Agatha Christie's
Murder on the Orient Express

 

Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig

 
at Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre
 
Agatha Christie's
Murder on the Orient Express
adapted by Ken Ludwig
was originally staged by McCarter Theater Center, Princeton, NJ
Emily Mann, Artistic Director, Timothy J. Shields, Managing Director,
The production subsequently transferred to Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT
Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, Michael Stotts, Managing Director
 
Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.
 

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Arrow Rock Lyceum's 60th Season! Though much has changed about The Lyceum since its founding in 1960, our mission remains the same: to develop, enrich and engage our audience through professional theatre. We know you will enjoy the exciting work of our exceptionally talented company of actors, directors, designers, stage managers, and technicians throughout the year. We hope the 2021/22 Season will renew your delight in this remarkable theatre, set within the charming ambiance of the historic Village of Arrow Rock.

Everything you see and hear on stage is made possible by our sponsors, backers, volunteers, board of directors and most of all you, our wonderful audience. We are grateful for your support as The Lyceum continues our second half century.

If you are a newcomer to The Lyceum, welcome! Please join our mailing list so that we can keep in touch. If you are a returning audience member, welcome back to what we hope you think of as YOUR theatre! Your continuing friendship inspires and sustains us.

 

Board of Directors

Doug Crews, President
Columbia

Marilyn Gordon, First Vice President
Columbia

John Fletcher, Second Vice President
Marshall

John Landrum, Treasurer
Columbia

Jennifer True, Secretary
Arrow Rock

Nancy Blossom, Member-at-Large
Marshall

Donna Huston, Member-at-Large
Marshall

Dick Malon, Immediate Past President
Columbia

 

John Ashford (Emeritus)
Alexandria, VA

Elizabeth Bellamy
Marshall

Patricia Cowden
Columbia

Rebecca Early
Marshall

Nikki Fahnestock
Marshall

Dave Griggs
Columbia

Marti Hodge
Kansas City

Kirk Isenhour
Kansas City

Brad Jones
Jefferson City

Michael Kateman
Columbia

Robert Lamm (Emeritus)
Sedalia

Rich Lawson
Warrensburg

Edward Milbank
Chillicothe

James Roller
Columbia

Vicki Russell
Columbia

Katie Shannon
Marshall

Bea Litherland Smith
Columbia

Stacey Thompson
Marshall

 

Cast

Michael Rothhaar*
Hercule Poirot
Michael McKenzie*
Monsieur Bouc
Katherine Ella Wood*
Mary Debenham
Garrett McCord
Hector MacQueen
Chris White*
Michel the Conductor
Beth Leonard
Princess Dragomiroff
Manon Halliburton*
Greta Ohlsson
Bailey Jordan Reeves
Countess Andrenyi
Jean McCormick*
Helen Hubbard
Daniel Harray*
Colonel Arbuthnot/Samuel Ratchett
Ken Martinez
Head Waiter
Eula Gresham-Clanton
Daisy Armstrong

Creative Team

Quin Gresham**

Director

Ryan J. Zirngibl

Scenic Desiger

Garth Dunbar

Costume Designer

Randy B. Winder

Lighting Designer

Jon Robertson

Sound Designer/Composer

Tony Dearing*

Production Stage Manager

Iván Dario Cano*

Assistant Stage Manager

Jason Styres, CSA

New York Casting

Ken Ludwig

Playwright

*member Actors Equity Association

**member Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

Original Music Composed by Jon Robertson

Paul Epp, trumpet
Jonathan Schriock, violin
Ezgi Karakus, cello
Caleb Fankhauser, percussion

Meet the Company

Michael Rothhaar*

Hercule Poirot

Michael is thrilled to return to the Lyceum stage this year.  In previous seasons, he has appeared in GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER, THE CAINE MUTINY COURT-MARTIAL, BLACK COFFEE, THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, AND THEN THERE WERE NONE and RUN FOR YOUR WIFE. His credits include: Broadway (THE FRONT PAGE and THE CORN IS GREEN), Off-Broadway (FRANKENSTEIN and BRAND), the San Francisco company of THE FOREIGNER, as well as appearances in various regional theatres (Mark Taper Forum, Geffen Playhouse, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse, La Mirada Theatre and Olney Theatre among many others).  His film  and TV appearances include: BONES, MODERN FAMILY, TRUE BLOOD, LONGMIRE, MURDER IN THE FIRST, SHOOTER, STAR TREK-TNG, THE NUTTY PROFESSOR and SPACE JAM, to name a few. A director as well, Michael served as the Artistic Director of Pennsylvania’s Allenberry Playhouse from 1987 to 1992.  For the Lyceum, he directed SOUTH PACIFIC and MY FAIR LADY, among others. He is a proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA and SDC. Michael is married to Debbie Rothhaar.  Their children are Will, Charlie, Catherine and Rob. They have three grandchildren: Sylvie Rose, Nina and Luke.

