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Reitz Memorial High School Theatre Department

presents

little
women
Music by Book by Lyrics by
Kim Oler Sean Hartley Alison Hubbard
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott

DECEMBER 4-7, 2008


REITZ MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
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Due to interference with our audio system, we ask that you please turn off all cell phones.

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director’s note
Welcome to Reitz Memorial High School. My name is Kevin Schenk, and I have
been in charge of publicity for three years. Memorial provides students with the ability
to grow each and every day. The Reitz Memorial High School Theatre Department
welcomes you to our fall musical, Little Women. The sets, props, and costumes are
being used by the actors. We believe that we have the best Theatre Department in
the state of Indiana. Be sure to visit our beautifully designed website, http://mhs.
evansville.net/theatre! We ask that you turn off your stupid cell phones as they not
only cause distraction, but also interfere with our sound system. If you are caught with
a cell phone in use, you will be asked to leave immediately. Thank you and enjoy the
show! Medi, consicit. Accivit; nocum perissidem ius C. Benam inaturs cescesimor at.
Menis, esil verfeco nsidem, ena, consu stabeff ressid deniuss ensulic erris. Valem noctusqui inculoc intescesti sid cone
con dessuli cenduciocci fatanu et; num omnitan trununum, Ti. Habis faciem, ellesis; Catum pl. Natuspi ciemus sidere
effrei imultum atilicam ut L. Hil hocur, trum iu se investercer ipsende facervi ditra? Palabem esciena turopons noveret,
inpris. An tus et auciptem prorei staliciondi issenirma, ompl. Pimodient, senticis. Tori seris manum, C. An volia con senis


Beth Edmondson
Director

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company directors & staff
Mrs. Beth Edmondson Mr. Jacob Wedding
Director Assistant Director

Ms. Andrea Savickis Mr. Al Bragin


Vocal Direction Orchestra Conductor

Mrs. Joan Steffenhagen Mrs. Laura Ackerman


Technical Direction Artistic Direction

Costumer.......................................................................................................................... Mrs. Beth Becker


Directing Assistance......................................................................................................... Ms. Kristi Carroll
Student Directors..................................... Leslie Powell (12), Eric Shoemaker (11), Ashley Woolsey (12)
Stage Manager.........................................................................Rachael McGill (10), Grant Shemonic (12)
House Manager........................................................................................................ Caitlyn Hammack (11)
Light Crew Chiefs..................................................................... Rachel Courtney (12), Katie Wiggins (12)
Sound Chief......................................................................................John Hodge (12), Andrew Kasha (11)
Costume Chief..........................................................................................................Hannah DeWeese (12)
Business & Publcity Manager........................................................................................ Kevin Schenk (12)
Ticket Sales...................................................................................................................Ken & Beth Schenk

Flyer Design................................................................................................... Justin & Christopher Swader


T-Shirt Design................................................................................................................Amanda Nally (11)
Website, Ticket, Program Design................................................................................... Kevin Schenk (12)
Printing..............................................................................................................Mooney Copy Service, Inc.
Photography..................................................................................................... Walker Studio Photography

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bronze business sponsors
School
Artex Uniforms

Slott
Construction

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special thanks to our friends
food Nick Seibert

Mark & Barb Abell


miscellaneous
Cindy Bernardin
Jeanie Bockelman Bob & Carolyn Aylsworth
Karla & Michael Cook Mark & Joan Steffenhagen
Karen Doss Bob & Laura Young
Patrice Finn Tri-M Music Honor Society
Brian & Rita Gallagher
Dan & Susan Hostetler settings
Angela Riddle Jeremy Edmondson
Ken & Beth Schenk Robert John
Becky Sturgeon Forest Park
John Lennon
Laura & Bob Young
Marcia Thomas printing
Gail Wolking Mooney Copy Service, Inc.

costumes
photography
Beth Becker
Walker Studio Photography
Alan Jobe
Castle High School Theatre Department

settings
Jeremy Edmondson
Evansville Eastside Home Depot

printing
Mooney Copy Service, Inc.

