CRAIG GUSTAFSON'S
THEATER RÉSUMÉ


Part II: This is Community Theatre -- Do They Really Have To Be Nude?


Below is a list of the second one hundred shows in which I have recently been involved. Lots of pictures to load. Please be patient.

I hope to start adding to the basic information below; cast lists, pictures, and like that there. If something in the list looks like a link, click it and see what happens. Thanks for dropping by.

Other credits: I am listed in the 2006 edition of Who's Who in America.

SHOW # DATE PLAY ROLE
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200 6/15/07 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Pseudolus
199 5/20/07 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear
LUX RADIO THEATRE: Treasure Island
Blind Pew
Captain Smollett
198 4/13/07 The Mystery at Twicknam Vicarage
Director
197 3/1/07 Boston Marriage Director
196 11/21/06 What Does Jerry Lewis Know? Director
Mr. Hall
195 11/17/06 The Wizard of Oz
The Cowardly Lion
194 8/18/06 Movin' Right Along
Director
193 7/9/06 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear

MY FRIEND IRMA: Irma Meets Jane
THE MAGNIFICENT MONTAGUE: Boo Boo Foo Foo
Director, Transcriber
192 6/30/06 Little Shop of Horrors
Mushnik
191 5/7/06 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear: No Strings Attached
DIMENSION X: Marionettes, Incorporated
X MINUS ONE: Perigi's Wonderful Dolls

Mr. Zigg
Mr. Blister, Ryan
190 4/7/06 Waiting for Godot

pictured: Lars Timpa, Ben Dooley
Director
189 1/17/06 Twelve Songs Director
Performer
188 1/13/06 Sex in the Title
Director
187 9/16/05 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Toynbee
186 8/27/05 "The Aristocrats!" Craig Gustafson,
Aristocrat
185 7/8/05 You Can't Take It With You
Director
184 6/26/05 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear: Comedy is Murder!
or "Jeepers Creepers, Where D’ya Get Grim Reapers?"

ESCAPE: Evening Primrose
THE DAMON RUNYON THEATRE: Sense of Humor
Director, Transcriber
183 4/24/05 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear:
LUX RADIO THEATRE: The Wizard of Oz
Wizard, Gatekeeper, Guard, Professor Marvel
182 4/8/05 A Few Good Men
Isaac Whitaker
181 2/25/05 Rumors

pictured: back row: Lars Timpa, Ashley Ottenstein, Carl Zeitler, Merel Marine; front row: Robyn Daniels, Rob Nardini, Kristen Duerdoth, Vince Scalabrino, Jen Connon, Susan Able Barry
Director
180 1/14/05 Nunsense

pictured: Susan Able Barry, Christine Wartham

pictured: front row: Nancy Kolton, Julie Nelson; back row: Christine Wartham, Susan Able Barry, Pascale Trouillot
Director
179 10/24/04 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear:
CBC'S STAGE SERIES: Dracula
Various
178 10/22/04 The Return of the Son of the Bride of a Very Good Friend of Dracula’s Radio

LIGHTS OUT: The Dark
LIGHTS OUT: Cat Wife
ESCAPE: Evening Primrose
SUSPENSE: Zero Hour
QUIET, PLEASE: The Thing on the Fourble Board
Director, Transcriber, Roscoe, Porky, Various
177 9/19/04 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear: Back To School
FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY: Grammar
THE HAROLD PEARY SHOW: First Day of School
Wallace Wimple, Various
176 8/15/04 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear: Game Shows
IT PAYS TO BE IGNORANT
YOU BET YOUR LIFE
George Shelton, Groucho Marx
175 7/9/04 Tartuffe

also pictured: Ann Marie Weinert

pictured: Lars Timpa, Margie Gustafson
Orgon
174 4/30/04 Noises Off

pictured: center: Lars Timpa. 12:00: Mark Brouwer, 1:00: Pam Turlow, 2:00: Dominic Acosta, 3:00: Brenda Scharlau, 5:00: Rachel Dillinger, 7:00: Nicole Warren, 9:00: Ben Dooley, 10:00: Greg Leitner

pictured: Lars Timpa, Greg Leitner, Pam Turlow, Mark Brouwer, Ben Dooley
Director
173 2/20/04 Charley's Aunt

pictured: back row: Michael Zubb, Geoffrey Maher; front row, Ann Marie Weinert, Steve Parks, Elizabeth Cantore

pictured: Margie Gustafson, Jane Pavis
Director
172 12/21/03 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear:
LUX RADIO THEATRE: It's a Wonderful Life
Clarence Oddbody, AS2
171 11/21/03 Bleacher Bums
Zig
170 11/16/03 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear: The Trouble with Gambling
THE ADVENTURES OF MAISIE: In Las Vegas
ABBOTT & COSTELLO: Crap Game
THE LIFE OF RILEY: The Gambling Lesson
Digger O’Dell, Lou Costello, Various
169 11/7/03 Sly Fox