Michael McKenzie*

Monsieur Bouc

Previously at the Lyceum: My Fair Lady, And Then There Were None, Murder on the Nile, Fox on the Fairway, The Man Who Came to Dinner, 1776, Funny Girl, Oliver, Meet Me in St Louis, Fiddler on the Roof, The Nerd. He was on Broadway in Waiting in the Wings, The Man Who Came to Dinner and Eastern Standard. Off-Broadway he appeared in Kari Floren’s A Late Supper, Voices of Swords and If Wishes Were Horses. His extensive regional stage credits include Baltimore CenterStage (Snow Falling on Cedars), Denver Center (Dracula), Pittsburgh Public (The Little Foxes, Born Yesterday, Much Ado About Nothing), Pioneer Theatre (12 Angry Men, Light in the Piazza), Arkansas Rep (August: Osage County), many others. Film and Television credits include House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Younger, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Blacklist, Law & Order, One Life to Live, and many episodes of Babylon 5.

Katherine Ella Wood*

Mary Debenham

Katherine Ella Wood is a Brooklyn based actress and jazz singer. She studied Environmental Science and Acting at NYU – Tisch, and Acting at The Juilliard School. Katherine has since performed at Minton’s Playhouse, SMOKE Jazz Club, Dizzy’s Coca-Cola Club, SOUTH Jazz Kitchen, Joe’s Pub, Nublu, Public Records, The Williamsburg Hotel, Gran Torino, Cornelia St. Café, The Flatiron Room, and many others. Her stage credits include Kansas City Swing at Crossroads Theatre Co., Talking about Race with Anna Deavere – Smith at The Public Theatre, and Mouth Wide Open at The Yard with Amy Brenneman.

Garrett McCord

Hector MacQueen

Garrett is thrilled to not only be making his debut at the Lyceum Theatre, but also to be back on the stage after a long pandemic year. Being able to share the stage once again with artists and audiences alike is a blessing, and a day he has been looking forward to for some time. Garrett recently graduated from Temple University with his MFA in acting, and also received his BFA in Acting from Western Michigan University. He would also like to thank his mom and dad (Heidi & Ken) for the immense and loving support they have shown him through the early parts of his career, and also to the rest of his family and friends who have encouraged him every step of the way. Here’s to live theatre making a comeback!

Chris White*

Michel the Conductor

Chris White is a proud graduate of Webster Conservatory and a member of Actor’s Equity. He is delighted to join the Arrow Rock family with Orient Express. Chris has toured the country in Of Ebony Embers and The Mikado, and is a former company member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Nebraska Shakespeare, and Theater at Monmouth. Other regional credits include musicals at Arena Stage, Hangar Theater, and The Fireside. Chris thanks Quin for this opportunity, and you for supporting live theater.

Beth Leonard

Princess Dragomiroff

After eight years of living in beautiful Bellingham WA as Chair of Theatre and dance at Western Washington University, Beth is coming back to Missouri and to become part of the Lyceum Theatre company once again. What an honor it was to play Aunt Em and Yente right before she left for her PNW adventure, and now the homecoming is complete with the chance to join the casts of SISTER ACT and MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. She thanks Quin and everyone who works to make Lyceum one of the finest theatre experiences in the country. Now Beth really knows she is home.

Manon Halliburton*

Greta Ohlsson

Manon Halliburton is returning to Arrow Rock after having last been seen as Mrs. Cratchit in A Christmas Carol. She is very happy to be back in one of the most beautiful places on earth.  Regional theatre work includes Indiana Rep, Kansas City Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Chester Theatre Company Mass., Utah Shakespeare Festival and Unicorn Theatre Kansas City. She lived in New York for several years and worked at Greenwich Street Theatre, HBO Theatre, Century Center and Riverside Theatre.  Television credits include Law and Order and The Sopranos.  Thank you Quin for having me in this fantastic story!  I love you Jon.

