A Holiday Tradition at San Diego's iconic US GRANT Hotel

 

AN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS

A 1917 Feast & Celebration!

 

December 14 - 24, at 6:30pm

 

THE US GRANT

A Luxury Collection Hotel

326 Broadway, San Diego

 

Step back 100 years at the gorgeous US GRANT for a stunning 1917 Feast & Celebration! The Marshall Family are throwing a party in the grand American style. A 3-hour evening filled with music, dance, stories, songs and laughter, all woven through a delicious 4-course meal. It's an unforgettable celebration that is unique in the nation.

 

Drive right into the Hotel for all Valet Parking, and step directly into the gorgeous lobby for a pre-show drink or hot chocolate. At 6:30pm the cast will welcome you with song, and take you up to an hors d’oeuvres party with music and dancing, before everyone takes their seats for an unforgettable evening of music, delicious food, song, dance, celebration and laughter.

 

Adult tickets:

Dec 14, 20 & 21 $158 / Dec 15, 17 & 22 $166 / Dec 16, 23 & 24 $174

 

Children (ages 5 thru 12) $44 discount, and recieve a modified menu

 

Your inclusive ticket covers the entire evening’s entertainment, an hors d’oeuvres party, an additional 4-course meal at reserved tables, a Toast with champagne or sparkling cider, all taxes and gratuities.

 

There is a cash bar available in the lobby, at the hors d’oeuvres party, and in the Presidential Ballroom. An optional wine list will be on your table. Discounted Valet Parking is $17.

 

Seating is a round tables of 10. Festive attire, with suits or sports coats suggested for gentlemen. 

 

We regret that we are unable to accomodate children under the age of 5.

 

Mike Buckley
Since 1984 Mike has designed over 200 productions at Lamb's in addition to many shows at such companies as San Diego Rep, The Laguna Playhouse and the Old Globe/USD MFA program. Recent favorites include sets for The Explorer's Club, Beau Jest, and Shadowlands here at Lamb's and set and lights for Godspell at Southwestern College where he teaches technical theatre, scriptwriting and design. Also a playwright, his romantic comedy The Hit had an extended run at Lamb's Coronado Theatre and then the Horton Grand Theatre and his set for The Hit earned Mike his fifth Patte Award. As an actor, Mike has appeared in many shows at Lamb's. Favorites include The Nerd, The Hit, Joseph…, Beau Jest, Johnny Pye and the Foolkiller, The Secret Garden, Boomers and My Fair Lady. He also appeared in Crazy For You at Moonlight. TV credits include Wicked, Wicked Games as well as several commercials. Mike also designs residential interiors through his business Weekend Makeover.

Annie Buckley
Annie Buckley is so excited to appear as Denise in Smoke on the Mountain making this her first main stage Lambs Players Theatre show. Ms. Buckley has appeared in American Christmas with Lambs for 3 years. She is a current senior at Coronado School of the Arts (CoSA). Her most recent credits include Molly in Peter and the Starcatcher (CoSA), Ragtime (San Diego Musical Theatre), Shelley in Bat Boy (CoSA) Helga in Cabaret (CoSA), and Little Red in Into The Woods (Star Rep). Other credits include How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Old Globe, 2011/2012), Louisa in The Sound Of Music (San Diego Musical Theatre), Duffy in Annie (Moonlight), Nancy in Oliver! (PPJT) and other theater companies (Write Out Loud, CYC, San Diego Junior Theatre, ImpAct & the San Diego fringe festival). As well as the Lambs players Valentine's day Cabaret. She performed with Heather Headley at the 50th anniversary of the San Diego Zoo. She would like to thank her parents and grandparents for their support. Kerry Meads and John Lorenz for all their love and support making this show great, as well as teaching her so many instruments. And thanks to her vocal coach Craig Johnson. Enjoy the show!

Sandy Campbell
Sandy has previously appeared with LPT in Beau Jest, Fiddler on the Roof, The Music Man, The Light in the Piazza, 1776, Boomers, American Rhythm, An American Christmas and several productions of Festival of Christmas and is thrilled to be back this Christmas season. Recent productions include Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Jeanette) at NCRT, Awake and Sing! ( Bessie ) at NVA , Rapture, Blister, Burn (Gwen) and Clybourne Park (Bev/Kathy) at SD REP, Master Class (Maria Callas- Craig Noel Award) and Passion (Fosca) at Ion . She is a Resident Artist at Cygnet Theatre where she has performed in Assassins, Parade (Lucille-Craig Noel Award), The Norman Conquests, Communicating Doors (Ruella-Craig Noel Award), A Little Night Music, Noises Off, and Mauritius. She will be reprising her role of Charlotte in A Little Night Music at Cygnet this Spring. She has also performed at the La Jolla Playhouse, Moonlight, Starlight , Diversionary and Intrepid Theatre Company. Sandy is also a cabaret artist and her recording "Crazy World" can be found on CD Baby and iTunes.

