm on the Pioneer Amphitheater Stage. Enjoy shopping at the American Indian Art Market. US Veteran, Benny Tahmahkera (left), plays Quanah Parker, a Comanche war leader of the Quahadi (Antelope) band of the Comanche people. Quanah Parker was appointed by the U.S. federal government as principal chief of the Comanche Nation and became a primary emissary of southwest indigenous Americans to the United States Congress. Tahmahkera is the greatgreatgreat-grandson of Quanah Parker.

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TEXAS PANHANDLE HERITAGE FOUNDATION Membership The Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation is organized as a nonprofit and is governed by a volunteer board of directors who each gives of their time, energy, money and expertise for the benefit of this effort. Second and third generations of supporters are committed to the preservation of Panhandle history through theater and musical performance. Families and individuals across the Panhandle and the nation give generously to help make this great educational and historical project a reality each season. The Foundation’s mission: to preserve and present Texas history and culture through entertainment and education.

We invite you to become a member of the foundation and support TEXAS. Our members take ownership of the show and receive a variety of benefits depending on the level of membership. Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation would like to thank those who have given generously allowing this internationally acclaimed annual presentation of TEXAS possible. Memberships range from $120 annually to $10,000 annually. Members receive special benefits including tickets to the performance, special discounts and invitations to special events throughout the year. To become a member visit our website at www.texas-show.com.

TEXAS PANHANDLE HERITAGE FOUNDATION Board of Directors and Staff Officers Denny Hargrove, Chair Mike Heard, Treasurer Marsha Clements, Secretary

Non-Elected Board Members Dan Quandt Roger Remlinger Walter Wendler

Members of the Board Robert Balliett Berklee Clements Karen Corea Glenna Crooks Kay Henard Mary Milam Cecil Miskin Barry Peterson Charles Starnes Buddy Stephens Whitney Wells Burk Whittenburg

Finance Committee Coney Burgess John David Morrison Alvin Schmidt Honorary Life Members Doris Alexander Wales Madden, Jr. Ex-Officio Members Roger Remlinger Dan Quandt Staff Members Blaine Bertrand Crystal Bertrand Cloyce Kuhnert Ellie Timmons Dave Yirak

A Special THANK YOU to our members! (listed on page 61) TEXAS OUTDOOR MUSICAL

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STORY The Story of the TEXAS PANHANDLE HERITAGE FOUNDATION

TEXAS was born in 1960 when Margaret Harper As Paul Green continued to travel here and conduct read an article in Reader’s Digest about a playwright and author named Paul Green. Mr. Green was known for telling the history of a geographic region by utilizing drama, pageantry and music in an outdoor setting. Mrs. Harper wrote to Paul Green at his home in North Carolina. She began to correspond with him about the land, the people and the beauty of the Palo Duro Canyon. As she reached out to friends and colleagues in Canyon, interest in establishing an outdoor theater began to grow. A small group of Canyon families funded the first trip for Paul Green to come to the Panhandle. According to those in attendance at that first meeting with Paul Green, he immediately dedicated himself to the project of bringing the history of the High Plains to the stage. The initial small support organization quickly expanded to include Amarillo and all the surrounding area. The first fundraising effort in 1961 was followed quickly by a more aggressive campaign in 1962. These early efforts to raise capital and generate resources were chaired by Mrs. Mary Miles Batson, a descendant of a Texas pioneer cattle and ranching family. Together these energetic and visionary people of the plains organized the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation. The show benefited in the early years from the support of people like Pete and Wanda Gilvin. Known throughout the state, Mr. Gilvin served on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. His stature in the halls of government and industry, together with his commitment to the show, provided a clear path to the initial construction of the amphitheater stage.

his research, the volunteers of the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation extended their reach to more and more people in the area. While the TEXAS script was in development, the foundation staged a sound and light show called “Thundering Sounds of the West” in the summer of 1965. Bill Rhew and Joe Batson designed a technical installation and produced a show to demonstrate just how dynamic the setting of the Palo Duro Canyon could be. Interest increased and momentum became evident as TEXAS opened on the stage of the Pioneer Amphitheater in the summer 1966. The Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit organization governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors who give of their time, energy, money and expertise for the benefit of this effort. The Foundation enjoys the support of 2nd and 3rd generations of families still committed to the mission of the Foundation. You will see in the pages of Margaret Harper this program the many names of the families and individuals across the Panhandle and the nation who give generously to help make this great educational and historical project a reality each season. Significant opportunities exist to support this fine work. TEXAS is an ongoing educational theater laboratory training fine young performers and technicians from across America. Feel free to ask any of our Hospitality Staff about how you can help contribute to this great program.

