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Miracle on 34th Street Last Modified: Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Miracle on 34th Street
Adapted from the Valentine Davies novel by Patricia Di Bendetto Snyder, Will Severin, and John Vreeke, with underscoring and curtain song by Will Severin
Directed by Janet Fisher Collum
December, 2003
Synopsis

From Samuel French, Inc.:

Kris Kringle is the personification of good will and holiday spirit. As Macy's holiday Santa, he enchants children and shoppers so completely that he is deemed dangerous by fellow employees who question his competency and plot to ruin him. A small girl's belief in Santa and the magic of the holiday is at stake in a climactic courtroom decision. This hilarious, tender and charming show for the entire family is a Christmas classic. Originally produced by the New York State Theatre Institute.

''A delight. . . . The play bustles from scene to scene with holiday good cheer.''-Metroland.

''A Christmas gift.''-Albany Times Union.

''Gives kids something to cheer about.''-Daily Gazette.

Published by Samuel French, Inc.

Most of our cast between shows.

Santa with the younger show kids. Uh-oh; looks like conrol has been lost.

Cast of Characters
Cleo: Carol Baillie
Grandchild, Parade Character: Hadison Bates
Grandchild, Parade Character: Hensley Bates
Parade Character, Playmate: Holiday Bates
Drunken Santa, Finley: Jeffrey Beauford
Parade Character,    Parade Coordinator:
Katrina Bielecki
Parade Character, Playmate: Scarlet Berry
Shellhammer: Casey Canada
Caroler, Reporter/Photographer: Meghan Chambliss
Mrs. Harper: Kristi Clark
Judge Henry Harper: Thomas Clark
Charlie Halloran: Jaboyres Collins
Doctor, Mother of German Girl,    Macy's Employee:
Renea Dunn
Parent, Postal Worker: Dena Ellis
Parent, Postal Worker: Rachelle Elsea
Corner Santa, Tom Mara, Sr.: Jeff Frye
Susan Walker: Erin Kandlbinder
Parade Character, Playmate: Kaylin Knowlton
Caroler, Reporter/Photographer: Audrey Landrith
Mr. Gimble, Photagrapher,    Taxi Driver:
David Lindsey
Mr. Macy: Jerry Longinotti
Parent, Postal Worker: Sara Mueller
Parade Character, Newsboy,    Al Golden:
Tim Owen
Dr. Rogers, Dr. Pierce: Sean Patterson
Parade Character, Child in Park: Julia Ross
Ms. Sawyer: Karla Parker Ross
Macy Employee, Photographer,    Woman on Street:
Stacy Rupp
Doctor, Mrs. Mara: Jackie Schneller
Caroler,    Reporter/Photographer:
Diana Seikel
Kris Kringle: Richard Silwedel
Radio Announcer: Cameron Sims
Caroler, Reporter/Photographer: Madeline Sparling
Sally, Parade Character: McKinley Sparling
Parent, Postal Worker: Candace Standridge
German Girl, Parade Character,    Playmate:
Dannon Standridge
Jake, Thomas Mara, Jr.: Cole Stewart
Caroler, Reporter/Photographer: Kirsten Stewart
Parade Character, Newsboy: Jake Swafford
Judy, Parade Character: Victoria Swafford
Sally's Mother,
   Woman on Street:

Kelly Swaim
Elf, Man on Street, Santa: Dave Tankersley
Jim, Lou Spoletti: Brandon Thrash
Fred Gailey: Roy Thrash
Doris Walker: Sheilah Thrash
Parade Character, Child in Park: Baleigh Vinson
Parade Character,
   Child in Street:

Brieanna Vinson
Mrs. Adams: Sherryl Watkins
Grandchild, Parade Character,    Disappointed Child:
Katelynn Young
Grandchild, Parade Character: Logan Young
Our Crew
Produced by: The Pocket Theatre
Director: Janet Fisher Collum
Asst. Dir./Stage Manager: Robert L. Simpson
Set Design: Mark Britton
Set Construction: Mark Britton, Reese Much, Jim Cunningham, Dave Campbell, Nyle Cearlock, Jim Stout, Bill Tanzyus, & Dave McKillip
Set Art Work: Karla Parker Ross
Lights: Walter Dodson
Sound: Tyler Baker
Make-up: Dahlia Haire
Props: Carl Owen
Costumes: Karla Parker Ross, Stacy Rupp, Cast & Cast Parents
Publicity: Margie Becker, Tom & Kristi Clark
Box Office: Diane Hayes and her Wonderful Volunteers
Season Tickets: Margaret Forsyth
Program Design: Dave McKillip
Graphic Design: Thomas Clark
Digital Photography: Thomas & Kristi Clark
Webmaster: Tom Clark & John Lukas

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