Greg Campbell
Performer, Stage Manager, Audio Design, Audio Master, Sound Design - Greg Campbell first came to Lamb's Players in 1992 as the character Stanley in Smoke on the Mountain, and in 1993 stage managed An American Christmas at Grainger Hall. In 1996 he returned to the stage in Chaps. Over the years as Audio Master he worked on shows from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to Metamorphases. Currently he performs regularly at Nate's Garden Grill in City Heights as a solo artist. Greg welcomes the opportunity to be part of the cast once again.

Jessica Couto
Jessica Couto, a native of Charleston, SC, has a Master of Music degree in vocal performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her recent performances include An American Christmas, Les Miserables, Quilters and Fiddler on the Roof at LPT, as well as, the world premiere of Life in the Park (14th Street Playhouse, Atlanta, GA), and The Full Monty and The Pirates of Penzance at the Lawrence Welk Resort Theatre. Other Southern California credits include Hello Dolly (Starlight), Swingtime Canteen (Moonlight), Godspell (Lamb’s Players Theatre), and Fiddler on the Roof (Sierra Repertory Theatre). Jessica has also been a featured soloist in Las Vegas appearing in Jerry Springer, The Opera at MGM casino’s Hollywood Theatre, and enjoyed an extended run as the principal vocalist in the longest running show on the Strip, Jubilee! at Bally’s Casino. She resides with her husband, Jordan Miller, in San Diego where they have their own singing and acting studio www.millercoutostudio.com

Ian Cunningham
Ian is very excited to join the cast of An American Christmas for his fourth time! Credits include: Benjamin Britten’s Noyes Fludde at Symphony Hall (Shem) and numerous school productions including an ASL production of Rumpelstiltskin. Ian enjoys Chinese brush painting, playing violin and piano, mountain biking with his family, and spending time with his brother. He takes Improvisational theatre classes from Bryan Finnigan and plays in a jazz quartet. Ian thanks God and his family for their love and guidance, and his voice instructors, Brandon Sherman and Ted McCann.

Charlie Gange
Charlie Gange is so excited to celebrate Christmas for the 2nd year in a row with the Marshall Family! Recent Theatre Credits include: Ben Fold's Last Night in Town (San Diego Musical Theatre/Blindspot Collective); Sunday in the Park with George, Jesus Hates Me, Refuse or the Golden Door *World Premier* @ La Jolla Playhouse WoW Festival (ion); Altar Boyz (Coronado Playhouse); Return to the Forbidden Planet (New Village Arts); The Threepenny Opera (Kallisti Ensemble UCSD); Sondheim on Sondheim (Moonlight); bare (Diversionary); Spring Awakening *West Coast Premier* (ACT San Diego). Charlie graduated last Christmas time with a Bachelor of Music from SDSU and works as a songwriter and musician in addition to acting. Charlie would like to thank Robert and Deborah for inviting him once again to celebrate at their home and the US Grant for their impeccable service. Special thanks to his family, friends, and love for their unending support. Special Special thanks to Jesus Christ his lord and savior, Happy Birthday!

Deborah Gilmour Smyth
Associate Artistic Director and director of Patron Services, Deborah has been a member of the Lamb’s resident ensemble since 1979 . Originally from the East Coast, she has lived all over the United States and went to school at San Francisco State University where she studied music and theatre. One of San Diego’s most active performers with over 200 productions to her credit, she is a seven-time recipient of the San Diego Theatre Critics’ Circle’s Craig Noel Award including Outstanding Lead Performance in a Play for Martha in Intrepid Theatre Company's Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf, Vivian Bearing in Lamb’s production of Wit and Outstanding Female Performance in a Musical for her performance as Mother in Ragtime at Starlight Musical Theatre, for her role of Margaret Johnson in The Light in the Piazza at Lamb’s Players, and for her role of Mrs. Lovett at Cygnet Theatre. She has been honored with Backstage West and numerous Patte awards for performance, original music, sound design. At Lamb’s Players Deborah has performed in over 160 productions, directed over 70 productions, sound designed, written original music, or musically directed over 80 productions. Deborah enjoys the opportunity to be involved in an amazing ensemble that is the Lamb’s Players family. Deborah and her husband, Producing Artistic Director Robert Smyth, make their home in Coronado.

