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									   Helena Little Theatre                                            Helena Little Theatre
                                                                                   and
    Board of Directors                                        Phillips Community College
     Lanie Brandon, President/Treasurer                                           present
         Julia Aitken, Vice President



                                                                  SOUTH
            Chris Allen, Secretary

                 Ciri Burks
               Sylvia Darnell
              Travis Eddleman




                                                                  PACIFIC
                Rick Hendrix
                Pam Hopper
                Everett Long
              Carrie Simmons
                Cindy Steele
              Peggy Webster
         Kirk Whiteside (Ex-Officio)                  Music by                                         Lyrics by
                                                Richard Rodgers                             Oscar Hammerstein II
    Joyce Bell (Honorary Life - deceased)
          Eloise Kalb (Honorary Life)                                            Book by
      Dr. Jean Knowlton (Honorary Life)
  Miss Lily Peter (Honorary Life - deceased)
                                                          Oscar Hammerstein II & Joshua Logan
       Dr. Gene Weber (Honorary Life)
                                                             Adapted from the Pulitzer prize winning novel
                                                    “Tales of the South Pacific” by James A. Michner

                                                      Costumes                                        Properties
Phillips Community College                         Cindy Steele                                      Ciri Burks
                                                                                  Sound
      Board of Visitors                                                         Ben Adler
      Mrs. Charleen Hickey, Chairman                   Scenic Coordinator/Lighting Designer/Technical Director
      Mr. Gary Hudson, Vice-Chairman                                            Tim Pryor
       Mrs. Ruth Denson, Secretary
         Mr. Bill Brandon, Treasurer
      Dr. Steven W. Jones, Chancellor
                                                                           Stage Manager
                                                                         Paulette Parker
           Mr. Delaney Alexander
           Mr. Clayton Castleman               Musical Director/Orchestration                      Choreographer
            Mrs. Sherry Criswell                Samuel Gaustad                                    Pauline Smith
           Mrs. Mary Louise Fiser
              Mr. Roy Kirkland                                   Director/Musical Staging/Conductor
           Mrs. Laverne McGruder
              Mr. Walter Morris
                                                                          Kirk Whiteside
            Mr. George Vickers
                                                            Performed through special arrangements by
                                                         Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Music Theatre Library, Inc.
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                                Cast of Characters
Ensign Nellie Forbush .................................................................. Denice Morgan
Emile de Becque ............................................................................ Don Eastman
Ngana, his daughter ........................................................................ Lisa Barfield
Jerome, his son ................................................................................ Noah Burks
Henry, his servant ............................................................................. Wade Bullis
Bloody Mary ................................................................................... Debbie Hardy
Liat, her daughter ......................................................................... Danielle Hardy
Luther Billis ................................................................................... Chris Maloney
Stewpot ............................................................................................ Rick Hendrix
Professor .......................................................................................... Philip Beben
Lt. Joseph Cable ....................................................................... Travis Eddleman
Capt. George Brackett ................................................................... Pat Truemper
Cmdr. William Harbison ..................................................................... Chad Virgil
Lt. Buzz Adams ............................................................................... Carl Williams
Yeoman Herbert Quale ............................................................... Onaje Oladuwa
                                                                                                                    Acknowledgments
Radio Operator Bob Mc Caffrey .................................................... Calvin George                            Gist Music
Seabees ................................................................ Brad Hodges and Jerry Zigler                      Quality Floors
Sailors ............................................................... David Darnell and Jason Peters                Watson’s Flowers & Gifts
Marines ................................................................. Mel George and Rusty Porter                  West Helena Furniture

