Archive for October, 2015

The Emperor and the Nightingale

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

What if Marco Polo brought Commedia dell’Arte back from China along with silk and spaghetti? This is what it would look like.

Scenes from 2013 CTC production of THE EMPEROR AND THE NIGHTINGALE by Hans Christian Andersen, adapted by Gayle Cornelison. Staging and video by Will Huddleston. Choreography by Corinne Bupp and Logan Helm. Set by Paul Valerga and Ralph Ryan. Costumes by Jane Lambert. Lighting by Ben Brotzman. Produced by the California Theatre Center.

Madeline’s Christmas

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Scenes from MADELINE’S CHRISTMAS from Ludwig Bemelman’s book, adapted by Jennifer Kirkeby with music by Shirley Mier, directed by me and produced by the California Theatre Center. It’s my Christmas card to
everybody. Merry Christmas!

Set by Will Lowry, costumes by Jane Lambert, choreography by Kim Saunders, lighting by Ben Brotzman and Eric Johnson, props by Charlie Shoemaker and Lauren Hatten. Produced by the California Theatre Center. Featured performers are Brina Lemke as Madeline, Robert McFletcher as Harsha, Courtney Toepel as Miss Clavel, Callie Bonne as Regine with Jack McCarthy as Martin the Mouse.