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Book by Larry Gelbart

Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by David Zippel

Directed by Wil Kilroy

Musical Director, Edward Reichert

This production was entered in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) 40.

Publication Date

Spring 3-2008

City

Gorham, ME

Keywords

Theatre, University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre, Theatre Program, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History

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Cast

Gene/Officer Pasco; U/S Angel City Four - Bass ... Joshua Adams
Gerald Pierce/Peter Kingsley ... Sebastian Ascanio
Del DaCosta/Yamato ... Joseph Bearor
Avril Raines/Mallory Kingsley ... Ashley Christy
Angel City Four - Bass; U/S Stone ... Joel Crowley
Jimmy Powers ... Kyle Dennis
U/S Angel City Four - Soprano .. Rylee Doiron
Donna/Oolie ... Cate Goetschius
Pancho Vargas/Lieutenant Munoz ... Jeremiah Haley
Doctor Mandril; U/S Avril Raines/ Mallory Kingsley ... Alexis Handy
Stone ... Erol Ileri
Gabby/Bobbi ... Slaney Rose Jordan
U/S Carla Haywood/Alaura Kingsley ... Megan Leddy
Stine ... Roger Marcotte
Angel City Four - Alto ... Emily Moore
Werner/Luther Kingsley ... Lucas Perry
Prop Woman/Margaret; U/S Bobbi/Gabby ... Autumn Pound
Studio Cop/Sonny #1 ... Johnny Speckman
Studio Cop/Sonny #2 ... Nate Speckman
Angel City Four - Soprano ... Kimberly Stone
Studio Cop/Big Six ... Bobby Trask
Angel City Four - Tenor ... Joseph Valliere
Carla Haywood/ Alaura Kingsley ... Greer Vashon
Buddy Fidler/Irwin S. Irving ... Matthew Withee

Musicians

Reeds ... Jason Giacomazzo, Kyle Hardy, Audra Hatch, Ray Libby, Rodney Linebarger

Trumpets ... Matt Lagarde, Craig Ouellette

Trombone ... Michael Thurlow

Bass ... Jon Simonoff

Drums ... Andy Robbins

Keyboard ... David Delano

Piano/Conductor ... Edward Reichert

"City of Angels played on Broadway between 1989 and 1992, winning numerous awards, including the coveted Tony for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score. Ever since seeing a summer stock theatre colleague go from understudy to lead one night in that Broadway production, I've wanted to bring the show to USM, knowing what a challenge it would be. With 40 changes of scene, a representation of two different worlds - 1940's Hollywood, and the movie that the Hollywood characters are producing - and with most of the actors playing a minimum of two distinct roles, our cast and crew have dedicated themselves and their creativity to making the story come alive for you. You'll see how artists often gain inspiration from their ' real' life, and in this musical you're able to see those 'real' life characters play those roles in the movie scenes. It may keep you on your toes as the story not only alternates between reality and fantasy, but occasionally flashbacks to other moments in time. So, be ready to enjoy an imaginative ride that we hope will be a fun adventure back to Los Angeles of the 1940 's and the excitement of the movie business." - Wil Kilroy

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