                                                 Nurses
                                                                                                                            Lanie Brandon
                                               Emily Croker
                                                Dana Cruz                                                                    Joyce Clifton
                                              Kathy Dulaney                                                                   Laura Dietz
                                               Tammy Estes                                                            Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Graham
                                             Brenda Frensley                                                                  Ruth Howe
                                              Johnnie Fridell
                                                                                                                       Palmer and Trulie Jones
                                              Sarah Higgins
                                              Aaren Mitchell                                                                  Katie Miller
                                              Nicole Wenzel                                                         Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Rohrscheib
                                                                                                                               Jo Turner
                                                                                                                           Mrs. J.W. Woods
               Bali Ha’i Chorus                                               Islanders
               Lou Ann Davison                                               Dylan Burks
                Abby Eddleman                                                Trey Clifton
                  Gloria Estes                                              Patrick Hardy
               Amanda George                                                Hannah Murry
                 Kelly Hamilton                                           Jared Richardson
                Martha Hornor
                  Amy Peters
                 Amanda Pryor




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                                   Patrons                                                                   Musical Synopsis
CORPORATE SPONSOR ($500 +)                      ACTOR ($50-99)
                                                                           The action of the play takes place on two islands in the South Pacific during World
     Entergy-Arkansas                      Robin and Norman Bryant
                                                                           War II. There is one week’s lapse of time between the two Acts.
     First National Bank                        John Chambless
    Helena National Bank                   Mr. and Mrs. Ed Grauman
    Union Planters Bank                        Richard D. Hendrix
                                                                                                                              ACT I
                                            Mary Katherine Jacob
                                                                                                                           OVERTURE
                                             Florence C. Johnson
    PRODUCER ($200-$499)                      John and Kelly King
                                                                                   Scene 1: The Terrace of Emile de Becque’s Plantation Home
       Fred and Ann Faust                  Watson and Frances Light
                                                                           “DITES-MOI” ........................................................................... Ngana and Jerome
  Mr. and Mrs. Poindexter Fiser            Mr. and Mrs. Riley Porter       “A COCKEYED OPTIMIST” .......................................................................... Nellie
   Mr. and Mrs. John King, Jr.             Mr. and Mrs. Bill Simmons       “TWIN SOLILOQUIES” ................................................................ Nellie and Emile
   Jimmie and Martha Manley                 Pete and Virginia Topp         “SOME ENCHANTED EVENING” ................................................................. Emile
  Mr. and Mrs. Billy G. Mitchell           Drs. P. and K. Vasudevan        Reprise: “DITES-MOI” ............................................................ Ngana and Jerome
  Roller Citizens Funeral Home
        Southwestern Bell                                                                     Scene 2: Another Part of the Island
                                                                           “BLOODY MARY” ............................. Sailors, Seabees, Marines and Bloody Mary
                                                 FRIEND ($10-49)
                                               Monk and Julia Aitken
     DIRECTOR ($100-$199)                                                               Scene 3: The Edge of a Palm Grove Near the Beach
                                          Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Billingsley
             Chris Allen                                                   “THERE IS NOTHIN’ LIKE A DAME” ........... Billis, Sailors, Seabees and Marines
                                                  Callie Brandon
Blackhawk Warehouse & Leasing                                              “BALI HA’I” ......................................................................................... Bloody Mary
                                           Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Brown
      Bill and Lanie Brandon                         Ann Bush
     Bill and Cassie Brothers                                                                                Scene 4: The Company Street
                                                  Mrs. V.A. Coco
        Gary and Ciri Burks                 Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Dodson
       Tom and Betty Faust                                                                      Scene 5: Inside the Island Commander’s Office
                                                Marjorie S. Gradus
      Jim and Elaine Frazier                Ray and Sandy Hambrick
     Wes and Pat Freemyer                                                                                    Scene 6: The Company Street
                                            Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hardin
    Al and Emma Lee Gordon                        Dorothy Henley
  Mr. and Mrs. Dick D. Hendrix                                                                     Scene 7: The Beach
                                                Charleen R. Hickey         “I’M GONNA WASH THAT MAN RIGHT OUT-A MY HAIR” ...... Nellie and Nurses
  Mr. and Mrs. Henry K. Jordan                 Jim and Nancy Howe          “I’M IN LOVE WITH A WONDERFUL GUY” ............................. Nellie and Nurses
      Thad and Nancy Kelly                   Hollis and Bobbie Jones
     Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Lewis              Mr. and Mrs. Joe Madonia                                          Scene 8: The Company Street
  Mr. and Mrs. Bart R. Lindsey            Bill and Eulene McAlexander
   Walter and Bennette Morris                     Margaret Morris                               Scene 9: Inside the Island Commander’s Office
   Mr. and Mrs. David Solomon                     Chuck Roscopf
   Jimmy and Peggy Webster                       Myron A. Schrantz                             Scene 10: Another Part of the Island
    Ed Pat and Betsy Wright                  Mr. and Mrs. Mike Taylor      Reprise: “BALI HA’I” ........................................................ French and Native Girls
                                           Mr. and Mrs. Lannie Travis
                                                Mrs. Roy B. Warren                      Scene 11: Inside a Native Hut on Bali Ha’i
                                          Mr. and Mrs. Hugh M. Woods       “YOUNGER THAN SPRINGTIME” ............................................................... Cable
                                              Bob and Vivian Wright
                                                                                                       Scene 12: Near the Beach on Bali Ha’i

