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Portland, Oregon
January 14th, 2001
Staged Reading

Russell Street Theatre
116 NE Russell

Sunday at 7:00 pm


Directed by Ben Plont

CAST:
Dasher ............. Ben Plont Cupid .............. Kam Sisco Hollywood .......... Dave Sparks Blitzen ............ April Magnussen Comet .............. Paul Floding Dancer ............. Nanette Pettit Donner ............. Mark Frazer Vixen .............. Lori Ferraro


 



Marquette University - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
March 18 & 19, 2001

Lalumiere 175
Brooks Hall

Sunday at 7:00; Monday at 9:00


Dasher ............. Ryan Miller
Cupid .............. Mark Boergers
Hollywood .......... Alexis Aguilu-Hernandez
Blitzen ............ Kelly Pantzlaff
Comet .............. Chelsea Mayer
Dancer ............. Kristen Kokott
Donner ............. Martin Kamenski
Vixen .............. Sarah Skvara

Director:  Christopher P. Cupples
Stage Manager:  Jean M. Falkenthal
Lighting Designer:  Alan Chlebowski

 


Portland, Oregon
July 13th & 14th, 2001

Russell Street Theatre
116 NE Russell

Festivities begin at 7:00 pm


Second Christmas in July Benefit
featuring a performance of
The Eight
by Jeff Goode / directed by Ben Plont

CAST:
Dasher ............. Ben Plont Cupid .............. Kam Sisco Hollywood .......... Dave Sparks Blitzen ............ April Magnussen Comet .............. Paul Floding Dancer ............. Nanette Petit Donner ............. Mark Frazer Vixen .............. Lori Ferraro


 


Arena Players - Farmingdale, New York
November 9th - December 16th, 2001

Arena Players Second Stage Theatre
296 Route 109

Fridays & Saturdays at 9:00 p.m.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

digitalcity review Newsday review

Directed by Joan St. Onge

set - Fred Sprauer
lighting - Al Davis
costumes - Lois Lockwood

CAST:
Dasher ............. Brian Gregory Cupid .............. Julian Christopher Hollywood .......... Julian Christopher Blitzen ............ Millie Michaels Comet .............. Daniel Frick Dancer ............. Millie Michaels Donner ............. Brian Gregory Vixen .............. Sarah Moore


 



Das Theater Combinale - Luebeck, GERMANY
November 17th - December 22nd, 2001


Die Acht: Rentier-Monologe
Gespannt sein darf man auch auf "Die Acht", eine deutsche Uraufführung:
Die Weihnachtsgeschichte aus der Perspektive der acht Rentiere erzählt, die Santa Claus über den amerikanischen Himmel ziehen.
Wir haben uns viel vorgenommen und wünschen uns, dass Sie uns (mit guten Vorsätzen und weiter) auf unserem Weg in den Theaterhimmel begleiten.

Dancer/Vixen: Katreen Hardt
Blitzen/Comet: Sigrid Dettlof
Donner/Prancer: L. Christian Glockzin
Dasher/Cupid: Knut Friedrich

Künstl. Leitung: L. Christian Glockzin
Bühne: Angelika Winter
Übersetzung: K. Hardt und S. Dettlof
Technische Einrichtung: Migo Eichholz

 



Adobe Theatre Company - New York, New York
November 28 - December 22, 2001

The Ohio Theatre
66 Wooster Street in Soho (between Spring & Broome)
Wednesday - Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand, THE EIGHT returns to the adobe theatre company for a limited engagement November 28 - December 22. Directed by Jeremy Dobrish, THE EIGHT is Frosty The Snowman meets A Current Affair - a holiday show only the Addams Family could love.
The New Yorker

adobe theatre company

jeremy dobrish, artistic director
christopher roberts, producing director

present

The Eight: Reindeer Monologues
by Jeff Goode

with

Arthur Aulisi*, Jeremy Brisiel*, Frank Ensenberger*, Vin Knight*, Kathryn Langwell*, Nina Hellman*, 
Erin Quinn Purcell*, and Mather Zickel*, 

Set design                              Steven Capone+
Lighting design                     Michael Gottlieb+
Costume Design                   Erin Quinn Purcell
Sound Design                        Jill B.C. DuBoff

Stage Manager                     Annalies Echols*

Press Representative    Jeffrey Richards

General Management
PERFORMANCE ASSOCIATES/Dominick Balletta

Directed by
JEREMY DOBRISH


 


U-Rock Players Theatre - Janesville, Wisconsin
November 29th - December 2nd, 2001

Kirk Denmark Theater

Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sunday at 2 pm.