Bailey Jordan Reeves

Countess Andrenyi

Bailey is so grateful to be back on the Lyceum’s stage! After appearing in nine past Lyceum productions, this place feels like a second home to her. That “nine” will turn to fourteen after appearing in the Lyceum’s 60th Anniversary season, and she couldn’t be more thankful to Quin, Steve, Paula and the rest of the Lyceum staff for letting her be a part of it. Before the Covid Pandemic, Bailey was performing for Disney Cruise Lines as part of the Mainstage cast and crew. With 2020’s downtime, she has started many small businesses, including one for Pen Turning (I know, wild… Find out more on Instagram: @pen_demic_creations), and one for Makeup Artistry (Instagram: @bjrmua). You can follow Bailey’s career on Instagram @baileyjreeves. Much love to Mom, Dad, Rucker, and Michael. Thank you for supporting the arts!

Jean McCormick*

Helen Hubbard

Jean, a native New Yorker,  is just so happy to be out of the house. Her husband is even happier. After last year, he’s thrilled for her to be back in Missouri again and says she can stay as long as she wants! Which is just fine with her. Jean had a fabulous time back in 2019 here at Arrow Rock performing in Cinderella, All Shook Up and 9 To 5. Other favorite shows over the years include: A Christmas Carol (Geva Theatre), Sweeney Todd (Denver Center), My Fair Lady (Cape Playhouse), Mary Poppins (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Mamma Mia (Northern Stage) and Sylvia (New London Barn Playhouse). She has co-created production shows for Royal Carribbean Cruises, and performed both onstage and as a studio singer at Tokyo Disney. This past year she produced an albumette of her favorite old timey hits called Have Your Cake and Swing It Too – available soon on itunes and all streaming services. www.jeanmccormick.com

Daniel Harray*

Colonel Arbuthnot/Samuel Ratchett

Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre: The 39 Steps. Off-Broadway: The 39 Steps (Union Square Theatre); The Visitation, Found Footage, Noirtown (Witness Immersive). Regional: The Importance of Being Earnest (The Old Globe); Don Juan, The Beaux’ Stratagem (Shakespeare Theatre Company); Wit (Seattle Repertory Theatre); Twelfth Night, The Beard of Avon (Portland Center Stage); The Father (Studio Theatre); Cyrano (Sierra Repertory Theatre); The Taming of the Shrew (Illinois Shakespeare Festival); The Scarlet Letter (Lookingglass Theatre). Film/TV: As the World Turns, Orange Is the New Black, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and the independent feature, Hold Me. Training: Northwestern University; The Academy for Classical Acting. www.danielharray.com

Ken Martinez

Head Waiter

Credits include Gypsy, Mr. Dussel in Diary of Anne Frank, and Victor/Victoria (IVRT), Jaques Brel (Outcast Productions), Mr. Bucket in Willy Wonka (Lewis), Amos in Chicago (Whidbey Playhouse); Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet and Oberon/Theseus Midsummer Night’s Dream (Island Shakespeare Festival); Cornelius in Hello, Dolly! (Northwest of Savoyards); Scarlet PimpernelBeauty and the Beast (Glendale Centre Theatre).

Eula Gresham-Clanton

Daisy Armstrong

Quin Gresham**

Director

2021 marks Mr. Gresham’s seventeenth season in Arrow Rock. During the 2019 season, Mr. Gresham directed Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and A Christmas Carol, which he also adapted. In previous seasons, Mr. Gresham has directed The Hound of the Baskervilles, Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story, Around the World in 80 Days, Cotton Patch Gospel, Love Letters (starring Tab Hunter and Joyce DeWitt), The Wizard of Oz, The Music Man, Camelot, To Kill A Mockingbird,Run For Your WifeThe FantasticksThe Producers, Hairspray, Sleuth, West Side Story, Little Women the Musical, Into the WoodsMisery1776, Tuesdays with Morrie, Dracula, Peter Pan and Driving Miss Daisy. In 2011, his production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Webster University was named the 2011 Best Musical in St. Louis by The Riverfront Times. Quin’s work has also been seen at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Totem Pole Playhouse, The Riverside Theatre, The National Arts Club, Stephens College, Providence College, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre and The Texas Shakespeare Festival. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for L.E.A.D. Institute, an non-profit organization committed to providing services to deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the state of Missouri. Quin received the 2020 Missouri Arts Award for Leadership in the Arts. Like his two predecessors, Quin is a proud graduate of the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University.

