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Bat Boy: The Musical Story & Book by Keythe Farley and Brian Fleming Music & Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe Licensed under agreement with Weekly World News

Original New York Production by Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Riot Entertainment, Robyn Goodman, Michael Alden, Jean Doumanian and the Producing Office. Original cast recording available on RCA/Victor.

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Linda Goodrich Catherine Walker Adams Andrea Bechert Jessica Hahn Rob Murphy, Aaron Tacy Jim Lillie Erin Kennedy Lunsford Kerry Concannon

Bat Boy: The Musical will be performed with one intermission. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. Bat Boy: The Musical was developed in New York City at The Directors Company, Michal Parva, Artistic/Producing Director. Bat Boy: The Musical had its initial production at The Actors’ Gang in Los Angeles, CA. The Authors wish to acknowledge the generous support provided through the Richard Rodgers Development Award and the Richard Rodgers Production Award. The Richard Rodgers Awards are administered by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The performers in this production are students in the Department of Musical Theatre. The designers are students, faculty, and guests in the Dept. of Theatre & Drama. Scenery, costumes, properties, sound, and lighting were realized by the students and staff of University Productions, the producing unit of the SMTD. Ticket sales assist in providing SMTD students with practical training experience before live audiences. Thank you for supporting our educational mission. Latecomers will be seated at a suitable break. As a courtesy to others, please set cellular phones and pagers to silent mode and refrain from texting during the performance. Photography, audio recording and videotaping of any kind are not permitted. The School of Music, Theatre & Dance acknowledges the generosity of McKinley Associates, Inc. whose support has helped make this production possible.


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Cast of Characters Bat Boy....................................................................................................... Ryan Vasquez Dr. Thomas Parker, the local veterinarian...........................................Zachary Thompson Shelley Parker, his daughter............................................................................ Ashley Park Meredith Parker, his wife.................................................................................. Jane Bruce The Townsfolk: Sheriff Reynolds........................................................................................ Harry Katzman Ruthie Taylor, a teenager............................................................................ Paige Silvester Rick Taylor, a teenager....................................................................Travis Ward-Osborne Ron Taylor, a teenager..................................................................................... Mary Little Mrs. Taylor, their mother...........................................................................Jordan Barrow Lorraine, a rancher’s wife................................................................Travis Ward-Osborne Maggie, senior representative, Hope Falls Town Council................................. Mary Little Daisy, a schoolteacher.......................................................................................Dan Tracy Mr. Dillon, a rancher......................................................................Travis Ward-Osborne Bud, a rancher..................................................................................................Dan Tracy Ned, a rancher........................................................................................... Paige Silvester Roy, a townsman........................................................................................Jordan Barrow Clem, a townsman.......................................................................................... Mary Little Reverend Billy Hightower............................................................................Jordan Barrow Pan...................................................................................................................Dan Tracy Ensemble.............................................................................Adrian Baidoo, Brian Flores, Shea Renne, Reilly Richardson, Sean Seymour

Orchestra Conductor/Keyboard I................................................................ Catherine Walker Adams Keyboard II........................................................................................ Jamie Brachel Reed Guitar.............................................................................................. Corey Cunningham Bass....................................................................................................................... Joe Fee Percussion...................................................................................Jonathan Barahal Taylor


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Musical Numbers Setting: Hope Falls, West Virginia. Population 500. The Present. Act I “Hold Me, Bat Boy”......................................................................................... Company “Christian Charity”............................................................... Sheriff, Meredith, Shelley “Ugly Boy”............................................................................................................Shelley “Watcha Wanna Do?”................................................................................. Rick, Shelley “A Home For You”............................................................................. Meredith, Bat Boy “Another Dead Cow”...................................................................................... Townsfolk “Dance With Me, Darling”............................................................................. Dr. Parker “Ruthie’s Lullaby”......................................................................................... Mrs. Taylor “Show You a Thing or Two”............................................. Bat Boy, Meredith, Company “Christian Charity” (Reprise).........................................Sheriff, Dr. Parker, Townsfolk “A Home for You” (Reprise).................................................................................Bat Boy “Comfort and Joy”........................................................................................... Company Act II “A Joyful Noise”.............................................................Rev. Hightower, Congregation “Let Me Walk Among You”.................................................................................Bat Boy “Three Bedroom House”..................................................................... Meredith, Shelley “Children, Children”............................................................................... Pan, Company “More Blood”................................................................................................. Dr. Parker “Inside Your Heart”...............................................................................Shelley, Bat Boy “Apology to a Cow”.............................................................................................Bat Boy “Revelations”............................................................... Meredith, Dr. Parker, Company “I Imagine You’re Upset”.................................................................................. Company “Hold Me, Bat Boy” (Reprise).......................................................................... Company

