Our 2019-20 Season

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Mamma Mia!

 
Mamma Mia!

November 8 - 11, 2019

 

The Wedding Singer

 Cancelled 

 
The Wedding Singer

April 24 - 26, 2020

 

 

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

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


Mamma Mia!

Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show!

 


Mamma Mia!


ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Show Dates

Friday, Nov. 8th at 7:30 pm
Saturday, Nov. 9th at 7:30 pm
Sunday, Nov. 10th at 3:00 pm


Directing Staff

Director
Mike Trapp
Music Director
Josh Glover
Choreographer
Isabella Arnold


Rehearsal Schedule

Here is a pdf of the
rehearsal schedule

Cast

Madyson Davis - Sophie Sheridan
Sabriyah Davis - Ali
Margaret Fleming - Lisa
Tracy Glover - Donna Sheridan
LeeAnn Bass - Tanya
Tara Robinson - Rosie
Tristan Daniels - Sky
Alex Molnar - Pepper
Joseph Pilgrim - Eddie
Jeff King - Harry Bright
Dan Redford - Bill Austin
Brian Welch - Sam Carmichael
Dwight Grifka - Father Alexandrios

Cast

Ensemble
Madison Spears
Baillie Leach
Jackson Clark
Cassondra Kiley
Susannah Cochran
Ariel Bennett
Donna Derby
Gabe Molnar
Jessica Thompson
Becky Fournier
Sophia Weinman
Laura Gawel
Emma Glover
Britney Rec
Bekah Gawel
Mary Jo Stoyanovich
Aaron Smith
James Orwin
Gary Jenkins
Maggie Granata

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The Wedding Singer — Cancelled

The year is 1985. The place is New Jersey. A wannabe rock star (aka a professional wedding singer) is left at the altar and finally changes his tune.

 


The Wedding Singer

Cancelled

The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer's sparkling new score does for the '80s what Hairspray did for the '60s. Just say yes to the most romantic musical in twenty years.

Show Dates — Cancelled

Friday, May 1st at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 3rd at 3:00 pm


Directing Staff

Director
Tracy Glover
Music Director
Josh Glover
Choreographer
Britney Rec


Cast

Robbie Hart
The lead singer of a band. Handsome and charismatic. A truly 'nice' guy that has the classic lead singer aura and personality. Also a bit of a dreamer. In love with love until Linda leaves him at the altar and breaks his heart.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: C6
Vocal range bottom: B3

Sammy
The bass player in the wedding band and one of Robbie's best friends. A total guy's guy, but beneath his pretending to love being a bachelor he is actually in love with Holly.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Cast

George
The wedding band's keyboardist and one of Robbie's best friends. He is sensitive and somewhat flamboyant. The foil to Sammy's super guy attitude.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Julia Sullivan
Waitress. The pretty "girl next door" in looks and personality. Engaged to Glen but falls in love with Robbie and is conflicted as to who to choose. Empathetic, caring, and brave.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Holly
Julia's cousin. Sexually promiscuous and always up for a good time, but wants to be loved and is looking for romantic fulfillment in all the wrong places. She is in love with Sammy.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Cast

Glen Guglia
Julia's fiancé. A Wall Street broker. He is rich, shallow, and materialistic. Constantly tries to buy Julia's love with money. He is a bit of a womanizer.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 45
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Rosie
Robbie's grandmother who raised him. Motherly but adventurous and always trying to remain "hip" despite her age.
Gender: female
Age: 60 to 80
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Linda
Robbie's fiancé who leaves him at the altar. Keeps Robbie around as a back-up plan. Is more in love with the idea of Robbie being a rock star than she actually is with Robbie.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Ensemble
Couples (Harold & Debbie, Shane & Donatella, Crystal & Mookie); Wedding Guests; Stockbrokers; Impersonators

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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

Isabella Arnold

Isabella is from Monroe, Michigan. She began dancing in 2002 and trained at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts, studying ballet, jazz and tap. In May of 2013 she graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Dance.

Isabella currently on faculty at the River Raisin Center for the Arts, where she teaches contemporary and creative movement classes.

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