BWW Stage Mag Sister Act - Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre Stage Mag

Sister Act

at Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre
Music by
Alan Menken
Lyrics by
Glenn Slater
Book by
Cheri Steinkellner
and Bill Steinkelllner

Additional Book Material
Douglas Carter Beane

Based one the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture "Sister Act" written by Joseph Howard

Singin’ in the Rain is presented through special arrangement with
Music Theatre International (MTI). 


Costume Design Sponsored by:

Marilyn Gordon

Sister Act is presented in part by: 

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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

Marilyn Gordon, First Vice President

John Fletcher, Second Vice President

John Landrum, Treasurer

Jennifer True, Secretary
Arrow Rock

Nancy Blossom, Member-at-Large

Donna Huston, Member-at-Large

Dick Malon, Immediate Past President


John Ashford (Emeritus)
Alexandria, VA

Elizabeth Bellamy

Patricia Cowden

Rebecca Early

Nikki Fahnestock

Dave Griggs

Marti Hodge
Kansas City

Kirk Isenhour
Kansas City

Brad Jones
Jefferson City

Michael Kateman

Robert Lamm (Emeritus)

Rich Lawson

Edward Milbank

James Roller

Vicki Russell

Katie Shannon

Bea Litherland Smith

Stacey Thompson


Song List

Act One
    •    Take Me to Heaven - Deloris, Michelle, Tina
    •    Fabulous, Baby! - Deloris, Michelle, Tina
    •    The Perfect Place - Nuns
    •    Here Within These Walls - Mother Superior, Deloris, Nuns
    •    It’s Good to Be a Nun - Nuns, Deloris
    •    When I Find My Baby - Curtis, Joey, Tj, Pablo
    •    I Could Be That Guy - Eddie, Ensemble
    •    Here Within These Walls (Reprise) - Mother Superior, Nuns
    •    Raise Your Voice - Deloris, Nuns
    •    Take Me to Heaven - Deloris, Nuns

Act Two
    •    Sunday Morning Fever - Deloris, Monsignor, Nuns, Eddie, Mother Superior
    •    Lady in the Long Black Dress - Joey, Tj, Pablo
    •    I Haven’t Got a Prayer - Mother Superior
    •    Bless Our Show - Deloris, Nuns
    •    The Life I Never Led - Mary Robert
    •    Fabulous, Baby (Reprise) - Eddie, Deloris, Nuns, Ensemble
    •    Sister Act - Deloris
    •    When I Find My Baby (Reprise) - Curtis
    •    The Life I Never Led (Reprise) - Mary Robert
    •    Sister Act (Reprise) - Deloris, Mother Superior
    •    Spread the Love Around - Company
    •    Raise Your Voice - Company


Kanysha Williams
Deloris Van Cartier
Jane Brockman*
Mother Superior
Caitlin Witty
Sister Mary Robert
Kristen Kane
Sister Mary Patrick
Jean McCormick*
Sister Mary Lazarus
Timothy Shew*
Monsignor O'Hara
Charles Browning*
Patrick Clanton*
Philip Anthony Wilson
Mark Saunders
Justin Campbell
Annette Renwick
Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours
Beth Leonard
Sister Mary Theresa
Catera Combs
Christine Wanda
Emily Applebaum
Paula Bear
Emily Coffin
Ilana Gabriella
Robert Head
Gabriel Florentino*
Nick Monaldo

Creative Team

Amy Jones**


Josh Walker

Musical Director

Jefferson Ridenour

Scenic Designer

Garth Dunbar

Costume Designer

Randy B. Winder

Lighting Designer

Jon Robertson

Sound Designer

Hannah Zimmerman

Assistant Sound Designer

Jason Styres, CSA


Tony Dearing*

Production Stage Manager

Iván Dario Cano*

Assistant Stage Manager

*member Actors Equity Association

*member Stage Directors and Choreographers Society


Conductor, Keyboards: Josh Walker

Reeds: Joseph Hendricks

Trombone: Todd Yatsook

Trumpet: Gordon Fetterly

Guitar: Isaac Foley

Bass: Joshua Hickam

Percussion: Matt Fetterly

Meet the Company

Kanysha Williams

Deloris Van Cartier
Kanysha Williams - Deloris Van Cartier

Kanysha Williams is a Washington Metropolitan Area native who is thrilled to be making her Arrow Rock debut! REGIONAL: Riverside Center for the Performing Arts: The Color Purple; Signature Theatre: After Midnight, Gun and Powder, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Soul Divas; ArtsCentric: The Wiz, Aida, Little Shop of Horrors, Black Nativity; Creative Cauldron: Always…Patsy Cline. NATIONAL TOUR: Amazing Grace, The Broadway Musical. Kanysha is a graduate of The Duke Ellington School of the Arts and George Mason University. UPCOMING: American Prophet at Arena Stage and Acoustic Rooster’s Barnyard Boogie: Starring Indigo Blume at The Kennedy Center. To God Be The Glory!

