Daddy Long Legs
presented by Milburn Stone Theatre at Cecil College

 
Music & Lyrics by Paul Gordon
Book by John Caird
Based on the novel by Jean Webster
 
Orchestrations by Paul Gordon & Brad Haak
 
Originally presented Off-Broadway by
Ken Davenport | Michael Jackowitz
Hunter Arnold | Peg Mc Feeley Golden | Tres Rosas
Ben Bailey | David Bryant | Caiola Productions | Carl Daikeler
Jeffrey Grove | Marguerite Hoffman
 
Originally produced by a consortium that includes the Rubicon Theatre Company, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and TheatreWorks Palo Alto, the Gem Theatre, North Light Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre & David Elzer
 
 

DADDY LONG LEGS
is presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
www.mtishows.com

 

The MIlburn Stone Theatre at Cecil College is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency funded by the state of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts
 

This program was funded in part with a grant from the Cecil County Arts Council, Inc. as provided by the Maryland States Arts Council

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Production Information

CAST
Jerusha Arianna Costantini
Jervis Steven Soltow
   
PRODUCTION STAFF
Director Melissa Redfield
Music Director Charlie Hannagan
Stage Manager Matt Lucatamo
Film Editing & Audio Mixing Andrew Mitchell
Set Designer William Bryant
Lighting Designer Bevin Gorin
Costume & Prop Coordinator Dann Combs
Audio Engineer Matt Coyle
Spotlight Operator Wyatt Thompson
Spotlight Operator Paul Balsley
   
PIT
Piano Laura Hannagan
Cello Christine Mello
Guitar Joseph Lopes

MILBURN STONE THEATRE

College Administration
Dr. Mary Way Bolt, President
Chris Ann Szep, Vice President of Community and 
Government Relations & College Advancement
Alesha Walker, Executive Assistant

Milburn Stone Theatre Staff
Dann Combs, General Manager
Andrew Mitchell, Artistic Director
William Bryant, Technical Director
Melissa Redfield, Production Manager
Brandon Gorin, Assistant Technical Director
Edward Hurley, Box Office Assistant
Wyatt Thompson, Production Assistant
Andrew Stofa, Production Assistant


Box Office
One Seahawk Dr. | North East, MD 21901
(410) 287-1037 | boxoffice@cecil.edu | www.milburnstone.org

Hours
Tuesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 4:00pm

 


SONGS

ACT 1
Oldest Orphan Jerusha
Who is the Man? Jerusha
Mr. Girl Hater Jerusha & Jervis
She Thinks I'm Old Jervis
Like Other Girls Jerusha & Jervis
Freshman Year Studies Jerusha & Jervis
Things I Didn't Know Jerusha & Jervis
What Does She Mean By Love? Jervis
I'm a Beast Jerusha
When Shall We Meet? Jervis
The Color of Your Eyes Jerusha & Jervis
Like Other Girls (Reprise) Jervis
The Secret of Happiness Jerusha
The Color of Your Eyes (Reprise 1) Jerusha & Jervis
   
ACT 2
Sophomore Year Studies Jerusha & Jervis
My Manhattan Jervis
I Couldn't Know Someone Less Jerusha
The Man I'll Never Be Jervis
The Secret of Happiness (Reprise 1) Jerusha & Jervis
Christmas in Manhattan Jerusha
Humble Pie Jervis
Senior Year Studies Jerusha
Graduation Day Jerusha & Jervis
Charity Jervis
I Have Torn You From My Heart Jerusha & Jervis
My Manhattan (Reprise) Jervis
The Color of Your Eyes (Reprise 2) Jerusha
The Secret of Happiness (Reprise 2) Jerusha
I'm A Beast (Reprise) Jervis
All This Time Jerusha & Jervis
Bows

 

 

 

Brought to You in Part By

2019 / 2020 Annual Fund Donors

Founders
Mr. George Prettyman, Sr. & Mrs. Milburn Stone

Endowments
Donal H. Palmer
Dan, Dee, Katherine & Grant Newman
George B. Prettyman
Paul O. & Doris G. Shirk
Milburn Stone
Howard & Judith Henry


PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE
Col (R) Dwight & Diane Hair

