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THE CAKE By Bekah Brunstetter

“The Cake” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com


The last year has brought more change than any of us could have predicted. Amid the huge impact of the pandemic there were also protests on street corners and marches all over the country. People were standing up for their beliefs, as is our right as Americans. Some of these movements resulted in tangible change and every one of them was started by a single person; One person saw something they didn’t agree with and decided to do something about it. This season we’ve curated four stories that unpack what it means to adapt to the changing world and also what to do when adapting isn’t the answer. When is it time to change the world rather than just yourself? Each of the productions we selected for this season features characters who witness injustice and decide to start their own tiny revolution of one. That small act of bravery in just one person ripples out to others who join the fight. As Alice Walker said, “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” I am so grateful to present Season 6 at The Studio: Tiny Revolutions, Big Changes. —Whitney Morse, Artistic Director

ABOUT THE STUDIO THEATRE™: Tierra del Sol was formerly a Country Club with performances as a backdrop to the outstanding food and impeccable golf course views. It has since transitioned, bringing the performances to the forefront by evolving into a new Black Box Theatre. The Studio Theatre™ is now a flexible theatre with 120 seats and options for Thrust, Round, or Proscenium style seating. The Studio Theatre at Tierra del Sol's season runs from late September through April each year with four productions running approximately 130 total performances. The Studio Theatre is an extension of The Sharon® L. Morse Performing Arts Center, located in The Spanish Springs Town Square®, in The Villages® community. The Sharon is primarily a touring house hosting a variety of artistic disciplines ranging from concerts and comedians to dance, musicals, and operas. The Sharon seats just over 1,000 guests in a multi-level theater offering state of the art audio, visual, and theatrical rigging systems to create an entertainment experience second to none. The Studio Theatre is led by Producer Jason Goedken and Artistic Director Whitney Morse. Resident Director, Nathaniel Niemi; Resident Musical Director, Gary Powell; Scenic Designer, Kenneth Constant; Lighting Director, David Krupla; Assistant Lighting Director, Lindsey Young; Sound Designer, Nick Erickson; Production Manager, Danielle Paccione; Technical Director, Clayton Becker; Company Manager, Ryan Loeckel; Literary Manager, Rachel Whittington; Assistant Production Manager, Leslie Munson; Production Stage Manager, Grace Zottig; Stage Manager, Madison Youngblood and Assistant Stage Manager, Stephanie Horn. #TheStudioTheatreTDS #TheCake

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THE CAKE By Bekah Brunstetter

Originally produced in New York City by the Manhattan Theatre Club, Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director, Barry Grove, Executive Producer on February 12, 2019 THE CAKE was originally produced by The Echo Theater Company, Los Angeles, California Chris Fields, Artistic Director Jesse Cannady, Producing Director THE CAKE received a developmental reading at The Alley Theatre Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director / Dean R. Gladden, Managing Director THE CAKE was developed at The Ojai Playwrights Conference Robert Egan, Artistic Director/Producer “The Cake” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com Original music and sound by Alexander Sovronsky.

Producer Jason Goedken

Artistic Director Whitney Morse

Director Nathaniel Niemi

Fight/Intimacy Director Dan Granke

Scenic Designer Kenneth Constant

Costume Designer Katherine Henwood

Lighting Designer David Krupla

Props Designer Joshua E. Gallagher

Original Music/ Sound Designer Alexander Sovronsky

Production Manager Danielle Paccione

Technical Director Clayton Becker

Company Manager Ryan Loeckel

Literary Manager Rachel Whittington

Stage Manager Grace Zottig

Assistant Production Manager Leslie Munson

Assistant Stage Manager Stephanie Horn

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THE CAKE Is it ok to stray from the recipe? Jen and Macy are getting married! Macy comes from a Black progressive liberal New England family, while Jen’s upbringing is from the white conservative south. When Jen returns home to get married locally she wants to hire her mother’s charming best friend and Big American Bake-Off competitor, Della, to make her wedding cake. As a Christian woman, Della makes cakes, not judgment calls – those she leaves to God and her blue-collar husband, Tim. For the first time in her life Della has to think for herself. Her indecision about making a wedding cake for two women leaves Della and Jen at a crossroads covered and smothered in a mess of icing. This funny heartfelt play written by Bekah Brunstetter shows us how we all change when those we love bring us new perspectives.