Acknowledgments Special thanks to Sarah Low, Jim Gross, and TheatreWorks. Additional thanks to Annette Masson for dialect coaching.

This production is entered in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KC/ACTF). The aims of this national theater education program are to identify and promote quality in college-level theater productions. To this end, each production entered is eligible for a response by a regional KC/ACTF representative, and certain students are selected to participate in KC/ACTF programs involving awards, scholarships, and special grants for actors, playwrights, designers, and critics at both the regional and national levels.


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About the Authors Keythe Farley (Story/Book) directed the original production of Bat Boy: The Musical. He is a member of the Actors’ Gang and a graduate of UCLA. Brian Flemming (Story/Book) has written for the Independent Spirit Awards and written for and voice-directed Rugrats. He has appeared on Beverly Hills 90210, Sisters, and the HBO movie And the Band Played On. Laurence O’Keefe (Music) Music/lyric credits include the New York tours of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals and the children’s musical The Magic Sparrow (Primary Stages and Ubu Rep). As a member of L.A.’s Actors’ Gang: Imaginary Invalid (Theatre L.A. Ovation Award), Euphoria (L.A. Weekly Awards for Musical of the Year and for Music, Ovation Awards for same) and Bat Boy: The Musical (L.A. Weekly Award, Musical of the Year, Backstage West Award for Music). A graduate of USC’s graduate film scoring program, he has composed several scores for films including Every Night and Twice on Sundays Accidentally, the musical/mockumentary of Dorothy McHugh, the Ziegfeld girl who returned to show business at age eighty-five with “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” Twice on Sundays won Best Documentary at several film festivals. The Prince Music Theatre premiered his short musical The Mice (lyrics by Nell Benjamin) as part of 3hree, produced by Harold Prince.

About the Cast A drian Baidoo (Ensemble/Dance Captain) senior, BFA Musical Theatre, Pittsburg, PA Jordan Barrow (Mrs. Taylor/Rev. Hightower/Roy/Institute Man) senior, BFA Musical Theatre, Flanders, NJ Jane Bruce (Meredith) senior, BFA Musical Theatre, Ogden, UT Brian Flores (Ensemble) sophomore, BFA Musical Theatre, Boulder, CO H arry K atzman (Sheriff ) senior, BFA Musical Theatre, Columbia, SC/London, UK M ary Little (Maggie/Ron/Clem) senior, BFA Musical Theatre, Grand Rapids, MI A shley Park (Shelley) senior, BFA Musical Theatre, Ann Arbor, MI Shea R enne (Ensemble) junior, BFA Musical Theatre, Bloomfield Hills, MI R eilly R ichardson (Ensemble) junior, BFA Musical Theatre, Lexington, KY Sean Seymour (Ensemble) junior, BFA Musical Theatre, Kinston, NC Paige Silvester (Ned/Ruthie) senior, BFA Musical Theatre, Sacramento, CA Z achary Thompson (Dr. Parker) junior, BFA Musical Theatre, San Leandro, CA Dan Tracy (Bud/Daisy/Pan/Doctor) senior, BFA Musical Theatre, Providence, RI Ryan Vasquez (Bat Boy) junior, BFA Musical Theatre, San Jose, CA Travis Ward-Osborne (Rick/Lorraine/Mr. Dillon) senior, BFA Musical Theatre, Albuquerque, NM