Ryan J. Zirngibl

Scenic Desiger

Ryan J. Zirngibl is delighted to be the Resident Scenic Designer and Technical Director for Arrow Rock Lyceum.  Ryan has designed over 200 productions and worked on hundreds more.  Lyceum guests have seen many of Ryan’s designs over the last eleven years including A Christmas Carol, Million Dollar Quartet, The King and I, Fiddler on the Roof, Boeing, Boeing, Fully Committed and many more.  Highlights of his career include the Off-Broadway premier of Lucky Duck with composer Henry Krieger(Dreamgirls) and writers Bill Russell (Sideshow) and Jeffery Hatcher (Emma, Tuesdays with Morrie), a series of Puccini Operas for the Ukraine National Opera, scenic art on the Lionsgate film You’re Next, and the world premier of Master and Margarita with Honorary Associate Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Barry Kyle and A-list screen writer Ron Hutchinson.  Ryan is also a proud Co-Founder of Bellenwhissle Productions, a Theatre for Young Audiences company based out of Kansas City that creates site-specific interactive shows around the Midwest based on several literary classics.  Ryan would like to thank all of the Lyceum family whose tireless work has made this production possible, it is an honor creating with each and every one of you!  For more information please visit www.ryanjzirngibl.com.

Garth Dunbar

Costume Designer

Garth is excited to be back again! The Lyceum was one of Garth’s first professional jobs after Webster U and he has a part of 12 seasons at the Rock. Based in St. Louis, he is an adjunct professor of Costume Design at Webster University, and has worked with area theatres like STAGES St. Louis and Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Favorite Lyceum designs include The Fantasticks, Into the Woods, Peter Pan, Little Women, Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, Oklahoma, Mamma Mia!, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Beehive, Mary Poppins, Crazy for You, Footloose, Honky Tonk Angels, and Cinderella.

Randy B. Winder

Lighting Designer

RANDY B. WINDER (Resident Lighting Designer) Randy is thrilled to once again be a member of the creative team for this production. Winder has designed over 120 productions for The Lyceum including Sanders Family, Forever Plaid, The Fantasticks, Always…Patsy Cline, Cats, Hairspray, Nunsense, Camelot, Spamalot, Children of a Lesser God, Tuesdays with Morrie, A Christmas Carol, The Producers, My Fair LadyPump Boys and DinettesLes Miserable, Footloose, Crazy for You, and Honky Tonk Angels. His expansive career in the professional theatre has spanned over 35 years and he is proud to call his fellow crazy bunch of theatrical misfits “family”. Randy is most pleased to be living both in the charming Village of Arrow Rock, as well as his 2nd home of Anegada in the BVI’s. He thanks his wonderful husband, Bob for his love and support. Thanks for attending this very special theatre and Enjoy the show!

Jon Robertson

Sound Designer/Composer

Jon Robertson is a composer and sound designer. He is pleased to return to Arrow Rock. Recent composing credits include Death and the Maiden (Kansas City Actors Theatre), The 39 Steps (Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre), Men on Boats (Unicorn Theatre), And Then There Were None (Kansas City Actors Theatre). His solo piano work Sympathy Through Motion received its world premiere in New York City in 2019.

Tony Dearing*

Production Stage Manager

Tony Dearing is very happy to be returning to the Lyceum for his twenty-eighth season. He has stage-managed for other theatres such as the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, the New Theatre, Muny Student Theatre in St. Louis and Arkansas Repertory Theatre.

Iván Dario Cano*

Assistant Stage Manager

Iván Dario Cano has a Masters in Stage Management from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and is an Alumnus of The Juilliard School’s Professional Intern Program. Credits include Barrington Stage Company’s Get Your Pink Hands Off Me Sucka and Give Me Back; Juilliard’s The Trojan Women, Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Plano; Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre’s Summer 2016-19, Million Dollar Quartet, Beehive: The 60's Musical, Swingtime Canteen and A Christmas Carol 2015-18. He is very excited to be returning for his fifth year and Arrow Rock’s 60th year celebration!