THE STUDIO THEATRE TIERRA DEL SOL acknowledges that we gather on the traditional land of the Seminole and Timucua People. We honor the rich cultural history of the Peoples who lived on this land prior to European colonization. This acknowledgment does not replace authentic relationships with indigenous communities, but serves as a first step in honoring the living legacy of the People and the land.

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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES:

URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL Music & lyrics by Mark Hollmann Book & lyrics by Greg Kotis

URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL Music & Lyrics by Mark Hollmann Book & Lyrics by Greg Kotis Previews: JAN 25-27 Opening: JAN 28 | Closing: FEB 26 $20 Preview Performance $40 Performances It’s a privilege to pee.

URINETOWN was produced on Broadway in September, 2001 by the Araca Group and Dodger Theatricals in association with TheaterDreams, Inc., and Lauren Mitchell

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Winner of three Tony Awards, Urinetown is a hilarious musical satire of capitalism, populism, corporate mismanagement, and musical theatre itself. In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. So when nature calls the citizens must pay to use the amenities. These public potties are regulated by Urine Good Company, a malevolent megacorporation that profits off of humanity’s most basic needs. A hero emerges from the oppressed masses and decides that he’s had enough. Our hero plans a revolution, restores Hope, and leads them all to freedom! Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Urinetown is an irreverently humorous satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny. Praised for reinvigorating the very notion of what a musical could be, Urinetown’s wickedly modern wit sustains its ability to produce gales of unbridled laughter.

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No. 6 By T.J. Young

No. 6 By T.J. Young Previews: MAR 29-31 Opening: APR 1 | Closing: APR 30 $15 Preview Performance $35 Performances Can we weather the unknown together?

“No. 6” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. www.concordtheatricals.com

In 2001, the death of an unarmed Black man by the police has put the city of Cincinnati on edge. This incident has incited a five-day riot setting the citizens against the police force. During these violent protests, twins Felicia and Felix hunker down with their mother in their apartment. In lockdown, Felicia fine-tunes her natural history thesis while Felix, protective of his mother and sister, takes care of the family’s needs. Returning from a risky grocery run, Felix brings home more than just dinner; he drags an unconscious white man into his family’s apartment. The family attempts to find out who this man is and why Felix brought him home, while the riots grow and move closer. As we learn more about the strange man, this play asks us to confront the changes we all must make in order to avoid Felicia’s hypothesis of extinction event No. 6. “The question’s not if we will weather this unknown, but how we will weather the unknown together.” -Amanda Gorman

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DANIELLE BOULOY (Della) is overjoyed to work with the team at The Studio Theatre again. She was last seen in their production of Ada and the Engine! She is a seasoned performer with experience as an actress, dancer and improv comedienne. Recent stage appearances: Men on Boats (Mad Cow Theatre), A Slow Ride (Timucua Arts Foundation) and Just Like Us Staged Reading (Orlando Rep). Favorite roles include: Meg in Crimes of the Heart, Ida in See How They Run, and Beverly in The Hug. Danielle is trained in Meisner and Chekhov Acting Technique from Truthful Acting Studios and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre performance from Florida State University. She is so thankful for the undying support of her family. www.daniellebouloy.com LORENA COHEA (Macy) is excited to make her debut at The Studio Theatre. Originally from Memphis, TN, Lorena has traveled around the world observing art and performing whenever and wherever she can. Some of her credits include The Three Musketeers (Kitty/Fight Captain) and Macbeth (Lady Macduff) at Orlando Shakespeare Theater; Unto These Hills (Cofaltechequi) at Mountainside Theatre; Everybody Black (Aunt Jemima) as an independent show study. She graduated from The University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance, a Minor in Dance, and a Certificate in Apparel Construction and Design. Lorena has a passion for movementbased theatre, dance, and yoga; and is certified in four weapons with the Society of American Fight Directors. TREVIN COOPER (Tim) Previous credits with The Studio include: The Game, Candida, Eat Your Heart Out, Tartuffe, Qualia, A Woman of No Importance, Pygmalion and Frankie and Johnny in the Clair De Lune. Trevin holds an M.F.A. from The University of Central Florida, an M.A. from The University of Oklahoma, and a B.A. from Rollins College.

