Brigadoon

Once in the Highlands, the Highlands of Scotland, two weary hunters lost their way.” It is this desolate situation which Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas, two young New Yorkers, are contemplating when the curtain rises on a misty glen in Scotland. As the two exhausted men reflect on what they have forsaken in the States for their present predicament, a lift in the Highland veil reveals to them the awakening village of Brigadoon; a village which comes into being for only one day in each century.
The strained and strange greetings of the villagers bedecked in 18th century costumes, who have gathered in the market square to sell their wares and to discuss the final wedding preparations of Jeannie MacLaren and the boyish Charlie Dalrymple, are softened for Tommy by his encounter with Jeannie’s lovely sister, Fiona, and enlivened for Jeff by his reluctant entanglement with the maid, Meg Brockie.
The blissful occasion is momentarily tinged with gloom when the fate of Brigadoon is threatened by Harry Beaton, Jeannie’s rejected suitor. And Tommy, now burdened with the knowledge of Brigadoon’s secret and enraptured by the gentle charms of the beautiful Fiona, is confronted with the choice of remaining forever at the side of the Scottish lass or returning to the unsatisfying world familiar to him. At the close of the day he is still unable to commit himself without doubt or regret to Fiona and to Brigadoon, and leaves with Jeff for America.
Restless and unhappy in New York, Tommy finally yields to the haunting memory of Fiona and, guided by the faith and strength of his love, finds his way back to Brigadoon.

Media


Photography by Steve Irish

Cast/Characters

Tommy Albright – David Bourgeois

Fiona MacLaren – Katie Phillips

Jeff Douglas –  Rolland Roebuck

Meg Brockie – Holly Pietenpol

Charlie Dalrymple – Matt Rickmeier

Jean MacLaren – Tegan Herman

Mr. Lundie – Jim Wucherer

Harry Beaton – Holland White

Archie Beaton – Erik Tanck

Andrew MacLaren – Lee Tempas

Angus MacGuffie – Sam Shircel

Stuart Dalrymple – Neil Beaton

MacGregor – Don Held

Sandy Dean – Kyle Schwanke

Maggie Anderson – Heidi Weinaug

Jane Ashton – Sandra Kasten

Frank the Bartender – Eric Johnson

Vendors – Neil Beaton, Don Held, Sharon Quinn, Jody Tempas, Lee Tempas, Christopher Wilson

Dancers – Rachel Platz, Cassidy Steinke, Jody Tempas, Heidi Weinaug, Hope White

Sword Dancers – Connor Giles, Kyle Schwanke, Holland White

Bagpipe Players – Tamara Simonson, Mike O’Connell

Chorus/ Townfolks – Neil Beaton, Michelle Bestul, Jon Cook, Connor Giles, Don Held, Tegan Herman, Karen Irish-Lutze, Sandra Kasten, Rachel Platz, Sharon Quinn, Danielle Rammer, Kyle Schwanke, Sam Shircel,Cassidy Steinke, Erik Tanck, Jody Tempas, Lee Tempas,  Holland White, Hope White, Christopher Wilson, Jim Wucherer,

 

Production Staff

Director: Joe Feustel

Musical Director: Janice Westphal

Choreographer: Veronica Hilke

Stage Manager: Stephanie M. Gibson

Asst. Stage Manager: Deb Stache

Production Manager: Dustin L. Uhl

Set Design: Dustin L. Uhl

Dance Captain: Heidi Weinaug

Costume Design: Beverly Dulmes, Jan Wilkinson

Light Design: Rick Klein

Sound Design: Lee Schneider, Dave Steinmeyer

Properties: Karen Held

Make-up Design: Lynn Schultz

Master Carpenter Dave Steinmeyer

Paint Master: Colleen Bertram

Orchestra

Conductor/ Keyboard: Janice Wetphal

Bass: Lee Steffen

Flute/ Piccolo: Cathy Perronne

Violin: Karen Brunooge

Percussion: Brian Koehl

Clarinet: Nathan Knepprath

Oboe: Erin Britton

Bagpipes: Tamara Simonson, Mike O’Connell