Directed by Maggie Patton and Mary Runde
JUNE 23–26, 2022 | FHS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
In Mamma Mia!, the storytelling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs tells the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings back three men from her mother’s past. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!
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The Super Trouper Ensemble
Ensemble members help bring the world of musicals to life by performing various
roles, filling in the vocal harmonies for the songs, learning numerous dance numbers and more. We are thankful to our hard-working ensemble!
Being very active in theatre, this is Lucia’s 17th production and her 5th with FDLCT. She has been involved in many school theatre shows including Mary Poppins, The Beverly Hillbillies, and most recently The Addams Family. She loves singing, watching true crime and movies.
She works as the Young Adult Minister and Marriage Coordinator at Holy Family Catholic Community. Kelsey enjoys traveling, road trips, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and hiking. This is her first FDLCT production – she thanks her family and friends for support!
Cathy has been involved with FDLCT for several years as a faithful volunteer. When she heard “Mamma Mia” was going to be performed, she said to her husband “Honey Honey” I’ve got to do this, so she auditioned and asked them to “Take a Chance on Me.” This is Cathy’s first time on stage since high school and she is thrilled to be a member of this cast. Even though she is retired, she continues to make “Money, Money, Money” as an Administrative Assistant at Pilgrim Church. Many thanks to her family and friends for their encouragement and support. And to Abba – ”Thank You For the Music!”
Bernadette works as Director of Business Client Services at Envision Greater Fond du Lac. This is her debut with FDLCT and she is so excited to be part of the cast for Mamma Mia. Being part of a show has been on her bucket list, so she took a chance! She also helps to organize and host Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Events. Bernadette thanks her family and friends for all their love and encouragement to finally get on the stage—especially husband-Tim, Mom and Dad, Colleen, and Cora.
It’s hard to believe it has been 20 years of involvement community theater. Starting with the Coloma Players and moving to numerous shows with FDLCT, it has been a true blessing. Jack is a long-time member of FDLCT, serves our Board of Directors, and is a member of the What Were You Thinking comedy improv group.
Rose has been involved in productions of Cabaret, Once Upon a Mattress, Annie Get Your Gun, and Anything Goes but this is her first FDLCT show. She sings for weddings and sings the National Anthem for events. Rose works at Mercury Marine and she enjoys camping and kayaking.
An active student in the music program at FDL High School, Ben was recently awardedthe 2022 Alan R. Lemery Choral Scholarship. Ben plays French horn and was also involved in the theatre program at Fondy High. He will be attending UW-Green Bay and majoring in Vocal Performance and Music Theatre.
When asked why he auditioned for this show, he replied “I can sing, I can dance, and I wanted to try something new. . . . plus, it’s ABBA!” We welcome John to the FDLCT family! He is self-employed and works in string instrument repair and sales. He enjoys ballroom dance, wilderness canoe trips, and baking.
She definitely has a gift for performing and has been involved in many productions over the years – including shows at Fondy High and FDLCT. Mamma Mia is her 16th show! Marianna is part of the Cardinal Singers at Fondy High and works both as a lifeguard and at Beans and Bites.
Having been involved with FDLCT for many years, Lynn has acted, worked behind the scenes, and served on the Board of Directors. Some of her favorite shows include Steel Magnolias (Ouiser), Oliver (Nancy), Damn Yankees (Lola), The Addams Family (Grandma) and Nuncrackers (Sister Robert Anne). Retired from a nursing career, Lynn now works with her husband, Michael, at Moon Marine. She is excited to be onstage again with her daughter, Blair. She also has a son, Sam, and is looking forward to being a Grandma in August!
Having been part of the FDLCT family since she was 7 years old, Nora has a long list of productions she has been involved in including Peter Pan (Tinkerbell) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Veruca Salt), and the ensembles for Matilda, Sweeney Todd, and Beauty and the Beast. This is her 12th show with FDLCT! She was also a very active participant in the theatre program at Fondy High and you may remember her from her most recent role as “Dorothy” in the Wizard of Oz. Nora enjoys painting and drawing, playing the piano, writing music, upcycling, and sewing.
