Our 1974-1975 Season: Mainstage
Resembling a music hall production more than a book musical, the allegorical plot examines the maintenance of the status quo between the upper and lower classes of British society in the 1960s.
The two main characters are Sir and Cocky. Since Sir forever is changing the rules of the game of life, downtrodden young Cocky always gets the short end of the stick. Assisting Sir is his eager disciple Kid, anxious to pick up bits of wisdom while helping keep Cocky in his place. Cocky tries to beat Sir at the game, first by getting a job, and then with love, but Sir bests him both times. Cocky is re-inspired when he sees a new character, the Negro, win the game behind his and Sir's backs. By ignoring the rules, Cocky manages to win, but neither he or Sir can function without the other.
The show ends with both of them frozen in a pose arguing which way to go next.
Opening Night: Friday, November 8, 1974 - Closing Night: Saturday, November 23, 1974
|Flute & Piccolo||Mary Harlicek|
|Drums||Walter Moore, Jr.|
|Musical Director||Lois Yanagi
|Stage Manager||Barbara Krajkowski
|Set Design||Steve Petruska
|Set Construction||Matt Mathews
|Set Construction-Crew||Marge Gaffney
|Set Decor||Donna Ferlanti
|Lighting Design||Sara Eliot
|Make-Up / Hair Crew||Ann Schulz
|Dance Captain||Kim Harrison
|Program Cover||Donna Ferlanti