Madagascar - A Musical Adventure Jr. (2015)


This production was a pilot of a brand new Jr musical! With special permission from Music Theater International and iTheatrics, Play On Players was chosen to pilot this amazing new show!









Performances


Four performances of Madagascar Jr. were held on December 4-6, 2015 in the Hosch Theater on the Brenau University campus (429 Academy St. NE, Gainesville, GA).



Graphic Artwork: Deangela Chastain and David Heslin




Winner of NINE BroadwayWorld Atlanta Theatre Awards


Madagascar, Jr won the following BroadwayWorld Atlanta theater awards!


Best Musical Non-Professional: Madagascar, Jr.

Best New Work Non-Professional: Madagascar, Jr.

Best Children's/Family Production: Madagascar, Jr.

Best Director of a Musical Non-Professional: Haden Rider, Carly Ann Berg

Best Music Director Non-Professional: Haden Rider

Best Choreography Non-Professional: Carly Ann Berg

Best Actor in a Musical Non-Professional: Weylin Oliver

Best Costume Design Non-Professional: Kawanna Martin, Deangela Chastain

Best Scenic Design Non-Professional: Deangela Chastain










Production Team and Crew


Directors:Haden Rider, Carly Berg
Music Director:Haden Rider
Choreographer:Carly Berg
Stage Managers:Jody Key, Lauren Waycaster
Set Design:Deangela Chastain
Sound Design:David Heslin
Lighting Design:Sean Newman


Costume Design:
Kawanna Martin
Assistant Costume Design:Michelle Peets
Lead Character Costumes:Deangela Chastain
King Julien & Foosa Costumes:Michelle Peets, Cat Peets
Steak Costumes:Alana Greene, Makenna Greene
Lioness Costumes:Jonathan Marciniak
Costume Crew:Kim Allen, Caley Beasley, Christy Blackwell, Jill Crabtree, Fiona Garner, Neva Garrett, Melissa Giles, Nicole Hill, Connie Hinkle, Sallie Jackson, Rachel Krubeck, Cory Lamb, Deb Marciniak, Lauren Neese, Stacy Neff, Chris Sullens, Wendy Tillirson, Judy Towe, Suzanne Urquhart, Julia Veiga, Staci Vinton


Props:
Jody Key, Michelle Peets, Julia Veiga
Makeup:Cole Singleton
Sound Technicians:Darrian Bristow, Nick Thompson
Set Construction:Chastain Family, Paul Goebel, Dan Berg, Craig Neff
Run Crew:Jody Key, Brie Scott
Spot Operator:Shea Garrett
House Manager:Kayla Key
Marketing:Dan Berg











Cast of Madagascar - A Musical Adventure Jr.


