Annie Get Your Gun
A Musical showing May 19 2017 - Jul 01 2017
This show hits the target with every song and dance! It’s the story of Annie Oakley, one of the Old West’s greatest marksmen, and Frank Butler, who was also renowned for his amazing shooting ability. Both proud and headstrong, they compete against each other and eventually fall in love! It’s tons of fun from start to finish and of course, filled with some of Irving Berlin’s greatest hits! You’re going to love this show!
Directed by: Tim Dietlein
Choreography by: Paul Reid
Music Direction by: Steven Applegate
Show Times: Fri-Sat 8pm, Sat- 3pm, Select Thurs-8 pm, select Sun 3 pm
Show Price: Regular: $32, Senior: $25, Child: $20
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Victoria is proud to be back “home” at the GCT after a successful run playing Mother Superior in Sister Act at the Sierra Repertory Theatre. Audiences may remember her recently as Anna/The King & I, Aldonza/The Man of La Mancha, Abigail Adams/1776, Guenevere/Camelot, Betty Blake/The Will Rogers Follies, and way back in time (1981) Leisl/The Sound of Music, Ann Sullivan/The Miracle Worker, and Margaret/The Hasty Heart.
NATIONAL TOUR: Mother/Ragtime
OTHER REGIONAL CREDITS: Recipient of the Craig Noel Award for Mother Abbess/The Sound of Music and Anna/The King & I. Miss Jane/Floyd Collins (Ovation Award Best Musical Ensemble for small theater), Margaret/Carrie the Musical, Lilly/Kiss Me Kate (Ovation Nomination Actress in a musical), Golde/Fiddler On The Roof, Mamma/Summer of Love, Margaret/The Light In The Piazza, Emma/Jekyll & Hyde, Desiree/A Little Night Music (Inland Theatre Award), Nancy/Oliver, Sarah/Guys & Dolls, Nettie/Carousel, Sarah/Guys & Dolls, Lily/The Secret Garden, Christine/Phantom (Kopit/Yeston), Grace Farrell/Annie, Eliza/My Fair Lady. She also works in music ministry with her talented husband Ralph Mohutsky, Jr. at the San Gabriel Mission in San Gabriel and Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Pasadena. www.ravmomusic.com
City of Angels, Annie Get Your Gun (Broadway National Tours), Guys and Dolls (European Tour), Oklahoma (Westchester, NY), The Desert Song, The Sound of Music (Welk Resort Theatre), The Will Rogers Follies, 42nd St, The Pirates of Penzance (Norwegian Cruise Lines). TV: Another World, Guiding Light. Film: “Magnificent Desolation” (IMAX).
Tom has been blessed to a part of the Glendale Centre Theatre family for three years now. He has played such iconic characters as Henry Higgins, Sherlock Holmes and Ebenezer Scrooge. Tom looks forward to a great run in Annie Get Your Gun, and always my humble thanks and gratitude to Tim.
John David Wallis
John David Wallis is a certified massage therapist and a graduate of UC Santa Barbara with a BFA in Theater. John has performed at the Glendale Centre Theatre as Max in The Andrews Brothers, Charlie Davenport in Annie Get Your Gun, Lord Evelyn Oakleigh in Anything Goes, Stewpot in South Pacific, Jacey Squires in The Music Man, Rolls in The Princess and the Pea, and Theodore in Cinderella. Other credits include: Frederick in Young Frankenstein at DOMA Theatre Co., Mr. Mushnik in Little Shop of Horrors at Summer Repertory Theater; Sky Masterson in Guys & Dolls at West Valley Playhouse.
Amanda Reed Bailey
Favorite credits: A Christmas Carol (Topper’s Girl), Agnes of God (Agnes), Nunsense (Sister Mary Leo), Elephant Man (Miss Sandwich), A Chorus Line (Cassie), Hello Dolly (Irene Molloy), 9 to 5 (Missy), Cinderella (Stepmother), and Lohengrin at LA Opera. Amanda has sung on Ellen and provided voice overs for various movies, commercials and television shows. Thank you to the entire production team and love to my family.
Chief Sitting Bull
Frank is delighted to make his debut at the GCT. Past regional credits include Sancho In Man of La Mancha, Fester Addams In the Addams Family, Horton in Seussical, Eddie/Dr.Scott In The Rocky Horror Show. Frank Has Traveled all over the USA , Asia and Europe singing classical repertoire as well as american standards. Thank you to the creative team and my support system. Love ya monkey.