                                                                                                          Scene 13: Emile’s Terrace
                                                                           “FINALE ACT I” ............................................................................................. Emile

                                                                                                    --TEN MINUTE INTERMISSION--
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                                                ACT II                                                        Tim Pryor (Scenic/Lighting Designer/Technical Director) began his career at
                                                                                                              Nashville Academy Theatre in Nashville, Tennessee as an Assistant Technical
         Scene 1: A Performance of “The Thanksgiving Follies”                                                 Director and also began designing lighting for the stage. While in Nashville, Tim
“DANCE” ......................................................................... Nellie, Nurses and G.I.’s   worked at a variety of locations including TPAC, Vanderbilt, and Scene Three
                                                                                                              Studios. From Nashville, Tim went to work at St. Croix, USIV and returned to
          Scene 2: Backstage at “The Thanksgiving Follies”                                                    educational theatre as a Technical Director at Kenyon College in Ohio. Tim’s next
“HAPPY TALK” ..................................................................... Bloody Mary and Liat       stop occurred at the University of South Carolina, where he worked in the Theatre
                                                                                                              Dept. as a lighting and audio supervisor. Tim comes to PCCUA most recently
         Scene 3: The Performance Resumes, as in Scene 1                                                      from the University of Memphis.
“HONEY BUN” ............................................................ Nellie, Billis and Ensemble
                                                                                                              Pauline Smith (Choreographer) an import to the states from England, Pauline
                 Scene 4: Backstage, as in Scene 2                                                            has resided in Helena for thirty years. Her relationship with Phillips Community
“YOU’VE GOT TO BE CAREFULLY TAUGHT” ............................................ Cable                        College and Helena Little Theatre is quite extensive. Not only has she been involved
“THIS NEARLY WAS MINE” ......................................................................... Emile
                                                                                                              in almost every production for the last thirty years, but she has also served as the
                                                                                                              official choreographer for every musical production during that time. Her most
                            Scene 5: Another part of the Island
                                                                                                              memorable roles include Mrs. Baker in Come Blow Your Horn, Yente the
                                  Scene 6: The Radio Shack                                                    Matchmaker in Fiddler on the Roof, Nancy in Oliver, and Mama Rose in Gypsy.

