Oliver - Revival

October 4 - 20 2019

The Cast

Oliver Twist - Christopher Cummiskey (Warren) and Tarin Askew (Warren)
Fagin - Matthew Grant Winston (Williamstown)
Bill Sikes - Andrew Roy (Montpelier)
Nancy - Marie Schmukal (Warren)
The Artful Dodger - Zoe Blackman (Waitsfield)
Mr. Bumble - Jeff Tolbert (Randolph)
Mrs. Corney - Ginger Greene (Waitsfield)
Mr. and Mrs. Sowerberry - Susan Loynd (Fayston) & Cynthia Seckler (Fayston)
Charlotte Sowerberry - Maddie Commo (Waterbury)
Noah Claypole - Ashley Hall (Warren)
Bet - Allie Brooks (Warren)
Mr. Brownlow - Tom Badowski (Moretown)
Dr. Grimwig - Jay Carpenter (Warren)
Mrs. Bedwin - Rachel Natvig (Northfield)
Old Sally - Cheri Lundblad (Moretwon)
"Who Will Buy" Quartet: Kirsten Reilly (Warren), Allie Brooks, Ashley Hall, Annie McMillion (Waitsfield)
ENSEMBLE: Andrew Roy (Montpelier), Marci Robinson (Warren), Charlotte Robinson (Warren)
Orphans & Pickpockets: Abigail Leighty (Warren), Annie McMillion (Waitsfield), Lucy Badger (Waitsfield), Jasper Mayone (Fayston), Julia Cox (Waitsfield), Camille Edgcomb (Warren), Molly Carpenter (Warren), Lessa Dreimiller (Waitsfield)

Artistic Director & Choreographer - Ruth Ann Pattee
Music Director - Michael Halloran
Stage Manager - Joanne Puente
Set Design - Ruth Ann Pattee and Mikki Nucci
Light Operator - Amelia Brooks
Photos by Alison Duckworth, Ruth Ann Pattee, and Kiaya Korb
Keyboard - Michael Halloran
Flute/Piccolo - Barbara Wager
Clarinet - Danielle Trasciatti-Holmberg
Violin - Patricia Fitzgerald

Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike. Oliver originally graced the Valley Players stage in 2008, and tells the story of Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, who becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. When Oliver is captured for a theft that he did not commit, the benevolent victim, Mr. Brownlow takes him in. Fearing the safety of his hideout, Fagin employs the sinister Bill Sikes and the sympathetic Nancy to kidnap him back, threatening Oliver’s chances of discovering the true love of a family.​