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escape to margaritaville new dates 2024

Book by
Greg Garcia & Mike O'Malley

Music & Lyrics by
Jimmy Buffett

Escape to Margaritaville is produced by by special arrangement with
and all authorized materials supplied by
Broadway Licensing, New York, NY
www.broadwaylicensing.com

CAST

Tully Mars
STANLEY EVANS

Rachel
JORDAN BURCH

Tammy
JENNIFER BIGLEN

Brick
NATHAN COONEY

Marley
ARIEL CHAILLOU

J.D
RYAN GEIGER

Jamal
DONNIE LEWIS

Chad
ZACHARY DODSON

Wanda
ANNA ODELL

Female Tourist
SAMMI FLICKINGER

Goons
THOMAS KNOX
BENJAMIN MARSH

Lawyer Dude
DONNIE LEWIS

TSA Agent
ALEX ELIAS

Minister
MARK BRINER

Ensemble
MARK BRINER     GINA CREEK
ZACHARY DODSON
JASON PATRICK EDWARDS
ALEX ELIAS   SAMMI FLICKINGER
THOMAS KNOX   CARISSA LAGANO
DONNIE LEWIS  BENJAMIN MARSH
ANNA ODELL   LISA RIGSBY GEIGER


MUSICAL NUMBERS
(in alphabetical order)

A Pirate Looks at Forty
Breathe In, Breathe Out, Move On
Changes in Latitude, Changes in Attitude
Cheeseburger in Paradise
Coast of Marseilles
Coconut Telegraph
Fins
Grapefruit - Juicy Fruit
Havana Daydreamin'
He Went to Paris
It's Five O'Clock Somewhere
It's My Job
Last Mango in Paris
License to Chill
Love and Luck
Margaritaville
One Particular Harbour
Three Chords
Volcano
We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us About
Why Don't We Get Drunk

THERE WILL BE A 15-MINUTE INTERMISSION

Band
Chris Rose.....keyboard 1
Stephanie Carlock.....keyboard 2
Josh Baker.....guitar
Michael Nordvik.....bass
Helen Schlaich.....reeds
Mark Leppo.....drums/percussion

Production Team

Director
DICKIE MAHONEY

Music Director
CHRIS ROSE

Choreographer
EYVO

Tap Choreographer
BAMBI JOHNSON

Dance Captain
SAMMI FLICKINGER

Costume Design
DICKIE MAHONEY

Stage Manager
BECKY FLICKINGER

Set Design
DICKIE MAHONEY
LISA STANDISH

Props
MEGHAN PHELAN
KRISI SPENCER
STANTON ZACKER
BENJAMIN MARSH
TOBY'S DINNER THEATRE

Light Design
WILLIAM A. PRICE III

Sound Design
DICKSON TEEL

Set Crew
DICKIE MAHONEY
JASON STANDISH
LISA STANDISH

Backstage Crew
KATE STANDISH

Special Thanks

Mayor Bill Martin & the City of Havre de Grace
Harford Cultural Arts Board
Maryland State Arts Council
Hayley Briner
Beards Hill Liquors
Austin M. Barnes Visuals
Matthew Peterson - MACHPE Photography
Steve Flickinger


WHO'S WHO

Jennifer Biglen (Tammy) is excited to be making her Tidewater Players debut! She has appeared in various productions in the Baltimore area, including Beauty and the Beast (Mrs. Potts), Mamma Mia! (Sophie), and Jesus Christ Superstar (Mary Magdalene). Jennifer trained in the music program at Concordia College-New York, and was part of the touring performance group, Re-Creation USA, where she performed within all fifty states. She would like to thank the production team for this opportunity, her castmates for all the laughter and fun, and her family and friends for their support, especially her husband, Jim. Jennifer would like to dedicate her performance in memory of her mother who would have loved this show!

Mark Briner (Ensemble) is thrilled to be back home on the Tidewater stage where he was last seen as Don Kirschner in their acclaimed production of Beautiful, as well as many other roles over the years as varied as Gus the Theatre Cat in CATS, Corny Collins in Hairspray, Lumière in Beauty & the Beast, the Union Captain in The Civil War, Rooster Hannigan in Annie, Glen Guglia in The Wedding Singer, Sir Robin in Spamalot, and Richard Henry Lee in 1776. Other favorite roles include Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Josh Baskin in Big, Capt. Walker in Tommy, and Jojo the sleazy street hustler in The Life. Also an accomplished director and designer, Mark has directed many shows throughout the state including Tidewater's critically acclaimed productions of Chess, Little Shop of Horrors, Elf and the world premiere of the original hit comedy whodunit Without a Clue, for which he also added the title of playwright to his resume. Mark has also designed costumes for a multitude of Tidewater shows over the millennium. But his favorite productions to date are his children, Justin, a nationally recognized voice actor in the anime world (most famous as Izuku Midoriya in My Hero Academia) and Hayley, an accomplished vocalist/musical theatre performer, both Tidewater alumni and immensely talented artists in their own rights.

