Spoon River Anthology
The Madrone Theatre Company
Rogue Theater, Medford Oregon, October 2016

In his 1915 masterpiece, Spoon River Anthology, Edgar Lee Masters created "epitaphs" for hundreds of colorful and mostly fictional personalities in an imaginary small town in Illinois.

One century later, the Madrone Theatre Company brought fifty of these unforgettable characters to life and Chad Worcester created a wonderful full-length video from several live performances.


The Cast:
Jois Harkness, Constance Jesser, Lea Ciavarelli Worcester
Ron Danko, Rob Hirschboeck, David Sours, David Gordon

Conceived, designed, and directed by Ron Danko

Music arranged and performed by David Gordon

Lighting design by Wayd Drake

Performance video filmed and produced by Chad Worcester


The Full Performance:
ACT I, part 1 (0:55)      ACT I concl. and Act II (1hr)


The Music:
All about the show's 30 songs      Audio samples


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Postscript:
Our 2016 performances raised more than $8,000
to support Friends of Jacksonville's Historic Cemetery
and their historical "Meet the Pioneers" presentations.

 
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