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MENDOCINO COLLEGE
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Shrewed! Party

Shrewed!

a new play by Jody Gehrman

Direction by Reid Edelman

scenery & lighting designs by Larry L. Lang
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
sound design by David Wolf
choreography by Maria A. Monti
stage management by Gary Hudson

produced by the Mendocino College Theatre Arts Department 

cast:
Amanda Baguley, DonMichael Chilberg, Jason Davis, Janet Denninger,  Jason Edington, Liana Edington, Bianca Gaytan, Liz Johnson, Maegan Jones, Melany Katz, Monique Marmon, Maria A. Monti, Maheanani Phillips, Charlie Sawyer,  Gabriel Suddeth, Kaitlyn Vandewarker, Dustin Robert Woolley, Erinn Yepiz

Performances April 12-21, 2013

Mendocino College Center Theatre



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The Music Man

Book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson

Direction by Reid Edelman
Production by Reid Edelman & Dawn Senften
Choreography by Maria A. Monti
Vocal Direction by Marilyn Simpson
Musical Direction by Les Pfutzenreuter

scenery & lighting designs by Larry L. Lang
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
make-up design by Amanda Katz
sound design by Rodney Grisanti
stage management by Gary Hudson

produced by the Mendocino College Theatre Arts Department and Ukiah Civic Light Opera

cast:
Harvey Baumoel, Joyce Boghosian, Taylor Bowser, Frank Braverman, Yemi Conolly, Andrew Corpuz, Jocelynn Corpuz,  Athena Dahl, Janet Denninger, Eli Edelman,   Ryan Eldredge, Alice Gully, Libby Guthrie, Briana Hanson, Mary Hatfield,  Jim Howlett,  Melany Katz,  Kai Krasts, Joey Kroh, Jenny Lane,Thomas Leinwetter, Jade Lyly,  Christopher Martin,  Sarah Martin, Olivia Metzger, Will Moody, Sierra Murray,  Janet Noe, Dave Peterman, J. Marcus Phillips,  John Ratto, Evan Sangiacomo, Margo Selleck, Colleen Shields, Annalise Smith,   David Strock, Ari Sunbeam, Steve Thornton, Tish Warren, Roseanne Wetzel

Performances April 12-21, 2013

Mendocino College Center Theatre


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Inherit The Wind

by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

Direction by Reid Edelman

scenery and lighting design by Larry L. Lang
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
property design by Darryl Bridges and Brooke Acker
choir direction by Marilyn Simpson
make-up and hair design by Amanda Katz
stage management by Karen Seydel

cast:
Marji Artlip, Aaron Bielenberg, Eddy Bouissey, Darryl Bridges, C. Dylan Cain, Crispin Cain, Andrew Corpuz, Eric Crawford, Jason Edington, Liana Edington, Ryan Eldredge, Olivia Guleff, Sasha Guleff, Virginia Guleff, Virginia Hanley, Ariella Heise, Kerry Heise, Mark Hetherington, Charles Hessom,  Gary Hudson, Daniel Katz, William Knox, Brent Lorenz, Lee Lupton, Pedro Magdeleno-Kent, Conan McKay, Maria A. Monti, Brittani Ray, Anthony Rodriguez, Will Schlosser, Joel Shura, Alan Sunbeam, Ari Sunbeam, Bill Walls, and Jim Williams

Performances October 19-28, 2012

Mendocino College Center Theatre


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The Seagull

by Anton Chekhov
a new version by Tom Stoppard

Direction by Reid Edelman

scenery and lighting design by Larry L. Lang
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
sound design by David Wolf
make-up and hair design by Amanda Katz
stage management by Shelby White

cast:
Brooke Acker, Jason Davis, Vincent Collins Smith, Geoff Graham, Gary Hudson, Tyler Kaeser, Margie Loesch, Brent Lorenz, Monique Marmon,
Will Moody, Andrea McCullough, Brittani Ray, Daemon Seraphin

Performances March 23-April 1, 2012

Mendocino College Center Theatre


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Oedipus

by Sophocles
adapted and translated by Timerlake Wertenbaker

Original music by David Wolf

Direction by Reid Edelman
Choreography by Jenna Byrne
Musical Direction by David Wolf

scenery and lighting design by Larry L. Lang
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
make-up design by Amanda Katz
sound design by David Wolf
stage management by Jasmine Gray

cast:
Maya Boults, Jess Craighead, Jeanne Fashauer, Geoff Graham, Virginia Hanley, Charles Hessom, Gary Hudson, Tyler Kaeser, Brent Lorenz, Monique Marmon, Lilly Mayfield,  Andrea McCullough, Carlos Madrid Amora Mora, Alyssa Rempel, Daemon Seraphin, David Strock, Jordan Wegner

