LES MISÉRABLES

by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil

from the novel by Victor Hugo 


Lamb's Players Theatre, Coronado

 

Directed by Robert Smyth

Musical Direction by G. Scott Lacy

Dance Choreography by Carlos Mendoza

Fight Choreography by Jordan Miller

 

 "CRITIC'S CHOICE!"

James Hebert, U-T San Diego

 

"CRITIC'S PICK!"

- Jeff Smith, San Diego Reader


"SUPERB!"

 - Jean Lowerison, SDGLN

 

"MAGNIFICENT!"

- Charlene Baldridge, San Diego Uptown News


"BEST BET!

LES MIZ is a Lamb's production for the history books - ambitious, extravant, and extremely successful!"

- Pat Launer, TimesOfSanDiego.com


"EXCELLENT!

See it! You will not be disappointed."

- Carol Davis, examiner.com

  

"WOW, WOW, WOW!

Book your tickets now. It will sell out!"

 -  Jenni Prisk, Actors Alliance of San Diego

 

"Lamb’s’ ambitious production pumps rich, reinvigorating life into a show that, even deservedly so, has been done to death.  It might even make you a Francophile!"

 - David Coddon, SD CityBeat  

 

"Oh. My. God. Absolutely Stupendous!"

 -  Martin Jones Westlin, SanDiegoStory.com

 

 

An intimate, powerful production of the world's favorite musical. A stellar cast, a stunning orchestra... and no seat more than 7 rows from the stage!

 

As we did with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and THE MUSIC MAN, Lamb's brings its own unique magic to this gorgeous musical telling of Victor Hugo's riveting love story and exploration of the nature of law and grace. Set in revolutionary France, 1815 - 1832.

 

A fantastic cast includes Brandon Joel Maier, Randall Dodge, Kürt Norby, Scotty Atienza, Hourie Klijian, Jesse Abeel, Deborah Gilmour Smyth, Kelsey Venter, Neil Dale, Allie Trimm, Jordan Miller, Charlene Koepf, Christopher Lesson, Caitie Grady, Jacob Caltrider, Kyrsten Hafso-Koppman, Jessica Couto, Brandon Sherman, and Noah Fish. With musicians Patrick Marion, Rik Ogden, Diana Elledge, Chuck Elledge, Nicole Elledge, Emilie McDonald, Stefanie Schmitz, Joel Giese and Manny Castro. 

 

Contact the Box Office to reserve your tickets at 619-437-6000 (Tues - Sat 12-7)

 

Production run time: 2 hours and 55 minutes, including a 20 minute Intermission 

Age Recommendation: 12 years of age and older

Jesse Abeel
Marius

Scotty Atienza
Gavroche
Scotty Atienza is delighted to return to Lamb’s Players Theatre for The Nerd! He thoroughly enjoyed 100 performances last year with Lamb’s Players Theatre as Gavroche in the award-winning and critically acclaimed Les Miserables. He also appeared in Festival of Christmas: Northern Lights as Buzz Baxter and participated in the celebration portion of 100 Hours of Stories. Scotty just returned from Whoville after performing with The Old Globe in How The Grinch Stole Christmas! He has performed with the San Diego Symphony as the boy soprano in Green Eggs and Ham. Scotty has performed with Christian Youth Theatre for four years in eight productions, and has won the CYT Director's Choice Award for Best Actor 12 and Under for his role as General Genghis Kahn Schmitz in Seussical. Scotty thanks God and his family for their love and encouragement.

Jacob Caltrider
Student
Jacob is excited to be a part of this years An American Christmas. Previous San Diego Credits include: Marry Me A Little (Man), Harmony, Kansas (Heath), Twist (Oliver Twist), Yank! (Speedy) and The Daddy Machine (Stonewall), Diversionary Theatre; How The Grinch Stole Christmas! 2011-2013 (Buzz Who, Young Max U/S), and The Rocky Horror Show (Riff Raff U/S, Rocky U/S), The Old Globe; Spring Awakening (Hanschen), Assassins (Oswald, Balladeer), Parade (Young Soldier, Frankie Epps), Little Shop of Horrors (Puppeteer), Cabaret (Bobby), Sweeney Todd (Anthony), A Christmas Carol (Young Scrooge) and The History Boys (Timms), Cygnet Theatre; It's Christmas and it's LIVE (Frankie), Les Misérables (Student), Twelfth Night (Curio), Lamb’s Players; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Leaf Coneybear), and A Christmas Carol (Young Scrooge), North Coast Repertory Theatre.

