music direction & accompaniment by Bill Newlin (eps 1-2 & 5)
music direction & accompaniment by Joshua Fardon (eps 3-4)
music direction & accompaniment by David Bickford (eps 6-7)
accompaniment by Rachel Howe (ep 8)
choreography by Lindsay Martin (eps 1-7)
choreography by Natasha Norman (ep 8)
sound design by Dan Hoal (ep 7)
EPISODE ONE (2/7/09)
cast of SEAMEN! THE MUSICAL! L-R:
Will Collyer as "Bill,"
Nicholas S. Williams as "Fred," Michael Lanahan as "Jerry," Lauren
Nasman as "Izzy,"
Alina Phelan Ballou as "Susan" and Kelsey Wedeen as "Anne."
Just one night on the town 'till these
enthusiastic boys ship out to fight the Japs...
but first... time to meet some dames!
The boys fend off a couple of drunks
(Christopher Gyre & Stephen Vendette)
who were trying to get fresh with the ladies.
EPISODE TWO (2/14/09) Photos this week by Angela Carper Lanahan
The girls tend to Jerry's injuries after a
A somber moment as they reflect on shoving off
to fight the Japs.
Fred tells the boys his plan to make sure
Susan doesn't stray
while he's gone: he's going to get her pregnant tonight,
so no other guy will want to touch her... and when he
gets home, he'll have a ready-made family.
Shy Bill is coaxed into walking Anne home.
Rough-and-tumble Izzy (played this week by
Lucy Griffin) and
light-in-the-loafers Jerry seem to have more in common than they first realized.
Susan has her own plan to keep Fred from
while he's overseas. (Preacher played by Dan Wingard.)
EPISODE THREE (2/21/09)
"Either the whiskey's moved down to my legs, or something
about the way you say 'canaries' made me all wobbly!"
Just a couple of wide-eyed kids.
Plans for the future.
A sudden, passionate kiss.
Musical Number: "You're Making Me Think Some Things That I Never Woulda Thunk
EPISODE FOUR (2/28/09)
Morning, and it's time to ship out... and
(now played by Trevor Lissauer) is in high spirits
Though they're now married and she's pregnant,
Susan still frets that Fred will forget her while he's overseas.
Anne's heartsore over Bill's leaving.
Falling in love with a sailor stinks.
Meeting new shipmates Spud (Joe Hendrix, far
and tap-dancing Dizzy (Jaime Robledo, far right).
Rocco (Christopher McNeany) has a new tattoo.
Self-proclaimed rules enforcer Curtis (Jacob
Rocco to put a shirt on, while Spud mocks him behind his back.
All fall in for the Captain (Christopher
A press photographer (Dan Wingard) is there to
see the crew off.
Musical Number: "Across the Sea"
EPISODE FIVE (3/28/09)
Jerry finds he's bunking with Rocco. The
two become friends...
very friendly friends. Jerry seems quite giddy about this.
Musical Number: "Nothing But Crying"
EPISODE SIX (4/4/09)
Anne (played this week by Megan Crockett)
writes a letter to Bill.
Also pictured: accompanist David Bickford.
Izzy's excited about her new job at the
The girls encourage lovesick Anne to fly to
the boys will be on shore leave, to meet up with Bill.
Musical Number: "Just Go"
EPISODE SEVEN (5/30/09) - PLAYOFFS WEEK ONE!
Rocco (now played by Jason Whisman) offers to
show Jerry the torpedoes,
while a suspicious Curtis eavesdrops on their conversation.
Curtis snitches to the Captain (now played by
Song: "Open Your Eyes"
EPISODE EIGHT (6/6/09) - PLAYOFFS WEEK TWO!
Jerry (now played by Robbie Winston) thanks
for giving him a hand and really saving his ass.
The Captain promises Curtis (now played by
to get to the bottom of these shennanigans and
nip them in the butt... er, the bud.
The boys are on shore leave in Hawaii at last!
(L-R: JJ Mayes as "Bill," Robbie Winston
as "Jerry" and Jeremy Aldridge as "Fred")
The boys meet Honey (Natascha Corrigan),
the local "welcome wagon."
Song: "I Love Seamen"
Just as Fred and Bill go off to enjoy
with Honey, Annie arrives! Ooooooh boy!