Performances October 21-30, 2011

Mendocino College Center Theatre


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CATS

music by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber
based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot

Direction by John DeGaetano
Production by Leslie Saxon West & Dawn Senften
Choreography by Leslie Saxon West
Musical Direction by Les Pfutzenreuter
Vocal Direction by Marilyn Simpson

scenery design by Larry L. Lang
lighting design by Steve Wilson
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
wig design design by Sara Thuer
make-up design by Amanda Katz
sound design by John Beatty
stage management by Brooke Acker
choreography assistance by Miriam McNamara

produced by the Mendocino College Theatre Arts Department and Ukiah Civic Light Opera

cast:
John Ballachey, Katelyn Bawcom, Andrew Corpuz, Jocelynn Corpuz, Robbie Cristiani, Denise Doering, Michaela Donohue, Cody Dooley, Brad Eidson, India Frey, Tamara Frey, Geoff Graham, Sasha Guleff, Jim Howlett,
Melany Katz, Kai Krasts,  Jenny Lane,  Nate Mack, Michelle Miller, Oscar Montelongo, Maria Monti, Janet Noe, Jenny Peterman, Becca Peterson, Flynn Platt, Paula Samonte, Dawn Senften, Matt Senften,  Hattie Sher, Adrienne
Simpson, Andrea Silverstein,  Lynda Southwick, David Strock, Lauren Vau, Marie Claire Wilcox,  
Chuck Wilson, Samuel Younghans

Performances April 1-10, 2011

Mendocino College Center Theatre


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Hamlet

by William Shakespeare
adapted by Billy Hetherington & Bryan Arnold

Direction by Bryan Arnold

scenery and lighting design by Larry L. Lang
music by Keith Canova
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
puppet design by Maxx Kurzunski
sound design by David Wolf
hair design by Sara Thuer
make-up design by Amanda Katz
stage management by Kelsey Marcott
Production and direction assistance by Maxx Kurzunski

produced by the Mendocino College Theatre Arts Department in collaboration with The Willits Shakespeare Company

cast & musicians:
Steve Byrnes, Keith Canova, Reid Edelman, Ryan Eldredge, Charles Hessom, Billy Hetherington, Gary Hudson, Kameko, Susan Keegan, Andrea McCullough, Randy Moore, Arlen Raitt, Brittani Ray, Darin Smith, Martin Squier,  Kristy Tucker, Amanda Walczykowski, Chuck Wilson

Performances October 28-November 7, 2010

Mendocino College Center Theatre


Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

by William Shakespeare

Direction by Reid Edelman

scenery and lighting design by Larry L. Lang
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
circus choreography by Amanda Grace, Kameko, and Holly Newstead
puppet and mask designs by Maxx Kurzunski
sound design & music by David Wolf
hair and make-up designs by Amanda Katz and James Milligan
stage management by Tyler P. Gardner

produced by the Mendocino College Theatre Arts Department in collaboration with Circus MeCCA

cast:
Marje Artlip, Toni Ashford,  Crispin Cain,  Ryan Eldredge, Maria Frei, Amanda Grace, Geoff Graham, Kameko, William Knox, Gemiah Kurzfeld, Maxx Kurzunski, James Layne, Jolie Lamour, Joni McLeod, Maria A. Monti, Holly Newstead, Brittani Ray, Aaron Rosen, Aaron Schimmel, Will Schlosser, Alyra Slocum, Joseph Sorensen, Sage Sorensen, Jake Stoepler,  David Strock , Kristy Tucker

Performances March 26-April 3, 2010

Mendocino College Center Theatre


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Our Country's Good

by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Direction by Reid Edelman

Scenery and lighting design by Larry L. Lang
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
sound design & music by Paul Kemp
stage management by Maxx Jennings

cast:
Amanda Baguley, Charles Hessom,  Tyler Gardner, Daniel Katz, Jolie Lamour, Emmanuel Mallo,
Bear Palomo, Nichole Phillips, Flynn Platt, Tony Rakes, Brittan Ray, Herron Spence 

