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Winter Wonderettes

Dundalk Community Theatre
CCBC Dundalk, John E. Ravekes Theatre
December 11-12, 2021
Written & Created by Roger Bean
Vocal Arrangements by
Roger Bean &
Brian Baker
Musical Arrangements by
Brian Baker
Winter Wonderettes premiered at
Milwaukee Repertory Theatre.
Joseph Hanreddy, Artistic Director
and Timothy J. Shields, Managing Director
Directed & Choreographed by Richard H. Mahoney Music Director
Nathan Scavilla
Stage Manager,
Properties Master
Amy Vickers

Technical Director,
Lighting, Scenic & Sound Designer
Marc W. Smith


Katie Gardner
Emily Machovec
Stephanie Mahoney
Becca Vourvoulas Syzmanski

Winter Wonderettes is presented by special arrangement with Stage Rights ( The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited

Dundalk Community Theatre is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council. To discover more about the Maryland State Arts Council and how they impact Maryland, visit

Song List

Harper’s Hardware Store, Annual Holiday Party, 1968

Musical Numbers

Act I

"Mr. Santa" | Ensemble

 Rockin’ Holiday Medley:

     "Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree" | Betty Jean, Ensemble

    "Jingle Bell Rock" | Missy, Ensemble

    "Little Saint Nick" | Cindy Lou, Ensemble

    "A Marshmallow World" | Suzy, Ensemble

"Chipmunk Cheer" | Ensemble

"Snowfall" | Ensemble

"The Man With The Bag" | Ensemble

"It’s Christmas Time All Over the World" | Ensemble

      "Donde Esta Santa Claus?" | Suzy, Ensemble

      "Mele Kalikimaka" | Missy, Ensemble

      "O Tannenbaum" | Betty Jean, Ensemble

"We Wanna See Santa Do The Mambo" | Cindy Lou, Ensemble

"Santa Claus is Comin’ To Town" | Ensemble

"Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day" | Betty Jean


INTERMISSION: Festivities in the lobby


"Run, Rudolph Run" | Ensemble

"Suzy Snowflake" | Suzy, Ensemble

"This Christmas" | Missy, Ensemble

"All Those Christmas Cliches" | Cindy Lou

Bells Medley:

