musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, 7 and 8 and at 2 p.m. Oct.
9 in Cutlip Auditorium.
Jason Cavallone of Chicago, Ill.), an agoraphobic Broadway fanatic, trying to cure his “non-specific
sadness” by listening to a recording of a fictional 1928 musical comedy, “The
Drowsy Chaperone.” As he listens, the characters appear in his dingy apartment,
which is transformed into an impressive Broadway set.
De Graaff (played by Rachel Petricka of Las Vegas, Nev.), a showgirl who plans
to give up her career to marry an oil tycoon, Robert Martin (played by Michael
Dodson of St. Louis). The plot incorporates mistaken identities, dream sequences,
spit takes and many other laughter-inducing factors.
City, Mo., as George; T.J. Green of Brandon, Miss., as Feldzieg; Paige Runge of
St. Louis, Mo., as Kitty; Drew Arnett of Columbia, Mo., as Gangster 1; Stephen
Chamineak of Hazelwood, Mo., as Gangster 2; Maggie Hunter of Columbia, Mo., as the
Drowsy Chaperone; Bailey Campanini of Camdenton, Mo., as Trix/Ensemble; and James
Fitzmaurice of Columbia, Mo., as Superintendant/Reporter.
Kathy Potter as Mrs. Tottendale; Jody Paschal as Underling; and Jason Knowles
as an ensemble member.
Diego, Calif.; Kassaundra Davidson of Roseau, Minn.; Samuel Binkley of Fulton,
Mo.; and Nick Hoover of Kingdom City, Mo.
director of theatre and assistant professor of performing arts. Serving as
music director is Rebecca Talbert, adjunct music instructor. Adrienne Branson, adjunct
dance instructor and WWU alumna, is the choreographer. Jane Friedman will
design the costumes.
$14; Children (6-12), $10; WWU faculty/staff/students, $12; and seniors (62+),
performance of “The Drowsy Chaperone”; $40 for adults, $34 for senior citizens 62+, and $22 for ages 6-12. Contact
Joe.Potter@WilliamWoods.edu or call 592.4281.