Tuesday, January 17, 2012

SEASON 18: 1982-83

The Children's Theatre Company and School

Playbill Art for "Mr. Pickwick's Christmas" by Steven Rydberg.

1982-83 Season:
Dr. Seuss's The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
Pippi Longstocking 
Mr. Pickwick's Christmas
Tomie dePaola's The Clown of God (St. Paul)
The Red Shoes
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Wind in the Willows
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Television Theatre Company Videos:
The Red Shoes, The Wind in the Willows
Studio Theater:
Hand in Hand
Outreach Tour:
Brothers and Sisters
Summer Theatre Institute:
Aviation, Catch Me a Z, The Convention Grill-Part I, One That Goes Out




Dr. Seuss's 
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
Adapted for the Stage by Timothy Mason
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Hiram Titus
Lyrics by Timothy Mason
Directed by Gene Davis Buck
Scenic and Properties Designs by Jack Barkla
Costume Design by Judith Cooper
Lighting Design by Karlis Ozols
Stage Management by Jeffry Thomas
Magic by Jack Barkla



The 500th hat.  L to R: Tom Dunn, Christopher Passi, Stephen Boe, Arthur Phillips.


























































Astrid Lindgren's 
Pippi Longstocking 
Adapted for the Stage by Thomas W. Olson
from Mrs. Lindgren's original Swedish Stage Adaptation 
  from a translation by Thomas W. Olson and Truda Stockenstrom
Original Music Composed and Orchestrations by Roberta Carlson
Original Lyrics by Roberta Carlson and Thomas W. Olson
Directed and Choreographed by Myron Johnson
Scenic and Properties Designs by Jack Barkla
Costume Design by Marsha Weist-Hines
Lighting Design by Michael Vennerstrom
Sound Design by Robert Jorissen
Stage Management by Loren Johnson





Wendy Lehr, Annie Enneking























Mr. Pickwick's Christmas
Adapted by Thomas W. Olson with George Muschamp
  from selected chapters of The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Hiram Titus
Produced and Directed by John Clark Donahue
Assistant Director David Samuelson
Scenic and Properties Designs by Jack Barkla
Costume Design by Jared Aswegan
Lighting Design by Michael Vennerstrom
Sound Design by Robert Jorissen
Stage Management by Mary K. Winchell




L to R: Micha Rice as Fat Boy, George Muschamp as Mr. Pickwick, Wendy Lehr as Widow Wardle.



Foreground: Tom Dunn, Julee Cruise, Sally Ramirez, Stephen Boe, Carl Beck.
Jason McLean, Carl Beck, George Muschamp.






















Tomie dePaola's The Clown of God (St. Paul)




Hans Christian Andersen's The Red Shoes
Adapted for the Stage by John B. Davidson and John Clark Donahue
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Steven M. Rydberg
Scenic Design by Gene Davis Buck and John Clark Donahue
Costume Design by Gene Davis Buck
Lighting Design by
Sound Design by
Stage Management by













Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Adapted for the Stage by Timothy Mason
Music Composed and Adapted by
Directed by John Clark Donahue
Scenic Design by Dahl Delu
Costume Design by
Lighting Design by
Sound Design by
Stage Management by






Publicity Photo: John Peitzman as Tom, Travis Fine as Huck




Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows
Adapted for the Stage by Sharon Holland
Music Composed and Orchestrated by Steven M. Rydberg
Directed by Myron Johnson
Scenic Design by
Costume Design by Christopher Beesley
Lighting Design by
Sound Design by
Stage Management by



Foreground L to R: Oliver S. Osterberg, Jon Allen, Tom Dunn, George Muschamp, Julee Cruise, Richard Long.
Background: Joseph Papke, Marnie Osterberg





A Midsummer Night's Dream




Studio Theater:
Hand in Hand
Entire production conceived, written, directed and performed by Leslye Orr







Smithsonian Magazine














Bain Boehlke Profile, Twin Cities Reader, 1983


 






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