2012-2013 Season A Midsummer Night’s Dream a comedy by William Shakespeare • Directed by Malcolm Tulip Lovers spat, chaos ensues, and transformations come about in Shakespeare’s beloved comedy. Power Center • December 6 - 9, 2012 • Dept. of Theatre & Drama Translation Choreography by Bill T. Jones and new works by faculty choreographers Amy Chavasse, Jessica Fogel and Sandra Torijano. Power Center • Feb. 7 - 10, 2013 • Department of Dance The Skin of our Teeth a comedy by Thornton Wilder • Directed by Jonathan Berry Follow the extraordinary Antrobus family through the ages as they survive various cataclysms by the skin of their teeth. Mendelssohn Theatre • Feb. 21 - 24, 2013 • Dept. of Theatre & Drama Ariadne auf Naxos an opera by Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal University Opera Theatre directed by Kay Walker Castaldo University Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Kamal Kahn Sung in German with projected English translations. Mendelssohn Theatre • Mar. 28 - 31, 2013 University Opera Theatre • University Philharmonia Orchestra August: Osage County a dark comedy by Tracy Letts • Directed by John Neville-Andrews A vivid portrait of familial dysfunction, this fiercely funny, Pulitzer-Prize winning play has been called “the most exciting new American play seen in years.” (New York Times) Arthur Miller Theatre • Apr. 4 - 14, 2013 • Dept. of Theatre & Drama Crazy for You a musical by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, & Ken Ludwig Directed & choreographed by Dirk Lumbard • Music Direction by Catherine Walker Adams A star-struck New York City playboy finds his dreams - and love - in a small Nevada mining town in this irresistible romp full of memorable songs. Power Center • Apr. 18 - 21, 2013 • Limited seating • Dept. of Musical Theatre

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About the Artists Catherine Walker A dams (Music Director) is an Asst. Professor in the Dept. of Musical Theatre. U-M: Brigadoon, Little Women, Evita, 42nd Street, Ella Minnow Pea, Big River. Regional Theatre:  Derby Dinner Playhouse, Louisville, KY;  Farmers Alley Theatre, Kalamazoo, MI; The Barn Theatre, Augusta, MI; The Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, MI; Island Center Productions, St. Croix; Caribbean Community Theatre, St. Croix; Country Dinner Playhouse, Columbus, OH; Three-D Productions, Kalamazoo, MI; Kalamazoo College; Kalamazoo Civic Theatre. Other:  Regional Judge for the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Competition, Conducted Choral Tours in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Italy. A ndrea Bechert (Scenic Designer) is a professional freelance scenic designer with over 250 productions designed across the country. U-M: Chicago. Regional Theatre: includes TheatreWorks (23 productions), Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The Cleveland Playhouse, Marin Theatre Company, American Musical Theatre of San Jose, and The Colorado Shakespeare Festival (15 productions).  Awards: Numerous San Francisco Bay Area awards including three Critic’s Circle Awards, a Denver Ovation Award for Macbeth, and her designs were included in the 2005 World Design Expo and the 1996 Prague Quadrennial. Other:  Member of United Scenic Artists, local 829. Kerry Concannon (Stage Manager) is a junior BFA Design & Production major concentrating in stage management. U-M: Chicago, Falstaff, Musical Theatre Senior Showcase (1st ASM); 8, Brigadoon, US premiere: The Diver (ASM). Basement Arts: Bare (SM). MUSKET: The 25th Annual…Spelling Bee (ASM). Regional Theatre: Chautauqua Opera (Asst. to the Director of Production/Stage Management Intern, 2012)  Linda Goodrich (Director/Choreographer) is an Assoc. Professor in the Dept. of Musical Theatre. Recent U-M: Chicago, Brigadoon, Gibson Fleck, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Seussical, The Who’s Tommy, A Good Boy, 42nd Street. Broadway: (performer) Cabaret. NYC: Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York Musical Theatre Festival. Regional Theatre: Goodspeed Opera House, Papermill Playhouse, TheatreWorks, Cincinnati Playhouse, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, T.U.T.S., Music Theatre of Wichita. Awards: NYC - DANCEBREAK, Best Choreography - New York Musical Theatre Festival, Outstanding Direction and Choreography - San Francisco Bay Area Awards. Other: Member AEA, SDC. Jessica H ahn (Costume Designer) Professor, Head of Design and Production, Dept. of Theatre & Drama. UM: Chicago, The Beaux Stratagem, The Full Monty, Arms and the Man, Much Ado About Nothing, Ragtime, Pride and Prejudice, You Never Can Tell, The Pajama Game, Playing for Time. Regional Theatre: Virginia Stage Company; Goodman Theatre; Lyric Opera Center; Northlight Theatre; Court Theatre; Roundabout Theatre, N.Y.; Utah Shakespearean Festival; Minneapolis Children’s Theatre Co.; former resident designer: Hubbard St. Dance Co., National Jewish Theatre. Awards: Three Joseph Jefferson Awards, Charles MacArthur Award. Other: Curator, Historic Costume Collection; Member, United Scenic Artists; Costume Society of America.