photography
WalkerStudio Photography

staff assistance
Ms. Kristi Carroll
Mrs. Gwen Godsey
Mrs. Jan Kahre
Mrs. Barb Klein
Mrs. Lisa Popham
Mrs. Pam Stucke
Mr. Rick Wilgus

instrumental assistance
Kim Van Vorst
Rob Hutchinson

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personal contributors
Bronze /up to $24 Gold /$50 - $99
Carinne Casiño Karla & Michael Cook
Vicki & Mark Dessauer Susan Hostetler
Lily Mattingly Randy, Cindy, & Christy Hupfer
Sandy Morris Ken & Beth Schenk
Teachers & Staff of Holy Rosary School
Silver /$25 - $49
Greg & Laurie Baumer Platinum /$100+
Gwen Godsey Dr. & Mrs. Joseph McConaughy
Lisa Popham The Kasha Family
Andrea Savickis The Wolking Family
Benita Slott Tri-M Music Honor Society
Buffy Wannemuehler

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company group pictures
Female Leads Male Leads

From top left to bottom right: Danielle Gribbins (Aunt March), Su- From top left to bottom right: Kaleb Noblett (Professor Bhaer),
san Doss (Beth), Emily Durchholz (Meg), Gretchen Wolking (Mrs. Luke Bockelman (John Brooke), Preston Edge (Laurie), Alex
Kirke), Annie Baumer (Amy), Christina Bernardin (Marmee), Ka- Young (Father), Dakota Pendle (Mr. Laurence)
tie Finn (Jo)

Student Directors

From left to right: Eric Shoemaker, Ashley Woolsey, Leslie


Powell

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http://mhs.evansville.net/theatre
Stay up-to-date with our upcoming productions.
Purchase tickets, view photos, and much more!

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company group pictures
Female Ensemble

Male Ensemble

From top left to bottom right: Taryn Tennyson, Kendall Young,


Rachel Jochem, Amanda Slott, Stephanie Brandon, Stacy Tarro,
Megan Hostetler, Meghan Gallagher, Nicole Davenport, Gretchen
Wolking, Carrie Woodside, Ellen Marburger, Kelly Sturgeon, Cait-
lin Carter, Mari Cornett
Not pictured: Stacey Thomas

From top left to bottom right: Ryan Guerrettaz, John Kiefer, Will
Riddle, Mark Abell, Eric Shoemaker, Kyle Courtney, Andreas Bre-
men, Martin Durchholz, Chet Riddle, Kevin Schenk
Not pictured: Evan Becker

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company the cast
Jo March.................................................................................................................... Katie Finn (12)
Meg March.................................................................................................... Emily Durchholz (12)
Beth March............................................................................................................. Susan Doss (10)
Amy March........................................................................................................Annie Baumer (11)
Aunt March................................................................................................. Danielle Gribbins (10)
Marmee......................................................................................................Christina Bernardin (11)
Mrs. Kirke.................................................................................................... Gretchen Wolking (11)

Laurie.....................................................................................................................Preston Edge (12)


John Brooke................................................................................................... Luke Bockelman (9)
Mr. Laurence.................................................................................................... Dakota Pendle (12)
Father........................................................................................................................ Alex Young (12)
Professor Bhaer.............................................................................................. Kaleb Noblett (12)

Ensemble

Mark Abell (10) John Kiefer (11)


Evan Becker (10) Ellen Marburger (9)
Stephanie Brandon (11) Chet Riddle (12)
Andreas Bremen (11) Will Riddle (10)
Caitlin Carter (10) Kevin Schenk (12)
Mari Cornett (11) Eric Shoemaker (11)
Kyle Courtney (11) Amanda Slott (11)
Nicole Davenport (10) Kelly Sturgeon (12)
Martin Durchholz (12) Stacy Tarro (10)
Meghan Gallagher (9) Taryn Tennyson (10)
Ryan Guerrettaz (10) Stacey Thomas (10)
Megan Hostetler (10) Carrie Woodside (11)
Rachel Jochem (12) Kendall Young (11)

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company tech crews
Publicity Crew
Kevin Schenk (Chief), Annie Baumer, Hannah DeWeese, Katie Finn

