Crescent Hill Baptist Church

A Sampling of the Musical, Dramatic and Visual Art Productions

1948

"Christmas Carol"


1959

Old Fashioned Worship Service. . .
.............. "Songs of faith and testimony played with Christian restraint by talented members of the fellowship both young and old.. . .Sister Forrest Heeren at the melodeon"

Blue Overalls Angel (Ann Coulter Martans; directed by Darleen Ogden)


1961

The Black Sheep. . .(Hoyt Edge, David Graves, Jane Thurman)
Roger Williams and Mary . . . (Hoyt Edge, Cassandra Colvin, Richard Cook)


1962

The Challenge of the Cross. . . (directed by Harold Martin)
(cast: Jane Thurman, Gita Richardson, Carol Claxon, Jenny Graves, John Whirley, Shan Burks, David Graves, Sara Callaway, Esther Littleton, Jim Pool, Martin Laessig, Bonnie Walters. lighting: Alan Culpepper)


1972

Gloria. . . Antonio Vivaldi
A Youth Drama. . . directed by John Musgrave


1975

100% Chance of Rain
It's Cool in the Furnace
Jonah's Tale of a Whale
Godspell


1978

Amahl and The Night Visitors


1979
Celebrate Life - Ragan Courtney, Buryl Red
(aprox date, performed again in 1990)


1980

Rainbow Promise, a musical story for puppets and people (Seabough, Kirkland)
Chapel Choir Concert at St. Meinrad Archabbey
Magnificat. . . .Antonio Vivaldi
Godspell


1981

Windows on the Passion, a musical
A New Covenant by John Fischer (youth choirs of CHBC & St. Marks)


1982

Lightshine
Bright New Wings (Cynthia Clawson, Ragan Courtney, Buryl Red)


1983

Noye's Flood. . . a musical drama directed by Nancy Niles Sexton
The Conversion of Saint Paul . . . Felix Mendelssohn


1984


1985

Harpsichord Dedication Recital, the Performing Arts Series
Godspell
Together We Stand (Youth Rally for Long Run Bapt. Assoc.)
The Holy Rollers


1986

Saints Alive (musical for Senior Adults by Woolley & Kirkland)
Angels (Cynthia Clawson, Ragan Courtney, Buryl Red)
Requiem. . . W. A. Mozart
Evening with Ken Medema
O Coral Sin fonico (Recife Baptist Seminary Choir performance)
Love, You Spoke a Word . . . Ken Medema & drama by Craig McNair Wilson


1987

It's Friday. . . written and directed by John Styron
Life's Treasures . . . Singing Seniors with Vicki Ragsdale & Louie Bailey
Jubilate: a Worship Celebration
The Hymnsinger at Christmas. . . Cynthia Clawson
A Christmas Gift.. . . Golden Bellringers and Singing Seniors
Ye Olde English Madrigal Dinner


1988

The Word Became Flesh to Dance Among Us
..............Crescent Hill Interpretive Movement Ensemble (C.H.I.M.E.)
A Festival of Hymns and Organs. . . Reformation Day Concert
Christmas Oratorio (1734). . . .J. S. Bach
Amahl and The Night Visitors


1989

Friends Forever (Nan Gurley, Jim Weber, Billy Sprague; arr Steven V. Taylor)
Visual Art Shows at Lent and Advent. . .coordinated by Dwight Cobb
The Message of Freedom
Gloria. . . Antonio Vivaldi
Amahl and The Night Visitors. . . Gian Carlo Maiotti


1990

Celebrate Life (Ragan Courtney, Buryl Red)
Cotton Patch Gospel (book: Tom Key, Russell Treyz; music: Harry Chapin)
David and The Giants
Love Makes the World Go Round. .Singing Seniors with Elaine Parker & Louie Bailey
Visual Art Show during the Advent Season


1991

Requiem (K 626)(1791). . .W. A. Mozart
Celebrate the Vision....a musical by Allen Pote, lyrics: Carol McCann
Mostly Mozart Festival
Moravian Christmas Love Feast
Coffee House Worship & Original Music


1992

Jubilate Deo. . . Youth Spring Concert
Fall Festival of Music
Paul & Co. . . (Mary Nelson Kisthahan, John Horman)
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail (Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee)


1993

Sunny Side Up. . . a musical by the Singing Seniors


1994

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Friends Forever
Let's Be Merry and Joyful


1995

Ye Olde Christmas Madrigal Feaste - Ye Olde Christemas Storye
Godspell
Joshua and the Wallbreakers
The Hebrew Superbowl: Samson and Delilah
Lord of the Dance


1996

Christmas in Story and Song
Narnia (based on C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe)


1997

Christmas with Harp and Voices: A Medieval/Renaissance Christmas
Celebrate Life
He Never Failed Me Yet with selections from Jesus Christ Superstar


1998

Lord, Make Me and Instrument
"Art and Soul". . . a celebration of arts in the communities of faith
.............co-sponsored by CHBC & Speed Art Museum


1999

The Seven Last Words of Christ by Theodore Dubois
God On Broadway: Selections from
......Fiddler On The Roof, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,
......Hunchback of Notre Dame, Requiem by Andrew Lloyd Webber,
......The Prince of Egypt, Sister Act II: Back in the Habit,
......Godspell


2001

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat



2002



2003



2004
A Season to Celebrate



2005 July-Aug: First "Expressions" art exhibit (Heritage Hall) to honor Jenny's and Sam's memory



2006


2007


2008 Centennial Celebrations including banquet in May



2009


2010


2011 "Non-Idol Tallent Share" in fall



2012


2013


2014


2015 July-Aug: 10th Annual Expressions Art-Poetry Exhibit: John Arnett,Jack Boots, Rachel Bunger, Logan Flecke, Morgan Flecke, Ruth Ford, David Kreider, Richard Lyons, Isabelle Lytle, Martha Lytle, Peggy Perkins, Diane Robl, Eugenia Robertson, Tom Scott, Diane Taylor, Dale Tucker, Gail Tucker, Eh Kaw Paw


CRESCENT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
2800 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky 40206
(502) 896-4425


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