About the Artists Jim Lillie (Sound Designer) this show is dedicated to the memory of Sunil Rajan (May 1, 1974 - May 1, 2010), U-M BFA Design & Production 1996, Sunil was the sound designer for the Off-Broadway production of Bat Boy: The Musical. As a designer, Sunil created the sound for shows like Bat Boy and the hip-hop hit Bomb-itty of Errors. As an engineer, he worked FOH, A2, and/or monitors for the national tours of shows like Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk and On Golden Pond; in NY, he mixed for Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Alter Boys; he was also the go-to FOH sub all over Broadway. He headed sound up at Spoleto for years, and mixed shows for the New York Musical Theatre Festival, The Ann Arbor Folk Festival, The Detroit International Jazz Festival, The Ann Arbor Summer Festival and the 2006 Super Bowl..... Rob Murphy (Co-Lighting Designer) is an Assoc. Professor of Design in the Dept. of Theatre & Drama. U-M: Chicago, The Full Monty, Brigadoon, Much Ado About Nothing, Into the Woods, Armide, Macbeth, Evita, Albert Herring, Ella Minnow Pea, As You Like It, J.B., The Who’s Tommy, The Pajama Game, The Burial at Thebes, A Flea in Her Ear, Tartuffe. Regional Theatre: Almost 100 LORT scenic and lighting designs: The Guthrie Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, NY Theatre Workshop; worked with directors Robert Woodruff, Anne Bogart, Bartlett Sher, Micheal Grief, and Oskar Eustis; former resident designer: Trinity Rep. Co., Missouri Rep. Theatre. A aron Tacy (Co-Lighting Designer) is a junior BFA design  & production candidate concentrating in lighting, projection and scenic design.  U-M:  Sunday in the Park with George (Projection Design), Spring Awakening  (LD),  The Fully Monty  (Asst. LD), Arachne: The Origin (Assoc. LD), US premiere The Diver (PD); MUSKET: The Who’s Tommy (PD), Cabaret (Asst. LD). Regional Theatre: Spoleto Festival USA (electrician): U.S. premiere of Glass’ Kepler (ML Programmer), TRACES (electrician), Einstein on the Beach 2012 tour (production intern), Nadanta: Rhythms of India.


Christopher Kendall, Dean Paul Boylan Collegiate Professor of Music Department of Musical Theatre Chair....................................................................Brent Wagner Department Administrator.................................Jennifer Knapp Administrative Assistant..........................................Tim Abbott Student Services.............................................Becky Seauvageau Faculty...............................................Catherine Walker Adams, Ron De JesĂşs, Linda Goodrich, Mark Madama, Lisa Mayer, Sara Randazzo, Cynthia Kortman Westphal Professor Emeritus..................................................Jerry DePuit

