June 8, 9, 10 & 15, 16, 17, 2012
Oliver by Lionel Bart
Sponsored by ACES, Diedrichs & Associates, KWWL Television, Tony's La Pizzeria, Vision Media Services
Director: Greg Holt
Orchestra Director/Conductor: Dr. Leonard Upham, Choreographer: Ali Hendryx, Costume Designer: Liane Nichols, Set Designer: Tim King, Props Master: Sharon Kelleher, Lighting Designer: Thomas White, Stage Manager: Lori Adams, Sound Designer: John C. Luzaich, Vocal Director: Dr. Linda Sharp, Vocal Coach: Sandy McDonald
Bringing vividly to life Charles Dickens’ timeless characters with its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more, Lionel Bart’s sensational score delights everyone with its outstanding musical numbers that include "Where is Love", "Consider Yourself", "You’ve Got to Pick-a-Pocket or Two", "I’d Do Anything", "As Long As He Needs Me" and many more.
Oliver won multiple Tony (USA) and Olivier (England) Awards. The1968 Film won 6 Oscars including Best Picture, best director and best musical score. The original London show ran more than three years. Performers in various productions have included Phil Collins, Davy Jones (The Monkees), Anthony Newley and Patti LuPone.
"A glorious reminder of just how life-enhancing a musical can be." - Daily Telegraph
"...rich, tuneful, affecting musical" - The Courier
CAST includes: John Dieter, Nathaniel Harwood, Amanda Mesirow, John Nicol, Butch Stohr, Shelly Wood, Caroline Sell, Falken Jaramillo, Dean Messerly, Sarah Draffen, Adam Manahl, Makayla McDonald, Deirdre Bailleu, Kim Groninga, Jestin Hoffman, Michelle Rathe, Chris Draffen, Kenneth Bailleu, Amanda Harwood, Michaela Oehler, Madison Laing, Abi Hendryx, Brody White, Japhy Holt, Erin McRae, Lilly Nielsen, Orla Clasby, Natalie Gehling, Daniel Nielsen, Chyanne Chambers, Mikayla Chambers, Maia Clasby, Carly Groninga, Elizabeth McRae, Joshua Poston, Ryan Ritter, Madelyn Wood and the dog - Mr. Wilson.
ORCHESTRA includes: Dr. Linda Sharp, Sue Feltman, Steve Ramsey, Logan Vander Wiel, Gerald Ramsey, Spencer Betts, Jim Gosnell, Kristen Swartly.