Ted is delighted to once again be performing with his new GCT family. Feel free to “BOO, HISS and HATE” Ted in his portrayal of Bastien André in Mark Twain’s Is He Dead?. Having opened this season playing Harold Gorringe in Black Comedy, Ted went on to play Wilson and Pawnee Bill in Annie Get Your Gun. After graduating from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Theater Arts, Ted starred in the horror cult-classic, Hard Rock Zombies. Ted has been in front of and behind the scenes in film, television and theater most of his life. Ted’s favorite roles include Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Matt in The Fantasticks, the quartet Baritone in the Music Man and the M.C in Cabaret.
Summer is so excited to be part of this amazing cast and show! Summer was last seen at the GCT as Deborah Sue in the teen ensemble of Bye Bye Birdie. Other GCT credits include King and I (Little Eva) and five seasons of Christmas Carol playing roles such as Little Fan, Carol Cratchit, and Belinda Cratchit. Other favorite credits: Ruthless! The Musical (Tina Denmark) with Ophelia Jump Productions, Garden Party in History Lit (Laura) with Unbound Productions, and Annie with Colburn at Zipper Hall in downtown Los Angeles. Summer is currently in the 7th grade at Millikan Performing Arts Academy in the musical theatre program, where she recently appeared in Spamalot as the Historian. In the fall, Summer will be attending California School of the Arts, sister school to OCSA, where she will be in the musical theatre conservatory. When Summer is not working, she loves studying voice and acting, along with ballet (en pointe), tap, jazz, modern, and contemporary at Inspire Dance Studio L.A. Summer is certified in babysitting and kitten bottle-feeding, and loves to volunteer or play with her pets and siblings, if she’s not doing homework! Many thanks to all her teachers, Mom, Dad, Molly, Brody, Uncle Steve, and Uncle Tony for all their love and support! Enjoy Annie Get Your Gun!
Belle is thrilled to be performing again at the GCT. This is her 2nd show with the GCT last appearing as Little Fan in A Christmas Carol 2016. Some of her theater credits include: Amaryllis, for Music Man at the Sundance Outdoor Theater in Sundance, UT. Alice, for Alice in Wonderland and Flounder, for Little Mermaid both at Hale Center Theater in Orem, UT. She has a love for performing and attending musical theater. She also enjoys being involved in the film and TV industry. She has a passion for acting, singing, and dancing as well as playing the piano, harp, ukulele, and drawing. I’d like to thank my Mom and Dad for all that they do to support me and my dreams. I wouldn’t be here today without their guidance and support as well as the support of my brothers and sister. I am also very grateful for all the directors and coaches I have been able to work with over the years that have taught me so much.
Jessie is 7-years-old. This is her GCT debut, and she is thrilled and honored to be performing with this talented cast! She acted in her first theater production with La Canada Junior Theater when she was only four-years-old, and she fell in love with the stage! Her favorite roles include: Gavroche in Les Miserables, Chip in Beauty and the Beast, Michael in Peter Pan, and Little Jake in Annie Get Your Gun. (Jessie is excited to finally play a girl part in this production!). Jessie has also performed in ballet productions with California Contemporary Ballet including The Legend of Jack Frost and Rumpelstiltskin and the Merchant’s Daughter. Jessie has also recently found a new love of film and television, and she has been working on many exciting film projects in between GCT rehearsals! Jessie’s other interests include ballet, tap dance, gymnastics, aerial silks, piano, and art. Jessie wants to thank her family, friends, and teachers for their love and support while she does what she loves! And a big thank you to all of you who came to this show and supported the arts!
This is Yates’s first production with the GCT and he could not be more excited!! He is delighted to be in a show with his older sister Belle. Some of his favorite roles to date are: Christmas Carol, The Musical (Tiny Tim), Newsies Review (Les), Les Miserables (Ensemble). He is thrilled to be able to be part of such an amazing production and work with such a great cast!! Hope you all enjoy the show!! Yates has been bit by the acting bug. Along with musical theater, he also enjoys being involved in the film and TV industry. He loves baseball, swimming, golf, piano, and legos. I’d like to thank my Mom and Dad for all that they do to support me and my dreams. I wouldn’t be here today without their guidance and support as well as the support of my brothers and sisters. I am also very grateful for all the directors and coaches I have been able to work with over the years that have taught me so much.
