She Loves Me



She Loves Me

Book by Joe Masteroff

Music by Jerry Bock

Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Directed by

Elaine Meder-Wilgus

Musical Director

Russell Bloom

Scenic Designer

Jon Vickers-Jones

Lighting Designer

Susan L. Polay

Technical Director

Jon Vickers-Jones

Stage Manager

Debbie Meder

Choreographer

Jill A. Brighton

Costume Designer

Edna Rentschler

Audio Designer

Mike Twomley

Apprentice Coordinator

Amber Daughtry

Assistant Stage Manager

Amanda Jones

Performed August 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 2007

ABOUT THE PLAY

“Young man wants young lady. Young lady wants young man.” Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Yet we all know the inherent complexities of fulfilling that simple request. Yesterday, Lonely Hearts Clubs helped us find that magical element of chemistry. Today, dating sites like eHarmony.com offer a new approach to an old industry–although some might say they take all the fun out of it!

Enter Georg Nowack, who’s seeking a young woman to love. He’s a clerk in a parfumerie in 1930’s Budapest, but our setting could just as well be 1950’s middle America. Love transcends clothing and hair styles and always makes a great story. She Loves Me is a great example of this, with a tuneful sophistication seldom seen in musicals of this era. Its story unfolds publicly in Maraczek’s Parfumerie and privately in the hopes and dreams the characters so eloquently express through their songs.

By the way, you may recognize the creative pens behind She Loves Me. They went on to write another little show called Fiddler on the Roof.

Elaine Meder-Wilgus

CAST

Arpad Laszlo…………………………………………..Robbie Hackman

Ladislav Sipos……………………………………….. Jeff Brown

Ilona Ritter…………………………………………… Sally Best Finberg

Steven Kodaly……………………………………….. Scott Stilson

Georg Nowack……………………………………….. Aden Wertz

Mr. Maraczek…………………………………………. Charlie Wilson

Amalia Balash………………………………………… Emily Homan

Keller…………………………………………………… Scott Case

Busboy…………………………………………………. Ryan Kramer

Waiter………………………………………………….. Ethan Gwynn

Chorus………………….. Rob Arnold, Michael Blake, Scott Case,

Loren Ferster, Helen Fleischer, Ethan Gwynn

Amanda Jones, Ryan Kramer, Dan Landers-Nolan,

Theresa Rice, Sarah Robertson, Laura Waldhier