Fort Wayne Civic Theatre to Stage THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, 3/2-17


Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents the musical The Drowsy Chaperone, featuring Music & Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar. The production will run March 2-17, 2013.

The Man in Chair, a mousy, apartment-bound Broadway fanatic, seeking to cure his "non-specific sadness," listens to a recording of the fictional 1928 musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone. As he shares this rare recording with the audience, the characters appear in his apartment, and it is transformed into an impressive Broadway set. His love for The Drowsy Chaperone is contagious!

Directed by Phillip H. Colglazier, the creative team includes assistant director James Del Priore, stage manager Clarence F. Tennis, III and assist. stage manager Emma Ashmawi.


Man in Chair - Bob Ahlersmeyer
Mrs. Tottendale - Julie Donnell
Underling- Mick Long
Robert Martin - Tony Didier
George - Gary Lanier
Feldzieg- Michael Pugh
Kitty - Kelly Bielak
Gangster #1- Andrew Gray
Gangster #2- Joseph Crouch
Aldolpho- Sean Richard Spivey
Janet Van De Graaff - Emily SusAnne Franklin
The Drowsy Chaperone - Lisa Ramos
Trix - Aimee Lackey
Superintendent/Ensemble - Cortney White
Ensemble - Melissa Adams
Ensemble - Cara Kieffer
Ensemble - Jimmy Mitchell

The original Broadway production of The Drowsy Chaperone produced by Kevin McCullum, Roy Miller, Bob Boyett, Stephanie McClelland, Barbara Freitag and Jill Furman. The Drowsy Chaperone was nominated for 13 Tony Awards for 2006 and won 5: Best Book of a Musical, Best Score, Best Scenic Design, Best Costume Design and Best Performance by a Feature Actress in a Musical.

This production will be performed at the Arts United Center in Downtown Fort Wayne.

Performance Dates:

Saturday, March 2 at 8 pm
Sunday, March 3 at 2 pm
Friday, March 8 at 8 pm
Saturday, March 9 at 8 pm
Sunday, March 10 at 2 pm
Friday, March 15 at 8 pm
Saturday, March 16 at 8 pm
Sunday, March 17 at 2 pm

Tickets: $26 Adults; $18 Age 23 and under; $22 Sunday Senior Matinees. Buy online at or call (260) 424-5220. Box Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 10AM to 6PM; Saturdays, Noon to 4pm, in the front of the Arts United Center, 303 E. Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN.

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