University Productions Administrative Staff Director.................................................................Jeffrey Kuras Department Administrator.............................. Fatima Abdullah Office Assistant III/Usher Coordinator..................Shelda Smith Marketing & Communications Dir............. Kerianne M. Tupac Graphic Design....................................................... David Zinn Photographer..................................... Peter Smith Photography Information Systems Manager.......................... Henry Reynolds Facilities Manager.................................................Shannon Rice House Manager............................................. Dianne Widzinski Senior Backstage Operations Mgr...........................Barry LaRue Backstage Operations Mgrs..........Mark Gordon, David Pickell, Kurt Thoma, Donald C. Watkins Administrative Office Assistants......................... Allison Brown, Abrielle Case, Olivia Neinhouse, Hannah Sparrow Production Staff Production Manager......................................Amanda Mengden Production Stage Manager................................... Nancy Uffner Production Office Assistants... Kelly Comastro, Brandon Pemberton Technical Dir. (Power).................................... Douglas Edwards Master Carpenter (Power)...................................... Paul Hunter Carpenter (Power)............................................... Russ Dunham Technical Dir. (Walgreen).......................Richard W. Lindsay, Jr. Charge Scenic Artist (Power)...............................Toni Y. Auletti Charge Scenic Artist (Walgreen)........................Beth Sandmaier Properties Master.................................................Arthur Ridley Asst. Properties Master.........................................Patrick Drone Properties Artisan.................................................. Sarah Tanner Master Electrician............................................Mark Allen Berg

Sound Engineers........................Roger Arnett, Henry Reynolds Costume Shop Manager.......................................Laura Brinker Assoc. Costume Shop Manager........................... George Bacon Cutter/Drapers............................................Virginia R. Luedke, Lea M. Morello, T J Williamson Crafts Artisan............................................Elizabeth Gunderson Costume Stock Administrator............................... Renae Skoog Production Crew First Asst. Stage Manager...................................Megan Murphy Asst. Stage Managers..................................Carly Baron, Abby Dotz Asst. Director................................................................. Keith Allen Assts. to the Music Director................ Luke Steinhauer, Josh Toney Asst. to the Lighting Designers.................................... Liz Williams Dance Captain.......................................................... Adrian Baidoo Head Electrician.................................................Alexandra Schrader Scenery (Walgreen).......... Ashley Ahr, Lucy Briggs, Elliot Cruz, CJ Eldred, Daniel Estrella, Liz Freed, AJ Klopach, Tyler J. Melnik, Samantha Vettrus, students of Theatre 250 & 252 Professional Painters.....................Alexander Carr, Laura Strowe Paint.............. Angela Alvarez, Michael Barbour, Carisa Bledsoe, Devin Eggert, Austin Kozlowski, Katie Nadolny, Diana Sussman, students of Theatre 250 & 252 Props.... Michael Barbour, Jessica Browning, Kerry Concannon, Josie-Lynn Patalon, Eli Schlatter, students of Theatre 250 & 252 Professional Stitchers................... Rene Plante, Patricia Branam, Laura Kantner, Kristi Kuick, Suzanne Young Costumes............ Leslie Bates, Alyssa Battersby, Danielle Cohn, Aleah Douglas, Carrie Fisk, Laura Kemp, Kaitlin Lantz, Allyssa Powell, Tiffany Reynolds, Emily Shimskey, students of Theatre 250 & 252 Lighting...............Rachel Apsey, Colin Bianchi, Jennifer Jacobs, Annie Jacobson, Alexandra Jehle, AJ Klopach, Alyssa Loiacano, Charles Malott, Andrew Lott, Miriam Michaels, Tess Nugent, Clarissa Ortiz, Aaron Tacy, Andrew Wysocki, students of Theatre 250 & 252 Running Crew Scenery................... Wonza Johnson, Erin Roulier, Acquil Rowe Props............................ Ben Bogen, Solea Pfeiffer, Sherry Green Light Board Operator...................................Cameron Malcolm Electrics........................ Hannah Flam, Tyler Leahy, Jillian Slade Sound.....................................................................Sarah Frank Wardrobe..................................... Jordan Andre, Jenna Helfant, Cameron Jones, Keaton Micucci


