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Productions, 2006 - 2007 

 The Merry Widow 

Music by Franz Lehar
Libretto by Viktor Leon and Leo Stein
Adapted from a play by Henri Meilhac
Directed by Mitra Sadeghpour
Conducted by Nobuyoshi Yasuda
Choreography by Toni Poll-Sorensen
Costume Design by Heidi O'Hare
Lighting Design by Kevin D. Gawley
Scenic Design by Kevin D. Gawley
Sound Design by Arthur F. Gulig
Hair/Make-up Design by *Erin Kenneavy and *Katie Lebrun
* denotes student designers

Gantner Concert Hall
February 22-24 & March 1-3
at 7:30 p.m.
March 4 at 1:30 p.m.

"The Merry Widow" Photo Gallery

One of the world's most popular operettas, The Merry Widow delights with the opulent sights and sounds of Paris at the turn of the nineteenth century. The fabulously wealthy Hanna Glawari, a citizen of the fictional country of Pontevedro, has recently been widowed. To avoid her millions leaving Pontevedro, the suave Count Danilo and other members of the Pontevedrian embassy must prevent her from marrying a foreigner. The pursuit--and fun--commences...

A captivating musical score filled with exuberant waltzes and irresistible melodies, The Merry Widow will capture your imagination and your heart.

The Merry Widow Cast
Hanna - Stephanie Holte
Danilo - Reid Larsen
Valencienne - Amanda Verstegen
Camille - Kevin Newell
Zeta - Luke Wolfe
Cascada - Kyle Robl
St. Brioche - Mark Lundin
Kromov - Aaron Verber
Bogdanovitch - Chris Goltz
Pritchitch - John Turba
Njegus - Tim Jacobs
Olga - Lauren Tompkins
Praskovia - Allison Wells
Sylviane - Amy Stanfield
Grisettes:
Caitlin Nelson, Sarah Meddaugh, Amy Stanfield, Chelsea Dahm,
Andrea Fuss, Tara Metcalf
Chorus & Household Staff:
Tammie Delveaux, Tara Metcalf, Dominique Sicard, Abby Bordak,
Emily Worzalla, Emily Weber, Angela Nieman, Andrea Fuss,
Stephanie Benson, Kristine Becker, Tony Meehl, Jonas Hacker,
Eddie Neve, Pat Dolan, Ben John, Dave Peet
Dance corps/feature dancers:
Chelsea Dahm, Sarah Meddaugh, Caitlin Nelson, Sheena Thompson,
Ashley Geitz, Monika Zinter, Ryan Metcalf

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