Jessica Couto
Woman
Jessica Couto, a native of Charleston, SC, has a Master of Music degree in vocal performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her recent performances include An American Christmas, Les Miserables, Quilters and Fiddler on the Roof at LPT, as well as, the world premiere of Life in the Park (14th Street Playhouse, Atlanta, GA), and The Full Monty and The Pirates of Penzance at the Lawrence Welk Resort Theatre. Other Southern California credits include Hello Dolly (Starlight), Swingtime Canteen (Moonlight), Godspell (Lamb’s Players Theatre), and Fiddler on the Roof (Sierra Repertory Theatre). Jessica has also been a featured soloist in Las Vegas appearing in Jerry Springer, The Opera at MGM casino’s Hollywood Theatre, and enjoyed an extended run as the principal vocalist in the longest running show on the Strip, Jubilee! at Bally’s Casino. She resides with her husband, Jordan Miller, in San Diego where they have their own singing and acting studio www.millercoutostudio.com

Neil Dale
Thenardier
Neil was born in Liverpool, England and moved to America in 2007 after meeting his beautiful wife Jennifer in the Cameron Macintosh production of Miss Saigon. His London theatre credits include Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Starlight Express, The Buddy Holly Story, and Ferry Cross The Mersey. His American theatre credits include Man Of La Mancha, Evita, Phantom, Godspell, Bell’s Are Ringing,The Drowsy Chaperone, Titanic, All Shook Up, Geppetto’s Dream, The Full Monty, My Fair Lady, Fiddler On the Roof, Cats, Les Miserables, Billy Elliot, Joseph and The Secret Garden. Neil was very excited to add directing to his resume in 2012 when he directed an award winning production of Miss Saigon. Since then, he has directed You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Sweet Charity, The King And I, and Crazy For You. Neil is delighted to be back with Lamb's and to join the cast of The Wonderful World Of Oz, An American musical fairy tail.

Randall Dodge
Javert
Randall was last seen at Lambs Players in Secret Garden as Dr. Neville Craven. Regional credits include Javert in Les Miserables, Emile in South Pacific, Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz, Billy Flynn in Chicago, Signor Naccarelli in The Light in the Piazza, Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd, Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music, Carl Magnus in A Little Night Music, Prince/Wolf in Into the Woods, Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun, Gaston in Beauty and the Beast, Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance, El Gallo in The Fantasticks, Father in Children of Eden, Chuck Baxter in Promises, Promises, as well as Kit in No Way to Treat a Lady and Pete ’n’ Keely, both West Coast premieres. Randall would like to thank Robert and Debbie Smyth for this amazing opportunity.

Noah Fish
Student
Noah is thrilled to be returning to Lamb's again (and to his home town) after joining the January remount of Fiddler on the Roof! A graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Noah's recent credits include: Principal Swing covering 18 roles at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Fred Jones (Scooby Doo Live!, 1st NA Tour), Melchior (Spring Awakening, LoS Portland), Freak/Eric Harris (Columbinus, Playwrights Horizons). Peace and love to the family both blood and otherwise. "Nani, Bumpa, Mom, Dad, Scott, Molly, the Yellows, and everyone else who's supported me along the way, you will always hold my deepest gratitude."

Deborah Gilmour Smyth
Mdm. Thenardier
Associate Artistic Director and director of Patron Services, Deborah has been a member of the Lamb’s resident ensemble since 1979 . Originally from the East Coast, she has lived all over the United States and went to school at San Francisco State University where she studied music and theatre. One of San Diego’s most active performers with over 200 productions to her credit, she is a six-time recipient of the San Diego Theatre Critics’ Circle’s Craig Noel Award including Outstanding Lead Performance in a Play for Lamb’s 2013 production of Wit and Outstanding Female Performance in a Musical for her performance as Mother in Ragtime at Starlight Musical Theatre, for her role of Margaret Johnson in The Light in the Piazza at Lamb’s Players, and for her role of Mrs. Lovett at Cygnet Theatre. She has been honored with Backstage West and numerous Patte awards for performance, original music, sound design. At Lamb’s Players Deborah has performed in over 160 productions, directed over 70 productions, sound designed, written original music, or musically directed over 80 productions. Deborah enjoys the opportunity to be involved in an amazing ensemble that is the Lamb’s Players family. Deborah and her husband, Producing Artistic Director Robert Smyth, make their home in Coronado.

