Newton Community Theatre Presents

Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak

Music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Originally Produced on the New York Stage by

Edgar Lansburry/Stuart Duncan/ Joseph Beruh

Performed in the IACT Festival
March 31st, April 1st, 2nd & 3rd: 2011
Newton Community Theatre
Newton, Iowa


“Prepare Ye” – John the Baptist, Company

“Save the People” – Jesus, Company

“Light of the World” – Herb, Company

“Turn Back, O Man” – Sonia, Company

“By My Side” – Peggy, Gilmer, Company

“We Beseech Thee” – Jeffrey, Company

“Beautiful City” – Jesus

“On The Willows” – Judas, Band

“Finale” – Jesus, Company

“Day by Day” – Company


Jesus – Steve Kohtz

John the Baptist/Judas – Lonnie Appleby

Jeffrey – Scott Schaeffer

Lamar – Joe Peterson

Herb – Travis Padget

Robin – Ellen Schumann

Joanne – Stephanie Alexander

Peggy – Meredith McKay

Sonia – Nikole Kalatzakis

Gilmer – Kathy Smith

Music Director/Percussion – Cathi Wickett

Pianist – Greta Wallace

Bass Piano – Rachel Faidley


Director - Pauline Hesson

Sound & Costumes - Sue Beukema, Mel Wilson

Light Crew – Tim Blount, Wanda Blount

Special Arrangements by Theatre Maximus, New York

“By My Side” was written by Peggy Gordon and the lyrics thereof by Jay Hamburger