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 - 36 - Poughlceepil Journal Wednesday, June B,...
36 - Poughlceepil Journal Wednesday, June B, 1977 Roles set for The Music Man' The leading roles for the Academy Loft Players production of Mt redith Willson s The Music Man have been announced "The Music Man" will be playing , at the Uardavon 1869 Opera House, city for six performances, beginning Thursday There will be matinee performances on Satur day und Sunday at 2 p m in ad dition to the 8 p m performances The role of I larold I Iill, originally played by Robert Preston, will be done by Craig Shepherd A resident of New Paltz and an art teacher at the Van Wyke Annex, Shepherd has appeared in "1776" and "Jacques Brel " Recently he was seen in the role of Bamaby in 90 Miles Off Broadway's production of "Hello Dolly " He has played the tole of George M Cohan In "George Ml" and the emcee in "Cabaret." He has also done work as a choreographer, most recently In John Jay High School's production of "George Ml" Shepherd's sister", Nancy, Is appearing as Eulalie Shlnn, the mayor's wife. She was graduated from Jacksonville University, with a bachelor's degree in theatre and music She has appeared in "Stop the World." "Jacques Brel, "Hello Dolly" and "Damn JM ' je HH Stovon Lovino ...leading role Yankees " In addition, she directed the production of "George Ml" Marian Paroo, the librarian with whom Harold Hill falls in love, is JOURNAL WANT ADS ARE TRADE PRODUCERS JUST DIAL 454 - 2000 FOR QUICK RESULTS being played by Dianne Spinski, a Poughkeepsle resident who is employed at IBM She studied dance locally and in New York City at the Martha Graham School and Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo She has studied drama with Stella Adlcr and is studying voice with Dolf Swing in New York She has appeared locally with County Players in "Anything Goes," "How to Succeed ' and "Camelot." Ms Spinski is studying for a degree in speech and hearing therapy at the State University College at New Paltz. Bob McNesby, a teacher at Nethcrwood School, Hyde Park, Is making his acting debut in the role of Mayor Shlnn McNesby has directed "Oliver" and is currently directing "A Musical Tom Sawyer" at Netherwood School. He appeared In the chorus of Hyde Park Community Theatre's production of "Hello Dolly" and directed their production of "Carnival." The role of Mrs. Paroo. Marian's mother, is be played by Chris Anne Vita. A graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes High School, where she was a member of the Theatre Guild, she attended Dean Junior College, Franklin, Mass. Her credits include "The Fantasticks," "A Man For All Seasons," "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," "Godspell," "No No Nanette," "Annie Get Your Gun," "Our Town" and ' Oklahoma " A charter member of the Academy Loft Players, she is employed by St Francis Hospital Winthrop Paroo the role in which Eddie Hodges made his Broadway debut, will be played by Steven Lcvine, a sixth grade student at Regina Coeli School, Hyde Park The 11 - year - old has appeared In "Annie Get Your Gun," "Salute to Broadway," "Our Town" and "The Sound of Music " Ticket information may be obtained obtained by calling the Civic Center box office or the Bordavon box office. ,, JTratSs fJS a ' BEACON ON ROUTE 52 CENTER CUT 1 Store sliced IMPORTED BOILED HAM 8 Vi lb whtf COOKED SALAMI 4 Klb

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  1. Poughkeepsie Journal,
  2. 08 Jun 1977, Wed,
  3. Page 36

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