November 17th - December 31st
A world premiere musical that features classic old songs and tells the story of a returning World War II vet who’s been tasked with shutting down his late father’s flagging upstate New York hotel, only to discover that the hotel is haunted by two quarreling ghosts, former lovers and famous dance partners. The ghosts put aside past grievances to convince the young man to put on one last show to save the hotel…
About the Show
A World Premiere Musical from Cabaret Artistic Director Valerie Rachelle and Managing Director Rick Robinson in the style of Holiday Inn and White Christmas.
Pine Mountain Lodge has no nudity, profanity, or any strong adult content. Were it a movie, it would likely be rated G or PG.
Meet the Cast of Pine Mountain Lodge
LUCAS BLAIR (Daisy/Bud/Pan/Ensemble in Bat Boy, Riff Raff in Rocky Horror, Danny in Pine Mountain Lodge) - Returning to the OCT stage for three shows this season, Lucas couldn’t be happier to spend five months here in beautiful Ashland. Lucas' regional credits include: Peter in the 2008 California premiere of Bare: A Pop Opera, Dick in Dames at Sea, Moritz in Spring Awakening, Valentine/Neleus in Mary Poppins, BJ Gibson in 1940's Radio Hour, Berger in HAiR concert, Mr. Mistoffelees in CATS, Riff in West Side Story, Russian Soloist in Fiddler On The Roof, Harry in My Fair Lady, Horse in Man of La Mancha, Sketch in Hairspray. Other regional credits include: MEMPHIS, White Christmas, Legally Blonde, Guys and Dolls, Annie Get Your Gun, Singing’ In The Rain, Oklahoma, Noises Off, Cyrano De Bergerac, Spamalot, Cinderella. See what’s next for Lucas at www.lucasblair.net
NATASHA HARRIS (Mooney in Pine Mountain Lodge) - Originally hailing from the Bay Area, now currently living in Chicago, Natasha graduated with a BA from UC Irvine. Recent work includes: Utah Shakespeare Festival: Taming of the Shrew, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Macbeth, Into the Woods, South Pacific, Henry IV Part One, and Measure for Measure. PCPA: Three Sisters, Peter Pan, West Side Story. Previously at OCT: Cabaret Christmas (2011) www.natasha-harris.com
TONY CARTER (Rick Taylor/Lorraine/Mr. Dillon/Ensemble in Bat Boy, Rocky in Rocky Horror, Brent Hayes in Pine Mountain Lodge) - Tony is back for his second season at Oregon Cabaret Theatre where last year he played Billy in Musical of Musicals the Musical. He is from Las Vegas but is based out of Chicago. Chicago credits include: Angie the Ox in Guys & Dolls (Light Opera Works), Ensemble in Nice Work If You Can Get It (Theatre at the Center), 35mm (Circle Theatre), Ian in High Fidelity (Refuge Theatre Project), and Stephen/Jeremy in We Gotta Bingo (Chicago Theater Works). Regional work includes: Utah Shakespeare Festival, PCPA, Utah Festival Opera, California Theatre Center, and Pickleville Playhouse.
JESSICA BLASZAK (Company Manager, Roz in 9 to 5, Edie in Pine Mountain Lodge) - has been in an array of OCT's shows, including A Christmas Carol, Dames At Sea, Smokey Joe's Cafe and Tapestry, among many others. Regional credits include: The Chelsea Playhouse in NYC, Boston Symphony Hall, PCPA Theatrefest, SUDS with the original director/choreographer and writer of the show at the Mount Baker Theatre, Actor's Theatre of Phoenix, Phoenix Theatre and Childsplay Inc. Jessica attended Pacific Conservatory Theatre and The Boston Conservatory.
JOHN STADELMAN (George in Pine Mountain Lodge) - has been acting, writing, and directing around the Rogue Valley long enough now to accept the term “veteran performer” with only mildly wounded dignity. As an actor, he has worked locally with OCT, the Rogue Music Theatre, and six seasons with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. As a director, he’s helmed everything from Ashland High School’s The Music Man to Juneau Civic Light Opera’s production of Candide. John has also appeared in Portland at the Portland Repertory Theatre, in Sacramento with "Music Circus", and in the Bay area with the Berkeley Shakespeare Festival. and Center Rep. Favorite roles include David in Voice of the Prairie, Mark Dolson in Mass Appeal, and Jerry in The Holiday Broadcast of 1943 (which he also wrote). And his favorite theatre? Well, the Oregon Cabaret Theatre -- hands down, of course!
JOHN LAMBIE (The Caretaker in Pine Mountain Lodge) - In 2015, John appeared in Cabaret as Herr Shultz (Oregon Cabaret Theatre), and now is a resident of Ashland and remains an actor and artist, and member of SAG/AFTRA. His previous work includes: Abner in 42nd Street (PCPA): Vincentio in Taming of the Shrew (PCPA); Mr. Lundie in Brigadoon (PCPA); Police Chief in Wonderful Town (PCPA); and roles of Henry VIII in Anne of the 1000 Days; Norman Thayer Jr. in On Golden Pond; Scrooge in A Christmas Carol; Benny Southstreet/ Nathan Detroit in productions of Guys And Dolls; John Barrymore in I Hate Hamlet; Professor Higgins in My Fair Lady; Arthur in Camelot; Sheriff File in 110 in the Shade; Side by Side by Sondheim; Professor Bhaer in Little Women; and over 50 other productions. John has also directed over 40 productions. He is grateful to be a part of this years closing production, Pine Mountain Lodge. Cheers to you, the audience!