                            Scene 7: Another Part of the Island
                                                                                                              Paulette Parker (Stage Manager) received a B.S.E. in Speech and a M.A. in
                                                                                                              Theatre Arts from Arkansas State University. She teaches senior English, speech
                                  Scene 8: The Radio Shack                                                    and theatre at Elaine High School and was recognized by the Teacher Institute as
                                                                                                              one of Arkansas’ Distinquished Teachers. Last year she was nominated by
                                Scene 9: The Company Street                                                   representative Barbara King as a committee member to the Wildwood Performing
                                                                                                              Arts Center. Paulette recently served as Production Stage Manager for the musical
                      Scene 10: The Beach                                                                     production of The King and I. You may remember Paulette onstage as Grace in
Reprise: “SOME ENCHANTED EVENING” ................................................. Nellie                    Annie and as the Baroness in The Sound of Music. Paulette has also directed It’s a
                                                                                                              Wonderful Life, the first production performed at the Malco Theater. From stage
                               Scene 11: The Company Street                                                   crew to stage manager, she has done it all.
                            Scene 12: Emile’s Terrace                                                         Cindy Steele (Costume Design) is a native Helenian and a graduate of DeSoto
“FINALE ULTIMO” ............................................. Emile, Nellie, Ngana and Jerome                 School and Arkansas Tech University. She currently teaches math and history at
                                                                                                              DeSoto. Cindy began working on costumes assisting Nancy Hornor with our elabo-
                                                                                                              rate production of The Wizard of Oz and the beautifully costumed The King and I.
                                                                                                              Cindy was the leading force in the costume design of last year’s Dinner Theatre
                                                                                                              production of Greater Tuna. Cindy is an active member of the HLT Board and is
                             Orchestra Personnel                                                              married to Jeff Steele with whom she traveled throughout the world as a military
                                                                                                              wife and elementary teacher.
                                            Conductor
                                         KIRK WHITESIDE                                                       Ben Adler (Sound) is new to the theatre scene, but certainly not to the world of
                                                                                                              performing arts. A member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame, Ben has performed on
                                           Keyboards                                                          vocals, drums, guitar, bass, and worked as a sound mixer. His credits include
                                       SAMUEL GAUSTAD                                                         performing with Ace Cannon, Eddie Bond, and Jimmy Evans, among others.
                                        LANIE BRANDON
                                       RACHEL KNATAITIS                                                       Ciri Burks (Properties) has been involved backstage in HLT/PCC productions
                                       DEBBIE SNOWDEN
                                        PEGGY WEBSTER
                                                                                                              for several years as a result of her two talented children, Noah and Dylan, who are
                                                                                                              both appearing in South Pacific. Ciri and her husband, Gary, own Quality Floors
                                            Percussion                                                        and are both active throughout our community, including Helena Little Theatre,
                                          JOHN DARNELL                                                        where Ciri serves on the Board of Directors.
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Pat Truemper (Capt. Brackett) is performing his first role in an HLT/PCC pro-
duction. Pat is an accomplished choral singer and has contributed his rich, reso-
                                                                                                             Production Staff
nate voice to his church, having served as cantor and choir member, as well as
                                                                                                                  Assistant Stage Manager
singing in the Christmas show, Home for the Holidays at PCC. Pat is the retired
                                                                                                                   BARBIE WASHBURN
General Manager for Yale Hoists in Forrest City, Arkansas, where he was em-
ployed for 33 years. He is an avid outdoorsman enjoying fishing, hunting, kayaking,                                    Properties
backpacking, camping and even bee keeping!                                                                         CONNIE JOHNSTON
                                                                                                                     PAM HOPPER
Chad Virgil (Harbison) has been a Chemistry teacher at Central High School for                                       DYLAN BURKS
the past three years. Chad graduated with a Biochemistry Degree from Bowling
Green State Univerisity . A National Merit Scholar, Chad is a Teach for America                                         Stage Crew
                                                                                             JOHN HORNOR                                  APRIL TURNER
alumni and current volunteer. He made his HLT/PCC stage debut as the narrator in            GERMAIN PIRTLE                               SAMUEL WILLIAMS
Home for the Holidays. Chad is actively involved in many outside activities,                MICHAEL THARP                                  CHAD WOODS
including leading the CHS Swing Club, Science Club, and Quiz Bowl. His hob-
bies include reading, gourmet cooking, mountain biking and camping. Chad hopes              Lightboard Operator                           Director’s Assistant
to purse his Masters and Ph.D in North Carolina in the near future.                         SHAWNA CASTILO                              BETTY ZANE WENZEL

                                                                                                                    Costume Assistant
                                                                                                                    SYLVIA DARNELL