Caitie Grady
Woman
Caitie is a staff member at Lamb's Players, and has performed in over 25 Lamb's productions since 2010! LPT favorites include Twelfth Night, Fiddler on the Roof, Quilters, Wit, Oz, Les Miserables, Mixtape, The Servant of Two Masters, The Book of the Dun Cow, The Glory Man, and "100 Hours of Stories", the play reading marathon that won Lamb's Players Theatre a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Caitie also appeared at Cygnet Theatre as Rose Fenny in Dogfight (Craig Noel nomination), and participated in Cygnet's staged readings of Side by Side by Sondheim and Evita. Caitie received her BFA from The Boston Conservatory and is a proud member of Actors Equity. All my love to Charlie.

Kyrsten Hafso-Koppman
Woman
Kyrsten is thrilled to be joining the cast of American Rhythm after appearing in Les Misérables, Fiddler on the Roof, Pete’ n’Keely, and Joe vs The Volcano at Lamb’s Players Theatre. Other San Diego credits include: Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! (The Old Globe), Cats (San Diego Musical Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Intrepid Shakespeare), Sweeney Todd (Moonlight Stage Productions), King o’ the Moon (North Coast Repertory Theatre), and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Welk Resort Theatre). Kyrsten recently performed with her sisters, Siri and Lise Hafso, at the Rady Children’s Hospital’s 107th Annual Charity Ball at the Hotel del Coronado. She earned her B.A. in Vocal Performance from Whitworth University and her M.F.A. in Musical Theatre from San Diego State University. Love and thanks to her husband Kevin, and their vivacious one year old daughter, Ivy.

Jennifer Hubilla
Eponine
Jennifer is excited to return to Lamb's after playing Eponine in their recent production of Les Misérables! She earned a BFA in Musical Theatre from CSU Fullerton. Her theater credits include: Kim in Miss Saigon (US and UK Tours), Mulan in Disney's Mulan (Tuacahn Center For the Arts), Princess Jasmine in Aladdin (Brighton Theatre Royal, UK), and the female lead in Marry Me A Little (East West Players), among others. Jennifer also performed in the Broadway-bound show Allegiance with George Takei and Lea Salonga (Old Globe Theater, San Diego). She recently traveled to Beijing where she played the lead role in a new musical titled "Cinnamon Girl". Film credits include “By the Water’s Edge” (Cannes Film Festival Premiere) and "Jolly B. Fierce". Jennifer is currently in a KFC commercial that is now on air.

David S. Humphrey
Javert
Credits include, National Tour: Forever Plaid and Plaid Tidings. Regional Theatre San Diego County: MIXTAPE, Festival of Christmas - Northern Lights, Les Miserables, The 39 Steps,The Foreigner, Boomers, Secret Garden, Into The Woods, South Pacific, 1776, and Cotton Patch Gospel with Lambs Players Theatre; Return to the Forbidden Planet with NVA; Oklahoma, Forever Plaid, Plaid Tidings with The Welk Resort; Bleeding Kansas with Moxie Theatre; Guys and Dolls with Moonlight Amphitheatre; A Little Night Music, Invention of Love with Cygnet Theatre; Tom Foolery with NCRT/Renaissance Theatre; 1776, I Love You You're Perfect…, Forever Plaid with San Diego CLO; Plaid Tidings with Broadway/San Diego; Forever Plaid with The Theatre in Old Town. Regional Theatre LA/Riverside County: Forever Plaid with CLO South Bay (Ovation Nomination); Plaid Tidings with La Mirada (Ovation Nomination); 1776 with Performance Riverside (Ovation Nomination). David is the original voice of Shadow the Hedgehog for the Sonic the Hedgehog video games with the Sega Corp., and the voice of Jack Keane for the action/adventure pc game Jack Keane. David is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association since 1998.

Hourie Klijian
Young Cosette
Hourie is honored and grateful to be given the opportunity to return to Lamb's Players, and to be a part of this wonderful production of Les Miserables! She last performed with Lamb's in Christmas on my Mind, and her other credits include How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Old Globe), Sound of Music (San Diego Musical Theatre), The Wizard of Oz and Fiddler on the Roof (Moonlight Amphitheatre), as well as a number of San Diego Junior Theatre shows. Hourie loves watching old musicals during family movie night, and her favorite is Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. She sings regularly in her Church choir, and she gives her love and thanks to God and her family!

Charlene Koepf
Cosette
Charlene Koepf is thrilled to be performing again with Lamb’s Players! You may have seen her as Cosette in Lamb's production of Les Miserables. Recent credits include: Glynis in An American Christmas (Lamb’s Players), Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof (Lamb's Players), Kathy in Company (Cygnet Theatre), Young Little Edie in Grey Gardens (Ion Theatre), Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof (Moonlight), Alison in Brooklyn Boy (Scripps Ranch Theatre), Jo in Little Women (Fulks Theatre) and Emma in Jekyll and Hyde (Paramount). Charlene holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Abilene Christian University. She is thrilled to be sharing this incredible story with you and thanks God, family, friends and this remarkable cast and crew for endless support and love!