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Wranglers have long been a part of TEXAS history and are a vital part of our TEXAS performance and team. Our Wranglers provide expert care in the handling of our horses and are our horse’s best friends.

A special thank you to our Wranglers! Amanda Austin, Wrangler Program Coordinator Sylvia Steel, Head Wrangler Elizabeth Edwards Arienne Martinez

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Our Partners in Success

From the very origins of the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation, Texas Parks and Wildlife have actively participated in the vision of creating an outdoor theater in the Palo Duro Canyon State Park. TPWD was active in the development of the dream and stood by us to see the idea become a reality. Today, the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation is thankful for the same level of involvement and support through the leadership of Mrs. Shannon Blalock, Superintendent, Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Together with the active involvement of Mr. Brent Leisure, State Parks Director, TPWD provides us needed counsel and direction in our current operations and long range planning to ensure that TEXAS can continue its mission of educational interpretation through family entertainment.

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What is the Legacy Circle? The Legacy Circle is a uniquely passionate group of individuals who want to support and raise funds for the continuation of education and the arts through the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation. Annual Membership in the Legacy Circle requires a donation of $1,000. This donation is in addition to any other pledge or commitment.

What are the benefits of Membership? • Preferred parking at all TEXAS performances • Invitations to special events • Dinner and Awards night in your honor • Acknowledgements in the TEXAS Outdoor Musical • Tax deduction for personal or business tax return To become a member of the Legacy Circle call the TEXAS Office at (806) 655-2181 or email etimmons@texas-show.com

(See the list of current and past Legacy Circle Members on page 53.)

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Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation Legacy Circle 2018 Lilith Brainard Sally and Kenny Wicker Berklee and Steve Clements Amy Brainard Sena Brainard Swazey Brainard Coney Burgess Rachel and Danny Byrd Jim Cowart Marsha and Gail Clements Glenna and Don Crooks Mack Dick Alice and Robbin Dawson Paul Engler Denny Hargrove Nancy and Bob Josserand Arlene and Joseph Pool Sally and John Skaggs Stanley Schaeffer Marilyn and Mike Standefer Susie and Charles Starnes Swisher Electric Carol and Burk Whittenburg President and Mrs. Wendler Lila and Don Max Vars Don and Glenna Crooks Charles and Susie Starnes Joe and Kay Henard Jeannett Herring Mary Milam Buddy and Mikala Stephens Marlies Ballengee John and Sally Skaggs Bob and Nancy Josserand Mike and Linda Heard

Cowden, Lynn Burgess, Coney Starnes, Charles N. Dawson, Alice Batson, Joe

2017 Skaggs, John R. Mike Standefer Josserand, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Doris, Alexander Pool, Joseph H. Crooks, Don and Glenna Schaeffer, Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Burk Whittenburg Brummet, Mrs. Claudia M. Vars, Mr. & Mrs. Don Max Paul F. and Virginia J. Engler Foundation Wendler, Dr. Walter Horton Jr., Mr. & Mrs. H. H. Skaggs, John R. Sell, George Brainard, Sena Dick, Mack Lilith Brainard Milam, Mary Ballengee, Bert Heard, Mike

2012 Pool, Joseph H. Josserand, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Brillhart, H. C. Jr. Burgess, Coney Crooks, Don and Glenna Ballengee, Bert Doris Alexander Abraham, Dr. Malouf Gilvin-Terrill, LTD Cowden, Lynn Brainard, Sena Clements, Berklee Brainard Mike Standefer Lilith Brainard Hull, Lois Farrar, Frank Madden, Wales Jr. Batson, Joe Downing, Bitsy M. Dawson, Alice Henry, Anna

