CRAZY FOR YOU® The New Gershwin® Musical


ALL SINGING! ALL DANCING! ALL GERSHWIN!

Crazy for You® The New Gershwin® Musical

Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
Book by Ken Ludwig
Directed & choreographed by Dayna Tekatch
A co-production with Theatre Calgary

Suggested by the 1930 hit Girl Crazy, this “new” Gershwin musical is about a well-to-do young New Yorker, Bobby Child, who is sent to Nevada to foreclose on a theatre owned by the family business. Falling in love with the local postmistress, Bobby decides to produce a show to save the theatre. With favourites such as I Got Rhythm, Embraceable You, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Someone to Watch Over Me and more.

• 3 Tony Awards including Best Musical
• 3 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical
• 5 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and Best Musical Revival

“Who could ask for anything more?” – TORONTO STAR

“It is heaven on earth. Everything an American musical comedy should be.” – THE NEW YORKER

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 12+

ENRICHMENT GUIDE

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CITADEL SPOTLIGHT with Artistic Director Daryl Cloran, talking about CRAZY FOR YOU

March 4 – 26, 2017 - Shoctor Theatre

Cast and Creative Team

CAST
Rachel Bowron – Irene Roth
Nadya Corscadden – Evelyn
Jonathan Cullen – Sam
Sheldon Elter – Moose
Alison Roberts – Betsy
Jesse Gervais – Lank Hawkins
Susan Gilmour – Lottie Child
Elizabeth Greer – Rose
Larry Herbert – Everett Baker
Alex Kelly – Billy
Kelsey Lacombe – Patsy
Will Lamond – Mingo
Andrew MacDonald-Smith – Bobby Child
Ayrin Mackie – Polly Baker
Makayla Moore – Tess
Gregory Pember – Junior
Elizabeth Stepkowski-Tarhan – Patricia Fodor
Andrew Taylor – Jimmy
John Ullyatt – Bela Zangler
Sarah Vance – Mitzi/Dance Captain
Christopher Wilson – Perkins/Custus
Blair Young – Eugene Fodor

CREW
Director & Choreographer – Dayna Tekatch
Assistant Director – Farren Timoteo
Music Director – Don Horsburgh
Set & Costume Designer – Cory Sincennes
Lighting Designer – Gerald King
Associate Lighting Designer – April Viczko
Sound Designer – Peter McBoyle
Fight Director & Associate Choreographer – Jonathan Purvis
Stage Manager – Evan R. Klassen
Assistant Stage Manager – Emma Brager
Assistant Stage Manager – Al Gadowsky

Making of...

Behind the Scenes of the Citadel’s CRAZY FOR YOU:
The Cast Gets Down To Work – First Read/Sing Through of Crazy For You

Crazy For Costumes

I’m Cukoo for You!

Director and Choreographer Dayna Tekatch talks about the challenge of managing two significant roles in such a large production.

Director and Choreographer Dayna Tekatch talks about how part of the story is told through the spectacular dance routines.

Director and Choreographer Dayna Tekatch talks about how much she loves this show from beginning to end.

Previews and Reviews

CLICK HERE FOR AN EXCLUSIVE Q&A WITH ACTOR ANDREW MACDONALD-SMITH!

CLICK HERE FOR AN EXCLUSIVE Q&A WITH ACTOR AYRIN MACKIE!

CLICK HERE FOR AN EXCLUSIVE Q&A WITH DIRECTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER DAYNA TEKATCH!

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