JOSIAH FOR PRESIDENT

 

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When the impossible happens and an Amish man wins a write-in campaign for president, the whole country is in an uproar.  And maybe that’s just what the country needs!  Meet Josiah, his wife, and a bunch of Washington political fellows in our new musical for 2014.

Produced by Dan Posthuma
Songs by Wally Nason (www.WallyNason.com)
Original Novel and libretto by Martha Bolton (www.MarthaBolton.com)

 

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO MADE OUR WORLD PREMIERE A HUGE SUCCESS!  July 12, 2014 – BLUE GATE THEATER

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Cast and Crew and Creative all together after the big opening!!!
(Front row: Sara Rogers (Production Assistant), Miranda Sloan, Katherine Yacko)
(Back group left to right: Scott Horner (tech director), Russell Mauldin (Orchestrations), Shanti Lleone, Julian Anderson, Wally Nason (composer/director), Miki Abraham, Kyle Whitney, Danny Grumich, Ben Wolfred, Martha Bolton (author/librettist), Kevin McDaniel, Dan Posthuma (producer), Elena Romanowski (blue suit), Sylvia Shayler (theater/cast manager), Jamie Markovich (choreographer), Jennifer Kules (light design)

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And the winner is….

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The Good Guys!

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The Bad Guys!

Julian (Carl) by flag

One of the good guys!  “Things Are Lookin’ Up!”

JFP OPENING SARA AMISH

Reporter gone ‘undercover?’…

JFP OPENING MARK and CINDY

Love begets love… “It’s Just That Simple.”

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Watch out below…

“Look who’s runnin’,  seems that everyone is gunnin’,
Oh, it must be fun in… The Big White House!”

JFP OPENING MEXICO

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jfp opening group

The original cast will be recording the music in August of 2014 and CDs of the music will be available shortly after that.

2014 ORIGINAL CAST

Kyle Whitney………………………………… Josiah Stoltzfus
Miranda Sloan………………………………. Elizabeth Stotzfus
Danny Grumich…………………………….. Mark Stedman
Katherine Yacko……………………………. Cindy Stedman
Carl……………………………………………… Julian Anderson
Harley Phillips………………………………. Kevin McDaniel
Bart……………………………………………… Benjamin Wolfred
Marsha…………………………………………. Miki Abraham
Karen Ledbetter……………………………. Shanti Lleone
Sara Rodriquez…………………………….. Elena Romanowski

CHARACTERS:

Mark Stedman – long time congressman
Cindy Stedman – Mark’s wife
Carl – Mark’s campaign manager
Josiah Stolzfus – Amish man who becomes president
Elizabeth Stolzfus – Josiah’s wife
Harley Phillips – Presidential nominee – good guy, bad company
Bart – Harley’s campaign manager – not so smart
Marsha – Bad news campaign advisor
Sara Rodriquez – Reporter
Karen Ledbetter – Texas woman – presidential nominee

 

JOSIAH FOR PRESIDENT
SONGS

BIG WHITE HOUSE – Cast

LOOKIN’ UP – Mark and Carl

WHAT AM I RUNNING FOR? – Mark

WHAT I BELIEVED BEFORE – Josiah

I WANNA BE MISS AMERICA – Sara, Karen, Marsha

GOING, GOING, GONE – Bart (auctioneer) and group

WELCOME TONIGHT – Harley, Bart and Marsha

IT’S JUST THAT SIMPLE – Josiah, Elizabeth, Mark, and Cindy

THE BEARDS HAVE IT – Cast

THE OFFICE – Cast

CHANGE IS – Harley

HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU – Sara

WHAT IS HOME? – Elizabeth and Cindy

RESTING PLACE – Instrumental by Russell Mauldin

HEAL ME – Elizabeth

I WILL SERVE THIS NATION/THIS IS THE SONG WE SING – Mark, Cast

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