2015 Berklee Clements Brainard, Sena Burgess, Coney 2014 McMordie, Magdalena Harry Phillips Dawson, Alice Pool, Joseph H. Skaggs, John R. Josserand, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Abraham, Malouf & Therese Cowden, Lynn Brillhart, H. C. Jr. Brewer, Jim Heard, Mike Brainard, Swasey and Stacie Burk Whittenburg Batson, Joe Downing, Bitsy M. Crooks, Don and Glenna Brainard, Sena Ballengee, Bert Lilith Brainard Candise Carver Burgess, Coney 2013 Brainard, Mrs. Edward H. (Lilith) II

Lilith Brainard Richardson Construction Karen O’Brien Starnes, Charles N. Joni McMordie 2011 Marsh, Wendy Josserand, Mr. & Mrs. Robert O’Neal and Vincent Pool, Joseph H. Ballengee, Bert Gilvin-Terrill, LTD Wales Madden, Jr. Brainard, Mrs. Edward H. (Lilith) II Crooks, Don and Glenna Schaeffer, Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Burgess, Coney Brillhart, H. C. Jr. Cowden, Lynn Horton Jr., Mr. & Mrs. H. H. Batson, Joe Doris.Alexander Marsh 3, Wendy & Stanley Hull, Lois Engler, Paul Heart Sing Mark Bivins Brillhart, H. C. Jr. Propst, Betty Bynum, Greg Richardson Construction Clements, Berklee Brainard Roach, Mrs. T. L. Henry, Anna Thompson, Victoria Spanky Assiter BertrandB Balliett, Robert Alan Nicholson Malouf Abraham Attebury, Bill and Joyce K. 2010 Pool, Joseph H. Abraham, Dr. Malouf McMordie, II, Hobart B. Pool, Joseph H. Josserand, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Chow, Martha Batson, Joe Brainard, Mrs. Edward H. (Lilith) II Brillhart, H. C. Jr. Dawkins, Pattilou Brainard, Jayne Engler, Paul Doris.Alexander O’Neal, Norma P. Nicholson, Mr. Alan Franklin, James B.

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PropstBetty Ratcliff, Harvey Crooks, Don and Glenna Protz, Ed Roberts, Ilene Swindell, Patrick Thompson, Victoria Pool, Joseph H. Burgess, Coney Brainard, Sena 2009 Abraham, Dr. Malouf Madden, Wales Jr. Doris.Alexander Miliam, JK Jr. Emmett, Laurel S. McMordie, II, Hobart B. Batson, Joe Nicholson, Mr. Alan Engler, Paul Chow, Martha O’Neal, Norma P. Oeschger, Lawrence Oeschger, Lawrence Roberts, Ilene Ballengee, Bert Brainard, Mrs. Edward H. (Lilith) II Brainard, Sena 2008 Josserand, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pool, Joseph H. McMordie, II, Hobart B. Brillhart, H. C. Jr. Marsh 3, Wendy & Stanley Oeschger, Lawrence 2007 Batson, Joe Josserand, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Doris.Alexander Brainard, Jayne Marsh 3, Wendy & Stanley Skaggs, John R. Brillhart, H. C. Jr. McMordie, II, Hobart B. Bivins Lovell, Mrs. Betty Burgess, Coney Caldwell, Mr. & Mrs. T.M. Caldwell, Jr. Chow, Martha Edwards, Gene Roberts, Ilene Engler, Paul Pool, Joseph H. Brainard, Mrs. Edward H. (Lilith) II Madden, Wales Jr. Abraham, Dr. Malouf Attebury, W. H.

Brantley, Sally Oeschger, Lawrence Boyd, Ron & Cheri Robb, Lynda Johnson Bollengee, Bev Crooks, Don and Glenna O’Neal, Norma P. Franklin, James B. Osborn, Charles & Joan Brainard, Sena Emmett, Laurel S. Stiles, Robert or Sue Milam, Mary Holmesly, Edward S. Skaggs, John R. Franklin, James B. Brainard, Mrs. Edward H. (Lilith) II 2006 Godfrey, Susan W. Abraham, Dr. Malouf Pool, Joseph H. Franklin, James B. Lacer, Mr. & Mrs. Orland G Brainard, Mrs. Edward H. (Lilith) II Springer, Emily Marsh 3, Wendy & Stanley Springer, Emily Lacer, Mr. & Mrs. Orland G Emmett, Laurel S. Franklin, James B. Roberts, Maureen M. Poole Brainard, Mrs. Edward H. (Lilith) II Sadler, Lenny & Linda Josserand, Mr. & Mrs. Robert McCordie, Hobart Farrell, Betty Madden, Wales Jr. Bivins Lovell, Mrs. Betty Fancher, Mr. & Mrs. Ed Attebury, Bill and Joyce K. Lemert, Mr. & Mrs. J. Rex Osborn, Charles & Joan Ballengee, Bert O’Neal, Norma P. Brainard, Sena Pool, Joseph H. Batson, Joe Roberts, Ilene Skaggs, John R. Doris.Alexander 2005 Emmett, Laurel S. Saunders, Guyon Batson, Joe

