MARCH 3 - 11, 2017
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY Rufus Cadigan
Blunderland is the true story of Rockford’s Bill Carlson (1934-2012) who was an Episcopal Deacon by day and a beautiful drag performer by night. One of Rockford’s most fascinating characters, Bill Carlson performed as "Miss Seaway Rose" at The Office Niteclub and became an ordained Episcopal minister working for St. Chad’s Church in Loves Park.
This hilarious one-person comedy has improvisation and audience participation, but also portrays the struggle of LGBT people to find acceptance at church.
Blunderland was performed at The Center For Arts And Spirituality, 920 Third Avenue in Rockford.
CAST & CREW
Andrew Harth - Bill Carlson / Miss Seaway Rose
Produced & Directed by: Rufus Cadigan
Scenic & Lighting Designer: Jim Radloff
Costume Designer: Jeff Hendry
Wig Design: Patte Lund
Sound Design: Mike Werckle
Lighting & Sound Technician: Jim Radloff
Production Assistance & Marketing: WSSR
The West Side Show Room provided Blunderland with production and marketing assistance.
The following individuals made generous financial contributions to support the creation of this new work:
Don & Sherry Martin
Kathleen & Ronald Mattison
Beth McGowan & Stanley Arnold
Ken & Pat Staaf
Duane & Rulee Stallman
Marge & Gary Wingert
Timm Adams & Robbie Margolin
Emily & Mark Christensen
Michael Dice & Rosemary Million
Fred & Maxine Hadley
Richard & Raenn Jurgens
Joan & Carl Kole
100 Minutes - 10 Minute Intermission
Map + Directions
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