Performances October 29-November 8, 2009

Mendocino College Center Theatre


  
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Prelude to a Kiss

by Craig Lucas

direction by Reid Edelman
direction assistance by Christine Dill

scenery and sound design by David Wolf
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
lighting design by Steve Wilson
stage management by Whitley Sassen

cast:
Brooke Acker, Denny Aseltyne, Jason Briseno, Kelly Clark, Christine Dill, Ryan Eldredge, Charles Hessom, Doug Hundley, Margie Loesch, Tommy McFadden, Nichole Phillips, Tony Rakes,  Herron Spence

a co-production with the Ukiah Players Theatre
Performances March 19-April 11, 2009

Ukiah Playhouse



Flirting with Avonzino  

The Ages of Man 

by Thornton Wilder

Direction by Reid Edelman

Scenery and lighting design by Larry L. Lang
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
sound design & music by David Wolf
stage management by Jennifer Davis

cast:
Shelley Aisner, Ignacio Ayala, Charles Hessom, Matt Holzhauer, Daniel Katz, Kenny Killian, Patrick Kinyon, 
Andrea McCullough, Randy Moore, Nichole Phillips, Tony Rakes, Brittan Ray, Alyssa Rempel, 
Herron Spence, Sarah Timm, Patrick Webb, Jim Williams

Performances October 17-26, 2008

Mendocino College Center Theatre


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Romeo & Juliet

by William Shakespeare

Direction by Reid Edelman
Dance choreography by Sandy Metzler; Fight direction by Carla Pantoja

Scenery design by David Wolf  & Ben Kohler
Lighting design by Ray Gifford
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
sound by Paul Kemp
Properties by Linda Sauer
stage management by Autumn Teodorson

cast:
Jason Briseno, Crispin Cain, Jennifer Davis, Chris Douthit, Russell Gibney, Erin Gragson, Charles Hessom, Cody Jennings,  Daniel Katz, Alicia Littletree, Margie Loesch, Allison Mack, Nate Mack, Andrea McCullough, Amanda Norton,  Brittan Ray, Julayne Ringstrom, Joel Shura, Herron Spence, Jake Stoepler, 
Lori Stubben, Sarah Timm , Rachel Vanderpool, Abraham Watson, Jim Williams

Performances March 7-16, 2008

Mendocino College Center Theatre


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Temptation

by Vaclav Havel; translated from the Czech by Marie Winn

Direction by Reid Edelman
Choreography by Sandy Metzler; Tango choreography by Eddie Vedola, Jr.

Scenery & video design by Dan Stockwell
Lighting design by Steve Wilson
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz
sound by David Wolf
Properties & set dressing by Linda Sauer
stage management by Melissa Wood

cast:
Keith Aisner, Marji Artlip,  Jason Briseno, Emily Brouwer, Keith Canova, Geoff Graham, Ryan Johnson, 
Margie Loesch, Caleb Meek-Bradley, Amanda Norton,  Brittan Ray, Jake Stoepler, David Strock,
Lori Stubben, Sarah Timm

Performances October 26-November 4, 2007

Mendocino College Center Theatre


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Grease

Book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey

Direction by Les Pfutzenreuter
Choreography by Leslie Saxon West
'High School Hop' and 'Hand Jive' choreographed by Eddie Vedolla, Jr. and Leslie Saxon West
Musical direction by Kathryn Allan

Scenery design by Kate Boyd
Lighting design by Larry L. Lang
costume design by Kathy Dingman-Katz, Natalie Manogue & Madeline Manogue
sound by John Beatty & Sol Dial Sound
Properties & set dressing by Linda Sauer
stage management by Max Oken

cast:
Rick Allan, Laura Bartlett, Emily Brouwer, Jason Davis, Melissa Dunham, Susan Haynes, Sean Hessom, Dillon Howell, Maya Kageyama,  Josanna Kiggins, Sara Lytle, Allison Mack, Nate Mack, Martha Magruder, Abrey Mann, Caleb Meek-Bradley, Alobar Morris, Rachel Morris, Mollie Murphy,  Janet Noe, Ian Parmenter,  Cassidy Platt, Gilly Platt, Tony Rakes, Brittani Ray, Ivory Reid,  Joel Shura, Jake Stoepler, Kristy Tucker, Chuck Wilson

