School of Theatre Arts to Present The Drowsy Chaperone
April 1, 2014
WHAT: Illinois Wesleyan’s School of Theatre Arts will present their latest production,
The Drowsy Chaperone
WHERE: McPherson Theatre on the Illinois Wesleyan campus
WHEN: The show will premiere at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, with evening performances running
through Saturday, April 12 and a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, April 13. Tickets are available
for purchase at the McPherson Box Office. General admission is $10 for performances
on Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday, and $12 for Friday and Saturday’s performances.
Student admission is $2 with a valid school ID, and seniors will receive a $1 discount.
WHY: The School of Theatre Arts presents four shows at McPherson Theatre every academic
year. The Drowsy Chaperone will cap off the 2013-2014 season.
DETAILS: Based on the book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar, with music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert
and Greg Morrison, the musical tells the tale of a bold Broadway star who tries to
find and keep her true love. It is a parody of American musical comedies of the 1920s.
Cast Members: Elliot Plowman (Man in Chair), Elizabeth Albers (Mrs. Tottendale), Adam Walleser
(Underling), Marek Zurowski (Robert Martin), Will Henke (George), Ian Scarlato (Fedzieg),
Julia Cicchino (Kitty), Steven Czajkowski (Gangster), Nick Giambrone (Gangster), Jordan
Lipes (Aldolpho), Erica Werner (Janet Van De Graff), Jenna Haimes (The Drowsy Chaperone),
Halimah Nurullah (Trix the Aviatrix); Kelsey Bearman, Chris Long, Heather Priedhorsky,
Ian Stewart (Ensemble).
Production Team: Assistant Professor Thomas Quinn (director) Anna Sciaccotta (assistant director),
Visiting Assistant Professor Saundra DeAthos-Meers (music director), Iris Sowlat (dramaturg),
Morgan Latiolais (stage manager), Adjunct Faculty Jessica Riss (choreographer), Associate
Professor Marcia McDonald (costume designer), Matt Hohmann (lighting designer), Professor
Curtis Trout (set designer), Carlos Medina (sound designer).
CONTACT: For additional information, or to reserve tickets, contact the McPherson Theatre
Box Office at (309) 556-3232 or www.iwu.edu/theatre.
Contact: Tia Patsavas ’16 (309) 556-3181, email@example.com