Christopher Lesson
Bishop of Digne
Christopher is honored to return to his favorite Theatre after making his Lambs Players Debut as the Bishop in last years Smash Hit Les Misérables. Favorite Regional credits include Jud Fry in Oklahoma, The Beast in Beauty and the Beast, Captain Hook in Peter Pan., Pharaoh in Joseph and Judas in Godspell. His favorite role by far is Husband to His beautiful wife Kalena and Father to his two amazing children Taylor and Kyra. Thank you Matt and the crew at The Del Mar Golf Center for always supporting my passion.

Brandon Joel Maier
Jean Valjean
Regional: Lambs Players – Fiddler on the Roof (Motel); Old Globe Theatre – Allegiance; Cygnet Theatre – Parade (Leo Frank), Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour); Moonlight Stage Productions – Legally Blonde (Emmett Forrest);, North Coast Repertory Theatre – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Chip Tolentino). Directing: Little Women: The Musical, Rumors, Les Miserables, Little by Little, I Love You Because (assistant). Conceived, compiled and directed the San Diego State University fairy-tale revues WISH: A Musical Revue and WISH II: Villains and Sidekicks. Education: B.A. in Theatre and M.F.A. in Musical Theatre from San Diego State University.

Jordan Miller
Enjolras
Jordan was last seen in Lamb's Players Theatre productions of Festival of Christmas 2015, OZ, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and their critically acclaimed and award winning production of Les Miserables (Enjolras.) He also served as fight choreographer for West Side Story. Other San Diego credits include Lyric Opera San Diego's The Gondoliers (Guiseppi,) Anything Goes (Billy) and A Little Night Music; Cygnet Theatre's The Importance of Being Earnest (Algernon,) Travesties (Henry Carr) and Bed And Sofa (Volodya.) Regional credits include Oklahoma! (Curly,) Annie Get Your Gun (Frank Butler) and A Little Night Music (Count Carl-Magnus.) www.jordancmiller.com

Kürt Norby
Student
WORLD PREMIERES: Everybody's Talkin' with Alice Ripley and Greg Jbarra (SD Rep), Allegiance (The Old Globe), Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin, and Zhivago (La Jolla Playhouse). REGIONAL: Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (The Old Globe); Violet (SD Rep); Cats (SDMT); Company, Assassins, Man of La Mancha and Sweeney Todd (Cygnet Theatre Company); Joseph..., Les Misérables, Mixtape, Leaving Iowa, Room Service, Hello, Dolly!, The Voysey Inheritance and The Winslow Boy (Lamb’s Players Theatre); Evita, The Desert Song and Bye Bye Birdie (Welk Resorts Theatre); Beauty and the Beast (Moonlight Amphitheater); Suds: The Rocking ‘60s Musical Soap Opera, Urinetown, Fiddler on the Roof andThe Scarlet Pimpernel (Starlight Musical Theatre) and Miss Saigon (Fullerton Civic Light Opera). His film credits include 29th & Gay, U R Pre-Approvedand Rubix Cube Dinner. He received his B.A. in Drama from UC Irvine. Love to Kyle. www.kurtnorby.com

Brandon Sherman
Student
Baritone Brandon Sherman started his musical career at a young age, appearing on the theatre stage as Colin from “The Secret Garden.” Mr. Sherman's credits include the roles of Valjean in "Les Miserables," Tom Collins in RENT!, Pooh-Bah in Gilbert & Sullivan’s operetta “The Mikado,” as well as numerous others throughout Southern California. Mr. Sherman has been a contracted member of the San Diego Opera Chorus since age 19 and has performed in Carnegie Hall under John Rutter’s baton, as well as internationally in Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, and Lichtenstein. An accomplished pedagogue, Mr. Sherman graduated with a Bachelors in Applied Arts and Science in Voice and has taught private voice for six years as a recognized Associate NATS (National Association of Teacher of Singing) member. As a passionate educator, he is also the Director of Musical Theatre for the Poway School District in an after-school enrichment program, KidzTyme and President of Star Repertory Theatre in Escondido. Mr. Sherman is honored to continue as an Associate Artist with LPT.