Make-Up & Hair Crew


Cindy Alfaro and Liza Neeley (Chiefs), Kellie Ackerman, Morgan Cochran, Marjorie Daily, Alex Daniels, Hannah De-
Weese, Leah Edge, Annie Gallager, Lauren Godsey, Haley Hawkins, Olivia Heidorn, Sara Humel, Mary Klueh, Ann Lib-
bert, Rachel Massey, Lindsey Phipps, Emily Purdue, Sarah Schiedel, Patty Schulz, Chelsey Wathen, Maddie Woodruff

Costume Crew
Hannah DeWeese (Chief), Laura Farmer, Jasmine Langley

Lighting Crew
Rachel Courtney and Katie Wiggins (Chiefs), Katelyn Cordell, Rebekah Hoffman, Holly Hordynski, Alyssah Loschen,
Amber McDaniel, Jason Patel

Sound Crew
John Hodge and Andrew Kasha (Chiefs), Larry Durchholz, Nick Ebertz, Jake Steffenhagen

Backstage & Special Effects Crew


Rachael McGill and Grant Shemonic (Chiefs), Helen Beckert, Jeanine Cameron, Jarod Evans, Nathan Hoffman, Dan-
ielle Harpe, Matt Tresslar

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company cast biographies
Abell, Mark 10 Bremen, Andreas 11
C/A: Wrestling, Track, Teen Court, Spanish C/A: Cross Country
Club

Alfaro, Cindy 12 Carter, Caitlin 10


PP: A Christmas Carol, Hello Dolly, Alice in PP: A Twist of the Tongue
Wonderland C/A: Cheer, Tiger Pride
C/A: Key Club, Tri-M, Thespians, Spanish
Club, Tiger Pride

Baumer, Annie 11 Cornett, Mari 11


PP: Christmas Chronicles, Give Thanks Amer- PP: Finding Nemo
ica, Alice in Wonderland, Our Town, Ragtime,
Young Abe Lincoln, Cats, A Christmas Carol, C/A: D’Alto Elite, Key Club, Tiger Pride, Dra-
Hello Dolly, Copacabana, BUIHTD, Joseph ma Club, Teens for Life, Art Club, Newspaper,
C/A: Drama Club, Concert Choir, Tri-M, TIDE, Choir
PEERS, Academic Decathlon, Teens for Life,
Jan’s School of Dance, Liturgy, Thespian

Becker, Evan 10 Courtney, Kyle 11


PP: Camelot, Robin Hood, Merlin, Hello Dolly, PP: A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland,
Alice in Wonderland, BUIHTD BUIHTD
C/A: Bowling Team, Track, Guitar C/A: Track, Cross Country

Bernardin, Christina 11 Courtney, Rachel 12


C/A: Swim, Teen Advisory Council, Key Club, PP: A Christmas Carol, Hello Dolly, Alice in
Drama Club, French Club, Latin Club, Tennis Wonderland, BUIHTD
C/A: Key Club (Pres.), National Honor Soci-
ety, Tri-M, Thespians, Band, Snowflake, News-
paper, Drama Club, Spell Bowl, Spanish Club

Bockelman, Luke 9 Davenport, Nicole 10


C/A: Football, Baseball, Drama Club C/A: Tigerette, Student Council, Tiger Pride,
Art Club, Snowflake, Teens for Life, Jan’s
School of Dance

Brandon, Stephanie 11 DeWeese, Hannah 12


PP: BUIHTD PP: Alice in Wonderland
C/A: Key Club, Swimming, Drama Club, Span- C/A: Volleyball, Softball, TIDE, Student Coun-
ish Club, Snowflake cil

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company cast biographies
PP - Previous Performances
C/A - Clubs & Activites
BUIHTD - Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Doss, Susan 10 Guerretaz, Ryan 10


C/A: Tri-M, Concert Choir, Hip-Hop Dance, PP: Romeo and Winifred, BUIHTD, Tempfest
Guitar, Piano C/A: Football, Wrestling, Track & Field, Dra-
ma Club, Art Club

Durchholz, Emily 12 Hammack, Caitlyn 11


PP: Cats, Copacabana, Honk!, A Christ- PP: A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland
mas Carol, Hello Dolly, Alice in Wonderland, C/A: Tri-M, Drama Club, Snowflake, Key
BUIHTD Club, and Debate
C/A: D’Alto Elite, 4-H, Drama Club, Tri-M,
PEERS (Team Leader)

