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Randy Bichler - Charlie Anderson - Randy is a Junior Theatre/Voice major at UW - Eau Claire, and has many theatrical credits already, including the title role in "Julius Caesar", and Algernon in "The Importance of Being Ernest" He has appeared in several PST productions, including Charles in last year's Pippin and also appeared in Guys and Dolls, here in 1976 and also at UWEC. A graduate of Port High, he received numerous honors in music, Forensics, and appeared in several HS productions, including "Show Boat", and as M.H.Brady in "Inherit the Wing".
Rick Schultz - Jacob - The 'old timer' of the sons, a 1970 graduate of PHS, Rick has appeared in a number of PST productions dating back to You're a Good Man Charlie Brown in 1972 where he portrayed the title role. He has appeared in last year's production of Pippin. Rick openly admits he can't dance.
Allan Wallisch - James - Al is another veteran of PST productions; leading player in Pippin, Once upon a Mattress, Guys and Dolls. A theatre student at UW - Stevens Point, he appeared there in "6 Rms Riv Vu", and the opera "La Perochole". In 1975, he played the part of Judas in the PST's Godspell. Al spends most of his summers in Port looking for a summer job.
Gil Salm - Nathan - While a student a Port High, Gil appeared in several musicals. This is Gil's first PST production. He has many talents, but we don't know what they are (except he can sing!!)
Dean W. Tutas - John - Dean, a Form Port High graduate, has many high school credits in musical productions including "Showboat" and "Brigadoon". Dean prides himself on being present at ALL rehearsals!!!
Michael Torti - Henry - Mike is a Junior at Port High, but has appeared in many roles already, including "Our Town", "Brigadoon", "Dark of the Moon", "Jabberwock", and as sneaky in Port High's award winning one-act "Sneaky Fitch", Co-founder of the Angelos-Torti Foundation and local Dilly Bar champion.
Caroline Jones - Jenny - Caroline will be a Senior this year at Port High, and in addition to being a talented musician, she also has appeared in many high school productions, most recently in "Pajama Game", prof. Welch in "Jabberwock", and in "Brigadoon". She had to be coerced into auditioning this year.
John Berthiume - Robert (the boy) - John will be a freshman this year at Port High. Also, this is his debut in a PST production. He also plays the piano and guitar, and rides his bike in the auditorium lobby.
Bonnie McDaniel - Anne - Bonnie's experience include PST's Pippin, Guys and Dolls, Once upon a Mattress, and she has also appeared in "Music Man", "Kismet", "Lo and Behold" and HS Variety shows. She also has dance training. Bonnie looks forward to appearing in PST productions each year, and she is almost as old as the director!!! Egad.
Tess Larzelere - Gabrielle - A recent graduate of Port High with a 'loly 4.0' GPA and was co-valedictorian, Tess has assisted with many high school productions (immeasurably!) and is an experienced flutist. Good things always come in small packages.
Tom Kohls - Reverend Byrd - This is Tom's fourth successive PST production. He will be undoubtedly remembered for his outstanding portrayal of "the Head" in last year's Pippin. He is also a new father. Congratulations!!
Dan Eckert - Sam - Dan appeared as Lewis in last year's production of Pippin. A Junior at Port High, Dan has appeared in several high school shows, including "Pajama Game", "Jabberwock", "Sneaky Finch". Dan has acquired the nickname 'stoneface' in this year's production because he NEVER cracks a smile.
Guinevere Kohls - Baby Martha - Guinevere, the daughter of Tom and Donna, makes her acting debut in this years PST production. She doesn't have a lot of experience, but then she's only about three weeks old!!!
Mark Angelos - Sergeant Johnson
Brian Kunz - Tinkham/Confederate Snipers
Paul Lanser - Carol
Ralph Lohse - Marauder
Luke Bocher - Marauder
Bill Henkle - Corporal
Brian Johnson - Engineer
Chris Roob - Confederate Snipers
Men and Women of the Shenandoah Valley
Lori Aagerup, Christine Angelos, Mark Angelos, Ann Ansay, Claire Flierl, Ericka Flierl, Anne Hoffman, Donna Hunsicker, Biran Johnson, Jim Johnson, Brian Kunz, Paul Lanser, Tom Lazar, Chris Roob, Todd Tutus