Jason Styres, CSA

New York Casting

Jason Styres’ Broadway credits include A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Dames at Sea, Disney’s The Lion King, and Nice Work If You Can Get It. Styres’ off-Broadway credits include Puffs, Midnight at the Never Get (York), Pedro Pan, and Neurosis, among others. His national tour credits include A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, The King and I, Fiddler on the Roof, The Lion King, and Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. His film and TV credits include How You Look at It, Carousel (PBS), Six by Sondheim (HBO), and So You Think You Can Dance? Styres is a seven-time Artios nominee and a New York board member of the Casting Society of America.

Ken Ludwig

Playwright

Ken Ludwig has had six shows on Broadway, seven in London's West End, and many of his works have become a standard part of the American repertoire. His 28 plays and musicals have been performed in over 30 countries in more than 20 languages and are produced throughout the United States every night of the year. Lend Me a Tenor won two Tony Awards and was called “one of the classic comedies of the 20th century by The Washington PostCrazy For You was on Broadway for five years and won the Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. In addition, he has won the Edgar Award for Best Mystery of the Year, two Laurence Olivier Awards, two Helen Hayes Awards, and the Edwin Forrest Award for Contributions to the American Theater. His plays have starred, among others, Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Tony Shaloub, Joan Collins and Hal Holbrook. His stage version of Murder on the Orient Express was written expressly at the request of the Agatha Christie Estate, and his latest play, Dear Jack, Dear Louise, won the 2020 Charles MacArthur Award for Best New Play of the Year and is optioned for Broadway. His book How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare, published by Penguin Random House, won the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book of the Year, and his essays are published in the Yale Review. He is a graduate of Harvard and Cambridge and is a frequent guest speaker for groups as varied as The Oxford-Cambridge Society, The Jane Austen Society of North America, The Folger Shakespeare Library, and The Baker Street Irregulars. For more information, see his website at www.kenludwig.com.

In Appreciation

HERITAGE SOCIETY

As a result of the generosity of many of our friends, The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre has established The Lyceum Heritage Society. Membership in The Lyceum Heritage Society is open to anyone who invests in The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre through a variety of estate planning tools such as bequests, gifts of life insurance, charitable remainder trusts, pooled income funds, charitable lead trusts, or charitable gift annuities. We recognize the following individuals for their commitment to the future of The Lyceum Theatre.

Chet F. Breitwieser
Charles & Pat Cooper
Jane C. Crow
Kathy Digges
Rebecca Early
John & Trish Fletcher
Dave & Nancy Griggs
John & Donna Huston                

Michael Kateman
Day & Whitney Kerr
Erich & Edna Kirsten
John Landrum
Rich & Debbie Lawson
Dick & Cindy Malon
John Stewart
Abigail W. & Frederick Tempel

 

PRODUCERS SOCIETY

Each year, The Lyceum relies on the generous support of very special individuals who are a part of our Producers Society. Formed in 2004, this amazing group through their leadership giving each year, help bring quality productions to our stage for you to enjoy. We are proud to give a standing ovation to recognize the following members of our Producers Society.

SPOTLIGHT PRODUCER ($10,000 and above)

Mary Harrel & John R. Jr Lawrence
Beatrice Litherland Smith
Michael & Victoria Wallace

 


EXECUTIVE PRODUCER ($5,000-9,999)

Anonymous
Dennis & Beth Abernathie  – Chapel Hill Pilates   
John & Jill Darwent
Rebecca Early
Dana Frink
Marilyn Gordon

Al & Anita Gosney
Gerald Hazelbauer & Linda Randall
Richard & Marti Hodge
John   Landrum
Richard & Peggy Poe
David & Karen Rawlings
William & Jennifer True


LEAD PRODUCER ($2,500-4,999)

John & Pat Cowden                                  
Greg & Kelly DeLine
Kathy Digges
Doris Dixon & Don Crosby                             
Douglas Drown
Martha & Tom Fifer
John & Tricia Fletcher
Dave & Nancy Griggs
Kee & Diana Groshong
Marilyn Harris

Kirk Isenhour  & Doug Anning
Janet Mackin
Michael McKenzie & Kari Floren
Edward Milbank
Lewis & Susan Miller
Larry & Judy Morris
Gary & Carol Smith
Jan & Gerald Summers
Joseph & Sharon Timmons
Ron & Judy Wood

 

FEATURED PRODUCER ($1,500-2,499)

Roger & Ronnie Alewel                      
Doug & Tricia Crews
Bryce & Helen Cripps
Jane C Crow
Joan D’Ambrose  & Linda Detring              
Dan & Nikki Fahnestock
Jim & Gwen Gresham
Ann Harris
John & Donna Huston

