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2009 Festival

Jen Babiak, Cyrilla Baer, Neal Benari, Michael Kadin Craig, Joan Hess, Liz McCartney, Eric William Morris, Rob Richardson, Ivan Rutheford, Elena Shaddow, Katie Thompson and Bruce Winant

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Duane Nelsen

Number of Acts: 2
Number of Principals (Male): 3
Number of Principals (Female): 4
Preferred Ensemble Size: 10
Total Cast Size: 17
Orchestra Breakdown:

full pit orchestra

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In this Victorian thriller, the PennyWise Music Hall is home to an illusionist who saws women in half while real murders are taking place on the streets outside. Reporter Chester Talbot sets out to unravel the story, but what he sees may not be what it seems.

Festival Successes

Full production at The Broadway Rose Theater Company (OR) in 2011.