Nicki Blowers
Technical Supervisor, Theatre
Office: K-1002
Phone: (815) 280-2200

Rita Monroe
Fine Arts Department Secretary
Office: K-2011
Phone: (815) 280-2223
Fax: (815) 280-6739

2005 - 2006 Theatre Productions 

" Bye-Bye Birdie " production 

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"A Season of Courage"

The 2005-06 JJC Theatre Season presents performances which examine the courage necessary to meet some of life's challenges.

Thanks to all who auditioned! You gave us some tough choices. As always we were not able to use everyone who auditioned well, and we encourage all of you to return to future auditions.

Again, many thanks!
Clay and Nicki

Crimes of the Heart

By Beth Henley
October 6 - October 9, 2005

This Pulitzer Prize-winning script focuses on a trio of sisters trying to cope with life in a small Mississippi town. Will these women be able to overcome past differences and unite to face current challenges? "...sugar and spice and every known vice."

Directed by Clay Kirkland

View cast list, press release, and production photos

Getting Out

By Marsha Norman
November 10 - 13, 2005

A major Off-Broadway success, this play focuses on a young woman newly-released from prison as she attempts to overcome her past. Will Arlene succeed against seemingly impossible odds? "...a blaze of theatrical energy." - New York Times

Directed by Nicki Blowers

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Bye-Bye Birdie

Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Book by Michael Stewart
March 2-5, 2006

Agent Albert Peterson faces a double dilemma: his most successful act, rock and roll star Conrad Birdie, is about to quit performing to enter the army, and his assistant and long-time girlfriend is pressing him to marry. Winner of the 1961 Tony Award for Best Musical.

Directed by Zach Bloomfield
Musical Direction by Sue Malmberg

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By Martin Sherman
April 6-9, 2006

Set amidst the horrors of the Holocaust, this play focuses on Nazi oppression of the gay community. Bent asks each of us, regardless of sexual orientation, to contemplate how far we would go to survive. How important is self-respect and pride to human existence?

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