For Your Information Latecomer Policy Latecomers will be seated at a suitable break or scene change. Pagers, Cellular Phones, Watch Alarms Please set pagers to silent mode. Cellular phones should be deactivated. Please deactivate your electronic watch alarm so it will not interrupt the performance. Please refrain from texting during the performance. Smoke Free Campus Smoking is not permitted in University buildings or on University grounds. Smoking is permitted only in personal vehicles or on the sidewalks of major thoroughfares. Emergency Procedure In the event of fire or severe storm, you will be instructed by an announcement from the stage indicating the best method of exit. Please notice the multiple red exit signs in the theatre. For your safety, please exit in a calm and orderly manner. Cameras and Recording Devices The use of cameras — with or without a flash — recorders, or other electronic devices inside the theatre is strictly prohibited. Food and Drink No food or drink is allowed in the theatre. Children As a courtesy to our audience and the performers, children under the age of three will not be admitted to performances. All children must have a ticket. If your child proves disruptive or excessively restless, you may be asked to leave by House Management. Large Print Programs Large print programs are available free of charge from House Management.

Accessibility Accessible ramps, elevators, parking, restrooms, and wheelchair seating are available for patrons with disabilities. Accessible restrooms are located off the main lobby. Sound Enhancement The theatre is equipped with an infrared listening system for listening enhancement. Lightweight, wireless headsets are available free of charge from House Management. Parking For your parking convenience, we recommend arriving early. Prepaid parking passes are also available at the League Ticket Office. For parking information: Grant Winston, Parking & Transportation Services, 734-615-9067. Ticket Sales and Information Hours: Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5 pm Saturday: 10 am - 1 pm Performances: 1 hour prior to curtain Phone: (734) 764-2538 Online: tickets.music.umich.edu Address: 911 N. Univ., Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Ticket Exchanges Subscribers may exchange their tickets by mail or in person at no charge. Non-subscribers may exchange their tickets by mail or in person for a small processing fee. Exchanged tickets must be received by the Ticket Office (by mail or in person) at least 48 hours prior to the performance and are made only for another performance of the same play. Group Discounts Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more. Comments? Write us at: University Productions, Attn.: Jeffrey Kuras 911 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1265


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(Alumni names in boldface denotes currently on Broadway) 9 to 5: Jeremy Davis The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Celia Keenan-Bolger (Tony nom.), Barrett Foa, Stanley Bahorek, Jenni Barber, Todd Buonopane, Katy Basile 42nd Street (2001 revival): Tamlyn Shusterman The Addams Family: Courtney Wolfson, Tommy Berklund, Andrew Lippa (composer/lyricist) Altar Boyz (Off-Broadway): Marc Kessler (concept), Gary Adler (composer/lyricist), Lynne Shankel (original music director), Justin Paul (music director) American Idiot: Corbin Reid Annie (2012 revival): Jeremy Davis, Brynn O’Malley, Desi Oakley, Ashley Blanchet, Rachel Hoffman (casting) Anything Goes (2011 revival): Kevin Munhall, Shina Morris, Mary Michael Patterson, Janine DiVita The Apple Tree (2006 revival): Justin Keyes, Sam Davis (assoc. conductor) Assassins: Alex Gemignani, Chris Peluso Avenue Q: Barrett Foa, Jeff Marx (composer/lyricist), Jeffrey Seller (producer) (Tony Award) Beauty and the Beast: Garrett Miller, Brynn O’Malley, Ellen Hoffman Bells are Ringing (2001 revival): Josh Rhodes Billy Elliot: Jeremy Davis The Boy from Oz: Josh Rhodes, Rachel Hoffman (casting) Bring It On: Taylor Louderman, Haley Hannah La Cage Aux Folles (2004 revival): Gavin Creel La Cage Aux Folles (2010 revival): A.J. Shively, Yurel Echezarreta, Michael Lowney Candide (1997 revival): D’Vorah Bailey Candide (NY City Opera, 2008): Daniel Reichard Cats: Job Christenson, Ben Whiteley (conductor) Chicago: Josh Rhodes, Brian Spitulnik, Amos Wolff Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: Erin Dilly (Tony nom.) A Chorus Line (2006 revival): David Baum, Tommy Berklund A Christmas Story: Ian Eisendrath (music director), Nick Gaswirth, Mara Newbery, Erin Dilly, Justin Paul/ Benj Pasek (music and lyrics) Cinderella (upcoming): Andy Jones, Laura Irion, Josh Rhodes (choreographer) The Civil War: Gilles Chiasson Cry Baby: Nick Blaemire, Courtney Balan, Lynne Shankel (music director)

