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Shrek The Musical

Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture and book by William Steig

July 11 12 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 & 27 – 2014

Young Adults Production

Shrek The Musical is Footlite Musicals’ Young Adults Production, featuring performers ages 18 to 25. Open auditions are held in May for interested performers. Participants must be high school graduates in 2013.

Recent Young Adults Productions have included Young Frankenstein, RENT, Bat Boy: The Musical, All Shook Up, The Wedding Singer, Once On This Island, The Will Rogers Follies, Footloose, The Secret Garden, Seussical and Ragtime.


Shrek: Ryan England
Fiona: Lauren Russell
Donkey: Antonio King
Lord Farquaard: Jonathan Krouse
Dragon & Mama Ogre: Shawnte Gaston
Papa Ogre & Bishop: Ben Fraley
Young Shrek (Green Cast) & Dwarf: Lucas Sigler
Young Shrek (Red Cast): Caleb Archer
Young Fiona (Green Cast): Shaelyn Harloff
Young Fiona (Red Cast): Addison Bartley
Teen Fiona (Green Cast): Samantha Shelton
Teen Fiona (Red Cast): Cynthia Kauffman
Thelonius; Ensemble: Nathan Pellow
Fiona’s Dad (King); Pied Piper; Duloc Dancer: AJ Jones
Fiona’s Mom (Queen) & Duloc Greeter: Annie Quigley
Pinocchio; Rat: Conner Chamberlin
Gingy; Sugar Plum Fairy; Rat: Amy Roberds
Peter Pan; Knight; Rat: Drew Bryson
Papa Bear: Braden Hunt
Mama Bear: Presley Roy
Baby Bear: William Cisneros
Fairy Godmother; Rat: Kyra McGuirk
Big Bad Wolf; Rat: Will Tople
Three Little Pigs; Knight; Rat: Christian Martek
Three Little Pigs; Knight; Rat: Kyle Cherry
Three Little Pigs: Bradley Dennis
Mad Hatter: James Banta
Wicked Witch: Rachel Krah
Ugly Duckling: Ambrea Spivey
Humpty Dumpty & Three Blind Mice: Miranda Nehrig
Elf: Amanda Kennedy
Tweedle Dee: Emily Suifres
Tweedle Dum: Megan Melton
Three Blind Mice & Duloc Dancer: Jessica Cherry
Three Blind Mice; Duloc Dancer; Rat: Payton Cole
Duloc Dancer; Rat: Alex Vasquez
Duloc Dancer; Rat: Ashleigh Bower
Duloc Dancer: Dustin Bowers
Duloc Dancer: Alex Roy
Duloc Dancer; Rat: Jennifer Lafara
Duloc Dancer; Ensemble: Vivianne Smedley
Guard: Stephen Matters


Megan Smith
Lexie Conner
Mary Clare Davis
Holly Freeland
Christina Thibodeau
Nadia Lovko



Producer: Tim Alan Thompson
Producer: Amy Douglas
Director: Kathleen Clarke Horrigan
Vocal Director: Scott Fleshood
Assistant Vocal Director: Tara Roberds
Choreographer/Assistant Director: Trish Roberds
Costume Design: Curt Pickard
Set Design: AJ Jones
Technical Director/Master Carpenter: Stephen Matters
Orchestra Director: Schuyler Brinson
Assistant to the Director: Bella Murray
Production Stage Manager: Gary Nelson
Props/Prompter: Nicola Liss
Sound Design: Zach Rosing


Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lloyd-Webber
Based on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot

August 15 16 17 21 22 23 & 24 – 2014

This Tony Award winning musical tells the story of the annual gathering of Jellicle cats, at which time one special cat is selected to ascend to the Heaviside layer. Enjoy one of the most memorable stage scores of all time, with the haunting “Memories” as one of its many great songs. Directed by Ed Trout. This Young Artists production features performers ages 13 to 18.

Young Artist Production

Cats is Footlite Musicals’ Young Artists Production, featuring performers ages 13 to 18 and 2012 high school graduates.

Recent Young Artists Shows have included Xanadu, Godspell, Pippin, Into The Woods, AIDA, Once Upon A Mattress, Sweet Charity, Grand Hotel, Chess, Jekyll And Hyde and Les Miserables.


Asparagus/Bustopher/Carbuckety/Growltiger: Jacob Hampton
Bombalurina: Emily Worrell
Cassandra: Jayne Mendenhall
Coricopat: Bronwyn Doebbling
Demeter/Griddlebone: Julia Klinestiver
Electra: Shelby Grice
Grizabella: Ivy Bott
Jellylorum: Olivia Ash
Jennyanydots: Gwendolyn Stout
Macavity/Plato/Rumpus Cat: Robert Dooley
Mr. Mistoffeles: Claire Trinkle
Mungojerrie: Maria Marks
Munkustrap: Thomas Whitcomb
Old Deuteronomy: Tyree Goodner
Rum Tum Tugger: Jim Melton
Rumpleteazer: Abby Morris
Sillabub: Maddie Kennedy
Skimbleshanks: Coleton Hast
Tantomile: Alexys Negron
Victoria: Erin Elberfeld