Kelsey Venter
Fantine
Kelsey Venter is glad to be back with Lamb’s Players! Previous Lamb’s productions include Les Miserables (Fantine), The 39 Steps (Annabella/Margaret/Pamela), Trying (Sarah) and Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown), as well as being one of the core 20 in Lamb’s Guinness World Record Breaking 100 Hours of Stories. Other regional credits include Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (Maria/Itchy) in a co-production with the American Conservatory Theater and the Guthrie Theater, Love and Information (female u/s), Monstress (Althea), ‘Tis Pity She's a Whore (Philotis) and A Christmas Carol (Martha Cratchit, Ghost of Christmas Past) with the American Conservatory Theater, Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (Mama Who) at The Old Globe Theater, I Love You Because (Marcy) at North Coast Rep, Timepiece (Andrea) with The Active Theater, Oliver! (Nancy) at Woodminster Amphitheater, She Loves Me (Amalia) and Boeing-Boeing (Gloria) at CenterREP, The Threepenny Opera (Polly Peachum) and Seagull In The Hamptons (Nina) with Shotgun Players. Venter earned her BA in Theatre from San Diego State University and her MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater.

Jordi Bertran
US Gavroche
Jordi Bertran is a 12-year-old boy who loves acting, reading and writing short stories. He recently played Mamillius in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale directed by Barry Edelstein at the Old Globe Theater being the only child in a cast that included Golden Globe Award nominee Billy Campbell and Tony Award nominee Paul Kandel. He previously played Boo Who in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Globe and played Gavroche in the California Youth Conservatory production of Les Misérables, winner of the prestigious Bravo San Diego Award for Best Musical 2013. Other theatre credits include Archie in 13 and Young Shrek and Peter Pan in Shrek the Musical. He plays the lead role in Cinequest’s inspirational short film Birdboy. Mr. Bertran is a competitive-level-six gymnast, is fluent in English and Spanish and has played the piano since he was four.

Jessica Christman
Swing
Jessica is honored to be making her Lamb’s Players debut in Les Misérables. Favorite credits include: 3D Theatricals: Peter Pan (Tootles); Summer Repertory Theater, Santa Rosa: Avenue Q (Lucy the Slut), Sweet Charity (Frug Soloist), Xanadu; Moonlight Stage Productions: The Who’s Tommy; SDSU Theater: A Little Night Music (Fredrika), Crimes of the Heart (Meg Magrath), Zana Don’t. Jessica received her BA in Theater and BA in Dance from San Diego State University. Love to family and Brandon. www.jessicachristman.com

Alexa Ramirez
US Young Cosette
This is Alexa’s first opportunity to be a part of Lamb’s Theatre and is thrilled to be a part of the team. Alexa is 9 years old and just finished the third grade. Alexa previously appeared in California Youth Conservatory’s “The Secret Garden” production in the ensemble. Alexa loves music. She has been taking piano lessons since the age of 2 and has performed on the piano at the University of San Diego, San Diego State University, and California State University San Marcos. Alexa also loves studying mathematics and is currently finishing up pre-Algebra courses at Stanford University’s Education Program for Gifted Youth. Alexa was also recently recognized by Johns Hopkins University for her mathematics test scores, and attended the awards ceremony at Boston University. Alexa would like to thank the Lamb’s team for providing her with this incredible opportunity.

Anthony Whitson-Martini
Swing
Anthony is a San Diego native and is honored to make his Lambs Players debut in Les Misèrables. Credits include recent productions of Les Misèrables & The Student Prince (Utah Festival of Opera & Musical Theatre); regional credits include Mame (San Diego Lyric Opera); Pirates of Penzance (Bohdi-Tree Concerts); Così fan tutte, The Most Happy Fella, & The Merry Widow (Point Loma Opera); and is a chorister & University Partner with San Diego Opera. Solo concert work has included performances with the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus, San Diego Master Chorale, & Point Loma Choral Union. This fall Anthony can be heard locally in productions of HMS Pinafore (Bohdi-Tree Concerts), Cinderella (Point Loma Opera Theatre), & The Hunchback of Notre Dame (La Jolla Playhouse). Anthony is finishing his B.A. In Music at PLNU where he studies with Dr. John Craig Johnson & Ines Irawati. Much love to Craig, Ines, his family, and inspirational friends.

THE BAND

Manny Castro
Horns
Manny is thrilled to performing with Lamb's Players for the first time. Credits include: Sweeney Todd and Parade at Cygnet; Guys & Dolls, Bye Bye Birdie & Joseph... at San Diego Musical Theatre; Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast and Annie at San Diego Junior Theatre; The Student Prince & Crazy for You at San Gabriel Civic Light Opera. Manny has recorded projects for 20th Century Fox Studios Los Angeles and has many orchestral credits including La Jolla Symphony, Orquestra de Baja California, Baja California State Opera, Armenian Philharmonic and Grossmont Orchestra and San DIego Youth Symphony. Manny is originally from San Diego and is thankful for having experiencing music in the public school system as a child.