The story of Jordan as a performer began at the age of 6, as a Siamese prince in The King and I. Raised in a family that was heavily involved in music and theatre, Jordan began acting on stage and performing in choral ensembles from a young age. This foundation was strengthened throughout high school, where he graduated with honors in performance. Jordan went on to study music and theatre in England, at Pasadena City College, and at Vanguard University. Recent roles include: Joe in The Pajama Game with the Shakespeare Club, Mortimer in Arsenic and Old Lace for the GCT, Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music for Burbank Community Theater, and Snoopy for the Glendale Stepping Stone Players production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. Other highlights from his performing career would be Fagin and Bill Sykes in separate productions of Oliver!, Willard Hewitt in Footloose, and Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Annie Get Your Gun is Jordan Byers’ 5th show at the GCT. Previous GCT productions include The Scarlett Pimpernel, Sleeping Beauty, Guys and Dolls, and Arscenic and Old Lace. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Ashley is grateful to make her GCT debut! She is finishing her AA degree in Theatre Arts at Citrus Community College and has found an even stronger passion for theatre arts than she could imagine. She has starred in Grease, Hairspray, Mary Poppins, Funny Girl, and Pajama Game. With this new opportunity to appear in Annie Get Your Gun, it is another great show marked on her resume as a production she is pleased to have had the chance to be in. Enjoy the Show!
Kevin is very excited to be in Annie Get Your Gun. He was last seen in Glendale’s Anything Goes. Kevin’s other credits include Damn Yankees (Smokey), Man of La Mancha (Pedro), Sound of Music (Rolf), West Side Story (Diesel), Will Rodgers Follies (Wrangler), and How to Succeed in Buisness Without Really Trying. Kevin would like to thank his family for all there love and support, especially his beautiful wife Libby.
Jordan is thrilled to be a part of his second show here at the GCT. After playing Jean Luc in last year’s production of Beauty and the Beast, he knew this was his home. Previous Credits include: The Fantasticks (Matt), Oliver! (The Artful Dodger), Joseph and the…. Dreamcoat (Joseph), Li’l Abner (Marryin’ Sam). Film Credits include X-Men: Days of Future Past, keep an eye out for him next time you watch it. Let’s Go on With The Show.
Andreas is delighted to be making his debut with the GCT. Credits: Hairspray (Sketch), Ragtime (Houdini/Ensemble), and Addams Family (Ancestor) with Tibbies Center Stage; Les Miserables (Courfeyrac, u/s Marius) Regional Tour and (Enjolras) Center Stage Inc; West Side Story (Diesel) LKTPAC; Beauty and the Beast (Ensemble) Chance; Chess: The Musical (Anatoly) A.R.T.; In The Heights (Ensemble); Little Mermaid (Scuttle) The Grove; and Celebrate You! MTW. www.Andreaspantazis.com
Paul is excited to be back on stage danceing for all of you tonight. Paul has performed in countless shows here at the Glendale Centre Theatre, and has choreopgraphed this show for you tonight. Recent choreogrophy credits include: Anything Goes, and My Fair Lady.
Wayne is thrilled to be back on the GCT stage after just finishing being apart of the adult ensemble and quartet in Bye Bye Birdie. He had made such a home of this theatre, he just had to come back! Favorite credits include: John the Baptist/Judas in GODSPELL and Beast in Beauty and the Beast. Along with his love for the theatre, Wayne works at a local Coffee Bean with his best friend, Delaney. He is also a makeup artist, so if you have a wedding, birthday, or any special event you need to look snatched for contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org! He would like to thank his amazing family, friends, and of course God for the wonderful support and opportunities. “There’s no business like show business.” … did anyone see that coming?
