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Based on a true story, Floyd Collins follows its title character, who chases a dream of fame and fortune by turning a Kentucky cave into a tourist attraction.
In 1925, Floyd Collins himself became the attraction when he becomes trapped 200 feet underground. As reporters and gawkers from across the country descend on the property, alone, Floyd fights for his sanity and ultimately his life. This haunting musical, one of the most acclaimed in recent years, tells the transcendent tale of a true American dreamer and the contrast between the cynicism of the media and real emotions discovered by Floyd and his family.
Book by Tina Landau. Music and lyrics by Adam Guettel. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, additional lyrics by Tina Landau.
Director: Marc Richard
Musical Director: Ryan deSouza
Studio Theatre, Sheridan
Reporter, Local, Dr. Hazlett: Brandon Antonio
Ensemble: Claire Boudreau
Ensemble: Samantha Bourque
Floyd Collins: Ben Chiasson
Ensemble: Jonathan Corkal
Ed Bishop: Dean Deffett
Homer Collins: Benjamin Doncom
Ensemble: Eudes La Roche-Francoeur
H.T. Carmichael: Jared Klein
Skeets Miller: Connor J Lucas
Ensemble: Liam Lynch
Lee Collins: Ruaridh MacDonald
Reporter, Local, Fred Jordan: Caulin Moore
Miss Jane: Robyn Ord
Jewell Estes: Alex Panneton
Reporter, Local, Cliff Roney: Jean-Paul Parker
Bee Doyle: Brandon Roy
Ensemble: Nicolas Sampedro
Ensemble: Braeden Soltys
Nellie Collins: Julia Vos
Ensemble: Sydney Williams
Floyd Collins, Theatre Sheridan, musical theatre
Theatre and Performance Studies
Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
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Theatre Sheridan, "Floyd Collins, February 16 – 26, 2017" (2017). Theatre Sheridan Productions. 89.
Richard, M. (Director). (2017, February 16 – 26). Floyd Collins [Theatre Performance]. Oakville: Theatre Sheridan.