                  Who’s Who Artistic Staff                                                                          Costumes/Dressers
                                                                                            LAURA PHILLIPS                       SISTER KIMBERLY PROHASKA
Kirk Whiteside (Director) is the director of the Performing Arts Department at              ROSE KETTLER                                DIANA RAMEY
                                                                                             RUTH LEUKEN
Phillips College. His acting and directing experience extends into many areas,
including repertory theatre, touring companies, and the television and motion                                           Make-up
picture industries. His first love, however, is music and musical theatre. He holds                                 VIRGINIA JONES
a Master of Fine Arts degree in drama and musical theatre from the University of                                  BARBIE WASHBURN
Miami and his extensive professional training includes work at the internationally-                               BRENDA WOODYARD
known and respected American Conservatory Theatre. During his tenure at
                                                                                                                  Hair
Phillips, Kirk has directed over 30 productions. He also serves as the Executive             CONNIE JOHNSTON, SANDY GEORGE AND KAREN JONES
Director of the PCC Workshop in the Arts summer program for children and young
adults. Kirk was recently invited to serve as an official judge for the Miss America                                 Set Construction
Pageant for the state of Illinois.                                                         TRAVIS EDDLEMAN                                CARL WILLIAMS
                                                                                           SHAWNA CASTILO                                SAMUEL WILLIAMS
Samuel Gaustad (Musical Director/Orchestrator) is the Music Instructor for                   APRIL TURNER                                  CHAD WOODS
Phillips Community College. He holds a Master of Arts in theatre from the
                                                                                                                    Program Design
University at Albany in Albany, New York, and a Bachelor of Science in piano                                      KENDRA BRADSHAW
pedagogy and performance from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York. Sam
has worked as artist-in-residence at Hartwick College and been musical director                              Poster/Program Cover Design
for their Summer Music Festival. Before moving to Helena, Sam served on the                                          VICKI COBB
theatre faculty of the University at Albany and as a private piano instructor at
                                                                                                                       Publicity
Schenectady Community College. Sam continues to serve as a contributing editor
                                                                                                                     MARLA CLARK
for Listener Magazine, reviewing musical theatre, pop, and classical recordings.
Favorite musical direction credits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor                    Tickets                                    House Manager
Dreamcoat, A Little Night Music, Bye, Bye Birdie, and Dames at Sea.                    JO TURNER AND JULIA AITKEN                            JO TURNER


