[singlepic=5,240,180,,left]As the new Artistic Director at the showboat, Patrick has directed and designed that classic tale of Ralphie’s quest to obtain an official legendary Red Ryder….BB Gun. The cast consisted of mostly local actors from the Clinton, IA area. The show’s set consisted of a dual level house and an outside area for the famous chase scenes. Also a custom slide highlights the visit to santa. The children in the show reached new levels of acting and were able to create characters that had some of the movie’s flair along with making unique choices for this production. The play overall was a success for the showboat and they anticipate more holiday shows in the future and a successful summer season.
[singlepic=4,240,160,,left]The inaugural Fox Country Players musical in the new Plano Fine Arts center was directed by Patrick. Beauty and the Beast which had a cast of 40 and a technical crew of 15 was a great success in Kendall County with elated audiences packing the theatre. Longtime FCP audience members touted this production as the best show in FCP’s 30 year history. The show was a family affair with Patrick’s wife, Anna working as the stage manager. Patrick is slated Roblox Robux Generator Pro to perform as George in Fox Country Players next production, Of Mice and Men.