Saturday, September 10, 2011

SEASON 12: 1976-77

The Children's Theatre Company and School


Season Poster by Steven Rydberg.



1976 - 1977 Season
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Goldilocks and the Three Bears & Little Red Riding Hood (also Regional Tour)
Oscar Wilde's
The Importance of Being Earnest
Cinderella
The Dream Fisher
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Lionel Bart's Oliver!
A Suitcase & Variations on a Similar Theme
Summer Theatre Institute: Three Can't Fit in a Rickshaw

Minnesota Renaissance Festival Italian Bakery













Mark Twain's 
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER
Adapted for the Stage by Timothy Mason
Directed by John Clark Donahue
Scenic Design by Dahl Delu
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck

Bain Boehlke as Mark Twain

Sean McNellis as Tom Sawyer



Becky Thatcher's picnic.  Foreground dancers: Barry Goldman and Sue Batchelor

Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest
Original Music Composed and Orchestrated by Steven M. Rydberg
Directed by Gene Davis Buck
Scenic Design by Gene Davis Buck & Jay Bush
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck & Deborah L. Rusnock
Lighting Design by Jon Baker





Gerald Drake as Jack, Wendy Lehr as Gwendolen, Sara Schimke as Cecily, Patrick McNellis as Algernon










Goldilocks and The Three Bears & Little Red Riding Hood
Directed and Choreographed by Myron Johnson
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Roberta Carlson
Scenic and Properties Designs by Steven Rydberg
Costume Design by Joseph S. Rusnock
Lighting Design by Karlis Ozols


Poster Art (detail) by Steven Rydberg


Mary Ann Raymond as Goldilocks, Barry Goldman, Carl Beck, and Karlis Ozols as The Three Bears.

Nance Duffy as Little Red Riding Hood.

Myron Johnson, Nance Duffy.







CINDERELLA
Adapted for the Stage by John B. Davidson
Directed by Bain Boehlke
Choreography by Myron Johnson
Scenic Design by Edward Haynes
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by Jon Baker





Sara Schimke, Thomas Olson.



THE DREAM FISHER
Written and Directed by John Clark Donahue
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Steven M. Rydberg
Scenic Design by Donahue and Don Pohlman
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by Jon Baker


Poster Art by Steven Rydberg

L to R: James Sewell, Bain Boehlke, Katy Lasley.





William Shakespeare's
ROMEO AND JULIET
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Steven M. Rydberg
Directed by John Clark Donahue
Scenic and Costume Designs by Jack Barkla
Lighting Design by Jon Baker


Poster Art by Steven Rydberg







Sara Schimke as Juliet, Patrick McNellis as Romeo




















Music Excerpts by Steven M. Rydberg:


Capulet Recorders:



Lute 1:



Lute 2:



Lute 3:











Lionel Bart's
OLIVER!
Directed and Choreographed by Myron Johnson
Scenic Design by Dahl Delu
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by Jon Baker


A Suitcase & Variations on a Similar Theme
Written and Directed by John Clark Donahue
Music Composed by Diane Cina Sherman
Scenic Design by John Clark Donahue
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by Karlis Ozols










Italian Bakery ("Casa de Allegri Panini")
and Commedia dell'Arte
at Minnesota Renaissance Festival







Redbook Magazine, December, 1976









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