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A Christmas Musical

Music by Jim Parker                        Book & Lyrics by Wally K. Daly

Foster War Memorial Arts Centre

November – December 1990


Georgetown Tasmania

15 & 16 December 1990


Director: Peter Clyne

Musical Director: David Velja

Choreographer: Peter McAlpine

Set Designer: Geoff Davey



Olly ~ Brian Will
Gabby ~ Martin Oliver
Angy ~ Emma Bowditch
Jelly ~ Erini Smith
Lofty ~ Peter West
Angel Chicago ~ Max Hastings
Herod ~ Brian Tucker
Mary ~ Judy Barnard
Joseph ~ Murray Dale
1st Wise Man ~ Dick Straw
2nd Wise Man ~ Phil Nightingall
3rd Wise Man ~ John Kahsnitz
Oxy ~ Marieka Smith
Assy ~ Lynda Hall
Zac ~ Geoff Smith

Marina Bruzzese, Elizabeth Hall, Janine Jolly, Michelle Jolly, Jennifer Paragreen,
Patrick Smith, Tina Snell, Natsuko Toda


Conductor ~ David Velja
Piano ~ Verna Anderson
Violin ~ Rosemary Ruddell
Flute ~ Stuart Brownley
Trumpet ~ Rod Lomax
Trombone ~ Shaun Newman
Clarinets ~ Samantha Standfield, David Allsop
Bass Guitar ~ David Green
Guitar ~ Paul Karp
Percussion ~ Matthew Noonan
Drums ~ Gary Park


Director~ Peter Clyne
Musical Director ~ David Velja
Choreographer ~ Peter McAlpine
Set Design ~ Geoff Davey
Stage Manager ~ John Lea
Assistant Director ~ Dianne Paragreen
Stage Manager’s Assistant ~ Robert Fleming
Set Construction ~ Geoff Davey, Brian Will, Peter Clyne, Brendan Ryan, Dick Straw
Set Painting ~ Geoff Davey
Properties Construction ~ Geoff Davey
Costumes ~ Elaine Black, Jean Bates
Lighting Design ~ Robert Paragreen
Lighting Operators ~ Leigh Jolly, Angela McKail, Chris Paragreen
Sound ~ Bill Atkinson, Chris Hastings
Video Effects ~ Brian Paragreen
Make Up ~ Josephine O’Donnell
Rehearsal Pianist ~ Verna Anderson
Front of House ~ Rhonda Bland, Jean Tiplady
Ticket Sales ~ Glenis & Hugh Davis – Glenn’s Sports & Gifts
Publicity ~ Patricia Fleming
Graphic Design ~ Glenda Shomaly
Programme ~ Jennifer Paragreen, Peter West

2 Responses to “Follow the Star”

  1. Desiree Galka Says:

    I would like to know where I can get the music from this musical production? Please I need help- couse I can´t find it since years. And I love this musical. Please help me. Thanks from Germany

  2. Philip Jordan Says:

    Me too, i have access to a Lp record version but its not in a great condition

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