 


Theatre on a Shoestring - Burlington, Vermont
November 29th - December 8th, 2001

The FlynnSpace
November 29-30 at 7:30pm

The Shoebox Theatre
135 Pearl Street
December 6-8 at 8pm


Cast:
Dasher...........................Neil Twohig
Cupid............................Bob Martin
Hollywood........................Phil Gambardella
Blitzen..........................Andee Matthews
Comet............................Mark Myers
Dancer...........................Debra Brewbaker
Donner...........................Neil Twohig
Vixen............................Alicia Russo

Director
Dean Pratt

Assistant Directors
Bob Martin and Ken Wyman


 


Los Angeles, California
November 30th - December 8th, 2001

1516 N. Gardner

Nov. 30th (8:00pm)
Dec. 1st (8:00pm)
Dec. 2nd (2:00 & 8:00pm)
Dec. 7th (8:00pm)
Dec. 8th (8:00pm)


Cast and Crew

Dasher: TODD TRULEY
Cupid: GARY ANTHONY WILLIAMS
Hollywood: MARK ANTANI
Blitzen: VICTORIA CHARTERS
Comet: MATT FERRUCCI
Dancer: DIORA BAIRD
Donner: JOHN ROCHA
Vixen: HEATHER BROWN

Musician: JEANNIE ROSHAR

Directed by QUINT STRACK

Produced by KRIS WARREN & NATHAN J. LE PAGE

Written by JEFF GOODE

Set Design by JEFF BELL
Costume Design by HEATHER BROWN
Art Design by ERIC CHUAN


 



Spotlighters Theatre - Baltimore, Maryland
November 30 - December 22, 2001

Spotlighters Theatre
817 St. Paul Street
Friday and Saturday Late Night (10:30 PM)

  • Critic's Choice - Baltimore City Paper - (Top 10 Plays of 2001)
  • Baltimore CityPaper Baltimore CityPaper year in review

    directed by
    Caroline E. Summers

    and featuring
    Rodney S. Bonds
    Jessica A. Conway
    Jayson J. Fricke
    Ina Hamburger
    Bill Hardy
    Leslie C. Wieczorek
    Archie D. Williams, Jr.
    Wayne Willinger


     


    Knock Your Socks Off - Salt Lake City, Utah
    November 30th - December 22nd, 2001

    Trolley Square Live

    Fridays & Saturdays at 9:30 p.m.

    Call (801) 942-KYSOff (5976) for tickets.



    KYSOff Comedy Improv presents...
    "THE EIGHT: Reindeer Monologues" by Jeff Goode
    and "Guacamole Sunrise", an original long form improvisation!

     


    Pasadena, California
    December 1st, 2001 - January 13th, 2002
    Knightsbridge Theatre
    Braley Building
    35 S. Raymond Avenue
    Saturdays at 5:00 p.m., Sundays at 6:00 p.m.

    CAST OF CHARACTERS
    Dasher ............. Joseph Stachura Cupid .............. Christopher Michaels Hollywood .......... Perry Carter Blitzen ............ Stacy Katzin Comet .............. Michael Naughton Dancer ............. Amber Poklar Donner ............. Tony Matthews Vixen .............. Shari Shattuck

    TECHNICAL STAFF
    Joseph Stachura ............. Producer Shari Shattuck .............. Director Art Oden .................... Assoc. Producer Chris Covics & Teddy Lowe ... Lights & Sound Christopher Michaels ........ Set Design Karyn O'Bryant .............. Publicity Peter Finlayson ............. Graphic Design Benjamin Hoppe .............. Program Design


     



    Rocket Theatre Company - Manchester, Ormskirk, Darwen & Bury, ENGLAND
    December 2nd - 17th, 2001

    Sunday 2 - Jongleurs Comedy Club, (Chorlton Street, Manchester)
    Wednesday 5 - Rose Theatre, Edge Hill, (St. Helens Road, Ormskirk)
    Friday 7 - Darwen Library Theatre, (Knott Street, Darwen)
    Sunday 9 - Jongleurs Comedy Club, (Chorlton Street, Manchester)
    Monday 10 - Jongleurs Comedy Club, (Chorlton Street, Manchester)
    Sunday 16 - Bury Met Arts Centre, (Market Street, Bury)
    Monday 17 - Jongleurs Comedy Club, (Chorlton Street, Manchester)


    Directed by Martin Harris.
    Cast: Steve Wallis, Jack Lord, Joanne Dakin.
    Lighting Designer: Iain Dennis.

