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A Nice Family GatheringA Nice Family Gathering
by
Phil Olson

Nov. 28 - Dec. 20, 2008

Directed by Courtney DiBello


The story of a man who loved his wife so much, he almost told her!

It's the first holiday since Dr. Lundeen passed away and the Lundeen clan is gathering for Thanksgiving dinner. When the youngest son Carl arrives, he quickly sees that Mom is behaving strangely, but soon he has an even stranger family member to deal with his father who appears as a ghost that only Carl can see and hear. Dr. Lundeen's mission is to get Carl to tell Mom that he loved her, something implied but never spoken during their 41 years of marriage.

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However, things get even more complicated when other family members begin to gather. The overachieving older brother Michael is stressed over money matters and his wife is caught in the emotional maelstrom of her fertility treatments.

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The youngest sibling, sister Stacy, has picked Thanksgiving as the day to divulge two big secrets. But what sends ghostly Dad round the bend is Mom's date for Thanksgiving dinner. It's anyone's guess as to whether the Lundeen family can make it through this holiday intact, but the audience will have a fun time finding out.

 

 THE CAST    

 

A Nice Family Gathering

A Nice Family Gathering
 

Carl   Michael Castile
Mom   Kris Schinske
Dad   Terry Veal
Michael   Jerrad Allbritton
Jill   Sarah Hull
Stacy   Margaret Shippey
Jerry/Mrs. Enquist   Shawn Hicks
     

THE CREW

   
Director   Courtney DiBello
Set & Costume Design   Courtney DiBello
Lighting Design   Steven Gillmore
Stage Manager   Tom Gibson
Light Board Operator   Jason Moore
Sound Technician   Tom Gibson
Sound Engineer   Steven Gillmore
Set Construction   Steven Gillmore
Scenic Artist   Nick Backes
Other Scenic Painting   Rhonda Clark
Steven Gillmore
Properties   Rhonda Clark
Rehearsal Stand-in   Joe DiBello
Poster & Ad Design   Jonathan Siler
Website Photos   Rhonda Clark
CST Webmasters   Don Lusk
Phil Carlton
CST Artistic Director   Rhonda Clark
CST Box Office Manager   Vicky Zipf
CST Technical Director   Steven Gillmore
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 SPECIAL THANKS TO

Classen SAS Drama Department - Heritage Hall Performing Arts - Rebecca Link - Jon Womastek - Marc & Linda Charney

Cast Sponsor: Scott & Kimberly Weaver
Opening Night Party Sponsor: Beatnix Cafe

 
   

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