a co-production with Ukiah Civic Light Opera
Performances March 31-April 7, 2007

Mendocino College Center Theatre



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Metamorphoses
Based on the myths of Ovid
Written & originally directed by Mary Zimmerman

direction by Reid Edelman & Leslie Saxon West
choreography by Leslie Saxon West and Susan Era
original music by Willy Schwarz

scenery & lighting by Larry L. Lang
costumes by Kathy Dingman-Katz
sound by David Wolf
stage management by Melissa Erickson & Ryan Mahan

cast:
Bryan Arnold, Jason Briseno, Robbie Cristiani, KC Dill, Lily Frey, Maria Frey-Frei, Tamara Frey, Sam Fulk, Katie Hardy, Maya Kageyama, Ben Kohler, Sandi Lang, Alicia Littletree, Sheridan Malone, Stephanie Paige, Gilly Platt, Arlo Raitt, Ivory Reid, Penelope Sinor, Ian Stigliani, Lori Stubben, James Taylor,  and Kirsten Turner

a co-production with the Mendocino College Repertory Dance Company
Performances November 9-19, 2006

Mendocino College Center Theatre




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Fiddler On The Roof
Book by Joseph Stein
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Music by Jerry Bock
Originally directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins

direction by Reid Edelman
choreography by Susan era and Leslie Saxon West
musical direction by Les Pfutzenreuter
vocal direction by Marilyn Simpson

scenery & lighting by Larry L. Lang
costumes by Kathy Dingman-Katz
sound by John Beatty
stage management by Penelope Sinor

cast:
Rick Allan, Alicia Littletree Bales, Larry Ballanger, Camille Boults, Joanne Brennon, Susan Byers, Robbie Cristiani, KC Dill, Melissa Dunham,  Bella Feldman, Lauren Felt, Paul Gilbert, Libby Gordon, Carlin Fuerst, Sam Fulk, Geoff Graham, Katie Hardy, Susan Haynes, Danny Katz,  Melany Katz, Robert Lambertz, Sandi Lang, Phyllis Binder Lockhart, Sara Lytle, Madrone Matishak, Elk McCarthy, Julian McClanahan-Calvert, Mary McClanahan-Calvert, Bill McMorris, Caleb Meek-Bradley, Chelsea Moore,  Joshua Murphy, Barbara Nobles, Janet Noe,  Ian Parmenter, Jim Plumb,  Kaleena Quarles, Arlo Raitt, Ivory Reid, Abby Rowland,  Beth Myerson Robey, Jennifer Schmitt, Joel Shura, Herron Spence, Alan Sunbeam, Lauren Vau

a co-production with Ukiah Civic Light Opera
Performances March 31-April 9, 2006

Mendocino College Center Theatre




 

The Ladies of the Camellias
by Lillian Groag

directed by Reid Edelman
scenery & lighting by Larry L. Lang
costumes by Kathy Dingman-Katz
sound by John Beatty
stage management by Tami Tripp

cast:
Lee Adams, Jenna Byrne, KC Dill, David Hance, Kate Magruder, Randy Moore, Arlo Raitt, Toby Rodriques, and Ian Stigliani,


a co-production with Ukiah Players Theatre Company
Performances October 22-31, 2004

Mendocino College Center Theatre




 

Brigadoon
book & lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
music by Frederick Loewe

directed by Reid Edelman
scenery & lighting by Larry L. Lang
costumes by Rose Bell
sound by John Beatty
stage management by Robert McPhee

cast:
Bryan Arnold, Raiman Au, Nathan Bell, Maraya Buono, KC Dill, Lauren Felt, Summer Gephart, Jeff Griffen, Jonathan Hopkins, Jessica Huey, Elizabeth Johnson, Robin Jordan-Scouras, Maya Kageyama, Danny Katz, Patrick Kinyon, Abrey Mann, Julian Mann, Julian McClanahan-Calvert, Mary McClanahan-Calvert, Maria A. Monti, Chelsea Moore, Sarah Nagel, Janet Noe, Alisha Pegan, Ilena Pegan, Kaleena Quarles, Rick Rader, Arlo Raitt, John Ratto, Ivory Reid, Thomas Rockel, Susan Segar, Tom Segar, Karen Seydel, Samantha Sheller, Lynda Southwick, Ruby Tuttle, Quinn Van Antwerp, Charlie Wilson


a co-production with Ukiah Civic Light Opera and Ukiah High School
Performances March 26-April 4, 2004

