Our 2017-18 Season

(Click on show poster for cast information)

West Side Story

The Rocky Horror Show

September 28 & 29, 2017

 

West Side Story

Guys and Dolls

November 10-12, 2017

 

Into the Woods

We are not allowed to announce this show until Jan. 2018

April 27 - May 6, 2018

 

The River Raisin Repertory Company was formed in the fall of 2004 with the goal of showcasing our regional talent and creativity. We bring top-quality musicals to Monroe, using professional choreographers and musicians.
 

Come and see our shows, you will not be disappointed.


The Rocky Horror Show


The Rocky Horror Show

Performances

Show dates are:

Friday, September 29th at 8:00 pm
Saturday, September 30th at 8:00 pm
Saturday, September 30th at 11:59 pm
(Yeah, really... it's at midnight...)


Directing Staff

Tracy Glover - Director
Josh Glover - Music Director
Alyssa Langmeyer - Choreographer
Mike Trapp - Producer

Cast

Nick Whittaker - Dr. Frank N. Furter
Tim Middleton - Brad Majors
Tracy Glover - Janet Weiss
Craig Cousino - Riff Raff
Bridgette Halcomb - Magenta/Usherette
Dylan Jablonski - Rocky Horror
Paige McElmury - Columbia
Alyssa Langmeyer - Narrator
Joey Chase - Eddie/Dr. Scott

Phantoms:
Mackenzie Box, Tayler Jablonski, Kari Jenkins
Morgan Lemanski, MIchelle McCaffrey, Rachel Schneider, Daniel Zook


Guys and Dolls


Guys and Dolls

Show Dates

Friday, November 10th at 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 11th at 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 12th at 3:00 pm


Audition Dates

September 12th & 14th — 7:00 – 9:00,
at the RRCA


Directing Staff

Denny Connors - Director
Josh Glover - Music Director
Alyssa Langmeyer - Choreographer
Mike Trapp - Producer

Casting

Nicely-nicely Johnson
Just like his name suggests, he is the nicest and cheeriest of the gambling crooks. High-spirited and a bit naïve, but sincere and genuine. Nathan's loyal friend and lackey.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Benny Southstreet
Nathan's right-hand man and a gambler himself. Smart, slick, always moving and shaking, but with what he thinks are Nathan's best interest at heart.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Sarah Brown
A pretty, bright-eyed woman who serves as Sergeant of the local Mission. She fully believes in her worthy cause and wishes to convert the gambling sinners to saints. Falls unexpectedly in love with Sky along the way. She is prudish and uptight, but eventually lets go.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3

 

Arvide Abernathy
The bass drum and cymbal player in the Mission band, he is Sarah's loving grandfather. Wise and sweet, he wants nothing but the best for her.
Gender: male
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Harry The Horse
A crook and gambler. He is a tough guy with dollar signs as his bottom line. Brings Big Jule into Nathan's craps game and backs his cheating, but is also a man of his word in the gambling community.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Lt. Brannigan
A New York police officer who is on to Nathan's illegal craps games and is dead-set on catching him. A tough, no-nonsense character.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 55

Nathan Detroit
A good-hearted gambler and craps game organizer who could never hit the bigtime. He loves Adelaide, but cannot quit his gambling ways. A broke schemer with unwitting ways.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: D4

 

Miss Adelaide
Nathan's fiancé and a lead performer at the Hot Box nightclub. She loves Nathan more than anything in the world and desperately wants to get married. Pretty, outspoken, stubborn.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Sky Masterson
A high-stakes gambler whose luck never seems to run out, and a wild card who surprises himself when he falls in love with the unlikeliest of women. Suave, smart, handsome.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Big Jule
A big time craps player from Chicago who uses a gun and his own pair of rigged dice to bully his way into never losing. Tough looking. A bit of an oaf.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Ensemble
Sightseers, Mission Band (Agatha, Calvin, Martha), Crap Shooters (Liver Lips Louie, Angie The Ox, Rusty Charlie), Hot Box Girls, Waiters, Cuban Dancers


Show to be Named

(We are contractually not allowed to announce the name
of this show until Jan. 2, 2018)


Cabaret

Germany, New Year's Eve, 1929: The Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience to the club, a seedy Berlin nightspot

Show Dates

Friday, April 27th at 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 28th at 7:30 pm
Friday, May 4th at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 5th at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 6th at 3:00 pm


Audition Dates

To be announced


Directing Staff

Tracy Glover - Director
Josh Glover - Music Director
Alyssa Langmeyer - Choreographer
Mike Trapp - Producer

Casting

Master of Ceremonies (Emcee)
Sally Bowles
Clifford Bradshaw
Ernst Ludwig
Customs Official (doubles as Herman, non-speaking; and Max, speaking)
Fräulein Schneider
Fräulein Kost (doubles as Fritz, non-speaking)
Rudy (a sailor, non-speaking; doubles as Hans, also non-speaking)
Herr Schultz
Max (doubles as Herman, non-speaking, and Customs Official, speaking)
Gorilla (non-speaking, doubles as French, also non-speaking)
Boy Soprano (pre-recorded, non-speaking)

 

The Kit Kat Girls:
Rosie (non-speaking)
Lulu (non-speaking)
Frenchie (non-speaking, doubles as Gorilla, also non-speaking)
Texas
Fritzie (non-speaking, doubles as Fräulein Kost, who speaks)
Helga

The Kit Kat Boys:
Bobby
Victor
Hans (non-speaking, doubles as Rudy, a sailor, also non-speaking)
Herman (non-speaking, doubles as Customs Official and Max, both speaking)


Our Shows

Click on poster to see program (if available)
 
 
 
To Be Named

Guys and Dolls
The Rocky Horror Show
Into the Woods
West Side Story

All Night Strut
Rent
Butterflies
Jesus Christ Superstar

Home for the Holidays
Rocky Horror
Spamalot
Rocky Horror

Echoes of War
New World
White Christmas
Rocky Horror

White Christmas
The Rocky Horror Show
The Rocky Horror Show
A Funny Thing Happened

Gypsy
Chicago
Urinetown
Jesus Christ Superstar

 

R3C Artistic Director

Tracy Glover

Tracy has also had the pleasure of serving as a music director and stage director for various community theatres in the area including Bedford Community Players, The Toledo Repertoire Theatre, The Village Players, and Mason High School.

Tracy is no stranger to the stage herself, appearing in many productions including Into the Woods, The Wizard of Oz, Tommy, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Anything Goes, Chicago, and Irving Berlin's White Christmas.


 

R3C Music Director

Josh Glover

Josh is very excited to be the music director for the River Raisin Repertory Company. He is a proud member of the Bedford Public Schools music department, where he teaches band and choir.

Josh music directs and performs in various pit orchestras for many theater companies in the area, but he always thinks of the RRCA as his home base.

R3C Choreographer

Alyssa Langmeyer

Alyssa graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dance Performance. Growing up studying under Gail Choate-Pettit and Melissa Moore, she has performed numerous soloist roles with the River Raisin Ballet Company.

More recently, Alyssa is a dancer with the Pure Existence Dance Company under Jodie Randolph based in Ann Arbor, MI.


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