Jane Brockman*

Mother Superior
Jane Brockman* - Mother Superior

THRILLED to be back at the Lyceum performing LIVE for it’s fabulous audiences! Jane most recently played  Ernestina  on  the  National  Tour  of  “Hello  Dolly!”. Prior to that she appeared  as  Ray  Romano’s  wife  in the HBO movie “Bad Education” and starred in Broadway’s “Wicked” as well as on its National Tour (Midwife/Madame Morrible). Six  years  on  Broadway  in  “A  Christmas  Carol”  and  performed  as  Lady  Anne  in  Live  from  Lincoln  Center’s “Camelot” with Gabriel Byrne. Other New York : ABBA’s “Kristina” (Inga Lena) Carnegie Hall & The Royal Albert Hall in London.  National  Tours:  “The  Light  in  the  Piazza”  (U/S  Margaret);  ‘The  Sound  of  Music”  (Sister  Berthe).  Regionally:  “Seven  Brides” (Mille); “Carousel” (Nettie/Mrs. Mullin); “Little Women” (Marme); “Lend Me A Tenor” (Maria); “The King and I”(Anna) “Mame”(Mrs. Upson). TV/Film: The Americans; Law & Order SVU; All My Children; The Producer’s Movie and various commercials.

Caitlin Witty

Sister Mary Robert
Caitlin Witty - Sister Mary Robert

Caitlin Witty is grateful to be back onstage with Arrow Rock Lyceum.  This past year, she spent her time creating theatre opportunities and safe spaces for children in her hometown virtually and eventually in person.  Favorite credits include: Swingtime Canteen (Arrow Rock Lyceum); All Night Strut (Crane River Theatre); The Little Mermaid (STL Variety Children’s Theatre); Break The Chain (V-Day, Eve Ensler/Debbie Allen), Stand Up (Feature Film premiering in Europe spring 2022).  Webster Conservatory 2019.  Thank you to the incredible communities and individuals who have supported theatres through this past year.  Thank you for your love.  It’s because of you we are here today.  Now let’s have some fun! All of the love to my family. 

Kristen Kane

Sister Mary Patrick
Kristen Kane - Sister Mary Patrick

Kristen Kane is rejoiced to join the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre community! Most recently, Kristen toured with the Second National Tour of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder as Miss Shingle/Ensemble. Other regional credits include Martha Dunnstock in Heathers: The Musical and Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray! She would like to thank her friends and family along with her wonderful fiancé, Nick, for always supporting her dreams. A big shout out to Craig and the Avalon Artists Group team. Finally, thank you to the production team, cast, and crew for making this return to theatre a memorable and beautiful experience!

Jean McCormick*

Sister Mary Lazarus
Jean McCormick* - Sister Mary Lazarus

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.

Timothy Shew*

Monsignor O'Hara
Timothy Shew* - Monsignor O'Hara

Tim is thrilled to be back at the Lyceum once again. 40 years ago, Tim started his career on this stage. “This is a magical place!” 11 Broadway shows later,Les Miserables as Jean Valjean/Guys and Dolls w/Nathan Lane/ EVITA w/Ricky Martin/Santa at Radio City Music Hall(7yrs) Most recently the Bway Natl. tour of HELLO DOLLY, and hundreds of other off-Bway and regional productions, Tim and wife Jane Brockman(they met on this stage 28 yrs. ago doing BRIGADOON) share time between NYC and Hershey,PA.Tim continues to perform and teach/consult/concertize/pursue tv and film and is a Proud AEA member for more than 40 years. Special shout out to Artistic Director of the Lyceum, Quin Gresham and all Production staff for their commitment and dedication to Keep vibrant theatre going in Arrow Rock. 

