110° in the Shade - 1984

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110° in the Shade

Produced by the Tahoe Choir

July 10-12, 1984 @ 8:15pm
July 13, 1984 @ 2:15pm

South Tahoe High School Theatre

110º in the Shade
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Lyrics by Tom Jones
Based on “The Rainmaker” by N. Richard Nash

Directed by:
John Hall

Conducted by:
Wayland Pickard

Set Design:
Peter Darvas

Costume Design:
Barbara Atwell

Stephanie Andros

Lighting Design:
Michelle Power

Musical Numbers

The play takes place in a western state from dawn to midnight of a summer day in a time of drought.

Act One

Scene 1: The Depot

“Another Hot Day”
File & Townspeople

“Lizzie’s Coming Home”
Jim, Noah, H.C.

“Love Don’t Turn Away”

Scene 2: Files Office and Main Street

Men and Women

“The Poker Polka”
File, Men, and dancers

Scene 3: A Picnic Area near the bandstand

“The Hungry Men”
Men, Women and Lizzie

“The Rain Song”
Starbuck and Townspeople

Scene 4: The Rainwagon and Picnic Area

“You’re Not Fooling Me”
Lizzie and Starbuck

Lizzie and H.C.

“A Man and a Woman”
File and Lizzie

“Old Maid”

Act Two

Scene 1: the Pavilion

“Everything Beautiful Happens at Night”
Townspeople and dancers

Scene 2: The Rainwagon


“Simple Little Things”

Scene 3: The Picnic Area

“Little Red Hat”
Jim, Snookie, and dancers

Scene 4: The Rainwagon

“Is It Really Me”
Lizzie and Starbuck

Scene 5: Near the bandstand and picnic area

“Wonderful Music”
Starbuck, File, Lizzie

Rain Song Finale


(in order of appearance)

Jeff Harootunian

Chris Webb

Jim Bardin

Bill Frame

H.C. Curry
Will Cluff

Linda Madden

Jenny Newburgh

Cary Pitts

The Townspeople of Three Point

Linda Mitchell
Esther Evans
Gail Sweet
Lenore Finney
Nory Marks
Doris Tomaino

Barbara Atwell
Julie Frame
Jenny Newburgh
Roxie Upton
JoAnn Whatley

Jim Bardin
Jim Gaylord
Dick Hincker
Jeff Harootunian
Randy Stamme

Mike Atwell
Martin Bozlee
Will Cluff
Bill Frame
Sam Glasser

Duncan Atwell
Randy Finney
Michael Frame
Melissa Madden

Barbara Berezin
Martin Bozlee
Sara Costa
Julie Frame
Erin Kirby
Jeff Harootunian
Sherry Monroe
Doris Tomaino
Jason Vuceta
Carmel Weifert
Ted Peterson


John Hall

Musical Directors
Linda Mitchell
Linda Madden
Pam Cox
John Hall

Rehearsal Accompanist
Betty Yonker

Stephanie Andros

Assistant Choreographer
Julie Frame

Set Designer
Peter Darvas

Set Construction Supervisors
Mike Atwell
Frank Phyl
Chris Strom
John Upton
Ron Triano

Lighting Designer
Michelle Power

Lighting Crew
Kyle Buchanan
Steven Robinson
Kevin Madden

Costume Designer
Barbara Atwell

Chorus Director
Linda Mitchell

Props Mistress
Joann Whatley

Eleanor Rogers

Linda Madden

Musical Conductor
Wayland Pickard

Special Thanks

Dan Dvorak
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Lake Tahoe News
Bill Hauck
Burdeen Gray
Pam Cox
Idlewild Graphics & Printing

Our Special Patrons

Standard – Chevron U.S.A.
Aspen Airlines

And especially our sponsors
and audiences

Business Sponsors

Accommodation Station
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Patrons of the Arts

Sylvia & Peter Allen
Michael & Barbara Atwell
David Barnett
Dr. & Mrs. Richard J. Beck
Lisa & Richard Berkson
Bob Blaney
Mr. & Mrs. Henry R. Butler
John & Diana Carleton
Dr. & Mrs. Don Cannon
John Carillo
Phil Carney, M.D.
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Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence Cosper
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Anthony Donnegan
Jerry & Shirley Downing
Joe Elia, M.D.
Mr. & Mrs. Gene Empey
Brian & Dorothy Farnon
Akram & Auther Farakapour
Kay Fogarty
Jim & Leslie Gaylord
Dr. & Mrs. Glenn Gibb
Dr. & Mrs. Ross Groelz
Dr. & Mrs. John Harris
Robert Henderson
Kris & Brett Huford
Bob & LaVerne Kaufman
Mr. & Mrs. Donald Kortes
Michael Kosloff, Esq.
David Kurtzman
Mel Laub, Esq.
Denise Long
Dick & Pat Lowe
Mr. & Mrs. Mal Malouf
Mr. & Mrs. Sherman McKissock
Loren Minkoff, Esq.
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Henry Newburgh
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Gene & Ann Rasmussen
Dr. & Mrs. John Riebe
James & Eleanor Rodgers
Jack & Denise Ryland
Leslie J. Shaw, Esq.
Tom & Sue Smallwood
Marven Smiley
Dr. & Mrs. Ken Smith
David W. Sorokwasz, D.V.M.
South Lake Tahoe Bankers Assn.
Myrna & Al Sutton
Charles O. Thompson, M.D.
Peter & Doris Tomaino
Donald Toussau, D.D.S.
Mr. & Mrs. Will Twining
Dr. & Mrs. Fredrick Wenck
Dr. & Mrs. James Whitley
Dr. & Mrs. George Worth, D.C.
Lois & John Williams
Joan Winkleman
John & Shirley Wynn
Mr. & Mrs. Norm Woods
Betty & Steve Yonker
Dr. Donald D. Young

Past Performances
of the Tahoe Choir

(founded 1971)

Christmas 1977
Amahl and The Night Visitors,
Carnival of the Animals

Spring 1978
Gallantry, Trial by Jury

July 1978
Kiss Me Kate

Christmas 1978
Ceremony of Carols, The Messiah

Spring 1979
Mass in G Minor,
Music of Rodgers & Kern

Christmas 1979
Unicorn, Gorgon & Manticore, Gloria

Spring 1980
A Night at the Opera/
An Evening on Broadway


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