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The Good Person of Szechwan

Bertolt Brecht

February 19-20 & 25-27, 8:00 p.m., and February 21, 3:00 p.m.

Ransburg Auditorium

When three gods come to earth in search of a thoroughly good person, they encounter Shen Teh, a goodhearted but penniless prostitute, who offers them shelter. Rewarded with enough money to open a tobacco shop, the “Angel of the Slums” Shen Teh soon becomes so overwhelmed by the demands of people seeking assistance that she invents a male alter ego, “Tobacco King” Shui Ta, to deal ruthlessly with the business of living in an evil world. One of Bertolt Brecht’s most celebrated works, this intercultural play blends his fascination with Chinese theatricality, German politics, and American detective novels into a fastmoving, comic consideration of Right and Wrong in the real world.

Directed by Jennifer Loia Alexander

Dramaturg/Assistant DirectorChelsea Anderson
Scenic DesignerMichael Moffatt
Lighting DesignerAmanda Schwab
Costume/Hair/Make-up DesignerStephanie Kucsera
ComposerPete Schmutte
Sound DesignerDrew Pastorek
PropsJoey Hansell
Technical DirectorFritz Bennett
Assistant Technical DirectorLucas Souder
Stage ManagerAnn Beckette


Shen Te/Shui TaKyrsten Lyster
Yang SunAlex Oberheide
Wang, the water-sellerBobby Brooks
Mrs. Shin/GrandfatherChelsey Wood
First God/Old OneMarilyn Ho
Second God/NephewMichael Howard
Third God/BrotherJosh Wright
ManLaMont Hendrix
WomanAshley Skaggs
Mrs. Mitzu/Sister-in-LawArianne Villareal
Mr. ShuFu/Gentleman/Unemployed Man/Boy/ChildMason Absher
CarpenterNathan Pellow
PolicemanJoseph Berry


Assistant Stage Manager/Deck CaptainBat-el Miller
Master CarpenterA.J. Barcome
Construction CrewEvan King
 Anthony Stanich
 Scott Leaderman
Costume SupervisorRandi Pittman
Costume Construction CrewNathan Pellow
 Caitlyn Spires
 Kylie Welker
Props CrewKatie Bayt
 Alycia Riley
Master ElectricianChristina Robinson
Electrics CrewAshley Clark
 Josh Ford
 Britany Frymier
 Tony Minott
Scenic ArtistSam Muench
Paint CrewErin Anderson
 Scott Fowler
 Amanda Rzyski
Run CrewCast
Wardrobe CrewCaitlyn Spires
 Kylie Welker
Light Board OperatorAshley Clark
Sound Board OperatorScott Leaderman
Front of House ManagerBox Office Staff

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