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Unleash your inner cowboy and discover the horse that settled the West and inspired a nation. AMERICAN ≤UARTER HORSE HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM 2601 East I-40 | Amarillo, TX | 806-376-5181 | www.aqha.com/museum

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PALO DURO CANYON STATE PARK Known as “The Grand Canyon of Texas,” Palo Duro Canyon is the second largest canyon in the United States and lies in the heart of the Texas Panhandle. Palo Duro Canyon State Park has more than 30 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails available for visitors to explore the canyon. Camp, geocache, study nature, bird watch or enjoy a performance of the outdoor musical drama TEXAS! Stop by the Visitor Center on the canyon rim to learn more about the park. The park store at the Visitor Center sells books, pottery, jewelry and more. Look for souvenirs, snacks and meals at The Trading Post on the canyon floor.

ENTRANCE FEES Adult : $5 Daily Child 12 Years and Under: Free

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Explore the Heritage of TEXAS and Become an Authentic Texas Ranger! You must complete the following Scavenger Hunt to become a TEXAS Ranger. Find out the following: 1. The names of two of the horses used in the show. 2. In what branch of the military did the man playing Quanah Parker serve? 3. What is the name of the gift shop manager? 4. What are the names on the three statues in the courtyard area? 5. What kind of animal does Tucker Yelldell own? 6. What kind of house does Calvin own? 7. What is the Dude’s girlfriend’s name? 8. How does the storm end at the end of Act 1? 9. What does Uncle Henry dream about in Act 2? 10. What is the name of the town in the last scene? 11. How many years has the show been running? 12. What is the name of the song when the rider comes on stage with the American flag? 13. Get autographs of three cast members after the show in the courtyard. Pick up your TEXAS Ranger scavenger hunt kit in the TEXAS gift shop, and turn it in after the performance for you official TEXAS Ranger Badge.

TEXAS Outdoor Musical Code of Conduct For Our Honorary Rangers • • • • • • • •

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Ranger Ranger Ranger Ranger Ranger Ranger Ranger Ranger

is honest is courteous and polite obeys their parents and brings pride to their family protects the weak and helps them studies hard in and learns in school is kind to animals and cares for them is a loyal friend loves their country

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Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation Inc. Members of the Foundation WRANGLER ($120) Robert Balliett Joe Batson Carolyn Crow Aural C. Davis Alice Dawson Berklee Brainard Clements Marsha Clements Stephen Clements Angel De La Cruz Dr. & Mrs. Hallerberg Denny Hargrove Mike Heard Linda Hinders George Huskey Mitchell Jones Cloyce Kuhnert Brian Kuhnert William A. McCarty Jr. Gladys Mickey Kris Miller Neva Chowning Mitchell

Doyle & Doris Moore Gene Vaughn Morrison John David Morrison LaQuitta Polvadore Brad Propst Bruce Propst Joel Richardon Alvin Schmidt Georgia Schmidt Dave Scott Randall C. Sims Roy Stainaker Barry Stevens Charles N. Starnes Lisa Thomason Gayla Thornton Ellie Timmons William Walker Whitney Wells Carol Yirak Karen Young

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FOREMAN ($300) Bert Ballengee Debbie Bennett Buffalo Gold Jim & Marilyn Childers Karen Corea Scott Downing Mr. & Mrs. Robert Josserand William Sotomayer

RANCHER ($1200) Coney Burgess Don and Glenna Crooks Lynn Cowden Paul F. and Virginia J. Engler Foundation Kay & Joe Henard Robert and Sue Stiles David F. Yirak