Curtains: Sean McKnight, Sam Davis (assoc. conductor) Damn Yankees (1994 revival): John Ganun Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: Jeremy Davis Dracula: Megan Reinking The Drowsy Chaperone: Kate Loprest Elf: Marc Kessler Evita: Laurel Harris, Sydney Morton The Farnsworth Invention: Andrew Lippa (composer) Follies (2001 revival): Erin Dilly Follies (2011 revival): Amos Wolff Footloose: Jennifer Laura Thompson, Hunter Foster Fosse: Josh Rhodes The Full Monty: Lisa Datz, Danny Gurwin Ghost: Jeremy Davis Glory Days: Nick Blaemire (composer/lyricist) Godspell: Nick Blaemire Good Vibrations: Jesse Nager, David Reiser Grease (1995 revival): Hunter Foster Grease (2007 revival): Ryan Binder, Janine DiVita, Helene Yorke, Josh Rouah, Todd Buonopane Gypsy (1989 revival): Robin Robinson Gypsy (2003 revival): David Burtka Hair: Gavin Creel (Tony nom.), Megan Reinking, Jen Sese Hairspray: Brynn O’Malley, Kevin Hale, Kate Loprest Hands on a Hardbody: Chelsea Packard (Krombach) How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2011 revival): David Hull, Justin Keyes I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Off-Broadway): Adam Hunter, Courtney Balan, Christy Faber In the Heights: Jeffrey Seller & Matthew Rego (producers), Rachel Hoffman (casting) Into the Woods (2002 revival): Erin Dilly Jekyll & Hyde: Whitney Allen Jesus Christ Superstar: Eric Millegan Jersey Boys: Daniel Reichard Legally Blonde: Dani Spieler, Cara Massey Lend Me A Tenor (2010 revival): Jennifer Laura Thompson The Light in the Piazza: Glenn Allen The Little Mermaid: Katy Basile Little Shop of Horrors: Hunter Foster (Tony nom.) Little Women: Danny Gurwin Mamma, Mia!: Chris Peluso, Barrett Foa, Darryl Semira, Joi Price, Ian Knauer Mary Poppins: Jesse Nager, David Baum, Gavin Creel (London), Andrew Keenan-Bolger


Memphis: Bryan Langlitz, Cary Tedder, Ashley Blanchet, Robert Hartwell, Sydney Morton, Rachel Hoffman (casting) Million Dollar Quartet: Hunter Foster Les Miserables: Adam Hunter, Kristin Behrendt, Hunter Foster, Alex Gemignani, Christy Faber, Celia Keenan-Bolger. Courtney Wolfson The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012 revival): Janine DiVita Newsies: Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Madeline Trumble Nice Work If You Can Get It: Erin Dilly, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Robert Hartwell On the Town (1998 revival): Perry Ojeda Once: Joe Carroll The Performers: Jenni Barber Peter and the Starcatcher: Celia Keenan-Bolger (Tony nomination) The Phantom of the Opera: Susan Owen, Paul Schaefer The Producers: Hunter Foster Promises, Promises (2010 revival): Chelsea Krombach Ragtime: Adam Hunter Rent: Gilles Chiasson, Jeffrey Seller (producer) Rock of Ages: Lauren Molina, Matthew Rego (producer) Scandalous: Jesse Nager, Sam Davis (dance music arranger) The Scarlet Pimpernel: Danny Gurwin, Gilles Chiasson Show Boat (1994 revival): Doug LaBrecque Side Show: Kristen Behrendt Sister Act: Corbin Reid

