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September 7 - November 3, 2012


WAY OFF BROADWAY presents

Book, Music, & Lyrics by

MEREDITH WILLSON Based on a Story by

MEREDITH WILLSON and FRANKLIN LACEY Featuring

JESSICA BILLONES CHELSEA BONDARENKO SAM BUCHANAN MATTHEW CRAWFORD SUZANNA FOX DYLAN GIBB GUS GLATZEL MICHAEL IACONE RYAN PATRICK KANE KELSEY KEZA KOURTNEY KEZA LILY KIGIN A.P. KOPEC DAVID I. MARCUS KATHERINE MOORMAN SHAWN NAKIA JULIA PFANSTIEHL RACHEL SILVERT JORDAN B. STOCKSDALE LUKE SZUKALSKI SARAH SZUKALSKI DENISE WADE JOSEPH WAEYAERT STEVE STEELE as Harold Hill

with

JENNA MILKEWICZ as Marian Paroo

Music Direction by

JORDAN B. STOCKSDALE

Choreography by

Direction by

BILL KISKA

DEE BUCHANAN

The Music Man is presented through special arrangement with MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL (MTI) 421 West 54th Street • New York, New York 10019 • Tel: (212) 541-4684 • www.MTIShows.com


THE CAST

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(In order of appearance)

Charlie Cowell .........................................................................................................MATTHEW CRAWFORD Traveling Salesmen ...............................................GUS GLATZEL, MICHAEL IACONE, A.P. KOPEC, ..................................................................... DAVID I. MARCUS, SHAWN NAKIA, JOSEPH WAEYAERT Harold Hill....................................................................................................................................STEVE STEELE Olin Britt ......................................................................................................................................... GUS GLATZEL Amaryllis ................................................................................................... LILY KIGIN / SARAH SZUKALSI Maud Dunlop ........................................................................................................................ RACHEL SILVERT Ewart Dunlop .....................................................................................................................................A.P. KOPEC Mayor Shinn .......................................................................................................................... DAVID I. MARCUS Alma Hix....................................................................................................................KATHERINE MOORMAN Ethel Toffelmier ........................................................................................................................ SUZANNA FOX Oliver Hix..................................................................................................................................... SHAWN NAKIA Jacey Squires........................................................................................................................ MICHAEL IACONE Marcellus Washburn..........................................................................................JORDAN B. STOCKSDALE Tommy Djilas ..................................................................................................................JOSEPH WAEYAERT Marian Paroo .................................................................................................................... JENNA MILKEWICZ Mrs. Paroo .................................................................................................................................... DENISE WADE Winthrop Paroo................................................................................... DYLAN GIBB / LUKE SZUKALSKI Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn.............................................................................................JESSICA BILLONES Zaneeta Shinn ....................................................................................................... CHELSEA BONDARENKO Gracie Shinn .......................................................................................................................... KOURTNEY KEZA Mrs. Squires....................................................................................................................... JULIA PFANSTIEHL River City Children .............................. SAM BUCHANAN, DYLAN GIBB, RYAN PATRICK KANE, KELSEY KEZA, LILY KIGIN, LUKE SZUKALSKI, SARAH SZUKALSKI

BEHIND THE SCENES

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Director ................................................................................................................................................ BILL KISKA Choreographer....................................................................................................................... DEE BUCHANAN Music Director ......................................................................................................JORDAN B. STOCKSDALE Lighting Design......................................................................................................................JUSTIN M. KISKA Light Board Operator ............................................................................................................. TREY T. KISKA Sound Operator ....................................................................................................... GENEVIEVE WILLIAMS Set Design ............................................................................................................................................ BILL KISKA Set Construction...................................... BILL KISKA, TREY T. KISKA, JORDAN B. STOCKSDALE Costume Design ................................................................................................................................ BILL KISKA Costumes .................................................................... FLO ARNOLD, BILL KISKA, JESSICA BILLONES Wigs ................................................................................................... APRIL HORN of HAIR WORX SALON

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MUSICAL NUMBERS

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ACT I

Scene 1: A Railway Coach, the morning of July 3, 1912 “Rock Island”........................................................................................................Charlie Cowell and Traveling Salesmen