This is Tim’s second FDLCT production. His stage debut was as an Angel in The Littlest Angel directed by Mary Runde and Maggie Patton. Yes, he does get coerced into doing these things for his wife, but it is a good way to spend time together. Tim has volunteered for FDLCT in the past in a variety of ways – working box office, on stage crew, and on the FDLCT Board.
A well-known musician in the FDL area, Wendy is the general music and choral teacher at Shepherd of the Hills Catholic School, the music director/organist at several local churches, and a piano teacher. She was involved in a number of FDLCT shows including Cinderella, Fiddler on the Roof, Wizard of Oz, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Wendy enjoys traveling, swimming, singing, and dancing.
As an active high schooler, Isabel plays volleyball and is part of the show choir. She works as a guest service advocate at Target. She is also quite active in the theatre: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Oompa Loompa), Wizard of Oz (munchkin), Bugsy Malone (Tillie), and Beauty and the Beast (ensemble).
A recent graduate from Mayville High School, Chase is currently working at the Wisco Supper Club in Leroy. He has been involved with numerous theatre groups including Mayville High School, Mayville Children’s Theatre, and Beaver Dam Community Theatre.
Heads up coffee lovers—make friends with Dallas, because he works as a Barista at Starbucks. When not serving coffee, Dallas writes songs and loves journaling. We welcome him as an active Fondy High theatre student. He has performed in The Wizard of Oz (Hickory) and Curtains (Ensemble), but you may best remember him in his spot-on portrayal of “Gomez” in The Addams Family.
Anna is a sophomore at Fond du Lac High School. This is her fifth musical and her fourth show with FDLCT. She loves to sing and dance, and she has had so much fun being a part of this show. She hope everyone enjoys this production!
After being involved in the ensembles for both Rocky Horror Show and 9 to 5 the Musical, we welcome Meadow back for this production. She has also volunteered as part of the stage crew for Matilda. Meadow works as an auto technician and in her spare time she enjoys sewing and crafts.
Kurt and his wife, Peggy Sue, have lived in Eden the past 14 years. He has worked as an Executive Chef, General Manager, and owned a restaurant in Sussex called Wolfendales. He also worked for Old Country Buffet in Fond du Lac. In 2010, Kurt ran for State Treasurer and served in that capacity until 2014. He worked for the Department of Correction at the Fox Lake Prison as a food service lead and retired in 2017, but in 2018 he came out of retirement to be the Food Pantry Coord of the Salvation Army and retired again in Sept 2021. Kurt was also a member of the South Shore Chorale 2012-2019 and has now enjoyed becoming part of a theatre production.
Erin grew up here in Fond du Lac and is now a French and ELL teacher in the Fond du Lac School District. As a talented musician, she has played in the orchestra pit for Jesus Christ Superstar, Man of La Mancha, and Sweeney Todd—and acted onstage in productions of Music Man, Cinderella, Fiddler on the Roof and Joseph. Erin says she is so fortunate to be surrounded by a whole village of folks and she thanks them for their love and support.
A Fond du Lac High School student, Gwendolyn has been involved in recent productions of The Addams Family (Morticia) and Wizard of Oz (Glinda). She is also a frequent performer as various Disney Princesses for Princess My Party.
Liz works as the Director of Community and Customer Success for Destination Lake Winnebago Region. She describes herself as a real mixed bag and always full of surprises! You may remember Liz from some of her past FDLCT roles in Sweeney Todd (Mrs. Lovett), Rocky Horror Show (Magenta), Beauty and the Beast (The Wardrobe), and Man of La Mancha (Innkeeper’s Wife). Liz is a very involved in the Fond du Lac Community—she serves on the Board of Directors for both Fond du Lac Community Theatre and South Shore Chorale. She is a member of the Evening Optimists and she volunteers her time at the Galloway House, for Sturgeon Spectacular and many other community events.
We welcome Elijah to our FDLCT family! He works as a backup Assistant Manager at Shoe Sensation in Beaver Dam and he is interested in history and interior design. He has two dogs—Sasha and Bella. Elijah played the role of “Sky” in Beaver Dam’s production of Mamma Mia. He has also been in productions of Annie and Newsies.