Durchholz, Martin 12 Hodge, John 12


PP: BUIHTD PP: Alice in Wonderland, BUIHTD
C/A: Football, Wrestling, National Honor Soci- C/A: Academic Decathlon, Teens for Life,
ety, Tri-M, TIDE, Snowflake, PEERS, Liturgy Drama Club

Edge, Preston 12 Hostetler, Megan 10


PP: Hello Dolly, Alice in Wonderland, PP: Copacabana, BUIHTD, Joseph and the
BUIHTD, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Dreamcoat C/A: Drama Club, Key Club, TIDE, Piano,
C/A: Tri-M (Vice Pres.), Wrestling, Drama Track
Club, Thespians, Snowflake, TIDE, Boy scouts,
PEERS (Team Leader)

Finn, Katie 12 Jochem, Rachel 12


PP: CATS, A Christmas Carol, Copacabana, PP: A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland,
BUIHTD, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor BUIHTD
Dreamcoat, Outskirts, Guys and Dolls, Leader C/A: Academic Decathlon, Drama Club (His-
of the Pack, The Black Rose torian), Newspaper
C/A: Drama Club, Thespian, Tri-M

Gallagher, Meghan 9 Kasha, Andrew 11


C/A: Drama Club, Key Club, TIDE, Tiger PP: A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland,
Pride BUIHTD
C/A: Marching Band, Drum line, Jazz Band,
Debate, Key Club, Latin Club (Pres.), JSA

Gribbins, Danielle 10 Kiefer, John 11


PP: Alice in Wonderland, BUIHTD C/A: Cross Country, Track, Snowflake, TIDE,
Junior Ments
C/A: Drama Club, PEERS

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company cast biographies
Marburger, Ellen 9 Riddle, Will 10
PP: Robin Hood PP: Alice in Wonderland, BUIHTD
C/A: Key Club, Drama Club C/A: Teens for Life, Track, Drama Club,
D’Alto Elite

McGill, Rachael 10 Schenk, Kevin 12


PP: Alice in Wonderland, BUIHTD PP: Reserve Two for Murder, A Christmas Car-
ol, Alice in Wonderland, BUIHTD
C/A: Drama Club, Spell Bowl, Teens For Life
C/A: Drama Club (Sec.), Thespian, Nation-
al Honor Society, Newspaper, Senior Ment,
PEERS, School Website, Liturgy

Neeley, Liza 11 Shemonic, Grant 12


C/A: Key Club, Tiger Pride, Spanish Club, PP: Alice in Wonderland
Drama Club, Tri-M, Snowflake C/A: PEERS, Tide, Teens for Life, Cross Coun-
try, Track, Drama Club, Senior Ments

Noblett, Kaleb 12 Shoemaker, Eric 11


PP: Amahl and the Night Visitors, Oklahoma!, PP: A Christmas Carol, Hello Dolly, Alice in
Hello Dolly Wonderland, BUIHTD
C/A: Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orches-
tra, Debate (Captain), Tri-M (Pres.), National C/A: Drama Club, Thespians, Key Club, Fu-
Honor Society (Vice Pres.), Tiger Ambassador, ture Problem Solvers, Spanish Club
PEERS (Team Leader), Baseball, Snowflake,
TIDE, Teen Court (Attorney), Guitar, Piano

Pendle, Dakota 12 Slott, Amanda 11


PP: A Christmas Carol, Hello Dolly, Copaca- PP: A Christmas Carol; Hello Dolly; BUIHTD;
bana, Alice in Wonderland, BUIHTD, Joseph Peace, Love, Harmony; Ducktales and Bob-
and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat bysox
C/A: Bowling Team, Drama Club, Thespian C/A: Key Club, Drama Club, Concert Choir

Powell, Leslie 12 Sturgeon, Kelly 12


PP: Honk!, A Christmas Carol, Hello Dolly, Al- C/A: TIDE, Snowflake, Drama Club, Senior
ice in Wonderland, BUIHTD Ments, National Honor Society
C/A: Teens for Life (Pres.), Drama Club (Vice
Pres.), Liturgy, Holy Spirit Choir, French Club,
Snowflake, Thespians, Tri-M, PEERS, Piano