Brad & Brenda Jones
David & Chandra Keuhn
Dick & Cynthia Malon
Jim & Marjorie Marberry
Turf & JoAnn Martin
Katie Shannon
Rick & Barb Sommer
Christy & Ellis Tuttle
Terry & Dave Wollersheim

 

PRODUCER ($1,000-1,499)

John Ashford & Ivy Whitlach
Chet Breitwieser & Rod Starns
Mike & Janice Burnam
Joan Butcher
Nancy Tucker Cleaveland
Edward Coe
Connie J. Cunningham & William Mehmert
Deborah Daniels
Ted Fivian & Steve Unland
Carla Haack
Susan Hazelwood
Nick & Leslie Huston
Sally & Rolly Johnson III
Susie Jones
Michael Kateman
Rosemary Kelly
Bob & Nancy Kellstrom
Wallis & Nancy Landrum

Ron & Dianne Larkin
Rich & Debbie Lawson
Craig McDaniel
Kathy McMurry
Carrie Peecher, D.O.
Paul & Kim Ratcliffe in memory of Ted Fisher
John   Rensenhouse
Bill Riggins
Don Richard & Craig Mudge
James & Carol Roller
Don & Jan Sartain
Stacie & Robert Conrad Schroeder
Ernest & Judith Smith
Alice Swanson
Donna Truitt
Dr. & Mrs Alan R. Wessler
Harold & Sharon Williams


LYCEUM BACKERS

We give our special heartfelt thanks to over 400 contributors who support The Lyceum. These generous individuals have shown how much they appreciate the art of live professional theatre and this unique treasure in the heart of Missouri.

DIRECTOR ($500-999)

Gaylyn Alexander
Steve & Jane Bauer
Steven & Elizabeth Bertani
Sherry Bishop in loving memory of Don Bishop
Luann & Rockne Corbin
Myra & Truman Christopher
Sandy Falloon
Art & Rebecca Farris
Bob Fenlon
Lawrence & Paulette Fick
Lucy Fletcher in memory of Marjorie Fletcher
Robert & Linda Gordon
Christopher & Pam Gumper
Vaughn & Betty Hart
Mary & Larry Hawks
Dr. Pete & Karla Hayden
Carroll Highbarger & Betty Crawford
Percy & Bernadette Huston
Anne Bills & Debbie Jacobs
Jan & Tim Jeffries
Darlene Johnson
Judi & Wayne Keehart
Day & Whitney Kerr
Steve & Mari Ann Keithahn
Frank & Carolyn Kimbel
Betty Kusgen

Steven & Cheryl Leach
Linda Litton
Patrick & Patty Logue
Vincent & Janet Martin
Ed & Vicki McCloud
Dr. Jerry Murrell
Gary D & Jane Myers
Cindy Newton
David & Mary Norbury
The Olshefski Family
Patrick & Lindi Overton
Carlene Petree
Sheila Placke
Joe & Patricia Powell
William & Sandra Rinne
Robertson Finley Foundation
Jim & Patti Sears
James Stilley, Jr.
Sarah & Marion Storm
Donald & Pam Stouffer
Jim & Shari Thomas
David & Marlene Van Horn
Chris & Jordan Walters
Jay & Rose Ward
Larry Webber
Michael & Vickie Whitworth
Gwen Wilder
Ken & Melinda Wilks
Bobby & Genny Wright
Bennie & Meda Young
Robert & Nanette Zeysing


STAR ($250-499)

Anonymous  
Charles Alexander
Lynn & Finny Aronson
Jack & Meryl Atterberry
Jon & Lou Boucher
Gene & Carol Bramon
Dan & Betty Buchheit
Harold & Mary Jane Buehler
Kathy Cary
Bill & Delores Clark
Steve & Jan Collins
Shelia Cook
Daniel & Debi Derendinger
Jim & Karen Deutsch
Doug & Star Fox
Joe Geist
Carol Gerhard
Jan & Bill Goodson
Bridgette Gruender
Art & Lisa Hains
Gene & Carol Hall
Thelma & Les Heisel
Dale &Jan Hinnah
Wayne & Jan Holden
Lyle & Teresa Horner
Monica Huff
Jim & Barbara Humburg
Sharon Huntze
Inovatia Laboratories
Dallas W Jensen
Ralph & Brenda Jones
Mary Klenklen
Joyce Lake

