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The Wild Party ()

Produced by

Obsidian Theatre Company and The Musical Stage Company

Music: Michael John LaChiusa
Lyrics: Michael John LaChiusa
Book: Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe
Director: Robert McQueen

Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March


The Berkeley Street Theatre – Marilyn and Charles Baillie Theatre


February 20th, 2015 – March 8th, 2015

Awards & Nominations

2015 Dora Award Winner (Musical Theatre Division) – Outstanding Performance – Male (Daren A. Herbert), Outstanding Choreography (Stephanie Graham)

2015 Toronto Theatre Critics Award Winner – Best Actor in a Musical (Daren A. Herbert), Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (Susan Gilmour)

2015 Broadway World Award Winner:

Best Original Lighting Design (Kimberly Purtell)

2015 Dora Award Nominee (Musical Theatre Division) – Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performance – Male (Dan Chameroy), Outstanding Performance – Female (Cara Ricketts), Outstanding Performance – Female (Susan Gilmour), Outstanding Performance – Ensemble, Outstanding Costume Design (Alex Amini)


The gin and jazz are flowing in this explosive musical set in 1920’s Manhattan, following the reckless relationship between a Vaudevillian clown and dancer as it spirals out of control during one ferocious get-together. (


Rebecca Auerbach Mae
J. Cameron Barnett Phil D'Armano
Dan Chameroy Black
Josh Epstein Gold
Susan Gilmour Dolores Montoya
Sarite Harris Nadine
Daren A. Herbert Burrs
Sara-Jeanne Hosie Kate
Lisa Horner Miss Madelaine True
Sterling Jarvis Eddie Mackrel
David Lopez Oscar D'Armano
Larry Mannell Goldberg
Stephen Patterson Jackie
Eden Richmond Sally
Cara Ricketts Queenie

Creative Team

Michael John LaChiusa Music
Michael John LaChiusa Lyrics
Michael John LaChiusa Book
George C. Wolfe Book
Robert McQueen Director
Bob Foster Musical Director
Stephanie Graham Choreographer
Michael Gianfrancesco Set Designer
Kimberly Purtell Lighting Designer
Alex Amini Costume Designer
Peter McBoyle Sound Designer
Michael Dufays Fight Choreographer
Ari Weinberg Assistant Director
Tara Litvack Assistant Musical Director
Sharmylae Taffe-Fletcher Apprentice Lighting Designer


Bob Foster Conductor
Michael McLennan Bass
David MacDougall Percussion
Paul Pacanowski Alto Sax / Clarinet
Tom Skublics Tenor Sax / Bass Clarinet


Carolyn Mykytyshyn Stage Manager
Alice Barnett Apprentice Stage Manager
Alex Vass Head of Properties
Marie Baron Vocal Coach
Patrick Lavender Production Manager
Lois Kivesto Researcher
William Fallon Production Mix Engineer
Cecilia Waszczuk RF Audio Engineer
Jay Blencowe Head Technician
Tom Baranski Head Carpenter