One hundred years after the infamous sinking of the legendary ship call The Titanic, Dundalk Community Theatre brings to life the Tony Award winning musical in grand style. TITANIC: The Musical, runs 6 performances only, from tonight, Oct 26 to Nov 4th. Director Tom Wyatt assembles an extremely talented cast which expresses the heart and intimacy of the characters through their hopes and visions. Individual tickets are $23 for adults, $20 for senior adults and $15 for students/DCT Actors/Children 12 and under.
Titanic The Musical introduces the audience to the stories of the third class immigrants hoping to start a new and better life in America, and the second class with dream of becoming infamous like the first class passengers. As the story outlines their lives it also tells the tale of what led to its unpredictable demise over its days at sea on the maiden voyage of the vessel. The captivating story not only won a Tony Award for Best Book and Best Score, but also won the covenant Award of Best Musical of 1997, for writer Peter Stone & Maury Yeston.
Returning to DCT, after many years, as Musical Director/Conduction is Ross Scott Rawlings. A veteran of the road, he has traveled the world with shows such as: Fosse starring: Ben Vereen; Sweet Charity starring: Molly Ringwald; Little Women starring: Maureen McGovern; and most recently has toured with Hairspray. Mr. Rawlings serves as Director of Choral Activities at Glenelg High School in Howard County.
The cast is complete with some of the best local talent around. Members include:
Perry Alexion of Fulton (R.H. Rogers/John Thayer), John Amato of Perry Hall (Captain Smith), Steve Antonsen of Joppatowne (Thomas Andrews), Connor J. Applegarth of Timonium (The Steward in Training), Rick Arnold of Towson (J.J. Astor/Carlson), Paul Ballard of Baltimore (Isidor Strauss), Ricky Blaha of Glen Burnie (Latimer), Jeff Burch of Baltimore (Guggenheim/Hartley), Sue Centurelli of Bel Air (Charlotte Cardoza), Sarah Chrzanowski of Baltimore (Eleanor Widener), Kristen Cooley of Baltimore (Kate Murphey), Allison Comotto of Towson (Kate Mullins), Lisa Pastella-Young (Mrs. Thayer), Gino Cordoni of Baltimore (Steward), Gary Dieter (Officer Pitman) a Helen Hayes Nominee for his portrayal of Sparky in Toby's production of Forever Plaid, Elisa Dugan of Cockeysville (Mme Aubert), Greg Dohmeier of Parkville (First Officer Murdoch), Ken Ewing of Dundalk (CharLes Clarke), Stuart Goldstone of Baltimore (Fred Fleet), Chuck Graham of Baltimore (Harold Bride), Rachel Hester of Baltimore (Madeline Astor), Brian M Kehoe of Baltimore (Hitchens), Braden Lott of Bel Air (Jack Thayer), Madeline Meister of Parkville, Patrick Martyn of Baltimore (Edgar Beane), Paula Montrie of Baltimore (Ida Straus), Julie Parrish of Abingdon (Kate McGowan), Holly Pasciullo of Baltimore (Alice Beane), Will Poxon of Crofton (Officer Lightoller) , Kevin Connell Muth of Baltimore (Henry Etches), Roger Schulman of Baltimore (George Widener), Rob Tucker of Belcamp(Fred Barrett), Lauren Lowell of Baltimore (Stewardess), Jake Stuart Perry Hall (Jim Farrell), and Jennifer Viets of Halethorpe (Caroline Neville).
Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday – Oct 26 – Nov 4 in the John E. Ravekes Theatre, K Building. For tickets and information, call
443-840-2787. Patrons requiring special accommodations are urged to notify the Box Office at least two weeks in advance. The CCBC Box Office between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, or visit www.ccbcmd.edu/performingarts/dct.html.
Dundalk Community Theatre is a program of the college, providing high-quality live theatre experiences for the entire family at affordable prices. Tom Colonna, a veteran actor and director, serves as the Managing Director for DCT. DCT is in residence at the Community College of Baltimore County, Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road.