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ASHLEIGH ANN GARDNER (Jen) is an Orlando-based actor, playwright, composer, sound designer, photographer, and scenic artist. In October 2019, her play Qualia was presented at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and was the recipient of a $5,000 playwriting grant from New Generation Theatrical. Selected credits: Ada Byron Lovelace (Ada and the Engine), Lydia (Spike Heels), Nora (A Doll’s House), Alais (The Lion in Winter), Rosalind (As You Like It), and Penelope (The Penelopiad); she was also the music director and chorus leader for Jeremy Seghers's experimental outdoor theatre production of The Bacchae in September of 2020 in Orlando. www.ashleighagardner.com JASON GOEDKEN (Understudy Tim, Producer) has been the operations manager at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center since its opening in 2015. Prior to his time in Florida, he spent the previous 11 years working in various theatres in NYC and Chicago. Jason helped found both The Sharon and The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol and manages the staff from both venues. Although his work is mostly behind-the-scenes, he made a memorable acting debut in The Studio Theatre's Second Season as Harry in Company. JADA GRIFFIN (Understudy Macy) is ecstatic to be making her official debut at The Studio Theatre! Jada is a Georgia native, Florida bred actress having cultivated her craft since childhood. Some of her credits include Mamma Mia (Ali) at Francis Wilson Playhouse; The Wolves (#25/Captain), Dead Man’s Cell Phone (Mrs. Gottlieb), Orlando (Virginia Woolf ), and professional voiceover work on a national commercial, #OneUSF, for the University of South Florida. She graduated from University of South Florida, with her Bachelor’s in Theatre Performance and continued her study in a musical theatre summer intensive under various accredited instructors of Musiktheater Bavaria, originally based in Germany. Jada thanks her family for their support, and her Person for his endless light, and unconditional love.

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ALYSON JOHNSON (Understudy Della) has performed for nearly 20 years in Central Florida regional and community theatres. Some favorites include 9 to 5, Neighbors: A Fair Trade Agreement, A Doll’s House, and Stop Kiss (The Studio Theatre); Bonnie and Clyde (Garden Theatre); Young Frankenstein, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Into the Woods, Man of La Mancha (Moonlight Players); Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Noises Off (Bay Street). University of Central Florida graduate (twice!). She is thrilled to be returning to The Studio for a sixth season, and thanks her family for their love and support, and to all of you for keeping the arts alive! HENSON MILAM (Understudy Jen) is making her debut at The Studio Theatre! Henson is a Walt Disney World Entertainment cast member at the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser. Theater: Medium Alison in Fun Home (Citrus Music) and Wednesday in The Addams Family (Barn Dinner Theatre). Film: Moonshot (Warner Bros. Pictures/New Line Cinema). Education: University of Arizona, University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Thanks to Mom, Dad, and Shamus. www.hensonmilam.com NATHANIEL NIEMI (Director) is the Resident Director at The Studio Theatre and Director of Education at The Sharon. The Studio directing credits: Company, Now. Here. This., Neighbors…, Assassins, 9 to 5, Ada and the Engine, and Elegies. In Hawaii, Nathaniel was an Artistic Associate of Honolulu Theatre For Youth (HTY) directing Pinocchio, Extraordinary Stories of an Ordinary Ohana, and You and Me and the Space Between. As an actor, Nathaniel has performed in Hawaii and Chicago, and on Hawaii 5-O. BA: Theatre, East Texas Baptist University; MFA: Theatre for Young Audiences (Directing), University of Hawaii at Mānoa. Nathaniel is the recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival's National Directing Award and is an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

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DAN GRANKE (Fight/Intimacy Director) is a Director, Fight Director, and Intimacy Director based in Tampa FL. Intimacy Direction Credits include: Vietgone (American Stage), Sender, At the Wake of a Dead Drag Queen, and Pilgrims (Urbanite Theatre), Carmen (Opera Orlando), Calendar Girls (The Naples Players), and Stupid F!@#ing Bird (Tampa Rep). Upcoming projects include Romeo and Juliet (Jobsite). They hold a BFA from the University of Michigan, and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, and teach movement and acting at the University of South Florida. They are certified as a teacher and fight director by the Society of American Fight Directors, and as an intimacy director with Intimacy Directors and Coordinators. SIERRA BAGGINS (Assistant House Manager) joins The Sharon and The Studio Theatre team with an extensive theatrical background. Sierra earned a BA from California State University, studying Stage Management and assuming many roles including Production Manager, Stage Manager, and backstage crew member. After graduating, she worked as Stage Manager and Internship Leader at Walt Disney World. She also worked for Universal Studios Florida as Entertainment Coordinator for events including Halloween Horror Nights and Mardi Gras. Sierra has volunteered with Give Kids the World Village, helping to provide cost-free vacations for families and children living with critical illness. Sierra is excited to be part of the team and is eager to apply her theatrical and hospitality background to this new adventure. CLAY BECKER (Technical Director) is from the DFW area of Texas. Always wanting a career in theatre, he received his BA in Theatre from the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, AR. After graduating, Clay worked as the Technical Director at Circa’ 21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island, IL before joining The Studio Theatre team in 2018. When not in the theatre, he is out hiking or biking the wonders of mother nature across the country. Clay will be happily married to the LOVE OF HIS LIFE come September of 2022 and is excited to start that wonderful next chapter with Leslie Munson. Clay invites everyone to see the brilliant work our team does at both The Sharon and The Studio venues!

