Four Dogs & a Bone

By John Patrick Shanley

Directed by William Bolz

A scathing satire of Hollywood.

Produced by Millenium Theatre in the William T. Evjue Theatre, at the Esquire Theater, 113 E Mifflin.

Performances June 17-26, 1999:

June 17
8 pm
June 18
8 pm
June 19
8 pm
 June 24
8 pm
June 25
8 pm
June 26
8 pm

Tickets are $10. For reservations or more information, call Millenium Theater, Ltd., 608-559-0205


The Cast

Erin S. Baal (Brenda) Erin is happy to be doing theater in Madison after graduating from Iowa State University with a performing arts degree in acting/directing and set design. She was seen in May as Eileen in Strollers' Moon Over Buffalo. At Iowa State, she appeared as Paulina in Death and the Maiden; Roberta in John Patrick Shanley's Danny and the Deep Blue Sea; and Tranio in Taming of the Shrew.

William Bolz (Victor) William is making his directorial debut with this play, and his acting debut with Millenium Theater. He was last seen as Paul in Strollers' Moon Over Buffalo and as Einstein in their production of Picasso at the Lapin Agile. He played the American hostage in Madison Theatre Guild's Someone Who'll Watch Over Me. His only directing experience was in college where he directed Don Nigro's Seascape with Sharks and Dancer. William has been directed by Patrick Fernan in may shows; now the tables are turned and old scores will be settled.

Patrick Fernan (Bradley) Four Dogs appropriately marks Patrick's 40th production in the 90's as an actor, director and/or playwright with 11 different companies. These include Madison Rep (The Man Who Came To Dinner; Cat On A Hot Tin Roof), UW (Hello Dolly!) and two groups he co-founded - Millenium and Madcap Dinner Theater. Favorite roles include Edward in Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (Theatre Guild), Ken in Rumors (Madcap) and Tom in The Glass Menagerie (Millenium). Favorite directing projects include Godspell (Theatre Guild), The Odd Couple (Madcap), Little Shop of Horrors (West High School) & City of Angels (Middleton Players).

Monica Lyons (Collette ) Monica is thrilled to be making her debut with Millenium. Previous Madison credits include Mayella in To Kill a Mockingbird with CTM; Truvy in Steel Magnolias and Tansy in The Nerd with MTG; and Duckling in Strollers' Our Country's Good. Monica has a B.F.A. in performing arts from The Theatre School of DePaul University (founded as The Goodman School of Drama). Monica would like to thank her husband Daniel and children Kenneth and Tatiana for their love and support.

The Company

Technical Director & Set Designer Lee Waldhart

Lighting Designer Jeff Miller

Props Monica Lyons

Light Board Operator Sarah Deming-Henes

Stage Manager Cathy Daly Bond

House Manager Robin Shearer

Ad & Poster Design Cathy Kaufmann

Program Layout Robin Shearer

Producers Patrick Fernan & Monica Lyons

Millenium Producers Cathy Daly Bond, Cathy Kaufmann, & Robin Shearer