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by Connie Ray

directed by Kerry Meads


October 6 thru November 19


Directions/Parking - LAMB'S Coronado

Lamb's Players Theatre

1142 Orange Ave, Coronado


The Sanders Family Singers are back on the road, and Mt Pleasant Baptist Church will never be quite the same again! One of our favorite ensemble musicals is part of a Seaon in Coronado for the very first time.

Annie Buckley
Denise Sanders
Annie Buckley has appeared in her three years of American Christmas. She is a junior at Coronado School of the Arts (CoSA). Her most recent credits include Ragtime (San Diego Musical Theatre), Shelley in Bat Boy (CoSA), and Little Red in Into The Woods (Star Rep). Other credits include How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Old Globe, 2011/2012), Louisa in The Sound Of Music (San Diego Musical Theatre), Duffy in Annie (Moonlight), Nancy in Oliver! (PPJT) and other theater companies (Write Out Loud, CYC, San Diego Junior Theatre, ImpAct). She performed with Heather Headley at the 50th anniversary of the San Diego Zoo. She would like to thank her parents and grandparents for their support. Thanks also to her wonderful voice coach, Nancy Snow Carr.

Jack French
Dennis Sanders
Jack is delighted to be returning to the Lambs Players Theatre to join the cast of Big Fish! Mr. French is a recent graduate of Point Loma Nazarene University with a B.A. in music and a minor in Philosophy where he studied with Dr. John Craig Johnson and Ines Irawati. He has performed multiple operatic roles with companies such as Point Loma Opera Theatre, Bodhi Tree Concerts, Opera de Tijuana, Opera Exposed, New Village Arts, and San Diego Opera's Opera on Track Program. He also has performed as the baritone soloist in Handel's Messiah and Bachs B minor Mass with Point Loma Choral Union. This summer he will be covering the role of Count Almaviva and singing the role of Graf von Eberbach in Point Loma Opera Theatre's Le nozze di Figaro and Der Wildschütz respectively as well as doing various other operatic concerts in the San Diego area.

Deborah Gilmour Smyth
Vera Sanders
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 seven-time recipient of the San Diego Theatre Critics’ Circle’s Craig Noel Award including Outstanding Lead Performance in a Play for Martha in Intrepid Theatre Company's Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf, Vivian Bearing in Lamb’s 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.

Steve Gouveia
Stanley Sanders
Steve is thrilled to be working at Lamb’s Players and to be back in his hometown of San Diego! Credits include: Jersey Boys (Original Broadway Cast—2006 Tony Award, First National Tour, La Jolla Playhouse), The Collected Works of Billy the Kid (La Jolla Playhouse), Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (The Apollo Theatre Center, Stage West), It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues, Cabaret (San Diego REP), Little Shop of Horrors, Hedwig & The Angry Inch, Pageant (Cygnet Theatre), Sweeney Todd (The Fritz Theatre), and Hair (Starlight Theatre). As a musician, Steve has played with Pete Townshend, Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of The Doors, Alex Lifeson of Rush, John Wesley of Porcupine Tree, Larry Gatlin, Micky Dolenz, Jung-Ho Pak and many others. He has been seen on The Today Show, Late Night With David Letterman, The 60th Annual Tony Awards, and at many Rockers On Broadway concerts. His solo album Shine, is also available wherever you buy music nowadays, or he’d be happy to put it on a mixtape for you (if you can actually find a tape).

Brian Mackey
Mervin Oglethorpe
Brian was last seen at Lamb's in Silent Sky, as well as The Angel's Arms, Equivocation, Dinner with Marlene, The Nerd, An American Christmas and Twelfth Night. Elsewhere: The Importance of Being Earnest, Travesties, The Glass Menagerie, History Boys, Chistmas Carol (Cygnet – Resident Artist); Abundance (Backyard Renaissance Theatre); All My Sons, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Musical, An Enemy of the People (Intrepid Theatre); In the Heat of the Night, The Woolgatherer, Bash: Latter-Day Plays, Jack Goes Boating, All in the Timing, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Grapes of Wrath (ion theatre); In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play (San Diego Rep); The Pride, The Little Dog Laughed, Baby with the Bathwater, As Much As You Can, Corpus Christi (Diversionary); A Christmas Carol (’07, ’08, ’09), Little Women (North Coast Rep); Born Yesterday (AVO Playhouse); Night Sky (Mo’olelo); The Heidi Chronicles, Julius Caesar (New Village Arts); Side Man (BANG!). Brian was awarded the 2011 Craig Noel Award for Actor of the Year.