Charles Browning*

Charles Browning* - Curtis

Charles Browning can be seen in the Hulu Anthology Series MONSTERLAND.  He was last seen in a benefit virtual reading of Cuttin’ Up with Classical Theater of Harlem.  He was in 2019 Pulitzer Prize winning Fairview at Theater For A New Audience, Berkeley Rep,  and SoHo Rep for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination. Previously, World Premiere I Sing The Rising Sea at Virginia Stage Company NY: World Premiere The Capables at The Gym at Judson, The Piano Lesson, Dreamgirls at Gallery Players. NY: Classical Theater of Harlem, Target Margin Theater, Classic Stage Company  Regional: Timeline Theater, Goodman Theater, Chicago Shakespeare.

Patrick Clanton*

Patrick Clanton* - Eddie

Patrick is thrilled to make his Arrow Rock Lyceum debut! This marks Patrick’s fourth trip to the convent, having previously performed Sister Act on the 2nd National Tour, at North Shore Music Theatre, and at Arkansas Repertory Theatre. Tour: School Of Rock (1st National). Regional: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Adrian) at Flat Rock Playhouse, Kinky Boots at North Carolina Theatre, Seussical (Horton) at Casa Mañana, Rent (Collins) at Ivoryton Playhouse. Training: Elon University. Thanks to Amy, The Price Group, Jamesha and Jameson, and everyone at Arrow Rock Lyceum! For Mama.

Philip Anthony Wilson

Philip Anthony Wilson - TJ

Philip Anthony Wilson is excited to be making their debut with Arrow Rock Lyceum on this production of Sister Act. Philip is an actor based in Philadelphia where they have worked with many theaters in the area. Regional: Mr. Franklin/Mr. Venus, Passing Strange (City Theater Company) Addapearle the Good Witch of the North, The Wiz (Theater in the X) Nicely-Nicely, Guys & Dolls (Candlelight Theater), Telly, Godspell (Revival Theater Company), Mereb, Aida (Broadway Theater of Pitman) Abel/Ham, Children of Eden (11th hour Theater company) Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona: The Musical (EgoPo Classical Theatre) Mrs. Phelps/Doctor, Matilda (Limelight Theater)

Mark Saunders

Mark Saunders - Joey

Mark Saunders is thrilled to be joining the family here at the Lyceum Theatre! A vocal coach from St. Louis, Missouri, Mark recently performed in a solo virtual concert called, Saunder Sings Sondheim. He also has a one-man cabaret called Everything’s Fine: A Bear in Search of his Honey. National tours: Something Rotten! (Brother Jeremiah) Regional: The Lieutenant of Inishmore (Davey), Mary Poppins (Miss Andrew), YAGMCB (Schroeder), Guys & Dolls (Nicely-Nicely) IG: @SaundersSings |

Justin Campbell

Justin Campbell - Pablo

Justin is beyond thrilled to be returning to his home away from home! Last seen in A Christmas Carol (2019), as well as the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre 2019 summer season, some of his credits include Semele, Carmen & We Shall Not Be Moved (Opera Philadelphia), The Snowy Day, and Other Stories (St. Luke’s Theatre: Off-Broadway), Beauty and the Beast and Chicago (Theatre By the Sea), Peter Pan and Sister Act (Fireside Theatre), American Musical Theatre Dance Company (Original Cast/Company), ALMANYC (Core Member). Justin would like to thank his family and friends for their abundance of love and the Arrow Rock Lyceum team for being a constant source of joy and light in his life! 

Annette Renwick

Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours
Annette Renwick - Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours

Annette Renwick is thrilled to return to The Lyceum Theatre for the production of Sister Act!  She was in the Lyceum’s production of Oklahoma a few years ago and she played the part of Eleanor in the Lyceum’s production of Footloose two years ago. She is excited to perform with so many talented people. She recently retired from being a Music Specialist in the Columbia Public Schools. A big thank you to her family for support. Thank you to Quin, Steve, Paula and the entire staff for all that you do in making The Lyceum Theatre so Fabulous!



Beth Leonard

Sister Mary Theresa
Beth Leonard - Sister Mary Theresa

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.

Catera Combs

Catera Combs - Michelle/Ensemble

Catera Combs is excited to be making her Arrow Rock debut as Michelle/Ensemble! Most notably she’s performed in: Beat Bugs: A Musical Adventure as Kumi, Em in Rise Up, and Ilse in Spring Awakening. Catera, a Columbia, Missouri native began her training at Stephens College, and earned her BFA in Musical Theatre in 2018. Since graduating, she migrated to Kansas City. Her training has allowed her to venture out into different fields such as modeling and film.She is representing both Kyndra Jade and Gracie Key Designs in KC Fashion Week. Woke Nation Studios has cast Catera in their feature film UNDERNEATH by David Kirkman.  Special thank you to her family, and friends, for their endless support!