     


    Springfield, Missouri
    December 5th & 6th, 2001
    OBSOLETE link: SMSU's University Theatre
    Balcony Theatre

    Wednesday & Thursday at 7:00 p.m.


    FIRST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PRESENTATION
    Join us for a night of Christmas fun! December 5 and 6 at 7:00pm 
    in the Balcony Theatre come enjoy THE EIGHT: REINDEER MONOLOGUES, 
    directed by Amy Etcheson. This production is hosted by UT in support 
    of the Clint Overstreet Memorial Fund. Tickets are $5 and are available 
    in the Theatre and Dance Office (Craig 355). Seating is limited, 
    so we suggest you buy your tickets in advance. 

     


    Stage Q
    Madison, Wisconsin
    December 6th-22nd, 2001

    In the Evjue Theatre of the Bartell
    113 E. Mifflin Street

    Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30
    Saturdays at 7:30 and 9:00

    poster
    Directed by Michael Bruno

    CAST:
    Dasher ............. John Kremm Cupid .............. Jeffrey Brunnbauer Hollywood .......... Beth Shippert Blitzen ............ Shoshanna Hill Comet .............. Donn Moen Dancer ............. Melissa Nearman & Carrie Aikman Donner ............. Kent Walker Vixen .............. Stephanie Monday Understudy ......... Sarah Carroll Understudy ......... Karen Saari Michael Bruno Director Thomas McClurg Producer, Artistic Director Jessica Myrbo Lighting Design Steve Noll Sound Design, Marketing David Lauritzen Costumes, Props Dale Decker Sound Operator Paul Giuliani Technical Coordinator Greg Greenwald Graphic Design


     


    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    December 7 & 8, 2001

    (aka Actors Warehouse Studio)
    8051 B North Classen

    Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m.


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    Groton, Connecticut
    December 7th-9th & 13th-15th, 2001
    Avery Point Playhouse
    1084 Shennecossett Road
    Groton, CT

    CAST & CREW
    Danny Telgarsky - Dasher
    Chris Mahn - Cupid
    Fabio Iannella - Hollywood
    Isabel Hinman - Blitzen
    Frank Lockwood - Comet
    Laura Winsor Attanasio - Dancer
    Warren P. Scholl - Donner
    Christie McNeil - Vixen
    Pat Young - Rudolph
    Shane Valle - Rock Adams
    Kevin Lynch - Producer
    Catherine Dodge - Stage Manager
    Ben Conniff - Gus P. Head

    Director - Shane Valle
    Stage Manager - Catherine Dodge
    Assistant Stage Manager - Jaime Smith
    Lights and Sound - Chris Dodge
    Sound Design - Pat Young
    Props and Costumes - Kim Kotzan
    House Manager - Kim Kotzan


     


    The Alternative Theater - Fort Wayne, Indiana
    December 7th-16th, 2001

    The Loft
    1126 Broadway

    Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 7:30 p.m.


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    Fly-By-Night Entertainment - Boston, Massachusetts
    December 7th-22nd, 2001

    Theatre1 - South End
    The Bates Art Resource Center
    731 Harrison Avenue
    Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm


    Directed by Josh Pritchard

    CAST:
    Dasher ............. Robert-Bruce Serafin Cupid .............. Anthony "T-Bob" Bodin Hollywood .......... Deborah Shansky Blitzen ............ Sarah Baskin Comet .............. Darrick Jackson Dancer ............. Kristy Pace Donner ............. Randall Milholland Vixen .............. Claire Shinkman


     


    Queen City Off Broadway - Cincinnati, Ohio
    December 7th-22nd, 2001
    Extended through December 29th

    Cabaret Upstairs at Carol's
    Carol's on Main
    825 Main St.

    Friday & Saturday at 7:00 and 9:30
    Sunday at 7:00

    DigitalCity Cincinnati Cincinnati Enquirer

    Directed by Lyle Benjamin and Carrie Ellen-Zappa

    CAST:
    Dasher ............. Brian Fardo Cupid .............. Hollywood .......... Bill Keeton Blitzen ............ Missy Matherne Comet .............. Curtis Shepard Dancer ............. Gina Cerimele Mechle Donner ............. Gary Robinson Vixen .............. Lynn Meredith


     



    AriesWorks Entertainment - Des Moines, Iowa
    December 9th-22nd, 2001

    Beaverdale Social Club
    2712 Beaver Ave.

