This brazen musical comedy set in the mid-1990s sets up a conflict between greedy bosses & politicians and a group of temporary workers who unite to expose a nefarious plot to destroy labor unions. The first full-length musical from the creators of the Madison-to-Off-Broadway hit WALMARTOPIA. Produced in the Bartell’s inaugural season by Mercury Players in January of 1999.
The Temps: KATHY GROAT as Melissa, Temp and aspiring journalist; JADE PROCTOR as Alexis, Temp and artist/computer whiz; ASIAH DOYLE as Eddie, Temp and musician; NICK KAPRELIAN as Sam, Temp and law school grad/lover of languages; SHANIQUA MURPHY as Maggie, Temp and single mom on public assistance
At People Power and the Freedom Institute: JAMES ROWE as Dick Anderson, CEO of People Power; MARCY WEILAND as Violet, Office Manager at People Power; CLARICE LAFAYETTE as Candy, Office Assistant at People Power; BOB MOORE as Senator Bob Hartman, Freedom Institute founder
The Ensemble Players: ANNIE CHILES; THEO CHILES; JIM CHIOLINO; CHRISTINA HINKLEY; JAKE JACOBSON; NOAH KOEBE; YVETTE MIKHAIL; DONNOVAN MOEN; LOUISE STOUT; BENJAMIN TONEY; FERNANDA TORALES
The Band: ANDREW ROHN, Conductor; Keyboard #1; LUKE BUSCH, Woodwinds; ALAN HALVERSON, Bass Guitar; BRANDON JENSEN, Guitar; Keyboard #2; JARED NORTON, Drums
Photos from Past Productions
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