Banner photo by Robert Bourdage

Baby Snooks And Daddy

   

Adapted and Directed by JoAnn Gracey

An arrangement of scripts from radio’s golden age. Featuring Baby Snooks, the beloved character created by Fanny Brice - a child who loves to torment her Daddy. With musical interludes by some of the greatest talents of the airwaves.

Original material by Philip Rapp

World Premiere Presented

August 23, 2019 - September 15, 2019
(Friday - Sunday @ 9 PM)

  

Cast

In Order of Appearance

Peggy Bott Kirby
LaVerne Andrews, Voice of Red

Debbie Dacus
Patty Andrews, Red

Shelby Griffin
Baby Snooks, Fanny Brice as Fifi

Paul Logsdon
Henry Morgan, Daddy, Hanley Stafford as The Gendarme

Lauren Elizabeth Moreau
Fanny Brice as Baby Snooks, Maxene Andrews, Martha Ray as Charmaine Dreep

Allen Dean
Hanley Stafford as Daddy, Allen Ladd as Jack

Jeff Stanfield
John Conte

Paul Heyduck
Meredith Willson, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope as Henri Toulouse


Music Credits

“Clap You Hands” - The Merry Macs
“Let’s Misbehave” - Irving Aaronson
“Accentuate The Positive” - Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers
“Baby Face” - Art Mooney
“I’m Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover” - Art Mooney
“Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens” - Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five
“Straighten Up and Fly Right” - The Andrews Sisters
“Swinging On A Star” - Bing Crosby
“You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby” - Bing Crosby
“You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby” - Bobby Darin
“The Curse Of An Aching Heart” - Michael Plantz
“I Don’t Want To Set The World On Fire” - Anne Shelton
“A Bird In A Guilded Cage” - Michael Plantz
“La Marseillaise” - French National Anthem
“Mairzy Doats” - The Merry Macs
“Springtime In Paris” - Fred Mollin
“You Always Hurt The One You Love” - Spike Jones
“My Mother Was a Lady” - Michael Plantz

  

Production Staff

  

Adaptation/Director
Stage Manager
Lighting Designer
Wardrobe Supervisor
Light Board Op
Sound Board Op
Publicity Photos

Videographer

JoAnn Gracey
Crystal Todd
Nikki DeShea Smith
Kristen Monroe
Ryan Riley
Jose Torres
JoAnn Gracey
Robert Bourdage
Robert Bourdage
  

Theatre Staff

  

Artistic Director
Technical Director
Concessions Manager
Concessions Assistant
Office Manager
Grants and Outreach Coordinator
Backyard Music Coordinator
Artistic Associates

Johnny Simons
Robert Bourdage
Michele Bourdage
Ryann Palacio
Rebo Hill
Peggy Bott Kirby
Chris Curtis
Lorca Simons
Lake Simons
  

Special Thanks To

  

Johnny Simons and David Dereth for loan of radios. S & S New and Used Furniture in Cleburne, Kristi Mills Kelly, Jeff Stanfield and Christina Cranshaw for loan of a chair. Allen Dean for transporting chair. Bruce Payne for fixing our sound board issues and Michael Plantz for his music.

  Photos by Robert Bourdage
  •  Shelby Griffin, Debbie Dacus and Peggy Bott Kirby

    Shelby Griffin, Debbie Dacus and Peggy Bott Kirby

  •  Paul Logsdon

    Paul Logsdon

  •  Lauren Moreau and Allen Dean

    Lauren Moreau and Allen Dean

  •  Jeff Stanfield

    Jeff Stanfield

  •  Lauren Moreau, Allen Dean, Jeff Stanfield and Paul Heyduck

    Lauren Moreau, Allen Dean, Jeff Stanfield and Paul Heyduck

  •  Peggy Bott Kirby and Debbie Dacus

    Peggy Bott Kirby and Debbie Dacus

  •  Paul Heyduck and Allen Dean with Peggy Bott Kirby and Debbie Dacus in background

    Paul Heyduck and Allen Dean with Peggy Bott Kirby and Debbie Dacus in background

  •  Allen Dean, Shelby Griffin, Lauren Moreau and Paul Heyduck

    Allen Dean, Shelby Griffin, Lauren Moreau and Paul Heyduck

  •  Debby Dacus, Lauren Moreau and Peggy Bott Kirby

    Debby Dacus, Lauren Moreau and Peggy Bott Kirby

  •  Paul Logsdon

    Paul Logsdon

  •  Lauren Moreau

    Lauren Moreau

  •  Front: Debbie Dacus, Shelby Griffin and Paul Logsdon; Back: Lauren Moreau, Jeff Stanfield, Allen Dean and Peggy Bott Kirby

    Front: Debbie Dacus, Shelby Griffin and Paul Logsdon; Back: Lauren Moreau, Jeff Stanfield, Allen Dean and Peggy Bott Kirby

  
Backyard Musicians
   
August 23
Darrin Kobetich


August 24
Simson Flory


August 25
Dan Roark

August 30
Darrin Kobetich

August 31
Dan Roark

September 1
Bruce Payne

September 6
Dream Traveler

September 7
Don Burke

September 8
Glenda and John Walker

September 13
Melinda Wood Allen

September 14
John Jenkins

September 15
Goat Yoga