Major Swelling’s Salvation Salve Medicine Show

by Andrew Vaught
November 11-15, 2009
and December 3-12, 2009
The Allways Theater

A collaborative effort combining talent from Cripple Creek and Goat in the Road Productions, Major Swelling was presented first at the New Orleans Fringe Festival and then enjoyed a thoroughly sold-out second run a month later. It was said to cure “Apathy, Corruption, Greed, Dysentery, Sore Throat, Poverty, Hunger, Consumption, Anger, Cynicism, Nervousness, Vague Paranoia and Death by Rejuvenating the Blood. ”

The Press

NewOrleans.com: “Get some healin’ for what ails ya!
Times-Pic: “An exuberant, audacious mini-musical…

The Cast

Andrew Vaught (Major Archibald Swelling)
Ross Britz (Monroe)
Emilie Whelan (Franklin)
Ian Hoch (Bobby Jindal)
Michael Gottwald (Huey P Long)
Rachel Carrico (Fran)
Nicholas Clark (Bernard)
Shannon Flaherty (Earline)
Francesca McKenzie (Lucinda)
Krista Schafer Ewbank (Jiminy)

The Staff

Christopher Kamenstein (Director)
William Bowling (Musical Director, Composer)
Rachel Carrico (Choreography)
Jaqueline “Chex” Sindelar (Stage Manager)
Ezra Greenbride (Scenic Design)
Sophie and Scott Kosofsky (Scenic Artists)
Megan Staab and Jessica Daigle (Costume Design)
Zalia Beville (Lighting Design)
Alden Eagle (Production Manager)
Kevin McCaffery (Director of Video)