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Grove Players present


 

By Lionel Bart

Licensed by Arrangement with
Oliver Productions, Ltd. and Oliver Promotions, Ltd.

Directed by:  Cynthia Katz
Musical Direction by:  Jack Davis
Choreography by: Mariellen Basalone

November
5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 & 21

Fridays and Saturdays  at 8PM
Sundays at 2PM

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Performances at The Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Street, Downers Grove
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The Cast

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Cast

Role

Elaine

Albright

Mrs. Bedwin

Richard

Albright

Mr. Sowerberry/*/Ensemble

Tim

Ayala

Dr. Grimwig

Drew

Balicki

Noah Claypole /watchman/ Ensemble

Mariellen

Basalone

Mrs. Sowerberry

Anna

Benson

Fagins Gang/Workhouse Boy

Jack

Colombo

The Artful Dodger

Kristin

Cotts

Pauper/Ens/Old Lady

Amy

DeJong

Nancy

Danna

Durkin

Old Sally/Ensemble

Burke

Fry

Mr. Bumble

Mariangela

Guglielmo

*Vendor/Ensemble/Bow St. Runner

Lauren

Hrunek

Bet

Shannon

Kennedy

*Vendor/Ensemble

Nikhil

Keswani

Workhouse Boy/Fagins  Gang

Alissa

King

*Vendor/Ensemble

Sarah

Mims

Charlotte/Ensemble

Sean

O'Neill

Bill Sykes

Jeffrey

  Peterson  

Knife grinder/Bobby/Ensemble

Mike

Pirtle

Mr. Brownlow/Ensemble

Ari

Scott

Workhouse Boy/Fagins Gang

Dana

Scott

Workhouse Boy/Fagins Gang

Janice

Sodoma

*Vendor/Ensemble/Bow St. Runner

Rusty

Steiger

Fagin  

Corey

Stuart

Workhouse Boy/Fagins Gang

Linda

Surlak

Widow Corney

Chad

Sype

Workhouse Boy/Fagins Gang/Charles Bates

Stephanie

Welker

Workhouse Boy/Fagins Gang

Michael

Winner

Oliver Twist

* Street Crier

 

 

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Oliver and Workhouse Boys sing
about “Food, Glorious Food”

 

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The Artful Dodger and Fagin’s Gang in the Thieves’ Kitchen:
“It’s a Fine Life”

 

    Nancy and Bet join Fagin’s Gang in
    “It’s a Fine Life”

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  Click for a larger view Mr. Bumble, Oliver and Widow Corney in the Workhouse:  “Please, sir, I want some more.”
  Mr. Sowerberry, Oliver and Mr. Bumble in the Undertaker’s Parlour:  “Well, as a matter of fact, I was needing a boy.” Click for a larger view
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    The Artful Dodger with Townspeople in Paddington Green: “Consider yourself one of the family!
  Mrs. Sowerberry and Charlotte sit on the coffin:  “Oh, Charlotte!  We could have all been murdered in our beds!” Click for a larger view
  Click for a larger view Fagin and his Gang in the Thieves’ Kitchen:  “You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two!”
 
    Fagin to Oliver:  “Yes, you’re quite the gentleman now.”
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  Click for a larger view Nancy and Bet with Fagin, Oliver and Gang:  “I’d Do Anything"
  Nancy and Bet with Fagin and his Gang:  “Small pleasures, who would deny us these?" Click for a larger view
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    Mr. Brownlow with Dr. Grimwig to Oliver:  “. . . take these books and say that you’ve come to pay the four pounds ten that Mr. Brownlow owes –“
 
    The Three Cripples Public House:  Nancy and Company in “Oom-Pah-Pah”
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  Charlotte and Noah Claypole flirt in the Undertaker’s Shop:  “Lor Noah!  What a tease you are!  Let the boy alone. Click for a larger view
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    Nancy sings “Oom-Pah-Pah”:  “They all suppose what they want to suppose.  When they hear Oom-Pah-Pah!!”
 
    Bill Sykes to Fagin:  “Somebody must find out what’s been done, or said.”
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    Street Vendors gossiping in Paddington Green
  The Artful Dodger, Oliver and Townspeople sing:  “Consider yourself our mate." Click for a larger view
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    Oliver and Mrs. Bedwin at the Brownlow’s home:  “Where is Love?”
 
    Bill Sykes carrying Oliver onto London Bridge:  “Stand back or I’ll kill the boy!”  as townspeople and Bow Street Runners watch
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    Hussar points gun at Bill Sykes with Oliver on London Bridge
 
    Bill Sykes stands over Nancy after killing her below London Bridge
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    Fagin looks at Bill Sykes dead on London Bridge:  “Can somebody change?  It’s possible.”
 

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Cast Finale:  “I’d Do Anything for You!”

 

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