Sunday, September 11, 2011

SEASON 13: 1977-78

The Children's Theatre Company and School

Season Poster by Steven Rydberg
1977-78 Season

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
Anouilh's Thieves' Carnival
The Little Match Girl
Beauty and the Beast
A Circle
is the Sun

The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Sheridan's The Rivals
Punch and Judy & The Three Sillies (also Regional Tour)
Summer Theatre Institute: A Taste of Berries




































ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP
Adapted for the Stage by Timothy Mason
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Steven M. Rydberg
Directed by Gene Davis Buck
Choreography by Myron Johnson
Scenic Design by Dahl Delu
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by Jon Baker


From top: Gerald Drake as Sultan, Antonia Lewis as Princess Badr-Al-Badur,
Martin Ruben as Grand Wezir Achmed, Wendy Lehr as Fatmaa



Music Excerpts by Steven M. Rydberg:


Princess Procession:


Princess Alone:


Aladdin's Arrival at Palace:









Jean Anouilh's 
THIEVES' CARNIVAL

Directed by John Clark Donahue
Music Composed by Steven M. Rydberg
Scenic Design by Robert Braun
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by Robert Jorissen

















































THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
Adapted for the Stage by John Clark Donahue
Directed and Choreographed by Myron Johnson
Music of Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich
  selected and adapted by Roberta Carlson
Scenic Design by Gene Davis Buck and Jay Bush
  from Original Design by Jack Barkla
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by Jon Baker


Mary Ann Raymond as The Little Match Girl

















BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Adapted for the Stage by Timothy Mason
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Steven M. Rydberg
Directed by John Clark Donahue
Scenic Design by Dahl Delu
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by Jon Baker






Gerald Drake, George Muschamp.








































A CIRCLE IS THE SUN
by Frederick Gaines
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Roberta Carlson
Directed by John Clark Donahue
Scenic Design by John Clark Donahue
Costume Design by
Lighting Design by Jon Baker


Nate Peterson





























































Robert Browning's
THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN
Adapted for the Stage by Thomas W. Olson
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Richard A. Dworsky
Lyrics by Thomas W. Olson
Directed and Choreographed by Myron Johnson
Scenic and Costume Designs by Dahl Delu
Lighting Design by Jon Baker






Foreground: Sarah Zeitlin, Gerald Drake.









































Foreground: Gerald Drake, Ryan Sexton






























Excerpts: Music by Richard A. Dworsky, Lyrics by Thomas W. Olson
Clip 1: Opening (Cast)
http://www.mediafire.com/?8t88az7shpzbceb
Clip 2: The Rats (Martin Ruben)
http://www.mediafire.com/?vus2wcuvcd99ze2
Clip 3: Simple Song (Gerald Drake and Children)
http://www.mediafire.com/?sr16nxj0ogc5jr4
Clip 4: Awkward Situation (Martin Ruben, Carl Beck, Stephen Boe, Tom Dunn)
http://www.mediafire.com/?7byuovsvaq7qjgq
Clip 5: Lullaby (Andrea Hoerschler)
http://www.mediafire.com/?3fzke8hhdh0mk32
Clip 6: Celebration (Open Act II) (Martin Ruben and Cast)
http://www.mediafire.com/?1cyuo5scu5z278c
Clip 7: Finale (Cast)
http://www.mediafire.com/?rv1ljrx7qynihoj



Richard Brinsley Sheridan's
THE RIVALS
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Steven M. Rydberg
Directed by John Clark Donahue
Scenic Design by Steven Rydberg
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by Jon Baker






Gerald Drake, Barry Goldman










Sara Schimke, Karen Helfand


PUNCH AND JUDY & THE THREE SILLIES
by Timothy Mason
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Steven M. Rydberg 
Directed by Myron Johnson
Scenic Design by Jay Bush
Costume Design by Rae Marie Pekas
Lighting Design by Robert Jorissen
























In rehearsal.  Steven M. Rydberg at piano.



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