TIME and PLACE:
Harper's Hardware Store, Springfield, USA
The Annual Company Christmas Party, 1968
Director, Choreographer, & Music Director— Donny Short
Set Designer— Russell Wooley
Lighting Designer— Rick Goble
Costume Designer— Randy Peters
Props Mistress— Molly Tomke
Wig Master— Jason Kleinhesselink
Digital Music Technician— Donny Short
Mic Operator— Russell Wooley
Set Construction— Russell Woods & Gregory Adler
Stage Hand— Molly Tomke
Santa's Helpers— Brian Hamman, Kim Hamman, Terri Steffen
A Special Thanks To:
The University of South Dakota for loaning their snow machine
To all our patrons & friends who donated Christmas Decor that helped bring our wonderful Winter Wonderettes set to life!
Our Wonderful Season Partners:
Jennifer Parra -- Missy
Jennifer Parra is glad to be back onstage at LAMB Theatre!
Last summer Jen was able to bring Cathy in The Last Five Years to life, and was seen as Miss Honey in Matilda, and Ali in Mamma Mia. Jen has spent time in other theatres in Sioux City, bringing characters to life at SCCT, Shot in the Dark, and at North High School.
When she's not spending time at the theater, Jen works as a para educator at Liberty Elementary. During her free time, Jen likes to spend time swing dancing, thrifting, and crafting with friends!
Maggie Aceves -- Cindy Lou
Maggie is VERY excited to be making her LAMB debut with such a fun and wonderful show. She is happy to be returning home to her roots doing a musical for the first time in 5 years. She has done shows at SCCT and Shot in the Dark over the last 10 years.
When Maggie is not in rehearsals, she is working at Barth Family Chiropractic with her amazing boss Dr. Jerad Barth. Maggie is honored to be doing what she loves here in Sioux City.
She would like to wish you all a wonderful holiday season!
Caroline Chauncey -- Suzy
Caroline is thrilled to be back on the LAMB stage.
She was most recently seen in LAMB's production of Mamma Mia in 2018.
Caroline hopes you enjoy the show and wishes you a happy holidays!
Mara Aesoph -- Betty Jean
Mara is so happy to be back on the LAMB stage after a 2 year hiatus!
Mara has been in LAMB’s productions of: Les Misérables, Once on this Island, Snow White and the Missing Dwarves, and many more.
She is a senior at Bishop Heelan Catholic High School where she has performed in many shows. She enjoys drawing and writing poetry, and is rarely seen without her partner in crime, her chicken purse (Patty, as in “chicken patty”).
Mara hopes you all will enjoy the show!
Meet the Playwright -- Roger Bean
Roger Bean created the long-running hit The Marvelous Wonderettes (over 1,200 performances Off- Broadway), along with the sequels Wonderettes: Caps & Gowns, Winter Wonderettes, Wonderettes: Dream On, and the new large-cast Wonderettes: Glee Club Edition. Original cast albums for all Wonderettes shows are available from iTunes and Amazon.
The Marvelous Wonderettes received the 2007 LA Ovation Award for Best Musical for its record-breaking Los Angeles run and continues to be an audience favorite in theatre companies throughout the country. Mr. Bean’s do-wop hit Life Could Be A Dream had a record-breaking 12-month run in Los Angeles, receiving the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, the LA Weekly Theatre Award, and the Backstage Garland Award for Outstanding Musical. Other popular musicals created by Mr. Bean include The Andrews Brothers, Summer of Love, Route 66, Honky Tonk Laundry, and Why Do Fools Fall In Love?, all published by Stage Rights. More info at www.rogerbean.com
LAMB Theatre Staff & Team Members:
LAMB Arts LTD. LAMB Arts LTD. Board
Executive Director President
Diana Guhin Wooley Darlake McGhee-Mahon
Managing/Artistic Director Vice President
Russell J. Wooley Dr. Pamela Barry
Theatre Administrator Treasurer
Brock Bourek Matt Cihak
Box Office Manager Music Director/Choreographer
Lindsay Washburn Donald E. Short III
Resident Costumer Shop Technicians
Karen Sowienski Russ Woods, Greg Adler
Community Development Director of the LAMB School
Randy Peters Diana Guhin Wooley
LAMB Arts LTD 501(c)3: LAMB School Staff
EIN: 20-369-4629 Diana Guhin Wooley, Russell J. Wooley, Liz Paz, Emili Schultz
Winter Wonderettes Music
Music Clearance by Rubicon II Music Clearance, Burbank, CA. All Songs Used By Permission. All Rights Reserved.
A Marshmallow World by Peter DeRose and Carl Sigman. Used by permission of Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc. All Those Christmas Clichés by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. © 1993 MB Music Corp. (ASCAP), Pen and Perseverence (ASCAP) & Hillsdale Music Inc. (ASCAP). All rights on behalf of Pen and Perseverence & Hillsdale Music Inc. administered by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Chipmunk Cheer by Roger Bean. © SSP Publishing.
Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day by Lee Jackson and Patti Seymour. Used courtesy of Ahab Music Company, Inc. (BMI)
¿Dónde Está Santa Claus? by Alvin Greiner, Rod Gordon Parker and George Scheck, Ragtime Music Co.
It’s Christmas Time All Over The World by Hugh Martin. TRO-© 1965 (Renewed) Cromwell Music, Inc., New York, NY
Jingle Bell Rock by Joe Beal and Jim Boothe. © 1957 (Renewed) Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
Jingle Bells by J. Pierpont. Arrangement © 2003 SSP Publishing
Little Saint Nick by Mike E. Love, Brian Douglas Wilson. © All rights owned or administered by Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)
The Man With The Bag by Dudley Brooks, Harold Stanley & Irving Taylor. Used by permission of Morley Music Co.
Mele Kalikimaka by R. Alex Anderson. All rights owned and administered by Lovely Hula Hands Music LLC (c/o Lichelle Music Co.) (ASCAP)
Mister Santa by F. D. Ballard. Used by permission of Edwin H. Morris & Company, a division of MPL Communications, Inc.
O Tannenbaum German Traditional. Arrangement © 2003 SSP Publishing
Ring Those Christmas Bells by Marve Fisher and Gus Levene. © Music Sales Corporation (ASCAP)
Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree by Johnny Marks. © 1958 (Renewed 1986) Used courtesy of St. Nicholas Music (ASCAP)
Run, Rudolph, Run by Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie. Used courtesy of St. Nicholas Music (ASCAP)
Santa Baby by Joan Javits, Philip Springer and Tony Springer. Used courtesy of Tamir Music (ASCAP)
Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie. © 1934 (Renewed) EMI Miller Music and Haven Gillespie Music c/o Larry Spier Music Publishing (ASCAP)
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson and Mitchell Parish. Used by permission of EMI Mills Music, Inc. (ASCAP) Snowfall by Claude Thornhill and Ruth Thornhill. © 1941 (Renewed) Chappell & Co. (ASCAP)
Suzy Snowflake by Roy C. Bennett and Sid Tepper. © 1951 (Renewed) Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
This Christmas (Hang All The Mistletoe) by Donny Hathaway and Nadine McKinnor. Used courtesy of BMG Songs, Inc. and Crystal Raisin Music (ASCAP). All rights in the U.S. on behalf of Kuumba Music Publishing (ASCAP) administered by BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP)
(We Wanna See) Santa Do The Mambo by Fred Smith and Horace Webb. Used through the courtesy of Regent Music Corp. (BMI)
What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? by Frank Loesser. Used by permission of Frank Music Corp.
Winter Wonderland by Bernard Felix and Dick Smith. © 1934 (Renewed) WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)