LOVE U.
(The Grad School Musical)

A partnership production of the Riverside School for the Arts, Riverside Community College Department of Performing Arts and the University of Redlands Theatre Arts Department.

A new romantic musical comedy: New songs reminiscent of the jazz and wit of Cole Porter and a love story of boy meets girl, boy gets girl written with a satiric and irreverent humor that is in the world of The Simpsons. Love U is a comic romp that giddily rides on a belief in shtick, in song and the magic of theatre.

Love U. satirizes the world of academia and the avant garde and reminds us all that sometimes it almost takes getting an advanced degree to learn one of life's most important lessons: "Do what you love."

April 3-6, 2008

Book Joel Yanofsky
Music/Lyrics Peter Curtis
Director Chris Beach
Choreographer Jo Dierdorff
Scenic/Lighting Designer Trevor Norton
Costume Designer Tanya Apuya
Vocal Coach Craig Colclough

 

Cast

Karl Shapiro Craig Colclough
Nora Collette Amanda Colclough
Hildegarde Kneff Haley Keim
Solly Waldorf  Luke Deayora
Lance Beauregard MJ Silva
Dartmouth East Kraig Kraning
Harguchet "Hersh" Singh Manny Heredia
Girl Ph.D. Candidate Kourtney Brandon
Vegan Soil Yvette Magallon
President Kneff Keith Wolgemuth
Waitress
Gask Mask Dancer
Shannon Unser
Avant Garde Idol Judge Pryntice Ragland
Feminist Professor Liz McGavock
Goth Man
Marxist Prof.
Dan Stong
Wheelchair Academic Valerie Williams
Performance Poet
Lit Prof.
Laura Theobald
Gask Mask Dancer Leah Delaporte

This cast is made up of U of R alums, faculty and current students.