Riddle, Chet 12 Tarro, Stacy 10


PP: Alice in Wonderland, BUIHTD C/A: Key Club
C/A: Track (Captain), Teens for Life, Key
Club, PEERS, JSA, Latin Club, German Club,
Drama Club, Cross Country, D’Alto Elite, Vo-
cal Lessons

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company cast biographies
PP - Previous Performances
C/A - Clubs & Activites
BUIHTD - Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Tennyson, Taryn 10 Woodside, Carrie 11


PP: A Twist of the Tongue PP: Les Miserables, BUIHTD, Gibson County
Theatre Company
C/A: Cheer, Tennis, Tiger Pride
C/A: Teens for Life, Speech, Drama Club

Thomas, Stacey 10 Woolsey, Ashley 12


C/A: Snowflake, Tigerettes, Student Council PP: A Christmas Carol, Hello Dolly, Alice in
Wonderland, BUIHTD
C/A: Student Council (Pres.), Key Club, Drama
Club (Treas.), Thespians, Spell Bowl, Newspa-
per

Wiggins, Katie 12 Young, Alex 12


PP: Reserve Two for Murder, A Christmas Car- PP: Miracle on Bethlehem Street, Jolly Roger
ol, Hello Dolly, Alice in Wonderland, BUIHTD and the Pirate Queen, Reserve Two for Mur-
der, A Christmas Carol, Alice in Wonderland,
C/A: Thespians, Drama Club, Key Club, Teens BUIHTD
for Life, Spanish Club C/A: Baseball, Cross-Country, Student Council
(Chap. & Par.), Class Sec., Ambassador, Spiri-
tual Life, PEERS, TIDE, Teen Court, TAC

Wolking, Gretchen 11 Young, Kendall 11


C/A: Cross Country, Track, PEERS, Snow- PP: Brundibav, Robin Hood, You Ain’t Nothin’
flake, TIDE But a Werewolf, Hello Dolly, BUIHTD
C/A: PEERS, Snowflake, Student Council,
Cheer Coach, Drama Club

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company the orchestra
Flute.........................................................................................................................................................Laura O’Leary
Oboe................................................................................................................................................... Lorinda Gogarty
Clarinet................................................................................................................................................Jillian Belmonte
Stephanie Myers
Bari Sax.......................................................................................................................................................Sam Dippel
Percussion............................................................................................................................................Andrew Lasher
Violin............................................................................................................................................... Ms. Elissa Deusner
Claire Ellis
Hannah Kissel
Kaleb Noblett
Bekah Riedford
Viola...............................................................................................................................................................Ryan Nally
Cello......................................................................................................................................................Mr. Nick Seibert
Bass..........................................................................................................................................................Mr. Ben Oakes
Piano.............................................................................................................................................Mr. Rob Hutchinson

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Conveniently located at 1301 S. Green River Rd.
Evansville, IN

Father Bernie Etienne, Pastor


Mass Schedule
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Providing an Exceptional Education built upon Christian
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show synopsis of songs
Act One Act Two
Overture There’s A World Out There
Jo, Ensemble
Worst Christmas
Jo, Beth, Amy, Meg Doors Are Opening
Jo, Fritz Bhaer
I Will Try
Jo, Beth, Amy, Meg The Mazurka
Amy, Laurie, Ensemble
Christmas Round
Jo, Beth, Amy, Meg, Marmee How’s That For A Story?
Fritz Bhaer
You’re A Lady
Aunt March, Jo Hold On To Me
Jo, Beth
It’s A Ball
Meg, Jo, Amy, Beth, Marmee I Have A Garden
Marmee
One Beautiful Evening
Ensemble, Meg, Jo I’m Not Perfect
Jo, Fritz
That’s Riches
Laurie, Jo Music Of Our Home (Reprise)
Company
One Beautiful Evening (Reprise)
Meg

I Do Not Need A Man


Jo, Laurie, Meg

The Music Of Our Home


Beth, Mr. Laurence

For Father
Marmee, Beth, Amy, Meg, Jo, John Brooke,
Laurie, Mr. Laurence

Fly At Me
Laurie

Full of Love
John Brooke, Meg, Father, Beth, Amy, Jo,
Marmee, Ensemble

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