The Middletown High School Drama Club
The Musical

(based on Charles Dickens' "OLIVER TWIST")
Book, Music, and Lyrics by LIONEL BART
performed May 19 & 20, 1967
Directed by Miss Eileen J. Jeanes and Mrs. Veneta Billmayer

Cast of Characters
(in order of appearance)
Oliver Twist - a workhouse boy Michael Radkovich
Mr. Bumble - the workhouse Beadle John Silvia
Widow Corney - the workhouse Mistress Deborah Godfrey
Mr. Sowerberry - the undertaker William Alford
Mrs. Sowerberyy - his overseer Kathleen Murphy
Charlotte - their daughter Nancy Silvia
Noah Claypole - the undertaker's apprentice William Skahill
The Artful Dodger - Fagin's brightest pupil Phillip Ward
Fagin - an elderly receiver;
            runs an academy for young pickpockets
Keith Gawith
Nancy - a graduate of Fagin's academy Linda Hussey
Bet - a young lass in Fagin's academy Christine Abelein
Bill Sikes - a villian in his prime John Laudermilk
Mrs. Bedwin - the Brownlow's housekeeper
Diane Nunes
Mr. Brownlow - a gentleman of wealth and breeding
Alan Carroll
Dr. Grimwig Robert Blakes
Old Sally - a pauper Louise Hussey
Annie - a pauper Laurie Jackerson
Workhouse assistants and Bow Street Runners Wayne Kundrat and William Luderer
Workhouse Boys Amado Bobadilla, Amy Brock, Alan Feinstein, Gail Glaser, Patricia Martins, Susan Scott, Sherri Smith, Georgia D. Todd, Bruce Wilson, Linda Zagaglia
Fagin's Boys Debbie Calvin, Linda Cleasby, Patricia Martins, Rita Mellekas, Elizabeth Peckham, Marie Romanus, Susan Scott, Christine Stritzinger, Georgia D. Todd, Gail Vandermyde, Linda Zagaglia
Street Vendors Catherine Brock, Duncan Chopoorian, Barbara Ehrlich, Marianne Mytinger, Lisa Nemtzow
Chorus Robert Blake, Judi Day, Marybeth Ferretti, Lisa Finn, Janet and Nancy Jurista, John Kendrick, William Roche, Peggy Sullivan, Barbara Sylvia, brian Kerins
Accompanist Lois Abromitis
Production Staff
Co-Directors Miss Eileen J. Jeanes and Mrs. Veneta Billmayer
Accompanist Lois Abromitis
Producer Ellen Parker
Stage Manager Mr. Warren Anthony
Student Stage Manager Thomas Needham
Properties and Stage Crew Debra Smith, Chairman
Robert Alford, Robert Blake, Frank Carney, Parvaneh Chaffa, Jay Davis, Susan Gawith, John Jessey, Gary O'Neill, John Otth, Janice Osean, Nancy Rafferty, Joan Smith, Belinda Van Story, Kathleen Walling, Clark Westneat, Rita Zagaglia, Robert Pederson, Kenneth Lord, Betsy Silvia, Virginia Sullivan
Lighting John Oth and Robert Peterson
Make-up Phyllis Mellekas, chairman
Parvaneh Chaffa, Elizabeth Devine, Deborah Duckett, Holly Glaser, Ann Sokol
Programs Therese Taylor
Publicity and Tickets Anne Bogart, Barbara Bohan, Parvaneh Chaffa, Mary Jane Edwards, Marybeth Ferretti, Susan Scott, Joan Smith, Linda Soloman, Barbara Sylvia, Therese Taylor, Georgia Todd, Dana Wells
Prompters Anne Bogart and Therese Taylor
Ushers The Letterman's Club
The cast and crew of OLIVER! wish to thank the following for their untiring efforts and valuable aid:
Mrs. Joanne Bradfield - choreographer
Miss Virginia Gonsalves - publicity
Mrs. Tama Nemtzow, Mrs. Catherine Maynard, and Mrs. Carol Anthony - make-up
Miss Frances Martin - costumes
P & B Audio - sound system
T. A. M. Repertory Company - sets and costumes

Thanks to Clark and Elizabeth Westneat for sending original programs!


If you can identify anyone in the pictures below, I would LOVE to hear from you!
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