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OCTOBER 14 – OCTOBER 30, 2022

Synopsis

Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another.

With the houselights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delight.

Hailed by New York Magazine as “The Perfect Broadway Musical,” The Drowsy Chaperone is a masterful meta-musical, poking fun at all the tropes that characterize the musical theatre genre. 

The Drowsy Chaperone
Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

COUNTDOWN TO OPENING NIGHT!

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MUSIC & LYRICS BY: 
LISA LAMBERT
& GREG MORRISON
BOOK BY:  
BOB MARTIN 
DON MCKELLAR

Direction by:  Kari Ann Stamatoplos      

Music Direction by:  Megan Zeitler  

Choreography by: Mandi Barron

October 14- 30, 2022  

 Friday & Saturdays 7:30pm  

Saturdays & Sundays 2:30pm

Shimberg Playhouse @ the Straz

Center for the Performing Art

CAST & CREW

 Starring

 

Man In Chair:

Mrs. Tottendale: 

Underling: 

Robert Martin: 

George:

Feldzieg:

Kitty:

Gangster 1:

Gangster 2:

Aldolpho:

Janet Van Der Graaf: 

The Drowsy Chaperone:    

Trix:    

Ensemble:  

Ensemble:  

Ensemble:  

Ensemble:  

Ensemble:

 

Doug Buffaloe

Kate Holmes

Lee Holmes

Bernard McNicol

 Neil Bleiweiss

Jay Morgan

Christen Preziosi

 Ryan Farnworth

 Dylan Fidler

 Robert Pelaia

 Madison DeBrino

Jessica Berger Vitalo

Patty Smithey

Andi Laaker

Jenelle Vinachi

Topher Larkin

Erica Vitelli

Evan Lomba 

Production Team

 

Director  

Music Director

Choreographer 

Artistic Director 

Stage Manager

Scenic Designer

Prop Master    

Lighting Designer  

Sound Designer

Lighting Technician  

Technician  

Costume Designer 

Photography   

   

Band

Conductor | Piano

Bass

Drums

2nd Piano

Reeds

Trumpet

Kari Ann Stamatoplos

Megan Zeitler

Mandi Barron  

Anthony Paul Gilkinson

Richard Brown   

Kit Hastings 

Tracy Bowers

Jayce Bertucelli

Mitchell Samuelson 

Johnny Garde 

Mitchell Sameulson

Deborah Lastinger

Chaz Dykes   

 

 

Megan Zeitler

Alex Pasut

Nico Remy

David Estevez

Julia Ford

John Baker

SHIMBERG PLAYHOUSE @ THE STRAZ CENTER

BOX OFFICE: (813) 229-7827

October 14  |  7:30 pm

October 15  |  2:30 pm

October 15  |  7:30 pm

October 16  |  2:30 pm

October 21  |  7:30 pm

October 22  |  2:30 pm

October 22  |  7:30 pm

October 22  |  2:30 pm

October 28  |  7:30 pm

October 29  |  2:30 pm

October 29  |  7:30 pm

October 30  |  2:30 pm