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DDB PRODUCTIONS, INC. presents
JEKYLL AND HYDE The Musical
Book & Lyrics by LESLIE BRICUSSE
Music by FRANK WILDHORN
At The Maguire Theatre on the SUNY at Old Westbury Campus
November 4 through 21, 2010 / February 3 through 20, 2011

DDB Productions, Inc. is presenting this dynamic Broadway spectacle which will employ the original Broadway Sets and Costumes and have a full live orchestra in the pit of the beautiful Maguire Theater.

Executive Producer BEVERLY J. BELL
Directed and Choreographed by JON GRODESKI
Musical Director KAREN YELANEY
Stage Manager/Assistant to the Director STEPHEN GERMANO
Mr. Yudell's wig created by PAUL HUNTLEY, NYC Hair & Wigs by ROBERT SIEGFRIED
Wardrobe Supervised by GERALDINE HACKETT
Original Broadway Set provided by Gateway Playhouse, LI, NY
Original Broadway Wardrobe provided by Costume World, FL
Additional Wardrobe provided by Costume Capers, CA
Dance Captain - SAL CANEPA

Cast:
Jekyll/Hyde - DAVID YUDELL
Lucy Harris - EMILY NADLER
Emma Carew - ALLISON RERECICH
John Utterson - ANTHONY EDELMAN
Simon Stride - CHRIS LEIDENFROST-WILSON
Sir Danvers Carew - RICHARD ALLMAN
Rupert, Bishop of Basingstoke - DAVID GROEGER
The Right Honorable Archibald Proops - JERRY MAGGIO
Lady Beaconsfield - ANDREA GALENO
Lord Savage - PJ CIRINO
Poole, Jekyll's manservant -
Mr. Bisset, an apothecary - JAKE KELSEY
The Spider, proprietor of "The Red Rat" - JERRY MAGGIO
Glossop - ADAM MOSEBACH
Nellie, manageress of "The Red Rat" - DONNALYNN WALLER
Priest - GARRETT McGREW
Denizens of "The Red Rat", Citizens of London:
JACLYN BLAIR
VICTORIA BROADHURST
SAL CANEPA
DANIELLE FORTUNATO
JAKE KELSEY
GARRETT McGREW
STEVEN SANTIAGO
MARNI STRUMP
MARY SCHILLER

Tickets available through THEATERMANIA.COM
and JekyllandHydeLongIsland.com

Producers

Beverly J. Bell

Beverly, Executive Producer, is a senior partner at the law firm of Humes & Wagner, LLP in Locust Valley, New York. The firm was founded in 1962 by the Hon. John P. Humes (U.S. Ambassador to Austria 1970-1975) and Colton P. Wagner. Beverly practices in estates, trusts and real estate and has been practicing for more than 30 years. She is an ordained minister in the Reformed Church in America and has served as Moderator of the Board of Trustees of New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and on numerous other board and charitable organizations in the Metropolitan Area.

She has produced regional theater with "Camelot", the centerpiece of her endeavors in the efforts to bring regional theater to the Adirondacks in Upstate, New York.

In addition to her role as producer, she has performed in productions across the Metropolitan Area and has played the roles of Eleanor of Aquitaine in "The Lion in Winter", Guenevere in "Camelot", Maria in "The Sound of Music", Lady Thiang in "The King and I", Hope Harcourt and Reno Sweeney in "Anything Goes", Joanne in "Vanities", Carrie in "Carousel", Young Salley in "Follies", Anne in "Shenandoah", Sarah Brown in "Guys and Dolls", and Mama Noah in "Children of Eden". In addition to performing, Beverly has worked backstage as stage manager and assistant director.

The production of Jekyll and Hyde, The Musical is the culmination of her passionate commitment to quality professional theater and also to bringing a defacto theatre department to SUNY Old Westbury.

Cast

David Yudell
Photo by: Michael Winslow Photography

David Yudell - Jekyll and Hyde

David has appeared in the lead role of Leo in the Off-Broadway production of "Godiva Was No Lady".
David has also appeared in numerous regional and dinner theatre productions throughout the country in such roles as Che in "Evita", Emile DeBecque in "South Pacific", Bobby in "Company", Danny in "Grease", Paul in "Carnival,"Sky Masterson in "Guys And Dolls", Lt. Cable in "South Pacific", Billy Crocker in "Anything Goes," Lancelot in "Camelot" and many others.
Megan Buzzard

