Eden Prairie Players

Live Theater in Eden Prairie

Summer Musical - Carnival!

Carnival!, book by Michael Stewart and music and lyrics by Bob Merrill, directed by Stephen Houtz.

A wide-eyed orphan comes to the Grand Imperial Cirque de Paris! Enjoy the puppeteer, magician, jugglers and circus performers. Featuring the songs “Love Makes the World Go Round”, "Direct from Vienna," and "A Sword and a Rose and a Cape." 

Friday through Sunday June 14–16
Thursday through Sunday June 20–23
7 p.m.

Staring Lake Amphitheatre

14800 Pioneer Trail 

Free. Donations accepted and encouraged with thanks. Bring lawn chairs and arrive early for the best seating! Additional parking available at Flying Cloud Fields.

Produced under arrangement with Tams-Witmark, New York. 



LiliChristy Nix
Paul BerthaletMark Bauer
BF SchlegelWarren Sampson
JacquotChuck Peterson
Marco the MagnificentBen Wagner
The Incomparable RosalieMaribeth Schulke
Grobert Reed Schulke
Princess OlgaMikalyna Sell
Gladys ZuwickiKris Augdahl
Gloria ZuwickiSarah Weyers
Dr. GlassGreg Olson
Greta SchlegelAshley Steffen
RoustaboutsChris Maresca
Michael Martin
Steve Fusselman
David Durkee
Bird GirlsAJ Kraemer
Annabelle Ludwig
Elle Keseley
Maddie Tonjes
Rhianna Picht
Riley McGlasson
ChorusAnna Gwaltney
Cassidy Lee
Emilie Villaume
Gina Light
James Gayther
Joann Barber
Joanna Prokes
Kathy O'Brien
Kristen Ziegler
Lauryn Bolz
Linda Hayen
Sally Pearson
Circus ActsCeleste Frakes
Jilly Pearson
Annie Kraemer
Katy Kraemer
Kevin Kraemer

Production Staff

Artistic/Vocal Director: Stephen Houtz
Producer/Costumer: Liz Michaelson
Choreographer: Brianna Belland
Stage Manager: April Lawson
Sound Techs: Paul Hartzell, Matthew Kraft
Set Designer/Tech Director: Beth Janetski
Props Coordinator: Cornell Ellison
Orchestra Director: Tom Maeck