Stephanie Mackris, Loveland, rehearses for her role as Janet Van De Graaff in Loveland Stage Company’s production of “The Drowsy Chaperone” which opens March 1.
Loveland, Ohio – The cast has been announced for Loveland Stage Company’s early spring production of “The Drowsy Chaperone”, scheduled to open March 1. The musical comedy, with music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar, is the winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score. “The Drowsy Chaperone” is a loving send-up of the Tony Awards, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another.
Jill Gornet, producer of the show, says its hard to name a lead role because “all roles are so important and the cast is all so talented.”
Familiar faces on the LSC stage are Stephanie Mackris who portrays Janet Van De Graff; Tom Cavano as “the man in the chair”; Cathy Alter, Mrs. Tottendale; Dave Marcus, Feldzieg; Megan Archibald, Kitty; John Sloan, Gangster #1; Christina Siciliano, the drowsy chaperone and Jonathan Eckman, Superintendent.
Joe Moreland will play Underling, with Joshua Marcus as George; Vincent Eldridge, Gangster #2; Tom Morris, Aldolpho, and Melinda Hubbard as Trix the Aviatrix. Michael Kiser is playing the role of Robert Martin.
Ensemble players are: Elizabeth Carras; Izy Jones; Terry Neack; Caitlyn Sanderson; Madeleine Weinkam, Norm Lewis and Zac Holman.
Carissa Sloan is directing the production with Jill Gornet as producer. Marjory Clegg is choreographer, Brian Harvey is Music Director, and Jeanne Bilyeu is Orchestra Director.
The show continues March 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16 at 7:30 PM and Sundays, March 3, 10 and 17 at 3 PM. Tickets are $20 each and can be obtained at www.lovelandstagecompany.org.
For handicapped accessible seating or for groups call 513-443-4572.