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Directed by John Townsend

Hildy Johnson has decided to leave the world of being a newspaper reporter to get married and go into a more honorable profession of advertising. Then a scoop on a major news story that will shake up Chicago's City Hall falls into his lap. Stop the presses!

Performances are at:
7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept 18
7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept 19
2:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept 20
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept 24
7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept 25
7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept 26

Wellstone Center auditorium, 179 Robie Street E, Saint Paul

Tickets are $19 for adult; $13 for children, students, and persons aged 65 and older
The performance on Sunday, September 20 is pay what you'd like.

Order your tickets on-line. Seating is general admission.
Call 1.800.838.3006 extention 1 or 2 with any questions about making reservations.

CAUTION: Some language in this show may be inappropriate for children.

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Andrew, Megan, and Matthew
Hildy Johnson (Andrew Feldhamer) is trying to work on the news story of a lifetime, while his financée, Peggy (Megan Rowe), is waiting to catch the train, and Managing Editor Walter Burns (Matthew Thompson) wants him to get back to work.

Post-show discussion - Sunday, September 20 on the media

Post-show panel - September 20, 2015

Director John Townsend moderates a panel discussing The Front Page. The panelists are
Jane McClure, reporter and assistant editor at Access Press ;
Jane Kirtley, the Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota; and
Mike Burbach, news editor, Saint Paul Pioneer-Press.


 

Cast and Roles
Actor Character in play Role
Andrew Feldhamer Andrew Feldhamer Hildy Johnson Reporter for the Herald Examiner
Jerry Harrison Jerry Harrison Wilson Reporter for the American
Kira Pontiff Kira Pontiff Endicott Reporter for the Post
Brian Johnson Brian Johnson Murphy Reporter for the Journal
Jason Verber Jason Verber McCue Reporter for the City Press
Eric Mische Erich Mische Schwartz Reporter for the Daily News
Nathan Johnson Nathan Johnson Kruger Reporter for the Journal of Commerce
John Gottskalkson John Gottskalkson Bensinger Reporter for the Tribune
Matthew Thompson Matthew Thompson Walter Burns Managing Editor for the Herald Examiner
Megan Rowe Megan Rowe Peggy Grant Fiancée of Hildy Johnson
Connie Mills

Connie Mills

Mrs. Grant Peggy Grant's mother
Doug Thompson Doug Thompson Sheriff Peter Hartman Cook County Sheriff
Stuart Alger Stuart Alger The Mayor Mayor of Chicago
Lisette Lilac Lisette Lilac Molly Malloy A Clark Street tart
Dan Hildebrand

Daniel Hildebrand

Earl Williams Man convicted of a murder
Theresa McConnon Theresa McConnon Myrtle Schlosser Wife of reporter, Herman Schlosser
Moriah Harting Moriah Harting Jennie Scrubwoman in the Criminal Courts Building
Tom Fabel Thomas Fabel Diamond Louis A former gangster
Mike Brown Mike Brown Mr. Pincus Special envoy from the Governor of Illinois
Eric Wood Eric Wood Woodenshoes Eichorn Chicago policeman
James Currell James Currell Carl Chicago policeman
Jason Weil Jason Weil Frank Chicago policeman
Bob McDonald Bob McDonald   Chicago policeman
Jay McMahon Jay McMahon   Chicago policeman
Cady Drudis Cady Drudis Chorus  
Duane Koivisto Duane O. Koivisto Chorus  
Erin Malody Erin Malody Chorus  
Sheila McMahon Sheila McMahon Chorus  
Betty Mische Betty Mische Chorus  
Vani Ramakrishnan Vani Ramakrishnan Chorus  
Ethan Fogel Ethan Fogel Newspaper boy  

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Last updated: 9/18/2015