Wheaton Drama To Present Broadway Ballot Musical Revue
On stage at Wheaton Drama’s Playhouse 111 from August 17 to 19 is Broadway Ballot, a Broadway musical revue. The revue features songs from musicals that are either new to Wheaton Drama, or which have not been performed at Wheaton Drama in the last ten years.
Some of the shows featured in the revue are Anything Goes, Big River, Hair, Pippin, My Fair Lady, She Loves Me, Sweeney Todd, The Full Monty, The Music Man, and Urinetown.
Craig Gustafson is directing. The musical director is Hayden Ashley. Choreographers are Tracy Adams, Harmony Barry, Jacqueline Schultz and Katy Smith. Bruce Ebner is production manager.
The Broadway Ballot cast includes: Stan Austin, Garrett Ard, Kimberly Baker, Anthony Berg, Ben Dooley, Lisa Dawn Foertsch, Terry Foster, Zach Gibson, Melissa Heeres, Dee Hicks, Ken Kaden, Randy Knott, Sara Malloy, Meg McGarry, Heather Miller, Sande Ogren, Sean Ogren, Christine Pfenninger, David Pfenninger, Julie Rodgers-Baker, Barb Rieger, Michelle Rollins, Pam Turlow, and Stuart Vance.
After enjoying the great music in Broadway Ballot, audience members will receive a ballot so that they can vote for the songs they like the most. The completed ballots will be forwarded to the Wheaton Drama musical play reading committee to help guide the selection of future musicals.
As Broadway Ballot is a special benefit for Wheaton Drama, raffle tickets will be also sold at the show. Raffle prizes will include gift baskets.
Broadway Ballot show tickets are only $10. Visit http://www.wheatondrama.org, or call 630-260-1820 to purchase tickets. Performances are Friday, August 17 at 8pm; Saturday, August 18 at 8pm; Sunday, August 19 at 3pm.
Wheaton Drama’s 2012-2013 season will include The Heiress, The Sound of Music, Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, Full Circle, and Into the Woods. A special production of the radio show version of It’s A Wonderful Life plays in December.
At play since 1931, Wheaton Drama’s productions are staged at Playhouse 111, 111 N. Hale Street in downtown Wheaton. Follow on Twitter at WDIpublicity.