    Sunday, Dec. 9th at 3:00
    Tuesday, Dec. 11th at 8:00
    Thursday, Dec. 13th at 8:00
    Saturday, Dec. 15th at 10:30
    Sunday, Dec. 16th at 3:00
    Tuesday, Dec. 18th at 8:00
    Saturday Dec. 22nd at 10:30

    Des Moines Register

    Featuring:
    Jeffrey Campbell, Jill Fouts, J.P. Richardson, Dawn Schmidt, Aaron Smith, James Serpento, Jamie Kay Wagner and Steve "Round Guy" Pilchen

     



    Combo Plate No. 8 - Fitchburg, Massachusetts
    December 11th-15th, 2001

    at House of Brews in Fitchburg
    December 11 at 8 p.m.

    at Via Roma in Lunenburg
    December 14 and 15 at 10 p.m.


    CAST:
    Dasher ............. Jesse Tarbell
    Cupid .............. Jamie Blanchard
    Hollywood .......... Brian Maddern
    Blitzen ............ Amy Comeau 
    Comet .............. Randal Hennemuth
    Dancer ............. Katie Letien
    Donner ............. Shane Desmond
    Vixen .............. Danielle Desmarais
    

     


    Austin, Texas
    December 14th & 15th, 2001

    Upstairs Theatre
    617 Congress Avenue

    Friday & Saturday at 8:00 pm

    Admission: $ 10, $ 8 for students



    CAST:
    Dasher ............. Clay Towery
    Cupid .............. Ben Reddell
    Hollywood .......... Shannon McCormick
    Blitzen ............ Shana Merlin
    Comet .............. Michael Joplin
    Dancer ............. Stephanie Swenson
    Donner ............. Mike D'Alonzo
    Vixen .............. Jessy Schwartz
    

     



    Greenwich Academy Drama Club - Greenwich, Connecticut
    December 14th & 15th, 2001

    "Winterfest"
    Massey Theater

    Friday & Saturday at 7:00 pm

    Greenwich Academy Press

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    Directed by Courtney Sutton

     


    Sandy Actors Theatre - Sandy, Oregon
    December 14th-22nd, 2001

    Sandy Actors Theatre
    (located in downtown Sandy on HWY 26 and Meinig, behind Ace Hardware, in Heritage Square.)

    Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm


    directed by Sharon Gordon

    The cast includes Stephen Ulrich, Ed Smith, Lisa Richardson, Shelley Tate, Nancy Wellman, Traci Sheffield, and introducing Elizabeth Lundkrist and Clee Richardson. Joining in the night's jolly folly are the Politically Incorrect Carolers, including: Michael Gilbert, Sharon Gordon, Berta Limbaugh, Thea Clark and members of the cast.


     


    Three Pushpins Productions - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    December 14th-22nd, 2001

    Gemini Theater at the Factory
    7501 Penn Ave

    Dec. 14, 15, & 21 at 8:00
    Dec. 22nd at 8:00 and 10:00

    DigitalCity Pittsburgh
    [looking for information on this production]
    Directed by Paul Lockwood
    CAST:
    Dasher ............. 
    Cupid .............. 
    Hollywood .......... 
    Blitzen ............ Gabriella Savelli
    Comet .............. Joseph Stitman
    Dancer ............. 
    Donner ............. 
    Vixen .............. Ola Creston
    

     


    Washington, DC
    December 14th - 29th, 2001

    2438 18th St. NW
    Fridays & Saturdays at 10:00 p.m.

    Directed by Andrew Lloyd Baughman
    CAST:
    Dasher ............. D.C. Cathro
    Cupid .............. Jeff Obermiller
    Hollywood .......... Matt Bauman
    Blitzen ............ Alice Anne English
    Comet .............. Andrew Lloyd Baughman
    Dancer ............. Julie Kurzava
    Donner ............. David Yackley
    Vixen .............. Robin Lang
    

     



    Newport Repertory Theatre - Newport, Rhode Island
    December 29 & 30, 2001


    [looking for information on this production]

     


    Joliet, Illinois
    December 2001

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