This well known and equally well loved comedy about a man and his imaginary six foot rabbit, kicks off our 97/98 season. Just in time for the Holidays, Harvey is entertainment for the whole family.
|The library, late afternoon|
|Chumley's rest, an hour later|
|The library, an hour later|
|Chumley's rest, four hours later|
|Stage Manager||Sue Haldane|
|Light & Sound Operator||Autumn Zangrelli|
|Costume Design||Susan McCandless|
|Graphic Design||Mark Russell|
|Set & Lighting Design||"The MSTW Design Committee"|
|Sound Design||Pete Bell|
|Style Consultants||Susan McCandless, Pam Edwards|
|Construction and Decoration|
|Set Construction||Diane Duncan, Mark Russell, Jim Russell, James Taylor, Ken & Susan McCandless, Larry Rutter|
|Scenic Painting||James Taylor|
|Costume Construction||Russell Enright, Jane Hayden, Linda's Alterations Plus, Pam Edwards|
County Arts Council |
Amador High School Drama Department
Amador Ledger Dispatch
Amador Web Works
The Berglund Family
Hein & Company Rare and Used Books
Hospice of Amador Thrift Store
Susan & Patrick Katzakian
KNGT, 94.3 Hometown Radio
Lizzie Ann's in Sutter Creek
Passages in Sutter Creek
The Volcano Theatre Company
The Season Ticket Holders of Main Street Theatre Works
Jennifer Ballesteros (Ruth Kelly, RN)
This is Jennifer's first play after an eleven-year hiatus from theatre. Her past experience includes dinner and community theatre in addition to college productions in Fresno and Los Angeles. A few of her favorite past productions are "Camelot", "The King and I", and "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying".
Roberta Chevrette (Myrtle Mae Simmons)
A student of theatre at Amador High School, Roberta already
has stage credits with both AHS and community theatres. She recently appeared
in AHS's production of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"
and in Volcano Theatre Company's production of "Witness for the Prosecution".
Diane Duncan (Veta Louise Smith)
Diane has had a lot of fun in her sojourn upon various
stages in life, but the most fun is being the mother of a teenager!
Dana Giellerup (Betty Chumley)
Dana has recently moved to the Mother Lode and, as recently, moved to the boards, appearing as Deirdre in "I Hate Hamlet" and Julia in "A Month of Sundays" with Volcano Theatre Company. Dana has also been getting acquainted with backstage, working behind the scenes on "Witness for the Prosecution" for VTC and "Gold Fire" for the Amador County Arts Council. Dana is a desk-top publisher, Data Manager, who enjoys hiking and sculpting.
Greg McGinty (Lyman Sanderson, M.D.)
Greg lives in Sutter Creek and teaches at Toyon Middle School. He has acted with VTC and makes his second appearance with Main Street Theatre Works as Dr. Chumley. Besides theatre, Greg enjoys playing guitar and living in Amador County.
Bill McKenna (William R. Chumley, M.D.)
A talented vocalist and actor, Bill's stage credits include
"Lend Me A Tenor" for VTC and Doris Baizley's "A Christmas Carol" for MSTW. In addition
to theatre, Bill has been a long-time member of the Amador Choraliers and
has appeared in numerous classical music concerts in the Sacramento region.
Gerald Ooley (Judge Omar Gaffney)
Gerald is a Sacramento-based actor with credits including "Cabaret" for the Woodland Opera House and "Six Degrees of Separation" for Chatauqua Playhouse. He says of theatre: I enjoy the woork: acting; the challenge; the craft; the people. I always learn something from the theatre that helps me in life. And for a short time, I, my fellow actors, and the play are life.
Brian Parker (Duane Wilson)
Brian is studying theatre at Amador High School where he
has just finished performing the role of "Finch" in "How
to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying". He has been accepted
to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's (in Ashland, Oregon) Summer Seminar
for High School Seniors. This spring he will appear in AHS's production
of "Rob's Cafe", an original one-act written by AHS students and
"The Merry Wives of Windsor".
Dale Ramsey (Elwood P. Dowd)
"Harvey" is Dale's third play with Main Street
Theatre Works, having appeared in past seasons in "Ladies of the Camelias" and "The Importance of Being Earnest". Dale is
a well-known actor in the Sacramento area, having performed in numerous
productions, including "The Lion in Winter", "Under the Yum
Yum Tree", "Oklahoma" and "Damn Yankees". In his
spare time, Dale is an avid hiker and does volunteer work for the Sacramento
Aids Foundation and other organizations.
James Russell (E. J. Lofgren)
Jim's recent acting credits include "Gold Fire" for the Amador County Arts Council, as well a major role in last season's "Ladies of the Camelias". Jim hasacting experience at Columbia Reptory Theatre, Garbeau's Dinner Theatre and others.
Linda Walbeck (Mrs. Chauvenet)
Having served most recently as the producer of VTC's production of "A Month of Sundays", Linda decided to venture back to the other side of the footlights as Mrs. Chauvenet after a 20+ year absense. She first pursued acting in regional theatre in Maryland and followed with a stint in the LA based improv group, The Groundings, later switched 'hats' to become a director of numerous college productions including "The Glass Menagerie", "Rats" (her favorite), and "A Delicate Balance". Lina is a free-lance marketing/advertising consultant, who is enjoying her most recent title, "Grannie", given by her granddaughter, Brianna Lynn.
Jim Russell is a multi-talented theatre artist, with international credits as an actor, as well as numerous regional credits as director and scenic artist. For Main Street Theatre Works, Jim has directed Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple, Female Version", and Doris Bazley's adaptation of "A Christmas Carol". In addition to theatre, Jim is an avid long-distance bicyclist who has completed both cross-country and international tours.