Christine Wanda

Christine Wanda - Tina/Ensemble

Christine is delighted to be working at Arrow Rock Lyceum this season in The Little Mermaid, Singin’ in the Rain, and Sister Act! She is a 2021 graduate from Elon University and is represented by DGRW Inc. for Film, TV, and Theatre. Her favorite roles include Viveca in The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, Ti Moune in Once on this Island, and John Merrick in The Elephant Man. Christine has also worked with Flat Rock Playhouse and The Lexington Theatre Company. Website:

Emily Applebaum

Emily Applebaum - Ensemble

National Tours: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella; Regional: Bye Bye Birdie (Goodspeed Opera House) and 42nd Street (Ogunquit Playhouse). Special thanks to the whole team at Arrow Rock, her teachers, friends, and family, especially her parents for their unwavering support. Trust, surrender, and lead with love. Thrilled that theatre is back!! IG: @emilyapplebaum

Paula Bear

Paula Bear - Ensemble

Paula is pleased to have the opportunity to be in Sister Act. Previously, Paula has been in The Sound of MusicMusic ManFiddler on the RoofFunny Girl and all six productions of The Lyceum’s A Christmas Carol. Thank you Quin, it’s a joy to be part of this production!

Emily Coffin

Emily Coffin - Ensemble

Emily is thrilled to be back for her second season at the Lyceum! She previously worked as their Props Master for Cinderella, All Shook Up, 9 to 5, Murder for Two, and Fully Committed in 2019. Emily recently received her BFA in Musical Theatre Performance from The University of Central Missouri, and has previously worked as a carpenter and actress at Crane River Theatre Company and Ohio Light Opera. She also hosts a weekly film/comedy podcast What Did We Just Watch?! As always, endless love to her parents, Maya, Zach, and all her wonderful fellow artists at the Lyceum!

Ilana Gabriella

Ilana Gabriella - Ensemble

Ilana Gabriella is a New York City based artist. She first started dancing in Plano, Texas at the age of 6. This is where her love for tap dance and all things musical theater began. After graduating from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts she moved to New York City to continue her studies. Ilana graduated from Pace University School of Performing Arts with a BFA in Commercial Dance in May of 2017. Since then Ilana has continued to learn and grow in New York City. She recently had the privilege of performing choreography by Danny Gardner in The Town Hall’s Broadway By the Year and looks forward to future performances. Ilana is currently represented by Lucille DiCampli Artist Representation. When she isn’t dancing or teaching as a Pilates instructor, Ilana loves cooking, and snuggling her two kittens.

Robert Head

Robert Head - Ensemble

Robert Head is thrilled to be making his Arrow Rock debut this season! Most recently Robert toured the US and South Korea with the Broadway Musical Something Rotten (Nick/Nigel U.S.), regional credits include Tuacahn Amphitheater (Newsies/shrek/Mamma Mia) The Rev Theater company  (Austen’s Pride – A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice) and Portland Center Stage (Fiddler on the Roof) He also sang on Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas (Saturday Night Fever), and enjoys teaching private voice and piano lessons to kids of all ages through Happy Valley Arts Academy. Many thanks to Daniel Hoff Agency, his friends and family for their love and support and to the Arrow Rock Team for bringing back live theater again!!

Gabriel Florentino*

Gabriel Florentino* - Ensemble

Gabriel Florentino is incredibly elated to be back on stage after a long intermission. Originally from Brooklyn NYC, Gabriel attended Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA where he received his BFA in Musical Theatre. Some Past Credits Include- The Premiere of “Old Man and The Sea” the play (Manolin), “Newsies” (Finch), “Camelot” (Mordred) and more. Many thanks to his loved ones for everything. To the Cast, Crew, Creative Team & Arrow Rock Community: it is an honor to create with you & for you! Instagram: @gabrielflorentino_

Nick Monaldo

Nick Monaldo - Ensemble

Nick is thrilled to be back on stage performing. Nick has a BFA from Montclair State in Musical Theater with a minor in Political Science. Past credits include TANGLED, TWICE CHARMED, and DISNEY DREAMS on the Disney Magic. Regional Credits: WIZARD OF OZ (Starlight Theatre), MAMMA MIA (New Theatre), WEST SIDE STORY (Spinning Tree Theatre), and THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and OKLAHOMA (John W. Engemen Theater). Nick would like to thank Drew, Avalon Artists Group, and everyone at Arrow Rock. He would also like to thank his mom, dad, and family for their endless love. Love to Aaron, Caroline, Bella and Gabby! Instagram: @monaldstro