PROSPECTOR ($600) Canyon News Happy Canyon Ranch Gilvin-Terrill, LTD Eleanor Glazener Jeannett Herring Joseph H. Pool John R. Skaggs Dr. Walter Wendler Burk Whittenburg

LONE STAR ANGEL ($10,000+) Nune Perez


Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation Inc. Life Members ANGELS Amarillo Area Foundation American Airlines Mr. & Mrs. R. T. “Ted” Alexander The Josephine Anderson Charitable Trust Mr. Joseph E. Batson, Jr. Mrs. Betty Teel Bivins Mrs. Cornelia Bivins The M. K. Brown Foundation The A. A. Bush Estate Mr. & Mrs. T. M. Caldwell, Jr. Raymond and Martha Chow Cooper & Woodruff, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Art F. Cox Credit Bureau of Amarillo/Panhandle Bill & Louise Dee Gilvin-Terrill, Inc. L. Pete & Wanda Gilvin Paul & Elizabeth Green Ples & Margaret Harper Mrs. Sybil Harrington Don & Sybil Harrington Foundation Truett & Lois Hull, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. James T. Irwin Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Isley Mrs. Magdalena McMordie The Meadows Foundation Mary and J. K. Milam, Jr. The Moody Foundation Dr. William A. & Margaret Moore Mr. Alan Nicholson Mrs. Betty Propst Raymond & Virginia Raillard Mr. & Mrs. Jack Renfro Mr. William R. Rhew Mr. Joel Richardson Southwestern Public Service Mr. & Mrs. Charles Stephenson Ms. Victoria W. Tappan Texas Commission on the Arts Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mrs. Francie Whittenburg Mrs. Hazel Kelley Wilson Mr. & Mrs. Clyde V. Woolley Xcel Energy Foundation

LIFE MEMBERS Mr. & Mrs. Roland Allen Amarillo Diagnostic Clinic

Amarillo Globe News Amarillo Hardware Amarillo National Bank American Quarter Horse Assoc. Mr. & Mrs. Barry Baker Mrs. Elon Baker Mr. & Mrs. Harley Baker Bank of America The Barrick Foundation Mr. Robert W. Bauman Mrs. Sam J. Bell Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Bellah Mr. & Mrs. George Benson Mr. & Mrs. Tom Bivins Miss Chloe Ann Black Dr. & Mrs. H. B. Black Mr. Skipp Blasdel Mr. & Mrs. Mike Borger Mrs. E. H. Brainard Mr. E. S. F. “Swazey” Brainard Mrs. Larry Brandon Mrs. Sally N. Brantley Mr. H.C. Brillhart Mrs. J. Manly Bryan Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Bryant Mr. & Mrs. George Byrne Mrs. Marvin Carlile Mr. & Mrs. W. W. Carter Mr. & Mrs. Miles Childers Mr. & Mrs. Tony Clayton Mrs. Loris Clifford Conley-Lott-Nichols Mrs. Thomas C. Connally Mrs. John V. Denko Mrs. Carolyn Dowlen Mr. Stuart Dowlen Dr. & Mrs. Tom W. Duke Mrs. Gene Edwards Executone of Amarillo Mr. & Mrs. Orville Finch, Jr. Mrs. Joseph Findley Mrs. James B. Franklin Mr. & Mrs. John Frantz II Mr. R. P. Fuller Ms. Kathy Garrison General Office Supply Mrs. Richard L. Gilkey Mr. & Mrs. Orville Finch, Jr Mrs. William A. Glenn Mrs. J. T. Glover, Amarillo The Paul Green Foundation

