Brown Derby Series 2012: It's All In Your Mind
A Season of Delusion, Dreams and Dance!
A Nightmare On Elm Street
October 25, 26, 27
On Elm Street, Nancy Thompson and a group of her friends including Tina Gray, Rod Lane and Glen Lantz are being tormented by a clawed killer in their dreams named Freddy Krueger. Nancy must think quickly, as Freddy tries to pick off his victims one by one. When he has you in your sleep, who is there to save you?
Produced, Directed, Adapted and Narrated by Ian Bell, STARRING AN ALL STAR CAST: Jackie Hell as Fred Krueger, Freddy "King of Pants" Molitch as Nancy Thompson, Scott Shoemaker as Marge Thompson, Cory Nealy as Lt. Donald Thompson, Jason Sharp as Rod Lane. With Brown Derby new -comers: Shane Wahlund as Glen Lantz (Johnny Depp), Lance Park as Tina Gray. Technical design by Todd Hull
The Wizard Of Oz
August 23, 24, 25
Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog Toto catch a cross-rainbow tornado to the land of Oz. She embarks on a Yellow Brick Road-trip to meet the Wizard of Oz, with whom she hopes to hitch a ride home. Along the way she meets some memorable friends - a scarecrow, a tin man & a lion – as well as foes - a wicked witch with a shoe fetish, some angry trees, flying monkeys.
Produced, Directed, Adapted and Narrated by Ian Bell, STARRING AN ALL STAR CAST: Andrew Tasakos as Dorothy/Judy Garland Ade as Toto/Terry the Terrier, Scott Shoemaker as Scarecrow/Ray Bolger, Todd Hull as Tin Man/ Jack Haley, Freddy "King Of Pants" Molitch as Cowardly Lion/ Bert Lahr, Imogen Love as Wicked Witch of the West/ Margaret Hamilton, Joe Randazzo as Aunty Em & Glinda the Good Witch, Cory Nealy as Professor Marvel & The Wizard of Oz, Spencer Thorsen as Uncle Henry, Flying Monkey, & many more! Technical design by Mo Smith
May 17, 18, 19
Natalie Portman plays Nina a ballet dancer who wins the lead in “Swan Lake”. Faced with the demands of the role, her twisted friendship with rival dancer Lily (Kunis), her controlling mother (Hershey), her lecherous director (Cassel), she begins to slowly lose her mind. Think of it as a mash-up of SHOWGIRLS and CARRIE — but with feathers and tutus!
Starring: Ben DeLaCreme (as Natalie Portman), Scott Shoemaker (as Mila Kunis), Basil Harris (as Vincent Cassel), Andrew Tasakos (as Barbara Hershey), Freddy Molitch (as Winona Ryder), with the dance talents of Amelia Reeber, Dennis Dulle, and Diana Cardiff! Choreographed by Diana Cardiff. Produced, Directed, Adapted and Narrated by Ian Bell
March 22, 23, 24
A Greek Muse with a love of Roller-Disco named Kira (Olivia Newton John) arrives in 1980 to visit mural artist Sonny Malone (Michael Beck). With the help of Danny McGuire (Gene Kelly), a man Kira had inspired forty years earlier, Sonny quits painting to open a disco roller-rink. The movie and it's dance numbers are all set to a fantastic soundtrack composed by E.L.O (Electric Light Orchestra).
Starring: Andrew Tasakos (as Olivia Newton John), Freddy Molitch (as Sonny Malone), Josh Hartvigson (as Gene Kelly), Scott Shoemaker (as The Soundtrack), and a gaggle of Roller Dancers. Choreographed by Diana Cardiff. Produced, Directed, Adapted and Narrated by Ian Bell