The Sorcerer & Thespis

April 15 - 17, 1954
April 24 (Rackham Auditorium)

Jerry Bilik
Clarence (Dude) Stephenson

"THESPIS" written by W. S. Gilbert with music composed by Jerry Bilik

Apollo Dave Dow
Diana Mary Ann Belin
Jupiter Ara Berberian
Daphne Joanne Wilson
Mercury Jimmie B. Lobaugh
Mars Sidney Straight
Thespis Alan Crofoot
Nicemis Dawn Waldron
Sparkeion John Geralt
Pretteia Katy Micou
Sillimon Robert Brandzel
Timidon Richard Booth
Preposteros Ralph Wolfstein
Stupidas Jerry Berman
Cymon Neal Hillerman
Tipseion George Gates

Chorus of Stars and Mortals

"THE SORCERER" written by W. S. Gilbert with music composed by Arthur
Sullivan

Sir Marmaduke Pointdextre (an Elderly Baronet) Ara Berberian
Alexis (of the Grenadier Guards-his son) Clarence Stephenson
Dr. Daly (Vicar of Ploverleigh) Alan Crofoot
Notary Sidney Straight
John Wellington Wells (of J. W. Wells & Co., Family Sorcerers)
Jimmie Lobaugh
Lady Sangazure (a Lady of Ancient Lineage) Marion Mercer
Aline (her daughter -betrothed to Alexis) Lyn Tannel
Mrs. Partlet (a Pew-opener) Mary Witham
Constance (her daughter) Nancy Witham

Chorus of Townspeople
Women's Chorus
Becky Badger
Balig Berberian
Arsella Dahl
Margaret Dussling
Margie Erickson
Maryjane Ernst
Sue Goldberg
Barbara Greenblatt
Natalie Grodnik
Sue Hetherington
Ann Jo James
Thelma Kavanau
Doris Kirschner
Phyllis Klein
Marty Taugher
Geri Posen
Joan Wedge

Men's Chorus
Bob Brandzel
Jerry Berman
Dick Booth
Donald Corzine
George Gates
Frank Greene
Grant Hildebrand
Neal Hillerman
Buddy Moore
Fred Scheffler
Donald Seltz
Howard Shapiro
Ralph Wolfstein
Dave Plumer

JERRY BILIK, Conductor

VIOLIN
George Papich, Concertmaster
Carolyn Lentz
Doris Bengtsson
Gloria Defo
Betty Beebe
Margaret Mary Koykka
VIOLA
Grace Cool
CELLO
Judy Jorstad
BASS
Joseph Hanchrow
CLARINET
Edward Banghart
John Baver
OBOE
Barbara Perelman
BASSOON
Waldie Anderson
FLUTE and PICCOLO
Sally Rentschler
FRENCH HORN
Carol Cunningham
Robert Reynolds
BASS TROMBONE
Bruce Whitener
TRUMPET
Emerson Head
PERCUSSION
Jo Anne Rohleder
VIOLA
Jane Stolz

ACCOMPANISTS
Gwendolyn Williams
Carol Drake

ORCHESTRA MGR.
Howard Shapiro

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