1996/97 Season - Our 47th Year

"Laughter on the 23rd Floor"
"Father of the Bride"
"Damn Yankees"
"Play It Again, Sam"

" Laughter on the 23rd Floor " A Comedy by Neil Simon
Laughter On The 23rd Floor! This was the first show this season, with performances opening Friday, October 4th and running Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through October 18th. Another Neil Simon smash hit.

Directed by Bill Gonzalez. Produced by Guild's Board of Directors.


Jason Pederson as Lucas Glenn Yeck as Milt
Artie Pollack as Val Anthony Smith as Brian
Billy Draper as Kenny Gabriela Sosa as Carol
Christian Fletcher as Max Jennifer Pedersen as Helen
Bob Blau as Ira


Bill Gonzalez Director, Set and Light Design Argelis Wesley Stage Manager and Costumes
Monika Borer Publicity and Promotions Maria Lourdes Bottin Programs and Administrator
Anayansi Vial Finances Jason Gonzalez & Ian Morales Lighting
Javier Barrera Electrician and Sound Daniel Sanchez Set Construction
Valentin Martinez Set Construction and Security Susan Norman Box Office and Reservations
Jerry Hall Memberships
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" Father of the Bride " A Comedy by Caroline Francke

This was the second show this season, with performances opening Friday, February 28th and running Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through March 15th. Father Of The Bride

Directed by Carlos Williams. Produced by Gale Cellucci.


Jay Field as Mr. Banks Susan Norman as Mrs. Banks
Brienne Stansberry as Delilah Joy DeBow as Tammy
Billy Draper as Ben Jennifer Coville as Kay
Adam Ringhof as Buckley Jackie Field as Mrs. Bellamy
Lauren Othon as Buffy Giulia DeMeņa
Ivan Quintero as Massoula Danny DeMeņa as Joe
Doug Garrett as Pete Glenn Yeck as Red
Lauren Othon as Tim's Girl Rosario Barrera as Mrs. Pulitski


Argelis Wesley Stage Manager Bill Gonzales and Carlos Williams Set Design
Bill Gonzalez Lighting Design Javier Barrera Lights and Sound
Ariadne Castrellon Poster & Invitation Design Gale Cellucci Publicity & Program Design
Jorge DeLeon & Art Pollack Photography Gale Cellucci & Joan Manfredo Creative Arts on Set
Rosario Barrera Costumes Susan Norman & Jerry Hall Box Office and Reservations
Board of Directors Gala & Bar
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" Damn Yankees! " A Musical Comedy by George Abbott And Douglass Wallop

Damn Yankees! This was the third show of the season. Performances were Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 16 May through 31 May. This great show would not have been possible without the sponsorship of Nestle Panama. Since the Pacific Theater Arts Center had closed, due to Panama Canal Treaty requirements, and our close association with their operation and the shows many military participants, this show was entered into the U.S. Army's 1997 World Wide FORSCOM Competition and earned the following awards: First Place for Choreography, Costume Design, Supporting Actor (the male chorus), Cameo Performance, Lighting Design and Sound Design; Second Place for Musical Plays, Productions, Musical Direction, Direction, Set Design, Leading Actor & Actress and Supporting Actor and Actress; Third Place for Supporting Actress. Cast & Crew Members who received these awards are indicated with an asterisk following their names below.

Directed by Ted Turnipseed* and JoAnne Mitchell*, Musical Direction by Donna Grubbs*. Produced by Gale Cellucci & Jennifer Rogers

Cast: in alphabetical order

Erik Beyer* as Joe Hardy Linda Dahlstrom* as Lola
Rick Dahlstrom as Smokey Midge Dunning as Madge
Sonny Dyon as Mr. Applegate Jackie Field as Gloria Thorpe
Jay Field* as Joe Boyd Randy Grubbs as Coach VanBuren
Marcia Hashman as Meg Boyd Anita Kerat as PostMistress Hawkins
Barbara Klein as Lynch Ron Leggiereas Welch
Carl Legore* as the Commissioner Danielle Nuņez as Judy
Omaira Rivera as Maria Amy Robertson as Doris
Kevin Robertson as Rocky Jennifer Rogers as Ms. Weston
Rachelle Seegmiller as Sister William Sun as Henry
Chris Tittel as Linville Mariel Velardeas Anita
Ray Warfield as Sohovik


Debbie Diaz on Tenor Sax Thomas Dziadosz on 1st Trumpet
Marvin Grice on 2nd Trumpet Christopher Hollis on Trombone
Toby Knight on Alto Sax Don Mains on Flute, Alto Sax & Clarinet
Adam Ringoff on Percussion Ray Trevino on Bass


Donna Grubbs Music Director Barbara Berger* Choreography
Bob Apold Stage Manager Sonja Lee Pollino Props
Holly Murphy & Charlene Cloutier Stage Crew Bill Gonzalez & Ted Turnipseed Lighting Design
Linda Dahlstrom & Ted Turnipseed Set Design Javier Barrera & Billy Draper Lights & Sound
Jennifer Rogers Graphic Arts Gale Cellucci Photography
Barbara Berger, Linda Dahlstrom & Rachel Berger Costume Design Susan Norman Box Office & Reservations

Set Construction: Bill Gonzalez, Daniel Sanchez, Valentin Martinez, Ted Turnipseed, Jennifer Rogers, Kevin Robertson, Jason Pederson, Jason Gonzalez, Darren Coffee, Randy Grubbs, Erik Beyer, Ray Warfield, Rolando Jimenez, Jay Field, Jackie Field, Omaira Rivera, Danielle Nuņez, Bob Apold, Amy Robertson, Anita Kerat, and Ray Samuels.
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" Play It Again, Sam! " A Comedy by Woody Allen

This was the fourth show of the season. Performances were Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 16 August through 30 August. Previously done by the same director,with the same BOGEY in 1971 at the Guild. Play It Again,Sam!

Directed by George Scribner and Produced by Bill Gonzalez


Robert Blau as Allen Felix Gabriela Sosa as Linda
Sam Scribner as Bogey Jennifer Pederson as Nancy
Christian Fletcher as Dick Patricia Planells as Gina
Stephanie Wolf as Dream Sharon Maria Claus as Vanessa
Marthe Vandenberghe as Museum Girl Maritza Lantry as Sharon Lake
Argelis Wesley as Club Girl Cristina Brandenberg as Barbara Tyler


Argelis Wesley Stage Manager Rosario Barrera Production Assistant
George Scribner Set Design Javier Barrera Lights
Art Pollack Photography Bill Gonzalez & Javier Barrera Special Effects
Jason Pederson Sound Rosario Barrera Costumes
Jerry & Caroline Hall Box Office & Reservations
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