Director: Ed Trout
Music Director: Michael Davis
Choreographer: Noel Outland
Stage Manager: Stacey Peterson Reynolds
Assistant Stage Manager: Lauren Laski
Producer: Katie Schuman
Assistant Producer: Susan Bott
Sound Designer: Jeff Rowand
Costume Designer: Linda Rowand
Make-Up Designer: Edie McDonnel
Props: Carol Kirk
Technical  Director: Jerry Beasley
Board Liason: Dennis Jones
Spot Operator: Hannah Cunningham


Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Based on the novel by Patrick Dennis and the play Auntie Mame by Lawrence and Lee

September 26 27, October 2 3 4 5 9 10 11 & 12 – 2014

This high-spirited production that captures the joy of living life to the hilt. At the height of the 1920’s, Mame Dennis becomes the guardian of her ten-year old nephew, Patrick, and as a result, their lives get turned upside down. “Life is a banquet” in this classic musical with a score that includes such great hits as “Mame,” “If He Walked Into My Life,” “We Need a Little Christmas,” “It’s Today,” “Open a New Window,” “Bosom Buddies” and “That’s How Young I Feel.” Directed by John Phillips.


Mame Dennis: Holly Hathaway
Vera Charles: Jill O’Malia
Agnes Gooch: Georgeanna Teipen
Young Patrick: Zach Clar
Adult Patrick: Ethan Mathias
Ito: Scott Fleshood
Beauregard: Gary Life
Mr. Babcock: Darrin Gowan
Sally Cato: Linda Dausend
Mother Burnside: Camilla Upchurch
Cousin Fan: Deb Weinmann
Uncle Jeff: Russel Stinson
Stage Manager: Curtis Peters
Mr. Upson: C. Leroy Delph
Mrs. Upson: Leigh Alexovich
Gloria Upson: Sarah Marone
Lindsay Woolse: Jerry Beasley
M. Branislowski: Joi Blalock
Jr. Babcock: Jared McGee
Pegeen Ryan: Rachel Krah


Jon Abshier
Tamara Bodner
Conner Chamberlin
Kate-lyn Edwards
Jordan Frederick
Judy Lombardo
Andrew Ranck
Jameelah Robinson
Zach Smith
Shelly Young


Director: John Phillips
Producer: Scott Hainey
Assistant Director/Set Design/Tech Director: Jerry Beasley
Vocal Director: Paula Phelan
Co-Choreographers: Amy Roberds, Tara Roberds
Stage Manager: Gary W. Nelson
Fox Hunt Costumer/Set Decor: Jeff Farley
Production Consultant: Camilla Upchurch
Conductor: Damon Clevenger
Costumer: Karen Webster
Lighting Designer: Maria Matters
Hair/Makeup Designers: Daniel Klingler, Drew Bryson
Properties Mistress: Judy Lombardo
Sound Design: Zach Rosing

White Christmas

Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Book by David Ives and Paul Blake
Based on the Paramount Pictures film of the same name, written by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank

November 21 22 28 29 30, December 4 5 6 7 11 12 13 & 14 – 2014

Footlite brings back this holiday favorite in an all new production. Based on the beloved film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features 17 Irving Berlin songs. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander. Directed by Willie Wood.


Bob Wallace: Ted Jacobs
Phil Davis: Bryan Padgett
Betty Haynes: Jessica Hawkins
Judy Haynes: Elizabeth Oats Orr
G. Henry Waverly: Scott Stockton
Martha Watson: Holly Hathaway
Ralph Sheldrake: Mark Cashwell
Susan Waverly: Lily Smith
Rita: Sarah Marone
Rhoda: Noelle Steele
Ezekiel/Snoring Man/Soldier: Leroy Delph
Mike/Soldier: Jared McGee
Combo Leader/Ed Sullivan Announcer/Jimmy: Russell Lee Watson
Asst Seamstress/Tessie/Scooter: Lauren Bowers

Male Dance Ensemble

Logan Rivera
John Hayes
Jerry Beasley
Matt Barron

Female Dance Ensemble

Stacia Hulen
Karen Hurt
Lori Rainbolt
Haley Hampton
Alex Vasquez
Lauren Petercheff
Nicole Bridgens
Emily Schaab
Cami Zook


Producer: Rich Baker
Director: Willie Wood
Set Design: Peggy Smith
Costume Design: Jeff Farley
Costume Assistant: Laura Lockwood
Music Director: Liz Leatherberry
Vocal Director: Paula Phelan
Choreographer: Anne Martin
Tap Choreographers: Bethany Rainbolt, Natalie Rainbolt
Choreography Assistant: Lindsay Koenings
Dramaturg: Jess Walrath
Properties Mistress: Carol Kirk
Lighting Designers: Corbyn Capshaw, Maria Matters
Stage Manager: Stacey Peterson
Publicity: Lucy Hunter
Hair: Drew Bryson