Diana Elledge
Cello/Bass
Diana is honored to return to Lamb's to be a part of this amazing premiere production! At Lamb's in 2015, she played cello in OZ and West Side Story. Other favorite LPT credits: Les Miserables, The Light in the Piazza, The Servant of Two Masters, The Secret Garden, Into the Woods, and Enchanted April. Diana has also performed with Cygnet Theatre, NCRT, San Diego REP, SD Starlight Theatre, and SDJunior Theatre. In 2014, she made her debut as music director at Francis Parker School for their production of The Last Five Years. When not playing cello, she is the string music editor for Kjos Music Company, an educational music publisher. Diana is an emerging professional photographer, having earned several awards at the Exhibition of Photography at the San Diego County Fair. Many thanks to Debbie, Robert, and the entire Lamb's family for including me in this special experience.

Chuck Elledge
Percussion/Orchestrator
Chuck is thrilled to return to Lamb's for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz following West Side Story, Les Misérables, Fiddler on the Roof, The Music Man and The Light in the Piazza. Elsewhere: Parade (Cygnet), Footloose, Honk!, Hairspray, Beauty and the Beast, Seussical, Into the Woods, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Grease, The Wiz, 42nd Street, The Secret Garden, Peter Pan (SD Junior Theatre); Sweeney Todd, Jacque Brel…, Always…Patsy Cline, And the World Goes Round, A Chorus Line, The King and I (Francis Parker). Chuck is an editor for the Neil A. Kjos Music Company and has numerous published works for band and orchestra. He is a member of the Immaculata Choir and, for 18 years, served as music director for the Minnesota Vikings. Chuck thanks everyone at Lamb's for the opportunity to be a part of this exciting new project with such an amazing composer, cast, orchestra, and production team!

Joel Giese
Trumpet
Joel has been performing in the San Diego area since 1986. His professional career includes productions of And the World Goes Round, Anything Goes, Beauty and the Beast, Company, Fame, Finian's Rainbow, Guys and Dolls, Gypsy, Hairspray, Les Miserables, A Little Princess, My Fair Lady, Parade, Peter Pan, The Sound of Music, Sweet Charity, The Threepenny Opera, West Side Story, and The Wizard of Oz. He has played for the operas Carmen, Cavalleria Rusticana, Die Fledermaus, and The Marriage of Figaro, and also for the ballet The Nutcracker. Joel is currently playing with the Grossmont Symphony Orchestra and the Downbeat Big Band. He is extremely happy to join Lamb's Player Theatre's production of Les Miserables after thoroughly enjoying being a part of Fiddler on the Roof this past January.

Sean LaPerruque
Keyboards
Sean is a native San Diego musician and music educator. Lamb's Players: West Side Story and Les Misérables. San Diego Musical Theatre: West Side Story, Next to Normal, and Annie Get Your Gun. Recent performances with Cygnet Theatre, where he is a resident artist, include Dogfight, My Fair Lady and Spring Awakening. He was Music Director for Diversionary Theatre’s Cabaret production of Altar Boyz for which he won a 2012 Scenie Award for Best Musical Direction from StageSceneLA. As an educator, Sean is a Community Teaching Artist with the San Diego Youth Symphony's OPUS Project with the Chula Vista Elementary School District. He also maintains a private studio of violin, viola and piano students. Sean earned his B.S. in Bioengineering from UCSD, minoring in Music.

Patrick Marion
Keyboard/Band Leader
Lamb's (Associate Artist): West Side Story, Les Misérables, miXtape, The Music Man, An American Christmas (’09 through ’12), Pump Boys and Dinettes, Godspell & Boomers. Cygnet Theatre: My Fair Lady, A Christmas Carol, Spring Awakening, Company, Assassins, Little Shop of Horrors, Cabaret; North Coast Repertory Theatre: The Humbug Holiday Spectacular; American Rose Theatre: Spring Awakening; Coronado Playhouse: Chicago the Musical, Andrew Lippa's Wild Party; Francis Parker School: Annie, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Once On This Island, Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Always, Patsy Cline.

Emilie McDonald
Violin
​Emilie is delighted to be performing with LPT for her third show. She has previously appeared in Quilters and An American Christmas with LPT. Emilie has performed as pianist, conductor, violinist, and violist in a variety of productions, including The Mikado, Snoopy!!! The Fantasticks, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Oklahoma!. She has a degree in music from San Diego Christian College, where she has also served as part of the music faculty. Emilie also runs a large private music studio, teaching violin, viola, and piano. She would like to thank her family and music teachers for their continued support and inspiration in her music endeavors.