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LUKE BEZIO (Production Crew) grew up in the wilds of New Hampshire where he once was cast in his elementary school's annual Festivus show as "Stage Hand." It wasn't until years later when he was studying audio engineering at a school in Maine that he was invited to work at the University of Maine's Collins Center for the Arts, and he truly found his love for the theatre. After college, he found his way to The Villages and has worked at The Sharon since 2015. Luke has greatly enjoyed the shows that have toured through the venue and made lifelong friendships along the way. KENNETH CONSTANT (Scenic Designer) is the Technical Supervisor for The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center and Resident Scenic Designer for The Studio Theatre Tierra Del Sol. He studied scenic design at North Carolina School of The Arts. Prior to graduation, he worked for several theaters including The Hangar Theatre in upstate New York, The Baystreet Theatre in the Hamptons, and Oklahoma State University where he designed, painted, and built a production of Little Shop of Horrors. In 2010 he moved to Houston and worked as a technical director, paint charge, and scenic designer for dozens of productions, where he earned awards for his designs. Kenneth has been with The Sharon since the beginning and has designed all productions for The Studio. JOSHUA E. GALLAGHER (Props Designer/Master) has been honing his craft as a scenic designer, scenic artist, and props artisan for the past decade and recently transplanted to central Florida. Previous props design credits have included Big the Musical, Looped, Man of La Mancha (Garden Theatre), Oklahoma!, Little Shop of Horrors, Ragtime, Grease, Sunset Blvd., Curtains, Camelot (MacHaydn Theatre), James and the Giant Peach, Wizard of Oz (Limelight Performing Arts Center). Joshua has a Master’s of Fine Arts in Stage Design from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Examples of his work are at www.joshuaegallagher.com STEPHANIE HORN (Assistant Stage Manager) hails from Johnson City, TN, and has been with The Sharon and The Studio Theatre since 2016. She started in The Sharon box office and explored different jobs in the theatre before settling into the role of Assistant Stage Manager. Stephanie has been involved in theatre both onstage and off since 2012. You can find her running around in the dark, backstage wings of The Studio with a headset, a cup of coffee, and a Kindle in her back pocket.

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DAVID KRUPLA (Lighting Designer) is the Lighting Director at The Sharon and Resident Lighting Designer at The Studio. The Studio Theatre design credits include Pipeline, 9 to 5, Assassins, and Neighbors. Other design credits: Hamlet, All’s Well That Ends Well, King John and Much Ado About Nothing (Nebraska Shakespeare); She Loves Me, Hansel & Gretel, Iago’s Plot, Dream Girls, In the Blood (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign); The World Goes Round (Porthouse Theatre). He has also worked with The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre, The Santa Fe Opera, and Great Lakes Theatre. David holds an MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BA from Kent State University. www.davidkrupladesigns.com RYAN LOECKEL (Company Manager) is an active musician, actor, vocalist, and collaborative arts producer. In past seasons he was heard at The Studio Theatre during 9 to 5 the Musical and It Shoulda Been You, featured at The Sharon in Bach To Broadway, fiddled as Joe-Bob in Always...Patsy Cline (Victory Productions), and played the role of Righteous Brother Bill Medley in That Lovin’ Feelin’ (Beefhouse Dinner Theatre). Ryan trained as a violist with Marcia Ferritto, and has shared the stage on tour with Josh Groban, Idina Menzel, Barry Manilow, and Trans-Siberian Orchestra among many others. His performances have been heard on syndicated broadcasts, aboard fivestar ships, and at venues internationally. Ryan’s duo album A Quiet Christmas was released in December 2019. www.loeckel.com KAT HENWOOD (Costume Designer) is delighted to be working on her first production with The Studio Theatre. She has been working as a costume and production designer in theater since 2005 and is looking forward to many more years to come. Her work has most recently been seen onstage in The Legend of Georgia McBride (Bay Street Players), The Secret Garden (Montverde Academy) as well as A Raisin in the Sun and The Bodyguard (Garden Theatre). Before moving to the Central Florida area, she designed throughout the Seattle Metro Area including The White Snake (ReAct Theater) and #Adulting (Low Brow Opera Company).