Mrs. Duane Guy Mr. & Mrs. Paul Hadley Dr. James A. Hanson Mr. Ed Harrell Mrs. Frances O. Hennen Mrs. Nolon Henson Mrs. Henry E. Hertner Mr. & Mrs. Neil Hess Mrs. Robert Hibbetts Mr. Alvin F. Hicks Mr. & Mrs. Malcolm Hinkle Mrs. Ray K. Holbert Mr. & Mrs. Hollis Horton Ms. Sara Kathleen Howard Mr. Skipp Blasdel Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Hucker Mr. S. C. “Chappy” Hulsey Hutch’s Sales & Service Mrs. Robert P. Jarrett III Mr. & Mrs. James E. Jenkins Mrs. J. Lee Johnson Mrs. Sam Jolly Mr. & Mrs. Troy Jones Mrs. H. Dean Kelley Mrs. Marcia Lynn Milam Kiser Mrs. William Klingensmith Mr. & Mrs. Arch Lamb Mrs. Marcella R. Lanham & Family Mr. & Mrs. Ed P. LeGendre Mrs. Ralph N. Leone The Ted Lokey Oil Co. Mrs. Dan Macina Mr. Wales Madden, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Wales Madden III Mr. John B. Malouf Mrs. Wendy Marsh Mrs. D. P. McAlpine Mrs. Lewis S. McAnally Dr. and Mrs. Jerry McCoy Mrs. Kathryn McLaughlin Mr. Fred McNabb Mrs. Dean McNaughton Mr. & Mrs. A. S. Megert Mr. & Mrs. Robert Melanson Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Milam III Mr. & Mrs. Mike Miller Mr. & Mrs. Cliff Milnar Mr. & Mrs. Doyle Moore Mrs. Dudley Moore Mr. & Mrs. Morris Moreland Mr. Gene Vaughn Morrison

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Mrs. Cheri Morrison Mrs. Lily Mudge Dr. & Mrs. Garry L. Nall Mr. & Mrs. James O. Norfleet Mrs. R. T. O’Daniel Mr. & Mrs. E. Jay O’Keefe Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Oeschger Mrs. Emil Olson Mr. E. M. Osborne Dr. & Mrs. Todd Overton Panhandle Insurance Agency Parge’ Associates Architects Mrs. Earl Parge’ Dr. & Mrs. Wayne Paullus Jr. Mrs. Hugh Pennal Mrs. Eugene M. Phillips Mr. T. Boone Pickens Mr. John D. Pitman Mrs. Dick Ratjen Mr. & Mrs. Don Rowe Mr. & Mrs. Jack Seale Mrs. Lewis Singleton, Jr. Mr. Darold D. Smith Southwest Coca-Cola Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Stevens Rev. & Mrs. Don Stribling Mrs. A. D. Strebeck Ms. Lee Stribling Ms. Pam Stribling Mrs. J. Ernest Stroud Mrs. Mary Lee Taylor Mrs. Joe C. Terrill Jr. Mrs. Geneva Thacker Mrs. Roy Tolk Mrs. Roy Turner Mr. & Mrs. Philip Van Loan Mr. Robert Carr Vincent Mrs. Jack Walker Wallace Monument Co. Mrs. Beatrice Carr Wallace Mr. & Mrs. Donald Watkins Mr. & Mrs. J. B. Watkins Wells Fargo Bank Texas, N.A. Mr. & Mrs. Gene White Mr. & Mrs. Glenn White Ms. Delia Wilburn Mrs. Merrill Winsett Mrs. Irene Wischer Mrs. W. B. Woodruff Mr. Jack Worsham Mrs. Earl Wynn

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The Story of West Texas Rain On August 12th, 2013, we lost five cast members in an automobile accident. Julian Arredondo, Clint Diaz, Andrew Duncan, Eric Harrison and Amanda Starz. They were talented, kind and beautiful people. Our TEXAS family was devastated. Shock, tears, disbelief, anger and mourning enveloped each of us. There’s an old theatre adage that claims “the show must go on.” In the wake of such immense loss, we wondered how. We told the company it would be their choice to finish the season or close. They decided Wednesday’s performance would be just for the TEXAS family and we would finish the season with three shows for the public. We went out early to the canyon Wednesday night to try and piece the show together. As our choreographer, Crystal, tried to restage the overture, we began to falter. Four of the kids in the accident were dancers, and as their partners would turn and reach out, there was no one there. I talked with June Bush, the mother of Julian Arredondo, and she told me how much Julian loved the show. I asked her if continuing was the right thing to do. She replied, “absolutely,” and that Julian would be disappointed if we closed the show. I asked if she would talk to the cast. When she finished, we all were astonished by her love for Julian and her passion for what he loved— performing. June’s strength got us through the rehearsal. It was time for the performance. 400 TEXAS family members came to support us. The love we felt was palpable and beautiful. The overture was a struggle, but every time we began to falter, our family in the audience picked us up. Still, there was much doubt as to finishing the show. Then the rain came. It was not a gentle shower, but a torrential downpour. Somewhere, somehow it became everyone’s unspoken mission that the show would go on to the end. Every word and lyric took on a new and profound meaning. It was a powerful show filled with emotion. The rain stayed until the last note of the grand finale and then as if scripted the clouds parted and the stars shined brightly. We felt the presence of our “Angels” that night. Most of us believe they brought the rain to help us. None of us will ever forget the blessing we received that night. My good friend, James Hobbs, has written several songs for his group, “The Flying J Wranglers,” out of Ruidoso, NM. I asked him to write a song that would help our company heal but would give meaning to those audience members who knew nothing of the wreck. “West Texas Rain” is his gift to us. You will hear this song at the beginning of the second act. It has great meaning to those of us who were there that night, and I hope you find it to be a beautiful song. Thank you, James. Dave Yirak, Managing Artistic Director James Hobbs