Rik Ogden
Guitar/Woodwind
Rik is in is 20th season with Lambs Theatre! Recent shows: West Side Story, miXtape and American Christmas.Previous shows include: Les Miserables,Quilters, Festival of Christmas, Music Man, Godspell, Boomers, Guys and Dolls, Secret Garden, Into the Woods and many, many more. He has been in productions for theaters throughout Southern California including: New Village Arts (Big River), SD Rep, (Christmas Carol) SDMT (Full Monty, North Coast Rep, Moonlight Amphitheatre, and others. Rik has a degree in music from UCSD, teaches guitar and woodwinds at Giacoletti Music School in Carlsbad, CA. and is proud to be an Associate Artist with Lamb's Players

Stefanie Schmitz
Clarinet/Sax/Percussion
Stefanie is a full-time performer and teacher of clarinet, saxophone, and percussion. She is happy to return to LPT after playing in Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, and West Side Story. Stefanie plays a variety of music including Brazilian, jazz, funk, samba, and more. She just released a debut album with her band Choro Sotaque, a group specializing in a style of Brazilian instrumental music called Choro. She also teaches Brazilian samba percussion to K-12 students through the Center for World Music. Check out Stefanie's blog about her musical adventures "Everything Is Music" at stefanieschmitz.blogspot.com or connect with her at stefanieschmitz.net. She thanks LPT for this opportunity and her family for their unending support!


Mike Buckley
Scenic Designer
Since 1984 Mike has designed over 200 productions at Lamb's in addition to many shows at such companies as San Diego Rep, The Laguna Playhouse and the Old Globe/USD MFA program. Recent favorites include sets for West Side Story and Les Misérables here at Lamb's and set and lights for In The Heights at Southwestern College where he teaches technical theatre and design. Also a playwright, his romantic comedy The Hit had an extended run at Lamb's Coronado Theatre and then the Horton Grand Theatre and his set for The Hit earned Mike his fifth Patte Award. As an actor, Mike has appeared in many shows at Lamb's. Favorites include The Nerd, The Hit, Joseph…, Beau Jest, Johnny Pye and the Foolkiller, The Secret Garden, Boomers and My Fair Lady. He also appeared in Crazy For You at Moonlight. TV credits include Wicked, Wicked Games as well as several commercials. Mike also designs residential interiors through his business Weekend Makeover.

Patrick J. Duffy
Sound Designer
Patrick was last seen as Bernado in West Side Story here, and his other favorite roles have been MacDuff in Macbeth at Intrepid, and Hyde in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at Ion. Other stage credits here at Lamb's include Pete N Keely, The Book of the Dun Cow, Smoke on the Mountain ‘04 & ‘10, Festival of Christmas ‘08, The Voysey Inheritance, An Ideal Husband, Cold Comfort Farm, South Pacific, and Rehearsal for Murder (which he also stage managed and sound designed). He recently won the Craig Noel "Outstanding Sound Design" award for Les Misérables, and his other sound credits here are MIXTAPE, Fiddler on the Roof, Pump Boys & Dinettes, Godspell, Boomers, The Fantasticks, The Light in the Piazza, Joseph ‘07 and ‘15, American Rhythm ‘06 at the Lyceum, The Secret Garden, and Enchanted April. When not on stage or designing, he can be found building sets or as Lamb’s Audio Master. Patrick is thankful for all His blessings in his life, and wishes you the same. Thanks for coming by, enjoy!

Deborah Gilmour Smyth
Assistant Director
Associate Artistic Director and director of Patron Services, Deborah has been a member of the Lamb’s resident ensemble since 1979 . Originally from the East Coast, she has lived all over the United States and went to school at San Francisco State University where she studied music and theatre. One of San Diego’s most active performers with over 200 productions to her credit, she is a six-time recipient of the San Diego Theatre Critics’ Circle’s Craig Noel Award including Outstanding Lead Performance in a Play for Lamb’s 2013 production of Wit and Outstanding Female Performance in a Musical for her performance as Mother in Ragtime at Starlight Musical Theatre, for her role of Margaret Johnson in The Light in the Piazza at Lamb’s Players, and for her role of Mrs. Lovett at Cygnet Theatre. She has been honored with Backstage West and numerous Patte awards for performance, original music, sound design. At Lamb’s Players Deborah has performed in over 160 productions, directed over 70 productions, sound designed, written original music, or musically directed over 80 productions. Deborah enjoys the opportunity to be involved in an amazing ensemble that is the Lamb’s Players family. Deborah and her husband, Producing Artistic Director Robert Smyth, make their home in Coronado.