     "Ring Those Christmas Bells" | Missy, Ensemble

     "Sleigh Ride" | Cindy Lou, Betty Jean, Ensemble

     "Jingle Bells" | Suzy, Ensemble

"What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?" | Betty Jean

"Santa Baby" | Ensemble

"Winter Wonderland" | Ensemble

The Wonderettes

Katie Gardner

Cindy Lou
Emily Machovec

Betty Jean
Stephanie Mahoney

Becca Vourvoulas Syzmanski


The Wonderettes Band

Catina McLagan

Kim Spath

Frank Higgins

Glenn Scimonelli

Steve Haaser


Creative Team

Richard H. Mahoney

Nathan Scavilla

Music Director
Marc W. Smith

Technical Director/Scenic, Lighting, Sound Designer
Amy Vickers

Stage Manager/Properties Master
Barry Stairs

Hair Stylist
Della Lotman

Costume Construction
Lisa L. Boeren, Karen DiPasquale

Follow Spot Operators
Charlie Woods

Light Board Operator
Tom Colonna

Artistic, Managing Director/Costume Coordinator
Roger Bean


About the Wonderettes

Katie Gardner (Cindy Lou)
Katie is honored to be back at Dundalk Community for this special holiday production. Some of her most recent and memorable roles include Marcy Fitzwilliams in I Love You Because at CP, ensemble in Mamma Mia at DCT, and Cindy Lou Huffington in The Marvelous Wonderettes at the ASGT. When not performing, Katie teaches elementary physical education in Anne Arundel County Public Schools. In her spare time, Katie supports and performs in the local music scene and plays disc golf with her partner, Mike, and their fur-child, Hudson. Katie would like to thank her wonderful family and friends for their unwavering love and support.
Emily Machovec (Betty Jean)
Emily is excited to return to DCT after having performed in Shrek as Three Blind Mice/Rat Tapper/Dragonette/BlueBird, I Hate Hamlet as Deirdre McDavey, and Leader of the Pack as Mickey. She last appeared in 42nd Street as Ethel/Tap Ensemble/Doctor. Prior to the pandemic she appeared in Phoenix Festival Theatre’s A Chorus Line as Sheila. Prior credits include PFT’s Into the Woods as Rapunzel, Third Wall’s Man of La Mancha as Maria, Cockpit in Court’s Nice Work If You Can Get It as Midge, PFT’s Anything Goes as Hope Harcourt. Away from the stage, Emily is a family law and estate planning attorney. She would like to thank her family, friends, and especially John, for all their love and support.
Stephanie Mahoney (Missy)
Stephanie is excited to return to the DCT stage after last being seen as Peggy in both installments of The Taffetas series. Some of Stephanie's most notable theatrical credits include Missy Miller in The Marvelous Wonderettes (Tidewater Players), Grace in Annie (Tidewater Players), Julia in The Wedding Singer (Tidewater Players), and Linda in Blood Brothers (Tidewater Players). Other roles include Lady Larken in Once upon a Mattress (Suburban Players), Rose Mary in How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying (Suburban Players). When not performing, Stephanie is a first grade teacher in Baltimore County.
Becca Vourvoulas Syzmanski (Suzy)
Becca is thrilled to return to the DCT stage, this holiday season! Dundalk audiences may remember her from The Taffetas and A Taffeta Christmas, as well as Thoroughly Modern Millie, and others. Becca is a Musical Theatre graduate of Penn State and has performed across the U.S. and abroad. She also teaches and choreographs for both educational and professional theatres. Of all Becca’s roles, her favorites are that of military wife and new mom.
Richard H. Mahoney (Director/Choreographer)
Dickie is excited to be making his DCT directorial debut. Directing in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware for over 20 years, some of his most notable credits include: The Marvelous Wonderettes (Tidewater Players), The Boys Next Door (Tidewater Players), Fiddler on the Roof (Phoenix Festival Theater), The Wizard of Oz (John Carroll Summer Theatre). When not working in the theatre Richard can be seen flying the friendly skies as a flight attendant.
Nathan Scavilla (Music Director)
Nathan is a Maryland-based Music Director for musical theatre. He is the current resident Assistant Conductor at Toby’s dinner theater of Columbia. He is musically directing Winter Wonderettes and A Chorus Line this season for DCT. He is an adjunct faculty professor in the Musical Theatre program at Towson University. In addition to keyboard conducting, teaching vocals, and re-orchestrating music, he is an engineer at Northrop Grumman by day. He is very thankful for his parents for making sure was always involved with music growing up.
Marc W. Smith (Technical Director/Scenic, Lighting, Sound Designer)
Marc has been involved in theatre for over 40 years and has been responsible for designing or technically directing over 350 productions. With B.A. and M.F.A. degrees in Technical Theatre and Design from Towson University, he has been the full time Technical Director for CCBC Dundalk since 1980.  In addition, he is the theatre technical consultant for the CCBC Catonsville and Essex theatre facilities. Marc has received numerous technical theatre achievement awards from The United States Institute of Theatre Technology.  Several of his production designs have been displayed in juried expositions including A Little Night Music and The Cemetery Club for technical achievement and Bus Stop for Scenic and Lighting Design.  Marc’s scenic and lighting designs for the CCBC Essex production of Zombie Prom were part of the finalists in the Region II Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and his lighting design for the DCT production of I Do, I Do, won “Best Lighting Design” at the Maytime International Theatre Festival in Ireland.
Amy Vickers (Stage Manager/Properties Master)
Amy is always happiest when working at her home theatre, DCT. Amy has performed, stage managed, floor supervised, propped, dressed as well as sold concessions and raffles for the past 20 years here at DCT. During the day, Amy is the Administrative Assistant for the Psychology Department at Towson University. All day, every day, she is the devoted mother of Timothy and wife to Glen. Wishing everyone a delightful Holiday Season!
Tom Colonna (Artistic, Managing Director/Costume Coordinator)

Tom is excited to finally open the 2021-2022 season. It’s been an arts management challenge over the past 18 months but, we’re back!!. As the Artistic/Managing Director of DCT since 1983, Tom is going to enjoy this season as he looks forward to his retirement in June of 2022. Professor Tom came to CCBC (formerly Dundalk Community College) in 1975 and has enjoyed a 47 year teaching career. He thanks DCT audiences for their devoted support over all this time to help make DCT the best ever! Other credentials include directing, A Year With Frog and Toad, I Hate Hamlet, The Octette Bridge Club, On Golden Pond, Love Letters, La Cage aux Folles, Romance, Romance, Steel Magnolias, Cabaret, Ballroom, Dames at Sea, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, Intimate Apparel, The Fantasticks, Fat Pig, Little Shop of Horrors and 42nd Street. His performance credits include The Glass Menagerie, The Fantasticks, Nightwatch, The Robber Bridegroom, Starting Here, Starting Now, Love Letters, Company, Six Rms Riv Vu and Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime . Who knows what’s next!!

Roger Bean (Author)

Roger Bean created the long-running hit The Marvelous Wonderettes (over 1,200 performances Off-Broadway), along with the sequels Wonderettes: Caps & GownsWinter WonderettesWonderettes: Dream On, and the new large-cast Wonderettes: Glee Club Edition. Original cast albums for all Wonderettes shows are available from iTunes and Amazon. The Marvelous Wonderettes received the 2007 LA Ovation Award for Best Musical for its record-breaking Los Angeles run and continues to be an audience favorite in theatre companies throughout the country. Mr. Bean’s do-wop hit Life Could Be A Dream had a record-breaking 12-month run in Los Angeles, receiving the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, the LA Weekly Theatre Award, and the Backstage Garland Award for Outstanding Musical. 