Jordan Burch (Rachel) is making her debut with Tidewater! You may have caught her recently in HelloDolly! (Irene Molloy), Matilda (Miss Honey), and Legally Blonde (Brooke Wyndham). She has also been involved in productions such as Oklahoma!, Cabaret, and Merrily We Roll Along. Jordan wants to thank her mom and Jeff for their unwavering support in pushing her to return to theatre. Everyone be sure to indulge in a margarita or two, and enjoy the show:)

Ariel Chaillou (Marley) is an autodidact who conducts herself in singing and playing piano. A graduate from the Cab Calloway School of the Arts and currently an IT Major at Goldey- Beacom college in Wilmington, Delaware, Ariel takes great pride in her abilities and utilizes them in many different aspects of music. Ariel has performed at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada and The Grand Opera House in Wilmington, Delaware. She has previously performed at in Tidewater Players production of CATS (Grizabella). She also performed in Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon), RENT (Homeless bag lady), The Little Mermaid (Palace Maid/Lands People). and The Toxic Avenger (Shaniqua, Fred, SWAT, Concerned Citizen).  Aside from performing, Ariel loves flying as she is a trained acrobat proficient in the Lyra hoop apparatus. She is also a self-taught cake artist (ig, TikTok @ACakeArtist) who loves frequent vacations/travel! Aside from her creative endeavors, Ariel loves spending time with her husband Scott and caring for her 2 sons Alexander and Ezra! Ariel is absolutely thrilled to be playing Marley in the Tidewater Players production of Escape to Margaritaville. She is very honored to be a part of this production with so many talented cast members!

Nathan Cooney (Brick) is excited to be returning to the Tidewater stage! He was most recently seen in their acclaimed production of Beautiful-The Carol King Musical as one of the Drifters. He’s grateful to his friends, family and Dominic for their endless support and encouragement.

Gina Creek (Ensemble) started Dancing at the age of 6 in a small local studio then transitioned to Bobbie Ann's dance studio by 8 years old. She studied at Philadelphia School of the Performing Arts. She performed at Three little Bakers Dinner theater. Dance is her therapy and makes her happy. She is thankful for the impact Dance has had on her life and for this new opportunity with Tidewater Players.

Zachary Dodson (Chadd/Ensemble) has been involved with music in one way or another since elementary school and participated in musicals at Kennard Dale High School including his favorite role of Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast. Off the stage, Zach teaches Earth Science at Havre de Grace Middle School and showing no mercy beating them in Pokemon battles. He spends his time with friends and family, relaxing with a video game, walking aimlessly around Target, and getting overconfident at trivia night.

Jason Patrick Edwards (Ensemble) A lifelong resident of Aberdeen, Jason has always enjoyed making people laugh. Jason made his acting debut in production of
Footloose, followed by supporting roles in Shrek The Musical and Sister Act. Most recently he was seen onstage jamming out as Lonny Barnett in Rock of Ages. He would like to thank his family for their love and support and hopes that you enjoy the show.

Alex Elias (Ensemble) is thrilled to be returning to Tidewater for Margaritaville! Alex was previously seen as an ensemble member in The Prom. Some of her favorite performances were The Wizard of Oz (Ensemble), A Memory A Monologue A Rant and A Prayer (Director/Spoken Word), and Dracula (Vampire). Her grandmother is the biggest Buffett fan in the world, this performance is dedicated to her.

Stanley Evans (Tully Mars) is delighted to hit the stage again with Tidewater Players where he was last seen as Gerry Goffin nin Beautiful! You may have seen him recently in Georg), and  (Tarzan). In one of his most musical roles yet, he couldn’t be happier to join such a talented cast and production team. He would like to thank director Dickie Mahoney for always bringing such amazing but lesser known shows like this to the stage, and his family and lovely girlfriend Katelyn for always supporting him in his artistic endeavors!

Sammi Flickinger (Ensemble/Dance Captain) is excited to be back on the Tidewater stage! She has most recently been seen in Cabaret, Cats, Tarzan, and The Prom. She would like to thank her friends and family for their support.

Ryan Geiger (J.D.) is thrilled to make his Tidewater debut after admiring their productions for years. He has been doing theater for 30+ years. Some of his favorite roles include Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, John Wilkes Boothe in Assasins, and Dionysus in The Frogs. He has never played any of these roles, but they are among his favorites. However, he has played Max Bialystock in The Producers, Pseudolus in Forum, and Frank Cioffi in Curtains. He would like to thank Dickie, Becky, Chris, and Eyvo for the chance to play an old curmudgeon, and for the opportunity to take the stage with his favorite performer, his wife  ladies...he's not single anymore. Bubbles up!

