The Colony Theatre Company Website InfoSearchContactsLinkstShoppingDirectionsVolunteerJoin the TroupeAccoladesSubscribeActors and StaffHistoryTicketsThe TheatreNewsPast SeasonsCurrent SeasonHomeClickable Image
Season Info

 

On The Twentieth Century
Book & Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Music by Cy Coleman
 


Kurt Boesen, D. Ewing Woodruff, Lego Louis, Patricia Cullen


Director & Musical Staging
Producer
Musical Director
Lead Scenic
Scenic Artist
Curtain Rigging

Master Electrician
Light Rigging
 

Light Programming
Costume Associate
Stage Manager
Light Operation
Spotlight Operators

Sound Operator
House Manager
 


Todd Nielsen
Barbara Beckley
Albert Potts III
Melissa A. Gaspar
Max Ramirez
Robert Fitzgerald
Jeff Riley
Max Ramirez
Melissa A. Gaspar
Judith Lopez
Sarah Weinstein
Donna Simoneau
Brenda Plakans
Peter Falco
Clayton Whitfiled
Dina Franklyn
Donna Dimoneau
Peggy Billow
The Company

ON THE
TWENTIETH CENTURY

Book & Lyrics by
Betty Comden & Adolph Green

Music by
Cy Coleman

Based on Plays by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, and Bruce Millholland

Broadway Production Directed by Harold Prince

Originally produced on the Broadway Stage by
Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, James Cresson, and Martin Richards


CAST OF CHARACTERS (in order of speaking)

Owen O'Malley
Oliver Webb
Train Secretary Rogers
Letitia Peabody Pimrose
Conductory Flanagan
Congressman Grover Lockwood
Anita
Oscar Jaffee
Maxwell Finch
Imelda Thornton
Mildred Plotka/Lily Garland
Bruce Granit
Agnes
Dr. Johnson
Hospital Officers
 
 

Porters
 

Newsboy
Singing Ensemble
 

Kurt Boesen
D. Ewing Woodruff
Chris D. Thomas
Patricia Cullen
Stephen Ryan
Bob Rumnnock
Linda LoPorto
Lego Louis
David Gillam Fuller
Priscilla Taylor
Barbara Passolt
Dink O'Neal
Sonja Alarr
Dina Eiger
Jeff Watson
Teressa Ann McKillop
Max Jacobs
Tom Viveiros
James Cooper
Joshua Kranz
Rodney Peck
Mason Petersen
Sonja Alarr, James Cooper, Latefah DeVoe, Dina Eiger, David Gillam Fuller, Joshua Kranz, Linda LoPorto, Teressa Ann Mckillop, Rodney Peck, Bob Rumnnock, Priscilla Taylor, Chris D. Thomas, Tom Viveiros, Jeff Watson

MUSICIANS

Conductor/Piano/Keyboards
Violin
Reed
Bass
Percussion
Albert Potts III
Janice Banarer
Deborah Avery
Andrew MOrris
Brian Murphy

TIME & PLACE

Chicago Train Station and aboard The Twentieth Century Limited, 
bound from Chicago to New York.1930s.
 

MUSICAL NUMBERS

ACT I


Overture
Stranded
Saddle Up the Horse
I Rise Again Oscar
Indian Maiden's Lament
Veronique
I Have Written A Play
Together
Never
Our Private World
Repent
Mine
I've Got It All
Finale - Act I
 

Orchestra
Ensemble
Oliver, Owen, Letitia, Ensemble
Oscar, Owen & Oliver
Imelda, Mildred
Lily, Ensemble
Conductor
Oscar, Ensemble
Lily, Owen, Oliver
Lily & Oscar
Letitia
Oscar & Bruce
Lily & Oscar
Full Company

ACT II

Entre’acte
Five Zeros
I Have Written A Play (reprise)

Sign, Lily, Sign

She's A Nut
 

Max Jacobs
Babette
Last Will And Testament
Life is Like a Train Porters
Finale - Act II Full Company

Orchestra
Owen, Oliver, Oscar, Letitia
Congressman Lockwood,
Dr. Johnson
Owen, Oliver, Oscar, 
Letitia, Bruce, Lily
Conductor, Oliver, Officers, 
Passengers, Owen, Oscar, Bruce, 
Lily
Max Jacobs
Lily, Ensemble
Oscar
Porters, Full Company
Full Company

Read the Tolucan Times review