Amanda Graham Hyden
Amanda is delighted to be performing with Lamb's Players. She has previously appeared in the Cabaret concert series with LPT. Amanda has performed as actress, pianist, conductor, and musical director in a variety of productions, including The Mikado, Cinderella, A Year with Frog and Toad, Snoopy!!!, and Oklahoma!. She has a degree in music from San Diego Christian College, where she has served in the department for nearly 10 years. When she is not working at LPT, she loves to spend time with her husband, Brent and their daughter, Tiana. She would like to thank her family, friends, and music teachers for their continued support and inspiration in her music endeavors. Soli Deo Gloria.

Jason Heil
LPT Associate Artist: Beau Jest, Dinner With Marlene, The Miracle Worker, Fiddler On The Roof, Wit, See How They Run, Joe vs. the Volcano, The Glory Man, Harvey, Joyful Noise, The Glass Menagerie, Room Service, The Voysey Inheritance, An American Christmas (’07,’08,‘09,'15,16), Enchanted April, Into the Woods, and The Winslow Boy. Other San Diego credits include Twelfth Night, Plaid Tidings (Old Globe), Lucy Simon’s Zhivago (La Jolla Playhouse), Sea of Souls, Passion, Angels in America (ion theatre company), Hand to God, Violet, Clybourne Park, A Christmas Carol (San Diego Rep), Cabaret, Noises Off (Cygnet), School for Lies, Dracula (North Coast Rep) The Woman in Black (CSUSM) and work at Moonlight, Starlight, Compass. Off-Broadway: Sea of Souls. Regional theatres include Arkansas & Tennessee Repertory Theatres and nine seasons with the Utah, Lake Tahoe, Marin, and Texas Shakespeare Festivals. Directing: Turn of the Screw (Intrepid), Lion In Winter, Born Yesterday, The Mousetrap, Barefoot in the Park, Ring Round the Moon, You Never Can Tell (Moonlight), Plaid Tidings (New Village Arts). MFA: UC Irvine.

Katrina Heil
Katrina Heil last appeared with Lamb’s in Festival of Christmas: Catch a Falling Star. Other San Diego credits include How the Grinch Stole Christmas ’12, ’15, ‘16 (Old Globe), reading of The Nether (Diversionary Theatre) The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, The Wizard of Oz, The Music Man, Fancy Nancy, Dinosaurs Before Dark, Addams Family, Snoopy!, Little Mermaid Jr. (San Diego Junior Theatre), and The Nutcracker (San Diego Civic Youth Ballet). Training at Neisha’s Dance Academy, SDCYB, and Junior Theatre. Vocal work with Karyn Overstreet and Cris O’Bryon. She is in seventh grade and enjoys piano, clarinet, reading, writing, swimming and playing with her brother Tristan.

Hourie Klijian
Hourie is so happy to once again celebrate the holidays with Lamb’s Players and its heartwarming production of An American Christmas! She has also performed with Lamb's in their wonderful productions of Les Miserables and Christmas on my Mind, and her other credits include the staged reading of Gabriel (North Coast Repertory Theater), Gypsy (Cygnet Theatre), several seasons of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Old Globe), Sound of Music (San Diego Musical Theatre), The Music Man, Shrek-The Musical, The Wizard of Oz and Fiddler on the Roof (Moonlight Stage Productions), as well as a number of San Diego Junior Theatre shows and numerous vocal and tap performances in San Diego and Los Angeles. She gives her love and thanks to God and her family!

Meghan McCann
Meghan is thrilled to participate in An American Christmas for the 5th time in a row. Meghan is in 11th grade and enjoys performing and spending time with her family. Theater credits include: school production of Hamlet (Hamlet), school production of Mulan Jr. (Mushu) and Chula Vista High's (CVH) Music Man (Ensemble Dancer). She has also had 4 years of Irish dance training, and has participated in numerous dance concerts and talent shows, a concert on Carnival Cruise, and CVH's Homecoming Halftime Show. She is currently training on CVH's elite SCPA dance team, Dance Force. She would like to thank her family, teachers, and God for supporting her through life's ups and downs.

