The Sauk

Board of Directors


President - David Trippett

Vice President - Steve Cobb

Secretary - Mike Smith

Treasurer - Angie Smith

Tim Ambrose

Bruce Crews

Rickie Freeman

Kristi Gautsche

Kristin Hood

Deb Lemke

Jan Mackie

Mark Pedrick

Bud Vear


Executive Director: Trinity Bird


The Sauk Board of Directors meets the fourth Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise posted) at 7 p.m. in the Women's Dressing Room at the Sauk Theatre, 240 E. Chicago St. in Jonesville. 


Their next meeting will be Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in the Women's Dressing Room. 




Clint Johnson Award


Each year, The Sauk awards one long-time volunteer with the Clint Johnson Award in recognition of outstanding contribution to the organization. Those awarded are:


2018 - To Be Announced

2017 - Joan Van Arsdalen

2016 - Kathi Boyle

2015 - Deb Smith

2014 - Peggy Youngs

2013 - Rickie Freeman

2012 - Michele Harmon

2011 - Trinity Bird

2010 - Jan Mackie

2004 - Mary Jean Dulmage

2003 - Luanne Bremer

2002 - Ron Boyle

2001 - Helen Gallup

2000 - Harland Wood

1999 - Walt Schray

1998 - Patrice Hudson

1997 - Beth Rials

1996 - Dave Rickard

1995 - Kristi Gautsche

1994 - Monty Powers

1993 - William Rials

1992 - Robert Webber

1991 - Scott Baker

1990 - Robert D. Fox 

1989 - David Holcomb

1988 - H. Paul Carter

1987 - Fran Tipton

1986 - Russ Holcomb

1985 - Gloria Vear

1984 - David Griffiths

1983 - Dr. Charles "Bud" Vear

1982 - Doug Spike

The Sauk's Mission

The Sauk's mission is to enrich our community through shared theatrical experiences that inspire, nurture, challenge and educate artists and audiences.

THE

2017

Our 2018 Season:

Mainstage

   Escanaba in Da Moonlight - February

   Annie - June

   Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - August

   Anatomy of a Murder - October

   Cheaper By The Dozen - December

Second Stage

   Marvin's Room - April

   Sauk Shorts - May

   The Flower Girls - September

Special Events

   A Night of Improv Comedy with GoProv - May

   Plays-In-Development - June

   Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company: As You Like It - November


Our Current Season:

Mainstage

   The Beverly Hillbillies

   Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

   The Full Monty

   The Sunshine Boys

   It's A Wonderful Life

Second Stage

   Doubt, A Parable

   Sauk Shorts

​   Does This Show Make My Butt Look Fat?

Special Events

   A Night of Improv Comedy with GoProv

   Plays-In-Development: On Art, Trees, The Flower Girls & Twelve Wild Swans

   Pigeon Creek Shakespare Company: King Lear



Our Previous Seasons 

(If underlined, click the year for photos and more information.)


2016

Mainstage

   M*A*S*H (at Phillips Auditorium)

   Tarzan (at Markel Auditorium)

   Big Fish

   Holes

   The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Second Stage

   All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten (at Phillips Auditorium)

   A Festival of One-Acts (at Phillips Auditorium)

   The Guys

Special Events

   GoProv (at Phillips Auditorium)

   Plays-in-Development: Ember & Zombie Apocalypse: A Love Story

   The Sauk Gala: An Evening with Bud Vear 


2015

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

A Festival of One-Acts

GoProv

Titanic - The Musical

Plays-In-Development: Ephemera & The Inheritance

The Addams Family

The Mousetrap

The Homecoming


2014

Lost in Yonkers

A Festival of One-Acts

GoProv

Les Miserables

Godspell

The War of the Worlds

A Charlie Brown Christmas


2013

Shrek - The Musical (regional premiere)

The Apple Tree

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Miracle on 34th Street


2012

Sweet Charity

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Proof

Fiddler on the Roof

It's A Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play


2011 - 50th Anniversary Season

The King & I

The Drowsy Chaperone (regional premiere)

Twelve Angry Jurors

Frankenstein

​Scrooge - The Musical


2010

Two By Two (co-produced with Branch County Community Theatre)

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Bye Bye Birdie

Dracula

Narnia the Musical

The Lion in Winter (co-produced with Homer Community Theatre)


2009

Plays in May

The Fantasticks

The Sound of Music

Dial "M" for Murder


2008

Disney's High School Musical

Oliver!

Escanaba in Da Moonlight

On Golden Pond


2007

You Can't Take It With You

Barefoot in the Park

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown (revised)


2006

Belles

West Side Story

A Little Princess


2005

Steel Magnolias

The Odd Couple

South Pacific

Cinderella


2004

Greater Tuna

Plays in May 

Pippin

Our Town

The Music Man


2003

Talent Showcase

Plays in May

Footloose

Alice in Wonderland

Fall Funnies


2002

The Diary of Anne Frank

Plays in May 3.0

The Boyfriend

Damn Yankees


2001

The Miracle Worker

More Plays in May

I Do! I Do!

Grease

Fall Follies


2000

Seven Plays in May

Oklahoma!

Web of Murder

Beats Settin' Home


1999

Jake's Women

The Sound of Music

Little Shop of Horrors

Beats Settin' Home (special concert)


1998

Noises Off

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Beats Settin' Home (special concert)


1997

A Thousand Clowns

Nunsense II

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Harvey

The Homecoming


1996

Arsenic and Old Lace

Babes in Arms

Nunsense

A Christmas Carol


1995

Patchwork/How to Eat Like a Child

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

The Music Man

Wait Until Dark

Christmas Crisis at Mistletoe Mesa


1994

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Foriegner

Oliver!

Crimes of the Heart

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever


1993

Cheaper By the Dozen

Finian's Rainbow

Faith County

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever


1992

Annie

Jeemie (original musical)

Brigadoon (co-produced with Coldwater Community Theatre)

A Christmas Carol


1991

My Son is Crazy - But Promising

The Lottery (original play)

Camelot

Same Time, Next Year

The Ransom of Red Chief


1990

Hello Dolly

Steel Magnolias

How to Eat Like a Child

1776 (co-produced with Coldwater Community Theatre)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


1989

The City Manager (original musical)

The Curious Savage

Carousel


1988

Annie Get Your Gun

Arsenic and Old Lace

Leader of the Pack

The Odd Couple (female version)

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever


1987

Godspell

On Golden Pond

Where's Charley?

Some Enchanted Evening

Babes in Toyland


1986

Grease

Anything Goes

The Last of the Red Hot Lovers

​Scrooge's Christmas







This is still a work in progress.

Come back soon for information on all 66 seasons!