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Liberty is a musical celebration of freedom, presented by Habersham Community Theater at The Grand Theatre in Cornelia, Georgia, to celebrate the Cornelia Centennial and the 200th anniversary of the United States Constitution.

This musical celebration of freedom reminds us of the liberty we have as Americans and encourages us to continue the legacy of freedom.


Songs: Liberty (Opener), The Star-Spangled Banner, Interlude I, Patriot's Song (Medley), Interlude II, America the Beautiful, Fifty States in Rhyme, America, the Greatest and Best (Medley), Interlude III, Liberty (Reprise), Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Salute to the Armed Forces (Medley), Pledge of Allegiance, My Country, 'Tis of Thee, Liberty (Finale).


July 4, 1987 at 2:00 pm

July 5, 1987 at 2:00 pm

July 5, 1987 at 5:00 pm

CAST (In Alphabetical Order)

Jennifer Barnes

Kim Bramlett

Paula Bramlett

Tolbert Bramlett

Dana Burton

Grace Cassele

Kathy R. Conley

Tracy Davidson

Angelina Diaz

Jacque Franklin

Tamara Lee Garrett

Katherine Gowen

Cory Grundy

Tina Gunn

Kristy Hicks

Barbara Holcomb

Susan Jones

Atha S. Ledford

Misty Loggins

Heather Meeks

Lisa Morris

Barbara W. Nash

Jon Michael Nash

Cory Palmer

Gail Perry

Jo Phagan

John H. Richmond

Janet Roberts

James Glenn Robertson

Becky Sanders

Amanda Shedd

Larry Shedd

Rebecca Shedd

Donna Shirley

J. Michael Shirley

Marisa Shirley

Rachelle Shirley

Christopher Shook

Kathy Shook

Mary Shook

Sarah Elizabeth Smith

Guynethel Snyder

Jennifer Strait

Richard W. Strait

Becky Tench

Brian Terrell

Donna Trotter

Greg Turner

Alison Umbehant

Kristy Underwood

Debbie Vermilya

Douglas R. Vermilya

Lora Whitfield

Roger Willis


Director: Kay Caputi

Music Director: J. Michael Shirley

Assistant to the Directors: Donna Shirley

Stage Manager: Fran Varner

Assistant Stage Manager: Gala Patterson

Choreographer: Donna Trotter

Lighting Design: Steve Varner

Lighting Assistants: Helen Poston, Carol Harbert

Sound Design: Chris Whitworth

Sound Assistants: Barry Thomas, J. Michael Shirley

Costume Design: Kay Caputi

Seamstresses: Edna Dailey, Katherine Brookshire, Dolly Garrett, Minnie Mamas

Costume Assistants: Donna Shirley, Donna Trotter

Makeup Design: Donna Trotter

Program & Poster Content: Kay Caputi

Artist: Bill Stratton

Layout: Sue Bottoms

Set Design: Kay Caputi

Master Carpenter: Steve Varner

Construction Crew: Helen Poston, Jim Robertson, Richard Strait, Greg Turner, Fran Varner, Freida Whitworth

Script Additions:

Historian: Mrs. T. B. Little

"On The Tracks": Tamara Garrett, Kay Caputi

Opening Scene, "Faces", & Editing: Kay Caputi 


The Cornelia Centennial Committee

Standard Telephone Company

Community Bank & Trust

Habersham Bank


First National Bank of Habersham

Cornelia Bank and Alignment

Woods Furniture Co., Inc.

Arnold Drug Company

Brenda's Home Fashions, Inc.

Arnold Electric Service

Brec's Appliance Land & Home Entertainment Center

Brookside Nursery & Landscaping
Brown Chevy-Olds, Inc.

Canaan Developers

Carter's Grocery

Chattahoochee Locomotive Company

City Plumbing & Electric Supply

Country Cobbler Shoe Repair & Tobacco Shop

Creative Fashions

Currahee Printing Company


Georgia Copiers & Business Products

Holcomb's Office Supply

Jack & Jill Daycare & Learning Center

Kevin's Fix It

Lock Stock & Barrel


McIntyre Carpets

Northeast Georgia Carpet & Decor

Otter Construction, Inc.

Parts Country

Perry Gas Company, Inc.

Robert's Jewelers

Rudeseal & Associates

The Book Cellar

The Flower Patch

The Hollow Log Custom Framing

The Threads Shed Men's Store


Webb's Garage & Wrecker Service

Whitfield Funeral Home

Womack Motor Co.

Lonnie Burns, Habersham County School Superintendent

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. Griggs, Attorney at Law

Ken Holcomb, Probate Judge

Richard, Elaine, and Adam Martin

W.R. Morrison – Mt. Vernon Mills Riegel Division

Ernest W. Nations, Jr – Clerk of Courts, Habersham County

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