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Steeltown, USA, 1937. In the middle of the great depression, Marc Blitzstein writes his blistering attack on the wealth and power of a few held over the working class poor. The industrialist Mr. Mister owns the town and the people in it, until union leader Larry Foreman exposes the greed and corruption that lies just beneath the grit and grim. First banned for public performance, Biltzstein’s revelatory operatic tale is as relevant today as it was 80 years ago.

By Marc Blitzstein

Director: Marc Richard

Choreographer: Alex Gratton

Musical Director: Chris Barillaro

Publication Date

2-15-2018

Production Year

2017/2018

Theatre Location

Studio Theatre, Sheridan

Cast

Professor Trixie: Liam Crober Best
Professor Scoot, Dr. Specialist: Claire Boudreau
Professor Mamie, Ella Hammer: Samantha Bourque
Bugs, Gent: Matthew Fearnley-Brown
Junior Mister: Aidan Burke
Reporter # 2: Caroline Burton
Mr. Mister: Jonathan Corkal
President Prexy: Geoffrey Cormier
Editor Daily, Sadie Pollock: Brynn Cutcliffe
Sister Mister: Alex Gratton
Larry Foreman: Colin Kelly
Reporter # 1: Brittni Kenny
Cop, Steve: Liam Lynch
Mrs. Mister: Emily Meadows
Harry Druggist: Russell Niessen
Dauber: Adam Smith
Gus Pollock, Dick: Braeden Soltys
Yasha: Benjamin Todd
Moll: Sydney Williams
Reverend Salvation:Garrett Woods

Ensemble: Aidan Burke, Caroline Burton, James Franklin, Matthew Gawley, Kelsi James, Brittni Kenny, Thomas Killip, Emma Burke Kleinman

Keywords

Cradle Will Rock, Theatre Sheridan, musical theatre

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Disciplines

Theatre and Performance Studies

Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

School

Department of Visual and Performing Arts

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Original Citation

Richard, M. (Director). (2018, February 15 – 25). The cradle will rock [Theatre Performance]. Oakville: Theatre Sheridan.

The Cradle Will Rock, February 15 – 25, 2018

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