The Will Rogers Follies:  A Life In Revue

The Will Rogers Follies: A Life In Revue

Written by: Peter Stone  Lyrics by: Betty Comden , Adolph Green  Music by: Cy Coleman 

Rivertown Repertory Theater    9/6/1995 - 10/1/1995 (schedule)

Category:  Musical · Community

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Inaugural show of the new Rivertown Repertory Theatre main stage. This glitsy musical wowed local audiences and set a high bar for local community theatre in New Orleans. The show was directed and choreographed by the multi-talented Alton Geno. Musical direction was provided by the equally talented Brandt Blocker.

The Will Rogers Follies is a Tony Award-winning musical with a book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Cy Coleman.

It focuses on the life and career of famed humorist and performer Will Rogers, using as a backdrop the Ziegfeld Follies, which he often ...Read More

Kris Shaw.... Will Rogers *
Lara Grice.... Ziegfeld's Favorite *
Terri Gervais.... Betty Blake *
Walter Bost.... Clem Rogers *
Amy Broussard.... Follies Girl
Angelle Maurin.... Follies Girl
Carrie Black.... Follies Girl
Donna Kay Berger.... Follies Girl
Genese Moore.... Follies Girl
Holly Smith.... Follies Girl
Jeff Riddick.... Wiley Post
Jessica Tierney.... Follies Girl
Jonathan Drury.... Wrangler
Julie Tolivar.... Follies Girl
Lee Farrar Bailey.... Wrangler
Melinda Taliancich.... Follies Girl
Patrick Mendelson.... Wrangler
Randy Juneau.... Wrangler
Rebecca Brettel.... Follies Girl
Sarah McMahon.... Follies Girl
Shannon Casey.... Follies Girl
Susan Barrett Smith.... Follies Girl
Vanessa Van Vrancken.... Follies Girl
*=featured role

Catherine Primeaux .... 
Alton Geno ....  Director; Choreographer; Set Design
Brandt Blocker ....  Musical Director; Conductor, Musical Director
Daniel Zimmer ....  Lighting Design
Robert Self ....  Set Design; Technical Director; Set Construction
Roy Haylock ....  Costume Design
Nancy Macko ....  Stage Manager
George Chachere ....  Light Technician
Vic Woodward ....  Sound Board
Tootsie Payne ....  House Manager
Charles Ward ....  Photographer; Videographer; Publicity; Producer; Executive Director
Kevin S. Estoque ....  Drums
Jeff Macko ....  Drums
Shannon Slack ....  Spotlight Operator
Kevin Caparotta ....  Rehearsal Accompanist; Keyboards
Becky Brenner ....  String Bass
Lee Hicks ....  Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute
Katrina Primo ....  Box Office.
Roy Dumont ....  Reservations
Lynda Prattini ....  Reservations

Notes: This was the first production on the brand-new Rivertown Repertory Theater stage.
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