Emily Nadler - Lucy

Emily has been a sought after staple on the Long Island Regional Theatre scene where her favorite roles have included Aldonza (Man of La Mancha), Eva Peron (Evita), Reno (Anything Goes), Lucy (Jekyll and Hyde), Anna (The Rink), Sally Bowles (Cabaret), Lily/Kate (Kiss Me, Kate), Maggie Cutler (The Man Who Came to Dinner), Winnifred (Once Upon A Mattress), Narrator (Joseph…Dreamcoat), Audrey (Little Shop of Horrors) and Nancy (Oliver!). She can be heard singing on the children's recordings "Rainy Day Songs, Rainy Day Dances" and "Everybody Cries Sometimes", has made numerous appearances with The Nassau Pops Symphony, and has sung for Former President and First Lady George and Barbara Bush as well as for Former Prime Minister of England, Margaret Thatcher.
Allison Rerecich

Allison Rerecich - Emma

Allison is thrilled to be working with so many wonderful people on one of her favorite shows.  Some of her previous credits include Footloose (Rusty), Urinetown (Little Becky Two Shoes), and Sweeny Todd (Mrs. Lovett), Jesus Christ Superstar (Mary Magdalene), and The Rocky Horror Show (Janet). She has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and as part of Philly Pops with Peter Nero at the Kimmel Center.  Allison has also had the privilege to study under Broadway divas Mary Testa, Julia Murney, Mary Beth Piel, and Barbara Walsh to name a few.  Many thanks to Karen and Jon for this “delicious” opportunity.  Endless love and thanks to her family and friends for their constant support.


Production Staff

Jon Grodeski - Director, Choreographer

In 2000, Mr. Grodeski was appointed Guest Director/Choreographer in Residence for Theatre Arts Productions in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where his debut production of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Broadway and recording star (and original "Star Search" Champion) Sam Harris was a sold-out sensation. He followed that with productions of Big (starring Adrian Zmed,) Oliver! (starring Jamie Farr,) The King And I (starring Debby Boone,) Annie, the acclaimed Peter Pan (starring Off-Broadway's original Annie Warbucks, Kathryn Zaremba,) The Will Rogers Follies (starring John Davidson,) and Camelot (starring TV's Charles Shaughnessy; "Mr. Sheffield" on The Nanny, and 1981 Miss America, Susan Powell.) A veteran performer of over 30 musical roles, he has staged over 120 productions across LI and throughout NY since 1980, including The Rink, Baby, Chicago, Olympus On My Mind, Pippin, Guys And Dolls, Shenandoah, I Do! I Do!, Dames At Sea and Jerry's Girls (for the Broadhollow Theatres where he served as Artistic Director from '82 through '90), Joseph...Dreamcoat and Pirates Of Penzance (for Plaza Playhouse), Kiss Of The Spider Woman, Into The Woods, Man Of La Mancha, Forum, Bye Bye Birdie and The Secret Garden (for The Cultural Arts Playhouse). He is on staff at several schools and colleges across LI including C.W. Post University, where as an adjunct in the Theatre Department, his productions have included The Rocky Horror Show, The Robber Bridegroom, Little Shop Of Horrors and John Brown's Body. He returned to the stage after a long hiatus as Musical Director, Accompanist and Special Guest Vocalist in Hofstra's Gray Wig production of My Way in January of '07, and had the great privilege to Direct and Choreograph the Gray Wig 2007 revival of Oklahoma! His staging of "Officer Krupke" from West Side Story was featured in Bernstein!, a star studded gala at Carnegie Hall featuring Chita Rivera, Carol Lawrence and a host of Broadway legends, and in October of '08, he staged Broadway In Brookville, a gala evening featuring the Nassau Pops Symphony, the U.S.O. "Liberty Belles," and a cast of local celebrity vocalists at the Tilles Center.

Stephen Germano - Stage Manager, Assistant to the Director

Stephen has worked extensively as a Director in theatres across Long Island for the past 15 years, highlighted by productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Baby, Little Shop Of Horrors, West Side Story, Big River, Children of Eden, The Wizard Of Oz and The Secret Garden. Most recently, he appeared as Ali Hakim in Hofstra Gray Wig's production of Oklahoma! He has appeared with The Rockville Centre Guild in such roles as Billy Crocker in Anything Goes, Cliff in Cabaret, Prez in The Pajama Game, The Kralahome in The King and I, and The Scarecrow in The Wizard Of Oz. He has also appeared as Judas in Godspell, Orin in Little Shop Of Horrors, and Conrad Birdie in Bye Bye Birdie (opposite The Sopranos' Jamie Lynn Siegler as Kim.)
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