Thank you so much to those who attended our April 2023 performances, and those who wished they could be there. Below is our eProgram from 2023’s The Sedition Edition. Look for more photos and archives of this and other past performances to sprout up over the next few months. If you would more information to join Hexagon as a member, please click JOIN in the menu above. Enjoy!
Our 2023 program Table of Contents:
A Message from Hexagon’s President • Board of Directors • Scenes and Music • Newsbreak Guests • Cast • Orchestra • Writers, Lyricists, & Composers • Artistic Team • Production: Designers and Crews & Teams • Front of House • Sponsors • Special Thanks • In Memoriam • Show Photos
A Message from Hexagon’s President
Our Renewed Commitment
Thanks to the wonderful contributions of our talented volunteer writers, composers, musicians, cast, crew, and others, today we present some classic favorites along with new songs and skits that will hopefully leave you laughing.
If you love the show and want to contribute to keeping this mission-driven musical theatre going in the DC metro community, please consider joining us as a Hexagon member or making a donation. Our mission is to use theater arts to help improve the lives of others within our community. Hexagon membership allows you the chance to use your creativity – perform, design, write, compose, learn and apply technical theatre skills, and make new friends. Go to hexagon.org to find out more.
Thank you very much for joining us and for your support over all these years. Please enjoy the show!
|Jackie Williams President
Ginny Gibson Stahl Audience Relations VP
Lee Zahnow Production VP
Matthew Datcher Member Services VP
Eugene Tighe Marketing VP
Gyr Turshen Beneficiary VP & Treasurer
Doug Samuelson Secretary
Kick Prelude Videographer: Karl Weaver,
Sedition Edition Lyricist, Composer, Writer & Arranger: Brock Holmes,
Quibble and Feud Writer: Neil McElroy,
What Did I Learn In School Lyricist: Nick Zill, Composer: Jon Nowick, Arranger: Porter Lyon,
Betrayed Lyricist & Composer: Phyllis Gerstell, Arranger: Sue Mason McElroy,
Dismal Swamp Writer: Kenneth McLeod,
Song of Silence Lyricist: Neil McElroy, Composer & Arranger: Sue Mason McElroy,
Blah Blah Blah Lyricist: Susan Trausch, Composer: Lanny Davis, Arranger: Sue Mason McElroy,
Gravity and Levity Writer: Daniel Riker,
Pickleball U.S.A. Lyricist: Gyr Turshen, Composers: Brian Wilson & Chuck Berry (Surfin’ USA), Arranger: Porter Lyon,
Mine is Bigger Than Yours Lyricist: George Krumhbaar, Composer & Arranger: Sue Mason McElroy,
Here Lies George Lyricist: Rick Horowitz, Composer & Arranger: Walt Gilbert,
Rhumba with my Roomba Lyricist: Gyr Turshen, Composer & Arranger: Brock Holmes,
L’Enfant Terrible Writer: Jim McKnight,
Rip It Up? Patch It Up! Lyricist: Rick Horowitz, Composers: Jon Nowick and Rick Horowitz, Arranger: Porter Lyon,
Book Club – Morning Writer: Neil McElroy
Bolden Girls ‘23: Another Day in Paradise Writer: Cathy Carpousis,
Fauci Tango Lyricist: Kathy Meyer Jeffers, Composer & Arranger: Walt Gilbert,
Book Club – Afternoon Writer: Neil McElroy,
AARP Lyricist: Kathy Meyer Jeffers, Composers: Jacques Morali & Victor Willis (Y.M.C.A.), Arranger: Porter Lyon,
Up Up and Oy Vey Lyricist & Writer: Rick Horowitz, Composer: Jimmy Webb (Up, Up and Away), Arranger: Porter Lyon,
Goodbye, Goodbye Lyricist: Cynthia Haney, Composer & Arranger: Doug Maurer,
Fri. April 21 at 8 p.m.
Sat. April 22 at 3 p.m.
Sat. April 22 at 8 p.m.
Sun. April 23 at 3 p.m.
Thu. April 27 at 8 p.m.
Fri. April 28 at 8 p.m.
Sat. April 29 at 3 p.m.
Sat. April 29 at 8 p.m.
Eugene Tighe Newsbreak Guest Manager
|George Krumbhaar (cameo)|
|Neil McElroy (cameo, voice-over)|
|Doug Samuelson (voice-over)|
|Sue Mason McElroy Piano|
|Kathy Hurld Bass|
|Fred Talcott Bass|
|Neil McElroy Drums|
Writers, Lyricists, & Composers
Kathy Meyer Jeffers
Eric A Eisen
|Jennifer Strand Director|
|Gyr Turshen Music Co-Director|
|Sue Mason McElroy Music Co-Director|
|Teri Allred Mistress of Movement|
|Judy (Jude) Ebner Advisor to the Director|
|Neil McElroy Materials Coordinator|
|Robert Teachout Stage Manager|
|Lee Zahnow Production VP|
Production: Designers and Crews and Teams
|Set Construction & Painting Volunteers:
George Sinks Technical Director
Bill Rippey Master Carpenter
Eleanor Burdeshaw Dicks
Bill Rippey Master Carpenter
Linda Wilson & Eleanor Burdeshaw Dicks, Assisting
Make-up & Wigs Crew:
Clare Palace & Linda Wilson
Stage Management Team:
Dina Green, Assistant Stage Manager
George Krumbhaar, Assistant Stage Manager
Doug Samuelson, Assistant to the SM
Steve Wolf, Design and Layout
Kathy Meyer Jeffers
|Navigation Wealth Management
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Chris Shiring and Thomas Kenyon
8484 Westpark Drive, Suite 710 McLean, VA 22102
Office: 301-310-7288 • Fax: 301-547-3177Gary Schneider (Sponsor for both 2019 & 2023)
“In memory of Ethan Allen Turshen and Joe Kaplan”
|George Krumbhaar and Lee A. Zahnow
“In honor of all who are Hexagon”
|Owen P. Curtis
Curtis Transportation Consulting LLC
5465 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311-1348
Phone 703-820-9229 • Mobile 703-608-0540
“In honor of Bill Wisniewski and Jennifer Strand”
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center (MCCAC) Staff
The British Players
These men and women are among those who labored and laughed in past Hexagon shows and/or Boards during these 67 years. They helped spread laughter and good works. We miss them, and we honor their memory. Names shown in bold are members we lost since our last show.
|Rose Marie O’Neal Akin
Theodore ‘Ted’ Blumenstock
Paul Joseph Buchbinder
Suzanne (Rogers) Bush
Mary Elizabeth Clare
Edward M. Cohen
Robert E. Finnin, Jr.
Lucille Joan Frohling
Ana H. Gilbert
Nina McGlinn Holman
Jane Campbell Hutchison
Charles F. Ilsley
Sue O’Neill Johnson
Marguerite Manning Katz
John G. Keller
Mary Jo Kopechne
Sally Jo (Moore) L’Hommedieu
Sheila Sheldon Lanahan
Johnnie Morgan Lowe
Roger B. Lowe
Amy Meyers McFall
James “Jim” McKnight
Anne Merchant Monaghan
Angelo “Pappy” Papandreau
Annece E. Perry
Cindy Shuba Raiford
Marie Holmes Smith
Ethan Allen Turshen
Richard “Woz” Wozencroft
Polly Kingston Zink
We apologize if our list is incomplete. We urge those who know of anyone who should be on this list to contact the Hexagon Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org), so our permanent list may be complete.
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