G. Scott Lacy
Musical Director
G. Scott Lacy is thrilled to return home to Lamb’s Players Theatre. With LPT: Fiddler On The Roof (Critics Circle Nomination) An American Christmas, Festival of Christmas, Godspell, Quilters, Joseph...Dreamcoat, American Rhythm, Boomers, Amadeus, Pump Boys and Dinettes, Into The Woods, The Secret Garden, Hello, Dolly!, The Music Man, and The Light In The Piazza. Mr. Lacy has musical directed over 160 productions in his award winning career, 11 recordings, 20 cabaret shows that have toured nationally and internationally, and is the creator and co-founder of SOCIETY CABARET at the Hotel Rex which opened in San Francisco in 2013. www.societycabaret.com

Carlos Mendoza
Choreographer
Carlos is excited to be making his debut at Lambs Players with such an epic musical as Les Miserables. A graduate of the United States International University in San Diego, he earned his BFA with an emphasis in Musical Theatre. Since that time, he has worked extensively as a director, choreographer, producer and artistic director. Selected theatrical credits include IN THE HEIGHTS, NUNSENSE, SOUTH PACIFIC, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, MAN OF LA MANCHA, ANNIE, MISS SAIGON, PAJAMA GAME, CATS, HOT MIKADO, AIDA, MY FAIR LADY, NINE, JOSEPH. He has won San Diego Critics Circle Awards for his productions of WEST SIDE STORY and RAGTIME. One of his main projects has been creator/producer of THE NEW MAMBO KINGS, a musical revue with a blend of Latin culture thru voice, music and dance. He is currently working as Cruise Director for Holland America line, for more information, visit www.carlosmendozaonline.com

Jordan Miller
Fight Choreographer
Jordan was last seen in Lamb's Players Theatre productions of Festival of Christmas 2015, OZ, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and their critically acclaimed and award winning production of Les Miserables (Enjolras.) He also served as fight choreographer for West Side Story. Other San Diego credits include Lyric Opera San Diego's The Gondoliers (Guiseppi,) Anything Goes (Billy) and A Little Night Music; Cygnet Theatre's The Importance of Being Earnest (Algernon,) Travesties (Henry Carr) and Bed And Sofa (Volodya.) Regional credits include Oklahoma! (Curly,) Annie Get Your Gun (Frank Butler) and A Little Night Music (Count Carl-Magnus.) www.jordancmiller.com

Nathan Peirson
Lighting Designer
a graduate of Biola University, Nate is Lamb’s Director of Production. He has been with Lamb’s since 1982 working as photographer, set construction, lighting designer and performer.

Jeanne Reith
Costume Designer
This year Jeanne celebrates her 25th year as a costume designer with Lambs. She designed last year's production of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, for which she was awarded the Critics Circle, Craig Noel Award. Her work has achieved theater critics award for San Diego, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara. Other productions awarded for costume design include her original designs for A Servant Of Two Masters, The Light in the Piazza, Little Foxes, Joyful Noise, Metamorphosis, and two dozen other productions. Besides her service and collaborative work at Lambs, she currently teaches Fashion History at San Diego Mesa College.

Jennifer Leigh Sears
Stage Manager
Jennifer is excited to join Lamb’s Players Theatre for West Side Story, where she previously stage managed Festival of Christmas, Les Misérables and Brownie Points. Previous credits include Knoxville Opera, Tennessee Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego Repertory Theatre, Long Beach Opera, Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival and Iowa Summer Repertory Theatre. She is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. She graduated from the University of Iowa with an MFA in Theatre Arts and wrote her thesis: History of the Stage Manager: Role of the Prompter in American Theatre, from 1750-1850. One day she aspires to earn a PhD and to finish the research she began in graduate school. In addition to being a theatre history buff, she enjoys spending time with her equally nerdy fiancé, Benjamin at the library and used bookstores.

Robert Smyth
Director
is LAMB's Producing Artistic Director. He joined the staff of Lamb's Players Street Theatre as an actor and director in 1976. In 1978 LAMB'S opened its first resident theatre in National City, and then in 1994 brought the old performance space in Coronado's historic Spreckel's Building back to life as its new home. Robert has directed more than 150 productions for LAMB'S, and performed in over 100, including favorite roles in A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1776, Cyrano De Bergerac, The Boys Next Door, and the one-man show Damien. He and his wife, director, actor, composer, Deborah Gilmour Smyth, make their home in Coronado.


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Fri & Sat at 8pm $38$58$72
Sat at 4pm & Sun at 2pm$48$68$82

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