Scene 2: The Center of Town “Iowa Stubborn” ........................................................................................................................... Townspeople of River City “Trouble” ................................................................................................................................... Harold Hill and Townspeople Scene 4: A Street in Town

Scene 5: The Paroo’s House “Piano Lesson” .............................................................................................................. Marian, Mrs. Paroo, and Amaryllis “Goodnight, My Someone” ................................................................................................................................................ Marian

Scene 6: Madison Gymnasium, July 4th “Seventy-Six Trombones” ..................................................................................................Harold and the Townspeople “Sincere”...................................................................................................................................... Olin, Oliver, Ewart, and Jacey

Scene 7: A Street Just Off the Center of Town “The Sadder-But-Wiser-Girl” ............................................................................................................ Harold and Marcellus “Pickalittle” ............................................................................................................................................... Eulalie and the Ladies “Goodnight, Ladies” ............................................................................................................... Olin, Oliver, Ewart, and Jacey Scene 8: Madison Library “Marian The Librarian” .................................................................................................................................................... Harold Scene 9: A Street in Town the Following Saturday Afternoon

Scene 10: The Paroo’s Porch “Gary, Indiana” .......................................................................................................................................Harold and Mrs. Paroo “My White Knight” ............................................................................................................................................................... Marian Scene 11: The Center of Town the Following Saturday “The Wells Fargo Wagon” ............................................................................................. Winthrop and the Townspeople

ACT II

Scene 1: Madison Gymnasium the Following Tuesday Evening “It’s You” ............................................................................. Olin, Oliver, Ewart, Jacey, Harold, and the Townspeople “Shipoopi”........................................................................................................... Marcellus, Harold, and the Townspeople “Pickalittle - Reprise”........................................................................................................................... Eulalie and the Ladies

Scene 2: In Front of the Hotel the Following Wednesday Evening “Lida Rose” ................................................................................................................................. Olin, Oliver, Ewart, and Jacey

Scene 3: The Paroo’s Porch “Will I Ever Tell You?” ........................................................................................................................................................ Marian “Gary, Indiana - Reprise”.......................................................................................... Winthrop, Mrs. Paroo, and Marian Scene 4: The Footbridge “Till There Was You” ........................................................................................................................................................... Marian

Scene 5: In Front of the Paroo House “Seventy-Six Trombones” and “Goodnight, My Someone” ...................................................... Harold and Marian Scene 6: Madison Park “Till There Was You - Reprise”........................................................................................................................................ Harold

Scene 7: Madison Gymnasium “Finale” ........................................................................................................................................................................ The Company The use of any recording device, either audio or video, and the taking of photographs is strictly prohibited at this performance. • • • • • We also ask that you turn off your cell phones during the performance.


WHO’S WHO

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JESSICA BILLONES (Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn): is making her eighth appearance on WOB’s Mainstage, having been seen in Damn Yankees, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, All Shook Up, The Drowsy Chaperone, Footloose (Ethel), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Muzzie), and Jekyll & Hyde (Lucy). You may also have seen her as Mom in some of the WOB Children’s Theatre shows, including Kanga in the current production of Winnie the Pooh. Other recent credits include Musical of Musicals: the Musical (June), City of Angels (Donna/Oolie), Curtains (Georgia), and Into the Woods (Rapunzel). Thanks to her family for their support and God for His many blessings. CHELSEA BONDARENKO (Zaneeta Shinn): is returning to WOB after a brief hiatus. She has appeared on the WOB stage throughout the years starting at age 13 when she starred as Annie. She would like to thank her parents for their lifelong support and WOB for the wonderful opportunity. Enjoy the show! Ye Gods! SAM BUCHANAN (Child Ensemble): is very excited to be a part of his first Mainstage experience at WOB! He was a part of Dora the Explorer and 101 Dalmatians in WOB’s Children’s Theatre and Oliver! at Toby’s Dinner Theatre. He has also performed in the MHS productions of George M!, Oliver!, Beauty and the Beast, and West Side Story, as well as Valley Theatre’s Peter Pan and Annie. Sam wants to wish “Good luck” to this awesome cast! MATTHEW CRAWFORD (Charlie Cowell): made his WOB debut earlier this season as Lord Savage in Jekyll & Hyde and Flat Stanley in The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, followed by appearing as Chuck Cranston in Footloose. Matthew came to Maryland from New York where he received his BA in Theatre and is a proud member of Alpha Psi Omega. All of these musicals have been a great experience, especially since the majority of his experience has been in straight plays. SUZANNA FOX (Ethel Toffelmier): is very excited to be making her WOB debut! She recently earned her MFA in Classical Acting from the Shakespeare Theater’s Academy of Classical Acting at The George Washington University. Off Broadway credits include the New York premier of Booth! The Musical. She also toured with the hit cabaret Amish Burlesque, originating the role of Apple Betty. This April, Suzanna was given the opportunity to play her favorite role to date when she married her wonderful husband, Dwight, whose limitless love and support have shown her what it truly means to be a partner and friend. DYLAN GIBB (Winthrop): is 11 years old and has been performing since he was just 5. He has done all sorts of performing from singing to dancing to acting and playing instruments. He has also