South Pacific (2008 revival): Jeremy Davis State Fair: Ian Knauer Sunday in the Park with George (2008 revival): Brynn O’Malley, Alex Gemignani Sunset Boulevard: Kristen Behrendt Sweeney Todd (2005 revival): Alex Gemignani, Lauren Molina Sweet Smell of Success: Josh Rhodes The Times They Are A’changin’: Cary Tedder Thoroughly Modern Millie: Gavin Creel (Tony nom.), Eric Jackson Titanic: Lisa Datz Title Of Show: Courtney Balan Urinetown: Hunter Foster, Danny Gurwin, Jennifer Laura Thompson (Tony nom.), Matthew Rego (producer) Vanities: David Kirshenbaum (composer/lyricist) West Side Story: Shina Morris, Yurel Echezarreta, Jeffrey Seller (producer) White Christmas: Anne Horak Wicked: Desi Oakley, Etai Benshlomo, David Hull, Josh Rouah, Chelsea Krombach, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Logan Lipton, Brynn O’Malley, Matthew Rego (producer), Rachel Hoffman (casting) The Will Rogers Follies: John Ganun Wonderland: Kate Loprest Xanadu: Kate Loprest Young Frankenstein: Eric Jackson You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown: Andrew Lippa (composer/lyricist new songs)

OTHER RECENT NEWS OF GRADUATES 30 Rock (NBC): Helene Yorke The Addams Family (Nat’l Tour): Courtney Wolfson, Lizzie Klemperer, Ted Ely Aida (Kansas City Starlight Theatre): Chelsea Krombach, Justin Keyes American Conservatory Theatre, SF, Core Company Member: Nick Gabriel Anything Goes (Nat’l Tour): Alexandra Finke, Sean McKnight University of Arizona Faculty: Danny Gurwin The Big C (Showtime): Brynn O’Malley, Nick Blaemire The Book of Mormon (Nat’l Tour): Gavin Creel La Cage Aux Folles (Nat’l Tour): Allison McDowell, Michael Lowney Dogfight (2011 Richard Rodgers Award for New Musical, Second Stage, New York City): Justin Paul and Benj Pasek (Composer/Lyricist), Nick Blaemire, Jen Sese A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder: (Hartford Stage): Kendal Sparks The Good Wife (CBS): Nick Blaemire Hands on a Hardbody (LaJolla Playhouse): Hunter Foster, Rachel Hoffman (casting)

Jersey Boys (Nat’l Tour): Carlos Valdes Kristin Chenoweth Concert Tour: Chelsea Krombach LA Philharmonic: Bruce Kiesling, conductor, YOLA (Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles) Made in Jersey (CBS): Toni Trucks (series regular) Marry Me a Little (off-Broadway): Lauren Molina Mary Poppins (Nat’l Tour): Maddy Trumble, Memphis (Nat’l Tour): Kent Overshown The Music Man (Walnut Street Theatre): Kevin Munhall NCIS – Los Angeles (CBS): Barrett Foa (series regular) Next to Normal (Alliance Theatre): Cary Tedder Next to Normal (Arizona Theatre Co./San Joe Rep.): A.J. Holmes Penn State University, Faculty: Matt Toronto Smash (NBC): Andy Mientus (series regular), Kevin Munhall, Brynn O’Malley Sony Pictures, Mgr, Global Recruitment: Marisa Meyer West Side Story (Nat’l Tour): Laura Irion, Dani Spieler, Cary Tedder, Ted Ely West Side Story (Internat’l Tour): Andy Jones White Christmas (Syracuse Stage): Mary Michael Patterson Wicked (Nat’l Tour): Sam Lips


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Bat Boy: The Musical program  

Program for the Dept. of Musical Theatre production of Bat Boy: The Musical November 15 - 18, 2012 in the Arthur Miller Theatre

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