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Sept. 19, 2007 - Hastings College to present Ten Nights In A Bar Room
The Hastings College Department of Theatre Arts will present “Ten Nights In A Bar Room,” Thursday – Saturday, Oct. 4 – 6, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m., in Scott Studio Theatre.
The performances are part of the college’s 125th anniversary celebration.
The box office opens Thursday, Sept. 27, and remains open weekdays from 12 to 5 p.m. Call (402) 461-7380, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and non-Hastings College students.
“Ten Nights In A Bar Room” was written by William W. Pratt, and is based on T.S. Arthur’s book What I Saw There, one of the best-selling temperance novels in 1850s America.
The play is a classic of both the temperance movement and melodrama theatre style.
The audience can boo the villain and cheer the hero in an evening of historic theatre.
“Ten Nights In A Bar Room” is directed by George White, professor of theatre arts. Sara Nottage-Tacey, Hastings, Neb., is stage manager, and Carrie Moore, junior, daughter of Lee/Carolyn Petersen, Valentine, Neb., is assistant stage manager.
Mr. Romaine – Corey VomWeg, junior, Hastings, Neb., Wayne/Marcia VomWeg
Sample Swichel – Neil Sorensen, senior, Eagle, Neb., Su Harvey/Kurt Sorensen
Simon Slade – Michael Mahanes, Hastings, Neb.
Joe Morgan – Bob Gilmore, junior, Omaha, Neb., Richard/Christine Gilmore
Harvey Green – Zach Oehm, sophomore, Bellevue, Neb., Suzanne Oehm
Frank Slade – Blake Holen, freshman, Oxford, Neb., Wes/Christa Holen
Willie Hammond – Dillon Beede, freshman, Mitchell, Neb., Charles/Debbie Beede
Mrs. Slade – Sarah Vaughn, senior, Omaha, Neb., Richard/Delores Vaughn
Mrs. Morgan – Jill Haller, freshman, Greybull, Wyo., David/Darla Haller
Mehitable – Franny Myers, freshman, Fallon, Nev., Charles/Mary Myers
Mary – Katti McNally, sophomore, Loveland, Colo., Timothy/Sandra McNally
Crew members: *Denotes crew head
*Anna Kippley, junior, Papillion, Neb., George/Deborah Kippley
Mykky Duncan, senior, Hastings, Neb., Scott/Patrica Duncan
*Luis Ayala, senior, Neligh, Neb., Diego/Tammy Ayala
*Bethany Beavers, senior, Carleton, Neb., Robert/Becky Beavers
Zach Boyd, junior, Hastings, Neb., Robert/Lisa Boyd
Lane Sorensen, senior, Eagle, Neb., Su Harvey/Kurt Sorensen
Melissa Muller, freshman, Aurora, Colo., Glenton/Michelle Muller
*Jeremy Hess, junior, Colorado Springs, Colo., Ronald Hess/Dianne Courter
Dustin Kerr, sophomore, Ayr, Neb., Stephanie Figgins/Jerome Jefferson
Jay Roberts, senior, Las Vegas, Nev., Steven/Cheryl Roberts
Aaron Blackman, junior, Valparaiso, Neb., Susan Blackman/Raymond Blackman
*Jenny Riley, junior, Waverly, Neb., Steven/Elaine Riley
Box Office/Public Relations –
*Dani Bachman, sophomore, Grand Island, Neb., Max/Melanie Bachman
Krista Olson, senior, Blue Hill, Neb., Rodney/Sharon Olson
Ashley Isaac, sophomore, Bradshaw, Neb., Dennis/Sheila Bjerrum
Starlight Fonesca, junior, Hastings, Neb.