Katie Sapper
June Sanders
Katie is pleased as punch to be back at Lamb's with such a lovely cast and crew! Past credits: Moonlight- Sunset Blvd (Betty), Titanic (Kate McGowan), Lion in Winter (Alias), SDMT- Damn Yankees (Gloria), Cygnet- Bad Jews (Melody), Rocky Horror Show (Swing), SD Rep- Violet (Violet/Young Vi understudy), La Jolla Playhouse- Kingdom City *world premiere (Crystal), Weatherman *premiere workshop (Cathy), Diversionary- A New Brain (Nancy/Waitress), bare: A Pop Opera (Ivy). BA in Musical Theatre at Saint Mary's University MN. Thank you so much to Kerry, Jon, and the incredible cast and crew! Love to Mom and Dad, and Ringo. For my blowfish.

Jon Lorenz
Musical Director
LPT Resident Artist: Amadeus, 80 Days, Voysey Inheritance, Inspector Calls, Winslow Boy, Detective Story, Hamlet, Joseph, Secret Garden, Smoke On the Mountain, Chaps, Festival of Christmas and more. Co-creator of MixTape (book, musical arrangements). Looking Glass Girl (book, music, lyrics) - part of the 2005 ASCAP/Disney Musical Theater Workshop, staged at NYU in 2010, optioned by NBC/Universal Theatricals in 2013. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (book, music, lyrics) premieres fall 2015 at LPT. Original songs/arrangements: Festival of Christmas 2007-14, Twelfth Night (LPT), Traditions of Christmas (CCT). LPT Musical Direction/Supervision: Mixtape, Joseph, Guys & Dolls, Pete n'Keely, Joe Vs the Volcano, Fantasticks, Festival of Christmas 2007-14. Score/sound design: Wit, Ideal Husband, The Hit, Room Service. Composes music/lyrics for youth musicals produced nationally. I must Take Them With Me Anywhere: Julie, Hudson Fox & Macy Flynn.

Kerry Meads
Kerry wears many hats as actor, director, and playwright. She is the director of Lamb’s Educational Outreach. On staff at Lamb's since 1976, she now serves as Lamb’s Associate Artistic Director. As resident playwright, her work includes Boomers, American Rhythm, Dracula, My Asparagus Is Growing Fine and LPT’s annual Festival of Christmas. Her directing credits include MIXTAPE, Guys & Dolls, Trying, An Ideal Husband, Pretty Fire, Thunder At Dawn, Private Lives, The Boys Next Door, Amadeus, Beau Jest, The Foreigner and You Can’t Take It With You. As a performer she has been seen in such productions as The Great Divorce; Quilters; Tartuffe; Godspell; She Loves Me; A Woman of No Importance; You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown; Till We Have Faces; Pump Boys and Dinettes; Into The Woods; Hello, Dolly!; Boomers, The Hit, Leaving Iowa, Harvey , The Music Man and See How They Run and Dinner with Marlene.

Smoke on the Mountain seat map

Prime ASec ASec B
Sat Mat 4pm, Sun Mat 2pm$78$68$44
Fri & Sat 8pm$68$58$34
Tue 7:30, Wed Mat 2pm, Wed 7:30, Thu 7:30$58$48$24

For readability, seat numbers are shown for every other seat

Seniors (66 and over) $5 Off

Youth (5 thru 17) & Active Military (with ID) - Half Price

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Lamb's Box Office (619) 437-6000
Phone Hours:
Tue - Sat, Noon to 7pm / Sun, Noon to 2
The Horton Grand Box Office opens at 5pm Wed - Sat, opens Sun at 2pm

Under 30? Find out about half-price tickets!
Seniors (65+) and Groups of 10+ – $5 off
For group discounts for more than 10 people please contact Susan Andrews (619) 437-6050 x126