Mr. Weaver’s Backyard Circus Presents:
A Connecticut Yankee in
King Arthur’s Court

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Presented by the Hip Pocket Theatre

June 3, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Friday - Sunday

Gates open at 7 PM
Curtain at 9 PM
NO LATE SEATING

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by Mark Twain

Adapted by Johnny Simons

Cast
Mr. Weaver
Clarence
Frances/Noble Lady
Trisha
Jimmy/Hank
Hercules/Sir Sagamor
Sir Kay
Arthur
Merlin
Guenever
Lancelot
Sandy
Morgana Le Fay
King Uriens
Mordred
Swineherd
Prisoner
Guardsmen/Huntsmen

Old Lady
Courtly Ladies
Thad Isbell
Gary E. Payne
Peggy Bott Kirby
Christina Cranshaw
John Murphy
Dustin Curry
James Warila
Quentin McGown
Michael Joe Goggans
Rebo Hill
Brian Cook
Carmen Scott
Julie Ballew
Rupert Crabb
Jeff Stanfield
Jeremy Jackson
Paul Heyduck
Damek Salazar
Derek Salazar
Dena B. Phillips
Jennie Lynn Godfrey
Laura L. Jones
Delace McMahon
Lauren Elizabeth Moreau
Mikayla Ybarra
   
Production Staff

Director
Stage Manager
Lighting Designer
Wardrobe Supervisor
Puppet Designer
Light Board Operator
Sound Board Operator
Dressser
Photographer/Videographer/DVD Production
Interns

Johnny Simons
Kristi Ramos Toler
Nikki DeShea Smith
Johna Sewell
Lake Simons
Ryan Riley
Jinger Jones
Elise Walker
Robert Bourdage
Jinger Jones
Presley (PJ) Thomas
  
Theatre Staff
Artistic Director
Producer
Technical Director
Concessions Manager
Box Office Manager
Office Manager
Grants & Outreach Coordinator
Backyard Music Coordinator
Social Media Coordinator
Artistic Associates
Johnny Simons
Diane Simons
Robert Bourdage
Michele Bourdage
Mallory Bownds
Rebo Hill
Peggy Bott Kirby
Melinda Wood Allen
Frieda Austin
Lorca Simons
Lake Simons
   

Special Thanks to:

  
Julie Crawford, Libby Villari, Mia Barrera, Micheal Pettigrew, Paul Hamilton and Carrie Ann Cleveland-Jones
   
Photos by Robert Bourdage
  
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Quentin McGown as King Arthur
Rebo Hill as Guenever
  
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John Murphy as Hank (The Boss)
Carmen Scott as Sandy
  
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Thad Isbell as Mr. Weaver
Michael Joe Goggans as Merlin
  
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Delace McMahon as a Courtly Lady
Christina Cranshaw as Trisha
   
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James Warila as Sir Kay
Rupert Crabb as King Uriens
   
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Peggy Bott Kirby as Noble Lady
Jeremy Jackson as Swineherd
  
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John Murphy as Hank (The Boss) looking down on Paul Heyduck the Prisoner
Dustin Curry as Sir Sagramor
  
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Carrying The Boss to the Cave. Front Row L- R: James Warila as Sir Kay and Rupert Crabb as King Uriens. Middle Row L-R: Damek Salazar and Derek Salazar as Guardsmen. Back: Dustin Curry as Sir Sagramor. Being carried: John Murphy as The Boss.
Back Row L-R: Brian Cook as Launcelot and Rebo Hill as Guenever. Front Row L-R: Dena B. Phillips as Old Lady and Lauren Elizabeth Moreau as a Courtly Lady.
  
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Jennie Lynn Godfrey as a Courtly Lady
Michael Joe Goggans as Merlin standing over the body of John Murphy (Hank - The Boss). To the right is Paul Heyduck the Prisoner and Delace McMahon a Courtly Lady.
  
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Damek Salazar as a Guardsman
John Murphy as Hank (The Boss) and Carmen Scott as Sandy
  
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Rupert Crabb as King Uriens with Jeff Stanfield as Mordred in the background
L-R: John Murphy as Hank (The Boss) with Quentin McGown as King Arthur - posing as peasants and about to be hanged…or are they?
  
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Quentin McGown as King Arthur giving his blessing to Carmen Scott as Sandy (the fair maiden) just won by John Murphy as Hank (The Boss) in the Tournament after his victory over Sir Sagramor.
Back Row L-R: Quentin McGown as King Arthur and John Murphy as Hank (The Boss) with Dustin Curry as Sir Sagramor in front.
  
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Brian Cook as Launcelot and Rebo Hill as Guenever.
Back Row L-R: Derek Salazar as a Guardsman, Quentin McGown as King Arthur and Damek Salazar as a Guardsman. Front Row L-R: Carmen Scott as Sandy and John Murphy as Hank (The Boss)