Opera House Shows, 1979-89

Information on shows at the Lagoon Opera House from 1979 to 1989.

NOTE: This page is under construction and information is incomplete. Please contact me if you have any contributions.

← 1968 – 1978

History of Lagoon Opera House

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1979

Tickets: $4

A CONNECTICUT YANKEE (Jun 7 – Jun 30)

George M, 1979. Photo: Lagoon

GEORGE M (Jul 5 – Jul 28)

Musical Director: Paul Banham
Choreographer: Barbara Wingate
Stage Manager: Jaye Beetem
Costumer: Kay Schumacher
House Manager: Sharyllyn Shaw
Technical Director: Dave Deike
Technical Assistant: Tom Pavich
Painting: R. Mark Read
Piano: Paul Banham
Woodwinds: Richard Babcock
Follow Spot: Greg Horrell
Program & Publicity: DiAnne Campbell
Lighting: Renee Richmann

GIGI (Aug 2 – Aug 25)

Guest Director: Gary Bird

CAST

Karen B. Alston
Christian Andersen
Teri Campbell
Ralph S. Cannon
Ramona D’Agostino
Pete Drubay
Laurence Finnegan
Lori Gordon
Donny Heath
Nanette Horman
Winkie T. Horman
Paul Kimmel
N. Lynn Mazer
Myra Robbins
Holly Smith
Jonathan Stowers

1980

Tickets: $4 – included park admission ($10 Season Tickets)

CALL ME MADAM

Director: Dennis Ferrin

THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN (Jul 7 – Aug 2)

Director: William S. Barber (1980 Robert E. Freed Award Winner)
Set Designer: William S. Barber

SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM

Director: Robert Hyde Wilson

CAST
Christian Anderson
Robert Baker
Kent D. Burrell
Russ Cuff
Anne Cullimore Decker
Jaren Harbrecht
Catherine Holbrook
Ryan Johnson
Joseph S. Kollar
Tony Larimer
Jennifer Blomfield McLaughlin
Derek Merrill
Amy Marie Rose
Anne Rowe
Georgia Sorenson
Eric Underwood
Ron Van Woerden

1981

CALAMITY JANE

1982

HIGH BUTTON SHOES

GREASE (Aug 6 – Aug 28)

1983

 

1984

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

1985

 

1986

 

1987

 

1988

GREATER TUNA

WHOOPEE

Producer: Jeffry Belnap
Musical Director: Jeffry Belnap

 

1989

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Jun 23 – Aug 26)

Tickets: $8 General Admission ($6.50 Pre-Sale)

Producer: Jeffry Belnap
Director: Edward J. Gryska
Musical Director: Jeffry Belnap
Set Designer: Ladd Lambert

CAST
Edward D. Britt
J. Alan Brodine
Rebekah Folsom
Frank Gerrish
Kitchell Jones
Troy Lunt
Karen Nielson
Trevor H. Olsen
Kori Ramsey

ORCHESTRA
John Clark
Gerrit Gregor
Jeffrey Gutke
Michael Johnson
Randy Kempton

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LINKS

Opera House Shows, 1968-1978

History of the Lagoon Opera House and Opera House Square

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SOURCES

Lagoon and Pioneer Village are opening for the season. Deseret News, 26 May 1989.

Best ‘ride’ at Lagoon: ‘Little Shop’. Deseret News, 30 Jun 1989.

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