Cheaper By The Dozen

February 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 2010

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

Location: Avon Theater, 525 North 2nd Street, Breese, IL 62230

Adapted by Christopher Sergel.

From the book by Frank Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey.

* Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois.


What do you get when you mix a blunt-talking, famous efficiency-expert father and a brilliant, compassionate psychologist mother with twelve rambunctious offspring of various sizes? You get one of America’s all-time best-loved memoirs! Adapted for the stage by Christopher Segal, Cheaper by the Dozen, follows the adventures of a large, irrepressible family unit lead by one of the great pioneers in industrial efficiency who believes “what works in the factory, works in the home.” The hilarious, heartfelt story of growing up Gilbreth has already delighted generations – and it remains as joyous and exuberant as ever.

Dad – Hank Crider
Mother – Perri Wesselmann
Anne – Kayla Georgiafandis
Martha – Kelsey Loddeke
Ernestine – Bridgett Stockmann
Frank – Josh Albers
Bill – Keegan Spirek
Lillian – Paris Hempen
Fred – Margo Lampe
Dan – Keely Voss
Jackie – Madison Ratermann
Mrs. Fitzgerald – Deanna Ratermann
Miss Brill – Theresa Hammel
Dr. Burton – Pat Kreher
Joe Scales – Brandon Ratermann
Larry – Josh MacDonald


Directors – Donna Goetz and Adam Klostermann
Production Assistant – Lori Wahl
Light Designer – Charlie Huelsmann
Set Designer – Pat Kreher
Student Director – Katey Altenbaumer
Makeup – Kristen Paterson and Kayla Moelk
Costumes – Paris Hempen and Jessica Schaefer
Light Board – Kayla Alberternst
Additional Production Staff – Kolten Frey and Molly Hellmann

Director: Donna Goetz

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