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For generations TEXAS has featured western art in our annual souvenir program. Each year giving a glimpse into the artistry that inspires our performance, our educational endeavors and our community. This is the inaugural year for an annual partnership with the Cerulean Gallery. The 2018 Featured artist is Marsha Clements, also a TPHF Board Member. This showcase of contemporary western art is INSPIRED by the amazing Palo Duro Canyon and the story of Texas. Each artist and piece featured in this year’s 53rd Souvenir program will participate in “TEXAS Inspired”, an exhibition where these pieces among others, will be available for purchase. Cerulean Gallery, along with every participating artist is generously donating a portion of the proceeds to support the educational and artistic endeavors of the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation. The Texas Panhandle is rich with talent, character and artistry and we are honored to have the opportunity to share that with you, our guest and patrons, of TEXAS. We invite you to visit these artists galleries and websites from our own website texas-show.com and join us in celebrating “TEXAS Inspired” July 13-24th at the Cerulean Gallery.

July 13 - July 24, 2018 Opening Reception Friday - July 13 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Open to the Public Free Admission

Palo Duro Abstraction Triptich by Marsha Clements

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“The Light of the Canyon”

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M a rs h a C lemen t sAr t . c om Re presented by the Cerulean Gallery in downtown Amarillo 814 S. Ta ylor Street • Amarillo, TX 79101 SENTOSA-102 in the East Wing of Sunset Center • 3701 Plains Boulevard • Amarillo, Te xas • 806.676.1733 M arsha @M a rsha C le me nts.co m

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Marsha Clements / Featured Artist “A painting begins with a sense of awareness,” states oil painter, Marsha Clements. She takes her curiosity through a creative lens where beauty is found in everyday life. Her emotional yet, realistic depictions of wildlife and landscape portray this concept perfectly. A balance is established that incorporates more than just what she sees by capturing the mood of the subject or the spirit of a moment in time. Growing up in Amarillo, Texas, Clements’ childhood was infused with the simple beauty of the Texas plains. “Living life on the Texas Panhandle encouraged me to be aware of the beauty in the simplest elements of nature and our everyday lives,” she explains of her early inspiration. When she reached college, Clements was able to take a few art classes and became an educator, earning both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Education from West Texas A&M University. After graduation, she started a career as a public school teacher while simultaneously raising a family. She also began working on refining her skill as an artist with the help of local Amarillo art instructor, Lou Hansen. She taught in the Amarillo Independent School District for over twenty years, and served schools across the country as an educational consultant. Her husband and daughters also motivated her to take time for her painting. Throughout these years, she would travel to New Mexico for workshops in Taos with Ray Vinella, who built her confidence and influenced her to pursue her career in art. Clements became the executive director of the Amarillo Art Institute, where she served for two years, and was able to continue her artistic studies with a number of artists including Ramon Kelly and Richard Alan Nichols. Clements especially feels a connection to Georgia O’Keeffe who has influenced her choice of subject matter. Like O’Keeffe, Clements draws her subject matter from the vast plains of the Texas Panhandle, where she has lived her entire life. “I especially love to paint the sky,” she explains, “and sometimes when I paint a landscape, it’s more of a skyscape.” Clements also paints extensively in the Palo Duro Canyon, the nation’s second largest canyon. “The canyon is about ten miles south of my home and is stunning with its array of brilliant colors,” she states. After experiencing the many challenges an artist often faces along a creative journey, Clements recently opened