Kerry Meads
Kerry wears many hats as actor, director, and playwright. She is the director of Lamb’s Educational Outreach. On staff at Lamb's since 1976, she now serves as Lamb’s Associate Artistic Director. As resident playwright, her work includes Boomers, American Rhythm, Dracula, My Asparagus Is Growing Fine and LPT’s annual Festival of Christmas. Her directing credits include MIXTAPE, Guys & Dolls, Trying, An Ideal Husband, Pretty Fire, Thunder At Dawn, Private Lives, The Boys Next Door, Amadeus, Beau Jest, The Foreigner and You Can’t Take It With You. As a performer she has been seen in such productions as The Great Divorce; Quilters; Tartuffe; Godspell; She Loves Me; A Woman of No Importance; You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown; Till We Have Faces; Pump Boys and Dinettes; Into The Woods; Hello, Dolly!; Boomers, The Hit, Leaving Iowa, Harvey , The Music Man and See How They Run and Dinner with Marlene.

Rik Ogden
Rik is in his 21st season with Lamb's and was heard in this year's production of Big Fish. Other recent shows include American Christmas, American Rhythm, West Side Story, Les Miserables, miXtape, Boomers, Festival of Christmas, Quilters, Godspell and too many more to list here. He has also worked for many other theatre companies throughout Southern California including SDMT (Full Monty, First Date, Bye Bye Birdie); SD REP (Christmas Carol), NC REP ( Last Five Years, Cabaret, Man of La Mancha); NVA (Big River), Moonlight, Diversionary, SD Junior, and many more. An accomplished multi-instrumentalist, Rik has a degree from UCSD and teaches at Giacoletti music in Carlsbad. When not doing theatre he plays in the country band Free Beer. Y'all come back now, ya hear!

Grandison Phelps
Grandison is elated to spend this Christmas season with you in his reoccurring role as “Jefferson Tolman”, in AN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS. Grandison has worked with several theater groups in numerous productions, he most recently performed in Cygnet Theatre’s repertory production of 7 GUITARS and KING HEDLEY II. His credits include FENCES, PIANO LESSON and GEM OF THE OCEAN (Cygnet Theatre), CAROUSEL in Concert, (The BarnStageCompany); BULRUSHER and AS YOU LIKE IT (New Village Arts); TWO TRAINS RUNNING (u/s) and KOSHER GROCER (u/s) (Old Globe); SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH (La Jolla Playhouse); I’M NOT RAPPAPORT (Patio Playhouse); THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS and GOD’S TROMBONES (Ira Aldridge Players) and JOE TURNER’S COME AND GONE and the title role in OTHELLO (Octad Productions) and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (Lamb’s Players) to name a few. Grandison wishes to thank his family and friends for their continued love and support. Especially the love and support of his wife without whom doing what he loves would not be possible.

Erika Beth Phillips
Previous work with Lamb’s Players includes Nellie Forbush in South Pacific, Ermengarde in Hello Dolly!, Jamie in Brownie Points, and Fiona O’Casey in An American Christmas, which she has happily played every year since she moved to San Diego in 2004. Locally, Erika has performed with Mo’olelo (A Piece of My Heart, Since Africa, Extraordinary Chambers), Cygnet Theatre (Man of La Mancha) The Welk (The Scarlet Pimpernel) and Stone Soup (Miss Julie). She is a Lead Teaching Artist for La Jolla Playhouse and co-directed Excavating Escondido, part of the 2013 WoW Festival. She also teaches for The Old Globe on their Shakespeare Summer Studio and is launching Reflecting Shakespeare: Acting Out, a therapeutic and creative program in Centinela State Prison. For her own company, 3rd Space Theatre Collective, Erika has performed Thistle by Erik Ehn (CSUSM and NYC's La MaMa) and her own piece, Jackie and the BeansTalk, for the 2014 San Diego International Fringe Festival, winning the award for Outstanding Site Specific Performance. Favorite credits further afield include From Hell She Came (London West End), Women and Wallace (London Fringe), Romeo and Juliet (Nat’l Tour, UK), A Christmas Carol (Nat’l Tour, Germany), Downtown Dysfunctionals (Zipper Theatre, NYC), The Love Talker (Hanger Theatre, NY), Diary Of Anne Frank (Stage One), and Mauritius and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later (Salem Rep).