Thomas Knox (Goon #1/Ensemble) is very excited to be back on the Tidewater stage after a long break. Thomas hopes that everyone enjoys the show!!

Donnie Lewis (Jamal/ Lawyer Dude/ Ensemble) is happy to rejoin the company for Margaritaville. Having been a part of such classic productions as Cuckoos Nest andThe Civil War, he has a deep history with the company. Recently, he’s been a part of both Beautiful and Elf the Musical. He would like to thank the Havre de Grace community and his Harford County family for their love and support.

Carissa Lagano (Ensemble) has been dancing her entire life.  She has participated in various shows from New York to Washington DC.  She is grateful for a healthy strong body and the opportunity to make other people smile.  Psalms 30.11 "You turned my wailing into dancing; You removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy."

Benjamin Marsh (Goon #2/ Ensemble) is originally from Michigan, west of Detroit. His
recent credits include, Mungojerrie in Tidewater Players CATS, ensemble in Cinderella and Joey Primo in Rock of Ages. Ben is also affiliated with Jonesville, Michigan’s, Sauk Theater. He is currently building houses in Harford County for Habitat for Humanity. He also enjoys lighting design, hiking, and home projects. He would like to thank everyone at Habitat for their continuous support, and his parents all the way back in Michigan. Let's rock and roll!!!

Anna Odell (Wanda/Ensemble) is glad to return to the Tidewater stage for another show, where she has previously been in The Prom! She has also recently been in Cabaret, Spring Awakening, and Beauty and the Beast. She would like to thank her friends and family for their support and she hopes that you enjoy the show!

Lisa Rigsby Geiger (Ensemble) is very excited to be performing with Tidewater again after last being seen in the area premiere of Beautiful, The Prom, and 9 to 5. She was also cast in the regional premiere of A Bronx Tale Lisa has performed all over the Baltimore area . Her favorite roles include, Lucinda in Into the Woods, Bebe in A Chorus Line, Glinda in The Wizard of Oz, and Caroline Neville in Titanic just to name a few. Lisa was also very honored to be cast in the National community theater premiere of Tuck Everlasting in 2017. Thank you so much to Dickie, Eyvo, Chris, and Becky for this wonderful opportunity and to share the stage with her husband Ryan.

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!

No arts organization is possible without the generosity of its patrons and its sponsors. We at Tidewater Players wish to express our deepest gratitude to our faithful and generous donors listed below.

Website and Online Marketing Sponsor

Hayley Briner

2023-2024 Season Sponsors

Premium Level  ($1000 and up)

The Family of Harry Malin
Harford County Cultural Arts Board
In Loving Memory of Karen Green
Justina Ireland
Maryland State Arts Council
Greg & Alice Welsh

 Orchestra Level  ($500-999)

In Loving Memory of Darlene Carlock
Dr. Anna Finkler, the Cosmetic Dental Center
Rosemary Hertsch
William & Gay Lynn Price

Dress Circle Level  ($250-499)

James Carlock
Paula Diggs-Smith
Caroline Gupta
Elizabeth Grady
Art & Janet Porkorny
Thomas & Susan Sawyer
Dawn Teel

Mezzanine Level ($100-249)

Sandra Alexis
Kristin & Tosha Barnes
Christi Drakos
Dave Guy
Phil Hansel
In Loving Memory of Our Cousin Monty Rich from The Guns Family
Mariastel King
Caroline Koluch
Jeffrey Livingston
George Ponce de Leon
Marge Ricci

Balcony Level  (up to $99)

Patrick Albright
Sandra Alexis
Ryan Butzer
Marianne Giambrone
Christine Golden
John Lang
Amanda McDowell
Tanya Murray
Linda & Kenny Powell
Jacqueline Seneschal
Kristy Williams

Tidewater Players is a 501c3 non-profit organization and depends on your generosity. If you enjoyed today's production, please consider making a tax free donation at the "Donate" tab above. Your contribution will post the following business day and you will receive a tax receipt immediately.

Tidewater Players Board of Directors

President- Dickie Mahoney
Vice President- Paul Mauldin
Secretary- Becky Flickinger
Treasurer- Mark Briner
Director of Youth Programs- Becky Flickinger

Stephanie Carlock, Madai Chardon,
Paula Diggs-Smith,
Steve Flickinger, Janet Glassman-Dill,
Larry Hensley, Lilma Huntley,
Bobby Mahoney, Benjamin Marsh,
Heidi Pensell, Chris Rose, Barb Snyder,
Laurie Starkey, Dickson Teel,
Kenny Williamson, Tyler Zeisloft

Founder/Director Emeritus- Harry Malin


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