VISIONARIES
Jean Anwyll & Miskit Airth*, Janet Fraser

BENEFACTORS
Dann Combs & Dane Hutchinson*, Carl & Diana Lee*

PACESETTERS
Gail Bareham, John & Joyce Bowlsbey,
Linda Slicer, Ollie & Suzann Baker

BALCONY CLUB
Reg & Iris Canaday*, Joyce & David Cohn, B. Daniel & Nancy DeMarinis, Melody Devoe*, Brandon Gorin, Alan & Susan Katz*, Ranald & Marie Langille, Linda Laurencaeau, Don Macmillan, Melinda Milburn Palmeri, John Nichols, Richard & Doris Plucker, Mr. & Mrs. Lester Roane, Jana & Joseph Romanski,
Scheiner Chiropractor, Frank & Doris Trout, Carolyn Vandervort

MARQUEE CLUB
Harry & Margaret Begg, David & Jeanne Carman, Nila & Douglas Hill, Paul & Kay Montgomery, Jill Mussen, George & Elizabeth Pfeiffer

FRIENDS
Patricia E. D'Annunzio, Donna Marie & Dennis Daub, Douglas & Mary Moore, Ronnie Simmons,
Jonathan & Ellen Weldon

* indicates a donor who donated in both 2019 & 2020

Director's Note

The story of Daddy Long Legs, once considered an essential book for post high school graduate women, has over time lost its prominence in culture and literature. Lucky you for blowing the dust off such a lovely story! What drew me to this show was its reflection of our shared desire for control. For Jervis, he believes that by keeping vulnerability at an arm's length he will somehow experience happiness without the risk of being hurt. We often make the same decision in our own lives when confronted with the people we love, afraid of the ways they could hurt us. However, it is only through breaking down those barriers that we can be folded into the embrace of love, thereby experiencing the happiness it can provide. Thank you to the cast and crew for bringing this story to life and going above and beyond for this production. A special thank you to my co-workers at MST for all the ways they strive to bring great theatre to the community every day.

-Melissa Redfield


Biographies

Arianna Costantini (Jerusha Abbott) is excited to be in her first production at MST! She is attending Towson University pursuing Theatre Arts and Film. She was previously in TU’s Mainstage production of Merrily We Roll Along (Frankie Jr. & Asst. Choreographer) and Director of The Addams Family Musical (Fallston High School). She is looking forward to attending a musical theatre program in NYC this summer! She would like to thank her family for all their support and everyone at MST for welcoming her with open arms!

Joey Lopes (Guitar) is a guitar player from Newark, Delaware, making his return to MST after performing in the pit for Songs for a New World. He has performed in many shows around the area over the years, most recently Passing Strange (City Theater Company). He also performs with Wilmington's The Rock Orchestra in their Beatlefest (Lead Guitar), and he spends much of his free time composing original songs and covering video game music on YouTube.

Matt Lucatamo (Stage Manager) Matt is an actor, singer, stage manager, and recent graduate of the University of Delaware. While his recent MST credits include stage managing (American Psycho; Chicago), he is no stranger to performing Spring Awakening, (Georg, University of Delaware) and The 25th Annual…Spelling Bee (Chip Tolentino, Milburn Stone Theatre) and directing (A Funny Thing…Forum; 9 to 5: The Musical; Mamma Mia!; (University of Delaware)). When Matt is not stage managing he is watching true crime documentaries or curating Spotify playlists. Thank you to Melissa, Arianna, Steven and Bevin for making this such a memorable experience. 

Steven Soltow (Jervis Pendleton) is elated to be returning to the MST stage for the second time as an actor, previously seen as Gus Esmond in MST's 2018 production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.  Other recent roles include Into the Woods (Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince, Everett Theatre) and The Music Man (Jacey Squires, The Brandywiners).  Not often on stage as an actor, Steven is better known as a pianist/keyboardist and music director; his most recent MST production being Anything Goes, which he music directed.  Steven is a 2021 graduate of Towson University with a degree in K-12 Music Education and plans to work in Harford or Cecil county in the fall.


MST Thank You's

Our Loyal Patrons, Milburn Stone Theatre Volunteers,
Dr. Mary Way Bolt,Chris Ann Szep,
Friends & Family of the Cast & Crew,
The Cecil College Foundation, Alesha Walker,
Cecil College Public Safety, 
Facilities & Housekeeping Staff of Cecil College, PNC Bank,
Tony Covatta, Steak & Main, Ryan Sexton, Armstrong

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