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Kismet (2015)

Forrest & Wright

Ancient Bagdad never looked so good!  The sweeping melodies based on the classic music of Alexander Borodin was brought to life in this luscious Golden Age musical.

JULIANA BISHOP HOCH, Executive and Artistic Director
~ presents ~
Kismet
~ A Musical Arabian Night ~
Music and Lyrics by
Robert Wright & George Forrest
(from themes of A. Borodin)
Book by
Charles Lederer & Luther Davis
(founded on a play by Edward Knoblock)

Directed by
TIMOTHY KENNEDY
Conducted by
NICHOLAS GILMORE
Choreography by
SARAH WILHELM
Scenic & Lighting Design by
PETER F. MULLER
Costume Designs by
DAVIS SIBLEY
Master Carpenter
DON REIDY

PRODUCTION STAFF
Assistant Conductor KATIE MATURA
Stage Manager/Assistant Director KATE BLAIR
Assistant Stage Manager KEVIN BRINKLEY
Assistant Costume Designer CHRISTA GORDON
Costume Assistant CATHY HALDEMAN
Costume Assistant KELLY TRUPKIEWICZ
Properties Master MICHAEL GORGAN
Scenic Artist MARY GAGNON
Makeup Designer AMANDA BRAVENDER
Sound Board Operator LANG JOHNSON
Rehearsal Accompanist SAM HENLINE
Graphic Artist and Graphics Designer MATT MYERS, ANN HARBOUR
Program Designer PETER F. MULLER

KISMET is presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4648 www.MTIShows.com
CAST of CHARACTERS
The Poet BENJAMIN WOOD
Marsinah LINDSEY FRENCH
Caliph SENHICA KLEE
Lalume BONI McINTYRE
Wazir ROBERT HOCH
Omar TREVOR VALDEZ
Chief of Police BRYAN GROSBACH
Jawan GREG FISCHER
Hassan Ben CHRISTIAN MARK GIBBS
Prosecutor ANTHONY WEBER
Widow Yussef CAROL VAN NATTA
Princess Zubbediya ABBIE HANAWALT
Zubbediya Marriage Arranger CLAIRE LeBORGNE
Princess Samaris ALEXANDRA BROWN
Samaris Marriage Arranger JOYCE HONEA
Imam EVAN GLASER

UNDERSTUDIES
The Poet BRYAN GROSBACH
Marsinah KRISTEN BAUMGARTNER SMITH
Caliph CHRISTIAN MARK GIBBS
Lalume CLAIRE LeBORGNE
ENSEMBLE
Muezzins CHRISTIAN MARK GIBBS, BRYAN GROSBACH, TREVOR VALDEZ, ANTHONY WEBER
Beggars MIKE HENSHAW, NANCY KRAJCI, OTIS McDONALD
Lalume’s Ayah KATE MATHEWS
Spies LARA GILE, NANCY KRAJCI, OTIS McDONALD
Princess of Ababu KATIE BURMASTER, TERI ENGLISH, HANNAH ESCOBAR
Merchants, Townspeople, Harem Girls, Officials, Wazir's Council, Wedding Party, and Police
KEN ANDERSON
VICTORIA BAUMGART
IZZIE BETTS
ALEXANDRA BROWN
COLE EMARINE
GREG FISCHER
CHRISTIAN MARK GIBBS
LARA GILE
EVAN GLASER
CHRISTA GORDON
ABBIE HANAWALT
MIKE HENSHAW
JOYCE HONEA
SARA JELLEY
WENDI KISS
NANCY KRAJCI
CLAIRE LeBORGNE
KATE MATHEWS
OTIS McDONALD
MYKL NAVI
LYNETTE SEELMEYER
KRISTEN BAUMGARTNER SMITH
CAROL VAN NATTA
ANTHONY WEBER
SARA WISE
Guards NATHAN HOCH, BOBBY KELLY, TYLER MARTIN, MICHAEL MARTINEZ
Featured Dancers KATIE BURMASTER, TERI ENGLISH, COLE EMARINE, HANNAH ESCOBAR, MYKL NAVI

ORCHESTRA
Violin I SHERI LEE
Violin II MELANIE HASKINS
Viola ANA FAIRCHILD
Cello LISA EAKINS
Bass CHRISTINA BOYER
Flute BETH ALLEN
Oboe MARLIEE INGLE
Clarinet/Bassoon/English Horn KOREY STEPHENS
Trumpet I NICHOLAS KENNY
Trumpet II STEVE HERBENER
Horn JENNIFER SWANSON
Trombone DANIEL MORRIS
Percussion JOHN MERIWETHER
Percussion TRISHA MARTIN-ADAMS
Piano SAM HENLINE
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