Marsha Clements painting Palo Duro Canyon

her new studio and gallery in Canyon, Texas. The gallery is located in a growing artistic area, where there’s also the largest history museum in Texas. Clements says her proximity to other artists stimulates her creative juices. She works in her studio daily and shares her knowledge with emerging artists by teaching a weekly painting class. The artist has featured her work in numerous shows over the years and has paintings in the collections of corporations and individual collectors. She is represented in two galleries regionally, as well as Sentosa, her own studio/gallery in Sunset Center. Her work has been in the Panhandle Plains Invitational Western Art Show and Sale for the past two years. “One of the biggest honors for me,” she explains, “was to be selected as the featured artist for the Texas Musical Drama in 2013. I was the first woman to have that honor in over 40 years.” Clements’ work was featured throughout the annual catalog for the event. Clements remains dedicated and deeply passionate about her art with the culmination of her studies portrayed in her body of work. “By painting those moments in time, I can reclaim it for myself and share it with others.”

One of the biggest honors for me was to be selected as the featured artist for the Texas Musical Drama in 2013. I was the first woman to have that honor in over 40 years.

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Artists and Paintings

Guiding Light

Marsha Clements

36″ x 36″ Oil on canvas

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Freedom in the Light

Marsha Clements

60"w x 36"h Oil on canvas

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Trapunto Textile Suede

Anne Amerson

21 1/2"w x 17 1/4"h Suede

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Fracture of the Wind

Pam Sheldon Mayes

20"w x 24"h Mixed media on paper

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Flight Patterns #11

Trudy Kraft

56 1/4"w x 25 1/2"h Mixed media on paper

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Looking Forward to Spring

Ginger Nelson

22"w x 18"h Oil on canvas

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Bringing Them Home

Joshua Sorenson

23"w x 19"h Oil on canvas

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Abundance

Shannon Pierce

60"w x 48"h Mixed media on canvas

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Quanah Parker

Jeff Williams

6"w x 11 1/2"h x 7"d Bronze

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Reminders

Marilyn Yanke

37 3/4"w x 13 3/4"h Oil on canvas

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Struggle at NFR

Jerry Glynn Williams

21 1/2"w x 10 1/2"h x 17�d Bronze

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House of Color

Victoria Taylor-Gore

18 1/4"w x 12 3/4"h Pastel

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Born to be Wild I

Bonnie Siebert

26"w x 21 3/4"h Acrylic on board

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Out of the Chute

Brian Nixon

26"w x 24"h Mixed media on board

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Tongue of Fire Over the Canyon

J. Greg Burgess

28"w x 38"h Photography

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Corral at Sunset

John Key

20"w x 16"h Silver gelatin print

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Can I Borrow Your Truck

Judy Rogers

24"w x 24"h Acrylic on canvas

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This year, five limited edition poster designs were created by the Cenveo Amarillo creative team to commemorate the 53rd season of the TEXAS Outdoor Musical visual brand. Each poster is a 13” x 23” giclée print and is available in the gift shop for sale. Pick up your favorite or collect all five.

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Rider with TEXAS Flag

Quanah Parker

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Palo Duro Canyon Lighthouse

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Dancer

Tucker Yelldell

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The Randall County Sheriff ’s Posse (RCSP) is located at 8500 West Cemetery Road, 3.5 miles south of Canyon, Texas on U.S. 87. Members are from all parts of the Texas Panhandle, we have horseback riding events and activities for all ages and skill levels.

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The Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit organization created to preserve and present Texas history and culture through entertainment and education. We invite you to become a member of the foundation and support TEXAS. Our members take ownership of the show and receive a variety of benefits depending on the level of membership you choose.

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Texas program 2018  

Celebrating the 53rd Season of the TEXAS Outdoor Musical in Palo Duro Canyon. Enjoy a preview of our Souvenir Program! Purchase you copy onl...

Texas program 2018  

Celebrating the 53rd Season of the TEXAS Outdoor Musical in Palo Duro Canyon. Enjoy a preview of our Souvenir Program! Purchase you copy onl...

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