Watch on the Rhine

by Lillian Hellman


Synopsis: Concerns an idealistic German who, with his American wife and two children, flees Hitler's Germany and finds sanctuary with his wife's family in the United States. He hopes for a respite from the dangerous work in which he has been involved, but his desire for personal safety soon comes into conflict with the deeply held beliefs that have made him an active anti-Nazi. In the end his conscience cannot be compromised, and he returns to Germany and the resistance movement—and to what will be, most certainly, his ultimate destruction. Told in compelling, human terms, the play is an eloquent and stirring tribute to the brave men and women who, despite all odds, struggled early on to stem the tide of fascism which was soon to spread throughout Europe and the world.

Cast

Anise Susan Page Jackson
Joseph Terry Allen Jones
Fanny Farrelly Nan Wells
David Farrelly Michael Turner
Marthe de Brancovis Rhonda Butler
Teck de Brancovis Allan Whitehead
Sara Muller Barbara Marsh
Joshua Muller Greg Sherry
Bodo Muller Scott Fisher
Babette Muller Monya Halpern
Kurt Muller Darrell Clark Sours

 

Production Staff

Director Tom Long
Scene Designer Robert Steele
Costume Designer Stephanie Hawks
Lighting Designer Roy Bertram
Assistant Director Terry Allen Jones
Language Consultant Henrikus Palmen
Stage Manager James Michael Kay
House Manager Diane Molitaris
Project Assistant Monica Moore
Props Master Greg Frye
Sound & Lighting Control Dan Thompson
Sound Recording Instructional Media Center
Lights Roy Bertram
  Michael Turner
Carpenter Dwight Beebe
Props Rhonda Butler
  Alice Patterson
  Susan Jackson
  Terry Jones
  Michael Turner
  Diane Molitaris
Costumes Stephanie Hawks
  Diane Molitaris
  Cathy Molitaris
Construction Jim Kay
  Robert Steele
  Greg Frye
  Dwight Beebe
Makeup Nan Wells
Wardrobe Barbara Marsh
  Roy Bertram
Company Photographs Tom Carter
Publicity Designs Nancy Brown