Jade is thrilled to be back on the Glendale Centre Theatre stage! She was previously seen two years ago in the Ensemble of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Jade was most recently in the Candlelight Pavilion’s staged reading of My Favorite Year (K.C. Downing). Some of her other past credits include: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Maria Elena Holly), Singin’ in the Rain (Zelda/Ensemble), The Full Monty (Jonie), 42nd Street (Winnie), Delusion: Lies Within (Mary/Ruth), A Funny Thing… Forum (Gemini Twin), and Les Misérables (Ensemble). One of Jade’s favorite credits was sailing though the Caribbean while performing on the Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Fantasy as a Mainstage Singer. Aside from performing, Jade likes working on the creative side of the table as well. Previously she has choreographed for various shows, most recently Santa Clarita Valley International’s High School production of Urinetown. Her most anticipated project is a new feminist musical she is currently writing with her good friend and colleague, Kevin F. Story. For more information, head to patreon.com/atimetospeak. Jade would like to thank her family and friends for their undying support of all of her endeavors, shout out to Meredith Gibbs. She is also a proud graduate of AMDA, from which she earned her BFA in Musical Theater.
Calista Ruiz has been a performer for as long as she can remember! At the age of 5, Calista wrote, directed, and starred in her own productions that she’d put on for anyone that would watch. It was then her mother put her in a dance class and the craziness began. Calista studied everything from Ballet to Flamenco at the Los Angeles Music and Art school, Pasadena City College, and at the Arte Flamenco Centre of Worldance. Calista has performed all over the country with prestigious groups like Samo Dabke Group, Clarita and the Arte Flamenco Dance Theatre, and Stretch Dance Company. She has been a featured dancer on Univision, Telemundo, The Rose Parade, Disneyland, The OC Fair, and ABC. Her other great successes include being the choreographer for the award winning production, Confessions of an Arab Woman, featured at the 2017 Fringe Festival, and being a featured choreographer for LA Unbound’s 2017 Spring Show. Her favorite musical credits include Singin’ in the Rain, Crazy for You, and Paint Your Wagon at the Downey Civic Light Opera, Me and My Girl, My Fair Lady, and 9 to 5, at Glendale Centre Theatre. Calista is also the Artistic Director of her own dance company, Vista and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in technology in education. Calista sends her love and many thanks to her family and friends for their continuous support.
Youca is ecstatic to be back at the GCT. She is originally from Japan and holds degrees in Opera from Musashino Music University (Tokyo) and the Conservatoire of New York Film Academy (Musical Theater). She started her career in Tokyo, portraying Ti Moune in Once On This Island, RENT (Soloist), Songs For A New World (Woman #1), Gang (Cherry). Youca moved to the U.S. in 2008 and in the same year she made her debut in the cast of the opera En Saga as the lead, Marja at Lincoln Center in NYC. Her recent favorite show credits include Miss Saigon (Yvonne) and Les Miserables (Factory Girl) in NYC. At GCT: King and I (Topsy, Loyal Wife) and Guys and Dolls (Hot Box Girl), Christmas Carol, Wizard of OZ. Youca would like to thank the GCT family for this wonderful opportunity. Love to her family in Japan for always supporting her, especially her grandparents.
Libby Snyder is glad to be back at the Glendale Centre Theatre where audiences may remember her from Annie Get Your Gun, Anything Goes, How to Succeed in Business, Crazy For You (Margie), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Sarah Kines), The Will Rogers Follies, Joseph (Mrs. Potiphar), The King and I (Angel/George), A Christmas Carol (Topper’s Girl), Dames at Sea, The Pajama Game, Camelot, or Me and My Girl. Other credits include: 42nd Street (Diane Lorimer), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Gymnasia), Anything Goes (Chastity), Mary Poppins (Annie), Spamalot, The Producers, White Christmas, Brigadoon, Pirates of Penzance, Music Man, The Wizard of Oz, Singin’ In The Rain, and C & C’s Presents (Hot Toddy Tipsy.) Originally from Buffalo, New York, Libby has a degree in Accounting from Niagara University where she played Division I tennis for 4 years. During the day, she works at Innovative Skincare in Burbank. Libby and her younger sister Amy have previously held the title of Second Place Senior Duet/Trio at Showstoppers National Dance Championships. In addition, they were both Tremaine Dance Convention Scholarship winners. Libby enjoys going to the beach, visiting her family, shopping, and hanging out with friends. Libby thanks her family and friends for all of their love and support – especially her wonderful Kevin!
Megan is happy to be returning to the Glendale Centre Theatre. She grew up singing and dancing in Michigan, and since there really is “No Business Like Show Business,” she has taken to Los Angeles to perform. Her favorite moments performing were working for Radio Disney, playing Marcy Parks in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and when she use to compete in Irish step dancing. She would like to thank her friends and family for endless love and support.