pictured: Mike Krcil, Dennis Stewart, Tina Ruth
Director
168 9/5/03 You Can't Take It With You

pictured: Dennis Stewart, Dan Muir

pictured: (clockwise from left) Margie Gustafson, William Elbert, Susan Able Barry, Tony Farruggio
Director
167 6/8/03 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear: When the Students Take Over
OUR MISS BROOKS: Student Government Day
SUSPENSE: Zero Hour
Various
166 5/2/03 Wonder of the World

pictured: Nancy Kolton (standing), Jennifer Skidgel, David Belew, Nicole Maglaris, Tom Walker, Melanie Milton, Kent Johnson

pictured: David Belew, Nicole Maglaris, Nancy Kolton
Director
165 4/20/03 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear: Orson Welles and Jack Webb
SUSPENSE: The Dark Tower
PAT NOVAK FOR HIRE: Agnes Bolton
Director, Transcriber
164 3/3/03 Lysistrata

click on the picture to learn more about the Lysistrata Project
pictured: top row: Ben Dooley, Steve Schroeder, Tony Kortas, Rick Pierce, Bob Grudzien, me; middle row: Alexandra Vorgias, Joy Kenyon, Margie Gustafson, Pam Turlow, Julie Nelson; bottom row: Diane McFarlin, Janet Perry, Cindy Hardy Pierce

pictured: Margie Gustafson, Joy Kenyon
Magistrate
Script Adaptation
163 2/14/03 12 Angry Men Sound Designer
162 2/7/03 Sylvia Director
161 1/10/03 Art Tech Crew
160 12/15/02 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear:
CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE: A Christmas Carol
Marley’s Ghost
159 11/26/02 Love is a Fallacy Dobie Gillis
158 11/15/02 20th Century Broadway Director
Craig Gustafson
157 10/27/02 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear:
INNER SANCTUM: Ghosts Always Get the Last Laugh
BABY SNOOKS: Halloween
Various
156 9/27/02 Early One Evening at the Rainbow Bar & Grille Director
155 9/15/02 Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear:
THE LIFE OF RILEY: The Bean Contest
Digger O’Dell, Various
154 8/8/02 Luv
Director
153 7/12/02 Fools Magistrate
152 5/21/02 The Voice of Wheaton Drama
Mr. Cellophane
Amos Hart
151 5/17/02 The Imaginary Invalid Composer
150 5/3/02 Lucky Stiff

pictured: Gretchen Wood Schuttler, Mike Krcil

pictured: Mike Krcil, George Zima

pictured: Mike Boyna, George Zima, Nancy Kolton, Dawn Herbst, Mike Krcil

pictured: Carla Mutone, Keith DeBolt, Charles Berglund, Steve Schroeder
Director
149 2/22/02 Lend Me a Tenor

pictured: Jennifer Evans, Dan Muir, Jack T. Smith, Tia Prince

pictured: center: David Pfenninger, 1:00: Lars Timpa, 2:00: Lisa Sprague, 3:00: Tia Prince, 5:00: Jack T. Smith, 7:00: Dan Muir, 9:00: Jennifer Evans, 10:00: Brenda Scharlau.
Click on the picture to see other pictures from First Street Playhouse's first production.
Director
148 11/16/01 A Christmas Carol Sound Designer
147 9/29/01 Anything Goes

also pictured: Kari Carioscio

This is a figurine of me as Moonface, sculpted by Kari's fiance (now husband), Tyler Keillor.
Moonface Martin
146 9/14/01 Dancing at Lughnasa Sound Crew
145 6/15/01 1776

also pictured: Roger Matson, Steve Zeidler, David Hollander
Andrew McNair
144 5/4/01 Lend Me a Tenor Sound Crew
143 4/20/01 I Never Sang for My Father Sound Design
142 2/9/01 Born Yesterday Light Crew
141 10/17/00 Baseball Program
Who's on First
Bleacher Bums - Cutting

Lou Costello
Richie
140 9/15/00 Inherit the Wind E.K. Hornbeck
139 4/17/00 Hamlet - as Told on the Street Ghost of Hamlet's Father
138 3/17/00 Lost in Yonkers Sound Design
137 10/1/99 Ghost Stories in the Park
in the Dark
Writer:
You Should've Kissed Your Grandma
136 6/4/99 The Fantasticks

also pictured: Steve Schroeder, John Corona
Hucklebee
135 4/16/99 Angel Street Director
134 1/29/99 The House of Blue Leaves