appeared in a lot of performances but The Music Man is one of the most fun! GUS GLATZEL (Olin Britt): is originally from Argentina and has trained as a performer in Buenos Aires and New York. He has worked in numerous theatrical productions in his home country and in the U.S. Some of his credits in the tri-state area include A Christmas Carol, Man of La Mancha, How to Succeed…, Damn Yankees, Joseph… Technicolor, The Producers, South Pacific, and Chicago. He is also a member of the Arts Chorale of Winchester, and a teacher for the city schools. MICHAEL IACONE (Jacey Squires): returns to WOB once again after having appeared as Coach Dunbar in Footloose, General Lord Glossop in Jekyll & Hyde and making his WOB debut as Sohovik in Damn Yankees this season. Other credits include RENT, Kiss Me, Kate, A Christmas Carol, Wise Guys, and a Halloween Murder Mystery set in the historic Calvert Family Mansion in Riverdale. Maryland. RYAN PATRICK KANE (Child Ensemble): is a 10th grader at Governor Thomas Johnson High School. He has been acting at his school and throughout the community for six years. Some favorite roles include Boots the Monkey in Dora the Explorer, Kurt in The Sound of Music, The Cat in the Hat in Seussical, and Nathan in The Full Monty. Ryan would like to thank the whole Kiska family for the great opportunities, as well as his mom who supports him through everything. Enjoy the show! KELSEY KEZA (Child Ensemble): is excited to be performing in her first production with WOB. She has recently been seen in The Musical Theatre Center's Spotlight on Broadway 2012, as well as their 2011 production. Other shows include Joseph . . . Dreamcoat with MPC, Bye Bye, Birdie and Godspell with MTC, and Oliver! with Act Two. Kelsey would like to thank her family, friends, and the cast for their love and support. KOURTNEY KEZA (Gracie Shinn): is thrilled to be working with Bill and Jordan in WOB's production of The Music Man. She previously played Mrs. Potiphar and Benjamin in MTC's summer camp production of Joseph . . . Dreamcoat and was then cast along with her sister Kelsey in MPC's production of the same last summer. Kourtney would like to thank her mom and lovely sister for sharing this great experience. LILY KIGIN (Amaryllis): is excited to be performing on WOB's Mainstage for the second time. Lily was born to be on stage and has been performing in school productions and with other organizations since she was four years old (although her mom says she was performing even earlier then that). Some of Lily's favorite performances are Star Journey (Zenith), Once Upon a Mattress (Page), Give My Regards to