Mendocino College Center Theatre




 

All In The Timing
by David Ives

directed by Reid Edelman
scenery & lighting by Larry L. Lang
costumes by Kathy Dingman Katz
sound by John Beatty
stage management by Robert McPhee

cast:
Bryan Arnold, Raiman Au, Richard Bragdon, Nathan Bell, Rose Bell, Erica Cooperrider, Christine Hance, David Hance, Doug Hundley, Angie Johnson, Maria Monti, Arlo Raitt, Toby Rodriques and Jenna Thiessen


Performances April 4-13, 2003
Mendocino College Center Theatre




 

Crimes of the Heart
by Beth Henley

directed by Reid Edelman
scenery & lighting by Larry L. Lang
costumes by Terry Baxter
sound by John Beatty
stage management by Robert McPhee

cast:
Tamara Adams, Dave Cowan, KC Dill, Jody Gehrman, John Ottey, Amber Snow


Performances April 4-13, 2003
Mendocino College Center Theatre




 

Tartuffe
by Molière

directed by Reid Edelman
scenery & lighting by Larry L. Lang
costumes by Terry Baxter
music by Will Grant
sound by John Beatty
stage management by Robert McPhee

cast:
Raiman Au, Erica Lynn Cooperrider, Dave Cowan, Rosie Deese, David Hance, Paul Husemann, Angeline Johnson, Maria A. Monti, John Ottey, Arlen Raitt, Amethyst Raybee, Toby Rodriques, Lynda Southwick, Ian Stigliani,


Performances November 8-17, 2002
Mendocino College Center Theatre




 

The Tempest
by William Shakespeare
original music by David Post

directed by Reid Edelman
scenery by Larry L. Lang
lighting by Steve Wilson
costumes by Terry Baxter
sound by John Beatty
masks by Jacquie Lolich and Michael Frassinelli
stage management by Robert McPhee

cast:
Michael Charnes, Erica Cooperrider, Dave Cowan, Cherilyn Evans, Katherine Hardy, Emiko Ishihara, Devin Jacobsen, Jonathan Hopkins,
Jake Lindsley, Christy Meyer, Randy Moore, Jade Power, Karen Rifkin, Toby Rodriques, Dan Stearns, Anna Timm

Performances April 12-21, 2002
Mendocino College Center Theatre




 

All My Sons
by Arthur Miller

directed by Reid Edelman
Scenery and lighting by Larry L. Lang
Costumes by Terry Baxter
sound by John Beatty
stage management by Robert McPhee

cast:
Julia Alty, R. Bobby, Erica Lynn Cooperrider, Christine Dill, Andrew Gilbert,
Doug Hundley, Maria Monti, Toby Rodriques,  Ian Stigliani, Joe Swearengin

Performances November 9-18, 2001
Mendocino College Center Theatre


The Pirates of Penzance
by Gilbert and Sullivan

directed by Reid Edelman
music direction by Les Pfutzenreuter
choreography by Leslie Saxon West and Susan Era
Scenery and lighting by Larry L. Lang
Costumes by Terry Baxter
sound by John Beatty
stage management by Julia Alty

cast:
Clayton Boek, Matthew Boersma, Nicole Breit, Melissa Chaty, Leah DeVinny, Brad Eidson, Cory Era-McGarvey, Shiloh Fernandez,
Jameson Gow, Marcia Howlett, Allison Hunt, Liz Johnson,Grace Magruder, Sheridan Malone,Paul Migliacci, Connie Miller,  Maria A. Monti,
Tim Pelzel, Cheetah Platt,Hilary Ridgway, Elizabeth Rizzo, Toby Rodriques,Jovanna Schussel,Ian Stigliani,
David Strock, Joe Swearengin, Jonathan Valentic, Michelle Woll

a co-production with Ukiah Civic Light Opera and Ukiah High School
Performances March 23-April 1, 2001
Mendocino College Center Theatre



 


Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck

directed by Reid Edelman
scenery and lighting by Larry L. Lang
costumes by Terry Baxter
sound by John Beatty
stage management by Nick Orr

cast:  Vincent Collins-Smith, KC Dill, Levi Fagundes, Jameson Gow, Jonathan Hopkins,
Steve Lance, Cy Platt, Mark Rauch, Toby Rodriques

Performances: October 20-29, 2000
Mendocino College Center Theatre