Other popular musicals created by Mr. Bean include The Andrews BrothersSummer of LoveRoute 66Honky Tonk Laundry, and Why Do Fools Fall In Love?, all published by Stage Rights. More info at

Meet the Winter Wonderettes


The Theatre Patrons Association of DCT is comprised of audience members who want to share a “special” appreciation to the theatre experience.
A TPA gift is a demonstration of gratitude and encouragement
to our actors, directors, designers and volunteers.


Tom Colonna & Herb Knapp

Dave Guy

Carole Fogle | William & Dori Watson

Virginia Foster | Jeanette Jones | Dolores Kesterson
Regina Lapetina | Donna Russell | Francis & Adele Scheidt


Tom Colonna | Artistic Managing Director
Marc W. Smith | Technical Director
Lauren Stuart | President
Sarah Chrzanowski | Vice-President
Cheryl Vourvoulas | Recording Secretary
Angelique Causey | Corresponding Secretary

Heather Bailowich | Lisa L. Boeren | William Feuer
Lynn Huber | Bruce Kahl | Gordon Lord
Emily Machovec | Patrick Martyn | Amy Sacks



Dr. Sandra L. Kurtinitis, President, CCBC
Dr. Joaquin Martinez, Provost & Vice President of Instruction
Melissa Hopp, Vice President, Administrative Services
Dr. William Watson, Dean of Arts & Communication
Professor Nick Van Horn, Chair, Performing Arts and Humanities
Dr. Anne Lefter, Director, Performing Arts
Cathy Kratovil, Communications Assistant
Tonya Jones, Dundalk Campus Director
Barry Stairs | Hair Stylist
Gary Dieter

Publishing Credits

Music Clearance by Rubicon II Music Clearance, Burbank, CA.
All Songs Used By Permission. All Rights Reserved.

A Marshmallow World by Peter DeRose and Carl Sigman. Used by permission of Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
All Those Christmas Clichés by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. © 1993 MB Music Corp. (ASCAP), Pen and Perseverence (ASCAP) & Hillsdale Music Inc. (ASCAP). All rights on behalf of Pen and Perseverence & Hillsdale Music Inc. administered by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Chipmunk Cheer by Roger Bean. © SSP Publishing.
Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day by Lee Jackson and Patti Seymour. Used courtesy of Ahab Music Company, Inc. (BMI)
¿Dónde Está Santa Claus? by Alvin Greiner, Rod Gordon Parker and George Scheck, Ragtime Music Co.
It’s Christmas Time All Over The World by Hugh Martin. TRO-© 1965 (Renewed) Cromwell Music, Inc., New York, NY
Jingle Bell Rock by Joe Beal and Jim Boothe. © 1957 (Renewed) Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
Jingle Bells by J. Pierpont. Arrangement © 2003 SSP Publishing
Little Saint Nick by Mike E. Love, Brian Douglas Wilson. © All rights owned or administered by Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)
The Man With The Bag by Dudley Brooks, Harold Stanley & Irving Taylor. Used by permission of Morley Music Co.
Mele Kalikimaka by R. Alex Anderson. All rights owned and administered by Lovely Hula Hands Music LLC (c/o Lichelle Music Co.) (ASCAP)
Mister Santa by F. D. Ballard. Used by permission of Edwin H. Morris & Company, a division of MPL Communications, Inc.
O Tannenbaum German Traditional. Arrangement © 2003 SSP Publishing
Ring Those Christmas Bells by Marve Fisher and Gus Levene. © Music Sales Corporation (ASCAP)
Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree by Johnny Marks. © 1958 (Renewed 1986) Used courtesy of St. Nicholas Music (ASCAP)
Run, Rudolph, Run by Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie. Used courtesy of St. Nicholas Music (ASCAP)
Santa Baby by Joan Javits, Philip Springer and Tony Springer. Used courtesy of Tamir Music (ASCAP)
Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie. © 1934 (Renewed) EMI Miller Music and Haven Gillespie Music c/o Larry Spier Music Publishing (ASCAP)
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson and Mitchell Parish. Used by permission of EMI Mills Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Snowfall by Claude Thornhill and Ruth Thornhill. © 1941 (Renewed) Chappell & Co. (ASCAP)
Suzy Snowflake by Roy C. Bennett and Sid Tepper. © 1951 (Renewed) Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
This Christmas (Hang All The Mistletoe) by Donny Hathaway and Nadine McKinnor. Used courtesy of BMG Songs, Inc. and Crystal Raisin Music (ASCAP). All rights in the U.S. on behalf of Kuumba Music Publishing (ASCAP) administered by BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP)
(We Wanna See) Santa Do The Mambo by Fred Smith and Horace Webb. Used through the courtesy of Regent Music Corp. (BMI)
What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? by Frank Loesser. Used by permission of Frank Music Corp.
Winter Wonderland by Bernard Felix and Dick Smith. © 1934 (Renewed) WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

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