Nordlof Center/New American Theater, 118 N. Main St. – history of building

Source:  Rockford Public Library Adminstration; Sanborn fire Insurance Maps

Richard Raether – September 1995

Source: Rockford Magazine, September 1995, page 33

Rockford Magazine – January 1995

Source: Rockford Magazine, January 1995.   Cover, shown above, Pete McMurray and Linda Lampert, WXRX-FM

People to Watch 1995 include: Mayor Charles Box, alderwoman Carol Jambor-Smith, Jayne Byrne, Jesse Dabson, Pecatonica village President Ed Smith. Ron Wait, Barb Giolitto, John B. ANderson, Congressman Don Manzullo, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Dr. John LaTourette, Lynn Martin, George Bush, Paul Simon, Ann Hughes, Marty Flagg, Rory Peterson, Percy Gordon, Doug Scott, E.J. “Zeke” Giorgi, Eugene Eubanks, Dr. Ed Sharp, Geri Nikolai, Stephen J. Wesley, Harvard mayor Bill LaFew, Register Star managing editor C.W. Johnson, Jim Herman, Mike Townsend, Linda Grist Cunningham, Frank Schier, Gary Wilmer, Mary Collins, Larry Manne, Jack White, Jimmy Johnson, J. R. Sullivan, William Gregg, Richard Raether, Stella Maggio-Dobbins, Tom Maloney, Frank Fiorello, John Gile, Brian Reck, Mark Gillette, Mike Holmes, Conrad “Connie” Kowall, more. Some pictures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Community directors: Mixed Cast all Wrong” – “Fences’

Source:  Rockford Register Star March 5, 2006

 

Artists Ensemble Theater

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Alfred Hitchcock’s “39 Steps” Artists Ensemble Theater, Cheek Theater, Rockford College, Directed by Richard Raether

Richard Hannay, Aaron Christensen, Erin Koroll, David A. Gingerich, Michael Herold.

http://www.artistsensemble.org

Source: Rock River Times  June 12-18, 2013 Vol. 20, No. 34

 

 

Artists’ Ensemble Theater – Gifts of the Magi

Artists' Ensemble Theater

Artist’ Ensemble Theater, performing in the Cheek Theater, Rockford University

The Gifts of the Magi,  Mark St. Germain and Randy Courts, Lyrics and Music

Directed by Richard Raether. 6 – 22, 2013

Source: Rockford Register Star December 6, 2013