Clyde Edgerton's

A Radio Play adapted from the novel The Floatplane Notebooks by Clyde Edgerton
Adapted and Directed by Richard Henzel

First performed December 4, 1995 at the Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre
Produced by Radio Ensemble Players, Jack McLaughlin-Gray* Artistic Director  
Sound Design by Robert Neuhaus*
Original Music Composed by Margaret James Bell
Stage Manager: John Kokum
Literary Manager: Steve Ramay*

with the following cast (in order of appearance):

Daniel Patrick Sullivan Meredith
Announcer, etc. Rob Riley
Announcer, etc. James McCance
Young Meredith Paris Shutz
Young Mark Devin Leonardi
Esther Betsey Means
Thatcher Sean Grennan
Albert Richard Henzel*
Noralee Marie Kirk Burke
Mildred Deanna Dunegan
Bliss Megan Moore Burns
Aunt Sybil Sharon Phillips*
Uncle Hawk Ned Schmidtke*
Bliss' Father, etc. Gary Houston*
Bliss' Mother Liz Muckley
Aunt Scrap Fern Persons
Mark Rob Bundy
Rhonda Jane Baxter Miller

*REP Ensemble Members

Sample clips from this performance (click on title):

Opening Scene

Skinny Dipping

X Marks The Spot

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The show was also performed for

The 28th Loyola Radio Conference

produced by

Loyola University Chicago and Radio Ensemble Players in conjunction with

The Radio Hall of Fame of the Museum of Broadcast Communication and WLUW Radio
The Lake Shore Community Media Project
The Dean's Office of the College of Arts and Science
The Loyola Theater Department and Playwright Center
 
 Radio Ensemble Players' presentation of The Floatplane Notebooks was made
possible in part by generous support from The Community Arts Assistance Program and the
CityArts Program of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs.

Produced by Radio Ensemble Players, Jack McLaughlin Gray, Artistic Director
Original music by Margaret James Bell           
Sound design by Mike Minuskin, StudioMedia
Meredith Brittain, Stage Manager
Mickey Sacks, Electronic Foley and Recorded Sound Operator
Lindsay Jones, Live Foley

Cast

Meredith  Daniel Patrick Sullivan
Mark

James Schneider

Thatcher Kip Karstadt
Esther Betsey Means
Albert            Richard Henzel*
Noralee Marie Kirk Burke
Mildred

Deanna Dunegan

Bliss Megan Moore Burns
Aunt Sybil Sharon Phillips
Uncle Hawk

Ned Schmidtke

Bliss’s Father, etc.            Don Brearley
Bliss’s Mother Liz Muckley
Aunt Scrap Fern Persons
Rhonda Lisa Lewis

Adapted and directed by Richard Henzel
Original music by Margaret James Bell           
Sound design by Mike Minuskin, StudioMedia
Meredith Brittain, Stage Manager
Mickey Sacks, Electronic Foley and Recorded Sound Operator
Lindsay Jones, Live Foley

November 1999

 

 
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