VP 2002 Children



Play - Children


Written By: A. R. Gurney
Directed by: Nancy Wright
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service

Run of Show

“Children” ran January 11-26, 2002, Thursday through Saturday at 8:00pm, Sunday at 2:00pm


The upper-class New England clan in this absorbing drama faces a challenge to its comfortable status quo. As the family gathers at their summer beach house, two surprising situations arise. Do they have the strength to examine their lives and adapt to impending changes?

The People …

Leading Roles
in order of appearance

Barbara Sarah Collier
Randy Andrew J. Neary
Mother Kate Argow
Jane Laura Fleck
Pokey Jordy Greenleaf

Production Staff

Director Nancy Wright
Producer Barb Vaught
Set Design Matt Wiederhold
Set Dressing Matt Wiederhold
Set Construction Sarah Collier, Jackie Mierzejewski, Steve Mierzejewski, Jennifer Nagy, Erik Schieb, Ron Schieb, Judy Wiederhold, Matt Wiederhold
Rehearsal Stage Manager Bonnie Brandburg
Production Stage Manager Deb Marinik
Assistant Production Stage Manager Vickie Anderson, Barb Vaught
Lighting Design Andrew J. Neary
Lighting Crew Sandra Gahan, Jake Gordy, Ben Lumbrezer, Barb Vaught
Costume Design Kate Argow
Costume Crew Laura Fleck, Sarah Collier, Bonnie Brandburg, Andrew Neary, Barb Vaught
Property Manager Ben Lumbrezer
Property Assistants Kate Argow, Bonnie Brandburg, Sarah Collier, Laura Fleck, Andrew Neary, Barb Vaught
Property Crew Jean & Ernie Brown, Sandra Gahan, Paige Price
Sound Design Don Weber, Nancy Wright
Sound Engineer Don Weber
Sound Crew Marc Malley, Don Weber
Sound Assistants Angela Gage, Ashley Gage, Noah Partridge
Program Jake Gordy
Program Art & Cover Design Laura Fleck
House Manager Ann Veasey
Box Office Manager Ann Veasey
Box Office Staff Kimberly Bruggeman, Sue Holliger, Carol Kwiatkowski, Roger Whitmore, Judy Wiederhold, Mary and Bill Young
Program Printing M&M Printing
Marquee Signs Laura Fleck
Cast Photography Mike McDermott
Special Thanks The Fish Market – Telegraph Road
St. John’s Jesuit High School
Phil Skeldon
Jodi Alexander
Bi-Ella Screenprinting
Vivian Edwards-Smith
Rick Vaught
Ron Schieb
Judy Wiederhold

The Show!

Place: An island off the coast of Massachusetts

Time: Saturday of the July 4th weekend, 1970

Act I

  • Scene 1: 7:00 AM
  • Scene 2: Mid-morning
  • Scene 3: Late morning
  • Scene 4: Before Lunch

Act II

  • Scene 1: After Lunch
  • Scene 2: Late afternoon
  • Scene 3: Early evening
  • Scene 4: Night