Alex:Ryan Lynch
Marty:Jack Skeean
Melman:Tucker Buffington
Gloria:Emily Combs
King Julien:Weylin Oliver
Skipper:Jonathan Ingram
Kowalski:Halli Rider
Rico:Grace Dorminy
Private:Seth Martin
Mason:Dean McKenzie
Maurice:Grant Key
Mort:Holden Shanks
Foosa Leader:Cameron Lineberry
Zookeeper Zeke:Josiah Jackson
Zookeeper Zelda:Dani Heslin
Zookeeper Zoe:Annie Lesser
Candy Hammernose:Hanah Feinstein
Old Lady:Brooke Blackwell
Ship's Captain:Rockford Smith
Lars Lemur:Asa Chastain
Lee Lemur:Annie Cobb
Lew Lemur:Jesse Hanks
Lynn Lemur:Cat Peets
Gymnast Lemurs:Kelsey Shulman, Cat Peets
Lionesses:Katie Crabtree, Cooper Ellis, Hanah Feinstein, Shari Garrett, Lauren Hill, Bailey MacPherson, Shannon Malone, Darian Payne
Cameraman:Jonathan Marciniak
Newspaperman:Josiah Jackson
Police Officers:Jordan Garrett, Darian Payne
Subway Announcer:Grant Key
Zookeepers:Asa Chastain, Annie Cobb, Jordan Garrett, Grant Key, Reece Lamb, Cameron Lineberry, Veronica Nash, Cat Peets, Kailey Souder, Catie Urquhart
Foosa:Jordan Garrett, Jack Goebel, Balthazar Gradin, Josiah Jackson, Jonathan Marciniak, Kristina Nash, Veronica Nash, Rockford Smith, Will Stevens
Servers:Brooke Blackwell, Miriam Chastain, Katie Crabtree, Cooper Ellis, Hanah Feinstein, Jordan Garrett, Shari Garrett, Dani Heslin, Lauren Hill, Josiah Jackson, Annie Lesser, Cameron Lineberry, Bailey MacPherson, Shannon Malone, Jonathan Marciniak, Dean McKenzie, Kristine Nash, Veronica Nash, Darian Payne, Kelsey Schulman, Rockford Smith, Manali Sunkara, Catie Urquhart
Steaks:Ansley Allen, Asa Chastain, Jubilee Chastain, Annie Cobb, Jack Goebel, Balthazar Gradin, Maddie Greene, Avery Haddon, Aubrey Hairston, Jesse Hanks, Karen Harris, Angelica Krubeck, Reagan Lamb, Reece Lamb, Rylee Lamb, Halle MacPherson, Caroline Neese, Ashley Neff, Cat Peets, Lola Propst, Holden Shanks, Kailey Souder, Will Stevens, Sydnee Taylor, Holly Tillirson, Mackay Vinton
Lemurs:Ansley Allen, Brooke Blackwell, Jubilee Chastain, Miriam Chastain, Katie Crabtree, Grace Dorminy, Cooper Ellis, Hanah Feinstein, Jordan Garrett, Shari Garrett, Jack Goebel, Balthazar Gradin, Maddie Greene, Avery Haddon, Aubrey Hairston, Karen Harris, Dani Heslin, Lauren Hill, Jonathan Ingram, Josiah Jackson, Angelica Krubeck, Reagan Lamb, Reece Lamb, Rylee Lamb, Cameron Lineberry, Sally MacLagan, Bailey MacPherson, Shannon Malone, Jonathan Marciniak, Seth Martin, Dean McKenzie, Veronica Nash, Caroline Neese, Ashley Neff, Darian Payne, Lola Propst, Halli Rider, Kelsey Shulman, Rockford Smith, Kailey Souder, Will Stevens, Manali Sunkara, Sydnee Taylor, Holly Tillirson, Catie Urquhart, Mackay Vinton
Crowd:Ansley Allen, Brooke Blackwell, Jubilee Chastain, Miriam Chastain, Jack Goebel, Balthazar Gradin, Maddie Greene, Avery Haddon, Aubrey Hairston, Jesse Hanks, Karen Harris, Angelica Krubeck, Reagan Lamb, Rylee Lamb, Cameron Lineberry, Sally MacLagan, Halle MacPherson, Jonathan Marciniak, Kristina Nash, Caroline Neese, Ashley Neff, Weylin Oliver, Lola Propst, Kelsey Schulman, Holden Shanks, Rockford Smith, Will Stevens, Manali Sunkara, Sydnee Taylor, Holly Tillirson, Mackay Vinton










Special Thanks


A Special Thanks To: Todd and Becky Jordan, iTheatrics, Music Theatre International, Central Baptist Church, Georgia Design & Graphics, Brenau University, Lambert High School, Riverwatch Middle School, and to all the wonderful parents who helped with every aspect of this production! THANK YOU!!

Stage greenery provided by: The Holly Theater and Neva Garrett







Photo credits: Beth Luman www.lumanphotos.com

Madagascar - A Musical Adventure Jr. was presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials were also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212) 397-4684 www.MTIShows.com