1776

September 11 – 14, 2003
(Rain date: 9/15/03 8:00 pm)

Doors open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8:00pm.

Location: Breese Northside Park, 1000 North Main Street, Breese, IL 62230


 

Music & Lyrics Sherman Edwards

Book by by Peter Stone

Based on a concept by Sherman Edwards

 

Crew Members

 

Role Name
Director/Stage Manager Steve Klostermann
Associate Directors Jill Hodapp, Jennifer Klostermann
Choreography Steve Klostermann, Leah Klostermann
Casting Director Lynn Venhaus
Costumes Jennifer Klostermann, Lynne Huelsmann, Leann Klostermann, Virginia Smith, Jason Johnson, with great appreciation to Looking Glass Playhouse
Light and Sound Design Mike Huelsmann
Lighting Technicians Lori Wahl, Jill Hodapp, John Hodapp
Sound Technicians Adam Broeckling, Carol Grapperhaus
Tech Crew Joe Gebke, Braden Henze, Wayne Henze, Mike Huelsmann, Joe Klostermann, Paul Klostermann, Steve Klostermann, Pat Kreher, Greg Kuper, Craig Stoecklin, Deb Stratmann
Set Construction Joe Gebke, Mike Huelsmann, Michael Klostermann, Steve Klostermann, Greg Kuper, John Roane (with thanks to the “Annie” & “Cinderella” set crews)
Set Painting Joe Gebke, Kalynn Keilbach, Becky Klostermann, Elizabeth Klostermann, Jennifer Klostermann, Joe Klostermann, Leah Klostermann, Michael Klostermann, Paul Klostermann, Steve Klostermann, Greg Kuper, Hailey Lowery, John Roane
Props & Set Pieces Vernon Hitz, John and Ron Hodapp, Mike Huelsmann, Becky Klostermann, Jennifer Klostermann, Michael Klostermann, Rich Koerkenmeier, Glenn Netemeyer, Deb Stratmann, and Greg Streetmann
Box Office Betty Henze, Jennifer Klostermann
Concessions/Usher Coordinator Deb Stratmann

 

1776 Pit Orchestra

 

Pat Henrichs Conductor
Mary McIntyre (sp) Flute,Piccolo
Steve Mar Clarinet
Amy Bruce Clarinet
Allison Cassibry Clarinet
Buddy Ferguson Trumpet
Brent Tebbe Trombone
Marge Detmer Keyboard
Colleen Link Bass keyboard
Melissa Faust Percussion
Kami McCall (sp) Percussion

 

Cast Members

 

Character Actor
President JOHN HANCOCK Mike Huelsmann
New Hampshire DR. JOSIAH BARTLETT Joseph Klostermann
Massachusetts JOHN ADAMS Michael Klostermann
Rhode Island STEPHEN HOPKINS Frank Colston
Connecticut ROGER SHERMAN Matt Hustedde
New York LEWIS MORRIS/ROBERT LIVINGSTON Greg Streetman
New Jersey REV. JONATHAN WITHERSPOON Steve Wagner
Pennsylvania BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Bruce Bowman
JOHN DICKINSON Glenn Netemeyer
JUDGE JAMES WILSON Rich Koerkenmeier
Delaware CAESAR RODNEY John Roane
COL. THOMAS MCKEAN Doc Savage
GEORGE READ Andy Orr
Maryland SAMUEL CHASE Andrew Klostermann
Virginia RICHARD HENRY LEE Andy Cassibry
THOMAS JEFFERSON Jim Bright
North Carolina JOSEPH HEWES Milton Luginbuhl
South Carolina EDWARD RUTLEDGE Paul Klostermann
Georgia DR. LYMAN HALL Pat Kreher
Secretary CHARLES THOMSON Chris Stratmann
CONGRESSIONAL CUSTODIAN Steve Klostermann
ABIGAIL ADAMS Rachel Luebbers
MARTHA JEFFERSON Leah Klostermann
LEATHER APRON/ PAINTER Craig Stoecklin
Courier Braden Henze

Special thanks to…

Mater Dei High School, Central Community High School, Wesclin High School, Community Players of Bloomington, Sudholt Sheet Metal, Clinton County Probation Office, Breese City Police and Parks Departments, Beyond the Garden Gate, Klostermann State Farm Insurance, R. Joe Richter Construction, Nathaniel Ribbing, Strat-O-Span Buildings, Poettker Construction, Victorian House Advertising Specialties, Kent Korte Paint Co., Rosie Haukap, Hank Peek, Gerald Schulte, & Colleen Wilkinson. Your cooperation and support makes outdoor theater possible, and Clinton County Showcase is sincerely appreciative!

 


Director: Steve Klostermann

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