Ruddigore Rehearsal Information
Welcome to Ruddigore
This production will be directed by Joe Andrews, with Choreography by Penelope Freeh and Music Direction by Dr. Randal Buikema.
Link to Joe’s long powerpoint on the concept.
Roles in Ruddigore
|Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd||Seth Tychon Steidl||Jeff Erickson|
|Rose Maybud||Sarah Wind Richens||Sarah Mehle|
|Richard Dauntless||Anthony Rohr||Adam Lowe|
|Mad Margaret||Lara Truiillo||Danielle Long|
|Sir Despard Murgatroyd||Joe Allen||Waldyn Benbenek|
|Dame Hannah||Deb Haas||Mary Gregory|
|Sir Roderick Murgatroyd||Scott Benson||Doug Freeman|
|Zorah||Sarah Mehle||Anna Maher|
|Old Adam Goodheart||Waldyn Benbenek||John Orbison|
|Ruth||Cassie Utt||Kalli McMillan|
Mary Mescher Benbenek ,Maggie Benham, Kelly Danger, Mary Gregory, Shawn Holt, Danielle Long, Anna Maher. Wendy Matsutani, Kali McMillan, Blanka Melbostad, Charlotte Morrison, Sarah Shervey, Rhea Sullivan, Lydia Wildes, Holly Windle
James Brooks, Jeff Erickson, Doug Freeman, Clyde Gerber, Stephen Hage, Gabe Heffernan, Rylan Hefner, Dean Laurance, Adam Lowe, John Orbison, Eric Pasternack, Richard Rames, Thomas Sonneman, Scott Stivers, Thomas Yoder
Full Cast Introductory Rehearsal: Monday, January 20, 2020, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.
Ensemble rehearsals begin promptly at 7:00 pm and run until 10:00 pm on Monday and Thursday nights. The Ensemble will be called to rehearse on Tuesdays, as necessary.
Principal rehearsals will be scheduled by the Directors, and will generally occur, as scheduled, on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 10:00 pm and Saturday mornings from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Principals will be called on Mondays and Thursdays, as necessary.
Rehearsals are held at Lake Harriet Methodist Church, 4901 Chowen Avenue South, Minneapolis, from Monday, January 20, 2020 to Saturday, February 29, 2020.
Directions to rehearsal space – Google Map
Rehearsals will be held at the Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, 1900 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis from Monday, March 2, 20120 to the Thursday, March 12, 2020 Preview Performance. Directions – Google Map
Tech Week: Sunday, March 8, 2020 to Wednesday, March 11, 2020, with the night off on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Estimated call: 6:30 to 11:00 pm.
The Sunday, March 8, 2020 rehearsal is an Understudy Rehearsal. All cast members are called. Estimated call: 6:30 pm.
Preview Performance: Thursday, March 12, 2020. Estimated call: 6:30 pm.
Thursday, March 12, 7:30 pm, Preview Performance
Fridays, March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 7:30 pm, Evening Performances
Saturdays, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 7:30 pm, Evening Performances
Saturday, March 28, 2:00 pm, Matinee Performance
Sundays, March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 2:00 pm, Matinee Performances
The Gilbert & Sullivan Very Light Opera Company performs at the Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, 1900 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis.