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February 23, 24 and March 1 & 2, 1980 
by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Donnie Rigby, assisted by Muriel Prest
Village Hall


Cast

Joan

Jean Inaba

Bertrand De Poulengy

Carl Bartlett

Steward

Mark Horseman

Robert De Baudricourt

Mark Rearrick

Archbishop of Rheims

Greg Brothers

Court Page

Peter Ordelheide

Gilles De Rais

Don Smith

Captain La Hire

Jeff Metherell

The Dauphin (Charles) VII

Scott Gibson

Duchesse De La Tremouille

Bonnie Paddock

Dunios of Orleans

Ted Fontaine

Dunois' Page

D.J. Magee

Earl of Warwick

Steve Winslett

Chaplin De Stogumber

Reg Unterseher

Cauchon-Bishop of Beauvais

James Dick

Warwick's Page

Bryce Michel

The Inquisitor

Dan Peshka

D'Estivet

Wade Barns

De Courcelles

Dan Cary

Martin Ladvenu

Dave Stewart

The Executioner

Stan Maxted

The English Soldier

Mike Halley

Gentleman of 1920

Stephen Payne

Court Lady 

Lynn Newman

Accessors and Pages

Debby Jorgenson

Kelly Sutton

Sharon Fisher

Diane Wilson

Nannette Crowell

Howie Newsome

Linda Loy


Crew

Line Coach

Rob Weller

Set Design

Vanessa Ellis
Wayne Libby

Lighting Design

Andy Bowe

Costume Design

June Smith

Assistant

Sharon Fisher

Set Construction

Debby Jorgenson
Kelly Sutton
Diane Wilson
Dan Rich
Dave Stewart

Sound

Dave Stewart

Publicity  

Stephen Payne

Program Cover

Vanessa Ellis

February 15, 21 & 22, 1981
by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
Directed by Skip Joers

Cast:

  • Mitzi Weijohn
  • Debbie Erikson
  • Monte Robison
  • Tim Jetter
  • Rest of the cast unknown

"You Can't Take It With You" was the entertainment for the AGA banquet on Sunday, February 15.

January 18, 1982?
College Church

The Singer, an allegory of Christ's life was presented in reader's theater style during Student Week of Prayer.

Cast:
Debbie Erickson - Earth Hater
Rest of the cast unknown

February 27, 28 and March 6 & 7, 1982
by Douglas Anderson
Directed by Donnie Rigby, assisted by Debbie Erickson
Village Hall


Cast

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dan Lamberton

Father Bonhoeffer  

Doni Andregg

Mother Bonhoeffer

Kathy Britt

Klaus Bonhoeffer

Monte Robison

Sabena Liebolz

Marion Mensink

Gerhard Liebolz 

Michael Saucedo

Hans von Dohanyi 

Mike Woods

Bishop Muller

Mike Aufderhar

General Goering

Steve Winslett

Lt. Schlabrandorff 

Shane Hinshaw

Corporal Knobloch

Jerry Smith

Maria von Wedermeyer 

Terri Moyes

Gestapo agent

Aaron Mountain-Fowler

Prisoner & radio voice  

Annal Ho-A-Shoo

Prisoners

Dan Peshka
Dan Cary
Sandy Finch
Kelli Wilson
Jeff Britt


 

May 16, 1982
Produced by Donnie Rigby
Village Hall


The Golden Axe 
By Ralph Scholl
Directed by Shelly Hendrickson


Victoria at Eighteen
By Tim Kelly
Directed by Kathy Britt


Something Unspoken
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Deleen Smith


The Ugly Duckling
By A. A. Milne
Directed by Monte Robison

February 26 and 27; March 5 and 6, 1983
By Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Directed by Donnie Rigby, assisted by Debbi Wilson
Village Hall


Cast

Henry Drummond

Jim Bock

Brady

Dean Gienger

Rachel

Debbie Erickson

Cates

Doni Andregg

Mrs. Brady

Julie Woods

Mr. Krebs

Brent Stanyer

Mrs. Krebs 

Deborah Head

Goodfellow

Doug Eichner

Meeker 

Alan Trautwein

Mrs. Blair

Brigette Davis

Howard

Eric Bahme

Hot Dog Man

David Wright

Bollinger

Bob Christensen

Mrs. Loomis

Patti Thompson

Melinda 

Shannon Bigger

Elijah

Bob Betts

Judge

Barton Anderson

Hornbeck

Shane Hinshaw

Timmy 

Gayle Saxby

Cooper

Dennis Davis

Mrs. McLain

Ginger Ketting

Reverend Brown 

Les Sule

Sillers

Mark Horsman

Reuter's Reporter 

Lornalee Spence

Mayor

Kerby Oberg

Dunlap 

David Stewart

Davenport

Jerry Dettwiler

Jurors and Alternates

Todd Nashland
Keith Casebolt
Jerr Nerio
Doug Thorainson

Bannister

David Schleicher

Photographer

Greg Lamberton

Radio Man 

Don Ortner

Mr. Finney

Kip Bradford

Court Reporter

Camille Wood

Scientists

Carol Norton
Holly Ingersoll
Don Ortner


Crew

Properties

Eric Bahme

Costumes

Camille Wood
Mrs. C. Smith

Lighting

Lon Canaday

Publicity

Brigette Davis
Patti Thompson

Scenic Design 

Vernon Nye

Scene Construction

Jerry Dettweiler

Painting

Carol Norton
Holly Ingersoll
Kip Bradford

Program Notes

E. Giddings

Camera Tripod  

Vitart Studios

Camera

Lewis Photo

February 25, 26 and March 3 & 4, 1984
By Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Co-directed by Donnie Rigby and Jim Bock
Village Hall

