Words and Music by RICHARD ADLER and JERRY ROSS
Book by GEORGE ABBOTT and DOUGLASS WALLOP
Based on the novel by Douglass Wallop "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant"
July 14 - Aug. 5
Fri. & Sat. at 8PM on July 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, Aug. 4, 5
and Sun., July 23 & 30 at 2PM
directed by Don Bovingloh
musical director Dwayne Condon
choreographer Doreen Rafferty
set design Bill Cone
costume design Molly Farrell-Savage
costuming team Marian Miller, Beverly Regan, Bill Possidento
stage manager Ginger Cutter
assistant stage manager Purvi Dudhedia
produced by Lou Okell
Free preview for senior citizens on Thurs., July 13 at 8PM
Based on the novel, The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop, Damn Yankees the Broadway mega-hit and winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, hits it out of the park! The winning score by Adler and Ross and a devilish book by George Abbot have made this sporty musical comedy a true American classic.
Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd, trades his soul to the Devil, also known as Mr. Applegate, for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. As young baseball sensation, Joe Hardy, he transforms the hapless Washington Senators into a winning team, only to realize the true worth of the life that he's left behind. Joe ultimately outsmarts Applegate, returns to his former self and shepherds the Senators to the World Series.
Lola - Janina Rosa
Applegate - Bob Filipowich
Joe Hardy - Nic Calabro
Meg Boyd/Dance Swing - Rebecca Pokorski
Joe Boyd/Van Buren - Ted Schwartz
Gloria Thorpe - Rachel Lotstein
Ballplayer - Joe Bagala
Ballplayer - Tony Benedetti
Ballplayer - Brandon Cooper
Ballplayer - Andrew Olson
Doris - Barbara Kessler
Wife/Fan - Wendy Mitchell
Wife/Fan - Morgana kate Watson
Seeking more actors & singers for our ensemble - there's still time to join our winning team! Contact BrookfieldTheatreCT@gmail.com to schedule an audition.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Don Bovingloh's multifaceted 40 year professional career in show business includes: writer, theatre director, acting coach, television producer, as well as an experienced performer in more than 300 appearances in film, television, and theatre in Los Angeles, New York.
For 12 years, Bovingloh was one of the original performing members at the influential GROUNDLING IMPROV THEATRE in Hollywood. Don has appeared on shows as disparate as The Love Boat, Murder She Wrote, Columbo, The Jeffersons, Law and Order, General Hospital, Newhart, Benson, and Alice. A few of his stage acting roles were in Our Town, The Visit, How to Succeed, Phantom of the Opera, Music Man, 42nd Street, Jekyll and Hyde, Love Letters, A Funny Thing...Forum, Mystery of Edwin Drood, Diary of Anne Frank, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Fantasticks, and Company.
Some of Don's directing projects include: Hello, Dolly!, Other Peoples Money, Mame, Sylvia, Mornings at Seven, Funny Girl, Berlin to Broadway, Once Upon a Mattress, Fiddler, Cabaret, Baby at the Pasadena Playhouse, Into The Woods, The Odd Couple, Forum, Inherit the Wind, Jacques Brel, and a record breaking production La Cage aux Folles in Mendocino CA. while also serving as the artistic director.
"Damn Yankees" is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI (mtishows.com).
The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts (View)
184 Whisconier Road
Brookfield, CT 06804
|Minimum Age: 8|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|