Margie Gustafson as the Little Nun. Click on the picture
to see other photos from this production.
Artie Shaughnessy
133 11/13/98 Assassins

pictured: Ben Deegan, Diane Ladley, Lars Timpa, Steve Schroeder
Director
132 3/20/98 Twelfth Night Sir Toby Belch
131 2/13/98 Crimes of the Heart Sound Crew
130 2/13/98 The Fantasticks Tech Crew
129 1/16/98 Nunsense Director
128 11/14/97 Laughter on the 23rd Floor

pictured: Lars Timpa, Tony Kortas, Joy Kenyon, René Ruelas (seated)

pictured: top row: Lars Timpa, Steve Schroeder, Tony Kortas; middle row: Alan Kortas, René Ruelas, Joy Kenyon, Jim Quan; bottom row: John Corona, Margie Weitzenfeld
Director
127 10/3/97 Ghost Stories in the Park
in the Dark
Writer, Storyteller
126 9/12/97 Nunsense

pictured: Brenda Scharlau, Angela DeMarco, Linda Gustafson, Lisa Perkins, Barbara Nikodem (seated)
Director
125 5/30/97 Moon Over the Brewery

pictured: Tony Kortas, Pam Turlow, I'm-Getting-Really-Old-and-Forgot-Her-Name, Greg Lauck
Director
124 4/11/97 Unnatural One-Acts
Funeral Parlor

pictured: Charmaine Tellefsen, Mary Jewell

The Philadelphia

pictured: me, Margie Weitzenfeld

The Whole Shebang

Bobby Gould in Hell

pictured: me, Margie Weitzenfeld

pictured: Margie Weitzenfeld

Director
Mark, Director
Director
The Interrogator
123 2/18/97 The Marriage Proposal

pictured: Margie Weitzenfeld, me
Lomov,
Adaptor
122 2/7/97 The Odd Couple

pictured: Linda Gustafson, John Corona, Joy Kenyon
* Non-Professional Award from the
Academy of Theatre Artists and Friends
for René Ruelas' performance as Oscar Madison
Director
121 11/15/96 The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

pictured: back row: George Myrick, Linda Gustafson, Tony Kortas, Martin Golloglly, Jim Quan, Joan Corkrey, Dean Sasman; front row: Gina Novotny, Charmaine Tellefsen, Jennifer Ciombor

pictured: Jennifer Ciombor, Linda Gustafson
Director
120 11/8/96 Red, Hot and Cole Co-Director
119 10/11/96 Ghost Stories in the Park
in the Dark
Writer:
My Daddy's Eyes;
Hairy Scary Monster
118 8/2/96 Tartuffe

pictured: John Corona, being sinister

pictured: Candice Michel, Steve Schroeder, Margie Weitzenfeld
Director
117 5/31/96 Einstein and the Polar Bear Sound Designer
116 5/21/96 The Odd Couple Cutting Director
115 4/12/96 Dead on Nine

also pictured: Susan Carr
Leslie,
Composer
114 3/28/96 Earth and Sky Sound Design,
Sound Crew
113 1/16/96 Assassins Cutting Charles Guiteau,
Director
112 1/12/96 Belles Light Crew
111 10/27/95 Waiting for Godot Pozzo
110 9/15/95 The Nerd

pictured: Dan Muir, Bob Castinelli, Missy Vogelsinger, Jim Quan

pictured: Colleen Quinn-Wartman, Dan Muir, Steve Schroeder
* Non-Professional Award from the
Academy of Theatre Artists and Friends
for Production - awarded to Craig Gustafson
Director
109 6/2/95 Eleemosynary Stage Manager
108 4/28/95 Baby

pictured: Top Row: Greg Lauck, John Corona, Melissa Paris, Angela DeMarco, Mark D'Arienzo; Middle Row: Patricia Geraghty, ? and ? (I'm getting old and the lights are dimming) On Bed: Matt Riutta, Christine Cloutier, me, Candice Thomas.
Doctor/Chorus
107 3/24/95 Marvin's Room Sound Crew
106 3/20/95 VTG Variety Hour
Slow Talkers of America
Spontaneous Orgasms
John & Mary

Harlow P. Whitcomb
Psychiatrist
John
105 2/20/95 Farewell, Crystal Dunsaman Cutting Shelby Lash
Director
104 1/27/95 Woman in Mind

also pictured: Rob Pold
Dr. Bill Windsor
103 10/28/94 Lettice and Lovage Sound Crew
102 10/15/94 Whatever Happened to
Skiles and Henderson?

Six of the Best
The Mouse
The Frog and Peach

Slumber Party

pictured: Kathy Sheffield, Margie Weitzenfeld, Forgotten (Sorry!), Diane Ladley

Four Yorkshiremen
A Simple Kind of Love Story
The Marriage Proposal


Director
Director
Director
Director
Eric, Director
Director
Director, Adaptor
101 7/8/94 The Nerd

pictured: Dan Muir
Director

If you missed the recent stuff, go to
Craig's Résumé - The New Millenium; or, What Have You Done For Me Lately?

For the interminable list of Craig's First Hundred Shows, go to
Craig's Résumé - The Stone Age; or, My Afternoon Delights with Betty Rubble.


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The Mysterious Unidentified & I at the Vic Theatre in Chicago - October 10, 1992.