Kim & Tom Lauer
Kenneth & Tammy Manuel
Shirley Marcum
Janet Meives
Jill Mitchell
Steve & Linda Moles
Phyl Naragon
Stephen & Elaine Olson
James & Dana Page III
David Peters
Greg & Donnis Prather
Don & Ginger Priest
Larry & Clare Quatmann
David & Valerie Rapoff
Steve & Sue Rakel
Patricia Ravenscraft
Michael & Sally Reid
Jon & Carol Rhodes
Kevin & Pam Riggs
Bill & Jolene Schulz
Bruce Satterlee & Mary Dorrance
Randy & Vicki Shannon
Carol Slusher
Donna I. Smith
Dale & Lola Spradley
Tom & Suzie Stalllings
Mary Suits
Paul & Jean Sundet
Steve & Catherine Swope
Dr. Bob & Mrs Jami Theobald
Marge & Montie Tripp
Jerry & Maggie Ubl
Brian White
Christine Zeigler & Timothy Van Huss


LEADING PLAYER ($100-249)

Anonymous
Lara Abler
Gary & Jay Analora
Ken & Connie Asbury
Pam Banks
Frank & Yelena Barnhart
Michele Batye
Phil & Martha Baylor
Amy Belfi in honor of Sandy Belfi
Brad Bellamy & Suzanna Hay
Rick Benedetti
Billye Bennett
Toni & George Blackwood
Bonnie Baugh
Mike & Sally Bogie
Brooks Braselman
Clarence & Helen Brockman
Ann Carter
Rosemary & Rob Christensen
Clarkson Farms
Ann & John Cleek
Jean Clifford
John & Della Cochran
Jane Condon
Mike & Mary Beth Conway
Ann Covington
Ron & Carol Cox
The Cox Family
Taylor & Sue Crismon
Dorinda Derow
Ted & Judy Denton
Maria Dickson
David & Carolyn  Diehm
Keith & Wendy Durk
Ken & Bev Eichelberger
Robert & Tracy Feller
Shirley Forbes
Shelia A Fox
Reverend Richard Frank
John & Valerie Frerking
Galen & Sandy Gabriel
David & Ellen Gardner
Mr. & Mrs. Donald Garst
Mary & Ted Garten
Jim & Betty Gember
Les Gelband
Julia Goodell & David Barnes
Terence Goodman
James & Rachel Graham
John & Jean Griffin
Shirley Guier
Norman Arendt & Elinor Gysbers
Robert & Molly Hacker
Jerry & Sharon Harl
Carol Harper
Mr. & Mrs. William F.  Hansen III
Hugh & Angela Harvey
Mark & Andrea Hatfield
Cindy Heimsoth
William Herder
Thresa Berkley & Rob Hollinger
BreAnn, Madilyn & Sarah Hollinger
Carolyn Houseworth
Sharon Hutchinson
Bob & Linda Hutton
Bob & Peggy Irish

Bill & Nancy Jackson
Eric & Robin Jogun
Steve & Noreen Joice
Grayson Kabler
Kathy Keeton
Connie Kelch
Frank & Carolyn Kimbel
Connie & Douglas Kiburz
Chris & Christy Klenklen
Susan Kyle
Lanny & Patsy Lybarger
Shirley Mach
Diana Malan
Greg & Ginny Mattli
Bev Maupin
Joe & Phyllis May
Tempe & Bruce McGlaughlin
Kathy McGraw
Sandra Meisenheimer
Alan & Brenda Meyer
Carolyn Miller
Karen Miller
Scott Morrow & Dallas Webb
Alan & Delores Murphy
Donna Oblinger
Minnie L Patrick
Barbara Phillips
Wyatt & Kathy Phillips
Dennis & Barbara Preis
Dan & Kay Price
Larry & Clare Quatmann
Linda Raasch
Jean Rackers
Richard & Carol Raynor
Mae Riefberg
Eddie & Stephanie Reeves
Whit & Mildred Reichert
Leo & Vicky Ringwald
Marilyn Roth
Michelle Rowe  & Nick Brown
Dr. Scharon Schattgen
Irwin & Luetta Schneider
Thomas & Carla Schnieders
Tom & Brenda Schupp
Mary Ann Semon
Dave & Marty Smith
Shirley Smith
Annette Smull
Janet Spencer
Bethany Spilhaus
Jacob Stanton
Ruth & Jeff Stegner
Dave & Anne Stockman
Susan Stropes
David & Lorene Sublette
Robert & Sharon Taylor
Susan Tegtmeier
Marilyn Voegele
Marcia Walker
Dara Watson
Tom & Karen Weaver
Mary & Steve Weinstein
Linda West
Robert & Jacqueline Wills
Edward Yashinsky & Patricia Graybill


