CCM Musical Theatre SERIES Presents


Book by Joe Masteroff 
Music by Jerry Bock 

Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick 
Based on a play by Miklos Laszlo 
Originally Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince 
Originally Produced on Broadway by Harold Prince 
In Association with Lawrence N. Kasha and Philip C. McKenna 
Original Orchestrations by Don Walker 
Adapted by Frank Matosich, Jr.

Oct. 6-9, 2022, Cohen Family Studio Theater

  • Director and Choreographer | Eric Byrd
  • Musical Director | Ian Axness
  • Scenic Designer | Sean Haffey*
  • Lighting Designer | Baron Leon*
  • Costume Designer |  Clara Cavins*
  • Sound Designer | Corbin Hopkins*
  • Wig & Make-Up Designer | Tiara Jones*
  • Production Stage Manager | Haileigh Warren*
  • Props Manager | Simon Knox*

*CCM Student

SHE LOVES ME is presented through arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

She Loves Me run time is two hours and 30 minutes with a 15-minute Intermission

The Company

  • Amalia | Jess Zylstra
  • Georg | Jack D’Angelo 
  • Ilona | Zoey Johnson
  • Kodaly | Stone Mountain 
  • Sipos | Tate McElhaney
  • Maraczek | Stanislav Przedlacki 
  • Arpad | Ryan Behan
  • Ensemble | Julia Schick 
  • Head waiter, Sipos understudy | Sean Polk
  • Nurse | Kristen Das 
  • Ensemble, Ilona understudy | Annalese Fusaro
  • Busser, Arpad understudy | Tomi Newman 
  • Keller, Kodaly understudy | Dan Klimko
  • Maraczek Standby | Matthew Danforth
  • Georg Standby | Peter Neureuther
  • Amalia Standby | Gracie Parker
  • Swings | Maddie Osment, Brian Cheung

Musical Selections

Musical Numbers

Act 1

  • “Overture” | Orchestra
  • “Good Morning, Good Day” | Arpad, Sipos, Ilona, Kodaly, Georg
  • “Sounds While Selling” | Customers, Sipos, Kodaly, Georg
  • “Days Gone By” | Maraczek 
  • “Thank You, Madam” | The Clerks
  • “No More Candy” | Amalia
  • “Three Letters: Summer, Autumn, Winter” | Georg and Amalia
  • “Tonight at Eight” | Georg 
  • “I Don’t Know His Name” | Amalia and Ilona
  • “Perspective” | Sipos
  • “Goodbye, Georg” | Customers and Clerks
  • “Will He Like Me?” | Amalia 
  • “Ilona” | Kodaly
  • “I Resolve” | Ilona
  • “A Romantic Atmosphere” | Head Waiter
  • “Mr. Nowak, Will You Please…” | Amalia, Head Waiter 
  • “Dear Friend” | Amalia

Act II

  • “Entr’acte” | Orchestra
  • “Try Me” | Arpad
  • “Where’s My Shoe?” | Amalia and Georg
  • “Vanilla Ice Cream” | Amalia
  • “She Loves Me” | Georg
  • “A Trip To The Library” | Ilona
  • “Grand Knowing You” | Kodaly
  • “Twelve Days to Christmas” | Carolers, Clerks, and Customers
  • “Finale” | Georg and Amalia


Ian Axness, music director 


  • Ian Axness, piano
  • Kale Welte, clarinet/bass clarinet 
  • Maria Serrano, violin 
  • Jett Stevens, percussion 

Production Staff

  • Technical Director | McKenna Brennan
  • Assistant Stage Managers | Roza Gavriilidis, Anika Shirvaikar
  • Assistant Production Manager | Emma King
  • Assistant Scenic Designer | Liz Mitan
  • Assistant Costume Designer | Nato Hermann
  • Assistant Lighting Designer | Andrew Gange
  • Wardrobe Supervisor | Savannah Brooks
  • Drapers | Meredith Buckley, Miranda Cotman
  • Costume Run Crew Leader | Cassie Smith
  • Crafts | Corey Cochran, Natalie Zimmerman
  • Production Electrician | Eli Suarez
  • Assistant Production Electrician | Ashton Karp
  • Board Operator | Ashton Karp
  • Programmer | Eli Suarez
  • Followspot Operators | Izzy Dillon, Laura Hanks
  • Lead Carpenter | Gabby Ullman
  • Set Construction Crew | Matti Andrews, Abigail Barrientes, Jeffrey Bell, Will Blank, El Bowers, Danny Callahan, Anna Camerer, Nick Feldmann, Raeya Garcia, Gabe Gardner, Alanna Gorrigan, Laura Hanks, Willow Heichel, Mary Hopkins, Lily Landoch, Rachel Luneke, Kaitin Nicole Mier, Maddi Myer, Kait Naylor, Arcadia Paff, Orion Petzel, Charlie Raschke, Evan Reinhart, Paloma Robles, Julia Schillaci, Kassidy Schley, Jordan Shaw, Emma Shreve, Morgan Terry, Bethany Untener, Reagan Warvel
  • Scenic Charge Artist | Liz Mitan, Staff
  • Scene Shop Assistants | Mckenna Brennan, Maya Eberhardt, Gabby Ullman, Thomas Iodice, Grace Mayo, Logan Vanderpool, Lukas Hummeldorf, Nick Hunley, Benji Lookatch, Izzy Dillon
  • Assistant Sound Designer | Kayla Chen
  • Production Sound Engineer | Mia Teboe
  • Assistant Production Sound Engineers | Alec Group and Bryan Pivaral
  • Sound Board Operator | Bri Kelly
  • Sound Load in/Out | Corbin Hopkins, Kayla Chen, Mia Teboe, Alec Group, Bri Kelly, Bryan Pivaral, Alex Hsiung, Macay Smith, Aaron Harris Woodstein, Katilin Barnett, and Patrick Kiernan


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