The InPlayers Presents

ALLEGRO

by Rodgers & Hammerstein

19-21 July 8.00pm
& 22 July 3.00pm

Performed at Het Zonnehuis, Zonneplein 30, 1033 EK Amsterdam

 

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About the play

With a lush musical score, catchy songs and an ‘everyman’ story that relates to everyone’s experiences of making career and life decisions, Allegro focuses on one man's life, from birth in 1905 until his thirty-fifth year, portraying life and love against the backdrop of the Depression.

Joe Taylor Jr. follows his father into medicine and is headed for great success in the big city. But the heart and the head don’t always agree and sometimes a man’s brain is cleared by the sudden light of one word…

The InPlayers production of Allegro includes an ensemble cast, a pit chorus and a 30-piece orchestra, conducted by Peter de Leeuw.

As an ‘integrated’ musical that uses songs to progress the narrative, Allegro now fits the standard model for musicals, but was ahead of its time when it was new. Never a Broadway success, the show has rarely been produced. As far as we know, Allegro has never been performed in the Netherlands in the 70 years since it was first produced.

"Allegro is perfection. A stunning blending of beauty, integrity, intelligence, imagination, taste and skill ... it lends new stature to the American musical stage." Robert Coleman, the New York Daily Mirror, October 1947
"Distinguished and tumultuous. It takes its place alongside of Oklahoma! and Carousel as a theatrical piece of taste, imagination, and showmanship.” Ward Morehouse, The Sun, October 1947

Copyright: R&H Theatricals Europe, London / Albersen Verhuur .V., ‘s-Gravenhage

CAST

 Marjorie Taylor …………………………………………………. Rosie Carlton-Willis

Dr. Joseph Taylor ……………………………………………… Sergey Kyune

Midwife .………………………………………………………... Andrea Sujkowski

Mayor …………………………………………………………… Rogier Bak

Grandma Taylor .………………………………………………. Frieda Jacobowitz

Young Joseph Taylor Jr. ……………………………….……… Olaf Verdonck

Jennie Brinker …..……………………………………………... Dominika Zawada

Hazel …………………………………………………..……….. Liz Farrell

Charlie Townsend .……………………………………………. Keith F. Day

Joseph Taylor, Jr. ………………………………………………Jonathan Geenen

Principal ………………………………………………………. Kerem Gokham

School teachers ……………………………………Alina Abramova, Delphine Ural

Girl at dance .…………………………………………………. Linda Sjöström

Miss Lipscomb .…………………………………………….…. Ana Camboim

Cheerleaders …………… Andrea Sujkowski, Alina Abramova, Ella Ural, Jill Daniels

Coach …………………………………………………….…… Hans van Breugel

Ned Brinker ……………………………………………………. Rogier Bak

University professors ……………………………………..…… Philippe Bernay

Bertram Wolhaven …………………………………………..…. Olaf Verdonck

Molly …………………………………………………………….. Judith Walker

Beulah ……………………………………………………………. Sara Watts-Ramos

Minister ………………………………………………………..…. Altay Ural

Millie ………………………………………………………….….. Andrea Sujkowski

Dot .…………………………………………………………….… Elizabeth Whelan

Addie ……………………………………………………….…… Ana Camboim

Maizie ……………………………………………………………. Linda Sjöström

Dr. Bigby Denby ..…………………………………………….… Donovan Carroll

Mrs. Mulhouse ………………………………………………….. Elizabeth Whelan

Mrs. Lansdale ………………………………………………….... Cristina Reyna

Jarman …………………………………………….……………… Altay Ural

Doorman .…………………………………………………………. Altay Ural

Emily .……………………………………………………….……. Jill Daniels

Brook Lansdale .………………………………………………… Philippe Bernay

Buckley ………………………………………………………….. Kerem Gokham

 children of our town:

Amélie Sjöström, Olivia Ural, Sienna Ural, Ella Ural, Morgan Tardy,

Jairo van Huijstee

ensemble:

Alina Abramova, Rogier Bak, Philippe Bernay, Ana Camboim, Donovan Caroll, Jill Daniels, Keith F. Day, Liz Farrell, Kerem Gokham, Frieda Jacobowitz, Cristina Reyna, Linda Sjöström, Andrea Sujkowski, Altay Ural, Delphine Ural, Olaf Verdonck, Judith Walker, Sara Watts-Ramos, Elizabeth Whelan

Pit chorus

Annemieke Botterweg, Irene van Berkum, Hans van Breugel, Nina Cohen,
Lucas van der Hut, Laurens van der Klis, Kees Lindhout,
Jon van Lonkhuijsen, Saskia Prast, Lisa Verkerke

Orchestra

Jill Bernstein, Iris De Bondt, Maarten Bouwman, Julia Busselaar, Kirsty Butler, Gonda van Dijk, Sam Israël, Annemiek Lelijveld, Jamie Lingwood,
Mieke van Loon Geurtsen, Reinhard Maas, Bram Mellink,
Margot Naring, Manuel van der Ploeg, Elizabeth Ralston, Paul Rasor,
Francina van Riel, Marga van Schaik, Margje Schaveling, Bernd Schouten,
Matilda Sebire, Evert Sillem, Bart Titulaer, Nick Thomas, Peter de Wit

Crew

DIRECTOR - George Hansel
MUSICAL DIRECTOR - Frieda Jacobowitz
CONDUCTOR – Peter de Leeuw
STAGE MANAGER - Yann Belin
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - Laura Durnford
ASSISTANT MUSICAL DIRECTOR – Laurens van der Klis
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGERS - Cathrine Andresen, Laura Durnford,
Alli Wallace
COSTUME CONSULTANT - Giorgi Rossi Corrëa
VOCAL COACH, HAIR & MAKEUP - Dominika Zawada
SOUND - Oscar Ramspek
LIGHTING - PJ
FOLLOW SPOT OPERATORS – John Wonnacott
PUBLICITY – Elizabeth Whelan, Laura Durnford, PJ
DANCE CAPTAIN - Andrea Sujkowski
REHEARSAL PIANO - Maarten Bouwman & Laurens van der Klis
COMMITTEE LIAISON - Elizabeth Whelan
PHOTOGRAPHER - Arjen Veldt
REHEARSAL PHOTOGRAPHER - Jeroen Idema
GRAPHIC DESIGN - André van Naarden
BUDGET - Philippe Bernay
SET & PROPS - Espen Strandhagen
PUPPET MAKER - Rocky Hopson
DRESSERS: Quin Mero, Claribel Rodríguez, Salma Moustafa Khalil 

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