UNDERSTUDY ($50-99)

Anonymous                                        
Anonymous
Alan & Linda Almon
Adam & Holly Andrews
Linda Ashford  & Thomas Wilson
Jane & Ken Beal
Sandy & John Beets
Sandy Belfi
Richard & Judy Best
Michael & Carolyn Boland
Jean Buck
Irene Cho
Job Christenson
Russell & Betty Cobb
George  Comfort, M.D.
David & Karen Durham
Eric & Lea Evans
Loyd French
Luanna Garrett
Victoria Hague
Dorothy Harrison
Clyde & Barbara Hegelund
Dianna Jensen

Linda Keeney
Tom & Florence Klusmeyer
Gary Littrell  &  Karen Croy
Carolyn   Manson
Andria Mantle
Kay McAdams
Jan & Bill Mees
Terry Meyer
Eric & Barbara Nelson
Mary Lee Noel
Barbara Phillips
Jesse Porter
George & Mike Renicker
Terry & Delores Sadewhite
Kay Sharp
Judith & Ernest Smith
Nancy Sorensen
Gene & Judy Stiek
Greg & Dora Thackery
Dan Walker
Doug & Jennifer  Weable
Elizabeth Widel
Susan Zimmerman

The Lyceum Staff

Leadership

Producing Artistic Director               

Quin Gresham
Managing Director Steve Bertani

 

Administrative

Director of Development                   

Thresa Berkley

Company Manager

Paula Danner

Administrative Assistant Dawn Plummer

 

Patron Services

Ticketing and Group Sales Manager   

Tempe McGlaughlin
Box Office Associate

Andrea Hatfield
Sara Brennan

House Manager Paula Danner
Concessionaires Susan Repp
  Rayetta Leimkuehler
  Jerry Leimkuehler

 

Facilities and Grounds

Maintenance Manager                    

Ed Harper
Housekeeping Services Kari Bales
  Sarah Stacey
Lawn Care Services James Townsend

 

Production

Resident Scenic Designer/Technical Director    

Ryan J. Zirngibl
Assistant Technical Director EC Pope
Master Carpenter Elias Koch
Carpenters Jonathan Rocha
  Cyan Crockett
Scenic Artist Chasyn Andrews-Philbin
Resident Lighting Designer Randy B. Winder
Master Electrician Josh Hiser
Musical Director Josh Walker
Sound Designer/Engineer Jon Robertson
Resident Costume Designer Garth Dunbar
Wardrobe Head Emilee Buchheit
Props Master Emily Coffin
Production Assistant Lauren Young
COVID Compliance Officer Emilee Buchheit

 

Outside Services

Accountant

Howe and Associates, P.C., Columbia
Attorney Amanda Miller, Smith-Lewis LLP, Columbia
Graphic Artist and Designer Jim Young, J Young Creative
Production Logo Designs Jason Wyatt, Branson
Website Design Borlandtech, Harrison, AR
Information Technology LammTech, Sedalia
Marketing and Communications Visionworks, Columbia
Printing Green Printers, Marshall
Landscaping Rost Inc., Columbia
Company Physician David Keuhn, M.D.
Company Orthopedic Physician/Surgeon Kelly Ross, D.O.
Company Chiropractor Daniel J. Fahnestock, D.C.

Special Thanks

The Lyceum Receives much needed support from
The Missouri Arts Council

Chapel Hill Pilates & Yoga

Kathy Digges

Rebecca Early

Evergy

Fred V. & Dorothy H. Heinkel Charitable Foundation

John & Trish Fletcher

Dana Frink

Keith Gerchak

Marilyn Gordon

Dave & Nancy Griggs

Virginia P. Hupp

John & Donna Huston

Stan & Kay Kuecker

John Landrum

Rich & Debbie Lawson

Orscheln Industries

Saline County Commission

Saline County Health Department

Katie Shannon

Theatre Communications Group

Patrick Ryan, DDS

Media Partners

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