Amy Jones**


Most recently, Amy directed her first film; a cinematic version of the one-woman play The Pink Unicorn starring Alice Ripley, after having directed The Pink Unicorn at the Episcopal Actors Guild(NYC), The Cell(NYC), and Holmdel Theatre. Before the craziness that was 2020, Amy directed/choreographed All Shook Up(Flat Rock Playhouse), The Color Purple(Riverside Center for the Arts), and Sex n’ The City, (A Super Unauthorized Musical Parody). Amy has provided choreography for Broadway Backwards 8 and 9 at the Hirschfeld Theatre and Palace Theatre(Broadway), and served as the musical director for Texas In Paris at the York Theatre(Audelco nomination for best Musical Direction). Amy has provided dramaturgy for the new musicals Alice, Warsaw, and Junk: A Rock Opera. Member of AEA and SDC.

Josh Walker

Musical Director

Josh Walker is thrilled to make his debut at the Arrow Rock Lyceum! Music directing credits:  A Little Night Music, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Les Miserables, Ragtime, Drowsy Chaperone,Seussical, Into the Woods, Hairspray, Legally Blonde (Circle Theatre), Next to Normal (Concordia Theatre), Sexy Baby, Scarrie, The Birds, Caged Dames (Hell in a Handbag), Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Peter Pan (Metropolis Theatre). Tink! The Musical (New York Musical Theatre Festival). Music Director for Chicago Cabaret Project. Concerts: 54 Below, Joe’s Pub, Don’t Tell Mamma’s and Club Cumming. Broadway / New York Actor credits: Side Show (Broadway), Cosi Fan Tutte (Metropolitan Opera),  La Campana Sommersa (New York City Opera), Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Radio City Music Hall).  Regional acting credits:  Godspell (Ivoryton Playhouse), Beauty and the Beast (Theatre by the Sea), Side Show (Kennedy Center–Helen Hayes Award), Radio City Christmas Spectacular (National Tour), Toulouse: A New Musical (Athenaeum Theater). Composer/Lyricist credits: Toulouse: A New Musical, Maxwell, Life Is Short, Six Stories Up, People of My Life, Ninth Avenue Nancy.  Thank you to Arrow Rock Lyceum for bringing me aboard this project!  Much love to Peter, Mom, friends and family!

Jefferson Ridenour

Scenic Designer

NYC based Scenic and Production Designer for Opera, Theatre and Ballet. Opera: Palm Beach Opera, Pensacola Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Annapolis Opera, Inland Northwest Opera and Finger Lakes Opera with upcoming productions for Amarillo Opera and Opera Delaware. Theatre/Off-Bway: Party Face (City Center), Duck (IRT) and Lights on the Radio Tower (Five Ohm Productions). Thrilled to return for his 6th season with ARLT, after designing A Murder is Announced (2013) and years as a Scenic Artist/Props Master. Related work: Art Director for The Mischievous Maestro Podcast. MFA in Scenic Design from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Proud Member of Local USA 829.

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

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.

Hannah Zimmerman

Assistant Sound Designer

Hannah Zimmerman is honored to be assistant sound designing Sister Act. After a long intermission away from theatre, it is a relief to be back. She is based in Kansas City, and some of her A1 and sound designing credits include: The Revolutionists (A1, The Unicorn Theatre); Who's Your Baghaddy, or How I Start the Iraq War: The Musical (A1, The Unicorn Theatre); Something Rotten (A1, White Theatre); Pippin (sound designer and A1, Avila University); and Harvey (sound designer, Avila University). Her upcoming work includes sound designing at Musical Theatre Heritage in Kansas City for their production of Camelot. Hannah wants to send lots of love and thanks to her family. Without their never-ending support, she would have never made it to this point.

Jason Styres, CSA


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.

Tony Dearing*

Production Stage Manager

Tony Dearing (Production Stage Manager) 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 (Assistant Stage Manager) 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!

In Appreciation


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



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



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


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)

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


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


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


Producing Artistic Director               

Quin Gresham
Managing Director Steve Bertani



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

Concessionaires Carrie Piper
  Rayetta Leimkuehler
  Jerry Leimkuehler


Facilities and Grounds

Maintenance Manager                    

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



Resident Scenic Designer/Technical Director    

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


Outside Services


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


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

Village of Arrow Rock

Hank Waters & Vicki Russell

Media Partners

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