Some of the 2007 cast.
EASY Theatre
Marvelous Matriculation Musical
by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards 
Fridays and Saturdays 
January 19-February 3, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.
Dougherty Arts Theater
1110 Barton Springs Rd. 
Austin, Texas

This is a wonderfully entertaining musical about the last day of school when a medicine show comes to town bringing old loves and new and changing the lives of the people who live there.  This musical is set in the late 1890s and filled with songs from the period. 

“Hello, Ma Baby” Can-Can you “Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay!”?

Musical arrangement and performance: "Perfessor" Bill Edwards

johnjohn daniels, jr.

Actor, writer, director, john daniels, jr. is a seasoned actor of over 105 productions, with over 1600 live performances including the title role in Hamlet, Mercucio in Romeo and Juliet, and Eddie in The Rocky Horror Show. 

As of January 2007, 28 of his original plays and musicals have been produced. 

john has directed 44 productions for 19 companies, schools, and organizations.  He is the Artist and Playwright in Residence for EASY Theatre.  He holds a BA in theatre from Texas A&M, Kingsville. 

Currently he is on tour starring in his comedy Making Love in Public.

EngelaEngela Edwards
Engela is the Artistic Director of EASY Theatre.  She is an actor, director, choreographer, producer, writer, and acting teacher.  She's starred in dozens of plays and musicals, choreographed 18 productions, written or cowritten 10 produced scripts, and directed and codirected 15 shows.  Engela holds a BFA in theatre from the University of Texas at Arlington. 

Currently she is on tour starring in Making Love in Public.

The 2007 Cast: 

john daniels, jr. - WC
Bailey Foreman - JANE ALLEN WALKER
Baxter Robinson- JUSTICE JUSTICE

Nathan Smith - GEORGE
Simon Smith - SIMON
Adam Roquemore - DANIEL
Regan Zaborowski - LANDA
Maya Landers - LILLIE MAE
Ariana Billett - JONNIE MAE
Sydney Clark - SILVIA

Caleb Kirby - JR
Kylie Kirby - ANN
Carley Zucca - RUTH
Shelby Gruber - MARGUERITE
Lauren Lynn - FLORENCE
Blaze Forman - DOREEN
Spencer Zaborowski - MINNIE
Chelsea DeBellis - THELMA
Hallie Casey - JACOB
Joanna Casey - BUSTER

Leela McGill - SAM (Samantha)
Katy Kirby - KATY
Faith Franklin - FAITH
Caitlyn Zucca - CAITLYN
Rachel Edwards - RACHEL

Jacob Block - JACOB
Logan Nicks - LOGAN
Steven Spicer - TIM NOLAN
Landon Holcomb - LANDON
Keaton Holcomb - KEATON

This musical premièred in Bastrop in 2006 to sell-out audiences, 
and was reprised in Austin with a new cast.


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