WHO’S WHO

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Broadway (Flossy), 101 Dalmatians (Pepper), South Pacific (Nagala), Dora the Explorer (Baby Jaguar), Peggy the Pint Size Pirate (Peggy), and Winnie the Pooh (Piglet), currently playing in the Children’s Theatre. Lily is full of life, an excellent student, and has received numerous awards for her character and achievements. She says her favorite thing in her life is her AWESOME family and she dreams of one day being on Broadway and being a mom. A.P. KOPEC (Ewart Dunlop): is pleased to be back on stage at WOB. Patrons may remember him from Hairspray (Wilbur) and Damn Yankees (Van Buren). He has also appeared in many productions across the country. Enjoy the show! DAVID I. MARCUS (Mayor Shinn): giddily returns to WOB, previously appearing as the Bishop of Basingstoke in Jekyll & Hyde and Underling in The Drowsy Chaperone. David’s credits include national tours of Oliver!, City of Angels, and Grand Hotel, with regional appearances as Sir Dinadin in Camelot, The Dentist in Little Shop of Horrors, and Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden. As always, David thanks his loving wife, Lisa, and Alex and Chloe. JENNA MILKEWICZ (Marian Paroo): is a native of New Jersey who received her degree in Vocal Music Education from Rutgers University with highest honors. Jenna’s opera credits include Les Contes d’Hoffman and La Canterina. She has also performed in multiple musical theatre productions around the country, including A Christmas Carol (Emily), Hairspray (Tammy), and The Producers (Usherette), as well as several

workshops, web-series, parades and children’s theatre productions. In addition to performing, Jenna is also a Dance Teacher and a state certified Music Teacher. Thank you to my family for all their love and support, and to Andrew for keeping me inspired. KATHERINE MOORMAN (Alma Hix): is excited to be a part of her first show at WOB. As an Anthropology Major and Music Minor graduate of Eastern University, Kat is glad to be making a return to the Frederick theatre scene. Some of her favorite recent roles include Natalie in All Shook Up, Julie in Carousel, Masha in Three Sisters, and Woman 1 in Songs for a New World. She'd like to thank the people she loves for their continuous support. Live and be. SHAWN NAKIA (Oliver Hix): is back on the WOB stage after a bit of a break and happy to be appearing as Oliver Hix, which is the first role he ever played . . . 25 years ago! Since then he has appeared in shows throughout the national capital region, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Some previous WOB credits include Chicago (Mary Sunshine), The Drowsy Chaperone (Robert Martin), The Full Monty (Malcolm), The Wedding Singer (George), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ching Ho), and Bruce and Bryce Mundy in The Case of the Oldest Living Show Girl. JULIA PFANSTIEHL (Mrs. Squires): is a recent graduate of Shenandoah Conservatory, whose favorite roles include Fantine in Les Misérables, Florinda in Into the Woods, and Lady Brockhurst in The Boyfriend. Many thanks and all her love to Mom, Dad, and Jason.

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WHO’S WHO

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RACHEL SILVERT (Maud Dunlop): is thrilled to be making her professional debut with The Music Man after graduating this past spring from American University with a B.A. in Musical Theater. Previous credits at AU include The Three Sisters (Anfisa) and Talking With (Soloist), which toured to St. Petersburg, Russia, last spring. Many thanks to WOB for this wonderful experience and her family for their never-ending love and support. Enjoy the show! STEVE STEELE (Harold Hill): was first seen by WOB audiences as the Evil Sorcerer in the Children’s Theater production of Aladdin in 1996. Since then, he has performed in over 40 WOB productions including The Odd Couple (Oscar), Lend Me a Tenor (Max), Ebenezer (Ebenezer Stone), as a member of the swing quartet in The All Night Strut, and several of the Christmas extravaganzas produced here at the theatre. Steve has also performed with several other local theaters in over 150 productions. In the past year, he has appeared in the FtP’s production of Musical of Musicals! The Musical (Bill), WOB’s Christmas Tidings, The Performing Arts Factory’s Guys & Dolls (Sky Masterson), and as Stone, the hardnosed private-eye, in the Old Opera House production of City of Angels. Area audiences have probably seen Steve in the occasional Television ad or heard his voice on various radio and video presentations, including the award-winning tourism video So Proudly We Hail. JORDAN B. STOCKSDALE (Marcellus; Music Director): has recently appeared on the WOB stage in Footloose (Rev. Moore), Jekyll & Hyde (Utterson), Damn Yankees (Applegate), Chicago (Billy Flynn), Hairspray (Edna), South Pacific (Billis), The Drowsy Chaperone (Feldzieg), and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Freddy), as well as numerous Children’s Theatre productions. Since becoming WOB’s Creative Director, he has music directed every production since 2010; directed Nunsense A-Men!; and wrote 2010’s Christmas Follies: The North Pole Revue.

