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Tomorrow, the Island Dies

Tomorrow, the Island Dies

by Ryan Scott Oliver

Directed by Jason Gotay
Musical Direction by Jason Wetzel
Production Stage Management by Liliana Patracuolla
Course Co-Instructed by Jason Gotay and Lori Ann Zepp

 

This show is a commission from Samford University and Chelsea Nicholson.
This production was made possible through a generous donation to the Theatre Arts department.

A concept album of songs from Tomorrow, the Island Dies is available wherever you stream music.

 

Time: Tomorrow. The effects of climate change have worsened, with
rising sea levels and devastating weather systems threatening remote
islands around the world.

Place: Haverness, the last of a group of small, doomed islands far off
the coast of Maine, soon to be abandoned forever.

 

Click here to view the list of musical numbers

 

CONTENT NOTE:

Tomorrow, The Island Dies explores themes of bullying, isolation, physical/emotional abuse, pregnancy/abortion, suicide, violence, death and grief.

CAST

 

 

PRODUCTION TEAM

 

MUSICIANS

Bassist - Danny Weller
Cajon - Derek Stoltenberg

PRODUCTION STAFF

Assistant to the Director - Chloé Kramer
Music Assistant - Lain Walls
 
Intimacy Director - Katie Haan
 
Playbill - Kat Margaret Phifer
Artwork Credit - Green Otter Design / Eric Emch
Photographer - Matt Murphy
 
Special Thanks to Ashlynn Baumgartner and Seth Mazlin
 
Chair, Department of Theatre Arts - Jill Stevenson
Assistant Chair for Production Pedagogy, Department of Theatre Arts - Lori Ann Zepp
Production Manager - Hannah Mason
Operations Director, VPA - Katie Meade
Technical Director - Rob Dutiel
Assistant Technical Director - Courtney Ross
Theatre Technician - Millie Cowan
Costume Shop Supervisor - Cassandra Deveau
Assistant to the Operations Director - Kat Margaret Phifer
Costume Design Faculty - Vanessa Leuck
Lighting Design Faculty - Ray Recht
Stage Management Faculty - Lori Ann Zepp
 
This presentation is the culmination of the work done by students and faculty of THTR 225: Studio Production Workshop. A very special thanks go to Jason Gotay and Lori Ann Zepp for their leadership in the classroom, and their curation of the class as a whole.

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