Here Be Dragons

music & lyrics by John McGrew

additional music and lyrics by Jeff Kerestes & Graham Fisk

book by Steve Borowska


Presented by the Yale Dramatic Association

The University Theatre

May 20-22, 2016

A new musical featuring the music of Apollo Run, Here Be Dragons took place in the Yale University Theatre, a space shared with the Yale Repertory Theatre and the Yale School of Drama. The production included a cast of eighteen, an onstage band of five, projections on the walls and several television screens around the set, and an extended fight sequence.



Rhiannon - Sarah Chapin

Ruby - Ginna Doyle

Michael - Aaron McAleavey

Pearl - Tiffany Fomby

Murphy - Jill Carrera

Ramey - Crystal Liu

The Priestess - Michaela Murphy

Joseph - Simon Schaitkin

The Sergeant - Nina Goodheart

The General - Thomas Stilwell

The Queen - Gillian Bolt

The Waitress - Lexi Butler

Ensemble - Lilla Brody

Ensemble - Erin Hebert

Ensemble - Henry Townley

Ensemble - Delilah Napier

Ensemble - Jae Shin

Ensemble - Holly Taylor




director - Zachary Elkind

producer - Sydney Garick

production stage manager - Elizabeth Emanuel

musical director - Miles Walter

choreographers - Kaylyn Williams & Eliza Dach

scenic designer - Susannah Hyde

lighting designer - Eliza Robertson

projection designer - Ryan Seffinger

costume designer - Adam Lohman

sound designer - Daniel Bria

properties master - Maya Levine-Ritterman







photos by Andrew Schmidt