LUKE SZUKALSKI (Winthrop): is appearing in his first Mainstage production. He has attended Musical Camps at WOB where he performed in Seussical Jr. (Mr. Mayor), 100 Years of Broadway, and Annie, Jr. (Drake and Bundles). He is currently in WOB’s Children’s Theatre production of Winnie the Pooh (Roo). Luke wants to thank his family for their support and everyone at WOB for having confidence in him. SARAH SZUKALSKI (Amaryllis): is appearing in her first-ever Mainstage production and she couldn’t be more excited! Although this is only her first Mainstage performance, she has also appeared in WOB’s Children’s Workshops and Children’s Theater performances including Seussical Jr. (JoJo), 100 Years of Broadway, Annie Jr. (Annie), Dora’s Pirate Adventure (Baby Jaguar) and, currently, Winnie the Pooh (Bee). She’d like to thank her friends and family for their support, God for his many blessings and, of course, everyone at WOB for giving her this opportunity. DENISE WADE (Mrs. Paroo): is happy to be returning to WOB in The Music Man. She has previously been seen in Damn Yankees and The Drowsy Chaperone, as well as Stock♦ing Productions’ Into The Woods. From coast to coast, Denise has been seen in numerous productions. Some of her favorite roles include Widow Corney in Oliver!, Pat Pilford in Red Scare on Sunset, and Lilly St. Regis in Annie. Denise is happy to be performing for the first time with her daughters, Kelsey and Kourtney. She is a Proud Mama! JOSEPH WAEYAERT (Tommy Djilas): returns for his third Mainstage production at WOB after appearing in Footloose and Jekyll & Hyde. In addition to currently playing Rabbit in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, he was a part of the Children’s Theatre’s The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley earlier this year. Favorite performances include Happy Days (The Fonz), Zombie Prom (Jonny Warner), and Marat/Sade (Jean-Paul Marat). Joseph has his AA in Theatre from Hagerstown Community College.

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WHO’S WHO

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BILL KISKA (Director, Executive Producer): has directed a number of productions including Oliver!, The King & I, Hello, Dolly!, Forum, The Wizard of Oz, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Evita, South Pacific, Hairspray, and the regional premieres of Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl - The Musical and The Wedding Singer. No stranger to performing himself, he has appeared in roles that have ranged from von Trapp in The Sound of Music to Lawrence Jameson in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Since becoming WOB's Executive Producer, he has overseen every production since 2002. DEE BUCHANAN (Choreographer): is thrilled to be choreographing for her friends at WOB for the very first time! She has choreographed Middletown High School’s musicals for the past 18 years, as well as FtP’s Chicago in 2010. Dee is the owner and director of her own dance studio, performing company, and worship dance group in Middletown. Best wishes to a FABULOUS cast!

WAY OFF BROADWAY (Producer): The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre has been a leader in the region’s performing arts community since it first opened in 1995. Under the direction of the Kiska Family since 2002, Way Off Broadway has produced such productions as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Bye Bye, Birdie, Annie, Guys & Dolls, Steel Magnolias, Oklahoma!, Grease, Fiddler on the Roof, The Odd Couple, A Chorus Line, Lend Me a Tenor, The Sound of Music, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Evita, Cats, The Full Monty, South Pacific, Hairspray, and Chicago, as well as the regional and/or area premieres of Neil Simon’s The Goodbye Girl - The Musical, Jerry Herman’s La Cage aux Folles, the musical comedy The Wedding Singer, Mel Brooks’ The Producers, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and The Drowsy Chaperone. Way Off Broadway also produces a one-of-a-kind children’s lunch theatre, as well as a number of special events throughout the year.

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Executive Producer & Chief Executive Officer .................................................................. BILL KISKA President & Managing Director ..................................................................................... JUSTIN M. KISKA Chief Financial Officer & General Manager .......................................................................... DEB KISKA Associate Producer.................................................................................................................. TREY T. KISKA Creative Director & Children’s Theatre Manager ................................ JORDAN B. STOCKSDALE Resident Choreographer .............................................................................................. AMANDA PATTEN Audience Development Manager ................................................................... GENEVIEVE WILLIAMS Floor Manager.................................................................................................................... JESSICA BILLONES Assistant Kitchen Manager ..................................................................................... SUZETTA HARRISON

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