Dale Ricardo Shields


The College of Wooster


Ohio Valley Summer Theatre [OHIO UNIVERSITY]

Ohio Valley Summer Theater celebrates its 65th year on July 21 when it opens Man of La Mancha at The Forum Theater in Athens. Ohio University alumnus Dale Ricardo Shields, director of OVST’s popular and powerful 2012 production of “Ragtime!”, has returned to Athens to direct Man of La Mancha. Ohio Valley Summer Theater has dedicated its 2016 season to the memory of OhioUniversity Professor of Theater Robert “Bob” Winters, OVST and regional arts legend, who passed away in 2014.

Written by Dale Wasserman. Music by Mitch Leigh. Lyrics by Joe Darion.

Directed by Dale Ricardo Shields.

Set Design by Glenn Pepe. Light Design by Derek Keifer. Costume Design by Dayton Edward Willison. Choreography by Megan Yankee. Musical Direction by Kelly Burns.

Don Quixote           Greg Hofmeister
Sancho                    Kirby Flowers
Aldonza                   Anne Yuan
Governor                Joe Balding
Dr. Carrasco           Ike Riesbeck
The Padre               Jackson Savage
Antonia                   Margo Tillstrom
The Housekeeper   Jodi MacNeal
The Barber              Pop Peterson
Pedro                       Chris Parsons
Maria                        Lee Carter
Moorish Dancer      Alexis Radcliff
Horse                       Rhys Carr
Mule                         Orion Carter

Ensemble (Men):
Rhys Carr
Orion Carter
Sam Redfern
Jacob Mullins

Ensemble (Women):
Alexis Radcliff
Christina Hemsath
Lily Porter
Chrissy McKinney

Photos by Glenn Pepe.

Greg Hofmeister, Anne Yuan, Kirby Flowers, Joseph BaldingJodi Wellman MacNealChris Parsons,   Jacob John, Paul Rieck, Lee Lo,  Dani Wasserman, Lily Porter,   Alexis Dawn,  James Stuart Frame, Sam Redfern, Jacob John,  Margo Tillstrom, Ike Riesbeck, Jackson Savage, ShaVaughn Peterson, Chrissy Rose Barkhurst-McKinney, Paul Rieck, Orion CarLily Porter