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WHITNEY MORSE (Artistic Director) is a performer, teaching artist, and Artistic Director in Central Florida. In 2011, she earned her MFA in Acting from Columbia University School of The Arts, where she studied with some of the world’s leading teaching artists including Kristin Linklater, Andrei Serban, Olympia Dukakis, Larry Singer and Anne Bogart. Whitney was a founding member of Prologue Theatre Company in Chicago where she served as Literary Manager and Casting Director. As a performer, her work at The Studio includes Next To Normal, Proof (Broadway World Award), Frankie and Johnny..., Tell Me On A Sunday, A Doll's House, 9 to 5, Elegies, and White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, among many others. Whitney is also the Artistic Director of The Sharon. www.whitneymorse.com LESLIE MUNSON (Assistant Production Manager) is happy to join The Studio Theatre in Florida after spending most of her life in northern Illinois. A theatre kid for life, she is honored to be working alongside such a passionate and knowledgeable team of professionals. When not working with The Studio crew you can find Leslie backstage at The Sharon as the resident Artist Liaison.

DANIELLE PACCIONE (Production Manager) has over 25 years professional theatrical experience. As a Production Manager, AEA Stage Manager, and Director, she has collaborated with a variety of theatrical organizations and currently serves on the Orlando Actor’s Equity Association Liaison Committee. Danielle is an original member of the “No More 10 out of 12’s” working group with a goal of providing more equitable working conditions in theatres around the world. She has worked up and down the East Coast wearing many different hats and is happy to call Florida and The Studio Theatre her home. Danielle joined The Studio team in 2017. CHAD PAVLOVICH (Scenic Carpenter) is a production hand for The Studio Theater Tierra del Sol and The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center. He has been with The Studio and The Sharon since 2016. Prior to his work at The Studio he worked as a touring guitar technician with bands including Blue October and Miranda Lambert. He is excited for new opportunities to work with lighting and audio.

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ALISON SCHARVELLA (Master Carpenter) is thrilled to be working with The Studio Theatre! She is originally from upstate NY. She graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in theater from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prior to working with The Studio, she was head carpenter at University of Florida Performing Arts.

ALEXANDER SOVRONSKY (Sound Design/Original Music & Sound) is a NYC based theatre artist, Alexander has written music for numerous Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Regional theatre productions. Some career highlights include co-composing & performing the live music for the Broadway production of Cyrano De Bergerac starring Kevin Kline and Jennifer Garner, and creating the original music and sound for the world premiere and OffBroadway premiere of Mother Of The Maid at The Public Theatre starring Glenn Close. Alexander is also an award-winning music director and actor and musician that has performed all over the country. For a good time, check out www.AlexanderSovronsky.com or follow him on IG at @Alexander.Sovronsky RACHEL WHITTINGTON (Literary Manager) is thrilled to spend another season with The Studio Theatre! Earning her BA in music from Elon University, she has worked in and around the performing arts for decades. As a performer, she has worked with The Studio Theatre, Athens Theatre, CFCArts, Orlando Fringe, The Gallery Players (NC), BARCLAY Performing Arts, Ben Folds and the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon. She joined The Sharon/Studio team in 2016 and has worked in a variety of administrative and leadership positions. As Literary Manager, she works with the Artistic Director to ensure that high quality, relevant productions are told with the care and dedication they require.