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                                                                                     Danielle Hardy (Liat) is a student at DeSoto School. She has the distinction of
                    Who’s Who Principals                                             winning the “Best Actor/Actress Under 14” award from Up the Creek. Danielle’s
                                                                                     previous performances include Adventures in Dreamland, The Ransom of Red Chief
Lisa Barfield (Ngana), a gold medal winner in the Special Olympics Skating Com-
                                                                                     and Anne of Green Gables, as well as numerous church productions.
petition, is a newcomer to Helena. She and her family recently relocated from
Houston, Texas, where Lisa performed in the Deer Park Junior High production of      Debbie Hardy (Bloody Mary), Danielle’s real-life mom, is the owner of Bright
Guys and Dolls. Currently on the Honor Roll at DeSoto Academy, Lisa has always       Beginnings Daycare. Originally from West Helena, she was most recently seen on
enjoyed music and singing, and is thrilled to be a part of South Pacific.            stage in HLT/PCC’s production of Home for the Holidays. Debbie also appeared
                                                                                     in Central High School’s productions of The Sound of Music, Hello Dolly!, and
Noah Burks (Jerome), an Honor Roll sixth-grader at Barton, is an avid fan of
                                                                                     Carousel, among others. Out of area performing credits include The Fantastiks,
baseball. Certainly not a newcomer to the stage, Noah has appeared in Home for
                                                                                     Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and The Ransom of Red Chief.
the Holidays, The King and I, The Wizard of Oz, and PCC/UA’s 1999 and 2000
                                                                                     Debbie won a 1997 playwriting contest for her original play, Adventures in
Workshop in the Arts programs. In his spare time, Noah loves riding and racing
                                                                                     Dreamland, based on her daughter’s love of reading.
dirt bikes.
                                                                                     Rick Hendrix (Stewpot), a native of Helena, attended school at U.A.M.S., U.A.
Wade Bullis (Henry) relocated to Helena from Iowa. Serving five years in the
                                                                                     Fayetteville, and the University of Mississippi. Rick is a versatile performer, hav-
U.S. Navy, he is currently an unemployment benefits interviewer. South Pacific
                                                                                     ing performed such roles as the Lion, in The Wizard of Oz, Inspector LeDoux in
marks Wade’s return to the PCC/HLT stage after performing in last season’s pro-
                                                                                     Phantom and Lazar Wolf in Fiddler on the Roof. Rick works as manager of Hendrix
duction of The King and I. Wade states: “I am thoroughly inspired by all things I
                                                                                     Shoes, Inc. He is a distinguished past president and member of the Kiwanis Club
do by my girlfriend Genya Freeman, a teacher at Central High School.”
                                                                                     and currently serves as treasurer of HLT.
Philip Beben (Professor) is a recent graduate of Tulane University and currently a
                                                                                     Chris Malony (Luther Billis) has been in Helena since July 2000 as a physics
Math teacher at Central High School under the auspices of the Teach for America
                                                                                     instructor at Phillips Community College. After completing his Masters Degree in
program. He last performed in the Slidell, Louisiana high school production of
                                                                                     Physics from the University of Memphis, Chris taught for four years in Tennessee
Damn Yankees in 1996. Phillip’s hobbies include running, photography and read-
                                                                                     at Dyersburg Community College. Chris made his HLT/PCC debut last year in
ing.
                                                                                     Home for the Holidays. Additional performance credits include Guys and Dolls,
Don Eastman (Emile deBecque) is no stranger to the HLT/PCC stage! His twin-          All Night Strut and Fifteen Minute Hamlet.
kling smile and powerhouse voice have been captivating our audiences for years as
                                                                                     Denice Morgan (Nellie) enthusiastically returns to the stage for another musical.
Don has appeared in many romantic and memorable roles. Most recently, he was
                                                                                     Always a welcome addition to our company of players, Denice brings a wealth of
seen in Home for the Holidays, but Don will always be remembered for his debut
                                                                                     sparkle and talent to any role she plays. One of her most memorable roles was that
performance as Capt. Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, his humorous, yet touch-
                                                                                     of the Wicked Witch in HLT/PCC’s hit production of The Wizard of Oz . Her long
ing portrayal of Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, and as the sad father in Phantom.
                                                                                     string of credits includes the roles of Muriel in I’m Herbert, Eliza Doolittle in My
Don is a senior chemist with Entergy, a past president of HLT and resides in West
                                                                                     Fair Lady, Tzietal in Fiddler on the Roof, and Mary Jane in Big River. Denice has
Helena with his wife Anne and their two children, Andrew and Christina.
                                                                                     been a strong force in the HLT organization for many years, and a past president of
Travis S. Eddleman (Lt. Joseph Cable) is a freshman at Phillips Community            the Board of Directors. She recently began a new job with Tyler Farms, and con-
College where he is the recipient of a Performing Arts Scholarship and serves as     tinues to serve as the Coordinator for the Warfield Concerts. Denice’s pride and
technical assistant. Travis made his PCC/HLT debut as the Scarecrow in the highly    joy is her grand daughter, Katie!
acclaimed production of The Wizard of Oz. However, Travis will always be re-
membered for his entertaining portrayal of the many characters in Greater Tuna.
This past spring, Travis portrayed the role of Lun Tha in PCC/HLT’s production of
The King and I and also appeared in Home for the Holidays. A recent graduate of
Marvell Academy, Travis participated in school productions of The Hollywood
Hillbillies and Just Desserts. He was also A HOBY Leadership Ambassador and
winner of the DAR Citizenship Award and is the son of Terry and Stephanie
Eddleman.
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