Rock Opera playbill

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Jenna Tamisiea Elser, stage director

Jenise Cook, stage director & choreographer

Christian Elser, music director

Song List

Karn Evil 9, First Impression, Part II (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)

Another Brick in the Wall (Pink Floyd)

We’re not Gonna Take It (Twisted Sister)

Bad Reputation (Joan Jett & the Blackhearts)

Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)

Medley #1: Creep (Radiohead), Crazy (Gnarles Barkley), Therapy (Mary J. Blige)

Nights on Broadway (BeeGees)

Alone Together (Schwartz & Deitz)

Throw it All Away (Toad the Wet Sprocket)

Tears in Heaven (Eric Clapton)

Seasons of Love (RENT)

Medley #2: Eye of the Tiger (Survivor), I’m Still Standing (Elton John), I’m a Survivor (Destiny’s Child), Staying Alive (BeeGees), I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)

What’s Going On (Marvin Gaye)

Make it Rain (H.E.R.)

Him (Sam Smith)

Just a Girl (No Doubt)

Colors (Black Pumas)

Medley #3: This is Me (Greatest Showman), Born this Way (Lady Gaga), Purple Rain (Prince)

Medley #4: America The Beautiful, Proud to be an American (Lee Greenwood), Ballad of the Angry American (Toby Keith), Rockin’ in the Free World (Neil Young), Born in the USA (Bruce Springsteen), Lift Every Voice and Sing

Crystal Ball (Styx)

The Prayer (Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli)

Finale from Tommy (The Who)

Hold up the Light (Bebe & Cece Winans)

Artistic Staff

Stage Director, Jenna Tamisiea Elser

Stage Director & Choreographer, Jenise Cook

Music Director, Christian Elser

Associate Music Director/Rehearsal Accompanist, Hailey Hunter

Poet, Zoé Oliphant


DeAna Earl

Megan Hannon

Marina Harris

Debryant Johnson

Janelle Odom

Javy Pagan

Hugo Vera

Zachary Wilde

Designers & Technicians

Set Designer, William Ragland

Costume Designer, Justin Hall

Lighting Designer, Dakota Adams

Properties Designer, Whitney Arter

Sound Designer, Phil Hartsuiker

Production Stage Manager, Alan Stogin

Technical Director & Master Carpenter, EJ George

Assistant Technical Director, Oliver Ellis

Assistant Stage Manager, Antionette Hall

Assistant Sound Designer, Emerald Pham

Carpenter, Jordan Montemayor

Stitcher, Brook Nelson

Electrician, Madison Wakefield

Production Assistant, Jenna Seubarran


Keyboard 1, Andrew Welchel

Keyboard 2, Christian Elser

Guitar, Zac Bolton

Bass, Samuel Kruer

Drums, Tom Dolamore

Festival Staff

Executive Director, Christian Elser

Producing Artistic Director, Jenna Tamisiea Elser

Marketing and Box Office Manager, Lindsey Brakhage

Development Director, Ashley Benes

Festival Manager, Brandon Graves

Many Thanks to our Rock Opera Sound & Lighting sponsor: Productions Unlimited!

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