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LINDSEY YOUNG (Assistant Lighting Designer) has been working for The Sharon and The Studio since 2018. As Assistant Lighting Designer at The Sharon, Lindsey has worked on many amazing shows including Kansas, The Beach Boys, Linda Eder, REO Speedwagon, and many Broadway Tours. As Lighting Designer at The Studio, she designed for Ada and the Engine, Spike Heels, John & Jen, Now. Here. This., and Virtual Stage Readings Deborah, and Candida. She worked as Assistant Lighting Designer and Master Electrician on 9 to 5, Pipeline, Elegies, Assassins, Neighbors, It Shoulda Been You, and Stop Kiss. Other credits: Master Electrician (The Lost Colony); Lighting Designer (Roanoke Islands Waterside Theatre); Assistant Lighting Director (National Black Theatre Festival); Lighting Designer (Victory Productions at The Studio). www.lindseyslights.com MADISON YOUNGBLOOD (Swing Stage Manager/Props Assistant) is excited to work with The Studio Theatre! Florida SM credits include: Broadbend, Arkansas, Mary Poppins, Blood Brothers (Ocala Civic Theatre); Once Upon a Mattress, Cabaret, Godspell, RED, Collected Stories (College of Central Florida). Regional SM credits include: The Elementary Spacetime Show, The Bourgeois Gentleman, Guys & Dolls (University of the Arts); ADAPT! (Wilma Theater); The Color Purple (Theatre Horizon). Madison has worked with the Gershwin Theatre in New York City as a member of the Arts for Autism Broadway Concert management team, and as an intern with WICKED on Broadway. Madison graduated from the University of the Arts with a BFA in Directing, Playwriting, & Production. GRACE ZOTTIG (Production Stage Manager) is stoked to be working with The Studio Theatre for another season. Grace has been part of the team since 2018 and some of her favorite productions include: Assassins, Pipeline, Spike Heels, Neighbors…, and Now. Here. This. After graduating Rollins College in 2017, she served as the stage management intern at Orlando Repertory Theatre, and quickly landed in The Villages a year later. You can find Grace on a skateboard, in the rehearsal room with her dog, Noah, or at The Studio wearing a fancy blazer on show nights. Grace is thankful for the support from her friends, family, and mentors who helped her become the young professional she is today.

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CAST Della................................................................... Danielle Bouloy Macy.......................................................................Lorena Cohea Jen............................................................. Ashleigh Ann Gardner Tim........................................................................Trevin Cooper U/S Della............................................................. Alyson Johnson U/S Macy................................................................... Jada Griffin U/S Jen.................................................................Henson Milam U/S Tim................................................................ Jason Goedken DIRECTION Artistic Director................................................... Whitney Morse Show Director.................................................... Nathaniel Niemi Fight/Intimacy Director............................................ Dan Granke

PRODUCTION Producer................................................................ Jason Goedken Production Manager..........................................Danielle Paccione Assistant Production Manager................................Leslie Munson Technical Director.................................................Clayton Becker Literary Manager........................................... Rachel Whittington Company Manager...................................................Ryan Loeckel Production Stage Manager........................................Grace Zottig Stage Manager............................................. Madison Youngblood Assistant Stage Manager.......................................Stephanie Horn

SCENIC Scenic Designer................................................Kenneth Constant Master Carpenter............................................... Alison Scharvella Scenic Carpenters....Tony Fairchaild, Chad Pavlovich, Luke Bezio

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COSTUMES Costume Designer.................................................. Kat Henwood

LIGHTING Lighting Designer................................................... David Krupla Assistant Lighting Designer/Master Electrician.......Lindsey Young

AUDIO VISUAL Audio Engineer........................................................... Luke Bezio Audio Production Assistant ..................................Jesright Pelemo Sound Design/Original Music & Sound...... Alexander Sovronsky PROPERTIES Props Designer/Master...................................Joshua E. Gallagher

HOUSE MANAGEMENT House Manager......................................................... Heather Ard Assistant House Manager........................................Sierra Baggins

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Susan O' Halloran

Pot of Gold: Irish Stories & Songs From inspiring stories of searching for connections to the “old country” to the comical Irish way of "taking on the opposition". . . you don’t have to be Irish to enjoy this evening of stories and songs that celebrates everyone’s heritage and looks at what is universal for us all: family, sacrifice and, always, joy and laughter in the face of life’s challenges! Sue O’Halloran is one fiery redhead who has been an author and professional storyteller for the last 40 years. The media has covered her performances, productions, keynotes and seminars in such outlets as PBS People and Causes, ABC Nightline and in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and The Chicago Tribune. About her own storytelling skills, The Chicago Reader’s Critic Choice said, “O’Halloran has mastered the Irish art of telling stories that are funny and heart-wrenching at the same time.”

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