Cast:

  • Eric Stadelman as Thoreau
  • Curtis Rittenhour
  • Lance Leonard
  • Shelly Hendrickson
  • Kelli Wilson
  • Gayle Saxby
  • Steve Winslett
  • Shane Hinshaw
  • Kevin Jackson
  • Shelle Barnes
  • Kevin McCloskey
  • Tresa Betts
  • Brent Birth
  • Liz Davis
  • Brian Ford
  • Mark Horsman
  • Jay Jennings
  • Rosa Rodriguez
  • Scott Shugars
  • Jeanette Wagner

May 13, 1984
Village Hall


The Informer
By Bertolt Brecht
Directed by Mark Horsman

Cast:

  • Kevin Huey as Husband

  • Sandy Finch as Wife

  • Brent Birth as Boy

  • Jane Blackwood as Maid


Pirates of Penzance
By Gilbert and Sullivan


Elementary, My Dear Holmes
By Mauro


Some of My Bst Friends are Smiths
By David Campton


Patterns
By Lowell

February 23 and 24, 1985
Presented by the Communication and Music departments
Readers' Theatre based on a poem by Stephen Vincent Benet
Directed by Donnie Rigby
Village Hall

Cast:

  • Kevin Stinson as Abraham Lincoln                  
  • Kelli Wilson                
  • Becky Kellogg
  • Karen Sargent
  • Dean Tupper
  • Ben Cawthra
  • Shane Hinshaw
  • David Lennox

May 24-25, 1986
Produced by Donnie Rigby 
Village Hall

Roger Williams and Mary
directed by: 


The Court Martial of Billy Budd
directed by:


Plaza Suite
directed by: 


Trial by Jury
directed by: 


"Roger Williams and Mary" was performed on May 24 for the Village Hall Sabbath School program. The remaining plays were performed in Village Hall on May 25.

December 6, 1986
Village Hall 

Presented by the Oral Interpretation Class and Pegasus Club


Home Burial
By Robert Frost
Directed by Lisa Jervey


Hills Like White Elephants
By Ernest Hemmingway
Directed by Ben Cawthra


The Lottery
By Shirley Jackson
Directed by Sonya Manullang


Night Call, Collect
By Ray Bradbury
Directed by Jan Asher

February 28 and March 1, 7 & 8, 1987
By Richard Sheridan
Directed by Donnie Rigby, assisted by Gloria Hitten
Village Hall


Cast

Tag

Peter Fackenthall

Coachman Thomas

David Bell

Lucy

Shelly-Jeane Unger

Lydia Languish

Kym Philips

Julia Melville

Constance Strahle

Mrs. Malaprop

Elaine Gill 

Sir Anthony Absolute

Kurt Kennedy

Captain Jack Absolute

David Lennox

Faulkland

Ben Cawthra

Bob Acres

Scott Shugars

Boy

Rob Ruder

Sir Lucius O'Trigger

Cliff Dolph 

David

Mark Wheeler

David

Barry Moore

Maid

Lisa Jervey


Crew

Costumes

June Smith
Jan Asher

Publicity and Programs

Sherilee Goerlitz

Backdrop Design

Vernon Nye
Julie Sleeter

Backdrop Construction, Painting and Stagehands

Bruce Dixon
Rob Ruder
Doug Bryan
Hitomi Johnson
Mike Ladd
Lynell Childs
Kelli Rizzo
Anne Bullock

Make Up

Donnie Rigby
Gloria Hitten

Properties

Jan Asher

Lighting

David Bell
Larry Witzel

Seating, Tickets, and Ushers

Sherilee Goerlitz

February 27, 28 and March 5 & 6, 1988
By Bertolt Brecht
Directed by Donnie Rigby, assisted by Constance Strahle
Village Hall


Cast

Galileo Galilei

Scott Shugars

Andrea Sarti

Shelley-Jeane Unger
Greg Unger

Mrs. Sarti

Paula Hunt

Virginia Galilei

Kelli Rizzo

Inquisitor

Ben Cawthra

Young Monk

David Lennox

Ballad Singer

Reinhard Czeratzki

Additional Actors

Kevin Stinson
Kurt Kennedy
Rob Ruder
Randy Croft
Larry Walker
Wes Burden
Susan Denhardt
Lisa Jervey
Jan Asher Dolph
Terry Gray
Alisa Wigley
Mark Aiona
James Hannum
Carlos Jacque


Crew

Costumes

June Smith
Denise Armstead
Sonja Thygeson

February 25, 26 and March 5, 1989
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Donnie Rigby
Village Hall


Cast

Tom

Ben Cawthra

Amanda 

Kym Phillips-Rowell

Laura

Cynthia Westerbeck

Jim

David Mumm

Little to no information is known on programs with an asterisk (*) by their title.

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