cowboy hatCrazy for You is a romantic love musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as “The New Gershwin Musical Comedy”, it is largely based on the songwriting team’s 1930 musical, Girl Crazy, but incorporates songs from several other productions as well. Crazy for You won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical.

SONG LIST: K-ra-zy For you, Things Are Looking Up, They Cant’ Take That Away From Me, I Can’t Be Bothered Now, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Could You Use Me, Shall We Dance, Entrance To Nevada, Slap That Bass, Tonight’s the Night / Bidin’ My Time, But Not For Me, Embraceable You, Someone To Watch Over Me, The Real American Folk Song, What Causes That, Naughty Baby, Stiff Upper Lip, New York Interlude (Concerto In F), Stairway to Paradise, Bronco Busters / I’ve Got Rhythm

A Banker, Bobby Child who would rather be in show business, is sent by his mother to foreclose a mortgage on a property in Deadrock, Arkansas. The property turns out to be a theatre. Then Bobby falls in love with the postmistress who’s father happens to be the man owing on the mortgage on the theatre. In the end, they put on a show to save the theatre.
DIRECTORS:
Producer: Dr. Myrlene Kennedy
Drama Director: Kathy Powdrell
Vocal Music: Jane Ann Quevedo
Choreographer: Barbie Parker
Accompanist: Laurie Purcell
Instrumental Music: Bob MacWilliams

LEADS (in order of appearance)
Jared Bourgeois – Bobby Child
Amber Human – Polly Baker
Christen Vincent – Irene Roth
Bobby Kessling – Bela Zangler
John Panzarella – Everett Baker
Mandy Thomas – Tess (Lead Follies Girl)
Wes Hickey – Lank
Meredith Savage – Mrs. Lottie Child
Carrie Devescovi – Patricia Fodor
Cody Easterbrook – Eugene Fodor
Emily Latour – Patsy
Danny Kirkwood – Sam
Ashlee Beltz – Elaine
Barrett Goldsmith – Harry
Angie Payne – Suzie
Jonathan Jones – Pete
Trevor Ward – Perkins
Wade Hanegan – Billy
Mary Ellen Shuffle – Mitzi
Eric Barcak – Chauffeur
Max Goodgame – Festus
Katie Herbek – Betsy
Victoria Wheeler – Margie
Melissa Baker – Sheila
Chris Harris – Wyatt
Ryan Maslak – Mingo
Paula Brown -Louise
David Segrera – Junior
Denise Williamson – Vera
Janelle Troyer – Barbie
Paige Nitsch – Kathy
Katie Purcell – Rose
Kemi Nurudeen – Lola
Anna Lentz – Sadie
Ashley Osborn – Ruth
Pamela Lopez – Ginger
Megan Corcoran – Candy
Melissa Ford – Mary
Alexis Fewell – Phyllis
Bobby Kirkpatrick – Moose
Paul Panzarella – Jimmy
Powdy Powdrell – Custus

1999