John Burt Polhamus
John has developed a varied career embracing opera, musical theatre, oratorio and concert singing, as well as straight acting, in the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Asia. A native San Diegan, John has appeared with San Diego Opera, the San Diego Symphony, San Diego Musical Theater, the Bach Collegium San Diego, Welk Resort Theatre, Starlight Opera, the San Diego Gilbert and Sullivan Repertory Company, Pacific Chamber Opera, and in Lamb's Players productions including "Fiddler on the Roof" (x 2), "1776," "The Music Man," "A Man for All Seasons," "Twelfth Night," "An American Christmas" (x 10!) and "Taran-Tara!" John has performed in London's West End, covering and performing the roles of Al Jolson in "Jolson - the Musical, "Mssr. Lumiere" in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," and "Mssr. Firmin" in Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera." He has also toured Europe with Pavillion Opera, Regency Opera, and English Festival Opera.

Ernest Sauceda
Ernest is thrilled to be back at Lamb's to premiere OZ! He recently appeared in The Old Globe's production of Arms and The Man, and has also performed at venues such as The White House, Hollywood Bowl, and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Recent roles include West Side Story (Indio), Universal Studios Japan, Dollywood, Fiddler On The Roof (Fiddler), and The Buddy Holly Story (Ritchie Valens). Ernest was a Top 5 Finalist for "Best Male Performer" Award through the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. Thank you to Arwen, Toshimi and Hiro! Much love!

Robert Smyth
is LAMB's Producing Artistic Director. He joined the staff of Lamb's Players Street Theatre as an actor and director in 1976. In 1978 LAMB'S opened its first resident theatre in National City, and then in 1994 brought the old performance space in Coronado's historic Spreckel's Building back to life as its new home. Robert has directed more than 150 productions for LAMB'S, and performed in over 100, including favorite roles in A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1776, Cyrano De Bergerac, The Boys Next Door, and the one-man show Damien. He and his wife, director, actor, composer, Deborah Gilmour Smyth, make their home in Coronado.

Ramona Unwin
Ramona has performed with Lamb's Players "An American Christmas" for all 24 years. Needless to say it has truly become a family tradition. Throughout the year Ramona teaches harp to all ages and recently started a harp ensemble. She has performed in many unique settings of weddings, churches, parties, hotels, and restaurants. She and her husband Randal, repair and service harps through out Southern California.


Patrick J. Duffy
Sound Designer
Patrick was last seen as Bernado in West Side Story here, and his other favorite roles have been MacDuff in Macbeth at Intrepid, and Hyde in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at Ion. Other stage credits here at Lamb's include Pete N Keely, The Book of the Dun Cow, Smoke on the Mountain ‘04 & ‘10, Festival of Christmas ‘08, The Voysey Inheritance, An Ideal Husband, Cold Comfort Farm, South Pacific, and Rehearsal for Murder (which he also stage managed and sound designed). He recently won the Craig Noel "Outstanding Sound Design" award for Les Misérables, and his other sound credits here are MIXTAPE, Fiddler on the Roof, Pump Boys & Dinettes, Godspell, Boomers, The Fantasticks, The Light in the Piazza, Joseph ‘07 and ‘15, American Rhythm ‘06 at the Lyceum, The Secret Garden, and Enchanted April. When not on stage or designing, he can be found building sets or as Lamb’s Audio Master. Patrick is thankful for all His blessings in his life, and wishes you the same. Thanks for coming by, enjoy!

Deborah Gilmour Smyth
Musical Director / Arranger
Associate Artistic Director and director of Patron Services, Deborah has been a member of the Lamb’s resident ensemble since 1979 . Originally from the East Coast, she has lived all over the United States and went to school at San Francisco State University where she studied music and theatre. One of San Diego’s most active performers with over 200 productions to her credit, she is a seven-time recipient of the San Diego Theatre Critics’ Circle’s Craig Noel Award including Outstanding Lead Performance in a Play for Martha in Intrepid Theatre Company's Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf, Vivian Bearing in Lamb’s production of Wit and Outstanding Female Performance in a Musical for her performance as Mother in Ragtime at Starlight Musical Theatre, for her role of Margaret Johnson in The Light in the Piazza at Lamb’s Players, and for her role of Mrs. Lovett at Cygnet Theatre. She has been honored with Backstage West and numerous Patte awards for performance, original music, sound design. At Lamb’s Players Deborah has performed in over 160 productions, directed over 70 productions, sound designed, written original music, or musically directed over 80 productions. Deborah enjoys the opportunity to be involved in an amazing ensemble that is the Lamb’s Players family. Deborah and her husband, Producing Artistic Director Robert Smyth, make their home in Coronado.

