Billy Bishop Goes To War

Written and Composed by
John Gray

in Collaboration with
Eric Peterson

 

"The further backward you can look,
the further forward you can see."

--Winston Churchill



Billy Bishop Goes to War

Director

Choreography

Musical Director

Set Design

Lighting Design

Production Stage Manager

Costume Design

Sound Design

  Properties

Marketing/Public Relations

Technical Director

Master Carpenter & Set Construction

Lighting Crew

 

 

 

 

Scenic Artist

Lighting Operator

Sound Engineer

Stage Crew

Follow Spot Operator

Production Photographer

Cover Art

David Rose

Cate Caplin

Jeffrey Rockwell

David Potts   

Jeremy Pivnick

Leesa Freed

A. Jeffrey Schoenberg

Drew Dalzell

MacAndME

David Elzer/Demand PR

Robert Kyle


Derek Bjornsen

Danny Barbosa

Brian Cordoba

Kathryn Horan

James King

Sean Kozma

Alex Callie

Spencer Howard

Patricia Cardona

Andrea Dean

Katherine Horan

Michael Lamont

From a painting by Robert Karr


Cast

 

THE PIANO PLAYER

BILLY BISHOP

     and Seventeen Other Characters

Jeffrey Rockwell



Larry Cedar


 

Billy Bishop Goes to War is based on a true story, and all of the people and events described in the play are historically documented.

 

SCENE

1941
A Veterans' Hall in Ontario.
 
1914-1918
Various locations in Canada, England, France,
and the skies over the Western Front.

 
SONGS
  
ACT I

We Were Off to Fight the Hun
December Nights
Champagne and Vermouth
Nobody Shoots No One in Canada
Lady St. Helier
Flying Canadian
In the Sky
 
ACT II

The Bold Aviator
The Lovely Helene
Friends Ain't Supposed to Die
How Can You go Back Home
The Empire Soire
They Were Off to Fight the Hun
In the Sky (Reprise)


With Special Thanks to

Burbank Chamber of Commerce, City of Burbank, Jeff Corum, Pomodoro Cucina Italiano, Heidi Cundle, Matthew Hoffman
Linda M. Tross, Wadler Data Systems, Inc., Eleanor Wood

 
The Colony would like to acknowledge
the support and assistance of:

 

Roger Cusumano, Vic Georgino, Michael Hastings, Jack O'Neill, Sunder Ramani