Rachel Hengst
Properties Master
Properties and PA Rachel Hengst has worked with Lambs Players Theater since 2013. She made her professional theater debut in Mixtape as the Assistant Stage Manager and has learned so much since then. Her Prop Design credits include Lamb's Player's productions of You Can't Take it With You, West Side Story, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Wizard of Oz, the latest incarnation of Mixtape, The Nerd, Miracle Worker, Dinner with Marlene, Beau Jest, Shadowlands, Silent Sky, Big Fish, and The Explorer's Club. She thanks her family for their endless support and for God's guidance in her life.

Maria Mangiavellano
Stage Manager
For Lamb’s Maria has stage managed: Beau Jest, Shadowlands, The Explorers Club, (then please pick up with OZ!), The Glory Man, and mixtape, in addition to An Inspector Calls; Enchanted April; Godspell; The Glass Menagerie; Room Service; Boomers (x 3); The Voysey Inheritance; The Secret Garden; An American Christmas (x 15); American Rhythm (X2); Metamorphoses; Dial M For Murder; South Pacific; The Great Divorce; 1776; Dr. Faustus; The Glass Menagerie; Room Service; The Fantasticks; Joyful Noise; Hello, Dolly!; An Ideal Husband; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (X2); and Festival of Christmas. Elsewhere she has stage managed The Rocky Horror Show and Dogfight for Cygnet Theatre Company; Travesties, The Importance of Being Earnest, Cabaret, Pageant, and Man of La Mancha for North Coast Repertory Theatre and six productions for Moonlight at the Avo Playhouse and Moonlight Amphitheatre. She has also stage managed for San Diego Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, the Gaslamp Quarter Theatre Company, and the Berkeley Shakespeare Festival. She holds an MFA from UCSD.

Nathan Peirson
Technical Director and Light Designer
a graduate of Biola University, Nate is Lamb’s Director of Production. He has been with Lamb’s since 1982 working as photographer, set construction, lighting designer and performer.

Jeanne Reith
Costume Designer
Jeanne's work as a designer this year in San Diego includes Shadowlands for Lambs Players, On the 20th Century for Cygnet Theatre, The Perfect Arrangement and Buddy Holly for Intrepid Theatre, She designed last year's Lambs production of American Rhythm for which she received a Critics Circle, Craig Noel Nomination. Her work has achieved theater critics awards in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara. Other productions awarded for costume design include her original designs for The Wonderful World of Oz, A Servant Of Two Masters, The Light in the Piazza, Little Foxes, Joyful Noise, Metamorphosis, and two dozen other productions. Besides designing she currently teaches at San Diego Mesa College.

Colleen Kollar Smith
Choreographer
Lamb's: 100 Hours of Stories, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, miXtape (co-creator), Guys and Dolls, Music Man, The Fantasticks, Godspell, Joseph..., Light in the Piazza, Book of the Dun Cow, American Christmas. New Village Arts: Return to the Forbidden Planet, Nutcracker. Intrepid: Midsummer the Musical. Cygnet Theatre: Man of La Mancha, Dirty Blonde, Private Lies, Moonlight Stage Productions: Ring Round the Moon, You Never Can Tell. USD: Gone Missing. Colleen is a graduate of the University of San Diego's Masters in Nonprofit Leadership program and is proud to work as the Executive Director of San Diego Musical Theatre. Favorite roles to date: wife to the remarkable Lance Arthur, and mom to Scottie and Pepper.

Robert Smyth
Created by and Directer
is LAMB's Producing Artistic Director. He joined the staff of Lamb's Players Street Theatre as an actor and director in 1976. In 1978 LAMB'S opened its first resident theatre in National City, and then in 1994 brought the old performance space in Coronado's historic Spreckel's Building back to life as its new home. Robert has directed more than 150 productions for LAMB'S, and performed in over 100, including favorite roles in A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1776, Cyrano De Bergerac, The Boys Next Door, and the one-man show Damien. He and his wife, director, actor, composer, Deborah Gilmour Smyth, make their home in Coronado.


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Children$114$122$130$122$114$122$122$130$122
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